Waterloo Railway Station  

 
 
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Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 7LT
 
 
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Mon to Fri 4.30am-1.05am, Sat 4.30am-1.45am, Sunday 5.30am-1.05am
 

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Waterloo Railway StationFor 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 screens and make a beeline for every platform. If you're meeting people here either wear a red rose or do what everyone else does and meet under the four-faced clock in the middle of the main concourse, an age-old tradition that still sees an expectant crowd milling around. Within a stone's throw of London's buzzing South Bank, commuters and visitors stream down the stations steps, passing under the Victory Arch, towards the River Thames. On Friday evenings there are wheelie suitcases galore as people head off to the coast or country.

 

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  37% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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 £104  28% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
 
 
 
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  41% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo 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
 
 
 
 
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Waterloo East Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Waterloo Railway Station
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Waterloo Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
York Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Waterloo Railway Station
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AVIS
London > Travel > Car Hire
33-35 York Road, Waterloo, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
One of the major global players in the car hire business, AVIS has a large presence in London. A good selection of models and policies and ... More
 
 
 
London Central
London > Travel > Buses
Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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Lambrego
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 - 1pm-2pm
Waterloo Railway Station, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Anglo-Brazilian duo formed of guitarist and vocalist Fernando Machado and flautist and vocalist Hannah Dunster, mixing polyphonic melodies, rhythm and poetry, while experimenting with traditional Brazilian ...More
 
 
 
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London Lucumi Choir
London > Events > Music  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 - 5.30pm-7pm
Waterloo Railway Station, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
The community choir formed in 2006 by Martha Galarraga and Daniela Rosselson De Armas, with help from percussionist Dave Pattman, performs a selection of its world ...More
 
 
 
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Mozart Festival Orchestra: Messiah By Candlelight
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 - 7.30pm
Waterloo Railway Station, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Oliver Gooch conducts the orchestra, joined by the London Philharmonic Choir, for George Frideric Handel's Messiah, staged in full, 18th-century costume....More
 
 
 
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BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image Maximum), ... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Arch 233
London > Entertainment >
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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 Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
 
 
 
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
 
 
 
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South Bank
London > Attractions >
South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
 
 
 
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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
 
 
 
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The Fire Station
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Bangalore Express Waterloo
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
103-105 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Brasserie Blanc
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
9 Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Seasonal French fare from Raymond Blanc's team is on offer at 20 brasseries across the UK, including seven in London. In 1996, Raymond opened his first ... More
 
 
 
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London City College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Royal Waterloo House, 51 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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English Language Institute
London > Education > English Language Courses
Royal Waterloo House, 51-55 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Wide variety of courses offered. Classes of 12-16. Under £200pw.... More
 
 
 
Straight Up Bartending School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
2nd Floor Dover House, 170 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Learn to make a Martini like a pro at one of the top schools in the world. Bartenders trained here have popped up in some fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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Waterloo Fire Station
London > Nightlife > Bars
150 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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All Bar One Waterloo
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
 
 
 
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
 
 
 
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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Waterloo Railway Station

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2017 

Covent Garden Piazza 1 minute walk from Waterloo Railway Station

The Royal Opera Chorus and The Royal Ballet fill Covent Garden's famous Piazza with song and dance before the Sugar ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Il Trovatore
Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Verdi's "muddled masterpiece" (Telegraph) begins mid-way through the story of a gypsy, Azucena, who plans to avenge the Luna family's ...More

Royal Opera: Manon Lescaut
Concerts | Until 12th December 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Jonathan Kent's staging of Puccini's opera in four acts about a man who plans to marry his sister to an ...More

The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Dolce by Ferrero Rocher
Dolce by Ferrero Rocher
Foodie Events | Until 11th December 2016 

21 Slingsby Place 2 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

If you're a fan of Ferrero Rocher, you won't want to miss Dolce by Ferrero Rocher, a pop-up dessert destination ...More

 
St Martin's Courtyard Christmas Lights
St Martin's Courtyard Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2016 

St Martin's Courtyard 2 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

St Martin's Courtyard, a pedestrianised, pretty shopping district in Covent Garden, reveals its new Christmas Lights on Thursday 17th November ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Dead Funny
Dead Funny
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two ...More

 
 
 
 
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