How is life in Honor Oak? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Honor Oak is an inner suburban area principally of the London Borough of Lewisham, with part in the London Borough of Southwark. It is named after the oak tree on One Tree Hill that Elizabeth I is reputed to have picnicked under. “

What to do in the area of Honor Oak

Honor Oak is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Honor Oak event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Honor Oak and where helps get situated when moving. Our map compiles property price points and other details from this article to outline what’s available in Honor Oak.

The amenities you might need in Honor Oak

Below is a list of the places you may want to check out if the area of Honor Oak. This can really help you out when you are moving to an area or neighbourhood.

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Honor Oak

We weren’t able to locate medical institutions or stores in this neighbourhood. Let us know in the comments if we are wrong so we can add them to our list.

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Post offices in and around the area of Honor Oak

Want to send and receive parcels easily? There is no better way to do that than having a post office nearby. Not only do they provide post services but post office in Honor Oak can provide a wide range of services such as: sending money or subscribing post insurance. Here is the list of post offices in your next area

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Honor Oak Park Post Office 70 Brockley Rise, London 3.8 63
Crofton Park Sub Post Office 395 Brockley Road, London 2.8 87
Post box In front of, 395 Brockley Road, London 5 1

Schools around Honor Oak

Having a school near the place you live is a great feature of the property you are about to move in. Please find below a list of the schools within the area of Honor Oak.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Little Cubs Academy Preschool & Nursery Forest Hill, Honor Oak 25, 27 Boveney Road, London 4.6 16
Forest Hill Clarinet Tuition 22A Garthorne Road, London 2 1
Singing and Acting Lessons Whatman Road, London N/A N/A
Studio 23 Performing Arts Ackroyd Community Centre, Ackroyd Road, London 5 3
Young Oaks Day Nursery Ackroyd Road, London 4.7 15
Songs of Farewell 12 Codrington Hill, London N/A N/A
Stillness Junior School Brockley Rise, London 4 4
Kumon Maths & English Honor Oak Christian Fellowship Centre, Honor Oak Road, London 5 9
New Vision Day Nursery 35 Sunderland Road, London N/A N/A
Sunrise Community Nursery Brockley Way, London 5 9
Dulwich Dyslexia 37 Scutari Road, London 5 1
Kilmorie School 9 Hurstbourne Road, London N/A N/A
Dalmain Primary School Grove Close, London 3.9 9
Pitta Patta Day Nursery Forest Hill 48 Saint German’s Road, London 3.8 10
Brockley Rise Centre 2 Brockley Rise, London 4.2 13
St William of York Primary School Brockley Park, London 5 3
Stillness Primary School Brockley Rise, London 4 3
Guitar lessons 58A Honor Oak Park, London N/A N/A
Seedlings 9-11 Firs Close, London 4.1 7
Forest Hill Montessori 1 Rojack Road, London 3.8 16

In Honor Oak, what tube and train stations are nearby?

Train and tube stations in Honor Oak can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Honor Oak Park Honor Oak Park, London 4.4 39
Crofton Park United Kingdom 3.7 16

In the city of Honor Oak, what kind of things are there to do?

What makes the heart of Honor Oak? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs and gyms that exist in Honor Oak to help you decide as to whether to move there or not.

Gyms to stay in shape in Honor Oak

As remote work becomes more prevalent, there’s a corresponding rise in gym attendance to maintain fitness. With options like David Lloyd, TheGym, and others, Honor Oak could be instrumental in helping you stay in shape – a valuable amenity in close proximity.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

What type of green space is there in Honor Oak?

One of London’s best assets is its green spaces. See if Honor Oak offers room to roam.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Museums & Galleries nearby

The vitality of a region is shaped by its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Honor Oak, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

Are there any good pubs in Honor Oak?

As Londoners, we love our local pubs. Honor Oak has great ones to become your new regular spot. Consider these if visiting or moving to the area of Honor Oak.

