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A comprehensive guide to the best Peckham bars and pubs (recently expanded). It is brought to you by The Peckham Guide which has pages on the best SE15 bars, cafes, restaurants and shops plus detailed local history & property guides, 

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

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Skylight (est. Aug 2021)                                       
120 Peckham Hill Street
SE15 5JT 
Located behind Peckham Library
Owner: Jonathan Reed

Brick Brewery (est. 2013)
Arch 209 
Blenheim Grove
SE15 4QL
020 3903 9441
Owners: Ian & Sally
Tap Room: Tues-Sat
Brewery: Deptford


The Montpelier
3 Choumert Road
SE15 4AR
020 7635 9483
Owners: Parched (since 2007)


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Victoria Inn
77 Choumert Road
SE15 4AR
020 7639 5052
Rooms: 15
Al Fresco 
Owner: MPCo

Prince of Peckham (est. 2017)
1-5 Clayton Road
SE15 5JA map
020 7635 8844
Owner: Clement Ogbonnaya
Food: Jerk chicken and more
Drinks: Beer 
Music: Big tunes
Named: After a character in the C4 Series Desmonds.
Previously The Clayton Arms
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The Gowlett Arms
62 Gowlett Road 
SE15 4HY map 
020 7635 7048 
Manager: Jack Burbage
Previously run by Jonny (back-story here). 
Wood-panelled neighborhood pub (built c1883) with an ale selection, wood-fired pizzas and outdoor seating.

The Waverley Arms
202 Ivydale Road
SE15 3BU map 
020 7635 2890
Owner: Douglas Taucher
Beer garden
Named after Waverley Park, the late Victorian development of Ivydale Road and nearby streets. 




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Peckham High St Peckham Road Peckham Rye

Old Nun’s Head
15 Nunhead Green
020 7639 4007
New owners: Laine Pub Company
Real ale and quality pub food.
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Copper Tap (Est: Feb 2016)
190-193 Peckham High Street
SE15 5EG
020 7635 6266
16 draught beers and 5 real ales 
Wines, spirits & cocktails
Live music (Sat)
Open: 4pm–late
Branch:  Joiners Arns, SE5

Peckham Pelican (est 2013)
92 Peckham Road


White Horse
20-22 Peckham Rye
SE15 4JR
020 7639 1459
Beers, wines & cocktails
Food: Babber
Al Fresco area
Owners: Parched (since 2014)
Sister Pub: The Montpelier



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Peckham Rye

Queens Road Rye Lane

Barefoot Joe’s (est. 2020) 
@ The Red Bull 
116 Peckham High Street 
SE15 5ED 
07752 112 522
Open: 7 days week (see times)
Manager: Ben
Owner: Brad
Beers & Cocktails.
Pizzas & sides.
Sat: Live music
The Red Bull is a rare example of a pub being reborn after many years of being a retail shop.
Don’t miss: The pub’s historic wall tilings (1870) of a scene from Shakespeare’s Henry VIII (see photo) by WB Simpsons & Sons (est. 1883).    

The Angel Oak (ex-The Rye)
31 Peckham Rye
SE15 3NX
Large bar garden 
Dog friendly
Owner: MPCo     

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Beer Rebellion (est. Aug 2014)
129 Queens Road
SE15 2Nd
Beers: cask, keg& cans.
Wines, whiskeys, gins, tequilas and rums
Owner: Steve Keegan
BYO: Takeaways
Dog friendly
Open: 7 days a week

Peckham Levels (est. Dec 2017)
95a Rye Lane
Converted multi-story Car park 
Levels 1-8 m between Peckham Plex and Bold Tendencies
Owners; Make Shift (Pop Brixton)     



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Frank’s Cafe (est. 2008)
10th Floor
95a Rye Lane
SE15 4ST map
Owners: Frank & Michael 
Open: June - Sept (Tues-Sun)
Open-air bar & kitchen on roof of converted multi-story car park.
(in Winter Frank’s bar is located upstairs at the Camberwell Arms, SE5)

John The Unicorn (est. 2016) 
157-159 Rye Lane
SE15 4TL
020 7732 8483
Drinks: Craft beers & cocktails
Food: Pop up street food residencies
Owners: Portobello Brewery
(opened by Antic).

Four Quarters (est July 2014)
187 Rye Lane
020 3754 7622
Bar & Grill
Wine Bar

Arcade games (Space invaders)

Two Hundred (est. Sept 2017)
200 Rye Lane
020 7732 8519
Owners: Liam &
Open: Thurs - Sun
Cuisine: Basque
Branch: Brixton (Seven)


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Ivy House
40 Stuart Road
SE15 3BE map
Real ales
Craft beers 
Al Fresco seating
Bus: 484
Originally the Newlands Tavern, it was part of the pub rock circuit in the 1970s (The Stranglers etc). In 2013 it became London's first co-operatively owned pub after threat of closure.
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