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The Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford Street, SE1 0HS
 
 
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Caravan Bankside New Zealand trio, Miles Kirby, Laura Harper-Hinton and Chris Ammermann, the team behind the independent Caravan coffee shops in Exmouth Market and on Granary Square, have a third site: the 140-cover Caravan Bankside, a stone's throw from the Tate Modern extension and housed on the ground floor of the old Metal Box Factory. Not just good for coffee - though that is their strength - Caravan is known for its all-day food menus, pizzas, daily bakes and a globally-inspired menu. Breakfast and weekend brunch feature many of the signature dishes that Caravan does so well like baked eggs with tomato pepper ragout and Jalapeno corn bread French toast. The all-day menu (served from noon through to late dinner) includes globally-inspired options such as hot chilli crab claw and farmers cheese, pickled green walnuts and honey. Take a seat at the custom-made marble-topped bar where a weekly changing 'House Cocktail' and 'House Juice' is served from vintage milk pails at the end of the bar.

 

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Underground Stations

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Borough Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
3 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  40% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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 £118  22% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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 £62  21% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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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Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
7 Canvey Street, The Blue Fin Building, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
This branch of Leon is a great find, tucked away behind Tate Modern in IPC media's headquarters, The Blue Fin Building. Once you've fed the soul ... More
 
 
 
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Where the Pancakes Are
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Flat Iron Square, 85a Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
The brainchild of Dutch woman Patricia Trijbits, popular pop-up and street food trader Where The Pancakes Are can be found in Flat Iron Square near Borough ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
 
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Hixter Bankside
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
16 Great Guildford Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Caravan Bankside
First Mark Hix brought us Tramshed in Shoreditch then Hixter (now HIX City) came to the City. Both restaurants - where the choice is chicken or ... More
 
 
 
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Tsuru
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
4 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Sushi boxes and fresh Japanese food is prepared by on-site chefs using ethically-sourced produce at this Bankside cafe. Yellowfin tuna is line caught and Scottish salmon ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Located just behind the Tate Modern is Viva Verdi, a little piece of Italy in London. This prosciutto and wine bar offers fresh Parma specialities and ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd October to 16th December 2018 - Various Times
Caravan Bankside, 171 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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Flea Market
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 5th May to 23rd December 2018
Caravan Bankside, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Traders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics....More
 
 
 
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Flea at Flat Iron Square Vintage and Makers Market
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: 23rd July 2017 to 30th December 2018
Caravan Bankside, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
From September 2018 Flea at Flat Iron Square extended their Vintage & Makers Market on to the Flat Iron Square plaza just outside the gates of ...More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
 
 
 
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The Bunker
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
An Off-West End theatre housed in a former underground parking garage in London Bridge, The Bunker is a small 110-seater studio theatre used ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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 | 18 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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 Caravan Bankside
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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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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 | 11 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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Mc & Sons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Very much a family affair, with roots in Ireland, Mc & Sons is an Irish boozer serving Thai food. ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Caravan Bankside
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Caravan Bankside
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 10 minutes from Caravan Bankside
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Flat Iron Square: Alpine Village
Flat Iron Square: Alpine Village
Foodie Events | Until 2nd January 2019 

Flat Iron Square 2 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Conifer trees, a canopy of lights, two bandstands and heated areas give Flat Iron Square a winter makeover. Nestled amongst ...More

 
Hyundai Commission: Tania Bruguera
Hyundai Commission: Tania Bruguera
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Tate Modern 4 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Cuban artist Tania Bruguera has been chosen as the next artist to create a site specific art work for Tate's ...More

 
Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

Tate Modern 4 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

A free, year-long exhibition at Tate Modern, Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33 explores German art in the period ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

Tate Modern 4 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work of Anni Albers. One of ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

Tate Modern 4 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

See Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at Tate Modern this autumn. Twenty-four hours long, the mesmerising piece is a ...More

 
Macbeth
Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 5 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Robert Hastie, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, directs this production of Shakespeare's sinister Scottish play staged at the Sam Wanamaker ...More

Marie Curie Carols In The City
Concerts | On 10th December 2018 

Southwark Cathedral 7 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Live Music, Choir....More

The Time Travellers' Ball
The Time Travellers' Ball
Theatre | Until 17th February 2019 

The Buzz 8 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

This November, theatrical experience The Time Travellers' Ball opens new venue The Buzz, London's first ever purpose-built immersive theatre venue. ...More

 
The Convert
The Convert
Theatre | Until 26th January 2019 

The Young Vic 9 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Black Panther star and Tony-nominated writer Danai Gurira - also known for her role as Michonne in The Walking Dead ...More

 
Theatre in the Clouds
Theatre in the Clouds
Theatre | Until 31st January 2019 

Shangri-La Hotel London 9 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Hosted by luxury theatre company Revels in Hand, who present private theatre shows for the ultra-rich, Theatre in the Clouds ...More

 

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Lyric Hammersmith

An exciting new production from TV writer Matt Jones, the world premiere of Leave to ...More

 
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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

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The Young Vic

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Old Vic Theatre

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Parallel to Frank's Cafe on the roof of the Bussey Building, the Bussey Rooftop Bar ...More

 
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The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime ...More

 
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