The Rake  

 
 
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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
 
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7 minutes walk
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Snowsfields NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
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3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  34% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Rake
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  27% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Rake
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  40% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Rake
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
 
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
, The Breakfast Club, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rake
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Rake
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
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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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The London Bridge Clay Project
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th January to 5th February 2017 - 10am-6pm
The Rake, London Bridge, SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
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Beyond My Brain
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 20th January 2017 at 11am-6pm & Saturday 21st January 2017 at 11am-4pm
The Rake, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rake
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th January 2017 at 7.30pm, 21st January 2017 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm & 22nd January 2017 at 1.30pm
The Rake, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Rake
Director Emma Rice and Joel Horwood adapt Hans Christian Andersen's tales The Little Matchgirl, The Princess And The Pea, The Emperor's New Clothes and Thumbelina using ...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
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Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
8 Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
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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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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 18 minutes from The Rake
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 Rake
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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London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 23 minutes from The Rake
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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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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from The Rake
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
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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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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Rake
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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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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from The Rake
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes from The Rake
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Brexit The Musical
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Waterloo East Theatre 17 minutes walk from The Rake

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Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Old Vic Theatre 19 minutes walk from The Rake

The Old Vic revives one of the most acclaimed plays of recent times this Christmas, staging Yasmina Reza's Art. Recipient ...More

 
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Old Vic Theatre 19 minutes walk from The Rake

Led by Stage Door Manager Ned Seago....More

Fabric
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Fabric 19 minutes walk from The Rake

House and techno across two rooms, featuring Ellen Allien, Scuba, Terry Francis, Adam Shelton, Subb-an, Cab Drivers and Jack Wickham....More

Artist Room: Louise Bourgeois
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

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

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

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

Gustav Metzger
Exhibitions | Until 10th March 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

Works including the installation Liquid Crystal Environment, 1965, made with unstable materials and chemical reactions to explore processes of change, ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

Mixed-media assemblages made from packing crates, old furniture and scrap timber, inspired by the sculptural qualities of the cityscape of ...More

Gerhard Richter
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

The group of six paintings, named after the avant-garde composer John Cage, are the outcome of several layers of painting ...More

Nam June Paik
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from The Rake

Rarely-seen work on paper and other key pieces, spanning 40 years of the artist's career and acquired through the artist's ...More

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