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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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The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  21% 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  26% 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 £123  36% 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
Briefs: Close Encounters
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th July to 30th September 2017
Victoria Embankment, Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Over the past four years Briefs has become one of the highlights of summer on London's South Bank. Now they're back at the Underbelly Festival for ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Now On
Common
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th May to 12th July 2017
Victoria Embankment, South Bank, SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Jeremy Herrin directs DC Moore's darkly funny drama starring Anne-Marie Duff as incorrigible rogue and thief Mary, who becomes embroiled in a battle for England's lost ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alice's Adventures Underground
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th April to 10th September 2017
Victoria Embankment, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Les Enfants Terribles and ebp's Olivier Award nominated wonderland, a huge hit here at the the Vaults deep underneath Waterloo Station two years ago, returns. Invited ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Victoria Embankment

Near Victoria Embankment
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
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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
 
 
 
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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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Sea Life London Aquarium
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and watch ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Victoria Embankment

The best shops and markets near Victoria Embankment
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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
 
 
 
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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

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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
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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
 
 
 
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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.
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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
 
 
 
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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.
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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
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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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The Guinea Pig Club
Comedy | On 25th July 2017 

Tattershall Castle 1 minute walk from Victoria Embankment

Brand new material from the best upcoming acts on the circuit....More

The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner
Theatre | Until 26th August 2017 

Playhouse Theatre 3 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Adapted by Matthew Spangler from the best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner charts the heartrending story of friends ...More

 
Vintage Jitterbug Contest
Vintage Jitterbug Contest
Sporting Events | Until 28th August 2017 

Underbelly Festival 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Dress in your finest vintage threads and bring your dancing shoes as the Vintage Arts Asylum hosts a swing dance ...More

 
Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall
Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall
Kids Events | Until 24th September 2017 

Underbelly Festival 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Let your under-5s loose on the dance floor as Adelaide's own DJ Monski Mouse plays the tunes....More

 
Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Underbelly Festival 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

This year, the Udderbelly Festival and London Wonderground merge together to form the Underbelly Festival. Taking place in the same ...More

 
Belief and Beyond Belief
Belief and Beyond Belief
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Professor Stephen Hawking opens the year-long Belief and Beyond Belief festival appearing at an exclusive event marking his 75th birthday ...More

 
Common
Common
Theatre | Until 12th July 2017 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Jeremy Herrin directs DC Moore's darkly funny drama starring Anne-Marie Duff as incorrigible rogue and thief Mary, who becomes embroiled ...More

 
Adventures in Moominland
Adventures in Moominland
Kids Events | Until 20th August 2017 

Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

The world of acclaimed Finnish author Tove Jansson and The Moomins is brought to life in immersive, interactive exhibition Adventures ...More

 
Bang! Said The Gun
Exhibitions | On 25th July 2017 

Underbelly Festival 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

An eclectic blend of poetry and stand-up....More

Prurience
Theatre | Until 30th July 2017 

Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

An experimental piece by Christopher Green, that involves a self-help group who define themselves as addicted to pornography....More

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Lucky & Joy
Dining 

From the co-founder of The Art of Dining, Chinese pop-up Lucky & Joy comes to a railway arch in East London....More

The Grand Cork Experiment
Exhibitions | From 28th July 

15 Bateman Street

Renowned for their quirky and immersive events, sensory food experts Bompas & Parr have collaborated with the Portuguese Cork Association to present The Grand Cork Experiment. An immersive wine tasting like no other, it will ...More

Pique-Nique
Dining 

From the owner of Casse-Croûte across the road comes a French cafe style restaurant full of French bistro classics cooked on the rotisserie....More

Shakespeare's Telling Tales
Kids Events | From 28th July 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This week, Shakespeare's Globe hosts a weekend-long festival celebrating the joy of storytelling. Shakespeare's Telling Tales will include everything from talks with leading children's authors to practical workshops ...More

Pitch Stratford
Pitch Stratford
Dining 

Brand new for summer 2017, Pitch Stratford is an open air space in the heart ...More

 
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | From 27th July 

Photographers' Gallery

A new exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new social appetite for food photography. Now a cultural practice and social media phenomenon, the act of taking images of food ...More

Rolls-Royce Great Expectations
Rolls-Royce Great Expectations
Exhibitions | From 29th July 

Bonhams

This summer, renowned auctioneers Bonhams present an exhibition ...More

 
Coal Rooms
Coal Rooms
Dining 

Originally part of Peckham Rye's train station in the 1930s Coal Room is a restaurant ...More

 
The Art of the Football Shirt
Exhibitions | From 26th July 

The Old Truman Brewery

Curated by fashion historian Neal Heard, The Art of the Football Shirt explores the relationship between football and popular culture. In the exhibition, Heard shares his vast knowledge, ...More

Gladiators
Gladiators
Sporting Events | On 14th September 

Merchant Square

Reviving the '90s TV show Gladiators comes to Merchant Square for one day only, challenging ...More

 
Merchant Square
Merchant Square
Attractions 

Modern development at the heart of Paddington's waterways. Home to Thomas Heatherwick's Rolling Bridge and ...More

 
Go Ape - Cockfosters
Go Ape - Cockfosters
Sport 

Go Ape at Cockfosters in Trent Park, in 413 acres of London's Green Belt, has ...More

 
Go Ape - Alexandra Palace
Go Ape - Alexandra Palace
Attractions 

Join the Go Ape tree top adventure at Alexandra Palace and swing through the trees, ...More

 
Bar Elba
Bar Elba
Drinking 

The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop ...More

 
Minnow
Minnow
Dining 

Sseasonal, modern European dishes, with a nod to the flavours of the Indian Ocean from ...More

 
Sub Cult
Sub Cult
Dining 

Street food sandwiches by Sub Cult, famed for its USA deli-style sub rolls, are served ...More

 
Fantastic Mr Fox
Fantastic Mr Fox
Theatre | From 28th July 

Lyric Hammersmith

A playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's popular tale, Fantastic Mr Fox, by Maria Aberg who ...More

 
Lorde
Lorde
Concerts | On 27th September 

Alexandra Palace

Fresh from her storming Glastonbury performance, Lorde comes to Alexandra Palace promoting long-awaited new album ...More

 
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Theatre | From 7th August 

Richmond Theatre

This is the last chance you have to see the critically acclaimed Wonderland, as Frank ...More

 
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
Exhibitions | On 4th August 

Natural History Museum

Usually aimed at children, the Natural History Museum extends its late night Dino Snores event ...More

 
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