Southbank Centre Square

 
 
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Southbank Centre SquareNext to the Royal Festival Hall and often used by the Southbank Centre for outdoor events and food fairs, Southbank Centre Square is an open pedestrianised space among the modernist concrete blocks. Overlooked by the car park at the back of The Hayward Gallery and The Poetry Library, the square also offers diners at Canteen restaurant an outdoor eating space.

 

Southbank Centre Square events

 
Real Food MarketReal Food MarketReal Food MarketThe Real Food Market appears every weekend, from Friday to Sunday, behind the Southbank Centre and food sold at the stalls is of a high standard, in line with the philosophy behind the Real Food movement - to promote British produce that's nutritionally rich, and made using sustainable and ethical methods. Small-scale producers gather in Southbank 2015/09/05 Where:
Southbank Centre Square,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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DATES  Every Friday 12noon-8pm, Every Saturday 11am-8pm, Every Sunday 12noon-6pm
The Real Food Market appears every weekend, from Friday to Sunday, behind the Southbank Centre and food sold at the stalls is of a high standard, in line with the philosophy behind the Real Food movement - to promote British produce that's nutritionally rich, and made using sustainable and ethical methods. Small-scale producers gather in Southbank ... More about this event
 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Southbank Centre Square on LondonTown.com

 
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March in London 2012

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December in London 2012

Real Food Christmas Market Southbank Centre Square, SE1 8XX 14th December 2012 - 23rd December 2012 The Southbank Centre's weekly Real Food Market turns festive in the lead...

 
 
London Christmas Markets & Fairs

Real Food Christmas Market Southbank Centre Square, SE1 8XX 16th December 2011 - 23rd December 2011 The Southbank Centre's weekly Real Food Market goes daily in the lead...

 
 
London's Street Parties

The Royal Wedding Live at Southbank Centre Southbank Centre Square, SE1 8XX Friday 29th April 2011 If you, like many others, want to watch the Royal Wedding in...

 
 
A London Christmas 2007: Food & Flower Markets

Slow Food UK Market Southbank Centre Square, outside the Royal Festival Hall, SE1 8XX Thursday 20th - Sunday 23rd December 2007 Where your food comes from is fast becoming...

 
 
London's Best Events 2015

Find out the best London 2015 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2015 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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    Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  35% off
    1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
     
     
     
    The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  25% off
    2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
     
     
     
    Corinthia Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £285  42% off
    Whitehall Place, SW1A | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
     
     
     
     
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    London Dungeon
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the new ... More
     
     
     
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    Sea Life London Aquarium
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and watch ... More
     
     
     
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    Shrek's Adventure
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Having already been the subject of a West End musical back in 2011, the Shrek saga is now the inspiration behind a new London attraction. A ... More
     
     
     
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    The Poetry Library
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
     
     
     
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    South Bank
    London > Attractions >
    South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
     
     
     
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    The Hayward Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southbank Centre Square
    The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
     
     
     
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    Events near Southbank Centre Square

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    The Hairy Ape
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October to 21st November 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 8 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Eugene O'Neill's timeless classic, a reflection on the effect of industrialisation on class and identity, The Hairy Ape, is directed by multi award-winning director Richard Jones ...More
     
     
     
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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 9 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
     
     
     
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    The Painkiller
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th March to 30th April 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 11 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Sean Foley directs this adaptation of Francis Veber's classic play, The Painkiller, as part of Kenneth Branagh's five-play season at the Garrick Theatre. The production sees ...More
     
     
     
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    Southbank Centre
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
     
     
     
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    Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
     
     
     
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    Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Southbank Centre Square

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    Foyles Royal Festival Hall
    London > Shopping > Books
    Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
     
     
     
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    Konditor & Cook
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
     
     
     
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    I Knit London
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
     
     
     
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    Eat Cafe
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
     
     
     
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    Canteen
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    The menu at Canteen reads like a comforting childhood reminiscence with some sophisticated bunting thrown on top. Devilled kidneys on toast, followed by an excellent slow-roast ... More
     
     
     
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    Strada
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Southbank Centre Square

    Near Southbank Centre Square
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    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    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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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
     
     
     
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    Leisure near Southbank Centre Square

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    London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
     
     
     
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    Jubilee Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
     
     
     
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    Bernie Spain Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    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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    Pubs near Southbank Centre Square

    The best pubs near London Southbank Centre Square.
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    King's Arms
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
     
     
     
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    The Sherlock Holmes
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
     
     
     
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    The Thirsty Bear
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
     
     
     
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    Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
     
     
     
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    Bassoon Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
     
     
     
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    Gordon's Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
     
     
     
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    Skylon
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
     
     
     
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    Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre Square
    Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
     
     
     
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    The Deck at the National Theatre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southbank Centre Square
    The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Discover Indonesia
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Southbank Centre

    Taking place at the Southbank Centre in early September, Discover Indonesia showcases the country's contemporary culture through a weekend programme ...More

    A Room for London
    A Room for London
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

    Three years after it was originally built as a temporary structure, A Room For London is set to stay open ...More

     
    Jeppe Hein: Appearing Rooms
    Jeppe Hein: Appearing Rooms
    Kids Events | Until 27th September 2015 

    Southbank Centre

    To the art world Jeppe Hein's 'Appearing Rooms' is a delightful mix of sculpture and architecture, playing with the viewers ...More

     
    Briefs
    Briefs
    Theatre | Until 27th September 2015 

    London Wonderground Spiegeltent

    London Wonderground favourites the Briefs boys return after a dazzling, sell-out run in 2014. Hosted by the vodka swilling transvestite, ...More

     
    London Wonderground
    London Wonderground
    Theatre | Until 27th September 2015 

    London Wonderground Spiegeltent

    The splendid London Wonderground Spiegeltent returns for a fourth year, bringing Coney Island-style attractions and cabaret performed in the shadow ...More

     
    Carsten Holler: Decision
    Carsten Holler: Decision
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    The Hayward Gallery 1 minute walk from Southbank Centre Square

    Especially-commissioned slides invite courageous visitors to Carsten Holler's summer exhibition at the Hayward to travel from the gallery's iconic glass ...More

     
    Our Country's Good
    Our Country's Good
    Theatre | Until 17th October 2015 

    National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 2 minutes walk from Southbank Centre Square

    Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good, an award-winning play first performed 25 years ago which celebrates the redemptive power of art, ...More

     
    People, Places and Things
    People, Places and Things
    Theatre | Until 4th November 2015 

    National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre Square

    The latest collaboration between Headlong and the National, following the acclaimed 'Earthquakes in London' and 'The Effect', People, Places and ...More

     
    Three Days in the Country
    Three Days in the Country
    Theatre | Until 21st October 2015 

    National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre Square

    John Simm leads the cast of the National Theatre's production of Three Days in the Country, adpated for the London ...More

     
    The Red Lion
    The Red Lion
    Theatre | Until 30th September 2015 

    National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre Square

    Patrick Marber returns to the National Theatre, where his previous work includes Dealer's Choice and Closer, to premiere ...More

     
     
     
     
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