Dickens Square †

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Dickens Square, Southwark, London SE1

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

The nearest station to Dickens Square is Borough Tube Station which is about 5 minutes to the North .

Dickens Square is in the London area of Southwark.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Borough Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Elephant & Castle Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

London Bridge Railway Station
12 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elephant and Castle NCP
6 minutes walk
Library Street NCP
9 minutes walk

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The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £28† 27% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from Dickens Square
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 27% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from Dickens Square
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £74† 34% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 11 minutes from Dickens Square
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
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Events near Dickens Square

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Angry
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 14th February to 10th March 2018 - Various Times
Dickens Square, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 3 minutes from Dickens Square
Georgie Henley and Tyrone Huntley perform the series of five gender-neutral monologues on subjects as diverse as refugees, millennial anger, and interstellar travel. Max Lindsay directs ...More
Now On
Pippin
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 23rd February to 24th March 2018 - Various Times
Dickens Square, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 3 minutes from Dickens Square
Jonathan O'Boyle directs this production of the tale of Prince Pippin, presented by Aria Entertainment, Hope Mill Theatre, and Guy James Theatrical....More
On Soon
Two Sopranos, A Cello & A Piano
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 27th February 2018 - 1pm-1pm
Dickens Square, Borough High Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Dickens Square
...More
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Entertainment near Dickens Square

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Dickens Square
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Dickens Square
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Dickens Square
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Dickens Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Dickens Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Dickens Square
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Dickens Square
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 9 minutes from Dickens Square
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
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Shopping near Dickens Square

The best shops and markets near Dickens Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 4 minutes from Dickens Square
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Dickens Square
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Dickens Square
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
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Restaurants near Dickens Square

What are the best dining options near Dickens Square London?
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Qvintessenza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
304 Borough High Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Dickens Square
Qvintessenza serves casual Venetian specialities using ingredients sourced directly from Italian artisan producers. Venetian founder, Alessandro Selazone, spent a year travelling the length ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Dickens Square
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Simply Indian
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
25 Tabard Street, Southwark, SE1 | 5 minutes from Dickens Square
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
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Education near Dickens Square

Near Dickens Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Dickens Square
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 26 minutes from Dickens Square
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
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 30 minutes from Dickens Square
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
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Leisure near Dickens Square

Dickens Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 10 minutes from Dickens Square
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
Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Dickens Square
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
Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 14 minutes from Dickens Square
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
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Pubs near Dickens Square

The best pubs near London Dickens Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Dickens Square
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Dickens Square
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from Dickens Square
... More
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Nightlife near Dickens Square

Dickens Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Dickens Square
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Dickens Square
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 11 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Dickens Square
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Dickens Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Dickens Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Dickens Square
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Dickens Square
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
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Dickens Square
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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Angry
Theatre | Until 10th March 2018 

Southwark Playhouse 3 minutes walk from Dickens Square

Georgie Henley and Tyrone Huntley perform the series of five gender-neutral monologues on subjects as diverse as refugees, millennial anger, ...More

Pippin
Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

Southwark Playhouse 3 minutes walk from Dickens Square

Jonathan O'Boyle directs this production of the tale of Prince Pippin, presented by Aria Entertainment, Hope Mill Theatre, and Guy ...More

Kygo
Kygo
Concerts | On 24th February 2018 

Omeara 9 minutes walk from Dickens Square

Kygo, one of the fastest growing breakout stars of dance music in the last couple of years, plays at Omeara ...More

 
Jerwood/Photoworks Awards
Exhibitions | Until 11th March 2018 

Jerwood Space 9 minutes walk from Dickens Square

New work by Alejandra Carles-Tolra, Sam Laughlin and Lua Ribeira exploring the themes of death, belonging and the fragility of ...More

Barnum
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Menier Chocolate Factory 10 minutes walk from Dickens Square

Gordon Greenberg directs a revival of the razzle dazzle musical, which charts the rise of the greatest showman on Earth, ...More

T-Shirt: Cult - Culture - Subversion
T-Shirt: Cult - Culture - Subversion
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2018 

Fashion and Textile Museum 12 minutes walk from Dickens Square

The Fashion and Textile Museum explores the t-shirt in the 20th century with its new exhibition, T-Shirt: Cult - Culture ...More

 
Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11
Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11
Exhibitions | Until 28th May 2018 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 12 minutes walk from Dickens Square

This October, the Imperial War Museum hosts the UK's first major exhibition of artists' responses to war and conflict since ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 13 minutes walk from Dickens Square

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

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 24th February 2018 

The Shard 13 minutes walk from Dickens Square

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Winter
Theatre | Until 24th February 2018 

The Young Vic 14 minutes walk from Dickens Square

John Fosse's drama in which an ordinary businessman meets a volatile stranger in a park. Directed by Genesis Award winner ...More

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Mick's Garage
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Coming from Crate Brewery - their tap room is across the yard - it's ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Portrait
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Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Portrait Gallery

The first National Portrait Gallery exhibition to be devoted to the medium of film, this ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Gallery

An exploration of still life by leading contemporary artist Tacita Dean featuring a new film ...More

 
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National Portrait Gallery

Bringing together, for the first time, the works ...More

 
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Soft Cell
Soft Cell
Concerts | On 30th September 

The O2 Arena

The sound of the '80s, synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell reunite for one last time at ...More

 
Everything Everything
Everything Everything
Concerts | On 10th March 

Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
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Foodie Events | From 4th April 

The Ugly Duck

Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed ...More

 
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
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Drinking 

Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The ...More

 
Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson
Concerts | From 27th March 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy-nominated progressive rock musician and record producer Steven Wilson ("the most successful British artist you've ...More

 
The Coral Room
The Coral Room
Drinking 

A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
Stereophonics
Stereophonics
Concerts | From 2nd March 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
Downing Street
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Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Amber
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Tucked away behind the Curzon in Goodman's Fields, Amber is an all-day Middle Eastern and ...More

 
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