Upper Ground

 
 
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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.

 

LondonTown.com - Upper Ground Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Waterloo 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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London Events 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through 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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    Mondrian London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £109  41% 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 £67  25% 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
     
     
     
    Crowne Plaza London The City
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  22% off
    19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 8 minutes from Upper Ground
    Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Upper Ground

    Near Upper Ground
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 11 minutes from Upper Ground
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
     
     
     
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    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
    Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 12 minutes from Upper Ground
    Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
     
     
     
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    The Importance Of Being Earnest
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June to 7th November 2015
    Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, WC2R | 12 minutes from Upper Ground
    David Suchet, best known for his role as the precise Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, purses his lips as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's razor-sharp satire on ...More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Upper Ground

    Near Upper Ground
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    Rambert
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    99 Upper Ground, 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
     
     
     
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    Curzon Mondrian
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    20 Upper Ground, 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
     
     
     
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    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
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    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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    The Hayward Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Upper Ground
    The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... 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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    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, SE1 | 1 minute from Upper Ground
    Italian Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    Pret A Manger
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    58 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Upper Ground
    Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Upper Ground

    Near Upper Ground
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, 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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Career Energy
    London > Education > Careers 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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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 18 minutes from Upper Ground
    Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
     
     
     
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    Leisure near Upper Ground

    Upper Ground gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Agua Bathhouse and Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, 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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Upper Ground
    Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... 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, 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
    This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... 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, 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
    Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Belvedere Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from Upper Ground
    Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... 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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    Beyond Caring
    Beyond Caring
    Theatre | Until 16th May 2015 

    Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed) 3 minutes walk from Upper Ground

    This piece on the "emotional fallout of minimum-wage lives is quietly devastating" said Lyn Gardner in The Guardian when Alexander ...More

     
    Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
    Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
    Theatre | Until 22nd June 2015 

    National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Upper Ground

    Caryl Churchill's impassioned drama about a group of rebels, preachers, soldiers and dissenters, who go into battle for the heart ...More

     
    Rules For Living
    Rules For Living
    Theatre | Until 8th July 2015 

    National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 3 minutes walk from Upper Ground

    Stephen Mangan joins a cracking cast of Deborah Findlay, Miles Jupp and Maggie Service in Sam Holcroft's comedy Rules for ...More

     
    Stephen Hough
    Concerts | On 28th April 2015 

    Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

    The internationally celebrated pianist performs some of Debussy's best-loved piano works alongside Chopin's four fantastical Ballades....More

    Paula Rego: Rego Retold
    Exhibitions | Until 3rd May 2015 

    Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

    Carcanet writer Owen Lowery's poetic responses to the work of artist Paula Rego....More

    Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath
    Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

    Somerset House 8 minutes walk from Upper Ground

    Site-specific installation, sculpture, painting and film by the British artist....More

    Eye Presents: Sound Image Process With Tomato: Talk
    Exhibitions | On 28th April 2015 

    Somerset House 8 minutes walk from Upper Ground

    With graphic design John L Walters....More

    Artist-Led Workshops: Spring 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 29th April 2015 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Upper Ground

    Develop your knowledge and understanding of art....More

    Adventures in Wonderland
    Adventures in Wonderland
    Kids Events | Until 31st August 2015 

    The Vaults, Arch 233 9 minutes walk from Upper Ground

    Further to the main adult show, Alice's Adventures Underground, the Vaults under Waterloo will also host a children's production in ...More

     
    Alice's Adventures Underground
    Alice's Adventures Underground
    Theatre | Until 30th August 2015 

    The Vaults, Arch 233 9 minutes walk from Upper Ground

    Les Enfants Terribles present an immersive, theatrical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in the Vaults deep underneath Waterloo ...More

     
     
     
     
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