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

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Waterloo 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 £56  22% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Grand Union
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