Bars in East Dulwich
From Lordship Lane to Peckham Rye, there's loads of bars in East Dulwich worth checking out this season. Whether you're in the market for calm and cosy pints, swish cocktails and delicious Japanese cuisine or bold sips paired with equally impressive burgers, we've got the lowdown on where to drink in this lively neighbourhood. Read on to find out our pick of East Dulwich's best pubs and bars.
Last updated on 25th January 2023
The Great Exhibition
For top-quality boozer with a raucous atmosphere, The Great Exhibition is an East Dulwich pub not to be missed. Meals are homely and hearty and the beer is plentiful, while entertainment comes in the form of quizzes, bingo events and bottomless brunches.
Vits + Kicks
On the hunt for a top-notch haunt in East Dulwich? Then make your way to Vits + Kicks on North Cross Road, where you'll be met with a healthy food menu inspired by international street food, alongside a cocktail menu boasting smoothie-based concoctions.
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A relaxed and friendly spot on Lordship Lane, The Plough is a must if you're looking for a bar in East Dulwich. With a gorgeous beer garden to enjoy in the summer months, their sprawling venue can also keep you cosy come winter with Sunday roasts and warm interiors.
Watson's General Telegraph
Head up towards Honor Oak and you'll find one of the best bars in East Dulwich. Watson's General Telegraph specialises in craft beers, with 12 whole taps devoted to the stuff. Join them for a session of sampling the goods, with plenty of soakage on hand courtesy of their burger menu.
The Clock House
A gorgeous bar on the East Dulwich end of Peckham Rye, The Clock House is a must-visit in the summer months. Their pretty alfresco terrace looks out over the park and makes the perfect location for a spot of people watching with an Aperol spritz in hand.
MEATLiquor East Dulwich
This bustling burger joint is also no stranger to a serious cocktail. MEATliquor East Dulwich fronts a fabulous array of potent drinks for you to enjoy, both in-house or bottled to take away, alongside their usual offering of bulging burgers and loaded fries.
East Dulwich Tavern
Mosey over to Goose Green where you'll find one of the best bars in East Dulwich. The iconic Tavern brings you a fabulous drinking and dining experience throughout the year, with traditional interiors and some delicious food options.
One of the best bars on Lordship Lane, this gorgeous Japanese restaurant is home to more than a few pretty plates. Their cocktail menu offers an eye-catching array of signature cocktails, including a lychee martini and their twist on a negroni featuring plum sake and Thai chilli sugar syrup.