Sylvan Post

24-28 Dartmouth Road , London, SE23 3XU

SquareMeal Review of Sylvan Post

It was a red-letter day in disguise for Forest Hill when the old post office shut and this bar opened in its place. Postman Pat paraphernalia harks back to the old times, and at £3.70 or thereabouts, how long before a pint of Sagres, Meantime IPA, Krusovice or Devon Red cider costs less than an actual first-class stamp? Craft beers are also popular (look out for draughts from Windsor & Eton, East London Brewing and more), while Tempranillo blends and Airén wine from Galicia come in at the distinctly suburban price of £13.75. Food (evenings only and at weekends) might range from potted duck rillettes, baked Camembert or grilled haloumi salad to cheesecake and Eton mess, via smoked fishcakes, burgers and Barnsley chop with Jersey royals, anchovy and caper dressing.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Forest Hill Station 113m

Sydenham Station 955m


Address: 24-28 Dartmouth Road , London SE23 3XU

Area: Forest Hill

Opening times

Mon-Fri 4-11pm (Fri -12M) Sat-Sun 12N-12M (Sun -11pm)

Nearby Landmarks

Horniman Museum 628m

Dulwich & Sydenhamhill Golf Club 1km


Telephone: 020 8291 5712


Cuisine: Pubs

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