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London's South Bank: Eat, Drink, Stay, and Do

If you’re looking for a part of London that offers a whole host of fun activities then look no further than London’s South Bank.

Situated beside the River Thames, this location is the epitome of London’s incredible culture. With fine places to eat, drink or chill out, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this part of the Big Smoke.

Getting here is easy, too. Simply board one of the many trains to London and then walk, ride or use public transport to get to this central London spot. You arrange the travel and we’ll create the ideal plan for your trip.

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Dine at a restaurant 

One of the great things about visiting London is that you’ll have a wonderful selection of delicious cuisines at your fingertips – and that is certainly the case for the restaurants near South Bank.

For an experience like no other, we can’t recommend Bala Baya enough. This Middle Eastern restaurant is one of the most popular restaurants in the area and its reviews on Tripadvisor speak for themselves. If this isn’t your style, though, fear not: there are options for all tastes in South Bank.

Grab a drink

London’s South Bank is home to many incredible pubs and bars, making it the ideal place to share a drink with friends or take a loved one on a date.

For those partial to a delicious craft beer, Beer Hawk is the spot for you. Enjoy a drink on the Thames as you create new everlasting memories with friends but be sure to book a table to avoid disappointment. If cocktails are more up your street then you simply must try the stylish Lyaness for a night out that you’ll want to do again and again.

Take in a live performance

Did you know that London’s South Bank is also a hot spot for theatre and live performances? The London Southbank Centre is where you will visit for live performances from musicians and artists alike or venture to the National Theatre for breathtaking onstage spectacles.

Take in the scenery

We know that London can be expensive but the South Bank also has some great free things to do, with the most notable being the London South Bank river walk. Go on a stroll with your mates and take in the views and enjoy the beauty of the city.

As you can see, there’s a lot to be done in London’s South Bank so you’ll be in need of a hotel or other accommodation to get the most out of your visit.


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