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 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
Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £292  23% 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £63  31% 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
 
 
 
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  42% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 10 minutes from Bankside
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Bankside

Near Bankside
Ends Today
Matthew Locke's The Tempest
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 25th January 2015 at 2.30pm-4pm & Monday 26th January 2015 at 7.30pm-9pm
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conjure the atmosphere of 17th-century London in a performance of Matthew Locke's popular incidental music to The Tempest, using ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
War Primer 2
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 26th January 2015 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
Using Bertolt Brecht and Hanns Eisler's unfinished opera War Primer as raw material, artists Adam Broomberg and Chanarin choreograph a performance responding to specific photographic works ...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
 
 
 
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, Bankside, 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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, 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
 
 
 
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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Organ Recital
Concerts | On 26th January 2015 

Southwark Cathedral 3 minutes walk from Bankside

A recital by Peter Wright, Southwark Cathedral....More

Beam In The Dark
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2015 

Southwark Cathedral 3 minutes walk from Bankside

A chance for disabled artists to meet and create art....More

War Primer 2
Exhibitions | On 26th January 2015 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

Using Bertolt Brecht and Hanns Eisler's unfinished opera War Primer as raw material, artists Adam Broomberg and Chanarin choreograph a ...More

Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture
Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture
Exhibitions | Until 3rd April 2015 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

Large-scale exhibition Alexander Calder: Performing Culture at Tate Modern is the first major retrospective of the ground-breaking artist. It ...More

 
Sonia Delaunay
Sonia Delaunay
Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

The first UK retrospective to assess the breadth of Sonia Delaunay, a key figure in the Parisian avant-garde who became ...More

 
Sigmar Polke: Alibis
Sigmar Polke: Alibis
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2015 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

Hailed as "one of the best shows MoMA has ever done" by The Guardian when it opened in New York ...More

 
Richard Tuttle: Commission
Exhibitions | Until 6th April 2015 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

A newly commissioned fabric sculpture by American sculptor and poet Richard Tuttle fills Tate Modern's vast Turbine Hall from 14th ...More

Conflict, Time, Photography
Conflict, Time, Photography
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside

Taking place to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, this exhibition at Tate Moden concerns the relationship between ...More

 
Lodge d'Argent
Lodge d'Argent
Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2015 

Coq d'Argent 8 minutes walk from Bankside

No ski lift required to get to Lodge d'Argent, a traditional French chalet-inspired space on the skyscraper terrace ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 26th January 2015 

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

 
 

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February in London 2015
February in London 2015

Maxine Peake, Ralph Fiennes and Juliet Stevenson make February 2015 a strong month for new theatre in London. Beatles ...More

 
London 2015: Classical Music, Ballet, Dance and Opera
London 2015: Classical Music, Ballet, Dance and Opera

Sir Simon Rattle celebrates his 60th in style, Emma Thompson stars in the English National Opera's Sweeney Todd, and Wayne ...More

 
London Burlesque Festival
London Burlesque Festival
Clubbing and Nightlife | 15th May 2015 - 31st May 2015 

Conway Hall

Madame JoJo's may have sadly closed but that doesn't mean burlesque is a dying art - for the London Burlesque ...More

 
Take That
Concerts | 4th June 2015 - 9th June 2015 

The O2 Arena

Four years since their last record-breaking tour Progress Live, Take That embark on a new arena tour to promote their ...More

Peace Direct: Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee
Peace Direct: Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee
Theatre | On 8th February 2015 

Bush Hall

Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee and Meera Syal speak the words of people who have made huge sacrifices (sometimes ...More

 
Skylodge: Grimm Dinner
Foodie Events | Until 7th February 2015 

Skylodge

Having done Apres Ski and Lumberjack themes, Skylodge has now moved location once more and returns to its Bavarian roots ...More

Grand Designs Live
Grand Designs Live
Exhibitions | 2nd May 2015 - 10th May 2015 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre

Based on the hugely popular Channel 4 TV series, in which the general public aim to build ...More

 
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Opened 5th January 2015 

High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) ...More

 
Zetter Townhouse Marylebone
Opens 1st February 2015 

Mark Sainsbury and Michael Benyon's Zetter Group - which owns the Zetter and Zetter Townhouse, famous for ...More

Jinjuu
Jinjuu
Opened 13th January 2015 

Described by the Evening Standard as one of the "best new London restaurants opening in 2015" before it even opened, ...More

 
 
 
 
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