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The Borough is in SE1 and includes the historic Bankside area. It is dominated by old warehouses, print works and hop trade buildings. The main shops are on Borough High Street.


Accommodation

Mad Hatter Hotel,
3-7 Stamford Street,
(020) 7701 9222
www.fullershotels.com/main/1044
30 bedroom hotel owned by Fullers.
19th century façade.


Novotel London City South,
53-61 Southwark Bridge Road,
(020) 7407 0777

www.novotel.com
AA 4 star hotel close to Globe Theatre.
London Eye & Tate Modern


Southwark Rose Hotel,
43-47 Southwark Bridge Road,
(020) 7015 1480
www.southwarkrosehotel.co.uk
3 star hotel close to Globe Theatre,
London Eye & Tate Modern



Accountants

Ashdens, 106-114 Borough High Street, (020) 7407 7604


Architect

John Smart Architects
61 Roupell Streett:
T: 020 7633 0055
F: 020 7633 9330
www.johnsmartarchitects.co.uk
Profile
Portfolio
Bespoke homes


Art Galleries

Jerwood Space,
171 Union Street,
(020) 7654 0171,
www.jerwoodspace.co.uk

Opened in 1998
Open 7 days a week

Tate Modern,
Bankside,
(020) 7887 8888,
www.tate.org.uk/modern

Opened in 2000.
Previously Bankside Power Station (Sir Giles Gilbert Scott).
Riverbus link to Tate Britain.

Union
Ewer Street,
57 Ewer Street,
(020) 7928 3388,
www.union-gallery.com

Opened in 2003.
Open Monday - Saturday.
Branch in Bethnal Green



Attractions

Bramahs Tea & Coffee Museum,
40 Southwark Street,
(020) 7403 5650,
www.teaandcoffeemuseum.co.uk

Founded in 1992 by tea expert Edward Bramah.
Tea room opened 7 days a week.
Closed for refurbishment until 2009

Imperial War Museum,
Lambeth Road,
(020) 7416 5000
www.iwm.org.uk
Moved to its present site in 1936.
(Was old Bethlem Royal Hospital).
Also in Duxford

Old Operating Theatre,
Museum & Herb Garret,
9a St Thomas Street,
(020) 7955 4791
www.thegarret.org.uk

Old C19 operating theatre in garret of St Thomas’ Church.
discovered in 1956

Vinopolis,
1 Bank End,
0870 444 4777
www.vinopolis.co.uk

All things wine
Set in mighty railway arches.
Book for the famous wine tour.



Bakers

De Gustibus,
4 Southwark Street,
(020 7407 3625
www.degustibus.co.uk/
Granville Sour dough.
Spelt Bread
Eight grain etc

Konditor & Cook
10 Stoney Street
020 7407 5100
www.konditorandcook.com
Opened in 1998
Hand-made cakes
Outside seating


Banks

Abbey, 9 Southwark Street, www.abbey.com

Barclays, 29 Borough High Street, www.barclays.com

HSBC, 28 Borough High Street, www.hsbc.co.uk

Lloyds, 69 Borough High Street,www.lloydstsb.com

NatWest, 10 Southwark Street, www.natwest.com


Barber

Hobbs, 6 Bedale Street

Bars and Pubs

Anchor Bankside,
34 Park Street,
(020) 7407 1577
Built in 1775
Used by Dr Johnson, Boswell & Reynolds
Overlloks River Thames

Baltic,
74 Blackfriars Road,
(020) 7928 1111
www.balticrestaurant.co.uk
Opened in 2001
Wide selection of Russian & Polish vodkas
Branch in Hammersmith


Boot & Flogger
10-20 Redcross Way,
020 7407 1184
Wine bar established in 1964
Owned independently by John Davy
Open Mon-Fri 11am-8pm

The George Inn
77 Borough High Street
020 7407 2056
Rare example of galleried Inn (1676).
Owned by National Trust
Leased to a private company

