London area of SE11 guide

What to do and where to stay in London's SE11 neighbourhood

The residential area of Kennington takes up the majority of SE11 with the large frame of The Kia Oval dominating the skyline. London's second largest cricket ground is the home of Surrey County Cricket Club and traditionally hosts the last England Test match each year in late August or early September. Though its capacity makes it smaller than Lord's in St John's Wood, The Oval's large, shiny OCS Stand makes it stand out amongst the backdrop of inner city London and makes it a foreboding structure. In recent years, Kennington has experienced a modernisation process, driven by the advantages of its location and good transport links to the West End and the City. The area has a range of pubs and some bars though there are no nightclubs of note. However, with the city and Vauxhall are both easily accessible. Kennington has two theatres: the White Bear Theatre and the Oval House Theatre.

See our recommended nearby SE11 Hotels, Entertainment, Sights and Attractions, Shopping, Restaurants, Pubs, Nightlife, Leisure, Education, and Meeting Venues.

SE11 Hotels

in or near SE11
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
54 Kennington Road, SE1
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
18 Albert Embankment, SE1
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
18 Albert Embankment, SE1
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More

SE11 Entertainment

in or near SE11
White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, SE11, London SE11
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... More
Chocolate Lounge
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
146-148 Newington Butts, Kennington, SE11, London SE11
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SE11 Sights and Attractions

The best museums, galleries, attractions in or near SE11
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1a Kempsford Road, SE11, London SE11
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SE11 Shopping

The best shops and markets in or near London's SE11
Richard Kindersley
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
40 Cardigan Street, SE11, London SE11
Lettering and Sculpture ... More
Soma Books
London > Shopping > Books
38 Kennington Lane, SE11, London SE11
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London > Shopping > Supermarkets
Kennington Lane, SE11, London SE11
The UK’s largest supermarket chain offers all the usual food and household product brands as well as an extensive range of own-brand products. Should cater for ... More

SE11 Restaurants

What are the best dining options in or near SE11 London?
Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
316 Kennington Road, SE11, London SE11
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Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
140 Newington Butts, SE11, London SE11
Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec provides some French flair in the heart of Kensington. Set inside a refurbished English pub, its a traditional bar and brasserie, that hosts ... More

SE11 Pubs

The best pubs in or near London SE11.
The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, SE11, London SE11
Gastropub... More
Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE11, London SE1
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
The Tommyfield
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
185 Kennington Lane, SE11, London SE11
Mains of pumpkin and ricotta ravioloni and rib eye steak are supplemented by very affordable pub grub staples like beefburgers and chicken breast burgers. ... More

SE11 Nightlife

SE11 clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, SE11, London SE11
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
Little Apple
London > Nightlife > 98 Kennington Lane, SE11, London SE11
Gay friendly bar with a mixed clientele.... More
Little Apple
London > Nightlife > Bars
98 Kennington Lane, SE11, London SE11
Gay friendly bar with a mixed clientele.... More

SE11 Leisure

SE11 gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, SE11, London SE11
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, SE11, London SE11
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
The Camera Club
London > Leisure > Activities
16 Bowden Street, SE11, London SE11
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SE11 Education

in or near SE11

SE11 Meeting Venues

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course in or near SE11.
Kurdish Cultural Centre (KCC)
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Stannary Street, Kennington, SE11, London SE11
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Roots and Shoots
London > Business > Venue Hire
Walnut Tree Walk, SE11, London SE11
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