Sunday in Dulwich

Visiting Dulwich has been on my list for a while. It’s not far from where I live and the pretty streets and multiple parks caught my eye ages ago when I ran through them on a random run from Southwark to Norwood Junction. It was a great decision!

We jumped on the train and arrived about 12.20, heading straight for breakfast at Brick Street Bakery. It wasn’t the most welcoming of places – it was group seating and the server was pretty unhelpful when I asked about the system for finding seats – but luckily a couple got up from the bar style seating in the window just as we were speaking to her so it wasn’t a problem. On the menu was all day breakfast, grilled cheese and a sandwich and salad of the day plus a few pastries. I went for the grilled cheese and Ben ordered two boiled eggs and soldiers.

We definitely had nothing to complain about foodwise! The grilled cheese was a huge great attack on a plate, with loads of cheese oozing out and spring onions mixed in. Check it out.

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Ben’s eggs came with about 18 soldiers in fresh toasted sour dough. They were stacked 3 high! I was too full to taste them but he informed me they were good.

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Afterwards we wandered up Lordship Lane. Its lovely and has tonnes of nice shops including an Oliver Bonas and a Picture House cinema! We will definitely be back in the near future.

It was a nice day so we decided to walk partway back to Streatham. It was like walking around one if the villages round where I grew up with quirky cottages, flower filled gardens and pretty much no traffic. I know where I want to live when I grow up!

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