Union Street

 
 
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Union Street, Southwark, SE1
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Union Street in Southwark. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Union Street is Borough Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South .

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Borough Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
2 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    London Bridge Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  25% off
    8-18 London Bridge Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Union Street
    The London Bridge Hotel is an independent 4 star boutique hotel located right in the heart of London, making it an ideal accommodation choice for those ... More
     
     
     
    Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £292  22% off
    31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
    The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
     
     
     
    Mercure London Bridge Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  38% off
    71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
    This hotel in the Bankside area, just a five minute walk from London Bridge Tube station and Borough Market, offers good value for money. Walk from ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Union Street

    Near Union Street
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Hairy Ape
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October to 21st November 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 14 minutes from Union Street
    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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    Future Conditional
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st September to 3rd October 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 14 minutes from Union Street
    Matthew Warchus' inaugural season, stepping into Kevin Spacey's shoes as artistic director of the Old Vic, opens with Future Conditional, a new play by Tamsin Oglesby, ...More
     
     
     
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    Dr Seuss's The Lorax
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd December 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 14 minutes from Union Street
    Inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic tale, David Greig adapts The Lorax for the Old Vic's Christmas show, a production directed by Max Webster who brought Twelfth ...More
     
     
     
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    Roxy Bar & Screen
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
    The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as well ... More
     
     
     
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    The Jellyfish Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
    London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August through ... More
     
     
     
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    Menier Chocolate Factory
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
    Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Union Street

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Union Street
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
    London > Attractions > Museums
    9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
    Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
     
     
     
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    Southwark Cathedral
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
    Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
     
     
     
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    Golden Hinde
    London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
    Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
    Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Union Street

    The best shops and markets near Union Street
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    O W Loeb
    London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
    3 Archie Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
    Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
     
     
     
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    The Wine Pantry
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
    The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
     
     
     
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    Borough Market
    London > Shopping > Markets
    Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
    Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Union Street

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    St Christopher's Inn
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    121 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
    A traditional English pub on the vibrant Borough High Street, St Christopher's Inn serves fresh and flavourful food created with the finest produce from nearby Borough ... More
     
     
     
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    Tas
    London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
    72 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Union Street
    Turkish cuisine. ... More
     
     
     
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    Menier Chocolate Factory Restaurant
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
    The menu at this Chocolate Factory has no golden eggs or endlessly chewable bubble gum on it and, on the night we went anyway, there were ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Union Street

    Near Union Street
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    London College Of Communication
    London > Education > Professional Training
    Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Union Street
    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 | 22 minutes from Union Street
    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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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 24 minutes from Union Street
    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 Union Street

    Union Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
    London > Leisure >
    Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
    High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
     
     
     
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    Snowsfields Wellness
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 7 minutes from Union Street
    It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
     
     
     
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    Potters Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Union Street
    Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Union Street

    The best pubs near London Union Street.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
    Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Wheatsheaf
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Union Street
    Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
     
     
     
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    Charles Dickens
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    160 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Union Street
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    Nightlife near Union Street

    Union Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Call Me Mr Lucky
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    , The Breakfast Club, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Union Street
    Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
     
     
     
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    The Rake
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Union Street
    Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
     
     
     
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    Vinopolis Wine Wharf
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
    Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Union Street

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Union Street.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Vinopolis
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Union Street
    This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Tate Modern
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Union Street
    Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
     
     
     
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    Skinners' Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 10 minutes from Union Street
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    What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined
    What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Menier Chocolate Factory 2 minutes walk from Union Street

    Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett directs Kyle Riabko's original musical arrangements of Burt Bacharach's celebrated songbook. The 90-minute non-stop musical ...More

     
    Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
    Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
    Sporting Events | Until 31st October 2015 

    The Refinery 4 minutes walk from Union Street

    The Refinery, on the ground floor of the landmark Blue Fin Building in Southwark, celebrates the Great British Summer by ...More

     
    The Heresy of Love
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Union Street

    A new production of Helen Edmundson's critically-acclaimed The Heresy of Love will be staged at Shakespeare's Globe this July. Helen ...More

    The Oresteia
    Theatre | Until 16th October 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Union Street

    Rory Mullarkey's three-act adaptation of Aeschylus's bloodthirsty Greek trilogy about the curse of the House of Atreus....More

    As You Like It
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Union Street

    Blanche McIntyre directs Shakespeare's pastoral comedy of cross-dressing and reparation in which banished Rosalind disguises herself as a boy in ...More

    Nam June Paik
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

    A display featuring rarely-seen work on paper, and other key pieces, spanning 40 years of the artist's career, and acquired ...More

    Joseph Beuys: Artist Rooms
    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

    This display of sculpture brings together works by the German artist from the early 1980s, including the installation Lightning With ...More

    Everyday Alchemy: Contemporary Sculpture
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

    Sculptures which use commonplace objects to explore notions of value. Featured artists include Subodh Gupta, Haris Epaminonda, Rachel Harrison and ...More

    Around Abstract Art 1920-1935
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

    An exhibition exploring the development of abstract art in the inter-war period, and how the term came to be favoured ...More

    Arte Povera And Anti-Form
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Modern 8 minutes walk from Union Street

    An art exhibition curated by Mark Godfrey and Helen Sainsbury, which explores how from the late 1960s many artists began ...More

     
     
     
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