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Bermondsey Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
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Canada Water Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
15 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Perfect Presents

Alfred Dunhill Bourdon House, 2 Davies Street, W1K 3DJ This upmarket branch of luxury brand Alfred Dunhill, housed in the former London residence of the Duke of...

 
 
Romantic Restaurants

La Bouchee 56 Old Brompton Road, SW7 3DY "There is no better place to defrost the soul on a dark winter's day than this great little French...

 
 
Food of Love

Pierre Herme Paris 13 Lowndes Street, Belgravia, SW1X 9EX Celebrated chef patissier Pierre Herme, known as the 'Picasso of Pastry', has opened his first boutique in London following...

 
 
Hot Dates

John Holt & Freddie McGregor Brixton Academy, SW9 9SL 12th February 2012 40 years after the release of his iconic '1000 Volts Of Holt' album, John Holt...

 
 
London for Lovers

Sir John Soane's Museum 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3BP Like Borough Market, the Sir John Soane Museum is a treasure you'll have to experience on the Saturday because it...

 
 
What to do in London Throughout 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Hotels near First

Near First
The Bermondsey Square Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  23% off
Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 16 minutes from First
Bermondsey Square Hotel offers a peaceful place to stay with its 79 bedrooms taking up one side of the traffic-free square. All rooms in this modern ... More
 
 
 
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  37% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 19 minutes from First
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  37% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 21 minutes from First
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Buses nearest First

Nearest to First
London Central
London > Travel > Buses
Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2.1 miles from First
... More
 
 
 
Stagecoach London
London > Travel > Buses
2-4 Clements Road, IG1 | 7.3 miles from First
... More
 
 
 
Metrobus
London > Travel > Buses
Farnborough Hill, BR6 | 11.6 miles from First
... More
 
 
 
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Travel near First

Near First
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Cherry Garden Pier, Southwark, London SE16 | 9 minutes from First
City Cruises Sightseeing trips from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier. The River Red Rover Ticket option allows you to hop on and off at Westminster Pier, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 32 minutes from First
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
 
 
 
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 34 minutes from First
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
 
 
 
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Events near First

Near First
Now On
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies HFR 3D
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 26th Dec 2014 to 1st Jan 2015 - Various Times
Surrey Quays Odeon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 | 13 minutes from First
The company of dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield fails to slay the dragon Smaug in his Lonely Mountain lair. The majestic creature takes to the skies ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Penguins Of Madagascar 3D (Subtitled)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Sunday 28th December 2014 - 12.50pm
Surrey Quays Odeon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 | 13 minutes from First
Skipper leads a crack squad of penguins comprising Kowalski, Rico and Private. A grey wolf called Classified, who works for the elite inter-species task force North ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey'!
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 26th to 31st Dec 2014 - 1pm
Surrey Quays Odeon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 | 13 minutes from First
Mrs Keen, the new headmistress of St Bernadette's Primary School in Coventry, welcomes superteacher Mr Shepherd to the fold. On his first day, Mr Shepherd sustains ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near First

Near First
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shortwave Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 16 minutes from First
Shortwave films, a company whose primary objective was to promote emerging film and video artists, have set up this independent cinema in Bermondsey Square. As you'd ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, SE1 | 20 minutes from First
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 21 minutes from First
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near First

The best museums, galleries, attractions near First
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Gallery Projects
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 7 minutes from First
Before the Bermondsey Artists' Group (BAG) took over the cafe in the middle of Southwark Park it had fallen into disrepair. The building was completely renovated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dilston Grove
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 8 minutes from First
Set up by the Cafe Gallery Projects London, who also run the nearby Cafe Gallery in the centre of Southwark Park just a five-minute walk away, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 13 minutes from First
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near First

The best shops and markets near First
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 10 minutes from First
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coleman Coffee Roasters
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 11 minutes from First
Wake up on a Saturday morning and smell the freshly roasted coffee at Coleman Coffee Roasters, a small batch coffee roastery at No. 55 Stanworth Street ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Kernel Brewery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Arch 11, Dockley Road Industrial Estate, Southwark, London SE16 | 12 minutes from First
The Kernel Brewery is one of the most successful micro brewers in London and its rise has been meteoric with its beer winning awards and ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near First

What are the best dining options near First London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizzeria La Lanterna
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Lantern Buildings, 6 Mill Street, Southwark, Southwark, London SE1 | 11 minutes from First
Pizza & Pasta ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Café Amisha
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
161 Grange Road, Southwark, SE1 | 12 minutes from First
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tentazioni
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2 Mill Street, Bermondsey, , Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from First
Bermondsey is a hotspot for new restaurants at the moment but none of them can hope to better this wonderful Italian. It’s a good place to ... More
 
