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Southwark Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  21% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 1 minute from The Loft
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 Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  40% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 1 minute from The Loft
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  42% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Loft
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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Cafe Level Seven
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Loft
Extremely swish International Cuisine in a magnificent setting looking out over the Blade of Light bridge, the Thames and the centre of town. This superior eaterie ... More
 
 
 
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Swan, Shakespeare's Globe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Loft
Cheek by jowl with Shakespeare's Globe, Swan bar and restaurant benefits from a wonderful riverside location with stunning views ... More
 
 
 
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The Laughing Gravy
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
154 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Loft
International cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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The Table
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
83 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Loft
On the ground floor of the offices of award-winning architects Allies and Morrison The Table makes an excellent staff canteen (a bit like The River Cafe ... More
 
 
 
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Tortilla
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
106 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Loft
Tacos and burritos are the order of the day at this cheap, fresh Mexican. In fact it's so fresh and healthy it's more of a California-Mexican ... More
 
 
 
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Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
7 Canvey Street, The Blue Fin Building, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Loft
This branch of Leon is a great find, tucked away behind Tate Modern in IPC media's headquarters, The Blue Fin Building. Once you've fed the soul ... More
 
 
 
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Ellsworth Kelly
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 28th and Monday 29th May 2017 - 10am-6pm
The Loft, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Loft
Retrospective exhibition to mark the abstract artist's 90th birthday, curated by Ann Coxon....More
 
 
 
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Wolfgang Tillmans
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th February to 11th June 2017
The Loft, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Loft
He started out in the early 1990s photographing clubbers for i-D magazine, in 2000 he won the Turner prize in 2000, and now German born photographer ...More
 
 
 
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This Is Not Culturally Significant
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th May to 3rd Jun 2017 - 8am
The Loft, 53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Loft
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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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Loft
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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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Loft
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 Bunker
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Loft
An Off-West End theatre housed in a former underground parking garage in London Bridge, The Bunker is a small 110-seater studio theatre used ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Loft
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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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Loft
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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Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Loft
A dramatic new development at Tate Modern, we got our first glimpse inside The Tanks in summer 2012 - revealed as part of ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Loft
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 The Loft
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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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Loft
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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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 15 minutes from The Loft
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 | 16 minutes from The Loft
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 19 minutes from The Loft
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
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Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Loft
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
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Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Loft
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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Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 10 minutes from The Loft
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
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160 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Loft
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The Anchor & Hope
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36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Loft
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 | 7 minutes from The Loft
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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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Loft
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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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 1 minute from The Loft
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Loft
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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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Loft
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 | 7 minutes from The Loft
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 | 8 minutes from The Loft
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 2 minutes walk from The Loft

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

Sheela Gowda
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from The Loft

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

Marisa Merz & El Anatsui
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from The Loft

Sculptural installations highlighting artists' use of diverse materials and unusual techniques....More

Texture And Photography
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from The Loft

Works bringing together three different approaches to the relationship between form and texture in photography from three distinct moments in ...More

Torn Papers And Walls Paper
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from The Loft

Works by contemporary and abstract artists in response to the theme of Cities, featuring pieces by Mark Bradford, Gordon Matta-Clark ...More

Alberto Giacometti
Alberto Giacometti
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from The Loft

Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti, "one of the most highly regarded and distinctive artists of the last century" (The Guardian) "wowed ...More

 
Ellsworth Kelly
Exhibitions | Until 29th May 2017 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from The Loft

Retrospective exhibition to mark the abstract artist's 90th birthday, curated by Ann Coxon....More

Pino Pascali
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from The Loft

Mark Godfrey curates an exhibition of works by one of the most important 1960s Italian artists, who favoured using steel ...More

Expanded Painting
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from The Loft

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

Wolfgang Tillmans
Wolfgang Tillmans
Exhibitions | Until 11th June 2017 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from The Loft

He started out in the early 1990s photographing clubbers for i-D magazine, in 2000 he won the Turner prize in ...More

 

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