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...

 
 
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.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Bankside

Near Bankside
Novotel London City South
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £86  21% off
53 61 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
Opposite St Paul's Cathedral and right in the shadow of the Tate Modern Novotel is a short walk from the River Thames. With bright, airy rooms, ... More
 
 
 
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £89  35% off
43-47 Southwark Bridge Road, SE19HH | 3 minutes from Bankside
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose -formerly All Seasons is within walking distance of Globe Theatre, Borough Market, and Tate Modern. Nearby points of interest also include ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  35% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Bankside

Near Bankside
Ends Today
Refectory Exhibition: John Duffin - New Paintings And Prints
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th, 10th and 11th July 2014 - 9am-6pm
Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ends Today
Curiosities From The Vaults
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st March to 11th July 2014
Bank of England Museum, Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 10 minutes from Bankside
After a three-month closure from January 1st, the Bank of England Museum will reopen with Curiosities From The Vaults, for which the museum will bring some ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Bankside

Near Bankside
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
First performances in The Sam Wanamaker Theatre are due to begin in January 2014. For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe will ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Bankside

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bankside
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cantina Vinopolis
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Bank End Bridge,, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Del Mercato
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
No 1 Bank End, SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Bankside

Near Bankside
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 23 minutes from Bankside
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 24 minutes from Bankside
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Bankside

Bankside gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 12 minutes from Bankside
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Bankside
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Bankside

The best pubs near London Bankside.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
Theatre | Until 24th August 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bankside

Eve Best, who played Wallis Simpson in the Oscar-winning film The King's Speech, returns to Shakespeare's Globe to play Cleopatra ...More

 
Forbidden Broadway
Forbidden Broadway
Theatre | Until 16th August 2014 

Menier Chocolate Factory 4 minutes walk from Bankside

Another rip-roaring night at the Menier Chocolate Factory as a cast of four - and their hard-working pianist - take ...More

 
Belly Dancing
Sporting Events | Until 30th August 2014 

Del Aziz, Bankside 5 minutes walk from Bankside

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Robert Mapplethorpe
Robert Mapplethorpe
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

Photographs and self-portraits by the avant-garde American artist Robert Mapplethorpe are the subject of a free display at Tate Modern, ...More

 
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

In this exhibition of the work of Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Tate Modern ignores the artist's famous colourist paintings to focus ...More

 
Jerwood Makers Open 2014
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Jerwood Space 8 minutes walk from Bankside

Contemporary commissions by five makers and designers....More

Friday Night
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th August 2014 

Yager Bar 8 minutes walk from Bankside

Resident DJs spin 1990s pop and dance....More

The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 11th July 2014 

The Shard 9 minutes walk from Bankside

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More

 
Gaucho World Cup Screenings
Gaucho World Cup Screenings
Foodie Events | Until 13th July 2014 

Gaucho - City 10 minutes walk from Bankside

Add a bit of class to your World Cup experience by enjoying the games with a side serving of steak ...More

 
Curiosities From The Vaults
Exhibitions | Until 11th July 2014 

Bank of England Museum 10 minutes walk from Bankside

After a three-month closure from January 1st, the Bank of England Museum will reopen with Curiosities From The Vaults, for ...More

 
 
 
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