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Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  27% 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
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  40% 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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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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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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The Boy Friend
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2019 to 7th March 2020 - Various Times
Charles Dickens, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Charles Dickens
Young ladies attending Madame Dubonnet's finishing school in the south of France burst into song in the first major London revival of Sandy Wilson's musical for ...More
 
 
 
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Voices In The Dark: Notes To The Forgotten She Wolves
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th February 2020 - 7.30pm
Charles Dickens, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 6 minutes from Charles Dickens
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
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Everything I Ever Wanted To Tell My Daughter About Men
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Thursday 20th February 2020 - 8pm
Charles Dickens, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 6 minutes from Charles Dickens
This staged reading of a black comedy by Lorien Haynes, directed by Tara Fitzgerald, traces a woman's relationship history backwards, exploring the impact of sexual assault, ...More
 
 
 
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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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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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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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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 9 minutes from Charles Dickens
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
 
 
 
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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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Marlborough Sports Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
27 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Charles Dickens
Marlborough Sports Garden is an outdoor sports venue located very close to London Bridge in central London. Facilities include an all-weather ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Spa London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers 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 Spa within Sea Containers London. Bringing a new concept ... 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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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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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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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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Dora Maurer
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Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2020 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

The playful works of Dora Maurer come to Tate Modern this summer in what will be the first UK survey ...More

 
Steve McQueen
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Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2020 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

He's the only UK artist to have won both the Turner Prize and an Oscar, and in spring 2020 '12 ...More

 
Dora Maar
Dora Maar
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2020 

Tate Modern 5 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

The Surrealist artist and photographer Dora Maar, lover to Pablo Picasso for eight or nine years, is celebrated as an ...More

 
Everything I Ever Wanted To Tell My Daughter About Men
Theatre | On 20th February 2020 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

This staged reading of a black comedy by Lorien Haynes, directed by Tara Fitzgerald, traces a woman's relationship history backwards, ...More

Endgame
Endgame
Theatre | Until 28th March 2020 

Old Vic Theatre 8 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe take to The Old Vic stage this January to star in Samuel Becket's Endgame. Oscar-nominated ...More

 
Maragrita Balanas - Hattori Foundation Early Evening Concert
Concerts | On 20th February 2020 

1901 Arts Club 9 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

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The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Theatre | Until 19th March 2020 

Gatsby's Drugstore 10 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

The UK's longest running immersive theatre show, The Great Gatsby, adapted and directed by Alexander Wright, has been staged in ...More

 
The Welkin
The Welkin
Theatre | Until 23rd May 2020 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 12 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Maxine Peake returns to the National for the first time since 2002 to star in Lucy Kirkwood's new play, The ...More

 
Death Of England
Theatre | Until 7th March 2020 

National Theatre: Dorfman 12 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

Black Mirror and Hedda Gabler actor Rafe Spall returns to the National Theatre this winter to star in Clint Dyer ...More

Nevin Aladag: Fanfare
Nevin Aladag: Fanfare
Exhibitions | Until 13th April 2020 

The Hayward Gallery 13 minutes walk from Charles Dickens

This February, the Hayward Gallery presents Nevin Aladag's first UK solo show, Fanfare. Staged in the gallery's HENI Project Space, ...More

 

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Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up. Shazia ...More

 
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Serpentine Sackler Gallery

At the intersection of design, contemporary art and research, Italian design duo Formafantasma examines the ...More

 
Richard Alston Dance Company: Final Edition
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Hamlet
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National Theatre: Dorfman

An energetic retelling of Hamlet for eight to 12 year olds, this hour-long introduction to ...More

 
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Pop Brixton

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London Dog Week
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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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Chop'd is a good salad, soup and breakfast place where food is freshly made each ...More

 
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Barbican Art Gallery

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Dulwich Picture Gallery

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