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 £89  25% 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 £98  29% 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 £67  25% 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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Now On
Redhed By Catherine Williams
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd to 28th Oct 2017 - Various Times
Union Street, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
 
 
 
Now On
Hidden Messages
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th October to 3rd November 2017 - 11am-6pm
Union Street, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Reverberate: Borough New Music Series 2
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 24th October 2017 - 1pm-2pm
Union Street, Borough High Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
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Entertainment 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
 
 
 
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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
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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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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
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Hidden Messages
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2017 

Menier Chocolate Factory 3 minutes walk from Union Street

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The Lie
Theatre | Until 18th November 2017 

Menier Chocolate Factory 3 minutes walk from Union Street

Lindsay Posner directs the English language world premiere of Florian Zeller's provocative drama, which has been translated by Christopher Hampton. ...More

Reverberate: Borough New Music Series 2
Concerts | On 24th October 2017 

St George The Martyr, Southwark 5 minutes walk from Union Street

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The Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX
The Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Union Street

Danish collective Superflex has been chosen to create this year's Hyundai Commission for Tate Modern's massive Turbine Hall. In the ...More

 
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Union Street

Russian-born conceptual artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, known for their pioneering large-scale environments and installations, are the subject of a ...More

 
Romantics Anonymous
Romantics Anonymous
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Union Street

Emma Rice directs her own adaptation of a swoonsome musical based on the French-Belgian film Les Emotifs Anonymes, about a ...More

 
Mendoza
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 8 minutes walk from Union Street

Los Colochos presents a fast-paced and blood-soaked ensemble production, relocating Shakespeare's Macbeth to Mexico's War of Independence in the early-19th ...More

Wings
Wings
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

The Young Vic 8 minutes walk from Union Street

The Young Vic presents the London premiere of Arthur Kopit's Wings starring Juliet Stevenson. Directed by Natalie Abrahami, it tells ...More

 
Dr Seuss's The Lorax
Dr Seuss's The Lorax
Theatre | Until 5th November 2017 

Old Vic Theatre 9 minutes walk from Union Street

A tree-chopping businessman known as The Once-ler meets his match in a gruff, moustachioed critter on a mission to protect ...More

 
Rhythmic Encounters
Exhibitions | On 24th October 2017 

Corsica Studios 13 minutes walk from Union Street

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Rose Wylie
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Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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