About The Palmerston

We welcome you to The Palmerston where you can expect fine dining in an informal, pub environment. We offer an extensive wine list sourced from around the world. Friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to assist you and ensure that your experience with us is relaxed and enjoyable. The Palmerston re-opened after a much needed refurbishment on the 27th of February 2004. Since then, under the guidance of Head Chef Jamie Younger, it has received much critical acclaim and has become a firm favourite in the increasingly popular East Dulwich area of South London as proven when, through public vote, the Palmerston won the "Best Gastro Pub in London, Gold award' at the LBC, Independent Newspaper - 'Living London' 2006 awards. In 2008 The Palmerston entered the top 60 in the UK Restaurant awards.

Prices and Opening Times

£26 to £40

Venue Details & Map

91 Lordship Lane
SE22 8EP
Public transport:
East Dulwich, National Railway
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app

Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Palmerston

5.0 out of 5 7 June 2014
by Erkan E.

One of the best gastropubs I have dined at in South London, with a quality selection of beers, ales and cider to boot.

Worth checking out, but best to book in advance if you plan to visit on the weekend.more

4.0 out of 5 24 December 2013
by Chaseit O.

Great place for a great diner! We went there for an early xmas diner with the whole family. The type of food is European/British. We decided to go for a starter and main course and skipped the desert because we were so full.

The wine list is great with foreigner wines coming from Australia and was good, we chose the Shiraz.

The food is very good and I went for squids as starter and the lamb...more

4.0 out of 5 22 December 2013
by Cynthia D.

All our visiting family have been here with us over the years as it is a great pub with great food. Last night's meal was no different. I has grilled goats cheese with caramelised pears & celery and walnut salad. The flavours were amazing together. My husband & I shared the cote de boeuf which came with dauphinois. Another great course. We finished with a shared chocolate pithivier (pie)..I...more

3.0 out of 5 18 November 2013
by James D.

wasn't particularly impressed by The Palmerston, despite the reviews. however 2 stars may be harsh.

the venue is passed its best and really

could with a spruce up. dirty toilets and a new paint job in order.

we came late on Saturday night ordered mains only and waited nearly 45 mins. my steak was decent but my friends very fatty and more rare than medium. I think the fish dish...more

5.0 out of 5 16 July 2009
by Thomas W.

The Palmerston has been doing good things down in East Dulwich for about 5 years now and has steadfastedly remained a favourite. I go here on my own, I go here with friends, I go here with family, I go here for food, I go here for drinks.

When it launched the talk was that it was an ex Gordon Ramsay chef starting up his own place. I am not sure whether that chef is still involved and I am...more

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