London Uncovered: Things to see and do in London’s Peckham

To celebrate the opening of our new London Peckham Hotel, we’re revealing all the must-see spots in Peckham. Filled with contemporary art exhibitions and unique brewery taprooms – Peckham has it all!

Discover all the sights, hidden gems and fun things to do in Peckham with our London Uncovered guide.


MOCA London

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The Museum of Contemporary Art London is a project space designed to showcase established and upcoming artists. Exhibitions often include work which is thought-provoking and pushes boundaries, meaning that art showcased at MOCA London can frequently attract global attention.

From outstanding installations to mind-bending sculptures, every corner of this museum is a playground for the imagination. And the best part? The museum’s lively atmosphere and friendly staff create a welcoming space where you can truly immerse yourself in the world of modern art.

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Mr Bao

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Attention foodies and lovers of fluffy goodness! Prepare your taste buds for a culinary delight at Mr Bao in Peckham. Since 2016, this neighbourhood gem has been dishing out the fluffiest buns in London, and locals just can’t get enough. This casual and cosy restaurant will welcome you with open arms and a friendly smile.

Mr Bao prides themselves on delivering exceptional service and mouthwatering food in a relaxed and affordable setting. The menu is a delightful blend of Taiwanese steamed buns, Asian favourites and creative twists. From the irresistible kimchi that will keep you coming back for more, to the pillowy softness of their signature bao, there’s something to satisfy every palate. Trust us, your taste buds will thank you!

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Prince of Peckham

Prepare to have a royally good time at The Prince of Peckham pub in London. This lively and welcoming spot is the crown jewel of Peckham’s social scene, featuring bottomless brunches, live music, fitness classes and all the key matches for your footie fix. Step into the warm embrace of this local gem and soak up the vibrant atmosphere. From the friendly staff to the lively crowd, it’s a place where everyone feels like family.

Pull up a stool, grab a pint of your favourite craft beer, and let the good times roll. And let’s not forget the mouthwatering selection of pub grub that will satisfy any craving. From jerk chicken burgers to curry goat and incredible vegan options, there’s something to please every palate.

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Peckham Carboot

Calling all bargain hunters and treasure seekers! Get ready to embark on a thrilling bargain-hunting adventure at the Peckham Carboot in London. This hidden gem of a market is a paradise for those who love a good deal and a dose of quirky charm. Picture this: rows upon rows of cars, vans and stalls filled to the brim with secondhand goodies, vintage gems, and unexpected trinkets just waiting to be discovered. It’s like a real-life treasure hunt where you never know what you might stumble upon.

The lively atmosphere and friendly vendors create a delightful experience that will have you smiling from ear to ear. And don’t be put off by bad British weather as the Peckham Carboot ensures to operate come rain or shine!

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Brick Brewery Taproom

Get ready to indulge in a delightful experience at the Brick Brewery Taproom in Peckham. Located at the original brewing site, the taproom is the perfect destination for beer enthusiasts and those seeking delicious bites. Discover a paradise of flavours with 20 draught lines, including cask, serving a wide selection of Brick Beers and brews from favourite guest breweries.

Whether you prefer a classic pint or want to explore new craft creations, they’ve got you covered. With both indoor seating and a secluded beer garden, there’s plenty of space to relax and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere. And when it comes to satisfying your cravings, they’ve teamed up with Mikos Gyros to bring a taste of Greece to Peckham. Sink your teeth into a choice of grilled Pork, Chicken, Vegan, or Halloumi gyros, in a fluffy Greek pitta, topped with red onions, tomatoes, sauce, and yes, chips! Trust us, it’s a match made in foodie heaven, especially when paired with an exceptional beer.

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CLF Art Cafe

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Discover the vibrant world of the CLF Art Cafe in Peckham! Situated in the historic Bussey Building, this dynamic venue spans five floors, each bursting with creativity and excitement. Prepare to be captivated by a diverse range of events, from music and theatre to dance, film, and art. This venue is a hub of energy, hosting everything from grassroots shows to cutting-edge performances. With a lineup that boasts legends like Fred Wesley and The New J.B.s, Disclosure and The Fatback Band, the CLF Art Cafe is a destination that never disappoints.

What sets this venue apart is its down-to-earth atmosphere, welcoming visitors with open arms. The interior of the venue is a sight to behold, an ever-evolving space that transforms to suit the imagination of different artists and promoters. From an enchanting Alice in Wonderland-themed forest to a visually immersive 3D spectacle, the possibilities are endless.

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Bussey Rooftop Bar

Prepare to elevate your social experience at the incredible Bussey Rooftop Bar, the ultimate destination for panoramic views and tropical vibes in Peckham. As the highest drinking spot in South East London, it offers a breathtaking perspective of the neighbourhood and beyond. Quench your thirst with a wide selection of cocktails, mocktails, beers, and ciders, perfectly complemented by Share A Slice‘s pizza menu.

Their mouth-watering pizzas are back on Bussey Rooftop Bar’s menu this summer, catering to all dietary preferences with a range of gluten-free and vegan options. So gather your friends, raise your glasses, and ascend to the heights of Bussey Rooftop Bar for an unparalleled experience of breathtaking views, delicious drinks, and unforgettable pizza.

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