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
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
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 £84  41% 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 £113  33% 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 £79  42% 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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Florentine
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
6 Hercules Rd, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Spectrum
Bringing all-day dining to Lambeth, Florentine is ideal for everything from breakfast and brunch through to lunch, dinner and evening drinks. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylon
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Spectrum
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ichi Sushi and Sashimi Bar
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
200 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Spectrum
Japanese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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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
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
A Christmas Carol
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th November 2017 to 20th January 2018
The Spectrum, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Spectrum
Rhys Ifans plays penny-pinching miser Ebenezer Scrooge in Matthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic at the Old Vic. In this joyous new adaptation by ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Anne Page
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 21st November 2017 - 7.30pm
The Spectrum, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Spectrum
The organist performs Bach's Der Kunst Der Fuge....More
 
 
 
Now On
Much Ado About Nothing
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st to 26th Nov 2017 - Various Times
The Spectrum, Brad Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Spectrum
Controlled Chaos Theatre Company pits Beatrice against Benedick as Shakespeare's rumbustious battle of the sexes draws blood against the backdrop of the Spanish Civil War in ...More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Arch 233
London > Entertainment >
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Spectrum
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Spectrum
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The best shops and markets near The Spectrum
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Near The Spectrum
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leake Street Pocket Park
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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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Spectrum
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Spectrum
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The Spectrum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Spectrum.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Spectrum
... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Spectrum
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 
 

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Hair
Theatre | Until 13th January 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 1 minute walk from The Spectrum

To mark the 50th anniversary of the tribal rock musical with a book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome ...More

Beauty And The Feast
Beauty And The Feast
Foodie Events | Until 14th January 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 1 minute walk from The Spectrum

A delectable retelling of the original fairy tale, Beauty and the Feast takes over the Vaults under Waterloo this winter. ...More

 
Hair The Musical
Hair The Musical
Theatre | Until 14th January 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 1 minute walk from The Spectrum

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be staged in The Vaults beneath ...More

 
Outi Pieski: Falling Shawls
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from The Spectrum

An installation of traditional Sami shawl-making, creating hundreds of fringe elements to create a coloured three-dimensional drawing....More

Waterloo Billboard Commission: Superflex, Euro (2012)
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from The Spectrum

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Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from The Spectrum

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Waterloo Billboard Commission: Superflex, Euro (2012)
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from The Spectrum

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Waterloo Billboard Commission: Superflex, Euro (2012)
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from The Spectrum

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A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Old Vic Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Spectrum

Rhys Ifans plays penny-pinching miser Ebenezer Scrooge in Matthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic at the Old Vic. ...More

 
Belief and Beyond Belief
Belief and Beyond Belief
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from The Spectrum

Professor Stephen Hawking opens the year-long Belief and Beyond Belief festival appearing at an exclusive event marking his 75th birthday ...More

 

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