Did you know?
- Morley College was established in 1889, and with its roots stretching back some years before that, Morley College London is one of the country's oldest and largest specialist providers of adult education.
- Morley College is based on original philanthropic, charitable foundations, which continues to be a distinguishing feature of the College to present day.
- Morley College was founded to address the learning needs of Waterloo and Lambeth - an area of great poverty at the time.
- As the Morley Memorial College for Working Men and Women, Morley College was the first institution of its kind to admit both men and women on an equal footing.
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Discover this new gallery gem in Oxo Tower Wharf.
gallery@oxo showcases a varied programme of photography, contemporary design, architecture and issue-based exhibitions.
Secret bar in the BFI Southbank (behind the bookcase!)
For the more explorative of South Bank frequenters, the Drawing Room at BFI Southbank will make for an interesting and altogether more private experience. To enter, look for the secret door behind a bookcase at BFI Southbank. Find it, and you’ve found the way to the Drawing Room – an intimate cocktail bar (which is also available for private parties).
The Drawing Room is also perfect for hosting a stylish, intimate private party or event.
Caffe Vergnano 1882
Classic Italian cooking, piping hot coffee and more to be found in this cafe and restaurant
Caffe Vergnano serves up the finest Italian coffee in a sophisticated cafe bar located opposite the Royal Festival Hall.
The chain has a long history (since 1882) and a penchant for serving some of the best coffee available in London (possibly even the best according to some critics). 1882, while being a nod to the company's beginnings, is similar to the other coffee shops it runs in London, however this time it comes with a twist in the form of a fully-fledged restaurant serving the best in Italian cuisine on top of the usual offering, all within walking distance of the London Eye and National Theatre.
Vergnano is busy during the weekends so it's advised to book ahead.
The internationally-renowned venue presents new writing, classics, comedies and musicals.
A four-screen cinema venue showing a huge selection of classic and contemporary films.
IWM London tells the stories of those whose lives have been shaped by war through the depth, breadth and impact of their Galleries, displays and events.
Dim Sum, cocktails and tea with exotic flowers that bloom within the cup. Ping Pong is fresh and stylish. Outdoor seating.
The menu featuring delicious dim sum dishes is extensive and highly trained dim sum chefs and cocktail experts ensure continual taste innovation and faultless preparation.
The restaurant at Southbank Centre has two floors, featuring the floating Lotus Lounge, a buzzing cocktail bar and an outside terrace.
Please note that this restaurant has a minimum booking requirement of eight people or more, for more information on group bookings and events please contact them. Alternatively, just drop in.
OXO Tower Restaurant
Relax in the OXO Restaurant whilst taking in the unparalleled views of St Paul’s .
Olivier Cafe National Theatre
Named after the world-famous actor, this cafe offers both hot and cold food and drinks.
National Theatre Espresso Bar
Ideal for a quick coffee and cake.
Grab a drink at the Long Bar in National Theatre, before a performance or after work.
Central Bar at Royal Festival Hall
Enjoy a drink at one of London's longest bars: the iconic Central Bar at Royal Festival Hall.
Central Bar at
Royal Festival Hall
This bar is not only set within a world leading arts centre (Royal Festival Hall) but it is also one of the longest bars in the capital to boot.
As it can be found in the heart of Southbank Centre, the bar is surrounded by a hub of activity - nab a good seat and you can see free events taking place in the fabulous Clore Ballroom which often showcases free music or events for the little ones.
So grab a drink and snack from the bar's extensive menu and watch the creative world of Southbank Centre pass by.
Modern communal dining hall for traditional British comfort food and school dinner-style desserts.
Old-school British favourites are brought up to date by Canteen - think treacle sponge, hearty roasts and proper breakfasts.
Located on the ground floor of Royal Festival Hall - the popular chain is within minutes of Waterloo Station, Southbank Centre, National Theatre and BFI Southbank - making it the perfect stop off if you're on your way to see a film, show or exhibition.
Canteen is committed to providing honest food that is nationally sourced, skilfully prepared and reasonably priced. All dishes are cooked to order and our menu changes seasonally to accommodate the best and freshest national produce. Highlights include an indulgent Macaroni Cheese, Scotch Eggs and Picalilli and Homemade Ice cream and Shortbread.
Riverside Terrace Cafe at Southbank Centre
Al fresco café at Southbank Centre, serving quick bites, snacks, fresh food in an informal setting.
Riverside Terrace Cafe
at Southbank Centre
Offering one of the best riverside views in South Bank, the Riverside Terrace Cafe at the Southbank Centre will offer you lunch on fresh seasonal produce, have you enjoy a relaxed bite before a show or simply indulge in a sweet treat from their pastry counter. The Riverside Terrace Cafe menu also offers a selection of homemade stews and daily seasonal soups to choose from.
Alternatively, take in the Thames views over a coffee and enjoy their free WiFi, as the ever-changing cultural spectacle of visitors promenading along South Bank unfolds before your eyes. Perfect for enjoying a bite before a show at the Royal Festival Hall or visiting with a group of friends and family.
The Wall SE1
The Wall SE1 burst onto the South Bank culinary scene at House of Vans in August 2014, in a cloud of burger smoke, coffee grounds, blood, sweat and tears.
This cool new restaurant and bar - The Wall SE1 - is located within The House of Vans, right by Waterloo Station. In its own words, it has “burst onto the South Bank restaurant scene in a cloud of burger smoke, coffee grounds, blood, sweat and tears”.
Inspired by New York diners and tying in with House of Vans’ “off the wall” spirit, The Wall SE1 serves American style fast food cooked with fresh, quality local produce. Expect a menu comprising of piping hot sweet potato fries that are crispy on the outside and deliciously soft and gooey on the inside with a wickedly smoky chipotle mayo and a selection of burgers including their infamous Pulled Piggy...
If you fancy something fancy, check out the cocktails, which include a Jamaican or Russian Mule, a Pilgrim father, or The Wall’s own concoction made with Blackdown Cellars Vodka/ Gin, fresh lemon, pomegranate and apple juice and elderflower served long over ice and a lemon wedge garnish.
The raw, industrial space programmes exhibitions and events, displaying the best in art & design.
See shows and exhibitions and take part in our vibrant festivals.