About The Herne

    The Herne Tavern is a classic Victorian pub tucked away on Forest Hill Road in East Dulwich, opposite the glorious green space that is Peckham Rye.
    An impressive 1930s interior and a magnificently large garden make it a special place to visit all year round.
    Real fires in the winter, table tennis in the summer; cracking beers, great wines, superb spirits, properly fresh food.

    Opening Hours: 12pm-11pm Sun-Thu / 12pm-12am Fri-Sat
    Kitchen Hours:  Mondays Closed 12pm-9pm Mon-Sun
    We are dog friendly.  Supervised children are welcome until 8pm. 


    When it comes to eating, expect to find classic dishes alongside contemporary options. Nothing too fancy - we’re a pub! - but proper food made from great ingredients.


    Sharing | Starters | Main Courses | Side Plates | Homemade Puddings | Childrens | Sunday Roast

    Drink is taken seriously at The Herne.  Classic cask ales mingle with modern craft beers, a well chosen wine list and a fantastic range of spirits.
    Drinkers are more than welcomed at our bar!

    Cask Ale | Red Wine | White Wine | Rose Wine 


    The Barn at The Herne is a perfect space for corporate days to daytime events and kid's parties.  It hold up to 50 standing and is available up until 10.30pm, there is a soundsystem for background music and a laser projector available.  In the summer, the tables on the decking outside the Barn are yours too.  For a more raucous grown-up party, the back bar inside the pub can be hired for 50-70 people for a drinks do.  DJs and music can be plugged into our soundsystem inside.


    Weddings come in all shapes and sizes and we're here to help create your bespoke day.  Come and speak to James the manager about your wedding day and the options available.  If you're planning a sit down meal, we can acommodate up to 40 inside the pub. Alternatively for the warmer months, larger parties of up to 100 can make use of a marquee to the rear of our wonderful garden.  Menus can be discussed and created individually with our head chef Priya as well as tailoring the rest of your day to your requirements.

    Email us for details - info@thehernetavern.co.uk

    News & Events

    Eating at the Herne

    We take our food seriously at The Herne! The team in the kitchen make just about everything in-​house from the very best seasonal ingredients they can get their hands on...

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    Sunday Roast

    The Herne Sunday roast is in demand these days! Word is spreading. Among the three great roasts on offer might be 28-​day aged rump of Rose County beef and slow-​roasted...

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    Quiz Night

    It kicks of every Sunday at 8pm. Sharpen your pencil, sharpen your brain…there’s cash to be won.

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    T: 02082 999 521 / E: info@thehernetavern.co.uk / W: www.thehernetavern.co.uk

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    2 Forest Hill Rd,
    East Dulwich,
    SE22 0RR


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