Pub name Name Address Description
Brockley Barge 184 Brockley Road Brockley SE4 2RR Formerly the Breakspear Arms. Ex-Courage, closed in 1994. A wedge shaped corner pub reopened in 2000 by Wetherspoon. New name derives from the nearby Croydon Canal. Spacious interior, with restrained modern décor. All facilities are on the same level here. Popular, good range of ages from 20s to 70s, very good community mix. 10 handpumps on the bar counter in 2 banks, each of 5.
Brockley Brewery & Taproom 31 Harcourt Road Brockley SE4 2AJ Former small local brewery, now just one of their tap rooms open Wednesday to Sunday for both on and off trade. Both cask and bottled beers are available.
Brockley Jack 410 Brockley Road Brockley SE4 2DH Centuries-old coaching inn, this building dates from 1898. Ex-Courage, from 1994 Magic Pub Co, from 1996 Greene King. Imposing building, red brick with fancy stonework, a whale’s shoulder bone near the top which used to be the pub sign, stone and granite ground floor frontage with large front bay window. Fairly spacious interior, refurbished in 2013. One nice fancy wall of dark wood and mirrors, mix of modern upholstered furniture. The Jack Studio Theatre at rear has been here since the 1990s, see its website www.brockleyjack.co.uk. Flame Grill chain menu. Nice rear patio with shelter and fairy lights, where smoking is not permitted. Separate small yard behind to the left, where smoking is permitted. 4 handpumps. Greene King house beer “The Brockley Jack” is sold here.
London Beer Dispensary 389 Brockley Road Brockley SE4 2PH Converted from the Mr Lawrence Wine Bar, this pub originally re-opened in 2014 under the ownership of Late Knights Brewery of Penge. With Late Knights Brewery ceasing trading in August 2016 the beer range here changed to include one of that brewery’s reincarnation as Southey, along with brews from other micro-breweries plus ciders. Wines, spirits and soft drinks are also available. Food is available from the next door Pizza operation. Real ale and cider are sold from 5 handpumps against the rear left hand wall. This is a narrow deep venue, wooden boarded throughout. The front room is attractively dark wood wall panelled to head height, a large on-end barrel provides the bar counter and pay point and is fitted with a T bar dispensing keg beers. It is a deep step down to a long corridor with a shelf which accommodates upright drinking and this leads to the rear room which provides more traditional seating. There is a small covered patio garden at the back which is ideal for smokers. The real ale and cider menu is provided on a blackboard high on the wall above the handpumps. Pub policy is to dispense ales and ciders by default in handled pint and half pint mugs so ask if you want a straight glass. Card payment only here, cash not accepted.
Orchard 5 Harefield Road Brockley SE4 1LW Breakfast is served until 12 in addition to lunch and evening meals. No real ale is available on draught, however, there are many bottled beers from local breweries including Brockley Pale Ale.
Talbot 2 Tyrwhitt Road Brockley SE4 1QG A fine Victorian suburban pub that underwent a significant refurbishment over winter 2021/2022 and re-opened in late May 2022. The expanded, airy interior bar area has a rustic feel, including wooden cladding and vintage light fittings. The first floor former function room is now laid out for dining. In addition to the food hours shown bar snacks are available Monday to Thursday between 3pm and 5pm. Has a spacious outdoor terrace.
Wickham Arms 69 Upper Brockley Road Brockley SE4 1TF Popular ungentrified local. It was a Courage pub from 1853, now Enterprise Inns. Fairly big building. Medium-sized interior, in several areas, plus a separate back room. Off-white ceiling with plasterwork, dark wood panelling, old local photos, red patterned carpet, red upholstered banquettes. Juke box. Quiz Tues. Entertainments Thurs to Sun. Popular with ordinary local custom, range of ages. Two changing real ales, e.g. Adnams Bitter, Brockley Golden and Pale, Fuller London Pride, Harvey Sussex Bitter, Timothy Taylor Landlord. As of Feb 2014 a kitchen is planned and should be in operation by end of March.

What supermarkets are there?

Grocery shopping is something that people do all the time, so it would make sense to want to find out where the nearest shopping centres are in your area. In Honor Oak, Take a look at the major supermarkets nearby, so you know where to go grocery shopping if you are to make this place your home.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
M&S Simply Food 50-52 Uxbridge Road, Uxbridge, Hayes 4.3 29
Alan Stores 22A Sutton Court Road, Uxbridge 4.3 27
Hillingdon Food Centre 3-4, Lees Parade, Uxbridge Road, Uxbridge 4.2 255
Millennium Supermarket 5 Byron Parade, Uxbridge 3 8

The types of restaurants

Honor Oak is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of Honor Oak.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Babur 119 Brockley Rise, London 4.3 974
Brockley Jack 408 Brockley Road, London 4.3 674
Super Pizza Forest Hill 100 Brockley Rise, London 4.3 81
Miss Margherita – Sourdough Pizzeria & Cafe 76-78 Honor Oak Park, London 4.3 572
Two Spoons 72 Honor Oak Park, London 4.3 335
No. 41 Coffee & Kitchen 41 Brockley Rise, London 4.3 230
Royal Tandoori 387 Brockley Road, London 4.3 112
Jerk Garden Brockley 394 Brockley Road, London 4.3 322
Esso 163-165 Stanstead Road, London 4.3 56
Sailors Fish Bar 118 Cheltenham Road, London 4.3 82
Le Querce Restaurant 66-68 Brockley Rise, London 4.3 244
Railway Telegraph 112 Stanstead Road, London 4.3 384
Xing Long 433 Brockley Road, London 4.3 74
Malaysian Deli 338 Brockley Road, London 4.3 407
Ebunolacafe Catering Services 32 Ravensbourne Road, London 4.3 3
Wilson Fish & Chip Shop 88 Brockley Rise, London 4.3 46
Babur To Go 443 Brockley Road, London 4.3 212
Honor Oak 1 Saint German’s Road, London 4.3 964
The Chinese Experience 390 Brockley Road, London 4.3 70
mezemama 68 Honor Oak Park, London 4.3 64

What areas are nearby?

If you are not completely sure that you want to move the area check out our other guides about cities in the nearby vicinity

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Stoneleigh See the guide here
Sydenham See the guide here
Bellingham See the guide here
Sydenham Hill See the guide here
Forest Hill See the guide here
Catford See the guide here
Dulwich Village See the guide here
Crofton Park See the guide here
East Dulwich See the guide here
Western Ladywell See the guide here
Ladywell See the guide here
Lewisham See the guide here
Brockley See the guide here
Nunhead See the guide here
Peckham See the guide here
New Cross Gate See the guide here
New Cross See the guide here
Stoneleigh See the guide here
Sydenham See the guide here
Bellingham See the guide here
Sydenham Hill See the guide here
Forest Hill See the guide here
Catford See the guide here
Dulwich Village See the guide here
Crofton Park See the guide here
East Dulwich See the guide here
Western Ladywell See the guide here
Ladywell See the guide here
Lewisham See the guide here
Brockley See the guide here
Nunhead See the guide here
Peckham See the guide here
New Cross Gate See the guide here
New Cross See the guide here

Looking for a detailed analysis of the property market? Check out our analysis at a postcode level here.

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
SE4 See our property price guide for SE4
SE23 See our property price guide for SE23

Tell us what you think of Honor Oak

We would love to hear what people like you think of Honor Oak. Not only your experience there is valuable to us to understand what makes this area desirable but it might also help people moving into the area feel welcome and feel part of the Honor Oak ‘s community.

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