A local guide to move in Lee

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What type of amenities may you need in Lee?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Lee name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Post offices in and around the area of Lee

Looking for convenient parcel handling? Having a nearby post office is the optimal solution. Beyond standard postal services, the post offices in Lee can be found by checking out the table below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Burnt Ash Hill Post Office 15 Burnt Ash Hill, London 2.8 20
Postbox 57 Courtlands Avenue, London 0 0

Schools in and around the area of Lee

Having a nearby school is a plus when moving. Below are schools located by Lee. This table is especially important to pay attention to if you are trying to find a place for your child to learn in the next few years.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Colfe’s School Horn Park Lane, London 4.8 10
Colfe’s Junior School Upwood Road, London 4 2
St Winifred’s Primary School, Lewisham Newstead Road, London 4.4 9
Kumon Maths & English Trinity Presbyterian Church, 48 Baring Road, London 4.8 4
Sonic Crew 9 Southbrook Road, London 5 3
Exam Success Educational Centre 35 Leegate, London 5 7
Private French and Spanish Language Tuition and Translation 72 Newstead Road, London 4.2 5
Riverston School 63-69 Eltham Road, London 2.8 28
Little Pumpkins Nursery – Lee (Lewisham) 88 Woodyates Road, London 4.2 13
Horn Park Primary & Nursery School Alnwick Road, London 2.8 9
Baring Primary School Linchmere Road, London 4.1 7
DIVE MOJO Colfe’s Leisure Centre, Horn Park Lane, London 3 2
Michelle’s Montessori 58 Upwood Road, London 5 4
Debbie Hart Swim School Colfes Leisure Centre, Horn Park Lane, London N/A N/A
Piano teacher Westhorne Avenue, London N/A N/A
Les Petits Sunshine Day Nursery 98 Sibthorpe Road, London 5 26
Diamonds in the Sky Daycare 23 Lucorn Close, London 5 4
Bright Origin Nursery United Reformed Church Hall, 113 Burnt Ash Road, London 4.8 4
Newstead Pre-School Compton House, 6 Birch Grove, London 5 1
St Winifred’s Foundation Stage Building Newstead Road, London N/A N/A

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Lee

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in Lee to help find the optimal area for you. It could be that you don’t mind walking or it could be that public transport is necessary for you to get around.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Lee United Kingdom 4 45

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Lee

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.


Some great things about Lee

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Lee has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Lee.

Restaurants in the area

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Lee, you may find things like Italian, Chinese or even Indian takeouts. Take a look below if you are visiting or want to move here if eating out is a big deal for you.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Morley’s Lee 9 Burnt Ash Hill, London 4.3 140
Favorable 41 Burnt Ash Hill, London 4.3 124
Pizza Hut Delivery 115 Burnt Ash Road, London 4.3 213
The Dutch House Cafe 2 Mercury Way, London 4.3 422
Caspian Restaurant 117 Burnt Ash Road, London 4.3 220
Luciano’s 131A Burnt Ash Road, London 4.3 796
Bamboo Garden 124 Burnt Ash Road, London 4.3 55
King Neptune Fish Bar Horn Park 69 Sibthorpe Road, London 4.3 37
Anyi 1 Burnt Ash Hill, London 4.3 45
Tamilish 38 Lucorn Close, London 4.3 N/A
The Reggae Shack Alnwick Road, London 4.3 27
Seafood Sensations 132 Burnt Ash Hill, London 4.3 1
Lee Fish Bar 113 Burnt Ash Road, London 4.3 214
Melita’s Kitchen Seafood Divine 2 Baring Road, London 4.3 30
Cafe Lokum Cafe Lokum, 52 Baring Road, London 4.3 215
Golden Chicken 58 Baring Road, London 4.3 148
Cabana Hot Pizza & Grill 55 Baring Road, London 4.3 35
Baring Fish & Chips 57 Baring Road, London 4.3 76
Rose 59 Baring Road, London 4.3 40
Kashi Indian Dining and Bar 62 Baring Road, London 4.3 106

Museums & Galleries in the area

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 Lee, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Museum of Neoliberalism 16 Eltham Road, London 4.6 78

Pubs in the region

As Londoners, at Cozee we are deeply attached to our weekly attendance to our local pub. Why should you be different in the place where you are going to live? That is why we have been testing and reviewing all the pubs in Lee. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Lee

