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Southwark, Southwark, London SE16
 
 

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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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Family Friendly Events in London

This summer Giffords Circus comes to town, new musical the Wind in the Willows starts in the West End and English National Ballet adapts...

 
 
London Outdoor Film Screenings

Don't let the lovely summer weather and long days stop you pursuing your favourite hobby of watching films. With a number of parks, roofs...

 
 
The Proms

Jarvis Cocker, Sir Tom Jones, Sir Simon Rattle and the first ever Proms performance at The Tanks at the Tate are just four of the...

 
 
Top London Attractions for Families

From Madame Tussauds to the London Dungeon, London has some great attractions for families. Find out where to take the kids on the weekends and...

 
 
London Calendar 2017

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  29% 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  27% 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 £47  37% 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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The Pavone Quartet
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 3rd September 2017 - 11am
Southwark, 82 Saint Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, SE16 | 4 minutes from Southwark
The ensemble performs works by Vaughan-Williams and Frank Bridge, inspired by their connections to London and the riverside....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Tide Line Thames: A Collaborative Light Projected Installation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st to 30th September 2017 - 2pm-5pm
Southwark, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, SE16 | 6 minutes from Southwark
A collaborative installation of light projected imagery for the Thames Tunnel Shaft of the Brunel Museum by Anne Krinsky and Tom Pearman....More
 
 
 
On Soon
As You Like It
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Tuesday 5th September 2017 - 7pm
Southwark, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, SE16 | 6 minutes from Southwark
Bicycle-powered all-female troupe Handle Bards presents Shakespeare's romantic comedy, telling the story of two lovers forced into exile in the Forest Of Arden with riotous amounts ...More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
One Tower Bridge, 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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?
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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
... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Common & Garden: A Bermondsey Artists's Group Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2017 

Cafe Gallery Projects 7 minutes walk from Southwark

A range of artworks which explores togetherness and is inspired by Ada Salter's establishment of the beautification committee in Aouthwark ...More

London Bridge City Summer Festival
London Bridge City Summer Festival
Entertainment | Until 31st August 2017 

London Bridge 15 minutes walk from Southwark

London's largest free festival, the London Bridge City Summer Festival transforms the iconic riverside location into a summer hub of ...More

 

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Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters And Bellboys
Exhibitions | From 19th October 

Somerset House

New exhibition Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys looks at the artist's fascination with the staff of French hotels and restaurants, attired in boldly coloured uniforms. Over a ...More

Hassan Hajjaj: La Caravane
Exhibitions | From 5th October 

Somerset House

This October, Somerset House hosts a homecoming exhibition on British-Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj. The exhibition will showcase his vibrant fusion of contemporary cultures, which he has picked up ...More

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Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

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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

Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Exhibitions | From 15th November 

National Gallery

The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland. Upon visiting Finland Gallen-Kallela fell in ...More

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