Bankside

 
 
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Bankside, Bankside, Southwark, London SE1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Bankside is London Bridge Railway Station which is about 7 minutes to the South East.

Bankside is in the London area of Bankside.

 

LondonTown.com - Bankside Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Bankside on LondonTown.com

 
London for Lovers

Tate to Tate Between Millbank, SW1P 4RG & Bankside Power Station, SE1 9TG This slick river service transports art lovers from one of the city's best galleries...

 
 
January in London 2012

The Lions Part - Twelfth Night of Christmas Bankside Pier, SE1 9TG 8th January 2012 Twelfth Night is a traditional celebration of the New Year that takes place...

 
 
February in London 2012

Yayoi Kusama Tate Modern, SE1 9TG 9th February 2012 - 5th June 2012 Well known for her repeating dot patterns, influential Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama first came to prominence in...

 
 
April in London 2012

Damien Hirst Tate Modern, SE1 9TG 4th April 2012 - 9th September 2012 Damien Hirst will be bringing together renowned pieces of work in a spectacular exhibition at...

 
 
June in London 2012

Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye Tate Modern, SE1 9TG 28th June 2012 - 14th October 2012 The Modern Eye is a major exhibition of work by celebrated...

 
 
What to do in London throughout 2015

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2015 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2015 London events.

 
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    London Bridge Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  39% off
    8-18 London Bridge Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside
    The London Bridge Hotel is an independent 4 star boutique hotel located right in the heart of London, making it an ideal accommodation choice for those ... More
     
     
     
    Mercure London Bridge Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  34% off
    71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
    This hotel in the Bankside area, just a five minute walk from London Bridge Tube station and Borough Market, offers good value for money. Walk from ... More
     
     
     
    Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £292  34% off
    31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside
    The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Bankside

    Near Bankside
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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    Sonia Delaunay
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th April to 9th August 2015
    Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
    The first UK retrospective to assess the breadth of Sonia Delaunay, a key figure in the Parisian avant-garde who became the European doyenne of abstract art. ...More
     
     
     
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    The EY Exhibition: Sonia Delaunay
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th April to 9th August 2015 - Various Times
    Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
    A retrospective of the work of one of the key figures in the Parisian avant-garde, including paintings, textiles, clothes and her collaborations with poets, choreographers and ...More
     
     
     
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    Today Only
    The View From The Shard Tickets
    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
    The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Bankside
    London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Bankside

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    Rose Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
    The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
     
     
     
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    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
    This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
    For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Bankside

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bankside
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    Golden Hinde
    London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
    Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
    Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
     
     
     
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    The Clink Prison Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
    Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
     
     
     
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    Southwark Cathedral
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
    Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Bankside

    The best shops and markets near Bankside
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    Konditor & Cook
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
    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 Wine Pantry
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
    The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
     
     
     
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    Borough Market
    London > Shopping > Markets
    Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside
    Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Bankside

    What are the best dining options near Bankside London?
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    Cantina Vinopolis
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    1 Bank End Bridge,, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
    Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
     
     
     
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    Wagamama
    London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
    1 Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
    Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high quality fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy ... More
     
     
     
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    Del Mercato
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    No 1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
    Italian Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Bankside

    Near Bankside
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    London College Of Communication
    London > Education > Professional Training
    Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Bankside
    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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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 20 minutes from Bankside
    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
     
     
     
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    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 21 minutes from Bankside
    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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    Leisure near Bankside

    Bankside gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
    London > Leisure >
    Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside
    High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Snowsfields Wellness
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 9 minutes from Bankside
    It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
     
     
     
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    Agua Bathhouse and Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Bankside
    Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Bankside

    The best pubs near London Bankside.
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    Wheatsheaf
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
    Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside
    Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
     
     
     
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    Charles Dickens
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside
    ... More
     
     
     
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    Nightlife near Bankside

    Bankside clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Vinopolis Wine Wharf
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
    Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Vinopolis
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
    If you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Rake
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside
    Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Bankside

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bankside.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Vinopolis
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
    This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Skinners' Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 5 minutes from Bankside
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    Tate Modern
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
    Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Measure For Measure
    Theatre | Until 17th October 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bankside

    Virginal sister Isabella seeks mercy for her condemned brother Claudio by appealing directly to the puritanical Angelo in Shakespeare's bruising ...More

    What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined
    What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Menier Chocolate Factory 4 minutes walk from Bankside

    Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett directs Kyle Riabko's original musical arrangements of Burt Bacharach's celebrated songbook. The 90-minute non-stop musical ...More

     
    Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
    Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
    Sporting Events | Until 31st October 2015 

    The Refinery 4 minutes walk from Bankside

    The Refinery, on the ground floor of the landmark Blue Fin Building in Southwark, celebrates the Great British Summer by ...More

     
    Giorgio De Chirico And Jannis Kounellis
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

    An exhibition exploring how two different artists responded to surrealism, and employed surrealist techniques in fresh contexts....More

    Elegies
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

    Works by Claude Monet, Joan Mitchell and Lee Ufan, all of which explore meditative approaches to abstraction....More

    Artist-Led Workshops
    Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2015 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

    Sessions based on the collections....More

    Art School 2014–15
    Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2015 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

    Sessions for school children to work with the collection....More

    Cubism
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

    Exhibition illuminating the perceptual and conceptual aspects of the art movement, whose name was coined as an insult but which ...More

    Elements Of Chance
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

    An exhibition curated by Matthew Gale, which explores how some surrealist artists such as Jean Arp explored the notion and ...More

    Leon Golub & Hrair Sarkissian: Facing History
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

    Works by two artists whose subject-matter is violence and atrocity. Golub's three canvases draw upon news photographs from the Vietnam ...More

     
     
     
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