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South Block, South Bank, Lambeth, London SE1
 
 

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

The nearest station to South Block is Waterloo East Railway Station which is about 5 minutes to the North East.

South Block is in the London area of South Bank.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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

Car Parks

 
Library Street NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  29% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  34% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is a modern, design-led hotel a short walk from some of the city's most iconic attractions, such as Big Ben and ... More
 
 
 
Tune Hotel - Westminster, London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  39% off
118-120 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from South Block
With a stay at Tune Hotel - Westminster, London in London (South Bank), you'll be minutes from Florence Nightingale Museum and London Aquarium. This hotel is ... More
 
 
 
 
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Maria De Buenos Aires - A Surreal Operita Tango
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th June 2016 - 10.30pm-2am
The Vaults, Arch 233, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
Astor Piazzolla and Horacio Ferrer's opera, set in amongst the lowlifes of Buenos Aires with the narrator relating the story of Piazzolla's Maria, a prostitute born ...More
 
 
 
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Goosebumps Kids (Ages 5-11)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th May to 5th June 2016
The Vaults, Arch 233, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
We couldn't have a London production of Goosebumps, the popular children's books, just for adults and not include the kids. Opening just in time for the ...More
 
 
 
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Goosebumps Alive
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th April to 4th September 2016 - Various Times
The Vaults, Arch 233, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
Tom Salamon directs an immersive live theatre adaptation of nine of RL Stine's spine-tingling stories full of ghouls, ghosts and monsters including Night Of The Living ...More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Arch 233
London > Entertainment >
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
 
 
 
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The Slug And Lettuce
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from South Block
The Vaults is a multi-disciplinary arts space located in underneath Waterloo station. The space features 30,000 sq ft of accessible, flexible and delectable Victorian brickwork ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near South Block

The best museums, galleries, attractions near South Block
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London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Block
The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the new ... More
 
 
 
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Sea Life London Aquarium
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Block
The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and watch ... More
 
 
 
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Shrek's Adventure
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Block
Having already been the subject of a West End musical back in 2011, the Shrek saga is now the inspiration behind a new London attraction. A ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near South Block

The best shops and markets near South Block
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from South Block
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from South Block
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
 
 
 
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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from South Block
Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near South Block

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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
County Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | On South Block
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
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Ichi Sushi and Sashimi Bar
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
200 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
Japanese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Brasserie Joel
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
First Floor, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near South Block

Near South Block
Straight Up Bartending School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
2nd Floor Dover House, 170 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from South Block
Learn to make a Martini like a pro at one of the top schools in the world. Bartenders trained here have popped up in some fabulous ... More
 
 
 
London City College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Royal Waterloo House, 51 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from South Block
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English Language Institute
London > Education > English Language Courses
Royal Waterloo House, 51-55 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from South Block
Wide variety of courses offered. Classes of 12-16. Under £200pw.... More
 
 
 
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South Block gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Rickshaw Hire
London > Leisure > Activities
2 Addington Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
Pedicab ride is the ideal way to see London. Book your pedicab ride with us for a unique environmentally friendly travel experience. Available for short ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Block
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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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Block
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near South Block

The best pubs near London South Block.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from South Block
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from South Block
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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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 10 minutes from South Block
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near South Block

South Block clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Primo Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, 200 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
Masterful cocktails, chic design and the hottest local entertainers on the bar's own stage make Primo Bar a great place to see and be seen. Guests ... More
 
 
 
All Bar One Waterloo
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
The Leader's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
County Hall, Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Block
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near South Block

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near South Block.
Park Plaza Hotel County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Addington Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from South Block
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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Block
... More
 
 
 
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London Eye Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from South Block
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Royal Opera House: Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from South Block

Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett presents a full-length narrative ballet-adaptation of Mary Shelley's Gothic novel, which deals with ...More

Oedipe
Concerts | Until 8th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from South Block

Johan Reuter, John Tomlinson, Sarah Connolly and Sophie Bevan perform in The Royal Opera House ...More

The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from South Block

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from South Block

The Royal Opera House hosts the world premiere of Liam Scarlett's new full-length ballet, ...More

Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from South Block

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

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

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from South Block

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

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 30th July 2016 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from South Block

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Sicily: Culture And Conquest - Helena Attlee, Dirk Booms And Tom Holland
Exhibitions | On 25th May 2016 

Stanford's 3 minutes walk from South Block

Authors discuss the new British Museum exhibition....More

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

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from South Block

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

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from South Block

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
 
 
 
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