Doug McKinlay

South Bank

The South Bank is a must-visit area for art lovers, theatre-goers and culture hounds, and has been significantly re-energised by the renowned Tate Modern. Come for iconic Thames views, great food markets, first-rate pubs, dollops of history, striking examples of modern architecture, and a sprinkling of fine bars and restaurants.

Explore South Bank

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout South Bank.

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