The Old Vic Tunnels  

 
 
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The Old Vic Tunnels are an underground labyrinth of tunnels that offer a unique venue space for club nights, gigs, exhibitions and film screenings in their underground cinema. Built especially to screen the UK premiere of Banksy's film Exit through the Gift Shop, the cinema now hosts a number of film festivals.

 

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Lambeth North Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Waterloo Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
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Library Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  23% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
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
 
 
 
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  34% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  29% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
 
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
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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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
 
 
 
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 10 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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Loren O'Brien: Okie Dokie
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 24th February 2017 at 9.15pm & 25th and 26th February 2017 at 4.30pm and 9.15pm
The Old Vic Tunnels, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The up-and-coming comedian talks about her aspirations to become the first female president of the United States, despite her lack of knowledge and interest in politics....More
 
 
 
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Princess Suffragette
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th and 26th February 2017 at 9.30pm & 25th February 2017 at 4.45pm and 9.30pm
The Old Vic Tunnels, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
London Grey and Green presents a contemporary re-telling of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh's journey, from her aristocratic upbringing as the daughter of an exiled Maharajah, to ...More
 
 
 
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Testament
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th and 26th February 2017 at 6.15pm & 25th February 2017 at 1.30pm and 6.15pm
The Old Vic Tunnels, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Old Sole Theatre Company performs Tristan Bernay's play about four overlooked Bible characters, resetting them in modern day America. Directed by Lucy Jane Atkinson....More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The Vaults is a multi-disciplinary arts space located in underneath Waterloo station. The space features 30,000 sq ft of accessible, flexible and delectable Victorian brickwork ... More
 
 
 
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
 
 
 
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The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an ... More
 
 
 
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St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
 
 
 
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Cotto
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
89 Westminster Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
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Inshoku
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
23 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Japanese cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
 
 
 
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Koza Restaurant and Bar
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
82 kennington road, Lambeth, London SE11 | 3 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Turkish Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 10 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
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 | 17 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 22 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 10 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
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
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 10 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Old Vic Tunnels.
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
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London Eye Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 

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100 Hearts Charity Gala
Comedy | On 26th February 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Clive Anderson hosts a charity comedy gala in the company of Rowan Atkinson, Jo Brand, Nina Conti, Angus Deayton, Harry ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 10th September 2017 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 11th March 2017 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony ...More

 
Frankie's Farewell Weekend
Concerts | On 26th February 2017 

The Hippodrome 5 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

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DJ Lady Lloyd
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Ku Bar 6 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Retro pop classics from the 1980s and 1990s. With support from DJ Vicki Vivacious....More

Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

The National Gallery displays Cagnacci's Italian Baroque masterpiece, The Repentant Magdalene, this February - the first time the piece has ...More

 
Fourth Plinth Shortlist Exhibition
Fourth Plinth Shortlist Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2017 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

The Fourth Plinth commissions, filling the empty plinth with a modern work of art, have become a hotly anticipated and ...More

 

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