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A regularly updated guide to the best East Dulwich restaurants and gastropubs. It is brought to you by The East Dulwich Guide which has pages on the best SE22 bars, cafes, restaurants and shops plus detailed local history & property guides,  See our East Dulwich Sunday Roasts guide.

It is part of the South London Guide (est. 2003) which covers independent businesses from Bermondsey down to Bromley.

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Franklins (Est: 1999)
107 Lordship Lane
020 8299 9598
Antonio Martinez Bueno
Specialises in Britsih meat dishes with seasonal produce.
Chef: Raif Wittig
Rodney Franklin
Josephs (est. 2023)
350 Lordship Lane
SE22 8HJ
020 3623 7315
Owners: Turan & 
Posh fish & chips.
Businesframerss named after their father who ran an Old Kent Road restaurant.
Branch: Bermondsey             
Replaced Hawkins Picture

Evi’s (est. Aug 2023)
18 North Cross Road, 
SE22 9EU 
Owners: Evi Peroulaki & Conor Mills
(who ran the popular Souvlaki Street in the Saturday market)
Greek restaurant            
Replaced Blue Mountain Cafe which kick-started ED gentrification in 1993.



Japanese Pizzeria Pub
Il Mirto (est. 2009
5-6 Melbourne Grove
SE22 8RE
T: 020 8693 6546
Contact: Enga
Italian desserts
More info

Monkatsu (est. Feb 2019)
49 North Cross Road
SE22 9ET 
Tel: 020 3730 2107
Cuisine: Katsu & Sushi
Home delivery

500 Degrees
41 Lordship Lane, 
SE22 8EW 
Manager: Gentian
London Pizza chain  

The Herne Tavern
2 Forest Hill Road
(020) 8299 9521
Real ales
Craft beers
Beer Garden
Open: 7 days a week midday to midnight

Spanish Tapas Thai Restaurant

The Lordship Pub (Est. 2015)
211 Lordship Lane
020 8299 2068
Sister pub: Brown Dog, Barnes

119 Grove Lane
SE5 8BG map
020 7737 1888 
Owner: Javier
Located 3 minutes from Denmark Hill Overground
Tapete is Spanish for a table cloth
Cuisine: Spanish
Drinks: Spanish wines & beers
Covers; *
Al fresco seating at front  plus back garden
Maria's Tortilla (est. 2019)
120 Lordship Lane, 
SE22 8HD
Tel: 020 8613 1444
Owners: Maria and James
Independent tapas bar serving Basque and Spanish cuisine. Freshly made tapas and pintxos, large selection of wines, sherry, cava and cocktails. Plus churros con chocolate.
Thai Corner
44 North Cross Road, 020 8299 2552
Opened in 200* the Thai Corner (originally a sweet shop) is ideal for intimate lunches and dinners.
Value for money Thai cuisine. 30 covers. BYO. Also does takeaways.
More info
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Drop Dulwich (est. 2022)
1-3 Melbourne Terrace, 
Melbourne Grove
SE22 8RE map 
Wine Bar
Wine shop
Home delivery

Spinach (est. Oct. 2016)
161 Lordship Lane
East Dulwich
SE22 8HD map
020 8299 3344 
Owner: Melissa
Chef: Bryan 
Covers: 80
Closed: Sun & Mon evenings
Vegetable focused restaurant open breakfast through to dinner, where veggies have equal billing to meat and fish. Ottelenghi style.

2107 Telegraph Review 


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