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Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  29% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Charles Dickens
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
 
 
 
CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  23% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 2 minutes from Charles Dickens
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  37% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Nearest to Charles Dickens
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 13 minutes from Charles Dickens
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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 13 minutes from Charles Dickens
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Dining near Charles Dickens

Near Charles Dickens
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Union Street Cafe
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Charles Dickens
Classical North Italian cooking is the fare at the Union Street Cafe, a Borough restaurant owned by Gordon Ramsay (and, for a short time at least, ... More
 
 
 
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Macellaio RC - Union Street
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Union Yard Arches, SE1 | 1 minute from Charles Dickens
With two successful London restaurants already to his name Roberto Costa adds a third Macellaio RC , in the redeveloped Union Yard Arches. Known for ... More
 
 
 
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OXBO Bankside
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Charles Dickens
Using British produce from nearby Borough Market, Paul Bates (formerly of The Beaumont and Intercontinental Park Lane hotels, executive chef of OXBO ... More
 
 
 
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Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th October 2017 to 28th January 2018
Charles Dickens, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
Russian-born conceptual artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, known for their pioneering large-scale environments and installations, are the subject of a retrospective at Tate Modern this October. ...More
 
 
 
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Ilya And Emilia Kabakov: Not Everyone Will Be Taken Into The Future
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th October 2017 to 28th January 2018 - Various Times
Charles Dickens, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
Tracing the early paintings, drawings, albums and installations primarily exploring themes of a failed utopia by Ilya Kabakov to the collaborative projects made with Emelia in ...More
 
 
 
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Mini Picture Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st December 2017 to 21st January 2018 - Various Times
Charles Dickens, 48 Hopton Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Charles Dickens
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Near Charles Dickens
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Charles Dickens
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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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Sights and Attractions near Charles Dickens

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Charles Dickens
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Charles Dickens
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Charles Dickens

The best shops and markets near Charles Dickens
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Charles Dickens
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 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Education near Charles Dickens

Near Charles Dickens
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Charles Dickens
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 | 17 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 20 minutes from Charles Dickens
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
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Charles Dickens
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
 
 
 
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 10 minutes from Charles Dickens
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Charles Dickens

The best pubs near London Charles Dickens.
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Charles Dickens
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Mc & Sons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Charles Dickens
Very much a family affair, with roots in Ireland, Mc & Sons is an Irish boozer serving Thai food. ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Charles Dickens
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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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Charles Dickens
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Charles Dickens
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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Meeting venue hire near Charles Dickens

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Charles Dickens.
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
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 | 8 minutes from Charles Dickens
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 Charles Dickens
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 1 minute walk from Charles Dickens

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

Barnum
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Menier Chocolate Factory 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Gordon Greenberg directs a revival of the razzle dazzle musical, which charts the rise of the greatest showman on Earth, ...More

Red Star Over Russia
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Propaganda posters, prints and photographs from collection of photographer and graphic designer David King (1943-2016). Includes work by El Lissitzky, ...More

Ilya And Emilia Kabakov: Not Everyone Will Be Taken Into The Future
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Tracing the early paintings, drawings, albums and installations primarily exploring themes of a failed utopia by Ilya Kabakov to the ...More

Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

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 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

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

Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Tate Modern looks at the dramatic history of Russia and the Soviet Union through the eyes of artists, designers and ...More

 
Modigliani
Modigliani
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

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 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

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

 
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Russian-born conceptual artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, known for their pioneering large-scale environments and installations, are the subject of a ...More

 

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Valentine's Day at the Museum of Brands
Seasonal | From 10th February 

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

This Valentine's, enjoy 2for1 admission at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. The venue is offering the deal to anyone who brings date between February 10th to ...More

St. Valentine's Day at The Zetter
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Zetter Hotel

The Zetter Hotel in Clerkenwell invites you and your better half to indulge in a decadent seven-course tasting menu this Valentine's Day. Being served in Club Zetter, the ...More

Tidy Up
Tidy Up
Theatre | From 16th February 

Southbank Centre

A work by the charming Peutetre Theatre company about chaos and order for children....More

 
Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Queen Of Hoxton

Head to the cosy Moroccan WigWam sitting atop The Queen of Hoxton this Valentine's Day for Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust. Celebrating feminine wit and desire, the ...More

The Potato Puppet Playground
The Potato Puppet Playground
Kids Events | From 17th February 

The CentrE17

The humble potato becomes the root of spud-related ...More

 
Valentine's DIY Porn Workshop
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Book Club

Things are getting raunchy at The Book Club this Valentine's Day with the DIY Porn Workshop. For those who have always wanted to create a naughty home movie ...More

The CentrE17
Entertainment 

CentrE17 is a vibrant performance venue in Walthamstow, run by the community, for the community....More

Little Mochi Man
Little Mochi Man
Theatre | On 3rd February 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Mixing modern and traditional Japanese forms of storytelling and inspired by the traditions of Shogatsu ...More

 
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Theatre | From 10th February 

Southbank Centre

A storytelling experience complete with puppetry, original music ...More

 
Social Bingo Academy
Social Bingo Academy
Sporting Events | On 27th January 

180 Arlington Road

Having already pioneered bingo for young people with Rebel Bingo, the same team now present ...More

 
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Exhibitions | From 8th February 

The gallery@oxo

This February, Facebook presents its first real-world exhibition, ...More

 
The Coach Makers Arms
The Coach Makers Arms
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The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
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An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
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Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
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Wildflower
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The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
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Real Ale, Maida Vale
Real Ale, Maida Vale
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London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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