Gambia Street

 
 
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Gambia Street, Southwark, SE1 
 

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

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

 

LondonTown.com - Gambia Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
1 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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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 Gambia Street

Near Gambia Street
ibis London Blackfriars
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £54  23% off
49 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from Gambia Street
ibis London Blackfriars is located in London's Southwark - Waterloo neighbourhood and close to Tate Modern, Old Bailey, and Royal Courts of Justice - Law Courts. ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £65  27% 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
 
 
 
Novotel London Blackfriars
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  27% off
46 - 49 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Gambia Street
With London's South Bank, Tate Modern and St Paul's Cathedral all within close proximity, the Novotel London Blackfriars is within easy reach of a number of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Gambia Street

Near Gambia Street
Today Only
Groove Odyssey Easter Sunday
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 20th April 2014 - 10pm-6am
Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Gambia Street
House, soul, R&B and disco courtesy of Louie Vega, Bobby & Steve, Sean McCabe, Josh Milan, Neil Pierce, Jazzy M, Martin Lodge, Funkie P, DJ Leo, ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
On Soon
A Taste Of Honey
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th February to 5th April 2014
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Gambia Street
Covering race, class, gender and sexual orientation, A Taste of Honey was a great defining and taboo-breaking play of the 1950s. Written by Shelagh Delaney when ...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Jananne Al-Ani: Excavations
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th March to 20th April 2014 - Various Times
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Gambia Street
Photographs, films and videos by the London-based, Iraqi-born artist, exploring the landscape, archaeology and visual representation of the Middle East in western culture....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Gambia Street

Near Gambia Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Gambia Street
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Gambia Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Gambia Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, 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?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Union Street Cafe
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Gambia Street
Classical North Italian cooking is the fare at the Union Street Cafe, a Borough restaurant owned by Gordon Ramsay (and, for a short time at least, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Gambia Street
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Gambia Street

Near Gambia Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 19 minutes from Gambia Street
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
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 24 minutes from Gambia Street
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 26 minutes from Gambia Street
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Gambia Street

Gambia Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 11 minutes from Gambia Street
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
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Gambia Street
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Gambia Street
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Gambia Street
This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Gambia Street

Gambia Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Gambia Street
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Gambia Street
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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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Near Gambia Street

 
 
 
The Beautiful Game
Theatre | Until 3rd May 2014 

The Union Theatre 1 minute walk from Gambia Street

Two young lads who dream of becoming professional footballers are soon engulfed in the Troubles. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben ...More

Emma Charles: Surfaces Of Exchange
Exhibitions | Until 3rd May 2014 

Jerwood Space 3 minutes walk from Gambia Street

Videos and photography exploring notions of time, productivity and that which is concealed in the city....More

Emmanuel Cooper OBE 1938-2012
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

Contemporary Applied Arts 3 minutes walk from Gambia Street

A retrospective of work by the late studio potter and arts and crafts writer, awarded an OBE for services to ...More

A View from the Bridge
A View from the Bridge
Theatre | Until 24th May 2014 

The Young Vic 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

Award-winning and internationally renowned director, Ivo van Hove, whose theatrical adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage played at ...More

 
Heather & Ivan Morison: Skirt Of The Black Mouth
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2015 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

A site-specific sculptural installation created as part of the landscape of the Tate Modern Project, disrupting the monolithic forms and ...More

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

In this exhibition of the work of Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Tate Modern ignores the artist's famous colourist paintings to focus ...More

 
Harry Callahan
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2014 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

One of America's photographic pioneers, Harry Callahan (1912-1999) is hugely influential yet his work is little known in the UK. ...More

William Eggleston
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

Tate Modern dedicates rooms to three iconic US photographers - William Eggleston (until 11th May 2014), Harry Callahan (until 31st ...More

Richard Hamilton
Richard Hamilton
Exhibitions | Until 26th May 2014 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

The first major retrospective of one of Britain's most influential 20th Century artists, following his death in 2011. Richard Hamilton's ...More

 
Graciela Iturbide
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Gambia Street

Contemporary photographic prints by the Mexican artist....More

 
 
 
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