Market Porter
9 Stoney Street
020 7407 2495
www.markettaverns.co.uk/The-Market-Porter/
Tremendous range of Real Ales.
One of the best pubs south of the River
Situated in Borough Market

The Rake
14 Winchester Walk
020 7407 0557
www.utobeer.co.uk
Very small bar opened in 2006
Voted best bar in 2007 by Time Out
Extensive range of world beers

Royal Oak
44 Tabard Street,
020 7357 7173
www.harveys.org.uk
Real Ale pub.
Traditional English food
Off Borough High Street

Wine Wharf
Vinopolis
Stoney Street
020 7940 8335
www.winewharf.com
Opened in 2000
330 wines
110 by the glass


Bookshop

Marcus Campbell Art Books
43 Holland Street
020 7261 0111
New and second hand art books.

Riverside Bookshop
Units 18-19
Hays Galleria
020 7378 1824


Buses

21 (London Central) Lewisham - Moorgate
35 (London Central) Clapham Junction - Shoreditch
40 (London Central) Dulwich - Aldgate
47 (Selkent) Catford - Shoreditch
133 (London Central) Tooting Broadway - Liverpool Street Station
343 (Selkent) New Cross Gate - London Bridge
www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/gettingaround/maps/buses/


Butchers

Ginger Pig
Borough Market
020 7403 4721
www.thegingerpig.co.uk
Quality English butchers
Open Tues - Sat
Branches in London & N Yorks

Suffolk Meats
156 Great Suffolk Street
020 7403 2851
Family butchers


Cab office

London Bridge Cars, 28 Southwark Street, (020) 7357 9999


Cafes

Maria’a Market Cafe,
Borough Market
020 7407 5048


Cinema

Roxy Bar & Screen,
128-132 Borough High Street,
(020) 7407 4057,
www.roxybarandscreen.com

Almost free films (small coverage)
Food & drink
Open 7 days a week


Cheese

Neal's Yard Dairy,
6-8 Park Street,
(020) 7403 9544
www.nealsyarddairy.co.uk
Business established in 1979
English & continental cheeses
Open Mon - Sat

Gastronomica
2 Bedale Street
020 7407 4488
www.gastronomica.co.uk
Italian Cheeses
Italian cured meats
Italian bread & preserves.


Chemist

City Drug Co, 39-41 Borough High Street, (020) 7407 2061

Churches

Southwark Cathedral
Montague Close
020 7367 6700
www.southwark.anglican.org
Originally site of St Mary Overy
Then became St Saviour’s church
Became Southwark Cathedral in 1905


Clubs

SEOne
41-43 St Thomas Street
020 7407 1617
www.seone-london.com
Established: 2002
Capacity: 30.000 sq ft - 3000 clubbers
Dance music & live events



Covered Market

Borough Market
Borough High Street
A market since Medieval times.
Opened to the public in 1999.
Open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
More Info


Delicatessen

Gastronomica
2 Bedale Street
020 7407 4488
www.gastronomica.co.uk
Italian Cheeses
Italian cured meats
Italian bread & preserves.


Dentist

Natalie R Smith, 91 Borough High Street, (020) 7407 2174

Doctor

305 Borough High Street, (020) 7407 4248

Estate agents

Field & Sons
54 Borough High Street
020 7407 1375
www.fieldandsons.co.uk
Established in 1804
Residential sales and lettings
Commercial sales

Leonard Leese
228 Borough High Street
020 7015 1360
www.leonardleese.com
Independent estate agency.
Residential sales
Residential lettings


Fishmongers

Furness Fish & Game
Borough Market
015395 59544
www.morecambebayshrimps.com/
Cumbrian supplier of fish and game.
Good Morecambe Shrimps.


