Waterloo Railway Station †

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Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 7LT
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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 £99† 42% 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 £119† 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 £84† 22% 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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Alternative Railway Stations nearest Waterloo Railway Station

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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 miles from Waterloo 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
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King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 miles from Waterloo 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
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Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 2.9 miles from Waterloo Railway Station
The most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three ... More
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 12 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 13 minutes from Waterloo 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
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Waterloo 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
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Chopin & Champagne By Candlelight
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 26th April 2019 at 6.30pm-7.30pm and 9pm-10pm
Waterloo Railway Station, 7 Exton Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Before and after dinner, pianist Warren Mailley-Smith plays a one-hour programme of Chopin including Ballade No 3 In A Flat, Nocturne No 16 In E Flat, ...More
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The Puppini Sisters & The Pasadena Roof Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 26th April 2019 - 7.30pm
Waterloo Railway Station, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
The close-harmony trio joins forces with the UK's premier dance band to perform ballroom and Latin classics including Dancing Queen, Tico Tico and Sing Sing Sing....More
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Follies
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 14th February to 6th May 2019
Waterloo Railway Station, South Bank, SE1 | 6 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
After a sold-out run, Follies, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival in 2018, returns to the National Theatre in 2019. Joanna Riding takes ...More
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House Of VANS London
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arches 228-232 Station Approach Road, SE1 | 1 minute from Waterloo Railway Station
In the midst of Leeke Street tunnel, one of the biggest graffiti canvases in London, and opposite The Vaults you'll find House of Vans, ... 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
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. Prime among them is the annual ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Waterloo Railway Station
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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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Shopping near Waterloo Railway Station

The best shops and markets near Waterloo Railway Station
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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
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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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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Restaurants near Waterloo Railway Station

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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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Education near Waterloo Railway Station

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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from Waterloo 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
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Waterloo 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
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 16 minutes from Waterloo 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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Waterloo Railway Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo 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
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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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The best pubs near London Waterloo Railway Station.
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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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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... 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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Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Waterloo Railway Station.
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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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Chopin & Champagne By Candlelight
Concerts | On 26th April 2019 

1901 Arts Club 2 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Before and after dinner, pianist Warren Mailley-Smith plays a one-hour programme of Chopin including Ballade No 3 In A Flat, ...More

Dinner is Coming
Dinner is Coming
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2019 

The Vaults 3 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Game Of Thrones fans can get fully immersed in their favourite show. As the final series airs Dinner Is Coming ...More

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

26 Leake Street 3 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

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

 
All My Sons
All My Sons
Theatre | Until 8th June 2019 

Old Vic Theatre 4 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

The second in an Arthur Miller double-bill, The Old Vic presents an all-star production of All My Sons. Co-produced with ...More

 
Philharmonia Orchestra
Concerts | On 26th April 2019 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Alan Titchmarsh introduces the orchestra and the City Of London Choir as they perform great English classics including Vaughan Williams's ...More

The Puppini Sisters & The Pasadena Roof Orchestra
Concerts | On 26th April 2019 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

The close-harmony trio joins forces with the UK's premier dance band to perform ballroom and Latin classics including Dancing Queen, ...More

Variety Club 4 Kids
Variety Club 4 Kids
Theatre | Until 8th June 2019 

Underbelly Festival 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Award-winning cabaret star Mat Ricardo and Comedy Club 4 Kids join forces to bring his critically-acclaimed variety shows back to ...More

 
diane arbus: in the beginning
diane arbus: in the beginning
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

The Hayward Gallery 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Close to 100 photographs on view at the Hayward Gallery's Upper Galleries offer an in-depth look at the formative first ...More

 
Kader Attia: The Museum of Emotion
Kader Attia: The Museum of Emotion
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

The Hayward Gallery 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Addressing issues of colonialism, domination and politics, leading international artist Kader Attia explores the ways in which Western societies represent ...More

 
Soundpit
Soundpit
Kids Events | Until 2nd June 2019 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

An interactive musical instrument from artist Di Mainstone, with giant sandpits which are brought to life with graphics, sounds, and ...More

 

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