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Underground Stations

Vauxhall Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Oval Tube Station
12 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Vauxhall Railway Station
3 minutes walk
Elephant & Castle Railway Station
22 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elephant and Castle NCP
22 minutes walk
Library Street NCP
23 minutes walk

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Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £75† 40% 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 £116† 23% 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 £86† 31% 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
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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
Bliss Travel Ltd
London > Shopping > Motoring
within Victoria Coach Station, 3 Eccleston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 22 minutes from Metropolis
Coach garage.... More
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The best shops and markets near Metropolis
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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
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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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William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London SW1X | 16 minutes from Metropolis
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
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Bar Wotever
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Tuesday 28th March 2017 - 7pm-12midnight
Metropolis, 372 Kennington Lane, SE11 | 4 minutes from Metropolis
A variety show, featuring live music, cabaret, talks, films and spoken word....More
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Rachel Maclean: Wot U Smiling About'
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 14th November 2016 to 2nd April 2017 - 10am-6pm
Metropolis, Millbank, SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
A major solo exhibition from the acclaimed Scottish artist, presenting a multimedia work that reimagines the fairytale genre to examine the murky boundary between childhood and ...More
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BP Spotlight: Martin Boyce: Do Words Have Voices
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 30th November 2016 to 17th April 2017 - 10am-6pm
Metropolis, Millbank, SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
Sculptural installations by the Glasgow-based artist, exploring the modern urban landscape....More
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Near Metropolis
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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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Madeira Patisserie
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
46A Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Metropolis
... More
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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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Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
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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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
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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
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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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Metropolis gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
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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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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 12 minutes from Metropolis
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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Pubs near Metropolis

The best pubs near London Metropolis.
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 9 minutes from Metropolis
Gastropub... More
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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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Portrait of the Artist
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Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 22 minutes walk from Metropolis

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Exhibition Talk For Groups - Portrait Of The Artist
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 22 minutes walk from Metropolis

An introductory talk by a Royal Collection Trust expert....More

Gabrieli
Concerts | On 28th March 2017 

St John's Smith Square 22 minutes walk from Metropolis

Paul McCreesh conducts Corelli's Concerto Grosso In D, No 4, plus Handel's Donna Che In Ciel and Dixit Dominus, with ...More

The Wild Party
Theatre | Until 1st April 2017 

St James Theatre 24 minutes walk from Metropolis

Michael John LaChiusa's play, set against the backdrop of 1920s Manhattan, receives its UK premiere in a new production directed ...More

People Power: Fighting For Peace
People Power: Fighting For Peace
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 25 minutes walk from Metropolis

The Imperial War Museum explores how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict with its new exhibition, ...More

 
In Lambeth's Furnace: William Blake's South London
Exhibitions | On 28th March 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 25 minutes walk from Metropolis

Community & Lifestyle, Charity/Fundraising Event....More

Afghanistan: Reflections On Helmand
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 25 minutes walk from Metropolis

Objects, photography and video and audio interviews examine the British arrival in Helmand province and how this led to escalated ...More

Edmund Clark: War Of Terror
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 25 minutes walk from Metropolis

A thought-provoking and immersive exhibition by the artist-photographer, which explores the hidden experiences of state control during the Global War ...More

Cross The World: Building Bridges With Wood
Exhibitions | Until 28th March 2017 

Westminster Cathedral 1.39 miles from Metropolis

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Wicked
Wicked
Theatre | Until 29th April 2017 

Apollo Victoria Theatre 1.44 miles from Metropolis

Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after ...More

 

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Alexandra Palace

The UK's largest German Bier Festival, Springfest, is back this Easter, bringing a taste of Stuttgart to Alexandra Palace....More

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Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
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Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
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Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
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Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
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Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

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Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

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The House Of St Barnabas

In the lead up to Bestival, The House of St Barnabas has partnered with the ...More

 
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Jacksons Lane Theatre

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Oval Space

London already has festivals dedicated to wine, beer and coffee and now it's the turn ...More

 
Your East End
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Museum of London Docklands

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National Army Museum

This Easter head to the newly reopened National Army Museum and see if you can ...More

 
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The Betsey Trotwood

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