The Old Vic Tunnels

 
 
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Station Approach Road, South Bank, London SE1 7XB 
 
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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.

 

LondonTown.com - The Old Vic Tunnels Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
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  24% 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  35% 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 £84  30% 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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Alternative Bars nearest The Old Vic Tunnels

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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 15 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Old Vic Tunnels

The Old Vic Tunnels clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, 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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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 12 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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Electra
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th September to 20th December 2014
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Kristin Scott Thomas stars in Ian Rickson's production of Electra, the tragedy of Electra and Orestes's revenge on their father's killers, as written by Sophocles. Scott ...More
 
 
 
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Cantina: LIMBO
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 7th May to 17th August 2014
London Wonderground Spiegeltent, Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Back by popular demand, LIMBO returns to London Wonderground with its impressive blend of heart-stopping illusions, meticulous manoeuvres and breath taking dance moves, audiences can expect ...More
 
 
 
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A Hard Day's Night
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 8th July 2014 at 6.30pm and 8.30pm, 9th July 2014 at 6.30pm and 8.40pm & 10th July 2014 at 6.20pm and 8.45pm
BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The Beatles play themselves in this madcap musical comedy, braving yet another day of television and personal appearances. Meanwhile, Paul's meddling and cantankerous grandfather lands himself ...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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National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every stage ... 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, 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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Shopping near The Old Vic Tunnels

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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
... More
 
 
 
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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, SE11 | 3 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Turkish Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Old Vic Tunnels

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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 26 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 28 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 29 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... 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
This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... 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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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from The Old Vic Tunnels
... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire 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
... More
 
 
 
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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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Art Foundation End Of Year Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 22nd July 2014 

Morley Gallery 1 minute walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

This diverse and engaging exhibition includes works in a variety of media including painting, printmaking, sculpture, video and installation....More

First World War Galleries
First World War Galleries
Exhibitions | 19th July 2014 - 31st December 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 4 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Visitors will discover the story of the First World War when IWM London re-opens on 19th July 2014 with new ...More

 
The Events
The Events
Theatre | Until 2nd August 2014 

The Young Vic 6 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

David Greig's "quiet, moving drama", chosen by Guardian theatre critic Lyn Gardner as the number 1 play of 2013, returns ...More

 
The Valley of Astonishment
The Valley of Astonishment
Theatre | Until 12th July 2014 

The Young Vic 6 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

The experiences of people who see the world in a radically different light are at the heart of The Valley ...More

 
It Ends Hear
Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2014 

The Vaults, Arch 233 6 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Text-based public art that draws inspiration from aspects of popular culture and planet of the apes, exploring themes of war ...More

World Cup Carnival
World Cup Carnival
Sporting Events | Until 13th July 2014 

The Vaults, Arch 233 6 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Don't worry if you're not able to travel to Brazil for the World Cup 2014, the World Cup Carnival is ...More

 
Thames Barrier Voyage
Thames Barrier Voyage
Tours | Until 31st October 2014 

London RIB Voyages 9 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Travel to the Thames Barrier by boat and take in some of London's top attractions from the river en route ...More

 
A History Of Gardening In 100 Objects Curated By Alan Titchmarsh
A History Of Gardening In 100 Objects Curated By Alan Titchmarsh
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Garden Museum 9 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Writer, TV personality and gardening expert Alan Titchmarsh has been asked to curate this new exhibition for 2014 at the ...More

 
Pape Topographies: A Collaboration Between Anna Fricker And Patrick Sutherland
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2014 

London College Of Communication 10 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Research work undertaken to investigate the de-inking of paper using high-intensity ultrasound. The project incorporates a collection of images made ...More

Udderbelly Festival
Udderbelly Festival
Comedy | Until 13th July 2014 

Southbank Centre 10 minutes walk from The Old Vic Tunnels

Look out for an upside-down purple cow as you're crossing over the Golden Jubilee footbridge to the Southbank Centre from ...More

 
 
 
 
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