 
 
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Education near First

Near First
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2.2 miles from First
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.3 miles from First
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 2.4 miles from First
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near First

First gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes from First
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, SE5 | 21 minutes from First
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art £1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 21 minutes from First
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near First

The best pubs near London First.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 12 minutes from First
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from First
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 17 minutes from First
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near First

First clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 14 minutes from First
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 18 minutes from First
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 24 minutes from First
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near First

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near First.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 1 minute from First
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 18 minutes from First
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes from First
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Sculpture At Bermondsey Square Commission 1: Karen Tang
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

Bermondsey Square 16 minutes walk from First

Inspired by the 1959 science-fiction film, The Giant Behemoth which featured local residents and the streets of Bermondsey, as well ...More

Women Fashion Power
Women Fashion Power
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

Design Museum 16 minutes walk from First

Exploring how influential women have used fashion to define and enhance their position in the world, Women Fashion Power at ...More

 
Designers in Residence
Designers in Residence
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

Design Museum 16 minutes walk from First

Each year, the Design Museum holds its Designers in Residence exhibition giving visitors the chance to see the work of ...More

 
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Design Museum 16 minutes walk from First

The anglepoise lamp is just one of the archetypal designs celebrated in the Design Museum's Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things, ...More

 
Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood
Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

Fashion and Textile Museum 18 minutes walk from First

Looking at vintage fashion knitwear in the 20th century, Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood at the Fashion and Textile Museum will ...More

 
Christmas At The Unicorn
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2015 

Unicorn Theatre 21 minutes walk from First

Festive-themed events for all the family....More

Scrunch
Scrunch
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Unicorn Theatre 21 minutes walk from First

The perfect introduction to theatre for the very young, Scrunch uses sounds like snow on the ground and visually appealing ...More

 
Giant Monopoly: The View From The Shard
Leisure | Until 31st December 2014 

The Shard 21 minutes walk from First

The viewing gallery of western Europe's tallest building, with panoramic views extending almost 40 miles across London, is transformed into ...More

Mrs Hudson's Christmas Corker
Mrs Hudson's Christmas Corker
Theatre | Until 31st December 2014 

Wilton's Music Hall 22 minutes walk from First

Ed Gaughan directs Bob and Barry Cryer's comical spin-off of Conan Doyle's Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, which presents the ...More

 
Peckham Library
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Peckham Library 1.4 miles from First

Large four floor library in Peckham, London. With 70 adult study spaces available, free internet and wifi access, and many ...More

 

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April in London 2015
April in London 2015

Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen and Enda Walsh adapts Roald Dahl's The Twits for the Royal Court in ...More

 
March in London 2015
March in London 2015

Alexander McQueen's Savage Beauty comes to the V&A in March 2015, Sam Smith plays two sell-out shows at the ...More

 
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour
Concerts | On 27th June 2015 

Hyde Park

Global superstar and seven-time Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift is the first headliner announced for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time ...More

 
Agnes Martin
Agnes Martin
Exhibitions | 3rd June 2015 - 11th October 2015 

Tate Modern

Tate Modern stages the first retrospective exhibition of work by Agnes Martin since her death just over a decade ago. ...More

 
Antigone
Antigone
Theatre | 4th March 2015 - 28th March 2015 

Barbican Centre

Oscar winner Juliette Binoche takes the title role in a contemporary reimagining of Sophocles's Antigone at the Barbican this March. ...More

 
Julio le Parc
Julio le Parc
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

If winter can be a bit gloomy, look no further than the light installations of Julio Le Parc at the ...More

 
dollop New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Party
dollop New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | 31st December 2014 - 1st January 2015 

Troxy

After two consecutive sell-out years, leading UK party promoters dollop are hosting another party at art deco theatre Troxy this ...More

 
Dishoom King's Cross
Dishoom King's Cross
Opened 20th November 2014 

The third restaurant from the team behind Dishoom, the Bombay cafes in Shoreditch and Covent Garden, is also their largest ...More

 
The Queensbury Kitchen
The Queensbury Kitchen
Opened 10th December 2014 

From the team behind The Queensbury gastropub and right around the corner from it, comes The Queensbury Kitchen, a moden ...More

 
The Tommy Tucker
The Tommy Tucker
Opened January 2015 

Award-winning chef Claude Compton, together with Jim Morris and George McCabe - the team behind critically acclaimed neighbourhood restaurant Claude's ...More

 
 
 
 
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