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Vauxhall Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
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Vauxhall Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
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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 £79  33% 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 £133  26% 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 £98  25% 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
 
 
 
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
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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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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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Events near Metropolis

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Lights On
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 24th and Thursday 31st August 2017 - 11pm-5am
Metropolis, 6a South Lambeth Place, SW8 | 3 minutes from Metropolis
Special guest DJs supply deep house and tech house....More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Queer British Art 1861-1967
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th April to 1st September 2017
Metropolis, Millbank, SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
The year 2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, and Tate Britain isn't letting it go unnoticed. Putting ...More
 
 
 
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Shubbak Festival 2017: The Craft
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th July to 10th September 2017 - 12noon-6pm
Metropolis, 155 Vauxhall Street, SE11 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Metropolis

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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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
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Chino Latino
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel, 18 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Metropolis
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Vauxhall Street Food Garden
London > Restaurants >
6a South Lambeth Place, SW8 | 5 minutes from Metropolis
Open Monday to Friday throughout summer, the Vauxhall Street Food Garden offers local workers the chance to enjoy an al fresco lunch. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Metropolis

Near Metropolis
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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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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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.
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
 
 
 
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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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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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Queer British Art 1861-1967
Queer British Art 1861-1967
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

The year 2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, and Tate Britain ...More

 
BP British Art Displays: A Walk Through British Art
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

Iconic works by artists including Bacon, Constable, Hirst, Hockney, Hogarth, Gainsborough, Lowry, Millais, Spencer, Stubbs and Whiteread, representing 500 years ...More

Simeon Barclay: The Hero Wears Clay Shoes
Exhibitions | Until 5th November 2017 

Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

The Leeds-based multimedia artist who seeks to understand how we identify and situate ourselves within culture and tradition....More

Shubbak Festival 2017: The Craft
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Gasworks 6 minutes walk from Metropolis

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Zip World London
Zip World London
Sporting Events | Until 1st October 2017 

Archbishop's Park 12 minutes walk from Metropolis

Zip through the skies at up to 50 miles per hour on the fastest zip wire in a big city. ...More

 
Catastrophists
Theatre | Until 26th August 2017 

White Bear Theatre 13 minutes walk from Metropolis

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Brass on the Grass
Concerts | Until 13th September 2017 

Westminster Abbey 15 minutes walk from Metropolis

A series of free concerts in the beautiful surroundings of Westminster Abbey from a variety of brass musicians....More

Abbey Antics
Leisure | Until 24th August 2017 

Westminster Abbey 15 minutes walk from Metropolis

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Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 30th December 2017 

Houses of Parliament 16 minutes walk from Metropolis

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria
Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria
Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 17 minutes walk from Metropolis

Part of Syria: A Conflict Explored - a series of exhibitions and events reflecting on the ongoing conflict in Syria ...More

 

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North: Fashioning Identity
Exhibitions | From 8th November 

Somerset House

Somerset House explores the contemporary artistic and stylistic representations of the north of England with new exhibition, North: Fashioning Identity. With over 100 photographs, fashion garments and artworks, ...More

Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters And Bellboys
Exhibitions | From 19th October 

Somerset House

New exhibition Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys looks at the artist's fascination with the staff of French hotels and restaurants, attired in boldly coloured uniforms. Over a ...More

Hassan Hajjaj: La Caravane
Exhibitions | From 5th October 

Somerset House

This October, Somerset House hosts a homecoming exhibition on British-Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj. The exhibition will showcase his vibrant fusion of contemporary cultures, which he has picked up ...More

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Tate Modern

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Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

Tate Modern

This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of the most memorable art of the 20th century, Modigliani continuously evolved his career, developing his ...More

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Exhibitions | From 15th November 

National Gallery

The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland. Upon visiting Finland Gallen-Kallela fell in ...More

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