South Bank  

 
 
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South Bank, South Bank, Southwark, London SE1
 
 

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

The nearest station to South Bank is Southwark Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the South East.

South Bank is in the London area of South Bank.

 

LondonTown.com - South Bank Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Mondrian London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  28% off
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | On South Bank
London landmark Sea Containers House, situated between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars Bridge on the South Bank, has been transformed into the Mondrian London, a luxury ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  42% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  26% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 6 minutes from South Bank
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Near South Bank
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River Stage Festival
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 28th July to 28th August 2017
South Bank, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
The River Stage Festival is back at the National Theatre this summer for five weekends of eclectic entertainment. A collaborative partnership showcasing world-class and diverse artists, ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Now On
The Majority
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th to 28th August 2017
South Bank, National Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
Writer and performer Rob Drummond follows on from his acclaimed production Bullet Catch with another audience-dependent show this August. The Majority, staged at the National's Dorfman ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Richard III
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd August to 9th September 2017 - 7.30pm
South Bank, Middle Temple Lane, EC4Y | 6 minutes from South Bank
...More
 
 
 
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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | On South Bank
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ... More
 
 
 
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Rambert
London > Entertainment > Theatres
99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Bank
Founded by Marie Rambert in 1926, who was heavily influenced by her work with Diaghilev, Stravinsky and the Ballet Russes, Rambert dance company is one of ... More
 
 
 
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from South Bank
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near South Bank

The best museums, galleries, attractions near South Bank
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from South Bank
Originally a power station, later a reprocessing plant owned by the Oxo Company, the bold, Art Deco Oxo Tower was marked out as ripe for demolition ... More
 
 
 
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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Bank
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun comes ... More
 
 
 
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One Blackfriars
London > Attractions > Sights
1-16 Blackfriars Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Bank
Shortlisted for the 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards before it was even completed, One Blackfriars is a 170 metre high tower on London's Southbank where homes ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near South Bank

The best shops and markets near South Bank
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from South Bank
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from South Bank
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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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from South Bank
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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Restaurants near South Bank

What are the best dining options near South Bank London?
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Sea Containers
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | On South Bank
Titled Sea Containers after the landmark building's original name, the restaurant within the Mondrian London combines "the best of England and America" in a restaurant overseen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyld Afternoon Tea, Mondrian London
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | On South Bank
Take a step back in time with Mondrian London's 1970s Wyld Afternoon Tea, which gives a nod to the original Platner designed Sea Containers in which ... More
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Oxo Tower, Wharf Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from South Bank
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Education near South Bank

Near South Bank
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from South Bank
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
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from South Bank
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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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 13 minutes from South Bank
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near South Bank

South Bank 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 | On South Bank
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 | 3 minutes from South Bank
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
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from South Bank
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near South Bank

The best pubs near London South Bank.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from South Bank
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
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
Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from South Bank
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near South Bank

South Bank clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | On South Bank
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above your ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from South Bank
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
The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from South Bank
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near South Bank

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near South Bank.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
The greatest theatre in the world? Probably. Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from South Bank
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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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 3 minutes walk from South Bank

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

 
The Majority
The Majority
Theatre | Until 28th August 2017 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 5 minutes walk from South Bank

Writer and performer Rob Drummond follows on from his acclaimed production Bullet Catch with another audience-dependent show this August. The ...More

 
Mosquitoes
Mosquitoes
Theatre | Until 28th September 2017 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 5 minutes walk from South Bank

The Night Manager star Olivia Colman and Olivia Williams (Lady Hamilton in ITV's The Halcyon) play sisters in this new ...More

 
River Stage Festival
River Stage Festival
Seasonal | Until 28th August 2017 

National Theatre 5 minutes walk from South Bank

The River Stage Festival is back at the National Theatre this summer for five weekends of eclectic entertainment. A collaborative ...More

 
Artist Room: Louise Bourgeois
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

Provocative sculptures, drawings and writing of an autobiographical nature, addressing universal experiences such as birth, death, love, loss and fear....More

Magdalena Abakanowicz
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

Soft sculptures reflecting an interest in biological systems, organic matter and regeneration, topics the artist has discussed with scientists in ...More

Between Man And Matter
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

Works providing an insight into the affinities between artists working in Japan, Europe and the United States, many of whom ...More

Fahrelnissa Zeid
Fahrelnissa Zeid
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

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 6 minutes walk from South Bank

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

 
Expanded Painting
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

Works by artists including Pinot Gallizio, Shozo Shimamoto, Niki de Saint Phalle, Sam Gilliam, Richard Smith and Frank Bowling, providing ...More

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Exhibitions | From 26th October 

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This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of the most memorable art of the 20th century, Modigliani continuously evolved his career, developing his ...More

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National Gallery

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