East Dulwich has been named one of the best places to live in the UK – the only south London neighbourhood to make the list.

A blogger, Muddy Stilettos, has put East Dulwich in the top 260 places to live in 2024.

The decision is based on a range of factors such as culture, house prices, places to eat and shop amongst others.

Muddy Stilettos described the neighbourhood as “cool” but “not in a graffiti-scrawled, underground clubs and street food way, think more farmers markets, art galleries and notable restaurants.”

Something than can make a neighbourhood feel homier is a cute café to head to on a weekend morning for some coffee, cake and a catch up with friends.

So, we have compiled a list of the best East Dulwich pubs according to Yelp for anyone looking for join one of “the best neighbourhoods in the UK” or for residents looking for a new favourite local spot.


Kanella and Co

This Greek deli is based on Lordship Lane in East Dulwuch and a reviewer on Yelp described it as “a treat to discover.”

They went on to say that the interior is “cute and trendy” while the food is “delicious and fresh”.


FCB Artisan Espresso Bar

Based on Windsor Walk at Denmark Hill station, this cafe is a favourite with people for its great coffee.

A reviewer said: “My oat milk latte was so good.

"I passed by this shop by accident but I will definitely be back.

"It made a nice walk by the water even better."


Café Como

This café is right next to Peckham library for anyone looking for a quick coffee break in between time reading or studying.

Café Como has glowing reviews on Yelp, being described as “pretty much perfect”.

The reviewer said: “You’d be hard pressed to find something on their menu that is more than a fiver.

“The people that work the counter are some of the nicest I’ve met in London.”


Love Walk Café

Based in Camberwell, this café is just a short distance from East Dulwich.

Reviewers on Yelp love the food, the coffee and the atmosphere with its only critique being that it is a cash only spot.

One said: “The café has a really quirky and artsy décor to it, which really adds to the satisfaction of dining there.”


The Pigeon Hole Café

This is another Camberwell spot loved by locals.

On Yelp, reviewers loved the informal atmosphere and friendly staff which makes the place feel homey.

One reviewer said: “A hidden gem for first time visitors, but already a steady favourite for many.”