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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
Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 2.4 miles from The Poet
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Now On
Fugitive Desires
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th to 28th Apr 2017 - 11am-5pm
The Poet, 198 Railton Road, SE24 | Same location as The Poet
Contemporary works seeking to discover what sustains, upholds or restructures our pleasure and desire....More
 
 
 
On Soon
The Modern Movement
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April 2017 - 10am-4pm
The Poet, Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 6 minutes from The Poet
Community & Lifestyle, Antiques Fair....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Zippos Circus Jigit! 2017
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 11th to 16th May 2017 - 7.30pm
The Poet, Norwood Road, SE24 | 6 minutes from The Poet
Community & Lifestyle, Circus....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Poet

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Poet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near The Poet

What are the best dining options near The Poet London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Olley's
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
67 Norwood Road, SE24 | 3 minutes from The Poet
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Poet

The Poet gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Effra
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 13 minutes from The Poet
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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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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