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 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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London's Best Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Upper Ground

Near Upper Ground
Mondrian London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £185  32% 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
 
 
 
Novotel London Blackfriars
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  26% off
46 - 49 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Upper Ground
With London's South Bank, Tate Modern and St Paul's Cathedral all within close proximity, the Novotel London Blackfriars is within easy reach of a number of ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Blackfriars
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £54  27% off
49 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Upper Ground
ibis London Blackfriars is located in London's Southwark - Waterloo neighbourhood and close to Tate Modern, Old Bailey, and Royal Courts of Justice - Law Courts. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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 1st February 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Made in Dagenham
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th October 2014 to 28th March 2015
Adelphi Theatre, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 12 minutes from Upper Ground
Gemma Arterton stars as Rita in Made in Dagenham, a musical drama directed by Rupert Goold and based on the 2010 hit British film which tells ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Upper Ground

Near Upper Ground
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 3 minutes from Upper Ground
Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed on 23rd February 2013, the Dorfman Theatre will see the site redeveloped, with a greater capacity, more comfortable ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Upper Ground
With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image Maximum), ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Upper Ground
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Upper Ground

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Upper Ground
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Upper Ground
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project Bankside
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65a Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Upper Ground
Dr Jules Wright, founder and owner of The Wapping Project, has opened up a second gallery space - the Wapping Project Bankside. Located next to Tate ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Upper Ground

The best shops and markets near Upper Ground
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute 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
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Upper Ground

What are the best dining options near Upper Ground London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gourmet Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Upper Ground, Gabriels Wharf, SE1 | 1 minute from Upper Ground
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Upper Ground

Near Upper Ground
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 19 minutes from Upper Ground
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Upper Ground

Upper Ground gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Upper Ground
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Galadari
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crowne Plaza London - The City Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 8 minutes from Upper Ground
A penthouse-inspired restaurant and bar with a stunning 88 metre rooftop terrace Galadari offers diners Japanese food and show-stopping views of St Paul's, No. 1 Blackfriars, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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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Great Britain
Great Britain
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Richard Bean, best known for farcical hit 'One Man, Two Guvnors', has penned Great Britain, a topical drama about the ...More

 
Polly Stenham: Hotel
Polly Stenham: Hotel
Theatre | Until 2nd August 2014 

National Theatre 3 minutes walk from Upper Ground

A new play by 'That Face' writer Polly Stenham, Hotel comes to The Shed from 31st May. In this tropical ...More

 
A Streetcar Named Desire
A Streetcar Named Desire
Theatre | Until 19th September 2014 

The Young Vic 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Gillian Anderson plays Blanche DuBois in a Young Vic staging of Tennessee Williams' classic 1947 play this summer. In A ...More

 
The Events
The Events
Theatre | Until 2nd August 2014 

The Young Vic 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

David Greig's "quiet, moving drama", chosen by Guardian theatre critic Lyn Gardner as the number 1 play of 2013, returns ...More

 
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
Concerts | On 2nd August 2014 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Traditional Italian ensemble. With support from Mae Trio....More

Organ Symposium
Concerts | On 2nd August 2014 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Southbank collaborates with the British Institute of Organ Studies and the Royal College of Organists to present a programme of ...More

Cantina: LIMBO
Cantina: LIMBO
Dance | Until 17th August 2014 

London Wonderground Spiegeltent 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Back by popular demand, LIMBO returns to London Wonderground with its impressive blend of heart-stopping illusions, meticulous manoeuvres and breath ...More

 
Pinhole Camera: Workshop
Exhibitions | On 2nd August 2014 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Have a go at pinhole photography....More

Festival of Love
Festival of Love
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Upper Ground

Love in all its guises is celebrated in the summer-long Festival of Love at the Southbank Centre. Different types of ...More

 
 
 
 
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