Victoria Embankment

 
 
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Victoria Embankment, City of Westminster,  
 

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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.

 

LondonTown.com - Victoria Embankment Location Map

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Victoria Embankment on LondonTown.com

 
September in London 2012

Mayor's Thames Festival Blackfriars Bridge, EC4V 3QR 8th September 2012 - 9th September 2012 The Mayor's Thames Festival takes place in September each year celebrating the main waterway...

 
 
December in London 2012

New Year's Eve Fireworks London Eye, SE1 7PB 31st December 2012 The annual New Year's Eve Fireworks display, launched from the foot of the London Eye and from...

 
 
Fireworks in London 2011

Saturday 12th November 2011 Lord Mayor's Show Fireworks at 5pm The Lord Mayor's Show features possibly the most dangerous and amazing of all the public fireworks shows...

 
 
Fireworks in London 2011 by Area

Central London | Lord Mayor's Show Blackfriars Bridge to Waterloo Bridge | Victoria Embankment, EC4V 3QR Saturday 12th November 2011 The Lord Mayor's Show features possibly the...

 
 
September 2011

Mayor's Thames Festival Blackfriars Bridge, EC4V 3QR 10th & 11th September 2011 The Mayor's Thames Festival takes place in mid-September each year celebrating the main waterway which winds...

 
 
London Events 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hotels near Victoria Embankment

Near Victoria Embankment
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £145  31% 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 £265  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
 
 
 
London Marriott Hotel County Hall
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £157  24% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
A simply unbeatable location for anyone who loves to keep themselves busy. London's County Hall is at the heart of the South Bank, surrounded by theatres, ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Victoria Embankment

Near Victoria Embankment
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 3 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 7 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 14 minutes from Victoria Embankment
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Victoria Embankment

Near Victoria Embankment
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... 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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Victoria Embankment
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Victoria Embankment

What are the best dining options near Victoria Embankment London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Las Iguanas - Royal Festival Hall
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Festival Terrace, Southbank Centre, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caffe Vergnano 1882
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 10 Festival Terrace, Belvedere Road, 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, 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
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 19 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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 | 20 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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
 
 
 
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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, SW1A | 5 minutes from Victoria Embankment
Gastropub... 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, SE1 | 4 minutes from Victoria Embankment
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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Eyeskate
Eyeskate
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2015 

London Eye 2 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

In its fifth year on the South Bank this winter, the London Eye open air ice rink is ...More

 
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Theatre | Until 9th May 2015 

Playhouse Theatre 3 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio ...More

 
An Unknown Soldier: An Exhibition By Henningham Family Press
An Unknown Soldier: An Exhibition By Henningham Family Press
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

The Poetry Library 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

A contemporary response to the first world war, An Unknown Soldier is an exhibition of screenprints, illustrations and poems by ...More

 
Southbank Winter Festival
Southbank Winter Festival
Seasonal | Until 11th January 2015 

Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

The Southbank Winter Festival takes place this festive season at venues both within the Southbank Centre itself and across the ...More

 
La Soiree
La Soiree
Theatre | Until 11th January 2015 

Jubilee Gardens 4 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Last seen in London in 2011, cult hit La Soiree returns to London fresh from a six month residency at ...More

 
Not On Oxford Street
Exhibitions | Until 23rd December 2014 

The Vaults, Arch 233 6 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

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Festive Family Carols By Candlelight
Concerts | On 23rd December 2014 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 7 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

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Free Lunchtime Concert: Elisso Bokvadze
Concerts | On 23rd December 2014 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 7 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Free performance with Georgian classical pianist Elisso Bolkvadze....More

Carols For Christmas By Candlelight
Concerts | On 23rd December 2014 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 7 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

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Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree & Carols
Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree & Carols
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2014 

Trafalgar Square 7 minutes walk from Victoria Embankment

Since 1947, stately Trafalgar Square receives a majestic Norwegian Christmas Tree as an annual gift from the people of Oslo, ...More

 
 

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London 2015: Mainstream Theatre
London 2015: Mainstream Theatre

From big name productions such as Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet to political plays like The Vote at the Donmar Warehouse, ...More

 
London Christmas Markets and Fairs
London Christmas Markets and Fairs

Wrap up warm and head out to one of London's magical Christmas markets and festive fairs where shopping can ...More

 
Regent Street Christmas Lights
Regent Street Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2014 

Regent Street

The Regent Street lights are some of the most breathtaking in the capital with a spectacular Christmas show and fireworks ...More

 
Krapp's Last Tape
Krapp's Last Tape
Theatre | 19th June 2015 - 21st June 2015 

Barbican Centre

Visionary directory and visual artist Robert Wilson brings Samuel Beckett's haunting Krapp's Last Tape to life for the Barbican International ...More

 
Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2015 

Canary Wharf Ice Rink

Nestled beneath the world-famous mirrored towers of Canary Wharf , this glittering outdoor London Ice ...More

 
Spandau Ballet: Soulboys of the Western World Tour
Spandau Ballet: Soulboys of the Western World Tour
Concerts | 17th March 2015 - 18th March 2015 

The O2 Arena

The 1980s group Spandau Ballet perform hits from their repertoire, including Gold and True. One of Britain's great iconic bands, ...More

 
Royal Opera & Shakespeare's Globe: L'Ormindo
Royal Opera & Shakespeare's Globe: L'Ormindo
Concerts | 3rd February 2015 - 5th March 2015 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Christopher Cowell's English translation of L'Ormindo, a co-production between Shakespeare's Globe and The Royal Opera, returns to the Sam Wanamaker ...More

 
Pisco Embassy
Pisco Embassy
Opened 21st November 2014 

The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks ...More

 
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Opened 17th November 2014 

A firm favourite on London's ever-growing burger scene, Honest Burgers now has an outlet in Liverpool Street, open from late ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opens 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
 
 
 
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