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 East Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Waterloo 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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December in London 2012

New Year's Eve Fireworks London Eye, SE1 7PB 31st December 2012 The annual New Year's Eve Fireworks display, launched from the foot of the London Eye and from...

 
 
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London's Best Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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    Mondrian London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £109  35% 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
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  40% 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 £75  27% 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

    Near South Bank
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Hairy Ape
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October to 21st November 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 9 minutes from South Bank
    Eugene O'Neill's timeless classic, a reflection on the effect of industrialisation on class and identity, The Hairy Ape, is directed by multi award-winning director Richard Jones ...More
     
     
     
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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 12 minutes from South Bank
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
     
     
     
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    The Importance Of Being Earnest
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June to 7th November 2015
    Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, WC2R | 13 minutes from South Bank
    David Suchet, best known for his role as the precise Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, purses his lips as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's razor-sharp satire on ...More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near South Bank

    Near South Bank
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    Curzon Mondrian
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    20 Upper Ground, 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, 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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    The Wapping Project Bankside
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    65a Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
    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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    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, 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
     
     
     
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    Oxo Tower Restaurant
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from South Bank
    Up the Oxo Tower drinkers and diners are treated to some of the best views in London, a gourmet menu, classy cocktails and occasional live music. ... 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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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, 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 > Careers 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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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 18 minutes from South Bank
    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
     
     
     
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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, 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
    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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    London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from South Bank
    Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near South Bank

    The best pubs near London South Bank.
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    The Thirsty Bear
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    62 Stamford Street, 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
     
     
     
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    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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    Hilliard
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from South Bank
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    Nightlife near South Bank

    South Bank clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    Dandelyan
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, 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
     
     
     
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    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
    Galadari
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Crowne Plaza London - The City Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 6 minutes from South Bank
    A penthouse-inspired restaurant and bar with a stunning 88 metre rooftop terrace Galadari offers diners Japanese food and show-stopping views of St Paul's, No. 1 Blackfriars, ... 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
     
     
     
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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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    Re Original Prints 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 6th June 2015 

    Bankside Gallery 5 minutes walk from South Bank

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    Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
    Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
    Theatre | Until 22nd June 2015 

    National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 5 minutes walk from South Bank

    Caryl Churchill's impassioned drama about a group of rebels, preachers, soldiers and dissenters, who go into battle for the heart ...More

     
    Flames By Stephen Dolginoff
    Theatre | Until 31st May 2015 

    Waterloo East Theatre 6 minutes walk from South Bank

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    Niki De Saint Phalle And Richard Serra
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

    Works by two artists in the arte povera, or poor art, tradition using materials derived from industry and everyday life....More

    Surrealism And Beyond
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

    Mixed works exploring how surrealist artists approached dreams, the channelling of the unconscious mind and the power of random conjunctions....More

    The EY Exhibition: Sonia Delaunay
    Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

    A retrospective of the work of one of the key figures in the Parisian avant-garde, including paintings, textiles, clothes and ...More

    Artur Zmijewski
    Exhibitions | Until 11th October 2015 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

    Mixed-media works exploring complex moral issues from 2003 to the present day....More

    Russian Revolutionary Posters
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

    A display of street posters from the Soviet era, when they played a significant role in Bolshevik communication with the ...More

    Cy Twombly
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

    Paintings and sculptures evoking the ancient world, with which the distinctive American artist was fascinated. Curated by Nicholas Serota and ...More

    Bill Viola
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

    Display of works by the pioneering video artist, best known for his 1993 piece Tiny Deaths. Recent works include Martyrs ...More

     
     
     
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