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

The nearest station to Southwark is Bermondsey Tube Station which is about 5 minutes to the South West.

Southwark is in the London area of Southwark.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bermondsey Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Rotherhithe Overground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
15 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  42% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 17 minutes from Southwark
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
The Bermondsey Square Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  38% off
Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 20 minutes from Southwark
Bermondsey Square Hotel offers a peaceful place to stay with its 80 bedrooms taking up one side of the traffic-free square. All rooms in this modern ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £44  35% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 20 minutes from Southwark
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Southwark

Near Southwark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Southwark
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Southwark
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Southwark
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Southwark

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Southwark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 6 minutes from Southwark
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Gallery Projects
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 7 minutes from Southwark
Before the Bermondsey Artists' Group (BAG) took over the cafe in the middle of Southwark Park it had fallen into disrepair. The building was completely renovated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dilston Grove
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 10 minutes from Southwark
Set up by the Cafe Gallery Projects London, who also run the nearby Cafe Gallery in the centre of Southwark Park just a five-minute walk away, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Southwark

The best shops and markets near Southwark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Southwark
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Druid St Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Druid Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from Southwark
A short stroll from those two other bustling food markets, Borough and Maltby Street, Druid St Market is a weekly food market in Bermondsey ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coleman Coffee Roasters
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Southwark
Wake up on a Saturday morning and smell the freshly roasted coffee at Coleman Coffee Roasters, a small batch coffee roastery at No. 55 Stanworth Street ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Southwark

What are the best dining options near Southwark London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simplicity
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 5 minutes from Southwark
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simplicity
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 5 minutes from Southwark
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lilly's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
75 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 6 minutes from Southwark
Extremely popular local diner in the American style, with child-friendly service, excellent steaks, delicious side orders and an atmosphere of contented enjoyment. Lilly's supports local traders ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Southwark

Near Southwark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 miles from Southwark
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.1 miles from Southwark
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 36 minutes from Southwark
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Southwark

Southwark gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Southwark
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 20 minutes from Southwark
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 23 minutes from Southwark
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Southwark

The best pubs near London Southwark.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 6 minutes from Southwark
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 10 minutes from Southwark
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Southwark
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Southwark

Southwark clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Printworks
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 12 minutes from Southwark
In the halls that once housed the printing presses for the Metro and Evening Standard, The Printworks has created a soundproofed warehouse, custom-made for clubbing. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 14 minutes from Southwark
The team behind the Grand Union bars have now ventured into new territory with the opening of Trade Union. Located in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Studio Spaces
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 14 minutes from Southwark
A state-of-the-art photographic studio by day, club by night, Studio Spaces E1 is home to respected electronic clubnight organisers The Hydra. The fully-licensed venue in the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Southwark

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Southwark.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 7 minutes from Southwark
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Southwark
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Southwark
... More
 
 
 
 

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ProseccoFest UK
Foodie Events | Until 17th December 2017 

Tobacco Dock 13 minutes walk from Southwark

With festive season and fizz going hand in hand, the Prosecco Festival comes to Tobacco Dock at the perfect time ...More

Christmas by the River
Christmas by the River
Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2018 

London Bridge 15 minutes walk from Southwark

One of London's most picturesque festive markets, Christmas by the River is back for its fourth year in 2017. Taking ...More

 
Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

The Bridge Theatre 17 minutes walk from Southwark

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy set in 1850 London, where ...More

 
The Box of Delights
The Box of Delights
Seasonal | Until 6th January 2018 

Wilton's Music Hall 17 minutes walk from Southwark

National treasure Matthew Kelly and West End star Josefina Gabrielle appear in an enchanting reworking of The Box of Delights, ...More

 
Eis Haus Alpine Pop Up
Leisure | Until 3rd January 2018 

The Scoop at More London 19 minutes walk from Southwark

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Eis Haus at Christmas By The River
Eis Haus at Christmas By The River
Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2018 

More London 19 minutes walk from Southwark

Carved out of real ice, the Eis Haus has a stylish interior kept at a chilly minus three degrees C ...More

 
Tower of London Ice Rink
Tower of London Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2018 

Tower Of London 20 minutes walk from Southwark

Nestled in the rounded hollow of the dry moat, the Tower of London's ice rink area forms a wonderfully festive ...More

 
Sail with Santa
Sail with Santa
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2017 

Tower Millennium Pier 21 minutes walk from Southwark

City Cruises invites you to meet Santa while sailing down the Thames this Christmas. During the one-hour cruise from Tower ...More

 

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The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

From July 2018, Sam Mendes directs the epic story of Lehman Brothers from its beginning in 1844 to its end 163 years later. Few will forget the scenes of bankers leaving in 2008, their personal ...More

Exit the King
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

This July at the National, Patrick Marber directs his own adaptation of Ionesco's dark comedy, Exit the King, starring Rhys Ifans as the King opposite Indira Varma as Queen with designs by Anthony Ward....More

The Divide
Theatre | From 1st February 

Old Vic Theatre

Brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a dystopian regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love and insurrection in the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama. This tale for ...More

English National Ballet: Voices Of America
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

English National Ballet return to Sadler's Wells in 2018 with a mixed bill of American-style neo-classic ballet. Voices of America brings together works from three generations of American ...More

Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

Burne-Jones
Burne-Jones
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents London's first comprehensive retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones in 40 years, showcasing 150 ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | From 11th October 

Tate Modern

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

Tate Modern

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Exhibitions | From 2nd May 

Tate Modern

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The Way Of The World
The Way Of The World
Theatre | From 29th March 

The Donmar Warehouse

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London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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