Southwark

 
 
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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.

 

LondonTown.com - Southwark Location Map

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Southwark on LondonTown.com

 
London for Lovers

Borough Market Southwark Street, SE1 1TJ Get your Valentine's weekend off to a sumptious start with a trip to Borough Market on Saturday 11th February. The market...

 
 
July in London 2012

Martin Creed's Work No 1197: All the Bells St Mary-Le-Bow Church, EC2V 6AU 27th July 2012 Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed invites everyone to join in the...

 
 
August in London 2012

Carnaval del Pueblo Burgess Park, SE5 0RJ 19th August 2012 This loud, colourful Carnaval del Pueblo fiesta of all things Latin American, now in its 13th year, is...

 
 
September in London 2012

Twelfth Night Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, SE1 9DT 22nd September 2012 - 15th October 2012 The Globe welcomes back its first artistic director, Mark Rylance, whose stunning performance in...

 
 
London Carols & Services

Southwark Cathedral Carols & Services Southwark Cathedral, SE1 9DA 1st December 2011 - 25th December 2011 Southwark Cathedral's popular candlelit carol services take place on the...

 
 
London Calendar 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Southwark

Near Southwark
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  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
 
 
 
Think Tower Bridge London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  34% off
4 Maltings Place, SE1 | 18 minutes from Southwark
Cut costs by catering for yourself when you stay at the Think Apartments in SE1 - clean, modern accommodation in a chic warehouse conversion or a ... More
 
 
 
Think Bermondsey Street London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £75  30% off
190 Bermondsey Street, SE13TQ | 19 minutes from Southwark
Located on trendy Bermondsey Street (the entrance is the alleyway next to Bermondsey Kitchen), these Think apartments come as one-bed studios or twins - two double ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Southwark

Near Southwark
Now On
Earth To Echo
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st Jul 2014 at 11.10am, 1.30pm, 4pm, 6.15pm and 8.30pm
Surrey Quays Odeon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 | 10 minutes from Southwark
Best friends Alex, Munch and Tuck are devastated when a highway construction project tears apart their community of Clark County, Nevada, forcing the lads and their ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Guardians Of The Galaxy
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Thursday 31st July 2014 at 12.30pm, 3.20pm, 6.10pm and 9pm
Surrey Quays Odeon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 | 10 minutes from Southwark
Abducted from his parents as a child and raised by thieves, gung-ho American pilot Peter Quill is content to gallivant around the far reaches of space. ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Hercules 3D
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st Jul 2014 at 3.50pm and 8.45pm
Surrey Quays Odeon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 | 10 minutes from Southwark
Greek demigod Hercules completes his 12 mythical labours, which include slaying a hydra, capturing the Cretan Bull and defeating hellhound Cerberus, which guards the entrance to ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Southwark

Near Southwark
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shortwave Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 20 minutes from Southwark
Shortwave films, a company whose primary objective was to promote emerging film and video artists, have set up this independent cinema in Bermondsey Square. As you'd ... 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
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
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
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simplicity
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 5 minutes from Southwark
... More
 
 
 
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
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2.1 miles from Southwark
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... 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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, SE5 | 28 minutes from Southwark
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art £1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Southwark

Southwark clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Southwark
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 20 minutes from Southwark
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 25 minutes from Southwark
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 10 minutes from Southwark
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... 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
 
 
 
 

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Sites Of Collective Memory
Exhibitions | Until 10th August 2014 

Cafe Gallery Projects 7 minutes walk from Southwark

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Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

Design Museum 16 minutes walk from Southwark

Despite having died penniless and having built relatively little in his lifetime, Louis Kahn (1901-1974) remains one of the most ...More

 
Daniel Weil: The Art of Design
Daniel Weil: The Art of Design
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Design Museum 16 minutes walk from Southwark

Argentine-born, London-based designer Daniel Weil has made a name for himself with art pieces such as the 1981 'Bag Radio' ...More

 
Designs of the Year 2014
Designs of the Year 2014
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2014 

Design Museum 16 minutes walk from Southwark

Now in its seventh year, the Design Museum's annual Designs of the Year awards have become a much anticipated feature ...More

 
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Design Museum 16 minutes walk from Southwark

The anglepoise lamp is just one of the archetypal designs celebrated in the Design Museum's Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things, ...More

 
Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 30th July 2014 

Tower Bridge Exhibition 17 minutes walk from Southwark

Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points ...More

 
Books About Town: Riverside Trail
Books About Town: Riverside Trail
Kids Events | Until 15th September 2014 

City Hall 19 minutes walk from Southwark

This summer you can find 50 Books About Town benches dotted around London - an inspired idea and ...More

 
Get Fit For Free
Sporting Events | Until 27th August 2014 

The Scoop at More London 19 minutes walk from Southwark

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The Scoop at More London Free Festival
The Scoop at More London Free Festival
Theatre | Until 26th September 2014 

The Scoop at More London 19 minutes walk from Southwark

The Scoop at More London, next to City Hall, is a huge open air amphitheatre next to the Thames, making ...More

 
Live Jazz
Concerts | Until 24th September 2014 

Del'Aziz 20 minutes walk from Southwark

A showcase of jazz musicians....More

 
 
 
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