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There are always lots happening in Bankside, perfect for family days out or an evening with friends. To receive monthly updates on events in Bankside and its attractions, please sign up for our events newsletter.

Not to be missed - some of Bankside's top visitor attractions and galleries are unveiling brand new exhibitions this summer

The Low Line, an ambitious long term project to open up the pedestrian walk way that runs along the base of the rail viaduct in Bankside, features two brand new developments - Flat Iron Square and Old Union Yard Arches

01/06/2017 - 31/08/2017

From light lunches to afternoon tea, Southwark Cathedral's courtyard café offers the perfect summer setting to get away from the hussle and bustle of the riverside.

01/06/2017 - 30/09/2017

Come rain or shine, we've compiled some top summer hangouts at Bankside's bars and restaurants. From riverside settings, outdoor terraces with pop-up gin gardens to Wimbledon screenings, find out where you can get the best summer sips.

22/04/2017 - 01/10/2017

Shakespeare's Globe has announced its exciting Summer of Love lineup which kicks off with Romeo and Juliet, then closes with Tristan Bernays’ bold new ancient history play which tells the story of queen, warrior and rebel Boudica.

Look closely and you will discover lots of pockets of greenery and urban spaces in Bankside, perfect for enjoying alfresco lunches when the sun is shining.

Indulge in a MBNA Thames Clippers cream tea cruise, the most elegant way to enjoy an afternoon on the river this summer. 

The Gentlemen Baristas have transformed their first floor into a private dining space to accomodate their much anticipated evening opening hours

For a truly unforgettable present, treat someone special to a great gift experience in Bankside.

The expert bakers at PAUL Bankside are now offering bread baking masterclasses at their Bankside branch every Monday and Tuesday.

Bankside is full of attractions that will make for an exciting trip, while not hurting your wallet.

Take a look at our top weekend brunch spots - from Caravan Bankside, The Table Cafe to the Tel Aviv inspired cuisine at Bala Baya, plus many more.


The new 10-storey Switch House extension of Tate Modern will bring fresh energy to London’s dining and drinking scene.