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Cardamom Bldg, Southwark, 31 Shad Thames, London SE1 2YR
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Located on London's famous Shad Thames, The Watch House coffee shop near Tower Bridge draws inspiration from the merchant history of the River Thames itself and the site's former life as a spice factory. Specialist teas and coffees, p orridge plus s weet and savoury pastries are served in a cafe where the floors are covered with acid stained polished concrete paving. A fully stocked bar and cosy, warmly lit booths make Tower Bridge a perfect night-time venue as well as a coffee shop, offering signature cocktails and a selection of British small plates. If you like what you see, you can find further branches of The Watch House in Bermondsey and Fetter Lane.


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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £63† 34% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 2.4 miles from The Watch House
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £71† 42% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 20 minutes from The Watch House
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Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 33 minutes from The Watch House
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
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2B More London, Riverside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Watch House
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The Watch House
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199 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Watch House
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
48 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 10 minutes from The Watch House
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Bengal Clipper
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Shad Thames, Butler's Wharf, Tower Bridge, Southwark, London SE1 | Same location as The Watch House
North Indian cuisine. Booking advised. Occasional live entertainment. ... More
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
31 Shad Thames, Southwark, London SE1 | Same location as The Watch House
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
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Zizzi - Shad Thames
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Cardamon Building, 31 Shad Thames, Southwark, London SE1 | Same location as The Watch House
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The Watch House, London, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Watch House
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Bridge Theatre
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3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Watch House
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The Queen's Walk Bridge City, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Watch House
Multi-purpose sunken outdoor amphitheatre next to London Bridge and Tower Bridge, next to City Hall on the South Bank of the Thames hosting films, theatre, music, ... More
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147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Watch House
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Watch House
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Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Watch House
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Watch House
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The Kiosk at Le Pont de la Tour
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 1 minute from The Watch House
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St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 4 minutes from The Watch House
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
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KaseSwiss
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
104 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Watch House
On Saturday mornings, from 9am to 2pm, Arch 104 on Druid Street is home to KaseSwiss, who sell a great selection of Swiss cheeses, and who ... More
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 15 minutes from The Watch House
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 26 minutes from The Watch House
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 29 minutes from The Watch House
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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MoreYoga Tower Bridge
London > Leisure >
7 Horselydown Lane, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Watch House
Two years after launching its first studio in 2016 MoreYoga, which has studios across London, added this Tower Bridge space. The 14th yoga studio from the ... More
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Watch House
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Watch House
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Watch House
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Watch House
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
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Loyal Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
171-173 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Watch House
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Watch House
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
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Nine Lives
London > Nightlife > Bars
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Watch House
The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night Bermondsey Street cocktail bar. Set in a Victorian ... More
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Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Watch House
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Watch House
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 7 minutes from The Watch House
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 10 minutes from The Watch House
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 

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