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Hotels near BEM

Near BEM
Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa London
Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £87  34% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 2 miles from BEM
Situated along the River Thames, opposite Battersea Park, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel is the first UK hotel from the Portuguese Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group. The ...More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel London London
Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £77  37% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 2 miles from BEM
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London- Vauxhall Nine Elms London
Holiday Inn Express London- Vauxhall Nine Elms
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £57  24% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 28 minutes from BEM
Recently redeveloped in a contemporary style, the Holiday Inn Express London -Vauxhall Nine Elms is a budget hotel located just south of the river Thames. ...More
 
 
 
 
Northcote Music London
Northcote Music
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
155 Northcote Road, SW11 | 2.3 miles from BEM
For children...More
 
 
 
Hobgoblin London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hobgoblin
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
24 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 miles from BEM
This busy musical curios shop has London's best choice of folk instruments and a large range of guitars, accordions, recorders, bongo drums and other percussion instruments. ...More
 
 
 
Dots London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dots
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
132 St Pancras Way, Camden Town, NW1 | 5.8 miles from BEM
Just a couple of minutes from Camden Town tube station this harmonic haven is a convenient stop-off when faced with any dissonant difficulties. The staff are ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near BEM

The best shops and markets near BEM
The Old Post Office Bakery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Post Office Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
76 Landor Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 12 minutes from BEM
In a former Post Office in Lyham Road, Clapham North, The Old Post Office Bakery set up shop in 1982. That was after they'd been serving ...More
 
 
 
M Moen & Sons London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
M Moen & Sons
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
24 The Pavement, SW4 | 23 minutes from BEM
This very British butcher's, founded in 1971 by Maurice Moen and run by his son Garry, is traditional in the best sense of the word. Meat ...More
 
 
 
MacFarlane's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
MacFarlane's
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
48 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 24 minutes from BEM
Fine cheeses are a speciality at MacFarlane's, a marvellous deli on Abbeville Road which has been serving the discerning local Clapham community for over 12 years. ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near BEM

Near BEM
Blues at the Ritzy: Barry Jackson Blues Band London
Today Only
Blues at the Ritzy: Barry Jackson Blues Band
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 30th January 2015 - 8pm-2am
Upstairs At The Ritzy, Coldharbour Lane, SW2 | 2 minutes from BEM
Swing Patrol's monthly blues dance night warms you up with a class, then follows with five hours of social dancing with live music plus the best ...More
 
 
 
Jessie Ware London
Ends Today
Jessie Ware
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 29th and Friday 30th January 2015 - 7pm
Brixton Academy, 211 Stockwell Road, SW9 | 6 minutes from BEM
The London-born singer-songwriter performs her pop-soul originals....More
 
 
 
FEWS London
Today Only
FEWS
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 30th January 2015 - 8pm-1am
The Windmill, 22 Blenheim Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 13 minutes from BEM
The Swedish/American duo performs it's eclectic fusion of riff-heavy rock. With support from Lone Poets, Emperors of Rome and The Butterfly Wheel....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near BEM

Near BEM
Ritzy Picturehouse London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ritzy Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 2 minutes from BEM
If the Ritzy were a cat, it would have used up most of its nine lives. The cinema started life in 1910 as the Electric Pavilion, ...More
 
 
 
O2 Academy Brixton London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O2 Academy Brixton
London > Entertainment > Live Music
211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 6 minutes from BEM
This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at ...More
 
 
 
Hootananny Brixton London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hootananny Brixton
London > Entertainment > Pubs
95 Effra Road, SW2 | 8 minutes from BEM
Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near BEM

The best museums, galleries, attractions near BEM
Brixton Windmill London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 14 minutes from BEM
Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ...More
 
 
 
Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road) London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 26 minutes from BEM
The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house make it one of the most unusual and inspiring in London. 575 Wandsworth Road was ...More
 
 
 
Dulwich Picture Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 30 minutes from BEM
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near BEM

What are the best dining options near BEM London?
Fujiyama London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fujiyama
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
7 Vining Street, Brixton, London SW9 | 1 minute from BEM
This corner of Brixton is fast gentrifying into one of the trendiest in London, with a cluster of its best bars, clubs and live venues and ...More
 
 
 
Asmara London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Asmara
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
386 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 1 minute from BEM
This family-run restaurant does a sterling job of bringing the spirit of Eritrea to south London. Neither the nation itself nor her cuisine are well known, ...More
 
 
 
Brindisa Food Rooms London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brindisa Food Rooms
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
41-43 Atlantic Road, SW9 | 1 minute from BEM
Part-shop, part-bar, Brindisa Food Rooms is the Brixton sister venue to the original Brindisa at Borough Market, Monika Linton's famous import business which has made its ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near BEM

Near BEM
Le Club Tricolore London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 2.1 miles from BEM
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ...More
 
 
 
Chocolate Films Ltd London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, SW9 | 16 minutes from BEM
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ...More
 
 
 
The Wine and Food Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 29 minutes from BEM
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near BEM

BEM gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Brockwell Lido London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brockwell Lido
London > Leisure >
Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 10 minutes from BEM
This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ...More
 
 
 
Herne Hill Velodrome London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 23 minutes from BEM
One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ...More
 
 
 
