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Waterloo Tube Station
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Waterloo Railway Station
3 minutes walk
Waterloo East Railway Station
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Library Street NCP
7 minutes walk
Union Car Park
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Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £66† 24% 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 £112† 26% 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 £83† 32% 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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First
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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Alice's Adventures Underground
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 15th April to 10th September 2017
London Central, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
Les Enfants Terribles and ebp's Olivier Award nominated wonderland, a huge hit here at the the Vaults deep underneath Waterloo Station two years ago, returns. Invited ...More
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Ashutosh Gowariker In Conversation
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 23rd June 2017 - 6.30pm
London Central, Belvedere Road, South Bank, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Central
The celebrated Indian director reflects on his career so far....More
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The Palace Avenue Dixieland Band
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 23rd June 2017 - 5.30pm
London Central, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
Dressed in vintage attire, the five-piece of sousaphone, banjo, clarinet, tenor saxophone and trumpet recreates the authentic sound of the 1920s by the likes of Jelly ...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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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Central
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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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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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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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Central
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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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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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
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Central
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above your ... 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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Woyzeck
Woyzeck
Theatre | Until 24th June 2017 

Old Vic Theatre 2 minutes walk from London Central

Known for Skins, This Is England, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Solid Life of Sugar Water, multi-award ...More

 
The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes
The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Doon Street Car Park 5 minutes walk from London Central

A life-size Batmobile, built from half a million LEGO bricks, is just one of the 120 models on display in ...More

 
Alice's Adventures Underground
Alice's Adventures Underground
Theatre | Until 10th September 2017 

The Vaults, Arch 233 6 minutes walk from London Central

Les Enfants Terribles and ebp's Olivier Award nominated wonderland, a huge hit here at the the Vaults deep underneath Waterloo ...More

 
Adventures in Wonderland
Adventures in Wonderland
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

The Vaults, Arch 233 6 minutes walk from London Central

Further to the main adult show, Alice's Adventures Underground, the Vaults under Waterloo also hosts the return of the children's ...More

 
Ashutosh Gowariker In Conversation
Exhibitions | On 23rd June 2017 

BFI Southbank 6 minutes walk from London Central

The celebrated Indian director reflects on his career so far....More

The Palace Avenue Dixieland Band
Concerts | On 23rd June 2017 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from London Central

Dressed in vintage attire, the five-piece of sousaphone, banjo, clarinet, tenor saxophone and trumpet recreates the authentic sound of the ...More

Dance Walking London - Shake on the South Bank
Dance | On 23rd June 2017 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from London Central

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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

 
Film Scores Live
Film Scores Live
Concerts | Until 25th June 2017 

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

Starting in October 2016, Southbank Centre presents Film Scores Live, a year-long series that shines a light on some of ...More

 

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At the heart of Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, this stunning 240-seat restaurant is the place to ...More

 
VQ Aldgate
VQ Aldgate
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Famous for staying open 24 hours VQ is a great spot, day or night, for ...More

 
Shikumen Aldgate
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Shikumen at Dorsett City follows in the footsteps of its flagship restaurant at Dorsett Shepherds Bush, which has received Bib Gourmand from the Michelin guide inspectors....More

The Ivy Tower Bridge
The Ivy Tower Bridge
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Part of the Ivy's brasserie style restaurants, this one has a rather good riverside location ...More

 
Tom Simmons
Tom Simmons
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Tom Simmons, a former star of MasterChef: The Professionals, dishes up cockle popcorn, laverbread mayonnaise ...More

 
Rola Wala
Rola Wala
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After the success of Street Feast residencies Rola Wala serves up authentic, healthy, every day ...More

 
Tibits Bankside
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Displaying over vegetarian 40 dishes, tibits retains its showcase centrepiece at its second London restaurant....More

The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
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The Oystermen, aka Matt Lovell and Rob Hampton, ...More

 
Duddell's
Duddell's
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A sibling to Duddell's in Hong Kong, akin to walking into the home of a ...More

 
Gabeto
Gabeto
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Modern brasserie in Camden Market with Lee Andrews, formerly of Chiltern Firehouse, as head chef ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
Seasonal | From 2nd July 

JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

Venus In Fur
Venus In Fur
Theatre | From 6th October 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

David Ives' hit Broadway show Venus in Fur opens in the West End this August, ...More

 
The Majority
The Majority
Theatre | From 11th August 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Writer and performer Rob Drummond follows on from his acclaimed production Bullet Catch with another ...More

 
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The Revolution will be Photocopied
The Revolution will be Photocopied
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Bishopsgate Institute

Create your own protest publication in a zine-making ...More

 
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | From 15th July 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, ...More

 
The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | From 14th July 

Museum of London

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even ...More

 
Art Night London 2017
Art Night London 2017
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Whitechapel Gallery

Stay up all night on Saturday 1st July for Art Night, a night of free ...More

 
Eid Festival 2017
Eid Festival 2017
Exhibitions | On 2nd July 

Trafalgar Square

Where Christians have Christmas, Muslims have Eid - which gives you an idea of how ...More

 
Barnes Film Festival
Film Events | From 29th September 

Various Venues London

The Barnes Film Festival returns for a second year in 2017, offering an alternative to the central London film festivals dominating the scene. The festival brings together the great and good of south west London's ...More

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Best Places for Street Food in London
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September in London 2017
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The Wellcome Collection explores the relationship between graphic design and health, The London Design ...More

 
 
 
 
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