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

The nearest station to Embankment is Putney Bridge Tube Station which is about 9 minutes to the South East.

 

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Underground Stations

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Putney Bridge Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Parsons Green Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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November in London 2012

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January in London 2015

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April in London 2015

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November in London 2014

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April in London 2014

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Boating Lakes in London

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September in London 2012

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New Year's Eve in London

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December in London 2014

In the final month of the year London boasts a suitably festive line up, with the annual Great Christmas Pudding Race and Santa Run...

 
 
London Firework Displays

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Bonfire Night in London

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July in London 2014

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London West End Theatres

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November in London 2013

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December in London 2013

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July in London 2013

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April in London 2013

April's highlights include the display of 250 extraordinary images as part of the world premiere of Sebastião Salgado's 'Genesis', plus an impressive display of...

 
 
London Ceremonies and Traditions

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December in London 2012

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July events in London 2012

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May in London 2012

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April in London 2012

The Queen celebrates her birthday with the annual Gun Salutes in Hyde Park - though the official celebrations don't take place until June. Other things...

 
 
Day 11: Sunday 9th Sept

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London 2012 News

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Thames Jubilee Pageant

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April in London 2012

Virgin London Marathon 2012 Greenwich Park, SE10 9NF 22nd April 2012 - 23rd April 2012 Every April, 30,000 runners flood the streets of the capital to do battle...

 
 
May in London 2012

London Burlesque Festival Madame Jojo's, W1F 0SE 7th May 2012 - 13th May 2012 Prudes avert your eyes - for the London Burlesque Festival returns for the...

 
 
July in London 2012

The British 10K London Run Hyde Park Corner Tube, SW1X 7TA 8th July 2012 - 9th July 2012 Now in its twelfth year, this huge annual fundraiser has...

 
 
September in London 2012

Mayor's Thames Festival Blackfriars Bridge, EC4V 3QR 8th September 2012 - 9th September 2012 The Mayor's Thames Festival takes place in September each year celebrating the main waterway...

 
 
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    The Lodge Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  34% off
    52-54 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 | 19 minutes from Embankment
    Located in west London's attractive Putney area, the Lodge Hotel offers a superior standard of accommodation, with rooms divided into three categories: standard, executive and luxury. ... More
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £41  37% off
    Smuggler's Way, SW18 | 25 minutes from Embankment
    There are very few hotels in this sort of price range in London that put you so close to such an attractive stretch of the river. ... More
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express London Earls Court
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £61  38% off
    295 North End Road, W14 | 26 minutes from Embankment
    The North End Road with it's marvellous Saturday food market, is the home of this shiny new hotel. In easy walking distance of Chelsea football club, ... More
     
     
     
     
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    All Night Workers
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 30th August 2015 - 8pm-11pm
    Half Moon, 93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Embankment
    The outfit performs classic Memphis soul....More
     
     
     
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    The Meet & Jam Night
    London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Monday 3rd August and Monday 7th September 2015 - 7.30pm-10.30pm
    Half Moon, 93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Embankment
    A network of musicians and booking service for music studios bringing local musicians together all over the UK....More
     
     
     
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    Dick Laurie & The Elastics Band
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 2nd Aug, 16th Aug, 6th Sep and 20th Sep 2015 - 1pm-4pm
    Half Moon, 93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Embankment
    The band play cheerful Dixieland jazz. Families are welcome and food is served from 12noon to 9pm....More
     
     
     
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    Half Moon
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Embankment
    The Half Moon is a big pub not far from the riverside in Putney. With its own live music room, it hosts an amazing array of ... More
     
     
     
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    Riverside Studios - Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 27 minutes from Embankment
    Excellent small studio theatre staging innovative comedy and more serious productions. The Riverside's location on the Thames in Hammersmith makes it the local theatre of West ... More
     
     
     
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    Riverside Studios
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Crisp Road, W6 | 27 minutes from Embankment
    Riverside Studios has a little bit of everything under its roof, including a cinema, cafe and studio theatre. The cinema is one of the few in ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Embankment

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Embankment
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    Fulham Palace
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 3 minutes from Embankment
    A hugely popular afternoon out for weekending West London families, Fulham Palace is truly beautiful. Originally a country retreat for London's bishops (it only stopped ... More
     
     
     
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    Museum Of Fulham Palace
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Bishop's Avenue, SW6 | 3 minutes from Embankment
    The long history of Fulham Palace, previously home to the Bishops of London, is told through the on-site museum which opened in April 2007. Through interactive ... More
     
     
     
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    WWT London Wetland Centre
    London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
    Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | 18 minutes from Embankment
    A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland ... More
     
     
     
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    Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Bishops Park
    London > Shopping > Specialists
    Bishops Park Tennis Centre, Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 5 minutes from Embankment
    A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
     
     
     
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    Circa Vintage Clothes
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    64 Fulham High Street, SW6 | 7 minutes from Embankment
    The total antithesis of mass-produced, high-street fashion stores, Circa Vintage is a real one-off. Stocking an impressive range of antique garments, from billowing 30s chiffon creations ... More
     
