Library Street  

 
 
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Library Street, Southwark, SE1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Library Street is Elephant & Castle Railway Station which is about 5 minutes to the South East.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Library Street NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  39% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Library Street
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
 
 
 
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  23% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Library Street
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  31% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Library 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
 
 
 
 
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Matinee Terrace Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 29th May 2016 - 12noon-9.30pm
Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Library Street
The Spanish DJ and producer hailing from Barcelona Flavio Zarza hits the decks to supply feel-good house music alongside Gonzalo, Lee Harris, Fat Tony, Miswhite and ...More
 
 
 
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Drafts
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Sunday 29th May 2016 - 7pm
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 5 minutes from Library Street
A modern day production focusing on the electronic world we live in and the draft emails, messages and texts that we all create yet never send, ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Groundhog Day
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th July to 17th September 2016
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 6 minutes from Library Street
Based on the 1993 comedy starring Bill Murray, a new stage musical of Groundhog Day will be given its world premiere at ...More
 
 
 
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Near Library Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Library Street
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
Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Library 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Library 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 Library Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Library Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Library 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Library Street
One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Library Street
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Library Street

The best shops and markets near Library Street
Silverprint
London > Shopping > Specialists
120 London Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Library Street
Darkroom accessories... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Library 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 | 8 minutes from Library 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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Library Street

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Laughing Gravy
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
154 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 | 3 minutes from Library Street
International cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
El Vergel
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 3 minutes from Library Street
Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Masters Super Fish
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
191 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Library Street
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Library Street

Near Library Street
London Executive Schools
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
5 Westminster Bridge Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Library Street
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Southwark College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Library Street
... More
 
 
 
Southwark College
London > Education > English Language Courses
Waterloo Centre, The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Library Street
No beginners accepted. £200 per week. Maximum class size 25.... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Library Street

The best pubs near London Library Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Library 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 | 9 minutes from Library 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Library Street
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Library Street

Library Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Ministry of Sound
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
103 Gaunt Street, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Library Street
A massive sound system, huge dancefloor and a staggering roster of big name DJs has made sure of Ministry of Sound's place in clubbing folklore. The ... More
 
 
 
Imbibe
London > Nightlife > Bars
173 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Library Street
From the outside, Imbibe looks fairly unpromising - a brash wash of colour frames a series of large modern, windows. Inside, a strong 70s retro theme ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Library 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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Library Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Library Street.
Ministry of Sound
London > Business > Venue Hire
103 Gaunt Street, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Library Street
A massive sound system, huge dancefloor and a staggering roster of big name DJs has made sure of Ministry of Sound's place in clubbing folklore. The ... More
 
 
 
Siobhan Davies Studios
London > Business > Venue Hire
85 St George's Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Library Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Library Street
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
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Library Street

Library Street, Library Stret
 
 

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Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Library Street

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
May Half-Term Family Fun Activities: The Poster Party
May Half-Term Family Fun Activities: The Poster Party
Tours | Until 5th June 2016 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Library Street

The Poster Party takes place throughout the May half term, from 28th May until 5th June 2016, with storytelling and ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Library Street

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Hand to God
Theatre | Until 11th June 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Library Street

Taking into account its favour with the critics and several Tony nominations, irreverent puppet comedy ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Library Street

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 11th September 2016 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Library Street

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Funny Girl
Funny Girl
Theatre | Until 8th October 2016 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Library Street

Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress Sheridan Smith makes her much awaited return to the West End in 2016 to star ...More

 
Sunday Talk - Highlights Of The Collection
Exhibitions | On 29th May 2016 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from Library Street

Given by Francesca Herrick of The Courtauld Institute of Art....More

One Night In Heaven
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th May 2016 

Heaven 6 minutes walk from Library Street

This unique event sees London-based DJs Adam Turner and Seb Fontaine hit the decks, alongside Zach Burns, Gordon John and ...More

Les Blancs
Les Blancs
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2016 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 9 minutes walk from Library Street

It may be lesser known than A Raisin in the Sun, but Les Blancs was considered ...More

 
 
 
 
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