The Spectrum  

 
 
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1 Addington Street, South Bank, London SE1 7RY
 
 
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The SpectrumThe Park Plaza County Hall hotel is a stylish venue located south of the Thames in London, near the city's County Hall and only moments away from Waterloo. This deluxe 4-star establishment boasts the sleek Spectrum Restaurant and Caf?, set under the colourful and shiny 14 storey atrium. The venue proves popular with city types and trendy hotel residents for chilled-out after work cocktails, business lunches, romantic rendezvous and evening meals. The Spectrum Restaurant is a fantastic dining concept where a myriad of colours from the hotel's 14 storey atrium blends with a fine gastronomic selection of ingredients and recipes showcasing a high-quality, wholesome British menu of mouth watering, quirky dishes.

 

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
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Library Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  21% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | Same location as The Spectrum
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  28% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 1 minute from The Spectrum
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is a modern, design-led hotel a short walk from some of the city's most iconic attractions, such as Big Ben and ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  22% off
6 Hercules Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Spectrum
With attractions such as the London Eye and London Aquarium on its doorstep as well as Covent Garden and the West End just a short walk ... More
 
 
 
 
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Florentine
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
6 Hercules Rd, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Spectrum
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Skylon
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Spectrum
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Mezzanine
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
National Theatre, Upper Ground - South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Spectrum
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
200 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Spectrum
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Brasserie Joel
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
First Floor, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Spectrum
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
County Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Spectrum
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st to 25th Feb 2018 - Various Times
The Spectrum, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 1 minute from The Spectrum
Fran Bushe presents a hilarious musical quest in pursuit of a normal sex life....More
 
 
 
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A Monster Calls
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th July to 25th August 2018
The Spectrum, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Spectrum
Sally Cookson - the director behind Jane Eyre and Peter Pan at the National Theatre - creates a stage version of Patrick Ness's magical realist novel, ...More
 
 
 
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Belle Fontaine
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st to 25th Feb 2018 - Various Times
The Spectrum, Brad Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Spectrum
Nicholas McInery's drama which explores the pain of loss and the promise of change when a community leader dies....More
 
 
 
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10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Spectrum
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The Slug And Lettuce
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Spectrum
Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Spectrum
The Vaults is a multi-disciplinary arts space located in underneath Waterloo station. The space features 30,000 sq ft of accessible, flexible and delectable Victorian brickwork ... More
 
 
 
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London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Spectrum
The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the new ... More
 
 
 
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Sea Life London Aquarium
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Spectrum
The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and watch ... More
 
 
 
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Shrek's Adventure
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Spectrum
Having already been the subject of a West End musical back in 2011, the Shrek saga is now the inspiration behind a new London attraction. A ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Spectrum
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
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Spectrum
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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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Spectrum
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 12 minutes from The Spectrum
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 College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 15 minutes from The Spectrum
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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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 18 minutes from The Spectrum
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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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Spectrum
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Spectrum
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Spectrum
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Spectrum
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The Anchor & Hope
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36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Spectrum
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from The Spectrum
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Spectrum
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Spectrum
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
 
 
 
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 9 minutes from The Spectrum
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Spectrum
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London Eye Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Spectrum
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 
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Skylon
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Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Spectrum
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Dance | Until 18th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 1 minute walk from The Spectrum

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Neverland: The Guild of Misrule and Theatre Deli
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Theatre | Until 18th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 1 minute walk from The Spectrum

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Mini Vault Festival
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Kids Events | Until 4th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 1 minute walk from The Spectrum

As well as the main event, the Vault Festival lays on a riot of entertainment for the under 11s. In ...More

 
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Vault Festival
Theatre | Until 18th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 1 minute walk from The Spectrum

The boundless Vault Festival is one of the most exciting happenings on London's fringe. Returning for its sixth year, the ...More

 
Witness For The Prosecution
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Theatre | Until 11th March 2018 

The Debating Chamber, County Hall 3 minutes walk from The Spectrum

Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth and must prove his innocence in director Lucy ...More

 
ABBA: Super Troupers
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Exhibitions | Until 29th April 2018 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from The Spectrum

This December, the Southbank Centre presents major new exhibition Abba: Super Troupers. Created in association with ABBA The Museum in ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
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Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2018 

The Hayward Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Spectrum

Monumental pictures of solar panels, the stock exchange and a US store by Andreas Gursky signal the reopening of the ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Spectrum

Annie Baker, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning The Flick had a sold-out run at the National in 2016, is back with John, ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Spectrum

An all star cast and creative team come directed by Olivier Award winner Ivo van Hove come together for Lee ...More

 
Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11
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Exhibitions | Until 28th May 2018 

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