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1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 9BU
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Mon & Thu & Fri 12pm-10pm, Sat 11am-9pm, Sun & Bank Hols bank hols 12pm-8pm
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VinopolisIf you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about the history and culture, but most importantly the TASTE, of wine at their own pace. Using audio-guides, films and themed exhibitions, guests travel around the globe savouring the different types of wine from the worlds most famous grape producing regions, finding out why they differ from region to region. Tasting tables set up along the route, which is in a maze of 22 interconnecting railway-support arches, offer a variety of different tipples there's even the opportunity to down some Absinthe. Whisky and beer lovers are also catered for in their Still Room and Brew Wharf. This two-and-a-half acre venue, built on ancient Roman foundations, is nestled under a series of spectacular Victorian arches on London's South Bank sandwiched in between a host of great attractions including the Globe Theatre, Borough Market, the Tate Modern and Southwark Cathedral. A highly-regarded restaurant and laid-back bar are both on site if you prefer to just stay and sample some more. A range of different packages are available - the very basic package offers a minimum of five tasting tokens, a cocktail and a free corkscrew. Great value and great fun, this tour comes highly recommended. If you're planning on going on a Saturday, it's best to pre-book as they do get notoriously busy.

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Vinopolis† The entrance into the exhibition and wine-tasting area. †

Vinopolis - The entrance into the exhibition and wine-tasting area.

Vinopolis The entrance into the exhibition and wine-tasting area.†


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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £89† 34% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 6 minutes from Vinopolis
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £98† 24% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Vinopolis
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £67† 33% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Vinopolis
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Vinopolis
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
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Viva Verdi
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6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Vinopolis
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55 Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 10 minutes from Vinopolis
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Wheatsheaf
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6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
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Call Me Mr Lucky
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The Breakfast Club, 11 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
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Vinopolis, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Vinopolis
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Boudica
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 8th September to 1st October 2017
Vinopolis, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 4 minutes from Vinopolis
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Vinopolis, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 4 minutes from Vinopolis
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Rose Theatre
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56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Vinopolis
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Vinopolis
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Vinopolis
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Vinopolis
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
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Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Vinopolis
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1 Bank End Bridge,, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Vinopolis
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
1 Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Vinopolis
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high quality fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy ... More
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Del Mercato
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
No 1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Vinopolis
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Vinopolis
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 21 minutes from Vinopolis
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 21 minutes from Vinopolis
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Vinopolis
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 9 minutes from Vinopolis
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Vinopolis
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Vinopolis
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
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Charles Dickens
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160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Vinopolis
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London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Vinopolis
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Skinners' Hall
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8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Vinopolis
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Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Vinopolis
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