London Central

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Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 8TE†
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Waterloo Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Southwark Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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

Car Parks

Union Car Park
7 minutes walk
Library Street NCP
7 minutes walk

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What's on in London 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 London Central

Near London Central
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £75† 41% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Central
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
ibis London Blackfriars
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £54† 34% off
49 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Central
ibis London Blackfriars is located in London's Southwark - Waterloo neighbourhood and close to Tate Modern, Old Bailey, and Royal Courts of Justice - Law Courts. ... More
Novotel London Blackfriars
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £75† 23% off
46 - 49 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
With London's South Bank, Tate Modern and St Paul's Cathedral all within close proximity, the Novotel London Blackfriars is within easy reach of a number of ... More
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Alternative Buses nearest London Central

Nearest to London Central
First
London > Travel > Buses
London Buses (C.D.L), Freepost Lon7503, Southwark, London SE16 | 2.1 miles from London Central
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Stagecoach London
London > Travel > Buses
2-4 Clements Road, IG1 | 8.7 miles from London Central
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Metroline
London > Travel > Buses
118-122 College Road, HA1 | 11.2 miles from London Central
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Travel near London Central

Near London Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 10 minutes from London Central
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 | 13 minutes from London Central
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 | 14 minutes from London Central
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 London Central

Near London Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
On Soon
A Taste Of Honey
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 10th February to 5th April 2014
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
Covering race, class, gender and sexual orientation, A Taste of Honey was a great defining and taboo-breaking play of the 1950s. Written by Shelagh Delaney when ...More
Ends Today
Bag Of Rice
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 18th to 24th Apr 2014
BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 10th March to 29th November 2014
Savoy Theatre, Savoy Court, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 13 minutes from London Central
'My Family' actor Robert Lindsay makes his musical theatre comeback in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels which previews at London's Savoy Theatre from March 2014. When the TV ...More
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Entertainment near London Central

Near London Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every stage ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
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Sights and Attractions near London Central

The best museums, galleries, attractions near London Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
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Shopping near London Central

The best shops and markets near London Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Central
Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
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Restaurants near London Central

What are the best dining options near London Central London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bangalore Express Waterloo
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
103-105 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fire Station
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
Modern British cuisine ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waterloo Bar and Kitchen
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
131 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
International cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
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Education near London Central

Near London Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 19 minutes from London Central
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 23 minutes from London Central
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 23 minutes from London Central
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
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Leisure near London Central

London Central gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Central
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 | 8 minutes from London Central
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
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 12 minutes from London Central
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
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Pubs near London Central

The best pubs near London London Central.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
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 | 3 minutes from London Central
This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Central
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
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Nightlife near London Central

London Central clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from London Central
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
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Meeting venue hire near London Central

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near London Central.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
The greatest theatre in the world? Probably. Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
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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Erato Piano Trio: A Spring Surprise
Concerts | On 24th April 2014 

1901 Arts Club 1 minute walk from London Central

A performance by the piano trio....More

Erato Piano Trio
Concerts | Until 24th April 2014 

1901 Arts Club 1 minute walk from London Central

The trio performs various works for violin, cello and piano....More

Oh My Sweet Land
Oh My Sweet Land
Theatre | Until 3rd May 2014 

The Young Vic 2 minutes walk from London Central

Oh My Sweet Land looks at the crisis in Syria, as told through the stories of the country's two million ...More

 
A View from the Bridge
A View from the Bridge
Theatre | Until 24th May 2014 

The Young Vic 2 minutes walk from London Central

Award-winning and internationally renowned director, Ivo van Hove, whose theatrical adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage played at ...More

 
Other Desert Cities
Other Desert Cities
Theatre | Until 24th May 2014 

Old Vic Theatre 2 minutes walk from London Central

Sinead Cusack stars in Other Desert Cities a drama on family politics, love and redemption by celebrated playwright and screenwriter ...More

 
Tom Hyatt
Concerts | On 24th April 2014 

National Theatre 6 minutes walk from London Central

Folk-infused singer-songwriter and guitarist from Lancashire who has been likened to John Martyn and Van Morrison....More

The Silver Tassie
The Silver Tassie
Theatre | Until 21st May 2014 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 6 minutes walk from London Central

The dazzling Harry Heegan is off to war, following the football team's latest victory in The Silver Tassie, Sean O'Casey's ...More

 
Martin Creed: What's the point of it?
Martin Creed: What's the point of it?
Exhibitions | Until 5th May 2014 

The Hayward Gallery 6 minutes walk from London Central

He got all the bells ringing in the country at the same time to launch the cultural Olympic celebration in ...More

 
Udderbelly Festival
Udderbelly Festival
Comedy | Until 13th July 2014 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from London Central

Look out for an upside-down purple cow as you're crossing over the Golden Jubilee footbridge to the Southbank Centre from ...More

 
Time Out Introduces
Comedy | Until 3rd July 2014 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from London Central

A showcase for the country's leading up-and-coming funny people, as handpicked by Ben Williams, Time Out's Comedy Editor....More

 
 
 
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