The Palmerston  

 
 
ADDRESS
91 Lordship Lane, SE22 8EP
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Lunch Mon to Fri 12noon-2.30pm Sat 12noon-3pm & Sun 12noon-3pm, Dinner Mon to Sat 7pm-10pm, Sun 7pm-9.30pm
 
PRICES
Main courses £14.50-£19, Lunch £13 (2 courses), £16.75 (3 courses)
 

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The PalmerstonAfter eight years as head chef of Bibendum, Jamie Younger brought his cooking talents to The Palmerston (formally The Lord Palmerston) in East Dulwich in 2004. On the corner of the main shopping street, Lordship Lane, and North Cross Road which has a lovely weekend market, The Palmerston is split into 'pub' and 'gastro' with two rooms fulfilling both distinct roles. Partnering with Paul Rigby, owner of The Sea Cow nearby, Younger transformed The Palmerston from a 'spit and sawdust' boozer to this well regarded gastro pub which was hailed as "a saviour of East Dulwich... Bringing the denizens highly accomplished seasonal cooking at decent prices" (The Independent) when it first opened. It's certainly a hit with the young professionals this area is home to. And dishes like grilled English calves liver, 28 day aged beef rib eye steak, confit duck leg with cabbage appeal to those looking for an indulgent (if expensive) meal out. Sister pub The Herne Tavern, also in East Dulwich, is somewhat different and far more family friendly with a large garden where the kids can run around.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Denmark Hill Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
East Dulwich Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
North Dulwich Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Palmerston

Nearest to The Palmerston
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rye Hotel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
31 Peckham Rye, SE15 | 11 minutes from The Palmerston
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The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 13 minutes from The Palmerston
Sister pub to The Palmerston on Lordship Lane, The Herne Tavern is quite a different offering and is ideally suited to families with its large outdoor ... More
 
 
 
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The Rosendale
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Rosendale Road, SE21 | 33 minutes from The Palmerston
The winner of the Time Out Award for Best Gastropub 2007 is indeed a truly splendid restaurant, with a short menu of hip modern cuisine made ... More
 
 
 
 
 
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Dining near The Palmerston

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Tandoori Nights
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
73 Lordship Lane, SE22 | Same location as The Palmerston
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Veer Zara
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
44 Lordship Lane, se22 | 1 minute from The Palmerston
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Dulwich Tandoori
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
54 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 1 minute from The Palmerston
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Palmerston

Near The Palmerston
On Soon
Plosive Comedy In Dulwich: Tim Key
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Friday 6th October 2017 - 8pm-10.15pm
The Palmerston, Townley Road, SE22 | 8 minutes from The Palmerston
Comedy, Stand-Up....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 18th October 2017 - 7.30pm
The Palmerston, Townley Road, SE22 | 8 minutes from The Palmerston
Adam Kay talks about everything you wanted to know about being a junior doctor....More
 
 
 
Plosive Comedy In Dulwich: Sara Pascoe
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Saturday 4th November 2017 - 8pm-10.15pm
The Palmerston, Townley Road, SE22 | 8 minutes from The Palmerston
Comedy, Stand-Up....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Palmerston

Near The Palmerston
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bussey Building
London > Entertainment >
133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 16 minutes from The Palmerston
Once an industrial powerhouse, one of the premier cricket bat makers in the country and an air raid shelter during the Second World War, the historic ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Peckham
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Havil Street, SE5 | 26 minutes from The Palmerston
In the heart of Borough, behind Southwark Town Hall, the Peckham Theatre offers theatre workshops especially aimed at children and young people in the borough. Their ... More
 
 
 
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Jack Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
410 Brockley Road, SE4 | 31 minutes from The Palmerston
The Jack Studio Theatre (formerly known as Brockley Jack Theatre) is a welcoming 50-seat fringe theatre in Brockley - so welcoming that it won the public ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Palmerston

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Palmerston
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MOCA London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 13 minutes from The Palmerston
Founded in 1994 as a project based museum, MOCA - or The Museum of Contemporary Art, London - got its first home, in the Bellenden Renewal ... More
 
 
 