Dulwich Croquet Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Croquet Club
London > Leisure > Games
Burbage Road, SE21 | 24 minutes from BEM
A million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Circus, the peace and quiet of leafy Dulwich is a great place to enjoy a ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near BEM

The best pubs near London BEM.
Hive London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hive
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11-13 Station Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 3 minutes from BEM
Though it has the look of a Carnaby Street style bar, with funky lighting and minimalist decor in gunmetal grey, this new Brixton joint differs from ...More
 
 
 
Effra London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Effra
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 3 minutes from BEM
By no means your average watering hole; the Effra defies most attempts at description or classification. From the outside it looks like a shabby South London ...More
 
 
 
The Commercial London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Commercial
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
210-212 Railton Road, SE24 | 14 minutes from BEM
...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near BEM

BEM clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Champagne & Fromage London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne & Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 1 minute from BEM
Champagne & Fromage Brixton opens on 8th October 2013. Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles ...More
 
 
 
Ritzy Cafe London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 2 minutes from BEM
This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ...More
 
 
 
Plan B London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plan B
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
418 Brixton Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 4 minutes from BEM
With an exciting new music programme and creative team behind its new look and identity, including Kate Moross (one of London's most exciting young creatives, and ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near BEM

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near BEM.
Tate Britain London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 2.1 miles from BEM
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people....More
 
 
 
Imperial War Museum London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 2.4 miles from BEM
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
 
 
 
Dulwich Picture Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 30 minutes from BEM
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ...More
 
 
 
 

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Magic Robot
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th October 2015 

The Dogstar

DJ Jeffrey plays deep house, club classics and anthems....More

Blues at the Ritzy: Barry Jackson Blues Band
Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

Upstairs At The Ritzy 2 minutes walk from Bem

Swing Patrol's monthly blues dance night warms you up with a class, then follows with five hours of social dancing ...More

Connected - January Payback Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Plan B 4 minutes walk from Bem

Jesse James, Johnny Bloomfield, Lola, Syncretic, Matt Ellse, Harry Crowe, Ramin Rezaie and Mr Russell play house....More

Flexout Audio
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Plan B 4 minutes walk from Bem

Drum'n'bass from Xanadu, Retraflex, Philth, Subterra & Dekko, Bazil & Lean and Co:Lateral....More

Dub 4 Life
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Electric Brixton 5 minutes walk from Bem

Dub, jungle and reggae courtesy of Aba Shanti-I, Remarc, Young Warrior, Loxy, Digital Niyabinghi, Unit 137 plus Rompas Reggae Shack ...More

Milk
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th March 2015 

Electric Social 7 minutes walk from Bem

Deep house courtesy of Matt Rogers and DC....More

Wormfood London Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Hootananny Brixton 8 minutes walk from Bem

Dub, funk, jazz, rock, afro-beat, disco, house, dubstep, breaks and D&B courtesy of DJ2Old4School, plus live performances from Gypsy Hill, ...More

Friday at Brixton Jamm
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Jamm 13 minutes walk from Bem

House music from Shift K3Y, Martin Ikin, Jack Dee & Jake Walpole, Donna Love, Ashley Knights, ACB, Jamie Dean, Ludwig ...More

FEWS
Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

The Windmill 13 minutes walk from Bem

The Swedish/American duo performs it's eclectic fusion of riff-heavy rock. With support from Lone Poets, Emperors of Rome and The ...More

Chevere
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th March 2015 

Arch 15 minutes walk from Bem

Funk, soul, disco and house courtesy of Miguel Marques and Chico aka Dirty Cheeks....More

 

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Burns Night in London
Burns Night in London

From traditional suppers to comedy extravaganzas, London provides a number of options for celebrating Burns Night. So, grab a ...More

 
Family Friendly Events in London
Family Friendly Events in London

This February half-term, from Monday 16th until Friday 20th February 2015, children can meet the animal actors of the ...More

 
Livery Companies Pancake Day Race
Exhibitions | On 17th February 2015 

Guildhall

The City's annual inter-livery Pancake Race sees teams racing around the Guildhall yard at noon on Shrove Tuesday competing for ...More

Bounce Anti-Valentine's Party
Bounce Anti-Valentine's Party
Seasonal | On 14th February 2015 

Bounce

If you're hoping to avoid red roses, slow dancing, hand holding and pet names this Valentine's Day head to Bounce, ...More

 
The Art of the Brick
The Art of the Brick
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

The Old Truman Brewery

See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 ...More

 
Ripley's After Dark
Theatre | On 13th February 2015 

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum London

Freaky museum Ripley's Believe It Or Not! is hosting an After Dark special this Valentine's eve. Taking place on Friday ...More

London Eye - Valentine's Champagne Experience
London Eye - Valentine's Champagne Experience
Attraction | 13th February 2015 - 15th February 2015 

London Eye

Valentine's Day Champagne ExperienceRomance your loved one this Valentine's with a 30 minute experience and enjoy the sublime views of ...More

 
Honest Burgers Clapham
Honest Burgers Clapham
Opened 10th January 2015 

Gourmet burger chain Honest Burgers, launched in Brixton Market in 2011 by founders Tom Barton, Dorian Waite and Phil Eeles, ...More

 
Jinjuu
Jinjuu
Opened 13th January 2015 

Described by the Evening Standard as one of the "best new London restaurants opening in 2015" before it even opened, ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opened 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden, occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
 
 
 
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