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

The nearest station to Swan Mead is Borough Tube Station which is about 12 minutes to the North West.

Swan Mead is in the London area of Southwark.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Borough Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
12 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Bermondsey Square Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  41% off
Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 3 minutes from Swan Mead
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  28% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 12 minutes from Swan Mead
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £32  34% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 16 minutes from Swan Mead
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Swan Mead

Near Swan Mead
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Ann Veronica Janssens
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th September to 12th November 2017 - Various Times
Swan Mead, 144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Mead
The first extensive solo exhibition of Janssens' work in the UK, exploring spatio-temporal experience and the limits of perception through precise installation and minimal sculpture....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Cerith Wyn Evans
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th September to 12th November 2017 - Various Times
Swan Mead, 144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Mead
Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More
 
 
 
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Damian Ortega: Play Time
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th September to 12th November 2017 - Various Times
Swan Mead, 144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Mead
Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Swan Mead

Near Swan Mead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shortwave Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Swan Mead
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Swan Mead
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Swan Mead
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Swan Mead

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Swan Mead
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White Cube Bermondsey
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Mead
Jay Jopling's third - and largest - White Cube art gallery in London is located on Bermondsey Street and set in a former 1970s warehouse. At ... More
 
 
 
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St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
193 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Mead
The church of St Mary Magdalen in Bermondsey once formed part of Bermondsey Abbey which was founded in the 8th century. While the ... More
 
 
 
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Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Swan Mead
The fashionista behind the Fashion and Textile Museum is Zandra Rhodes, the colourful designer who won the Designer of the Year award in 1972 and in ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Swan Mead

The best shops and markets near Swan Mead
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Bermondsey Square Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Swan Mead
What started in 1855 as a place to trade with impunity (ie stolen goods bought here didn't have to be returned) is now the busy weekly ... More
 
 
 
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Lassco RBK
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Southwark, London SW8 | 8 minutes from Swan Mead
Salvage bathrooms. A fantastic place to shop for very cheap bathroom fittings, or very expensive ones that are affordable having been rescued by the Lassco crew. ... More
 
 
 
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Maltby Street Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Maltby Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Swan Mead
With Borough Market getting more and more popular, some vendors have opened up shop underneath the railway arches at nearby Maltby Street. More of an informal ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Swan Mead

What are the best dining options near Swan Mead London?
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Tower Tandoori
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
74-76 Tower Bridge Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 1 minute from Swan Mead
... More
 
 
 
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M Manze
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
87 Tower Bridge Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 1 minute from Swan Mead
Traditional pie and mash shop for takeaway or eat in, established in 1902. Serving traditional pie and mash along with eels (jellied or stewed) in authentic ... More
 
 
 
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Del Aziz, Bermondsey
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
11 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Swan Mead
Located in the modern development of Bermondsey Square, this branch of Del'Aziz, a Moroccan / Mediterranean cafe-cum-deli, has an unusual feature: a glass floor which gives ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Swan Mead

Near Swan Mead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 2 miles from Swan Mead
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Swan Mead
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 35 minutes from Swan Mead
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Swan Mead

Swan Mead gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 9 minutes from Swan Mead
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
Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Swan Mead
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Swan Mead
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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Pubs near Swan Mead

The best pubs near London Swan Mead.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Swan Mead
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Swan Mead
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Swan Mead
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Swan Mead

Swan Mead 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 | 8 minutes from Swan Mead
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 | 8 minutes from Swan Mead
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
Nine Lives
London > Nightlife > Bars
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Swan Mead
The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night Bermondsey Street cocktail bar. Set in a Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Swan Mead

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Swan Mead.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Swan Mead
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 17 minutes from Swan Mead
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
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Swan Mead
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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The Wipers Times
The Wipers Times
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Richmond Theatre 3 minutes walk from Swan Mead

Following a sold-out tour in 2016, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman's The Wipers Times transfers to the Richmond Theatre this ...More

 

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Dead Dolls House Halloween Party
Dead Dolls House Halloween Party
Seasonal | On 28th October 

The Dolls House Islington

Following on from the Dinner Party on Friday ...More

 
Halloween at Sky Garden
Halloween at Sky Garden
Seasonal | On 27th October 

Sky Garden

Adding another fear factor to Halloween, Sky Garden is taking the occasion to horrifying new ...More

 
The Quarter of Curiosity Shop
The Quarter of Curiosity Shop
Exhibitions | From 17th October 

Carnaby Newburgh Quarter

Open for a limited time this Halloween, The ...More

 
Club De Fromage Halloween Special: Zombies Ate My Dance Floor
Club De Fromage Halloween Special: Zombies Ate My Dance Floor
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

O2 Academy Islington

Known for their extravagant and silly fancy dress ...More

 
Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Film Events | From 25th October 

Mercato Metropolitano

Following on from the festive Winter Night Garden ...More

 
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Dining 

Combining restaurant and butcher, Macellaio RC doesn't shy ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | From 26th October 

The Queen Of Hoxton

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop ...More

 
The Dark Room
The Dark Room
Theatre | From 8th November 

Theatre 503

Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room comes to Theatre503 for its UK premiere. Transferring from ...More

 
Megan's by the Green
Megan's by the Green
Dining 

A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Dining 

Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold, known for their ...More

 
Frog by Adam Handling
Frog by Adam Handling
Dining 

The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
Yamagoya
Yamagoya
Dining 

Yamagoya, specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London on The ...More

 
Olle
Olle
Dining 

DIY is 'de rigueur' at Olle, a Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown where you do ...More

 
Lambeth Fireworks
Lambeth Fireworks
Seasonal | On 4th November 

Brockwell Park

In 2017 Lambeth Council's annual Fireworks display at Brockwell Park takes on 'A Night at ...More

 
The Store Studios
Attractions 

Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Dining 

The largest pizzeria from Pizza Pilgrims James and ...More

 
West India Quay
West India Quay
Attractions 

A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area ...More

 
Acosta Danza
Acosta Danza
Dance | From 27th September 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their ...More

 
Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
Article 

Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
Article 

A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
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Kidult thrill seekers looking for an adrenaline ...More

 
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Best Activities for Children in London
Best Activities for Children in London
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Children bouncing off the ceiling? Little ones got ...More

 
Best Small Museums in London
Best Small Museums in London
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London's collection of small museums devoted to the ...More

 
 
 
 
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