     
     
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    Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Barnes
    London > Shopping > Specialists
    Rocks Lane Sports Centre, Rocks Lane, SW13 | 13 minutes from Embankment
    A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Embankment

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    Thai Square - Putney
    London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
    2 - 4 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 1 minute from Embankment
    The Putney branch of this classy chain of Thai restaurants is in the amazing building that used to be occupied by the Putney Bridge Restaurant. Right ... More
     
     
     
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    The Half Moon
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Embankment
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    Drawing Room Cafe - Fulham Palace
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    Fulham Palace, Bishop's Avenue, SW6 | 3 minutes from Embankment
    The setting for The Drawing Room Cafe at Fulham Palace is like walking into a very posh sitting room (which used to be the bishop's drawing ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 2.3 miles from Embankment
    The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
     
     
     
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    King Street College
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2.4 miles from Embankment
    This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
     
     
     
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    London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 29 minutes from Embankment
    LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
     
     
     
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    Embankment gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    Bishops Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Bishop's Avenue, SW6 | 7 minutes from Embankment
    This long strip of parkland running alongside the Thames with views over the river towards Putney gets its name from the former resident of Fulham Palace ... More
     
     
     
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    Craven Cottage - Fulham FC
    London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
    Stevenage Road, SW6 | 7 minutes from Embankment
    The much-loved, ramshackle home of Fulham FC, Craven Cottage gets its name from the royal hunting lodge that used to sit where the centre circle of ... More
     
     
     
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    Putney Lawn Tennis Club
    London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
    Balmuir Gardens, SW15 | 11 minutes from Embankment
    Head south of the river for an energetic runabout on the courts of Putney. It might not be the world famous All England Club in Wimbledon, ... More
     
     
     
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    The best pubs near London Embankment.
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    The Half Moon
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Embankment
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    Duke's Head
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    8 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Embankment
    Messing about on the river is all very well but sometimes it's even better to watch others doing it while you get the pints in. And ... More
     
     
     
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    The Coat & Badge
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    8 Lacy Road, Putney, SW15 | 6 minutes from Embankment
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    Embankment clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    Munki
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 6 minutes from Embankment
    Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ... More
     
     
     
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    Bar Local (Fulham)
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    2-8 Dawes Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 23 minutes from Embankment
    In Bar Local, where cocktails are king, there's a decent, eclectic menu of tall drinks that won’t break the bank awaiting you. The house speciality is ... More
     
     
     
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    The Lucky Pig Fulham
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    374 North End Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 23 minutes from Embankment
    The Fulham outpost of the popular underground drinking den, The Lucky Pig in Fitzrovia, offers an all-day menu as well as hand-crafted cocktails and prosecco on ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Embankment

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Embankment.
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    Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 29 minutes from Embankment
    What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
     
     
     
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    Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 33 minutes from Embankment
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    Olympia London
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 37 minutes from Embankment
    Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
     
     
     
     

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    All Night Workers
    Concerts | Until 30th August 2015 

    Half Moon 3 minutes walk from Embankment

    The outfit performs classic Memphis soul....More

    All Night Workers
    Concerts | On 30th August 2015 

    Half Moon 3 minutes walk from Embankment

    The outfit performs classic Memphis soul....More

    Gyps N Progress
    Concerts | Until 27th September 2015 

    Half Moon 3 minutes walk from Embankment

    A new and modern manouche trio with a chaotic dancing twist....More

    Gyps N Progress
    Concerts | On 30th August 2015 

    Half Moon 3 minutes walk from Embankment

    A new and modern manouche trio with a chaotic dancing twist....More

    Emily Estelle And Marina Lieberman
    Concerts | On 30th August 2015 

    The Bull's Head, Barnes 1.4 miles from Embankment

    British opera star Emily Estelle and award-winning pianist Marina Lieberman perform operatic pop, jazz standards, movie soundtracks and musical theatre ...More

    This Heaven
    Theatre | Until 15th September 2015 

    Finborough Theatre 1.74 miles from Embankment

    The story of one Aboriginal family's experience of a system that fails them told through the stories and music of ...More

    My Eyes Went Dark
    Theatre | Until 19th September 2015 

    Finborough Theatre 1.74 miles from Embankment

    An original drama inspired by real events written by Matthew Wilkinson, in which two actors perform a gripping tale of ...More

    Joy Rose
    Concerts | On 30th August 2015 

    606 Club 1.75 miles from Embankment

    The singer-songwriter plays pop/rock....More

    Lee Gibson
    Exhibitions | On 30th August 2015 

    606 Club 1.75 miles from Embankment

    A vocal workshop....More

    The Moon & Nude Life Drawing: Earl's Court
    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

    The Pembroke 1.81 miles from Embankment

    The Moon & Nude emerged out of a love for drawing and local pubs: merging the two seemed like the ...More

     
     
     
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