South East London
A locals' guide to South East London
"There are some great new developments springing up in Beckenham"Ashley Whitehouse
"I love this stunning converted coach house set within breathtaking Sundridge Park Golf Course."Ryan Ninnis
"Crystal Palace transmitting station is a beacon for the South."Simon Darvill
Where do South East London locals go?
Brown & Green Cafe
This charming cafe sells delicious cakes and fried breakfasts. It's a great spot to visit on a lazy Sunday afternoon or after a jog around Mayow Park!
Submitted by Joe
Such great service from this independent restaurant. The pizzas and the seafood are highly recommended!
Submitted by Sophie
Church House Gardens
Beautiful gardens that form a magical setting for outdoor performances on the open-air stage and in the amphitheatre.
Submitted by Matthew
The Beer Shop
Lovely little craft beer micro pub with great music, staff and beer!
Submitted by Hannah
Mocktails and cocktails whilst enjoying lovely views of the City from the top of Crystal Palace Triangle.
Submitted by Alice
Great pastas and wood-fired pizzas, you can always find voucher codes for this Italian chain.
Submitted by Ryan
Mediterranean food in the heart of Greenwich along bustling Greenwich Church Street. A wide and varied menu of dishes and cuisines and a great place for all the family.
Submitted by Maria
An industrial, but welcoming bar and restaurant hidden behind Tate Modern.
Submitted by Stephen
Good Thymes Supper Club
A monthly supper club inside someone's home in Ladywell, where local people come to meet and taste some good home-cooked food. Every month there's a different theme.
Submitted by Sharon
Telegraph Hill Park
The park with a view! Enjoy a picnic with a landscape of the most beautiful city line. #TelegraphHillPark
Submitted by Salva
West Norwood Health and Leisure Centre
So many activities for adults and children. I personally love the exercise classes, Zumba and Boxfit.
Submitted by a local resident
The View From the Shard
A really nice afternoon out if you are new to London, have visitors or just want something to do one day. Amazing uninterrupted views over London and on a clear day you can see for over 30 miles!
Submitted by Hollie
Ginger and Bean
A cute coffee shop in Sundridge Park with homemade cakes and toasted sandwiches. The coffee is to die for!
Submitted by Chloe
A great day out for all the family watching Crystal Palace FC play at their home ground.
Submitted by Nick
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Did you know?
"St George's Church on Beckenham's High Street is reported to have the oldest lychgate in England dating from the 13th century. A lychgate is a timber framed arch found at the entrance to many churchyards."
Explore South East London
Child-friendly activities near South East London
Breastfeeding SupportBellingham Baby Cafe
Come along to the breastfeeding cafe for a friendly welcome and refreshments as well as support and information to help you breastfeed your baby. Website
Babistic Baby MassageManor House Gardens
Learn how to massage your baby with a full body routine and yoga movements. Learn some songs & rhymes too. There is time set aside after each session for refreshments, feeding of baby and to socialise with others if you would like to stay around for. Website
Boppin' BunniesSt. Saviours Scout Hall,
Exciting music classes for under 5s, led by professional musicians. Running across the South East, for families nurseries and schools! Bookings: Per term = £6.50/class | Per half term = £7/class | Drop-in = £8 subject to availability Website
Saturday Morning Drama for 5-7 yrsBellingham Leisure & Lifestyle Centre
Fun and creative sessions on a Saturday morning! Play drama games make friends and have fun. Weekly drop-in workshops. Parents/carers can wait or come back and collect their children at 11am. Website
All our babies are born with the natural ability to swim and are perfectly adapted to immersion in water. AQUATOTS methods are based on word association, fun and encouragement, so your baby gradually builds up confidence and skills in the water. Discover the wonderful experience of swimming together with your baby, both above and under the water. Website
Tuesday Music School - clarinet group tuition (6-9yrs)The Conservatoire
Come and learn the clarinet in the most fun way possible! Our experienced tutors will guide you through the journey of learning your instrument and together with the rest of your group will join up with the other classes to create an orchestra! Website
Make Art with Children CourseThe Conservatoire,
The Little Art-venture Club will introduce your child to the fun of art making in a safe and fun environment. Your child will learn new skills on a week-to-week basis and gain more confidence in the vocabulary they use to describe what they see and feel. Website
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