There are many factors that go into making a local neighbourhood worth staying in but the choice of dining options in an area is a big issue. Thankfully, Peckham and Nunhead have a great deal to offer and if you are looking to enjoy a great meal out or a fantastic snack while on the go, you will find plenty on offer in both of these South London districts.
Given that there has been a lot of talk about the gentrification of Peckham (even though Peckham was being gentrified long before that term was over-used for modern day London), it will come as no surprise to learn that there are some quirky and fantastic places to eat in Peckham.
One of the most popular options at the moment is Mr Bao, where you will find sandwiches that are as soft as a cloud, coming in steamed buns. There is a wide range of fillings to choose from, even a sweet option with marshmallows, if you are looking for an option that completes omits the savoury outlook. This is also an excellent brunch destination combining your standard options like bacon and eggs with the expected steamed buns.
If you have a taste for the Far East, you will find the Begging Bowl, which is located in the Bellenden area. This is a Thai restaurant that has managed to come up with a line of fantastic chefs and the fish cakes come highly recommended.
It may be that you prefer some cuisine that is still continental but is perhaps found closer to home and if you do, the handily located Artusi is an excellent choice. It’s a family run Italian restaurant that has developed an excellent reputation for fresh pasta and the finest ingredients, which means that it will be a brilliant choice if you are looking to leave a restaurant feeling well fed.
It may be that your idea of a good night is more focused on the drink as opposed to dining element and of course, Peckham has plenty on offer. You will find that the Brick Brewery, located on Blenheim Grove, is a great place to drink and they serve up their own beers. When it comes to supporting a local option, this is exactly the sort of place that people love and Peckham is all the better for having these localised options.
Anyone looking for a great place to dine in Nunhead will find that The Habit is regularly recommended, and it is easy to see. Whether you are looking for a breakfast to set you up for the day or you want something more substantial in the evening, this is a versatile restaurant that manages to do everything rather well. This means you can be confident that this will not let you down when it comes to being confident when heading out for a meal.
The name, Four Hundred Rabbits, may be slightly off-putting but for fantastic pizza, you will gladly travel a lot further than to Evelina Road, which is where this restaurant is located. The reviews of the chorizo offering make it look a fantastic idea if you are heading for a pizza and the home-made chilli oil adding a unique touch. You can also pick up a pizza to go if you’d rather enjoy your meal from the comfort of your own home.
Sometimes you get the feeling that you will like a place by its name alone and The Beer Shop is definitely the sort of place that grabs attention for all of the right reasons. There are plenty of snacks on offer but it is the wide beer selection that makes this option well worth checking out and as it is located on Nunhead Green, many people will find it to be a convenient destination for a fun-filled couple of hours.
Whatever tastes you have, whatever time of day or it is and whatever you feel like eating, Peckham and Nunhead have plenty to offer, which means that it is a fantastic place to stay. When it comes to dining out or making a big evening of it, these South East London districts give you everything you could be looking for.