Union Street  

 
 
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Union Street, Southwark, SE1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Union Street is Borough Tube Station which is about 5 minutes to the South East.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Borough Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2019

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2019. From January 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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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  22% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £118  41% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £62  29% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Union Street

Near Union Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Christian Marclay: The Clock
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th September 2018 to 20th January 2019
Union Street, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
See Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at Tate Modern this autumn. Twenty-four hours long, the mesmerising piece is a montage of thousands of film and ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
The Clock
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th to 20th Jan 2019 - Various Times
Union Street, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
Marclay's film installation is a montage of thousands of film and television images of clocks, edited together so they show the actual time....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Anni Albers
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th October 2018 to 27th January 2019
Union Street, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work of Anni Albers. One of the world's leading textile artists and ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Union Street

Near Union Street
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bunker
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
An Off-West End theatre housed in a former underground parking garage in London Bridge, The Bunker is a small 110-seater studio theatre used ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Union Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Union Street
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Union Street

The best shops and markets near Union Street
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Union Street

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Caravan Bankside
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
The Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
New Zealand trio, Miles Kirby, Laura Harper-Hinton and Chris Ammermann, the team behind the independent Caravan coffee shops in Exmouth Market and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
... More
 
 
 
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The Goldsmith
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Union Street

Near Union Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Union Street
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 | 18 minutes from Union Street
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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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 22 minutes from Union Street
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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Leisure near Union Street

Union Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Union Street
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
Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Union Street
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 11 minutes from Union Street
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 Union Street

The best pubs near London Union Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mc & Sons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
Very much a family affair, with roots in Ireland, Mc & Sons is an Irish boozer serving Thai food. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Union Street

Union Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Union Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Union Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 11 minutes from Union Street
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
 

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Jerwood Solo Presentations 2019
Exhibitions | Until 10th March 2019 

Jerwood Space 1 minute walk from Union Street

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Fiddler On The Roof
Theatre | Until 9th March 2019 

Menier Chocolate Factory 3 minutes walk from Union Street

Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th century Imperial Russia in the ...More

Arthur Miller's An Enemy Of The People
Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

The Union Theatre 3 minutes walk from Union Street

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The Clock
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Union Street

Marclay's film installation is a montage of thousands of film and television images of clocks, edited together so they show ...More

Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Union Street

A free, year-long exhibition at Tate Modern, Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33 explores German art in the period ...More

 
Hyundai Commission: Tania Bruguera
Hyundai Commission: Tania Bruguera
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Union Street

Cuban artist Tania Bruguera has been chosen as the next artist to create a site specific art work for Tate's ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Union Street

See Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at Tate Modern this autumn. Twenty-four hours long, the mesmerising piece is a ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Union Street

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work of Anni Albers. One of ...More

 
Macbeth
Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Union Street

Robert Hastie, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, directs this production of Shakespeare's sinister Scottish play staged at the Sam Wanamaker ...More

The Time Travellers' Ball
The Time Travellers' Ball
Theatre | Until 17th February 2019 

The Buzz 6 minutes walk from Union Street

This November, theatrical experience The Time Travellers' Ball opens new venue The Buzz, London's first ever purpose-built immersive theatre venue. ...More

 

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Don McCullin
Exhibitions | From 5th February 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents a comprehensive retrospective of legendary British photographer Don McCullin with a display of his most powerful images from the past 60 years. Following the publication of his photograph of a local gang, ...More

Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | From 8th February 

Adelphi Theatre

Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere ...More

 
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
Theatre | From 9th February 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's ...More

 
Art Night 2019
Art Night 2019
Exhibitions | On 22nd June 

Walthamstow Town Square

Art Night, the late night free contemporary art festival which runs from 6pm into the ...More

 
Peter Gynt
Peter Gynt
Theatre | From 27th June 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

James McArdle, star of Platonov and Angels in America, takes the title role in David ...More

 
Tree
Tree
Theatre | From 29th July 

The Young Vic

Taking you on a musical journey in search of the soul and the spirit of ...More

 
The Trick
The Trick
Theatre | From 19th February 

Bush Theatre

Before going on tour across the country, the world premiere of Eve Leigh's The Trick ...More

 
Brick Wonders
Brick Wonders
Exhibitions | From 16th February 

Horniman Museum

More than 50 LEGO models are brought together at the Horniman Museum for the new ...More

 
Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
Exhibitions | From 13th February 

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery presents the first-ever exhibition outside ...More

 
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
Exhibitions | From 8th February 

London Transport Museum

The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019 displays 100 ...More

 
SpiceBox
SpiceBox
Dining 

Grace Regan's all-vegan curry house specialises in meat-free versions of Indian classics....More

 
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The Millennium Hotel in Mayfair, closed in July 2018, reopens in spring 2019 as The ...More

 
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Lincoln Plaza London
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A new build block among the high rises of Canary Wharf, Lincoln Plaza London is ...More

 
Lucknow Social
Dining 

Neighbourhood Indian restaurant from Dhruv Mittal and the team behind DUM Biryani....More

Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus
Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus
Dining 

In the city where the first Hard Rock ...More

 
Boki Seven Dials
Boki Seven Dials
Dining 

Serving Allpress coffee and natural teas by day, cocktails and craft beer, Boki is an ...More

 
Darcie & May Green
Darcie & May Green
Dining 

It's hard to miss Darcie & May, two colourful canal boats designed by the godfather ...More

 
Royal Wharf Pier
Royal Wharf Pier
Transport 

Jutting out into the Thames like the British seaside piers of old, Royal Wharf Pier ...More

 
Best New Openings in London in 2019
Best New Openings in London in 2019
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A pool in the sky, a former magistrates ...More

 
A.O.K Kitchen & Bakery
A.O.K Kitchen & Bakery
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The debut restaurant, bar and bakery from Kelly Landesberg, this opulent Marylebone bakery takes inspiration ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

 
 
 
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