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The nearest station to Gambia Street is Southwark Tube Station which is about 2 minutes to the West.

 

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Southwark Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Park
 
1 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  23% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Gambia Street
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  32% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Gambia Street
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
 
 
 
CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  41% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 3 minutes from Gambia Street
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 Gambia Street

Near Gambia Street
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Nina - A Story About Me And Nina Simone
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th to 29th Jul 2017 - 7.45pm
Gambia Street, 66 The Cut, SE1 | 5 minutes from Gambia Street
Olivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo OBE performs as the legendary singer and visits the hopes, dreams, trials and tribulations of the soul songstress's life. Directed by ...More
 
 
 
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Bruce Nauman: Raw Materials
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 12th July to 20th August 2017 - Various Times
Gambia Street, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Gambia Street
An audio sculpture, originally shown as a Turbine Hall commission in 2004, comprising of 21 written or spoken texts from the artist's past works, woven together ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Twelfth Night
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th May to 5th August 2017
Gambia Street, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 7 minutes from Gambia Street
With her short-lived time as artistic director coming to an end, Emma Rice directs one of her final productions at Shakespeare's Globe this May, taking on ...More
 
 
 
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Gambia Street
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Gambia Street
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every stage ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Gambia Street
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Gambia Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Gambia Street
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Gambia Street
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project Bankside
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65a Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Gambia Street
Dr Jules Wright, founder and owner of The Wapping Project, has opened up a second gallery space - the Wapping Project Bankside. Located next to Tate ... More
 
 
 
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Gambia Street
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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Gambia Street

The best shops and markets near Gambia Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Gambia Street
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Gambia Street
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
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Gambia Street
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Gambia Street

What are the best dining options near Gambia Street London?
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Mar I Terra
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
14 Gambia Street, Southwark, SE1 | On Gambia Street
Set not too far off from the Thames, Mar I Terra is like a little slice of Spain to be found in London. Spanish food, Spanish ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Macellaio RC - Union Street
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Union Yard Arches, SE1 | 1 minute from Gambia Street
With two successful London restaurants already to his name Roberto Costa adds a third Macellaio RC , in the redeveloped Union Yard Arches. Known for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
OXBO Bankside
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Gambia Street
Using British produce from nearby Borough Market, Paul Bates (formerly of The Beaumont and Intercontinental Park Lane hotels, executive chef of OXBO ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Gambia Street

Near Gambia Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Gambia Street
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 | 15 minutes from Gambia Street
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 | 18 minutes from Gambia Street
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 Gambia Street

Gambia Street 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 | 6 minutes from Gambia Street
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
Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Gambia Street
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 8 minutes from Gambia Street
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Gambia Street

The best pubs near London Gambia Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Gambia Street
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Gambia Street
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Gambia Street
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Gambia Street

Gambia Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Gambia Street
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Gambia Street
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Gambia Street
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Gambia Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Gambia Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Gambia Street
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 | 9 minutes from Gambia Street
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
The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 10 minutes from Gambia Street
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
 

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Yerma
Theatre | Until 30th August 2017 

The Young Vic 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

Simon Stone directs his own adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca's achingly painful story of a young woman desperate to become ...More

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2017 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

Tate Modern hosts landmark exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, shining a bright light ...More

 
Fahrelnissa Zeid
Fahrelnissa Zeid
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

One of the first female artists to exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London in the late ...More

 
Alberto Giacometti
Alberto Giacometti
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti, "one of the most highly regarded and distinctive artists of the last century" (The Guardian) "wowed ...More

 
The Turbans
Concerts | On 26th July 2017 

Flat Iron Square 7 minutes walk from Gambia Street

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Woodburner At Flat Iron Square
Concerts | Until 27th September 2017 

Flat Iron Square 7 minutes walk from Gambia Street

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Sweetmeat
Theatre | On 26th July 2017 

The Bunker 7 minutes walk from Gambia Street

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Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Gambia Street

