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South Bank, South Bank, Southwark, London SE1
 
 

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

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

South Bank is in the London area of South Bank.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

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

Car Parks

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

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London's Best Events 2019

Discover what's on in London 2019 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2019 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Sea Containers London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | On South Bank
London landmark Sea Containers House, situated between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars Bridge on the South Bank, was transformed into the Mondrian London in 2014 before ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £64  22% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
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 £92  27% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 6 minutes from South Bank
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 South Bank

Near South Bank
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Hansard
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd August to 24th October 2019
South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
A new play by Simon Woods, Hansard is a witty and devastating portrait of the governing class. Set on a summer's morning in 1988, it sees ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
'Master Harold'... and the boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st September to 17th December 2019
South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
A semi-autobiographical play by Tony Award-winning playwright Athol Fugard, 'Master Harold'... and the boys comes to the National Theatre this September. Set in 1950s apartheid South ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
The Antipodes
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st October to 23rd November 2019 - Various Times
South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker directs the UK premiere of her own drama about the art of storytelling set around a table, where a group of ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near South Bank

Near South Bank
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | On South Bank
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
Rambert
London > Entertainment > Theatres
99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Bank
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
HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from South Bank
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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near South Bank

The best museums, galleries, attractions near South Bank
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from South Bank
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Bank
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
One Blackfriars
London > Attractions > Sights
1-16 Blackfriars Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Bank
Shortlisted for the 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards before it was even completed, One Blackfriars - or 'The Vase' - ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near South Bank

The best shops and markets near South Bank
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 | 1 minute from South Bank
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
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from South Bank
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 | 7 minutes from South Bank
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 South Bank

What are the best dining options near South Bank London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sea Containers
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | On South Bank
Titled Sea Containers after the landmark building's original name, the restaurant within the Sea Containers London combines "the best of England and America" in a restaurant ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyld Afternoon Tea, Sea Containers London
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | On South Bank
Take a step back in time with Sea Containers London's 1970s Wyld Afternoon Tea, which gives a nod to the original Platner designed Sea Containers in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Oxo Tower, Wharf Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from South Bank
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Education near South Bank

Near South Bank
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from South Bank
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
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from South Bank
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 > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 13 minutes from South Bank
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 South Bank

South Bank gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | On South Bank
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
Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from South Bank
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
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from South Bank
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 South Bank

The best pubs near London South Bank.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from South Bank
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
Doggett's Coat and Badge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Blackfriars Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from South Bank
Functional, multi-purpose pub whose saving grace is its excellent Southbank location and views of the river. Doggett's Coat and Badge could hardly be described as a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near South Bank

South Bank clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lyaness
London > Nightlife > Bars
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | On South Bank
Pioneering mixology maestro Ryan Chetiyawardana shook the industry as hard as he shakes his cocktails in 2018 when he announced the closure of his ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from South Bank
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
The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from South Bank
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near South Bank

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near South Bank.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from South Bank
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 | 5 minutes from South Bank
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
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from South Bank
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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'Master Harold'... and the boys
'Master Harold'... and the boys
Theatre | Until 17th December 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 5 minutes walk from South Bank

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

 
Hansard
Hansard
Theatre | Until 24th October 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 5 minutes walk from South Bank

A new play by Simon Woods, Hansard is a witty and devastating portrait of the governing class. Set on a ...More

 
Nam June Paik
Nam June Paik
Exhibitions | Until 9th February 2020 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

In what will be the UK's most comprehensive survey of the Korean artist's work, Tate Modern presents a major exhibition ...More

 
Dora Maurer
Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2020 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

The playful works of Dora Maurer come to Tate Modern this summer in what will be the first UK survey ...More

 
Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life
Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from South Bank

This summer, Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, whose 2003 weather project flooded the Turbine Hall with fake sunlight, returns to Tate ...More

 
Lex Amour
Concerts | On 18th October 2019 

Southbank Centre 9 minutes walk from South Bank

London-based rapper, DJ and producer....More

Novelist
Concerts | On 18th October 2019 

Southbank Centre 9 minutes walk from South Bank

The South London rapper and grime artist performs material from his debut album Novelist Guy and introduces his own choice ...More

Lungs
Lungs
Theatre | Until 9th November 2019 

Old Vic Theatre 9 minutes walk from South Bank

The Crown's leading royal couple, Claire Foy and Matt Smith, star in Duncan Macmillan's story about a couple who want ...More

 
London Literature Festival
London Literature Festival
Exhibitions | Until 27th October 2019 

Southbank Centre 9 minutes walk from South Bank

Tricky, Suede frontman Brett Anderson and broadcaster and novelist Elizabeth Day are at this year's London Literature Festival. Held over ...More

 
Costume at the National Theatre
Costume at the National Theatre
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2020 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 9 minutes walk from South Bank

Featuring costumes from Follies and Antony and Cleopatra, Costume at the National Theatre shows just some of the exquisite outfits ...More

 

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Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and part of the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous ...More

 
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14 Hills
14 Hills
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One floor below the public roof garden that crowns 120 Fenchurch Street, 14 Hills offers ...More

 
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
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Concerts | On 12th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
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Concerts | On 14th November 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
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Concerts | From 21st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
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Concerts | From 1st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
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Dance | From 14th November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following the success of ETM: Double Down, performed ...More

 
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Part of Peckham Market and located on the first floor of the Bussey Building, Tonkotsu ...More

 
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Emma Reynolds and Ken Yamada, the team behind the hugely popular pop-up restaurant Tsuru Sushi, ...More

 
Catford Mews
Catford Mews
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A buzzing cultural community space for South London, Catford Mews is home a multi-screen cinema, ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
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Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
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The Gate Restaurant St John's Wood follows on from the Hammersmith original serving innovative vegetarian cuisine with a far-reaching appeal....More

Mildreds Dalston
Dining 

Following on from the Soho original, which has become an institution since opening back in 1988, Mildreds now has three more branches across London, including this restaurant in Dalston....More

Mildreds King's Cross
Dining 

Following on from the Soho original, which has become an institution since opening back in 1988, Mildreds now has three more branches across London, including this restaurant in King's Cross. ...More

Halloween at King's Cross
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Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

Shining a light on the dance of the dead, the skeleton squad will rise from ...More

 
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The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
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Seasonal | From 28th October 

Roast

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Where's Wally: The Big Museum Hunt
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