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Dine in: Peckham’s hidden gems

Peckham has a wide array of wonderful food, from gourmet to fried chicken all available in the bustling south east London district.

If you’re looking for a delicious vegan meal or some tasty Indian food – Peckham’s got it all, meaning you will always find a dish to fit your mood.

Below are our tip picks for eating in Peckham:

En Root, Peckham Rye

If you’re looking for delicious vegan Indian food, En Root is a must try. Bringing seasonal vegetables, pulses and aromatic spices – it delivers a unique selection of Indian street food alongside some famous favourites. On the affordable side, En Root brings dosa, curry, salads with a healthy twist. My personal favourites: Jerk Dosa and Samosa Chaat.

Good Neighbour, Rye Lane

Run by Australian chef Paul Williamson and his team, Good Neighbour is a perfectly cozy spot for date nights and family dinners. Serving small sharing plates alongside a curated wine and cocktail list – the menu changes with seasons.

They have a fabulous variety of vegetarian food as well as a great variety of selection for meat and seafood lovers. My personal favourites: Miso aubergine doughnuts, pressed lamb shoulder, and prawn croquettes with black garlic aioli. 

Slow Ritchies

Great service, banging burgers, crispy chips, homemade sauces and beer. What else can one need? If you’re looking to try something new – I recommend the Haggis Beef Burger. Chef’s kiss.

Mr Bao

Mr Bao has the fluffiest and tastiest steamed buns. With a mix of Taiwanese specials and Asian favourites – they’ve got a bit of something for everyone! With affordable prices and exceptional service, Mr Bao is a great date night spot in the Peckham neighbourhood.

My personal favourites include the Beef Brisket Bao, Shiitake Mushroom Bao and the Fried Chicken with Smokey Miso Mayo. So good!

Kudu Grill

On a slightly boujee note, Kudu Grill is a family run restaurant, cocktail and wine bar. With South African roots, their menus are shaped by seasonal produce.

From baking their own delicious Kudu bread to a fine selection of South African wines – if you’re in town and want to spend a little bit more than usual, this is the spot. I highly recommend the Onglet and anything with bread!


Morley’s is nothing less than a rite of passage in South London. Support your local business and check out your local chicken shop.

If you’re in South London and looking for something quick, comforting and tasty – you can’t go wrong with a Morley’s. Hungover or sober, there’s nothing like fried chicken. My go to is the double chicken burger with fries!

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