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Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 7LT
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Waterloo Railway StationFor 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 screens and make a beeline for every platform. If you're meeting people here either wear a red rose or do what everyone else does and meet under the four-faced clock in the middle of the main concourse, an age-old tradition that still sees an expectant crowd milling around. Within a stone's throw of London's buzzing South Bank, commuters and visitors stream down the stations steps, passing under the Victory Arch, towards the River Thames. On Friday evenings there are wheelie suitcases galore as people head off to the coast or country.

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £91† 35% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £110† 28% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is a modern, design-led hotel a short walk from some of the city's most iconic attractions, such as Big Ben and ... More
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £84† 32% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
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Alternative Railway Stations nearest Waterloo Railway Station

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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 miles from Waterloo Railway Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
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King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 miles from Waterloo Railway Station
The area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of ... More
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Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 2.9 miles from Waterloo Railway Station
The most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three ... More
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 12 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 13 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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 | 16 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 3rd February - 19th February 2018
Waterloo Railway Station, 10 Leake Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
FacePlant Theatre present a physical theatre and clowning production based on the true tale that saw 7,000 Rubber Ducks cast adrift in a mighty storm. The ...More
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A Monster Calls
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 7th July to 25th August 2018
Waterloo Railway Station, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 4 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Sally Cookson - the director behind Jane Eyre and Peter Pan at the National Theatre - creates a stage version of Patrick Ness's magical realist novel, ...More
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Joint Foundation Schools Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Monday 19th February 2018 - 7pm
Waterloo Railway Station, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Richard Mayo, Peter Gritton and Chris Dearmer conduct Herbert Howells's Elegy For Viola & Strings, plus Britten's Requiem Aeternum; Dies Irae and his Offertorium; Sanctus; Agnus ...More
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BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image Maximum), ... More
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The Vaults, Arch 233
London > Entertainment >
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
The Vaults is a multi-disciplinary arts space located in underneath Waterloo station. The space features 30,000 sq ft of accessible, flexible and delectable Victorian brickwork ... More
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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The Fire Station
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Modern British cuisine ... More
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Bangalore Express Waterloo
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
103-105 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
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Brasserie Blanc
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
9 Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
Seasonal French fare from Raymond Blanc's team is on offer at 20 brasseries across the UK, including seven in London. In 1996, Raymond opened his first ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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 | 15 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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 Waterloo Railway Station
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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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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 Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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 | 7 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Waterloo Railway Station
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Neverland: The Guild of Misrule and Theatre Deli
Neverland: The Guild of Misrule and Theatre Deli
Theatre | Until 18th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 3 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Rediscover your lost child and dive into a dark and dangerous world of mermaids, rum and glittering pirates in the ...More

 
Mini Vault Festival
Mini Vault Festival
Kids Events | Until 4th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 3 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

As well as the main event, the Vault Festival lays on a riot of entertainment for the under 11s. In ...More

 
Vault Festival
Vault Festival
Theatre | Until 18th March 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 3 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

The boundless Vault Festival is one of the most exciting happenings on London's fringe. Returning for its sixth year, the ...More

 
Winter
Theatre | Until 24th February 2018 

The Young Vic 4 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

John Fosse's drama in which an ordinary businessman meets a volatile stranger in a park. Directed by Genesis Award winner ...More

Joint Foundation Schools Orchestra
Concerts | On 19th February 2018 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Richard Mayo, Peter Gritton and Chris Dearmer conduct Herbert Howells's Elegy For Viola & Strings, plus Britten's Requiem Aeternum; Dies ...More

Andreas Gursky
Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2018 

The Hayward Gallery 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Monumental pictures of solar panels, the stock exchange and a US store by Andreas Gursky signal the reopening of the ...More

 
ABBA: Super Troupers
ABBA: Super Troupers
Exhibitions | Until 29th April 2018 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

This December, the Southbank Centre presents major new exhibition Abba: Super Troupers. Created in association with ABBA The Museum in ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2018 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Large-scale works that portray an incisive and critical look at the effect of capitalism and globalisation on contemporary life by ...More

John
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Twenty-nine-year-old Elias and his girlfriend Jenny are en route to New York when they take a detour to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania ...More

John
John
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Railway Station

Annie Baker, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning The Flick had a sold-out run at the National in 2016, is back with John, ...More

 

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The London Sinfonietta performs pieces by Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky and Henry Cowell in an exploration of Albert Einstein's 'thought experiments' on the space-time continuum. The influence of Einstein's ideas took music in ...More

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The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
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The Barbican stages the world premiere of the Royal Opera's new production, Coraline, created by ...More

 
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Daniel Kramer directs his first opera since becoming English National Opera's artistic director in August 2016, a new production of romantic tragedy La traviata starring Claudia Boyle as ...More

English National Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream
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