Bankside

 
 
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Bankside, Bankside, Southwark, London
 
 

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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 Mansion House Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the North East.

Bankside is in the London area of Bankside.

 

LondonTown.com - Bankside Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Mansion House Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Cannon Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Cannon Street Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Bankside Globe Theatre Shop 

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Further articles featuring Bankside on LondonTown.com

 
September in London 2015

The London Design Festival, 100% Design and London Fashion Week all return to the city this September when Open House Weekend gives nosy Londoners...

 
 
London Design Festival

The London Design Festival, 19-27 September 2015, brings an excess of 300 events and seven shows to the capital. We've listed the main events,...

 
 
New Hotels in London 2015

In 2015 there's a new hotels boom in East London with Z Shoreditch, M by Montcalm, Old Street Magistrates Court Hotel and the Tobacco...

 
 
June in London 2015

Taylor Swift, The Who and Barbara Hepworth come to London in June 2015 when annual favourites the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and the Serpentine...

 
 
April in London 2015

Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen and Enda Walsh adapts Roald Dahl's The Twits for the Royal Court in April 2015....

 
 
Wimbledon Themed Events in London

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September in London 2014

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London's Quirky Events

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Pancake Day Races in London 2015

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September in London 2012

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London 2015: New Openings

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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 be a fun day out...

 
 
New Hotels in London 2014

Western Europe's highest hotel the Shangri-La opens on 6th May 2014, restaurant innovators Corbin and King open The Beaumont boutique hotel, and the Trinity...

 
 
New Hotels in London 2012

With the Olympic Games taking place from 27th July to 12th August, 2012 is the year which many new hotel projects are aiming for. Choose...

 
 
September in London 2013

The Commitments musical makes its world premiere in London this September while The London Design Festival, 100% Design and London Fashion Week all return...

 
 
July in London 2013

The Coronation Festival celebrates 60 years since the Queen was crowned and the first stage of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park opens this month....

 
 
Bastille Day in London

Between 300,000 and 400,000 French citizens live in the British capital so you can expect a big party on Bastille Day, Sunday 14th July...

 
 
London Museums: Late Openings

For those of you who are too busy at work during the week and always occupied on the weekends, then try one of London's...

 
 
London Museums and Galleries

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London 2013: Anniversaries

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Best Chain Restaurants for Families in London

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November in London 2012

Bonfire Night lights up the sky of London, Stephen Fry stars in the Twelfth Night and Frankie Boyle brings his razor sharp tongue and...

 
 
January in London 2012

New Year in London starts with a colourful parade with marching bands and open top buses making their way through the city streets. It's a...

 
 
Free London Galleries

Nearly all of London's major public galleries are completely free so you know you're not compromising on quality by choosing the cheaper option. Lots...

 
 
Thames Jubilee Pageant

On Sunday 3rd June 2012 The Queen will travel in a flotilla of up to one thousand boats from the UK, the Commonwealth and...

 
 
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

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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's on in London 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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    Mercure London Bridge Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  26% off
    71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 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
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £72  27% off
    103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 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
     
     
     
    Hilton London Bankside
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  32% off
    2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
    The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Bankside

    Near Bankside
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Hairy Ape
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October to 21st November 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 13 minutes from Bankside
    Eugene O'Neill's timeless classic, a reflection on the effect of industrialisation on class and identity, The Hairy Ape, is directed by multi award-winning director Richard Jones ...More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    High Society
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th April to 22nd August 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 13 minutes from Bankside
    Maria Friedman directs this latest production of the Cole Porter musical, High Society, staged at the Old Vic in the round, in which the socialite Tracy ...More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Future Conditional
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st September to 3rd October 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 13 minutes from Bankside
    Matthew Warchus' inaugural season, stepping into Kevin Spacey's shoes as artistic director of the Old Vic, opens with Future Conditional, a new play by Tamsin Oglesby, ...More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Bankside

    Near Bankside
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | On 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 | On 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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    Rose Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes 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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    Sights and Attractions near Bankside

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bankside
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Millennium Bridge
    London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
    River Thames, City, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
    This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Tate Modern
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 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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    Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
    London > Attractions >
    Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
    A dramatic new development at the Tate Modern opens in the summer of 2012 as three 30x7 metre oil tanks display art in live form. The ... 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 | 5 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 | 6 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
    O W Loeb
    London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
    3 Archie Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
    Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Bankside

    What are the best dining options near Bankside London?
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Swan at the Globe
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | On Bankside
    There are problems with this restaurant on the top level of the Globe Theatre: a terrible acoustic makes it horribly loud when full, and the decor ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Tas Pide
    London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
    20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
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    Tas Pide
    London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
    20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
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    Education near Bankside

    Near Bankside
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 17 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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 18 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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    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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    Leisure near Bankside

    Bankside gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Agua Bathhouse and Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Chang's Hapkido Academy
    London > Leisure > Martial Arts
    Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 9 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
    Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
    London > Leisure >
    Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 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
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Bankside

    The best pubs near London Bankside.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Wheatsheaf
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 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
    Charles Dickens
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside
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    National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 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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    Nightlife near Bankside

    Bankside clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Samuel Pepys
    London > Nightlife >
    Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Bankside
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    Vinopolis Wine Wharf
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes 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 | 3 minutes 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
     
     
     
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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
    Tate Modern
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Vinopolis
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes 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 | 6 minutes from Bankside
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    The Heresy of Love
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre SE1 9DT - 0 minute walk from Bankside

    A new production of Helen Edmundson's critically-acclaimed The Heresy of Love will be staged at Shakespeare's Globe this July. Helen ...More

    Beyond Painting
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside

    Works exploring the constituent elements of putting paint on canvas, and the nature of a painting as an object in ...More

    Lawrence Weiner
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside

    Conceptual text-based art from the American artist....More

    The EY Exhibition: Sonia Delaunay
    Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015 

    Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside

    A retrospective of the work of one of the key figures in the Parisian avant-garde, including paintings, textiles, clothes and ...More

    Joseph Beuys: Artist Rooms
    Exhibitions | Until 30th December 2016 

    Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside

    This display of sculpture brings together works by the German artist from the early 1980s, including the installation Lightning With ...More

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

    Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside

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

    Surrealism And Beyond
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside

    Mixed works exploring how surrealist artists approached dreams, the channelling of the unconscious mind and the power of random conjunctions....More

    Niki De Saint Phalle And Richard Serra
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside

    Works by two artists in the arte povera, or poor art, tradition using materials derived from industry and everyday life....More

    Charlotte Posenenske
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside

    An exhibition curated by Jessica Morgan and Kyla McDonald, exploring the German artist's journey from geometric abstractions to free-standing industrial ...More

    Realisms
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Bankside

    Exhibition exploring how many 20th-century artists resisted the onslaught of abstractionism, and how the realist movement was hijacked by political ...More

     
     
     
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