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.

 

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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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Sea Containers London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | On South Bank
London landmark Sea Containers House, situated between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars Bridge on the South Bank, was transformed into the Mondrian London in 2014 before ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £68  31% 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 £87  31% 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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Events near South Bank

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Now On
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th January to 2nd March 2019
South Bank, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National Theatre in January 2019 starring in the world premiere of Martin Crimp's powerful new play, When We Have ...More
 
 
 
Now On
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other: 12 Variations On Samuel Richardson's Pamela
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd Feb & 23rd Feb, 25th Feb to 27th Feb and 1st Mar & 2nd Mar 2019 - Various Times
South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
Cate Blanchett makes her National Theatre debut alongside Stephen Dillane in Martin Crimp's provocative drama, which uses Samuel Richardson's novel Pamela as a narrative springboard to ...More
 
 
 
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Tokens Of Affection
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd and 23rd February 2019 at 7.30pm & 24th February 2019 at 4pm
South Bank, Brad Street, SE1 | 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
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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 - or 'The Vase' - ... 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 > Delicatessens
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
Sea Containers 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 Sea Containers London combines "the best of England and America" in a restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Wyld Afternoon Tea, Sea Containers London
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | On South Bank
Take a step back in time with Sea Containers London's 1970s Wyld Afternoon Tea, which gives a nod to the original Platner designed Sea Containers in ... 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
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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.
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers 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
 
 
 
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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
Doggett's Coat and Badge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Blackfriars Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from South Bank
Functional, multi-purpose pub whose saving grace is its excellent Southbank location and views of the river. Doggett's Coat and Badge could hardly be described as a ... 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
 
 
 
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South Bank clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Sea Containers 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.
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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
 
 
 
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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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Tartuffe
Tartuffe
Theatre | Until 30th April 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 5 minutes walk from South Bank

Director Blanche McIntyre and writer John Donnelly present a new take on Moliere's comic masterpiece, Tartuffe, at the National Theatre. ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | Until 2nd March 2019 

National Theatre 5 minutes walk from South Bank

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National Theatre in January 2019 starring in the world premiere of Martin Crimp's ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other: 12 Variations On Samuel Richardson's Pamela
Theatre | Until 2nd March 2019 

National Theatre: Dorfman 5 minutes walk from South Bank

Cate Blanchett makes her National Theatre debut alongside Stephen Dillane in Martin Crimp's provocative drama, which uses Samuel Richardson's novel ...More

Tokens Of Affection
Theatre | Until 24th February 2019 

Waterloo East Theatre 6 minutes walk from South Bank

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Franz West
Franz West
Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

This winter, Tate Modern presents an extensive posthumous survey of Vienna-born artist Franz West. Known for bringing a punk aesthetic ...More

 
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of Memory
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of Memory
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

A major exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Bonnard, a friend and contemporary Henri Matisse, known for his unconventional ...More

 
Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

A free, year-long exhibition at Tate Modern, Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33 explores German art in the period ...More

 
Hyundai Commission: Tania Bruguera
Hyundai Commission: Tania Bruguera
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

Cuban artist Tania Bruguera has been chosen as the next artist to create a site specific art work for Tate's ...More

 
Artist Rooms: Jenny Holzer
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

New works by the political artist which depict recurring themes of violence, power, war, sex and money....More

John Ruskin: The Power Of Seeing
Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2019 

Two Temple Place 6 minutes walk from South Bank

Over 190 paintings, drawing, metal work, plaster casts and daguerreotypes that illustrates the artist's attitude to aesthetic beauty shaped by ...More

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Magazine London
Magazine London
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A vast event space next to the Thames and overlooking Canary Wharf, Magazine London is ...More

 
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Adam Handling Chelsea
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Adam Handling, the award-winning chef behind the Frog restaurants in Hoxton and Covent Garden, has ...More

 
Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
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Inside the former Fountain Studios, Troubadour Wembley Park ...More

 
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Troubadour White City Theatre
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A new multi-purpose state-of-the-art 1,200-seat theatre comes to ...More

 
Slug and Lettuce Minories
Slug and Lettuce Minories
Drinking 

Bold prints, touches of neon and flashes of gold give this Slug and Lettuce located ...More

 
Near & Far Camden
Near & Far Camden
Drinking 

The third Near & Far from the group behind The Magic Roundabout, and The Good ...More

 
Motley
Motley
Dining 

Located in the Qbic hotel in Whitechapel, Motley is an all-day bar and restaurant which ...More

 
Brixton Disco Festival
Brixton Disco Festival
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th April 

Electric Brixton

Horse Meat Disco and Some Voices Choir get the party started at Brixton's multi-venue disco ...More

 
Lazinc
Attractions 

Lazinc was first established in 2006 by contemporary art specialist Steve Lazarides....More

Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra
Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra
Concerts | On 30th March 

Southbank Centre

An orchestral celebration of Stewart Copeland's legendary career, ...More

 
David Gray
David Gray
Concerts | On 17th March 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Folk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, David Gray, whose 1998 album White Ladder was the fifth ...More

 
The Zutons
The Zutons
Concerts | On 30th March 

Roundhouse

After nine years apart, Liverpool indie-rock band The Zutons celebrates the 15th anniversary of its ...More

 
David Rodigan & the Outlook Orchestra
Concerts | On 12th March 

Royal Albert Hall

After the success of the Royal Festival Hall and Somerset House with the Outlook Orchestra last year, Reggae star and veteran DJ David Rodigan performs Jamaican classics with ...More

Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
Dance | On 31st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala, an annual fixture ...More

 
Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
Dance | From 20th March 

The Print Room at the Coronet

A man, a woman and a rat move ...More

 
Queen's Yard Summer Party
Queen's Yard Summer Party
Foodie Events | From 4th May 

Various Venues East London

Expanding to a two-day event in 2019, the Queen's Yard Summer Party sees 20 venues ...More

 
The Phlebotomist
Theatre | From 19th March 

Hampstead Theatre

Following a sold out run Downstairs in 2018, director Sam Yates revives Ella Road's provocative drama about a dystopian future on the theatre's main stage. The "terrific" (The Guardian) Jade Anouka plays Bea, who falls ...More

Vapiano Centre Point
Vapiano Centre Point
Dining 

Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
Alys, Always
Alys, Always
Theatre | From 25th February 

The Bridge Theatre

Joanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances ...More

 
London Events 2019
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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