Florist

Green House, 1 Bedale Street, (020) 7403 6304

Greengrocers

Alan Pauls, 92 Snowsfields, (020) 7407 2905

Laundrette

The Laundrette, 78-80 Redcross Way

Library

John Harvard,
211 Borough High Street
020 7525 2000
Mon, Tues & Thurs 10-7
Wed & Fri 10-6
Sat 10-5


Local Council

Southwark Council, Town Hall, Peckham Road, (020) 7525 5000 www.southwark.guv.uk


Locksmiths

G Worrall & Son
174 Great Suffolk Street
020 7403 4147
www.gworralls.com
Established over 100 years
Lock fitting
Key service


Opticians

GF Barnes, 153 Borough High Street, (020) 7407 3267

Quinlans, 7 Bedale Street, (020) 7403 6179


Parks

St George-the-Martyr Garden
off Borough High Street
Small secluded garden
Previously churchyard
Built next to site of Marshalsea Prison.



Printer

Copyprints,
1 Talbot Yard,
020 7407 2079
www.copyprintsltd.co.uk
Machine copying
Print from business cards to brochures
Office supplies


Railway station

London Bridge, Station Approach,
www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/LBG.html

Restaurant

Baltic
74 Blackfriars Road
020 7928 1111
www.balticrestaurant.co.uk
Polish restaurant. opened in 2001
Open Monday - Saturday
By Southwark tube station

Feng Sushi
13 Stoney Street
020 7407 8744
www.fengsushi.co.uk
Japanese cuisine
Fresh fish daily
Open Mon - Sat

Roast
Floral Hall
Stoney Street
020 7940 1300
www.roast-restaurant.com
Modern British cuisine
with mostly British ingredients
English wines, beers & spirits

Tapas Brindisi
18-20 Southwark Street
020 7357 8880
www.brindisa.com
Spanish Charcuterie selection
Hot and cold tapas
Open Mon - Sat

Wright Brothers
11 Stoney Street
020 7403 9554
www.wrightbros.eu.com
Oyster & Port House
Oysters from England & abroad
Open Mon - Sat


River Bus

London Bridge City Pier
0870 781 5049
www.thamesclippers.com
Situated next to Hay’s Galleria.
Commuter service
O2 service
Sightseeing with River Roamer ticket.



Shoe repairs

Cobblers Nest,
76 Redcross Way
020 7357 9394
Shoe repairs
Hand-made shoes
Dry cleaning agent
Open Mon - Sat



Shopping Centre

Hay’s Galleria,
London Bridge City
020 7403 3583,
www.haysgalleria.co.uk

Converted Victorian warehouse by Thames
Houses a range of shops, bars & restaurants.
Regular exhibitions and fairs



Solicitors

Anthony Gold,
25 London Bridge Street,
(020) 7940 4000
www.anthonygold.co.uk

Conveyancing
Probate
Family law


Theatre

Globe Theatre
21 New Globe Walk
020 7401 9919 (box office)
www.shakespeares-globe.org
Facsimile of Tudor open-air theatre
Original site in Park Street
Reconstructed in 1977 by the Thames

Menier Chocolate Factory
3 Southwark Street
020 7907 7060
www.menierchocolatefactory.com
Opened in 2004 in an 1870 factory
Theatre & restaurant
Rehearsal room

Southwark Playhouse
Shipwright Yard
0844 847 1656 (bookings)
www.southwarkplayhouse.co.uk
Founded in 1993
Corner of Tooley St & Bermonsdey St
Open Mon - Sat evenings. Bar.

Unicorn Theatre
147 Tooley Street
020 7645 0560
www.unicorntheatre.com
Opened in 2005.
Children’s theatre.
Performance, workshops & education

Union Theatre
204 Union Street
020 7261 9876
www.uniontheatre.org
Studio theatre under railway arches


Underground Stations

London Bridge
31 Borough High Street
Serves Jubilee & Northern Line
Redeveloped in 1999

Southwark
The Cut/Blackfriars Road
Serves Jubilee Line
Opened in 1999.
Architects MJP

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