Area Guide

 

Restaurants

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Peckham Refreshment Rooms

KNOWN FOR:
Simple and well-priced food
 

DISTANCE:
1 mins walk
 

COST:
££££(£)
 

FOOD STYLE:
upper-class British holiday-home chic
 

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Miss tapas

KNOWN FOR:
bread topped with smoky chorizo and a crispy quail-egg

DISTANCE:
3 mins walk
 

COST:
££(£)
 

FOOD STYLE:
authentic Andalusian dishes

 

Lovely House Dim Sum

Cod Fellas

DISTANCE:
3 mins walk
 

KNOWN FOR: 
char siew pork buns
 

FOOD STYLE:
chinese dim sum

COST:
£(£)

 
 

Petitou

DISTANCE:
3 mins walk
 

KNOWN FOR:
fish and chips
 

COST:
££(£)

FOOD STYLE:
 

 
 

Anderson & co

DISTANCE:
4 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
big portion quiches, salad and sandwiches

FOOD STYLE:
 

COST:
££(£)

 

Begging Bowl

DISTANCE:
4 mins walk

 

KNOWN FOR:
Thai green curry with fish cakes and sweet chilli sauce
 

COST:
££(£)

FOOD STYLE:
asian, thai cuisine

 

Pedler

DISTANCE:
9 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
Frizzle chicken, polenta, parmesan, attitude sauce

COST:
££(£)

FOOD STYLE:
modern british cuisine

DISTANCE:
4 mins walk
 

KNOWN FOR:
good coffee and Eggs Benedic

COST:
£(£)

FOOD STYLE:
British food

 

Artusi

DISTANCE:
5 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
polenta cake with crumble and cream cheese
 

COST:
££(£)

FOOD STYLE:
italian cuisine

 

Banh Banh

DISTANCE:
9 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
gob-sized eggy hemispheres filled with juicy prawns and topped with spring onion

COST:
£(£)

FOOD STYLE:
vietnamese cuisine

 

The Four Quarters

DISTANCE:
5 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
classic and retro arcade games bar

COST:
£(£)

Gowlett

DISTANCE:
11 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
amazing pizza
 

COST:
£(£)

 

John the Unicorn

DISTANCE:
4 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
craft beers

COST:
£(£)

Bar story

DISTANCE:
1 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
reasonably priced cocktails

COST:
££(£)

 

Victoria inn

DISTANCE:
4 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
extremely good and hearty food

COST:
£££(£)

Prince Albert

DISTANCE:
3 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
lovely food and warm atmosphere

COST:
£££(£)

 
 

Montpelier

DISTANCE:
5 mins walk

KNOWN FOR:
great selection of rum

COST:
££(£)

 
 

Things to do

CLF Art Cafe (Block A, Bussey Building)

A building known for the top arts venue during the day and a warehouse-style club at night

South London Gallery

One of the capital's foremost contemporary art venues, the gallery has exhibited work by shows by established international figures.

 

Arcadia Missa (art gallery)

Sunday painter

 

Where to get your groceries

Peckham’s Farmer’s Market

majority of vendors are organic, biodynamic and all produce are fairly priced.

Flock & Herd butchery

 
 

General Store

 
 

Worn not torn (secondhand shop)

Bias boutique

 

Juliets Afro Cosmetics

 
 

Best place to hang out

Canavan’s Peckham Pool Club

It's a functioning pool hall and local-ish boozer on most nights, but showcases a selection of underground DJs and producers at nights like Rhythm Section, currently Canavan's most regular party.

Peckhamplex

This rough-around-the-edges Peckham institution has character and charm in spades. Tickets are just £4.99 – or £5.99 if you want to see a film in 3D – all day, every day of the week

Montpelier’s Back Room

This pub (which is also perfectly lovely in its own right) regularly shows the latest independent films in its 30-seater Back Room. Although note that their screenings are on hiatus during the summer months.

Rooftop Film Club

Rooftop Cinema’s Peckham Rye location screens old favourites and current blockbusters throughout the summer.

 

Move your butt

Yogarise

London community boxing

 

The Gym

 
 

School guide

(Southwark 2016 ranking = 32 | 2015 = 44)
 

** 58% of the pupils are achieving the expected standard in reading writing and maths **

 

School (SAT tables)

St James The Great Primary School

·       Population: 235
·       Centre of Excellence
·       Ofsted rating: Good
·       % of pupils meeting the expected standard is well above local average

Reading          Writing          Math          All

86                   93                  89             79

 
 

John Donne Primary School      

·       Population: 494

·       Won the “International School Award”

·       Ofsted rating: Outstanding

·       Performance of students who write English as an additional language is well above national average

50                    85                  85            48

 

The Villa Primary School (independent school)

·       Population: 194

·       Ofsted rating: Outstanding

 

Bellenden Primary School

·       Population: 268

·       Centre of Excellence

·       Ofsted rating: Good

78                     81                    70           67