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Caravan Bankside New Zealand trio, Miles Kirby, Laura Harper-Hinton and Chris Ammermann, the team behind the independent Caravan coffee shops in Exmouth Market and on Granary Square, have a third site: the 140-cover Caravan Bankside, a stone's throw from the Tate Modern extension and housed on the ground floor of the old Metal Box Factory. Not just good for coffee - though that is their strength - Caravan is known for its all-day food menus, pizzas, daily bakes and a globally-inspired menu. Breakfast and weekend brunch feature many of the signature dishes that Caravan does so well like baked eggs with tomato pepper ragout and Jalapeno corn bread French toast. The all-day menu (served from noon through to late dinner) includes globally-inspired options such as hot chilli crab claw and farmers cheese, pickled green walnuts and honey. Take a seat at the custom-made marble-topped bar where a weekly changing 'House Cocktail' and 'House Juice' is served from vintage milk pails at the end of the bar.

 

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Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
3 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  28% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan 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  29% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Caravan 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  36% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Caravan 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
 
 
 
 
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Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
7 Canvey Street, The Blue Fin Building, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
This branch of Leon is a great find, tucked away behind Tate Modern in IPC media's headquarters, The Blue Fin Building. Once you've fed the soul ... More
 
 
 
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Where the Pancakes Are
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Flat Iron Square, 85a Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
The brainchild of Dutch woman Patricia Trijbits, popular pop-up and street food trader Where The Pancakes Are can be found in Flat Iron Square near Borough ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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
 
 
 
 
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Hixter Bankside
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
16 Great Guildford Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Caravan Bankside
First Mark Hix brought us Tramshed in Shoreditch then Hixter (now HIX City) came to the City. Both restaurants - where the choice is chicken or ... More
 
 
 
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Tsuru
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
4 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Sushi boxes and fresh Japanese food is prepared by on-site chefs using ethically-sourced produce at this Bankside cafe. Yellowfin tuna is line caught and Scottish salmon ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Located just behind the Tate Modern is Viva Verdi, a little piece of Italy in London. This prosciutto and wine bar offers fresh Parma specialities and ... More
 
 
 
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Barnum
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th November 2017 to 3rd March 2018
Caravan Bankside, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Gordon Greenberg directs a revival of the razzle dazzle musical, which charts the rise of the greatest showman on Earth, 19th century circus supremo PT Barnum, ...More
 
 
 
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All's Well That Ends Well
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th January to 3rd March 2018
Caravan Bankside, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 5 minutes from Caravan Bankside
After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining of Shakespeare's drama All's Well That ...More
 
 
 
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The Captive Queen
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd February to 4th March 2018 - Various Times
Caravan Bankside, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 5 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Barrie Rutter, Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides, directs a bold reimagining of John Dryden's Restoration drama about an ageing Emperor, his Governor and two fratricidal sons, ...More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
 
 
 
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The Bunker
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
An Off-West End theatre housed in a former underground parking garage in London Bridge, The Bunker is a small 110-seater studio theatre used ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Caravan 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
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan 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
 
 
 
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan 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
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 18 minutes from Caravan 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
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 21 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Caravan Bankside
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 11 minutes from Caravan Bankside
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Caravan Bankside
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Mc & Sons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Very much a family affair, with roots in Ireland, Mc & Sons is an Irish boozer serving Thai food. ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan 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
 
 
 
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Caravan Bankside
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Caravan Bankside
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Caravan 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
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Caravan 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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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 10 minutes from Caravan 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
 
 
 
 
 

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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards
Exhibitions | Until 11th March 2018 

Jerwood Space 2 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

New work by Alejandra Carles-Tolra, Sam Laughlin and Lua Ribeira exploring the themes of death, belonging and the fragility of ...More

Modigliani
Modigliani
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 4 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of ...More

 
The Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX
The Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 4 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Danish collective Superflex has been chosen to create this year's Hyundai Commission for Tate Modern's massive Turbine Hall. In the ...More

 
Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 4 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Migration, alternative energy and the power of global capital are just some of the motives behind the highly engaging, visual ...More

Artist Rooms: Bruce Nauman
Exhibitions | Until 24th July 2018 

Tate Modern 4 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Multimedia, installations and sculpture spanning the career of the influential American artist, whose work focuses on perception, spatial relationships, human ...More

All's Well That Ends Well
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 5 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining ...More

Winter
Theatre | Until 24th February 2018 

The Young Vic 9 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

John Fosse's drama in which an ordinary businessman meets a volatile stranger in a park. Directed by Genesis Award winner ...More

Angry
Theatre | Until 10th March 2018 

Southwark Playhouse 9 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Georgie Henley and Tyrone Huntley perform the series of five gender-neutral monologues on subjects as diverse as refugees, millennial anger, ...More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 12 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 12 minutes walk from Caravan Bankside

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 

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Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

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Returning to Olympia London for its second year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together ...More

 
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Professor Brian Cox presents The Planets
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Barbican Centre

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London Sinfonietta
Concerts | On 24th March 

Kings Place

The London Sinfonietta performs pieces by Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky and Henry Cowell in an exploration of Albert Einstein's 'thought experiments' on the space-time continuum. The influence of Einstein's ideas took music in ...More

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The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
Coraline
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Concerts | From 29th March 

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Daniel Kramer directs his first opera since becoming English National Opera's artistic director in August 2016, a new production of romantic tragedy La traviata starring Claudia Boyle as ...More

English National Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Concerts | From 1st March 

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