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South Bank

Lambeth Bridge to Blackfriars Bridge | south to St George's Circus, London SE1, England
+44 20 7202 6918
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South Bank is a beautiful riverside stretch in the heart of London featuring the Coca-Cola London Eye, SEA LIFE London Aquarium, Imperial War Museum London, Southbank Centre, National Theatre, top hotels, shopping, dining and more. Located walking distance from Covent Garden and Westminster, it is the perfect location for a relaxing stroll or evening of entertainment. Known as the capital's cultural playground, there is a packed programme of art, theatre, exhibitions, music, film and free events make South Bank an inspiring place to explore.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lambeth Bridge to Blackfriars Bridge | south to St George's Circus, London SE1, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have only recently come to explore the South Bank area and love it - I now go fairly regularly and there is always something new to explore. Essentially it is the area on the south bank of the River Thames opposite Westminster. It is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Things can be expensive and the area itself is perpetually overcrowded, yet it remains one of my favorite places in one of my favorite cities. There's dining and art and culture (museums and theatres), but you can also just stand along the river and enjoy...More

Thank John R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How lovely it was to sit on the terrace of the Southbank Centre and soak up the sun and watch the world go by, with a jug of Pimms. There is everything you could want here, well stocked bars, a lovely cafe with cakes, sandwiches...More

Thank MissMLD
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've loved the south bank area for years. From borough market to the London eye. There is plenty going on all the time. Sit, relax and let the world go by. Enjoy. Recommended

Thank John R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's OK, it you haven't traveled then its pretty cool, otherwise it's over crowded and side stalls selling expensive produce... The London eye is major busy and not worth the wait... Generally it's pretty average compared to other countries

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a sunny warm day like when we visited, the south bank is a wonderful place to stroll, see the sites, and people watch. A walk across the bridge results in nice photo opps.

Thank Lori T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The South side of River Thames had been modernised in the last 20 years since December 1988 "Silver Jubilee " -The Queen's Walk. From Waterloo station, you can go to the Royal Festival Hall, enjoy the bar and cafe or venture out for many eateries...More

Thank leeray2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best views across the Thames are from the south bank, full of street performers, cafe's and bars abound, you have to take a peek if ever you find yourself in London.

Thank Steve57C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not just for skateboarders - although there are quite a few of them at ground level. There is a great collection of attractions here - from the London Eye to the Festival Hall to the National Theatre. And all with endless cafes.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great views of London landmarks lots of activities to do along the south bank many of them free It is a pleasant walk in the day or evening ..royal festival hall has many events within it or even a cup of coffee and a chat...More

Thank Missshums
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There are lots of hotels nearby and lots of separate public parking. Rather than fight the London traffic I would do what someone else has suggested: stay out of town (not necessarily as far away as Colliers Wood) and take... More
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