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Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £74† 27% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Central
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £99† 30% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £92† 26% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
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Alternative Buses nearest London Central

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First
London > Travel > Buses
London Buses (C.D.L), Freepost Lon7503, Southwark, London SE16 | 2.1 miles from London Central
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Stagecoach London
London > Travel > Buses
2-4 Clements Road, IG1 | 8.7 miles from London Central
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Metroline
London > Travel > Buses
118-122 College Road, HA1 | 11.2 miles from London Central
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Travel near London Central

Near London Central
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Central
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 10 minutes from London Central
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from London Central
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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Events near London Central

Near London Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
A Christmas Carol
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 23rd November 2019 to 18th January 2020
London Central, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
Paterson Joseph (who has starred in the Peep Show and Green Wing) fills the shoes worn by Stephen Tompkinson and Rhys Ifans before him, playing the ...More
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4000 Miles
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 6th April to 23rd May 2020
London Central, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
Olivier Award-winning actress Eileen Atkins and rising star Timothée Chalamet, whose recent film credits include Little Women and The King, star in Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles ...More
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London Concert Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 14th December 2019 at 12.30pm and 4.15pm
London Central, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
Jonathan Cohen conducts a programme of seasonal music and carols, with singer Louis Dearman and London Concert Chorus....More
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Entertainment near London Central

Near London Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every stage ... More
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
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Sights and Attractions near London Central

The best museums, galleries, attractions near London Central
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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Central
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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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
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
Southbank Centre Beach
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Queens Walk, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre brings the beach to ... More
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Shopping near London Central

The best shops and markets near London Central
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Konditor
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
Konditor specialises in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, the first ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
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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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Central
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
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Restaurants near London Central

What are the best dining options near London Central London?
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Bangalore Express Waterloo
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
103-105 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
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The Fire Station
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
Modern British cuisine ... More
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Waterloo Bar and Kitchen
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
131 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
International cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
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Education near London Central

Near London Central
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from London Central
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 14 minutes from London Central
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 16 minutes from London Central
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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Leisure near London Central

London Central gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Central
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Central
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
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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Pubs near London Central

The best pubs near London London Central.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
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 | 3 minutes from London Central
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke of Sussex
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Baylis Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Central
Part of Hippo Inns, The Duke of Sussex overlooking Waterloo Millennium Green gives locals a warm and welcoming place to enjoy ... More
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Nightlife near London Central

London Central clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
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, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
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Meeting venue hire near London Central

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near London Central.
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
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 | 6 minutes from London Central
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 | 7 minutes from London Central
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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She Ventures And He Wins
Theatre | Until 14th December 2019 

The Young Vic 2 minutes walk from London Central

Director Sasha Milavic Davies and composer Joseph Atkins revise Ariadne's controversial 17th-century drama about women tired of dealing with affairs ...More

Fairview
Theatre | Until 18th January 2020 

The Young Vic 2 minutes walk from London Central

The Frasier family gathers for Grandma's birthday but preconceptions are quickly shattered in the UK premiere staging of Jackie Sibblies ...More

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 18th January 2020 

Old Vic Theatre 2 minutes walk from London Central

Paterson Joseph (who has starred in the Peep Show and Green Wing) fills the shoes worn by Stephen Tompkinson and ...More

 
Red Palace
Red Palace
Theatre | Until 12th January 2020 

The Vaults 6 minutes walk from London Central

Following on from last year's Divine Proportions, Shotgun Carousel return to The Vaults with another immersive experience, this time presenting ...More

 
Cinderella
Theatre | Until 12th January 2020 

The Vaults 6 minutes walk from London Central

Jimmy Fairhurst directs this immersive collaboration between award-winning theatre company Not Too Tame and acclaimed writer Luke Barnes, transplanting all ...More

The Ocean at the End of the Lane
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Theatre | Until 25th January 2020 

National Theatre: Dorfman 6 minutes walk from London Central

Staging a modern fairytale for those aged 12 and above, the National Theatre adapts Neil Gaiman's 2013 novel, The Ocean ...More

 
My Brilliant Friend
My Brilliant Friend
Theatre | Until 18th January 2020 

National Theatre 6 minutes walk from London Central

April De Angelis' adaptation of Elena Ferrante's bestselling novel is re-worked for the Olivier Theatre following a sell-out run at ...More

 
'Master Harold'... and the boys
'Master Harold'... and the boys
Theatre | Until 17th December 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 6 minutes walk from London Central

A semi-autobiographical play by Tony Award-winning playwright Athol Fugard, 'Master Harold'... and the boys comes to the National Theatre this ...More

 
Bridget Riley
Bridget Riley
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

The Hayward Gallery 6 minutes walk from London Central

Best known for her visually arresting Op art, 87-year-old British artist Bridget Riley is the subject of a major retrospective ...More

 
Dazzle Contemporary Jewellery Selling Exhibition
Dazzle Contemporary Jewellery Selling Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2020 

The gallery@oxo 6 minutes walk from London Central

If you're looking for something special and sparkly this Christmas, you might want to take a trip to the annual ...More

 

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Elizabeth McGovern and Nigel Lindsay reprise their roles in Yasmina Reza's award-winning God of Carnage ...More

 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

As part of its 70th anniversary season, English ...More

 
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