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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
 
 
 
 

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...

 
 
What to do in London Throughout 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.

 
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    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
     
     
     
    The Bermondsey Square Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £42  24% off
    Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 20 minutes from Southwark
    Bermondsey Square Hotel offers a peaceful place to stay with its 79 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  27% 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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    Events near Southwark

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    Crossing The Bridge: The Sound Of Istanbul
    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Thursday 7th May 2015 - 11am
    Rotherhithe Sands Films Studios, 82 Saint Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, SE16 | 4 minutes from Southwark
    Documentary about the burgeoning Turkish music scene, which combines influences from the East and West to startling effect. Alexander Hacke, a member of the German band ...More
     
     
     
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    The Berliner (Berliner Ballade)
    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Tuesday 5th May 2015 - 8.30pm
    Rotherhithe Sands Films Studios, 82 Saint Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, SE16 | 4 minutes from Southwark
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    Home (Subtitled)
    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 1st to 7th May 2015
    Surrey Quays Odeon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 | 10 minutes from Southwark
    An extra-terrestrial race called the Boov invades Earth under the command of Captain Smek with a view to claiming the third rock from the sun as ...More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Southwark

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    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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    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
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
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    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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    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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    The Kernel Brewery
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    Arch 11, Dockley Road Industrial Estate, Southwark, London SE16 | 14 minutes from Southwark
    The Kernel Brewery is one of the most successful micro brewers in London and its rise has been meteoric with its beer winning awards and ... 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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    Simplicity
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 5 minutes from Southwark
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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

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    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
     
     
     
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    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.
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    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
     
     
     
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    Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
    London > Leisure >
    45 Prescot Street, 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
     
     
     
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    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.
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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.
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    Studio Spaces
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, 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
     
     
     
    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
     
     
     
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    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Southwark.
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    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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    Designs of the Year 2015
    Designs of the Year 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 16th August 2015 

    Design Museum 16 minutes walk from Southwark

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

     
    Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
    Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 5th May 2015 

    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

     
    Michael Armitage
    Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2015 

    White Cube Bermondsey 19 minutes walk from Southwark

    Contemporary paintings by the Kenya-born, London-based artist, presenting a visual iconography of the urban, rural, political and social landscapes of ...More

    Theaster Gates: Freedom Of Assembly
    Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2015 

    White Cube Bermondsey 19 minutes walk from Southwark

    Contemporary sculpture by the artist, exploring the relationship between art and life, and the power to catalyse social and economic ...More

    Tower Of London Tickets
    Tower Of London Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 5th May 2015 

    Tower Of London 20 minutes walk from Southwark

    With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of ...More

     
    Alastair Caplins Celtic Session
    Dance | Until 30th June 2015 

    Jamboree 21 minutes walk from Southwark

    A showcase of Celtic music....More

    Paradise Pill
    Concerts | On 5th May 2015 

    The George Tavern 21 minutes walk from Southwark

    The band plays energetic rock with support from The 1969 Club, Hayes & Y and Complete Radio Silence....More

    The View From The Shard Tickets
    The View From The Shard Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 5th May 2015 

    The Shard 22 minutes walk from Southwark

    London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More

     
    Argentinian Malbec - Amazing, Full-Bodied Red Wines
    Leisure | On 5th May 2015 

    Vivat Bacchus 24 minutes walk from Southwark

    The Vivat Bacchus Wine Club, founded in 2005 with events held every Monday evening at both our Farringdon and London ...More

    Nantucket Beach Club
    Nantucket Beach Club
    Foodie Events | Until 5th September 2015 

    Skylounge 25 minutes walk from Southwark

    Bringing a taste of the East Coast to London, rooftop bar Skylounge is hosting a Nantucket Beach Club pop-up this ...More

     
     
     
     
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