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Brixton Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Denmark Hill Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
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Herne Hill Railway Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
North Dulwich Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Alternative Nightclubs nearest The Poet

Nearest to The Poet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brixton Beach
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 | 16 minutes from The Poet
Each summer, Londoners can enjoy the charms of the seaside without leaving the city at the rooftop Brixton Beach . I nspired by the ... More
 
 
 
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Phonox
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
418 Brixton Road, SW9 | 18 minutes from The Poet
In the Brixton space where the nightclub Plan B once stood, Phonox offers a modern approach to clubbing - hang out and have drinks at the ... More
 
 
 
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Aquum
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
68 Clapham High Street, SW4 | 30 minutes from The Poet
Re-launched in October 2016 as a late night drinking, dining and dancing destination, Aquum takes inspiration from the Greek ... More
 
 
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Poet

The Poet clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Commercial
London > Nightlife > Pubs
212 Railton Road, SE24 | Same location as The Poet
Blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel of Brixton The Commercial is perfectly suited to its ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Effra
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 13 minutes from The Poet
By no means your average watering hole; the Effra defies most attempts at description or classification. From the outside it looks like a shabby South London ... More
 
 
 
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Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 15 minutes from The Poet
This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Poet

Near The Poet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
On Soon
Luna Cinema: Brockwell Lido: Jaws
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Wednesday 5th July 2017
The Poet, Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 6 minutes from The Poet
Making a return this summer the Luna Cinema transforms Brockwell Lido, a lovely outdoor pool which dates back to 1937, into a pop-up cinema, putting ...More
 
 
 
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Luna Cinema: Brockwell Lido: Splash
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Thursday 13th July 2017
The Poet, Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 6 minutes from The Poet
Making a return this summer the Luna Cinema transforms Brockwell Lido, a lovely outdoor pool which dates back to 1937, into a pop-up cinema. An ...More
 
 
 
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Lambeth Country Show
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July 2017
The Poet, Norwood Road, SE24 | 6 minutes from The Poet
The countryside comes to South London for a weekend, cows and all, as the leafy expanse of Brockwell Park welcomes herds of hairy visitors, accompanied by ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Poet

Near The Poet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hootananny Brixton
London > Entertainment > Pubs
95 Effra Road, SW2 | 10 minutes from The Poet
Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ... More
 
 
 
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Ritzy Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 15 minutes from The Poet
If the Ritzy were a cat, it would have used up most of its nine lives. The cinema started life in 1910 as the Electric Pavilion, ... More
 
 
 
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O2 Academy Brixton
London > Entertainment > Live Music
211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 20 minutes from The Poet
This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Poet

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Poet
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 16 minutes from The Poet
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 16 minutes from The Poet
Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ... More
 
 
 
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MOCA London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 32 minutes from The Poet
Founded in 1994 as a project based museum, MOCA - or The Museum of Contemporary Art, London - got its first home, in the Bellenden Renewal ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Poet

The best shops and markets near The Poet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
1 Calton Avenue, SE21 | 15 minutes from The Poet
Hazel Broadfoot's and Julian Toland's run a superb, high class bookshop in the heart of Dulwich Village. All the staff have a real enthusiasm, thirst for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pop Brixton
London > Shopping >
Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 15 minutes from The Poet
The first in London to realise the retail potential of shipping containers, Pop Brixton is a wonderful community project, ... More
 
 
 
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Spray Rose
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 21 minutes from The Poet
Based in sleepy Dulwich, London’s number one mail order florist offers a comprehensive service across the city, the country and the world! And you won’t find ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Poet

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Escape Bar & Art
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
214 - 216 Railton Road, SE24 | Same location as The Poet
Recently opened bar-cum-gallery Escape is a slice of backpacker chic where you'd least expect to find it... in Brixton. There's art on the walls, free internet ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lombok
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
17 Half Moon Lane, SE24 | 2 minutes from The Poet
Oriental cuisine. Booking advised, essential weekends. Vegetarian menu.... More
 
 
 
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Olley's
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
67 Norwood Road, SE24 | 3 minutes from The Poet
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Poet

Near The Poet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 2.4 miles from The Poet
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 30 minutes from The Poet
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 34 minutes from The Poet
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Poet

The Poet gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Brockwell Lido
London > Leisure >
Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 6 minutes from The Poet
This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ... More
 
 
 
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Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 9 minutes from The Poet
One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ... More
 
 
 
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Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dulwich Road, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 9 minutes from The Poet
Community greenhouses within Brockwell Park.... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Poet

The best pubs near London The Poet.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Commercial
London > Nightlife > Pubs
212 Railton Road, SE24 | Same location as The Poet
Blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel of Brixton The Commercial is perfectly suited to its ... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 16 minutes from The Poet
The Crown & Greyhound in Dulwich Village (also known as 'The Dog') is a large pub - really, it's an amalgamation of two: The Crown and ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Poet

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Poet.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 2.5 miles from The Poet
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 2.8 miles from The Poet
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 16 minutes from The Poet
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
 

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