Elephant & Castle Railway Station  

 
 
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Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  34% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £84  22% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  24% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 10 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Railway Stations nearest Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Nearest to Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2.6 miles from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2.7 miles from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
The area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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Travel near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Near Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 12 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 20 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Near Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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The Hard Stop
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th to 18th Feb 2019 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Elephant & Castle Railway Station, Elephant & Castle, SE1 | 2 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
Exhibitions & Art, Multimedia....More
 
 
 
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Ministry Of Sound Present: Idris Elba
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 16th February 2019 - 5.30pm
Elephant & Castle Railway Station, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
Idris Elba headlines at Ministry of Sound this Saturday. A globally recognised film and TV star, but also an accomplished DJ....More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
The Time Travellers' Ball
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th November 2018 to 17th February 2019
Elephant & Castle Railway Station, 42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 4 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
This November, theatrical experience The Time Travellers' Ball opens new venue The Buzz, London's first ever purpose-built immersive theatre venue. An evening of dance, decadence and ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Near Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 4 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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 | 6 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

The best shops and markets near Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 4 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

What are the best dining options near Elephant & Castle Railway Station London?
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 1 minute from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Qvintessenza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
304 Borough High Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
Qvintessenza serves casual Venetian specialities using ingredients sourced directly from Italian artisan producers. Venetian founder, Alessandro Selazone, spent a year travelling the length ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
El Vergel
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 6 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Near Elephant & Castle Railway Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 24 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 29 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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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Leisure near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Elephant & Castle Railway Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 8 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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
Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 12 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

The best pubs near London Elephant & Castle Railway Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 1 minute from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
... More
 
 
 
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Mc & Sons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
Very much a family affair, with roots in Ireland, Mc & Sons is an Irish boozer serving Thai food. ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Elephant & Castle Railway Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 3 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 12 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Elephant & Castle Railway Station.
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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 Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Elephant & Castle Railway Station
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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Ministry Of Sound Present: Idris Elba
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 16th February 2019 

Ministry of Sound 3 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Idris Elba headlines at Ministry of Sound this Saturday. A globally recognised film and TV star, but also an accomplished ...More

The Time Travellers' Ball
The Time Travellers' Ball
Theatre | Until 17th February 2019 

The Buzz 4 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Railway Station

This November, theatrical experience The Time Travellers' Ball opens new venue The Buzz, London's first ever purpose-built immersive theatre venue. ...More

 
The American Clock
The American Clock
Theatre | Until 30th March 2019 

Old Vic Theatre 11 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Arthur Miller's ground-breaking play, The American Clock, comes to The Old Vic this February. Presented by visionary director Rachel Chavkin ...More

 
Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train
Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train
Theatre | Until 30th March 2019 

The Young Vic 11 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Following his success with The Motherfucker with the Hat at the National Theatre back in 2015, Stephen Adly Guirgis returns ...More

 
Wild East
Wild East
Theatre | Until 16th February 2019 

The Young Vic 11 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Directed by Genesis Award Winner Lekan Lawal, April De Angelis' Wild East is staged at the Young Vic in 2019 ...More

 
Trevor Nelson's Classics Valentine's
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 16th February 2019 

Omeara 12 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Railway Station

A night of classic soul and R&B club anthems from the 1980s through to the 2000s from the DJ and ...More

Fiddler On The Roof
Fiddler On The Roof
Theatre | Until 9th March 2019 

Menier Chocolate Factory 13 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th century Imperial Russia in the ...More

 
Stuck In A Rat
Comedy | Until 24th February 2019 

The Vaults 15 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Helen Cripps and Anna O'Grady's observations and deadpan humour....More

Mandela: The Official Exhibition
Mandela: The Official Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

26 Leake Street 15 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Railway Station

Following on from the Southbank Centre's centenary exhibition last year, another Nelson Mandela Exhibition comes to London in 2019. Taking ...More

 
Boys
Theatre | Until 17th February 2019 

The Vaults 15 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Railway Station

A devised piece of physical theatre by The Pappyshow focusing on the formative lessons that men tech to BAME young ...More

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Queen's Yard Summer Party
Queen's Yard Summer Party
Foodie Events | From 4th May 

Various Venues East London

Expanding to a two-day event in 2019, the Queen's Yard Summer Party sees 20 venues ...More

 
The Phlebotomist
Theatre | From 19th March 

Hampstead Theatre

Following a sold out run Downstairs in 2018, director Sam Yates revives Ella Road's provocative drama about a dystopian future on the theatre's main stage. The "terrific" (The Guardian) Jade Anouka plays Bea, who falls ...More

Vapiano Centre Point
Vapiano Centre Point
Dining 

Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
Alys, Always
Alys, Always
Theatre | From 25th February 

The Bridge Theatre

Joanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances ...More

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | From 3rd June 

The Bridge Theatre

Reuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's Dream comes to the Tower Bridge theatre in summer 2019. Nicholas Hytner directs Shakespeare's comedy ...More

A German Life
A German Life
Theatre | From 6th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Dame Maggie Smith returns to the stage for the first time in twelve years to ...More

 
The Bay At Nice
Theatre | From 14th March 

Menier Chocolate Factory

Penelope Wilton and Ophelia Lovibond star in a new revival of David Hare's The Bay at Nice at the Menier Chocolate Factory with Richard Eyre directing. In the 75-minute play, set in Leningrad in the ...More

Fiddler On The Roof
Fiddler On The Roof
Theatre | From 21st March 

Playhouse Theatre

Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th ...More

 
Little Miss Sunshine: A Road Musical
Theatre | From 21st March 

Arcola Theatre

Michael Arndt's Academy Award-winning film brought a little ray of sunshine to our lives in 2006 and this musical adaptation directed by Mehmet Ergen is set to do ...More

Emilia
Emilia
Theatre | From 8th March 

Vaudeville Theatre

Hailed as "an act of revolution" (The Times) and "a landmark moment in the history ...More

 
Bite Me
Bite Me
Theatre | From 13th March 

The Vaults

Joanne McNally's play about a diet, where not only did she lose weight, she lost ...More

 
The Oak W2
The Oak W2
Dining 

Set on the cusp of Notting Hill on Westbourne Park Road, The Oak W2 is ...More

 
Teatulia
Teatulia
Dining 

This Covent Garden tea bar serves single-origin tea, tea-infused cocktails, a library of books and ...More

 
Barry's Bootcamp Canary Wharf
Barry's Bootcamp Canary Wharf
Sport 

Set up by LA based celebrity trainer Barry ...More

 
Barullo
Barullo
Dining 

Victor Garvey, of award-winning Catalan restaurant Rambla, is behind this fun, colourful Spanish restaurant in ...More

 
The Oak SW11
The Oak SW11
Dining 

From the owner of The Bird in Hand in Brook Green and The Oak in ...More

 
Tate to Tate
Tate to Tate
Transport 

This slick river service transports art lovers from one of the city's best galleries to ...More

 
W12 Studios
W12 Studios
Dining 

A creative, communal space with room for 450, W12 Studios combines street food with music ...More

 
London Events 2019
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Best New Openings in London in 2019
Best New Openings in London in 2019
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A pool in the sky, a former magistrates ...More

 
 
 
 
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