See & Do

Places of interest

Shakespeare's Globe

Meet the Rose’s younger sister. Nicknamed the big wooden ‘O’, this new reconstruction is ...

49 Bankside

49 Bankside, a house with an unbelievable history, wrapping its arm over London’s narrowest s...

Southwark Cathedral

Here lies the oldest crossing point of the Thames and once the city’s only entrance. A site o...

Kirkaldy's Testing Works

The Industrial Revolution transformed the world, but engineers found themselves on a crash cour...

Bear Gardens

Bear Gardens. Named, not because of a fragrant flower garden, but a instead a brutal form of en...

Guides

Bankside Benches

For a book & a brew...

Bankside Parks

Do you often find yourself eating lunch at your desk? Step outside the office and discover a gr...

Bankside playgrounds

For games & giggling...

Bankside Suntraps

For cats & coffee...

Bankside Trees

For hugs & bugs  ...

Low Line London

Give the river (and the crowds) the slip. Mosey inland via the viaduct, aka The Low Line. An ac...

Sneaky Shard views

For hiders, seekers & foxes...

Theatres & Galleries

Bankside Gallery

Landscape lovers, water-colourists, printmakers and riverside idlers can’t resist this pl...

Central School of Ballet

We’re all dancers. You, me, him, her, them, they, us We just need cajoling and this is cajole...

Cervantes Theatre

The Cervantes Theatre in Old Union Yard Arches is the proud creation of the Spanish Theatre Com...

London College of Contemporary Music (LCCM)

Music makes the world go round. And this baby is the epicentre. The Music Box is London College...

Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory is an off-West End theatre located on Southwark Street and compris...

Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe is a world-renowned performing arts venue, cultural attraction and ed...

Tate Modern

Since Tate Modern first opened in 2000, it has become a London landmark, not just for the art i...

The Rose Playhouse

The world’s a stage, and this was his first. It’s 1587, Bankside is a bear-pit of debaucher...

Union Theatre

The Union Theatre is an award-winning off-West End theatre known for it’s fringe theatre ...

Green Spaces

All Hallows’ Churchyard

The original All Hallows’ Church was a fine example of Victorian gothic architecture built by...

Crossbones Graveyard

On Redcross Way, a tranquil back-street running parallel to Borough High Street, there’s ...

Marlborough Sports Garden

Marlborough Sports Garden is a fantastic public open space a few minutes walk from London Bridg...

Mint Street Park

Situated in the space occupied previously by the Evelina Children’s Hospital (1869-1976),...

Red Cross Garden

Until 2005, this tiny park looked orphaned. Crumbling tarmac and a scabby lawn. Originally desi...

Shops & Wellbeing

3Tribes Borough

3Tribes is a London boutique fitness studio in Bankside located just off Borough High Street. A...

A.P.C

A.P.C. is a French clothing brand, authentic and accessible by way of its style, prices and phi...

Aesop

The Aesop objective has always been to formulate skin, hair and body care products of the fines...

Bird and Blend Tea Co.

Bird & Blend Tea Co. is an eco conscious, independent, people-focused, award-winning Tea Mi...

Borough Kitchen

Borough Kitchen is a kitchenware store, with a simple ethos when it comes to curating their cat...

Clo&Flo Borough

Clo&Flo was born out of a love for hair and pilates based bespoke fitness. Head here for al...

CrossFit Central London

CrossFit is constantly varied, functional movements performed at high intensity. It’s a m...

Cubitts

Cubitts handmake prescription glasses and sunglasses for men, women, and all genders, in the tr...

Cutters Yard Southwark

Cutters Yard is located in the heart of Southwark has been meticulously designed to ensure a co...

Energie Fitness Borough

Energie Fitness Borough is situated in the perfect location only 3 minutes’ walk from Borough...

Neal's Yard Dairy

The Neal’s Yard Dairy mission is to improve British Cheese. They select, mature and sell ...

Neal's Yard Remedies

Neal’s Yard, a contemporary apothecary, specializes in producing top-rated natural and or...

O'Sullivan's Salon

O’Sullivan’s salon, situated just behind Tate Modern and in the heart of NEO Banksi...

Oliver Bonas

Oliver Bonas is an independent British lifestyle store, perfect for finding gifts, cards, cloth...

Prezzemolo e Vitale

Prezzemolo & Vitale is your daily grocery shopping destination, where you can find authenti...

Pure Gym

Get access to the best kit and classes with a low cost, no contract membership at PureGym....

Sofa.com

Open seven days a week, the sofa.com showroom is nestled in the historic railway arches on Burr...

The Bridge - women only gym

If you’re looking for a friendly, supportive women-only gym in Southwark, grab your trainers....

The Fitting Rooms

The Fitting Rooms is a family-run, boutique gym with a vision of bringing expert weight-trainin...

The Font Borough

The Font Borough brings world class indoor climbing to the heart of Central London. The Font co...

The Groomsmith

The Groomsmith is a full-service Barber Shop situated in the heart of Borough Market, dedicate...

The Whisky Exchange

The Whisky Exchange London Bridge is a treasure trove of whiskies, fine spirits, Champagnes, wi...

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