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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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  28% 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  33% 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 £72  40% 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

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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd October to 16th December 2018 - Various Times
Union Street, 171 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
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Pack Of Lies
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th to 17th Nov 2018 - Various Times
Union Street, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
Hugh Whitemore's 1980 play based on a true story concerning US spies the Krogers, who in the early 1960s passed secrets to the Russians from a ...More
 
 
 
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Brass
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st October to 24th November 2018 - Various Times
Union Street, 229 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Union Street

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
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The Goldsmith
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
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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.
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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
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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
 
 
 
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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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Flat Iron Square: Alpine Village
Flat Iron Square: Alpine Village
Foodie Events | Until 2nd January 2019 

Flat Iron Square 3 minutes walk from Union Street

Conifer trees, a canopy of lights, two bandstands and heated areas give Flat Iron Square a winter makeover. Nestled amongst ...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

Theatre in the Clouds
Theatre in the Clouds
Theatre | Until 31st January 2019 

Shangri-La Hotel London 10 minutes walk from Union Street

Hosted by luxury theatre company Revels in Hand, who present private theatre shows for the ultra-rich, Theatre in the Clouds ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 14th November 2018 

The Shard 13 minutes walk from Union Street

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 13 minutes walk from Union Street

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

 
Poppies: Weeping Window
Poppies: Weeping Window
Exhibitions | Until 18th November 2018 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 13 minutes walk from Union Street

After capturing the nation's imagination back in 2014 with their poignant display Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at ...More

 

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Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of My Memory
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Tate Modern

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Parliament Square

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Novikov Restaurant & Bar

At Mayfair Christmas Market shoppers can browse stalls full of festive gifts and stocking fillers ...More

 
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Foodie Events | From 19th November 

Burlington Arcade

Ollie Dabbous' Michelin starred Hide Restaurant and Hedonism ...More

 
St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
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Seasonal | On 15th November 

St James's Market

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Orrery: Les Alpes
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Seasonal | From 15th November 

Orrery

Perched atop the roof of the converted stable block that houses Orrery, the Marylebone restaurant ...More

 
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Seasonal | On 31st December 

Henrietta Hotel

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