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Vauxhall Railway Station
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
22 minutes walk
 
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23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  23% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 4 minutes from Metropolis
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  40% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 4 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Westminster
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  36% off
30 John Islip Street, SW1P | 7 minutes from Metropolis
Leave the laptop at home - every room at this hotel comes with its own Apple iMac. Across the river from the MI6 building, it's a ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Motoring nearest Metropolis

Nearest to Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Warr's Harley Davidson
London > Shopping > Motoring
611 King's Road, SW6 | 2.9 miles from Metropolis
When Captain Frederick James Warr founded Europe’s oldest Harley-Davidson dealership on the Kings Road in 1924, the flagship model was the ‘Silent Grey Fellow’ which retailed ... More
 
 
 
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The Romance of Rust
London > Shopping > Motoring
Impact Garage, Culmington Road, W13 | 8.4 miles from Metropolis
Now this really is a labour of love – when Rolls Royce trained engineer Lance McCormack set up shop on his own back in 1991, he ... More
 
 
 
Hein Gericke
London > Shopping > Motoring
320 Clapham Road, SW9 | 23 minutes from Metropolis
Motorbikes and accessories... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Metropolis

The best shops and markets near Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lassco House & Garden
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 5 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Metropolis
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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Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 15 minutes from Metropolis
This prized vintage shop, in business for 40 years and bursting at the seams with a mixed bag of period clothing, is sadly closing down. Due ... More
 
 
 
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D'Relle Khan
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 23rd June 2018 at 7pm and 9pm
Metropolis, Millbank, SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
The dancer gives a performance of ballroom dancing....More
 
 
 
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Queer And Now
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 23rd June 2018
Metropolis, Millbank, SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, the one-day Queer and Now festival celebrates the powerful role of ...More
 
 
 
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Queer People's Travelling History Show
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 23rd June 2018 - 4pm
Metropolis, Millbank, SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
Bird la Bird exposes the stories of the queer dispossessed incarcerated in Millbank Prison....More
 
 
 
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, Lambeth, London SW8 | 7 minutes from Metropolis
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 Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 7 minutes from Metropolis
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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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 11 minutes from Metropolis
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Metropolis

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Metropolis
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Tate Britain
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
Overlooking the River Thames, Tate Britain was originally founded through the philanthropy of the sugar magnate Sir Henry Tate. The Tate legacy now encompasses three other ... More
 
 
 
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Embassy Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
Embassy Gardens, a new-build neighbourhood in Nine Elms on the South Bank, takes design inspiration from the Meatpacking District of New York with floor to ceiling ... More
 
 
 
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Sky Pool at Embassy Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
A stunning outdoor Sky Pool links two residential buildings in the Embassy Gardens development, a new neighbourhood in Nine Elms near Battersea Park. High up on ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Metropolis

What are the best dining options near Metropolis London?
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Madeira Patisserie
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
46A Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Metropolis
... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Burger Vauxhall
London > Restaurants >
Arch 54 6 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 3 minutes from Metropolis
Under the arches in Vauxhall, Dirty Burger serves shakes, cheeseburgers, Dirty Bacon and vegetarian Dirty Cop-out burgers garnished with gherkins, burger cheese ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chino Latino
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel, 18 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Metropolis
... More
 
 
 
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Education near Metropolis

Near Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 20 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 21 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 31 minutes from Metropolis
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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Leisure near Metropolis

Metropolis gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Garden Museum
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Metropolis
Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Surrey County Cricket Club
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Harleyford Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Metropolis
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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Pubs near Metropolis

The best pubs near London Metropolis.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 9 minutes from Metropolis
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fentiman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 10 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nine Elms Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane, SW8 | 14 minutes from Metropolis
On Riverlight Quay near Battersea Power Station stands Young's pub Nine Elms Tavern, named after the neighbourhood created by the regeneration ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Metropolis

Metropolis clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 5 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 17 minutes from Metropolis
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Metropolis

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Metropolis.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
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 | 12 minutes from Metropolis
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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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 12 minutes from Metropolis
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. The Centre houses ... More
 
 
 
 

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DJ Ritu
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd June 2018 

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

The DJ is on hand to bring a pile of soul, pop, disco, and Motown tunes to the dancefloor....More

D'Relle Khan
Dance | On 23rd June 2018 

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

The dancer gives a performance of ballroom dancing....More

Whiskey Chow
Theatre | On 23rd June 2018 

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

The London-based artist performs a political drag king act....More

Queer People's Travelling History Show
Theatre | On 23rd June 2018 

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

Bird la Bird exposes the stories of the queer dispossessed incarcerated in Millbank Prison....More

Queer And Now
Queer And Now
Exhibitions | On 23rd June 2018 

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, the one-day Queer and Now ...More

 
Sadie Sinner
Concerts | On 23rd June 2018 

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

The singer from London performs soul tunes....More

Resis'dance
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd June 2018 

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

The DJ group supplies a good dose of hip hop, soul, house and R&B tunes....More

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

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

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 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

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 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

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

 

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