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Bankside, London SE1 9TG
 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2020

Discover what's on in London 2020 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2020 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £65  36% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
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
 
 
 
CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  28% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fleet Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Holborn, London EC4A | 12 minutes from Bankside
Once the thriving hub of Britain's newspaper publishing industry, Fleet Street now plays host to some very historic pubs, beautiful old churches and large financial buildings, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 17 minutes from Bankside
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elephant Park
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
8B Sayer Street, SE17 | 21 minutes from Bankside
Centred around a two acre park in south London - the largest new green space in central London for 70 years - ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Bankside

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bankside
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Bankside
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern: The Tanks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Bankside
A dramatic new development at Tate Modern, we got our first glimpse inside The Tanks in summer 2012 - revealed as part of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Bankside

Near Bankside
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Steve McQueen
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th February to 11th May 2020
Bankside, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | Same location as Bankside
He's the only UK artist to have won both the Turner Prize and an Oscar, and in spring 2020 '12 Years a Slave' filmmaker Steve McQueen ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Dora Maurer
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th August 2019 to 5th July 2020
Bankside, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | Same location as Bankside
The playful works of Dora Maurer come to Tate Modern this summer in what will be the first UK survey of the Hungarian artist. Part of ...More
 
 
 
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Indecent
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th March to 9th May 2020 - Various Times
Bankside, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
A group of artists risk their careers and lives to perform Sholem Asch's highly controversial play The God Of Vengeance in the European premiere staging of ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Bankside

Near Bankside
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bankside

The best shops and markets near Bankside
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... 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 | 7 minutes from Bankside
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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Restaurants near Bankside

What are the best dining options near Bankside London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe 2 (Tate Modern)
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Second floor, Tate Modern, Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Bankside
A brasserie at Tate Modern. It's really good! No really, given the lack of choice around here you might expect average to good food at extortionate ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Level Seven
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Bankside
Extremely swish International Cuisine in a magnificent setting looking out over the Blade of Light bridge, the Thames and the centre of town. This superior eaterie ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Bankside
With one of the best views over London, an eclectic menu based around carefully sourced, seasonal food together with an innovative wine list, the restaurant on ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Bankside

Near Bankside
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 15 minutes from Bankside
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
Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 16 minutes from Bankside
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 Bankside

Bankside gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Agua Spa London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Spa within Sea Containers London. Bringing a new concept ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 8 minutes from Bankside
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
Marlborough Sports Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
27 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside
Marlborough Sports Garden is an outdoor sports venue located very close to London Bridge in central London. Facilities include an all-weather ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Bankside

The best pubs near London Bankside.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Doggett's Coat and Badge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Blackfriars Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside
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
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mc & Sons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside
Very much a family affair, with roots in Ireland, Mc & Sons is an Irish boozer serving Thai food. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Bankside

Bankside clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 5 minutes from Bankside
... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Bankside

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bankside.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Bankside
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Bankside
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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