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Upper Ground, South Bank, Lambeth, London SE1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Upper Ground is Southwark Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the South East.

Upper Ground is in the London area of South Bank.

 

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Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Mondrian London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  38% off
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 3 minutes from Upper Ground
London landmark Sea Containers House, situated between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars Bridge on the South Bank, has been transformed into the Mondrian London, a luxury ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £68  42% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Upper Ground
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  38% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Upper Ground
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
 
 
 
 
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Much Ado About Nothing
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th and 21st to 26th Nov 2017 - Various Times
Upper Ground, Brad Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Upper Ground
Controlled Chaos Theatre Company pits Beatrice against Benedick as Shakespeare's rumbustious battle of the sexes draws blood against the backdrop of the Spanish Civil War in ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Anne Page
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 21st November 2017 - 7.30pm
Upper Ground, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from Upper Ground
The organist performs Bach's Der Kunst Der Fuge....More
 
 
 
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Now On
The Suppliant Women
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th to 25th November 2017
Upper Ground, 66 The Cut, SE1 | 6 minutes from Upper Ground
Directed by Ramin Gray, the Young Vic presents an adaptation of David Greig's classic story of Aeschylus, which was written 2,500 years ago and is one ...More
 
 
 
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Rambert
London > Entertainment > Theatres
99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Upper Ground
Founded by Marie Rambert in 1926, who was heavily influenced by her work with Diaghilev, Stravinsky and the Ballet Russes, Rambert dance company is one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Upper Ground
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Upper Ground
Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Upper Ground

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Upper Ground
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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Upper Ground
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun comes ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Upper Ground
Originally a power station, later a reprocessing plant owned by the Oxo Company, the bold, Art Deco Oxo Tower was marked out as ripe for demolition ... More
 
 
 
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One Blackfriars
London > Attractions > Sights
1-16 Blackfriars Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Upper Ground
Shortlisted for the 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards before it was even completed, One Blackfriars is a 170 metre high tower on London's Southbank where homes ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Upper Ground

The best shops and markets near Upper Ground
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Upper Ground
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Upper Ground
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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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Upper Ground
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Upper Ground

What are the best dining options near Upper Ground London?
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RSJ
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
13A Coin Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Upper Ground
French cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Gourmet Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Upper Ground, Gabriels Wharf, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Upper Ground
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Camino Bankside
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
5 Canvey Street, The Blue Fin Building, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Upper Ground
Camino tapas bar in the Blue Fin Building on Bankside - serving jamon, tapas, and brunch on weekends - comes from a small stable of Spanish ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Upper Ground

Near Upper Ground
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 8 minutes from Upper Ground
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from Upper Ground
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 14 minutes from Upper Ground
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 Upper Ground

Upper Ground gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Upper Ground
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Upper Ground
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
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Upper Ground
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Upper Ground

The best pubs near London Upper Ground.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Upper Ground
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Upper Ground
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Upper Ground
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Upper Ground

Upper Ground clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Upper Ground
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Upper Ground
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above your ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from Upper Ground
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Upper Ground

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Upper Ground.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Upper Ground
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Upper Ground
The greatest theatre in the world? Probably. Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Upper Ground
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 
 

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Barber Shop Chronicles
Barber Shop Chronicles
Theatre | Until 9th January 2018 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 3 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Following a hugely successful opening at the Dorfman Theatre in June, the Barber Shop Chronicles returns to the National Theatre ...More

 
Much Ado About Nothing
Theatre | Until 26th November 2017 

Waterloo East Theatre 4 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Controlled Chaos Theatre Company pits Beatrice against Benedick as Shakespeare's rumbustious battle of the sexes draws blood against the backdrop ...More

The Suppliant Women
The Suppliant Women
Theatre | Until 25th November 2017 

The Young Vic 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Directed by Ramin Gray, the Young Vic presents an adaptation of David Greig's classic story of Aeschylus, which was written ...More

 
Anne Page
Concerts | On 21st November 2017 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

The organist performs Bach's Der Kunst Der Fuge....More

Belief and Beyond Belief
Belief and Beyond Belief
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Professor Stephen Hawking opens the year-long Belief and Beyond Belief festival appearing at an exclusive event marking his 75th birthday ...More

 
Wintertime at Southbank Centre
Wintertime at Southbank Centre
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2018 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Wintertime at Southbank Centre, the last chapter in the year-long Nordic Matters, brings a Finnish Rooftop Sauna, ABBA-oke and the ...More

 
Darkness Visible
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

A participatory installation by Sam Winston which explores perception and spoken word....More

Saint George And The Dragon
Saint George And The Dragon
Theatre | Until 2nd December 2017 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 7 minutes walk from Upper Ground

For his National Theatre debut writer Rory Mullarkey brings the folk tale of wandering knight and freedom fighter Saint George ...More

 
Follies
Follies
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2018 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 7 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Imelda Staunton, Tracie Bennett and Janie Dee play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production of Stephen Sondheim and ...More

 
Exhibition of Paintings By Catherine Barnes And Prints By Daphne Casdagli
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

Bankside Gallery 7 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

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Christmas at The Cheesegrater
Christmas at The Cheesegrater
Seasonal | From 27th November 

Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

This November, London's newest Christmas market opens in ...More

 
Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Foodie Events | From 23rd November 

288 Old Street

The Last Days of Shoreditch pop-up returns with ...More

 
Butterscotch Bakery
Butterscotch Bakery
Dining 

Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea ...More

 
Londrino
Londrino
Dining 

Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
Indian Accent
Indian Accent
Dining 

The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
Camden Town Brewery, Enfield
Business 

In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
Dining 

An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
Veeno St Paul's
Veeno St Paul's
Drinking 

Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Drinking 

Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
Dining 

Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | From 24th January 

The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

Beginning
Beginning
Theatre | From 15th January 

Ambassadors Theatre

A new play by David Eldridge, Beginning invites the audience to be a fly on ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Dining 

Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Comedy | From 11th December 

Soho Theatre

Lastminute.com Best Newcomer nominee 2016, Jayde Adams is back with a new show and it's ...More

 
Elbow
Elbow
Concerts | On 7th March 

The O2 Arena

The Guy Garvey fronted four-piece from Bury who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2008 ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | From 4th January 

JuJu's Bar and Stage

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. ...More

 
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
Theatre | On 31st December 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Since finding a permanent home at the Bloomsbury ...More

 
Guilty Pleasures: NYE Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

KOKO

Having been their home for the past ten years, Guilty Pleasures presents its first ever New Year's Eve celebration at KOKO. One of the UK's biggest pop club ...More

La Soiree
La Soiree
Theatre | From 24th November 

Aldwych Theatre

The Olivier Award-winning La Soiree cabaret switches its spiegeltent for the West End this winter, ...More

 
January in London 2018
January in London 2018
Article 

Mary Stuart transfers to the West End where The Birthday Party gets an all-star ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
Article 

No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
Article 

Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
 
 
 
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