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Kennington Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Oval Tube Station
 
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Vauxhall Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  29% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 9 minutes from Franklins
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
 
 
 
Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £126  34% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 9 minutes from Franklins
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  36% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 12 minutes from Franklins
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
 
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Pharmacy 2
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 | 9 minutes from Franklins
Eighteen years after the first Pharmacy, the seen-and-be-seen restaurant of the late '90s, Damien Hirst opens Pharmacy 2, buddying up with ... More
 
 
 
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Brunswick House
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
30 Wandsworth Road, Battersea, London SW8 | 13 minutes from Franklins
An elegant Georgian mansion "oddly marooned among the urban ugliness of the Vauxhall gyratory system" (Marina O'Loughlin, The Guardian), Brunswick House is home to the architectural ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 14 minutes from Franklins
The Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain gets its name from the specially commissioned Rex Whistler mural, 'The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats', which provides ... More
 
 
 
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Kennington Tandoori
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
313 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Franklins
... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
316 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Franklins
... More
 
 
 
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Bonnington Centre Cafe
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
11 Vauxhall Grove, Kennington, London SW8 | 8 minutes from Franklins
This delightful commune, relic of a more laidback era, used to be the collective kitchen that fed a street of squats. It's a jolly, ramshackle room, ... More
 
 
 
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Evan Ifekoya: Ritual Without Belief
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 4th July 2018 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Franklins, 155 Vauxhall Street, SE11 | 4 minutes from Franklins
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White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 3 minutes from Franklins
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... More
 
 
 
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 10 minutes from Franklins
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
 
 
 
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, Lambeth, London SW8 | 13 minutes from Franklins
Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated railway ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Franklins
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Gasworks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
155 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 4 minutes from Franklins
Gasworks serves a dual purpose: as a location for 12 artists' studios and as host to up to six exhibitions a year. Emphasis is placed on ... More
 
 
 
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Newport Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Newport Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 9 minutes from Franklins
Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery has been built to bring his collection of over 2,000 artworks out of storage and on display to the public. Taking ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Franklins
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Franklins
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Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from Franklins
On the second Saturday of the month Vintage Vauxhall brings together collective of dealers specialising in vintage, antiques, architectural reclamation as well ... More
 
 
 
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Lassco House & Garden
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 13 minutes from Franklins
Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Franklins
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Franklins
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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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 18 minutes from Franklins
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 31 minutes from Franklins
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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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 3 minutes from Franklins
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
 
 
 
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Surrey County Cricket Club
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Franklins
While Lords is the spiritual home of English cricket, it is The Oval (offically The Brit Insurance Oval), home of Surrey County Cricket Club, that fills ... More
 
 
 
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The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Harleyford Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Franklins
Though it does not have quite the same kudos as Lord's, The Kia Oval (known so because of a sponsorship deal, but usually referred to simply ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Franklins.
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 2 minutes from Franklins
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Fentiman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 10 minutes from Franklins
The Fentiman Arms is a special pub in Lambeth a cricket ball's throw way from The Oval. They have a lovely wild garden out the back, ... More
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 15 minutes from Franklins
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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Franklins clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Franklins
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
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Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 11 minutes from Franklins
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 14 minutes from Franklins
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Franklins.
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Franklins
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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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 14 minutes from Franklins
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 18 minutes from Franklins
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
 

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Big Bingo Show
Theatre | Until 31st December 2018 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 7 minutes walk from Franklins

A bingo-cabaret-mayhem. With musical sing-alongs and surprise guests....More

Zip Now London
Zip Now London
Sporting Events | Until 4th September 2018 

Archbishop's Park 11 minutes walk from Franklins

Zip Now London gave us a thrilling ride through the London skies last summer and this year it's back and ...More

 
Art Now: Lisa Brice
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2018 

Tate Britain 14 minutes walk from Franklins

Large-scale works by the South African-born, London-based painter, addressing the longstanding art-historical tradition of the female nude, shown alongside sketches, ...More

Anthea Hamilton: The Squash
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2018 

Tate Britain 14 minutes walk from Franklins

The artist, who was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2016, transforms the heart of Tate Britain with sculpture and ...More

Tate Britain Commission: Anthea Hamilton
Tate Britain Commission: Anthea Hamilton
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2018 

Tate Britain 14 minutes walk from Franklins

Shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2016, Anthea Hamilton is the next artist to undertake the Tate Britain Commission. Renowned ...More

 
Aftermath: Art In The Wake Of World War One
Aftermath: Art In The Wake Of World War One
Exhibitions | Until 16th September 2018 

Tate Britain 14 minutes walk from Franklins

A century since the end of WWI Tate Britain takes a look at how artists responded to the physical and ...More

 
All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life
All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2018 

Tate Britain 14 minutes walk from Franklins

A large-scale painting by Francis Bacon of his friend and artistic rival Lucian Freud is part of Tate Britain's landmark ...More

 
Marsyas Trio
Concerts | On 25th June 2018 

St John's Smith Square 17 minutes walk from Franklins

The group, augmented by violinist Patrick Dawkins and clarinettist Heather Roche, performs Crumb's Sonata For Solo Cello, Makrokosmos, Volume I ...More

SDW 2018 - The Government Identity Solutions Event, 25-27 June, London
Business Events | Until 27th June 2018 

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre 23 minutes walk from Franklins

Literary & Education, Conference....More

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What's On The Red Carpet Presents: The Tasting Cinema Club
What's On The Red Carpet Presents: The Tasting Cinema Club
Foodie Events | On 17th July 

Secret Location

Launching on 17th July, What's On The Red ...More

 
Chiringuito
Dining 

Azure mosaic tiles and a peseta-topped bar set the tone for this Spanish restaurant overlooking the Museum of Childhood's gardens....More

Beef & Brew
Beef & Brew
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Jessica Simmons and Daniel Nathan deliver quality steaks that don't break the bank in a ...More

 
Stokey Bears
Stokey Bears
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Stokey Bears, the burger joint from street food veteran Burger Bear, has its second site ...More

 
The Academy
The Academy
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Taking five Georgian townhouses and combining them into one hotel, The Academy underwent a multi-million-pound ...More

 
The Frog Hoxton
The Frog Hoxton
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In July 2018, Adam Handling launches his biggest venture to date, moving The Frog E1 ...More

 
The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak
Drinking 

In June 2018 Dan Doherty reopened The Royal Oak with little fanfare and some really ...More

 
White City Place
White City Place
Attractions 

Previously home to the BBC and north of Television Centre, White City Place is home ...More

 
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
Sport 

The 14th yoga studio from MoreYoga, this Tower Bridge space has an intimate feel with ...More

 
Armed Forces Day Festival
Kids Events | On 30th June 

RAF Museum

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

V For
V For
Foodie Events | From 1st August 

The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
Jim's Cafe
Dining 

Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
Soane's Kitchen
Soane's Kitchen
Dining 

Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Sporting Events | From 2nd July 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Wimbledon will be screened by the Bandstand in ...More

 
Summer in London
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With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
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Best Vegan Restaurants in London
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London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
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