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The Grand Union  

 
 
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111 Kennington Road, Southwark, London SE11 6SF
 
 
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Sun to Thu 11.30am-1am, Fri & Sat 11.30am-3.30am
 

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The Grand UnionThere are several pubs dotted around town all called The Grand Union - and all of them owned by the same group, Canyon Entertainment Ltd. - set up by Adam Marshall and Adam Saword. Their six London sites are: Camden, Brixton, Twickenham, Islington, Kentish Town and Kennington. Each serves up a reliable formula of burgers and salads, beers and cocktails, in a comfy sofa-surrounded setting. The original Grand Union at 102-104 Camden Road backs onto the Grand Union Canal - hence the name, adopted by the other bars. The real highlight at this Kennington branch is a fabulous south-facing decked roof terrace taking up the entire flat roof of the pub and big enough to hold a hundred.

 

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Lambeth North Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  38% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  36% off
6 Hercules Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
With attractions such as the London Eye and London Aquarium on its doorstep as well as Covent Garden and the West End just a short walk ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  33% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 10 minutes from The Grand Union
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from The Grand Union
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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th May to 29th September 2019 - 10am-6pm
The Grand Union, Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
The Vaults is a multi-disciplinary arts space located in underneath Waterloo station. The space features 30,000 sq ft of accessible, flexible and delectable Victorian brickwork ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 10 minutes from The Grand Union
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
82 kennington road, Lambeth, London SE11 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
6 Hercules Rd, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 23 minutes from The Grand Union
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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London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 27 minutes from The Grand Union
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 4 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Grand Union
Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 15 minutes from The Grand Union
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