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The Grand Union  

 
 
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111 Kennington Road, Southwark, London SE11 6SF
 
 
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Sun to Thu 11.30am-1am, Fri & Sat 11.30am-3.30am
 

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The Grand UnionThere are several pubs dotted around town all called The Grand Union - and all of them owned by the same group, Canyon Entertainment Ltd. - set up by Adam Marshall and Adam Saword. Their six London sites are: Camden, Brixton, Twickenham, Islington, Kentish Town and Kennington. Each serves up a reliable formula of burgers and salads, beers and cocktails, in a comfy sofa-surrounded setting. The original Grand Union at 102-104 Camden Road backs onto the Grand Union Canal - hence the name, adopted by the other bars. The real highlight at this Kennington branch is a fabulous south-facing decked roof terrace taking up the entire flat roof of the pub and big enough to hold a hundred.

 

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Lambeth North Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  37% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  41% off
6 Hercules Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
With attractions such as the London Eye and London Aquarium on its doorstep as well as Covent Garden and the West End just a short walk ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  26% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 10 minutes from The Grand Union
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from The Grand Union
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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from The Grand Union
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
 
 
 
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Robert Capa: D-Day in 35mm
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th May to 29th September 2019 - 10am-6pm
The Grand Union, Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
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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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 10 minutes from The Grand Union
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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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Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
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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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
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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Koza Restaurant and Bar
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
82 kennington road, Lambeth, London SE11 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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Pharmacy 2
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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Florentine
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
6 Hercules Rd, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
Bringing all-day dining to Lambeth, Florentine is ideal for everything from breakfast and brunch through to lunch, dinner and evening drinks. The vast, sleek venue brings ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Grand Union
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 | 23 minutes from The Grand Union
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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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 27 minutes from The Grand Union
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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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 4 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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Garden Museum
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Grand Union
Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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 > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 15 minutes from The Grand Union
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