Union Street

ADDRESS
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 3 minutes to the South .

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Borough Tube Station
3 minutes walk
London Bridge Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

London Bridge Railway Station
6 minutes walk
Elephant & Castle Railway Station
12 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Union Car Parks
2 minutes walk
Snowsfields NCP
4 minutes walk

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THE BEST

Hotels near Union Street

Near Union Street
Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £292† 40% off
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £63† 23% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 8 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
The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £24† 41% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from Union Street
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 Union Street

Near Union Street
Today Only
The Creative Bubble - Superhero Art Pop Up Gallery + Movie!
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Wednesday 28th January 2015 - 6pm-11pm
Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Today Only
The View From The Shard Tickets
London > Events > Attraction †Dates: 1st February 2013
The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Union Street
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
High Society
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 30th April to 22nd August 2015
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 14 minutes from Union Street
Maria Friedman directs this latest production of the Cole Porter musical, High Society, staged at the Old Vic in the round, in which the socialite Tracy ...More
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Entertainment near Union Street

Near Union Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roxy Bar & Screen
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as well ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Jellyfish Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August through ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 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
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Sights and Attractions near Union Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Union Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... 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 | 3 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
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Restaurants near Union Street

What are the best dining options near Union Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Christopher's Inn
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
121 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
A traditional English pub on the vibrant Borough High Street, St Christopher's Inn serves fresh and flavourful food created with the finest produce from nearby Borough ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tas
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
72 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
Turkish cuisine. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Menier Chocolate Factory Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
The menu at this Chocolate Factory has no golden eggs or endlessly chewable bubble gum on it and, on the night we went anyway, there were ... More
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Education near Union Street

Near Union Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 24 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 28 minutes from Union Street
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 29 minutes from Union Street
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... 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, SE1 | 6 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
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 7 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Union Street
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 Union Street

The best pubs near London Union Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
... More
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Nightlife near Union Street

Union Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
, The Breakfast Club, SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rake
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Union Street
Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... 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
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 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 Bridge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Weston Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Union Street
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 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

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Assassins
Assassins
Theatre | Until 7th March 2015 

Menier Chocolate Factory 2 minutes walk from Union Street

Jamie Lloyd directs Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's musical about the various men and women who have attempted - sometimes ...More

 
Sonia Delaunay
Sonia Delaunay
Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015 

Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

The first UK retrospective to assess the breadth of Sonia Delaunay, a key figure in the Parisian avant-garde who became ...More

 
Sigmar Polke: Alibis
Sigmar Polke: Alibis
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2015 

Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

Hailed as "one of the best shows MoMA has ever done" by The Guardian when it opened in New York ...More

 
Richard Tuttle: Commission
Exhibitions | Until 6th April 2015 

Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

A newly commissioned fabric sculpture by American sculptor and poet Richard Tuttle fills Tate Modern's vast Turbine Hall from 14th ...More

Conflict, Time, Photography
Conflict, Time, Photography
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

Taking place to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, this exhibition at Tate Moden concerns the relationship between ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 28th January 2015 

The Shard 9 minutes walk from Union Street

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

 
Christian Marclay
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

White Cube Bermondsey 12 minutes walk from Union Street

Works on paper and canvas exploring the relationship between image and sound by referencing comic book onomatopoeia, together with performances ...More

Bull
Bull
Theatre | Until 7th February 2015 

The Young Vic 12 minutes walk from Union Street

After his success with Charles III in 2014, Mark Bartlett now brings his play Bull to the London stage. Originally ...More

 
Lodge d'Argent
Lodge d'Argent
Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2015 

Coq d'Argent 13 minutes walk from Union Street

No ski lift required to get to Lodge d'Argent, a traditional French chalet-inspired space on the skyscraper terrace ...More

 
 

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February in London 2015
February in London 2015

Maxine Peake, Ralph Fiennes and Juliet Stevenson make February 2015 a strong month for new theatre in London. Beatles ...More

 
London 2015: New Openings
London 2015: New Openings

The Sky Garden atop the Walkie Talkie, a new art gallery from Damien Hirst and Biblioteka, a new £15 ...More

 
Peace Direct: Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee
Peace Direct: Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee
Theatre | On 8th February 2015 

Bush Hall

Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee and Meera Syal speak the words of people who have made huge sacrifices (sometimes ...More

 
Artful Badger's Love & Lightning Valentine's Ball
Exhibitions | 13th February 2015 - 14th February 2015 

The Vaults, Arch 233

After the success of the Arts of Hearts Ball in 2014, the Artful Badger collective once again present a Valentine's ...More

Handa's Surprise
Handa's Surprise
Kids Events | On 21st February 2015 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Handa is taking seven delicious fruits as a surprise - but seven different animals have seven very different ideas. Travel ...More

 
The Candlelight Club's St Valentine's Day Ball
The Candlelight Club's St Valentine's Day Ball
Theatre | On 14th February 2015 

Secret Location

Clandestine pop-up cocktail bar the Candlelight Club is hosting a special Valentine's Day ball. Taking place in a 1920s ballroom, ...More

 
Ripley's After Dark
Theatre | On 13th February 2015 

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum London

Freaky museum Ripley's Believe It Or Not! is hosting an After Dark special this Valentine's eve. Taking place on Friday ...More

Harringay Local Store
Harringay Local Store
Opened 12th January 2015 

Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two ...More

 
The Tommy Tucker
The Tommy Tucker
Opened January 2015 

Award-winning chef Claude Compton, together with Jim Morris and George McCabe - the team behind critically acclaimed neighbourhood restaurant Claude's ...More

 
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Opened 5th January 2015 

High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) ...More

 
 
 
 
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