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Copeland Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Copeland Road, SE15 | 18 minutes from The Palmerston
A large, partitioned white-walled gallery space within Copeland Park, home to the Bussey Building, the Copeland Gallery is an ideal space ... More
 
 
 
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Rod Barton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
41-45 Consort Road, SE15 | 18 minutes from The Palmerston
Rod Barton, one of the heads of Julian Opie's studio, runs this gallery which relocated from a Georgian garage in between Clerkenwell and Islington to south ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Palmerston

The best shops and markets near The Palmerston
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Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Northcross Road, SE22 | 2 minutes from The Palmerston
Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 3 minutes from The Palmerston
This East Dulwich branch of Moxon's fishmongers in Lordship Lane is a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced fish and is regarded as one of the best ... More
 
 
 
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Spray Rose
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 4 minutes from The Palmerston
Based in sleepy Dulwich, London’s number one mail order florist offers a comprehensive service across the city, the country and the world! And you won’t find ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Palmerston

Near The Palmerston
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 2 miles from The Palmerston
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2.7 miles from The Palmerston
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 3 miles from The Palmerston
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Leisure near The Palmerston

The Palmerston gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 5 minutes from The Palmerston
Goose Green, the triangle of grass at the northern end of Lordship Lane which links St John's Church to the East Dulwich high street, was once ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 9 minutes from The Palmerston
Peckham Rye combines the Park and Common providing a large green space for sports, sun bathing, families and ducks. Notable aspects include ornamental gardens - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 19 minutes from The Palmerston
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Pubs near The Palmerston

The best pubs near London The Palmerston.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Palmerston
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
91 Lordship Lane, SE22 | Same location as The Palmerston
After eight years as head chef of Bibendum, Jamie Younger brought his cooking talents to The Palmerston (formally The Lord Palmerston) in East Dulwich in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rye Hotel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
31 Peckham Rye, SE15 | 11 minutes from The Palmerston
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 13 minutes from The Palmerston
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Nightlife near The Palmerston

The Palmerston clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 31 minutes from The Palmerston
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
 
 
 
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Brixton Beach
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 | 32 minutes from The Palmerston
Each summer, Londoners can enjoy the charms of the seaside without leaving the city at the rooftop Brixton Beach . I nspired by the ... More
 
 
 
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Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 33 minutes from The Palmerston
This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Palmerston

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Palmerston.
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 2.5 miles from The Palmerston
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 2.7 miles from The Palmerston
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 19 minutes from The Palmerston
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
 

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Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
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Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

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Designer Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores ...More

 
California
California
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 2 minutes walk from The Palmerston

A landmark exhibition, California at the Design Museum is the first to examine a state's current global reach. From LSD ...More

 
California: Designing Freedom
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 2 minutes walk from The Palmerston

Picking up the story in the 1960s, the exhibition charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture....More

Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Leighton House Museum 4 minutes walk from The Palmerston

The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House Museum, Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity is devoted to one of the ...More

 
The National Wedding Show
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 10 minutes walk from The Palmerston

Everything for the bride and groom as well as help and advice on planning and financing the perfect wedding and ...More

Enlightened Princesses
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 12 minutes walk from The Palmerston

This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, ...More

Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2018 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 12 minutes walk from The Palmerston

Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of ...More

Sebastiaan deKrom
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

The Troubadour 16 minutes walk from The Palmerston

Dutch jazz and rock percussionist who has performed with Herbie Hancock and John Scofield, and teaches at BIMM London....More

Troubadour Sunday Night Jazz
Concerts | Until 31st December 2017 

The Troubadour 16 minutes walk from The Palmerston

Weekly jazz night hosted by Sebastiaan De Krom and friends....More

WW1 Camouflage School
Tours | Until 24th September 2017 

Kensington Gardens 17 minutes walk from The Palmerston

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Combining restaurant and butcher, Macellaio RC doesn't shy ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
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The Dark Room
The Dark Room
Theatre | From 8th November 

Theatre 503

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A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
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Frog by Adam Handling
Dining 

The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
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Lambeth Fireworks
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Brockwell Park

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The Store Studios
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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