Franklins

 
 
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205 -209 Kennington Lane, Kennington, London SE11 5QS 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Kennington Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Oval Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Vauxhall Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hotels near Franklins

Near Franklins
Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  26% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 9 minutes from Franklins
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
 
 
 
Plaza on the River Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £126  34% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 9 minutes from Franklins
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
 
 
 
Novotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  37% off
113 Lambeth Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from Franklins
A modern hotel with multilingual staff and some rooms that offer marvellous views of the Houses of Parliament. It's not as close to Waterloo as the ... More
 
 
 
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Brunswick House Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
30 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 13 minutes from Franklins
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 14 minutes from Franklins
The Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain gets its name from the specially commissioned Rex Whistler mural, 'The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats', which provides ... More
 
 
 
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Shepherd's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Marsham Court, Marsham Street, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 17 minutes from Franklins
This formal restaurant in Marsham Street retains its old school charm and remains popular with men in pin-striped suits - being close to Parliament and several ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Franklins

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kennington Tandoori
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
313 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Franklins
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
316 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Franklins
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Bonnington Centre Cafe
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
11 Vauxhall Grove, Kennington, London SW8 | 8 minutes from Franklins
This delightful commune, relic of a more laidback era, used to be the collective kitchen that fed a street of squats. It's a jolly, ramshackle room, ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Franklins

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Flowers Of The Field
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th to 13th Jul 2014 - 7.30pm
White Bear Theatre, 138 Kennington Park Road, SE11 | 3 minutes from Franklins
A dark romance set during the First World War and a poignant love story about the quest to find and save the vanishing music of England, ...More
 
 
 
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Chigger Foot Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Jul 2014 - 7.30pm
Oval House, 54 Kennington Oval, Kennington, SE11 | 7 minutes from Franklins
The play explores the effects of the barbarity of war on a cynical professional soldier from the British West India Regiment....More
 
 
 
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How To Win Against History
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Jul 2014 - 7.45pm
Oval House, 54 Kennington Oval, Kennington, SE11 | 7 minutes from Franklins
A ripped-up, hilarious musical about the gorgeous tragedy of the 5th Marquis of Anglesey who burned brightly, briefly and transvestitely at the end of the 19th-century, ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Franklins

Near Franklins
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 3 minutes from Franklins
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... More
 
 
 
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, SW8 | 13 minutes from Franklins
Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated railway ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Franklins
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Franklins

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Franklins
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Gasworks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
155 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 4 minutes from Franklins
Gasworks serves a dual purpose: as a location for 12 artists' studios and as host to up to six exhibitions a year. Emphasis is placed on ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Franklins
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 | 12 minutes from Franklins
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Franklins

The best shops and markets near Franklins
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lassco House & Garden
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 13 minutes from Franklins
Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Franklins
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Franklins
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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Education near Franklins

Near Franklins
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 2.1 miles from Franklins
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2.2 miles from Franklins
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 2.3 miles from Franklins
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Franklins

Franklins gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Surrey County Cricket Club
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Franklins
While Lords is the spiritual home of English cricket, it is The Oval (offically The Brit Insurance Oval), home of Surrey County Cricket Club, that fills ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Franklins
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Harleyford Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Franklins
Though it does not have quite the same kudos as Lord's, The Kia Oval (known so because of a sponsorship deal, but usually referred to simply ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Franklins

The best pubs near London Franklins.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, SE11 | 2 minutes from Franklins
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Fentiman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 10 minutes from Franklins
The Fentiman Arms is a special pub in Lambeth a cricket ball's throw way from The Oval. They have a lovely wild garden out the back, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Canton Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
177 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 17 minutes from Franklins
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Nightlife near Franklins

Franklins clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Franklins
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 11 minutes from Franklins
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 14 minutes from Franklins
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Franklins

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Franklins.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Franklins
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 14 minutes from Franklins
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 18 minutes from Franklins
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
 

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Flowers Of The Field
Theatre | Until 13th July 2014 

White Bear Theatre 3 minutes walk from Franklins

A dark romance set during the First World War and a poignant love story about the quest to find and ...More

Dependency
Exhibitions | Until 3rd August 2014 

Gasworks 4 minutes walk from Franklins

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Shio Kusaka
Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2014 

Greengrassi 6 minutes walk from Franklins

An exhibition of works by the contemporary artist....More

Bob Downe: Bob, Sweat & Tears
Comedy | Until 24th July 2014 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 7 minutes walk from Franklins

The Australian performer with a penchant for polyester suits presents his latest show....More

Bob, Sweat & Tears
Theatre | Until 24th July 2014 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 7 minutes walk from Franklins

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Chigger Foot Boys
Theatre | Until 12th July 2014 

Oval House 7 minutes walk from Franklins

The play explores the effects of the barbarity of war on a cynical professional soldier from the British West India ...More

How To Win Against History
Theatre | Until 12th July 2014 

Oval House 7 minutes walk from Franklins

A ripped-up, hilarious musical about the gorgeous tragedy of the 5th Marquis of Anglesey who burned brightly, briefly and transvestitely ...More

Robin Banerjee Duo
Concerts | Until 31st July 2014 

Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec 8 minutes walk from Franklins

The guitarist, previously part of Amy Winehouse's band, performs with vocalist Jennifer Moore in a jazz-pop and blues performance....More

Vibe
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th September 2014 

Barcode Vauxhall 9 minutes walk from Franklins

Pop, R&B, hip hop, bashment and Afrobeat from Jason Prince and Matt Unique....More

Dirty Disko London
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th September 2014 

Barcode Vauxhall 9 minutes walk from Franklins

DJs spin disco, deep house and disco house....More

 
 
 
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