Matthew Dunster, Associate Director at Shakespeare's Globe, revives Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing in 2017. The fresh interpretation sees the ...More

 
Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night
Theatre | Until 5th August 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Gambia Street

With her short-lived time as artistic director coming to an end, Emma Rice directs one of her final productions at ...More

 
The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes
The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Doon Street Car Park 7 minutes walk from Gambia Street

A life-size Batmobile, built from half a million LEGO bricks, is just one of the 120 models on display in ...More

 

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The CoffeeWorks Project
Drinking 

An independent family run business The CoffeeWorks Project showcases seasonal Single Origin brewed coffee and espresso, often with six or more variations (including decaf) to sample....More

The Jump Off
The Jump Off
Concerts | On 31st August 

Scala

The Jump Off returns to London this August after a three-year hiatus. Taking place at ...More

 
Freakscene
Dining 

Miso grilled black cod taco on the new Scott Hallsworth menu at Freakscene....More

A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
Foodie Events | On 1st August 

Lights Of Soho

Currently taking residence at Lights of Soho, Fiz ...More

 
Stoke Newington Overground Station
Transport 

London Overground station on the Lea Valley, Hackney Downs - Cheshunt and Enfield Town lines in Hackney, London....More

Mint Gun Club
Mint Gun Club
Dining 

Specialising in delicious apeĢritifs, globally-inspired cocktails, fine teas and exotic delicacies....More

 
James Cochran N1
James Cochran N1
Dining 

Second restaurant from James Cochran, former chef at the two Michelin starred The Ledbury, this ...More

 
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Seasonal | From 4th August 

Sartoria

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace ...More

 
Bang Bang Oriental
Bang Bang Oriental
Dining 

London's biggest Asian foodhall. Over 20 food kiosks, bubble tea and seating for up to ...More

 
Percolate Open Air
Percolate Open Air
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th July 

Three Mills Island

After hosting parties in some of London's best clubs over the past five years, the ...More

 
The Coal Shed
The Coal Shed
Dining 

The team behind The Coal Shed and The Salt Room in Brighton go from coast ...More

 
Lucky & Joy
Lucky & Joy
Dining 

From the co-founder of The Art of Dining, Chinese pop-up Lucky & Joy comes to ...More

 
The Grand Cork Experiment
Exhibitions | From 28th July 

15 Bateman Street

Renowned for their quirky and immersive events, sensory food experts Bompas & Parr have collaborated with the Portuguese Cork Association to present The Grand Cork Experiment. An immersive wine tasting like no other, it will ...More

Pique-Nique
Dining 

From the owner of Casse-Croûte across the road comes a French cafe style restaurant full of French bistro classics cooked on the rotisserie....More

Shakespeare's Telling Tales
Kids Events | From 28th July 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This week, Shakespeare's Globe hosts a weekend-long festival celebrating the joy of storytelling. Shakespeare's Telling Tales will include everything from talks with leading children's authors to practical workshops ...More

Pitch Stratford
Pitch Stratford
Dining 

Brand new for summer 2017, Pitch Stratford is an open air space in the heart ...More

 
Food For Being Looked At
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | From 27th July 

Photographers' Gallery

A new exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new ...More

 
The Great Eight Phantoms - A Rolls-Royce Exhibition
The Great Eight Phantoms - A Rolls-Royce Exhibition
Exhibitions | From 29th July 

Bonhams

This summer, renowned auctioneers Bonhams present an exhibition ...More

 
Gladiators
Gladiators
Sporting Events | On 14th September 

Merchant Square

Reviving the '90s TV show Gladiators comes to Merchant Square for one day only, challenging ...More

 
Fantastic Mr Fox
Fantastic Mr Fox
Theatre | From 28th July 

Lyric Hammersmith

A playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's popular tale, Fantastic Mr Fox, by Maria Aberg who ...More

 
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