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Welcome to our guide for the area around Victoria Embankment in City of Westminster. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Victoria Embankment is Embankment Underground Station which is about 3 minutes to the North West.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Embankment Underground Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
7 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2019

Discover what's on in London 2019 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2019 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £146  22% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 2 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £325  33% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 3 minutes from Victoria Embankment
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  40% off
The Strand, WC2N | 5 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Victoria Embankment

Near Victoria Embankment
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fiddler On The Roof
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st March to 15th June 2019
Victoria Embankment, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 3 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th century Imperial Russia in the West End transfer of Menier Chocolate ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Follies
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th February to 26th March 2019
Victoria Embankment, South Bank, SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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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Lewis Banks & Justin Sun
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 25th March 2019 - 7.45pm
Victoria Embankment, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
An eclectic programme of Ravel, Gene Koshinski, Charles Koechlin, Graham Fitkin, James MacMillan and others which pairs saxophone from Lewis Banks and bassoon from Justin Sun ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Victoria Embankment

Near Victoria Embankment
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Victoria Embankment
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Victoria Embankment
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Victoria Embankment

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Victoria Embankment
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Eye
London > Attractions > Sights
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Victoria Embankment
The London Eye elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the century ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Glass Room
London > Attractions >
Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, WC2N | 3 minutes from Victoria Embankment
With Tom Dixon interiors, Glass Room is one of the more stylish ways to dine on the Thames. Brought to you by Bateaux London, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the new ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Victoria Embankment

The best shops and markets near Victoria Embankment
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Victoria Embankment
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 9 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Victoria Embankment

What are the best dining options near Victoria Embankment London?
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Las Iguanas - Royal Festival Hall
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Festival Terrace, Southbank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made wooden mosaic tables ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Vergnano 1882
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 10 Festival Terrace, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Based at the Festival Terrace of the South Bank complex, Caffe Vergnano 1882 has long been famous for its sublime coffee honed to perfection by three ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Feng Sushi - Royal Festival Hall
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Unit 9, Festival Terrace, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Offering freshly-made sushi at affordable prices, Feng Sushi restaurants have established a popular reputation for providing London with classic sushi dishes, prepared with sustainable produce. An ethically-focused ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Victoria Embankment

Near Victoria Embankment
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 8 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 12 minutes from Victoria Embankment
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 13 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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 Victoria Embankment

Victoria Embankment gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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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Pubs near Victoria Embankment

The best pubs near London Victoria Embankment.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Victoria Embankment

Victoria Embankment clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Victoria Embankment
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Victoria Embankment

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Victoria Embankment.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Eye Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Victoria Embankment
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
... More
 
 
 
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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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Fiddler On The Roof
Fiddler On The Roof
Theatre | Until 15th June 2019 

Playhouse Theatre 3 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

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

 
Lewis Banks & Justin Sun
Concerts | On 25th March 2019 

Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

An eclectic programme of Ravel, Gene Koshinski, Charles Koechlin, Graham Fitkin, James MacMillan and others which pairs saxophone from Lewis ...More

Diane Arbus: In The Beginning
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Explore the first seven years of the photographer's career, from 1956 to 1962. Her photographs of children and eccentrics, couples ...More

Constructing Spaces
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2019 

Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

To mark the centenary of the birth of W.S. Graham, Southbank Centre's National Poetry Library presents a new exhibition exploring ...More

Soundpit
Soundpit
Kids Events | Until 2nd June 2019 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

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

 
Witness For The Prosecution
Witness For The Prosecution
Theatre | Until 29th March 2020 

The Debating Chamber, County Hall 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Set the Debating Chamber of London's County Hall - a room which resembles a courtroom in every way - Lucy ...More

 
Follies
Follies
Theatre | Until 26th March 2019 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

After a sold-out run, Follies, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival in 2018, returns to the National ...More

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

Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Using a wide range of media, Attia explores the ways in which Western colonialism has shaped not only how we ...More

Violet
Theatre | Until 6th April 2019 

Charing Cross Theatre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Multi-award-winning musical based on the short story The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts about a facially -disfigured young woman who ...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 Victoria Embankment

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

 

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BAO Borough
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Offering a window into late night grill establishments found across Asia, BAO Borough offers late ...More

 
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Pagoda at Kew
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The ornate Pagoda at Kew affords spectacular views across the botanical gardens and beyond, across ...More

 
Pavilion Bar and Grill: Kew Gardens
Pavilion Bar and Grill: Kew Gardens
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Close to Temperate House and the Great Pagoda, ...More

 
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Soderberg
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Soderberg has brought the Swedish concept of 'fika' or 'coffee break' to Soho....More

 
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Fawn James, granddaughter of entertainment impresario Paul Raymond, revives the striptease joint as a respectable ...More

 
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Traditional Hong Kong egg waffles are an envelope for decadent ice cream, chocolate and strawberry fillings....More

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Bringing Shanghai to Chinatown Shanghai Modern specialises in delicious dumplings, noodles and traditional Shanghai dishes....More

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Award-winning Sichuanese restaurant, JinLi, adds a second restaurant in Chinatown with this 150 cover space in Central Cross....More

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Yiu Fat Noodle
Dining 

Yiu Fat Noodle is the latest restaurant from the group behind Peruvian-inspired London restaurants Pachamama, ...More

 
Megan's at the Power Station
Megan's at the Power Station
Dining 

Megan's are a series of small, dog-friendly neighbourhood ...More

 
Tabby McTat
Tabby McTat
Theatre | From 6th April 

Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

This Easter holidays a musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's children's book comes ...More

 
In The Willows
In The Willows
Theatre | From 9th May 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Clive Rowe stars as Mr Badger in the hip hop musical adaptation of In the ...More

 
Abandoman: BassDrop
Abandoman: BassDrop
Comedy | From 10th July 

Underbelly Festival

Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Rob Broderick, who seamlessly weaves audience ...More

 
Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win
Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win
Comedy | On 13th June 

Underbelly Festival

Following his experiences on Celebrity Island with Bear ...More

 
Trash Test Dummies
Trash Test Dummies
Kids Events | From 29th May 

Underbelly Festival

Award-winning slapstick comedy circus show which takes wheelie bins to new heights and delivers a ...More

 
Criminal: An Improvised Murder Mystery
Criminal: An Improvised Murder Mystery
Comedy | On 25th May 

Underbelly Festival

Four comedians presents an anarchic night of improvised ...More

 
John Robins: Work In Progress
John Robins: Work In Progress
Comedy | On 15th May 

Underbelly Festival

More existential musings from the Perrier Award-winner, digital ...More

 
Sean McLoughlin: Hail Mary
Sean McLoughlin: Hail Mary
Comedy | On 11th May 

Underbelly Festival

Observational and anecdotal material from the comedian as ...More

 
Fantastic Beaver 2: The Rhymes Of Grindr-Wald
Fantastic Beaver 2: The Rhymes Of Grindr-Wald
Theatre | On 9th May 

Underbelly Festival

Star of Drag Queens of London, Miss Rosie ...More

 
Comedy Club 4 Kids
Comedy Club 4 Kids
Comedy | From 22nd April 

Underbelly Festival

Well known names in the comedy realm deliver top stand-up suitable for children as well ...More

 
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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

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