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Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  26% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Charles Dickens
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
 
 
 
CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  23% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 2 minutes from Charles Dickens
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  42% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Charles Dickens
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Gastropub nearest Charles Dickens

Nearest to Charles Dickens
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 13 minutes from Charles Dickens
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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 13 minutes from Charles Dickens
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Dining near Charles Dickens

Near Charles Dickens
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Union Street Cafe
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Charles Dickens
Classical North Italian cooking is the fare at the Union Street Cafe, a Borough restaurant owned by Gordon Ramsay (and, for a short time at least, ... More
 
 
 
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Macellaio RC - Union Street
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Union Yard Arches, SE1 | 1 minute from Charles Dickens
With two successful London restaurants already to his name Roberto Costa adds a third Macellaio RC , in the redeveloped Union Yard Arches. Known for ... More
 
 
 
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OXBO Bankside
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Charles Dickens
Using British produce from nearby Borough Market, Paul Bates (formerly of The Beaumont and Intercontinental Park Lane hotels, executive chef of OXBO ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Charles Dickens

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Tom Walker
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 7pm
Charles Dickens, 6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Charles Dickens
The singer from Manchester, who is now based in London, performs his self-penned pop material....More
 
 
 
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Ellsworth Kelly
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th May 2014 to 29th May 2017 - Various Times
Charles Dickens, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
Retrospective exhibition to mark the abstract artist's 90th birthday, curated by Ann Coxon....More
 
 
 
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This Is Not Culturally Significant
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th May to 3rd June 2017 - 8am
Charles Dickens, 53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
Out Of Spite Theatre present a culturally insignificant one-man show that delves into the bizarre, compulsive and wonderful nature of humanity. Written, directed and performed by ...More
 
 
 
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Near Charles Dickens
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Charles Dickens
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business ... More
 
 
 
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Charles Dickens
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Sights and Attractions near Charles Dickens

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Charles Dickens
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Charles Dickens
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Charles Dickens
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Charles Dickens

The best shops and markets near Charles Dickens
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Charles Dickens
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Charles Dickens
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Charles Dickens

Near Charles Dickens
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Charles Dickens
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 | 17 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 20 minutes from Charles Dickens
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Charles Dickens
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Charles Dickens
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Pubs near Charles Dickens

The best pubs near London Charles Dickens.
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Charles Dickens
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Charles Dickens
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Charles Dickens
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Charles Dickens
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Charles Dickens
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Charles Dickens

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Charles Dickens.
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 10 minutes from Charles Dickens
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
 

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Project Space: Ryan L Moule: Vessels And Vestiges
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2017 

Jerwood Space 1 minute walk from Charles Dickens

Chemically unfixed photographic prints by the Swansea-based artist, exploring the analogue medium as a means of investigating themes of fragility ...More

Tom Walker
Concerts | On 24th May 2017 

Omeara 4 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

The singer from Manchester, who is now based in London, performs his self-penned pop material....More

This Is Not Culturally Significant
Theatre | Until 3rd June 2017 

The Bunker 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Out Of Spite Theatre present a culturally insignificant one-man show that delves into the bizarre, compulsive and wonderful nature of ...More

Lettice & Lovage
Theatre | Until 8th July 2017 

Menier Chocolate Factory 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Trevor Nunn directs the first major revival of Peter Shaffer's award-winning comedy, which charts the unlikely friendship of a fanciful ...More

Magdalena Abakanowicz
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Soft sculptures reflecting an interest in biological systems, organic matter and regeneration, topics the artist has discussed with scientists in ...More

Between Man And Matter
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Works providing an insight into the affinities between artists working in Japan, Europe and the United States, many of whom ...More

George Condo
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Works by the American artist, encompassing both abstraction and figuration through painting and sculpture....More

Marcel Duchamp: Fountain 1917
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

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 2017 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

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 2017 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

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

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