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Waterloo Railway Station
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Library Street NCP
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Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £73† 23% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Central
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £106† 34% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
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
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £98† 26% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
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London > Travel > Buses
London Buses (C.D.L), Freepost Lon7503, Southwark, London SE16 | 2.1 miles from London Central
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Stagecoach London
London > Travel > Buses
2-4 Clements Road, IG1 | 8.7 miles from London Central
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Metroline
London > Travel > Buses
118-122 College Road, HA1 | 11.2 miles from London Central
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Travel near London Central

Near London Central
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Central
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 10 minutes from London Central
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from London Central
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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Events near London Central

Near London Central
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A Christmas Carol
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 18th November 2017 to 20th January 2018
London Central, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
Rhys Ifans plays penny-pinching miser Ebenezer Scrooge in Matthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic at the Old Vic. In this joyous new adaptation by ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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Aurora by Animorph
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 20th, 21st and 22nd October 2017
London Central, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
Part of Nordic Matters and World on the Brink, Aurora by Animorph allows you to feel the poetic sensation of the Northern Lights without leaving London. ...More
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The Great Nordic Feast
London > Events > Foodie Events †Dates: 20th, 21st and 22nd October 2017
London Central, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
Part of the year-long Nordic Matters, the Southbank Centre hosts The Great Nordic Feast this weekend. A cultural bonanza taking place over three days, it provides ...More
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Entertainment near London Central

Near London Central
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The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an ... More
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National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every stage ... More
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
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Sights and Attractions near London Central

The best museums, galleries, attractions near London Central
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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Central
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun comes ... More
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
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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Oxo Tower Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
Originally a power station, later a reprocessing plant owned by the Oxo Company, the bold, Art Deco Oxo Tower was marked out as ripe for demolition ... More
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Shopping near London Central

The best shops and markets near London Central
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
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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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Central
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
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Restaurants near London Central

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Bangalore Express Waterloo
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
103-105 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
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The Fire Station
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
Modern British cuisine ... More
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Waterloo Bar and Kitchen
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
131 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Central
International cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
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Education near London Central

Near London Central
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from London Central
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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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 14 minutes from London Central
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 16 minutes from London Central
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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Leisure near London Central

London Central gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Central
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Central
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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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
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Pubs near London Central

The best pubs near London London Central.
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Central
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Central
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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Nightlife near London Central

London Central clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 1 minute from London Central
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
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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Meeting venue hire near London Central

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near London Central.
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
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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National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
The greatest theatre in the world? Probably. Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best ... More
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
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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A Nazi Comparison
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Waterloo East Theatre 1 minute walk from London Central

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Dr Seuss's The Lorax
Dr Seuss's The Lorax
Theatre | Until 5th November 2017 

Old Vic Theatre 2 minutes walk from London Central

A tree-chopping businessman known as The Once-ler meets his match in a gruff, moustachioed critter on a mission to protect ...More

 
Beauty And The Feast
Beauty And The Feast
Foodie Events | Until 14th January 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 6 minutes walk from London Central

A delectable retelling of the original fairy tale, Beauty and the Feast takes over the Vaults under Waterloo this winter. ...More

 
Hair The Musical
Hair The Musical
Theatre | Until 14th January 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 6 minutes walk from London Central

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be staged in The Vaults beneath ...More

 
Goldie: All Things Remembered
Exhibitions | On 22nd October 2017 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from London Central

The jungle and drum'n'bass icon candidly talks about his intimate memoir....More

London Philharmonic Orchestra: FUNharmonics Family Concert
Concerts | On 22nd October 2017 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from London Central

Terry Davies conducts Dvorak's Slavonic Dance In G Minor and Iain Farrington's arrangements of Julia Donaldson's The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's ...More

London Literature Festival
London Literature Festival
Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2017 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from London Central

After celebrating its tenth year in 2016, the London Literature Festival is going from strength to strength with this year's ...More

 
Aurora by Animorph
Aurora by Animorph
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2017 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 7 minutes walk from London Central

Part of Nordic Matters and World on the Brink, Aurora by Animorph allows you to feel the poetic sensation of ...More

 
Belief and Beyond Belief
Belief and Beyond Belief
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from London Central

Professor Stephen Hawking opens the year-long Belief and Beyond Belief festival appearing at an exclusive event marking his 75th birthday ...More

 
The Great Nordic Feast
The Great Nordic Feast
Foodie Events | Until 22nd October 2017 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 7 minutes walk from London Central

Part of the year-long Nordic Matters, the Southbank Centre hosts The Great Nordic Feast this weekend. A cultural bonanza taking ...More

 

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200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
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Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

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Jermyn Street Theatre

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Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

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SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

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