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 27th July 2021

Watson's General Telegraph

337 user reviews 4

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 Plough

5 user reviews 5

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.

The Great Exhibition

343 user reviews 4

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.

Yama Momo

1 user review 4

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.