The Rake  

 
 
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14 Winchester Walk, Bankside, Borough, London SE1 9AG
 
 
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Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar in London). It's not just the volume of beer that's the attraction. The guys behind the bar really know their draught from their elbow. They have long been selling the hops and water extract from their Utobeer stall in nearby Borough Market. As you'd expect, Austrian and German varieties are here in abundance, including the the strongest beer in the world - the Austrian Samichlaus. But there's also less obvious brews from Australia, Corsica and Argentina, even Indonesia and Mozambique. Local suppliers include an award-winning perry from Somerset (made from pears). It's a beer lovers' delight.

 

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London Bridge Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Snowsfields NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  30% off
8-18 London Bridge Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
The London Bridge Hotel is an independent 4 star boutique hotel located right in the heart of London, making it an ideal accommodation choice for those ... More
 
 
 
Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £283  32% off
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rake
The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
 
 
 
Mercure London Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  33% off
71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Rake
This hotel in the Bankside area, just a five minute walk from London Bridge Tube station and Borough Market, offers good value for money. Walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
, The Breakfast Club, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
 
 
 
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rake
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Monument
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Lovat Lane, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes from The Rake
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
If you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about ... More
 
 
 
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Felix Anaut: Visual Music & Poetry
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th Sep to 1st Oct 2016 - 11am-6pm
The Rake, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rake
Paintings and ceramics by the renowned Spanish abstract expressionist....More
 
 
 
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Macbeth
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th June to 1st October 2016
The Rake, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Rake
Iqbal Khan directs a new production of Macbeth at the Globe in 2016, reviving the story of Shakespeare's most brutal ...More
 
 
 
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The Two Gentlemen Of Verona
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th Sep to 1st Oct 2016 - Various Times
The Rake, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Rake
Director Nick Bagnall propels Shakespeare's anarchic comedy of infidelity and friendship into the 21st century. Presented by Shakespeare's Globe and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse....More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rake
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
 
 
 
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
 
 
 
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The Banana Store
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Cathedral Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
15 Winchester Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as The Rake
It all started with a loaf. Not just any loaf. Belgian chef Alain Coumont was intent on creating the perfect mix of water, flour and salt. ... More
 
 
 
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Arabica Bar and Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
3 Rochester Walk, Borough Market, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Arabica Food & Spice Company founder James Walters, who started out selling mezze from a trestle table at Borough Market over 14 years ago, trades in ... More
 
 
 
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Linguarama
London > Education > English Language Courses
101 Finsbury Pavement, Bankside, London EC1A | 3 minutes from The Rake
Over £1000pw. One-to-one business English courses.... More
 
 
 
The Art Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, SE11HR | 5 minutes from The Rake
Art classes encompassing glass, metal, moulding and casting, life drawing and loads more.... More
 
 
 
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On Your Bike
London > Leisure > Activities
The Vaults Montague Close, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rake
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Rake
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Rake
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 11 minutes from The Rake
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
 
 
 
The Golden Hinde
London > Business > Venue Hire
Unit 1 and 2, Pickfords Wharf, Clinck Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from The Rake

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

Never The Same
Theatre | Until 7th October 2016 

Bridewell Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Rake

Liz and Sarah reunite for the first time in seven years and ghosts of the past torment them in Lily ...More

The Ritual Slaughter Of Gorge Mastromas
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

Bridewell Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Rake

Dennis Kelly's dark and brooding tale....More

Marcel Duchamp: Fountain 1917
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

A replica, from 1964, of the artist's iconic readymade, considered one of the most influential works of the 20th-century....More

Expanded Painting
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

Works by artists including Pinot Gallizio, Shozo Shimamoto, Niki de Saint Phalle, Sam Gilliam, Richard Smith and Frank Bowling, providing ...More

Sam Francis And Brett Weston
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

Compare and contrast the work of the two American artists who each explored the relationship between landscape and abstraction....More

Minimalism
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

An art exhibition curated by Helen Sainsbury, exploring the development of an aesthetic sensibility characterised by austerity and restraint....More

Artist Room: Louise Bourgeois
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

Provocative sculptures, drawings and writing of an autobiographical nature, addressing universal experiences such as birth, death, love, loss and fear....More

The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam
Exhibitions | Until 8th January 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

This exhibition celebrates the Cuban artist's life and politically-engaged modernist artworks....More

Sheela Gowda
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

Works including the large-scale installation Behold, which consists of two contrasting materials, steel car bumpers and knotted human hair....More

 
 
 
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