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 £58  32% 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 £91  41% 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 £35  36% 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
On Soon
Lucy Tomlins: Pylon And Pier
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st March to 24th September 2017
Swan Mead, 2 Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 3 minutes from Swan Mead
...More
 
 
 
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Josiah McElheny: The Crystal Land
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st March to 13th April 2017 - Various Times
Swan Mead, 144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Mead
Sculpture, painting, film, installation, photograms and posters made between 2008 and 2017, that visualise alternative histories of Modernism....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Bach To Baby Family Concert In Borough And London Bridge
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Friday 7th April 2017 - 10.30am-11.30am
Swan Mead, 193 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Mead
Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Swan Mead
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
 
 
 
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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
... More
 
 
 
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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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Pino Pascali
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Swan Mead

Mark Godfrey curates an exhibition of works by one of the most important 1960s Italian artists, who favoured using steel ...More

Wolfgang Tillmans
Wolfgang Tillmans
Exhibitions | Until 11th June 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Swan Mead

He started out in the early 1990s photographing clubbers for i-D magazine, in 2000 he won the Turner prize in ...More

 
Torn Papers And Walls Paper
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Swan Mead

Works by a selection of contemporary and abstract artists in response to the theme of Cities. Featuring work by Mark ...More

BMW Tate Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights
BMW Tate Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Swan Mead

A combination of installation, performance, film, video, sound, and talks over a period of ten days transforms the Tate Modern ...More

 
BMW Tate Live: Dear Guests...
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Swan Mead

In March 2017 Tate Modern presents the first in a sequence of annual Live Exhibitions. This new exhibition format is ...More

Gerhard Richter
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Swan Mead

The group of six paintings, named after the avant-garde composer John Cage, are the outcome of several layers of painting ...More

Between Man And Matter
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Swan Mead

Works providing an insight into the affinities between artists working in Japan, Europe and the United States, many of whom ...More

Texture And Photography
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Swan Mead

Works bringing together three different approaches to the relationship between form and texture in photography from three distinct moments in ...More

Artist Room: Louise Bourgeois
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Swan Mead

Provocative sculptures, drawings and writing of an autobiographical nature, addressing universal experiences such as birth, death, love, loss and fear....More

Hyundai Commission: Philippe Parreno
Hyundai Commission: Philippe Parreno
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Swan Mead

The French avant-garde artist transforms the Turbine Hall into an immersive experience, stimulating visitors' senses with choreographed acoustics, lighting, flying ...More

 

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Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
Dining 

Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
Vintage Borough
Vintage Borough
Dining 

Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
parlez
parlez
Dining 

Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
Lupins
Lupins
Dining 

Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Drinking 

Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
Dining 

Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
Dining 

Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

Quartieri
Quartieri
Dining 

Kilburn pizza restaurant comes from the guys who set up the famous Trianon Vomero pizzeria ...More

 
Radici
Radici
Dining 

An authentic Italian trattoria in Islington from celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Sartoria ...More

 
Festival Embassy
Festival Embassy
Concerts | On 25th March 

The House Of St Barnabas

In the lead up to Bestival, The House of St Barnabas has partnered with the ...More

 
Mercer & Co
Mercer & Co
Dining 

Serving salt beef and cocktails in Islington's Chapel Market....More

 
Race Horse Company: Around
Race Horse Company: Around
Theatre | From 13th April 

Jacksons Lane Theatre

Charming circus show from the Finnish company....More

 
Prosecco Springs
Prosecco Springs
Foodie Events | From 14th May 

Oval Space

London already has festivals dedicated to wine, beer and coffee and now it's the turn ...More

 
Your East End
Your East End
Kids Events | Until 19th March 

Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands invites Londoners to explore what the East End means to ...More

 
Robotics Easter Challenge
Robotics Easter Challenge
Kids Events | From 17th April 

National Army Museum

This Easter head to the newly reopened National Army Museum and see if you can ...More

 
The Poetry Brothel
The Poetry Brothel
Theatre | On 18th March 

The Betsey Trotwood

Offering more than just poetry, the Poetry Brothel is a unique and immersive event that ...More

 
Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Business Events | On 18th March 

British Library

This March, the British Library explores the historic ...More

 
All About Piano! Festival
All About Piano! Festival
Concerts | From 2nd May 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano ...More

 
The Piano Brothers
The Piano Brothers
Concerts | On 2nd April 

Cine Lumiere

The closing act of this year's All About Piano! festival....More

 
Betroffenheit
Betroffenheit
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Crystal Pite and actor-playwright Jonathon Young join forces to examine the ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
Article 

Make the most of your precious time ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
Article 

Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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