Pub name Name Address Description
Brockley Brewery & Taproom Unit 28, Chiltonian Industrial Estate, Manor Lane Hither Green SE12 0TX Taproom open Weekends at the brewery’s new brewing site in Hither Green, opened in late 2019. Range of the brewery’s beers available to drink in or take out. Re-opened on 18th February 2023 after a period of refurbishment.
Crown Tavern 117 Burnt Ash Hill Lee SE12 0AJ Built in the 1860s as a multi-roomed pub, the ground floor has been converted into a single space with some separation between areas. As part of refurbishment a purpose built restaurant area (single storey) was added at the rear. Large beer garden at the front with parking and cycle racks at the rear. Function room with own bar on first floor is available for hire. Re-opened after extensive refurbishment on 11 August 2015 with six handpumps.
Duke of Edinburgh 394 Lee High Road Lee SE12 8RW A friendly Victorian corner pub which is the only riverside pub in the London Borough of Lewisham. It is situated next to the River Quaggy on the main road between Lewisham and Lee. The exterior is little changed since originally built in the 1870s. The interior is not so well preserved being a single room dominated by the front-facing bar. Usually has real ale available. Tuesday night is quiz night which starts at 8.15pm.
Lord Northbrook 116 Burnt Ash Road Lee SE12 8PU This spacious and tastefully furnished corner pub was acquired by Fuller’s in 2016. The interior has pastel shade walls and a rear conservatory restaurant area. Rustic tables and chairs abound and large picture windows give great street views. See the pub’s website for details of various music and other events held including vinyl nights and a fortnightly quiz. You can even listen to an audio book whilst visiting the lavatory!
Summerfield 60 Baring Road Lee SE12 0PS A Victorian house with en-suite letting rooms accommodation above. The U-shaped bar is of a traditional style, augmented with comfortable sofas. Patio seating out front with garden at rear. Quiz on Tuesday.

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Lee. In the below table, we go over the nearby supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s so you know what the area has to offer for your food shop.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Whole Foods Market 49 Parkway, London 4.2 771
Poundland 52-56 Camden High Street, London 4.2 1553
Morrisons Chalk Farm Road, London 4 2770
Sainsbury’s 17-21 Camden Road, London 4.1 4445
Oseyo Camden 158 Camden High Street, London 4.4 411
M&S Simply Food 143 Camden High Street, London 4.2 579
Sainsbury’s Local 10-12 Camden High Street, London 3.2 70
Sainsbury’s Local 76-77 Chalk Farm Road, London 2.8 71
Prince Of Wales Supermarket 19 Prince of Wales Road, London 3 6
Lidl 217-223 Kentish Town Road, London 4.1 1261
Londis Crowndale Road 18-22 Crowndale Road, London 3.9 42
Longdan Oriental Supermarket. 23 Parkway, London 4.5 310
Tesco Express 159-165 Camden High Street, London 3 33
ALDI 125-133 Camden High Street, London 4.4 1222
Natura Fresh 11 Pratt Street, London 4.5 37
Royal Supermarket 201 Royal College Street, London 3.6 50
Xenon Distribution Plender Street, London 5 1
TATLA CONVENIENCE STORE LTD 69 Plender Street, London 2.4 7
Camden Local Supermarket 73 Camden Road, London 4 17
Getsell24 17 Princess Road, London 1 1

What type of green space is there in Lee?

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Lee offers room to explore and maybe take your dog for a walk.

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

Gyms in Lee

Working from home means more gym time for many. With chains like EasyGym and PureGym, it’s easy to stay fit in Lee.

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

How’s the local life around Lee

There’s always something going on in a vibrant area like Lee. For ideas on activities, check Timeout which updates weekly on local events. We’re including a link to their Lee listings to help you easily find stuff happening soon. A great way to get oriented in a new area is seeing what’s around and where. Our map gathers property price details and other info from this article to give you a snapshot of Lee offerings.

Other nearby areas

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
Downham See the guide here
Chinbrook See the guide here
Bellingham See the guide here
Mottingham See the guide here
Catford See the guide here
Horn Park See the guide here
Eltham See the guide here
Western Ladywell See the guide here
Ladywell See the guide here
Lewisham See the guide here
Kidbrooke See the guide here
Blackheath See the guide here
Maze Hill See the guide here
Downham See the guide here
Chinbrook See the guide here
Bellingham See the guide here
Mottingham See the guide here
Catford See the guide here
Horn Park See the guide here
Eltham See the guide here
Western Ladywell See the guide here
Ladywell See the guide here
Lewisham See the guide here
Kidbrooke See the guide here
Blackheath See the guide here
Maze Hill 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
SE12 See our property price guide for SE12
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What do you think about Lee?

As well as helping out the other people out if they were to search on our blog, you will be helping us out in understanding you better by telling us your opinion of Lee. So we would love to hear what you think of the area of Lee which could help people find valuable insights into moving nearby too.

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