did you know?
- County Hall was once the centre of London’s city government. This building is located across the river from the Houses of Parliament and served as the headquarters of London County Council and Greater London Council until 1986.
- According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Agatha Christie is indisputably the best-selling novelist of all time. A 1959 UNESCO report claimed her books had been translated into 103 languages, and she’s sold over two billion copies to date!
- Christie wrote the series on much-loved detective Hercule Poirot, and The New York Times published his obituary on its front page, the only time a fictional character has been afforded this accolade
***** ‘CRIMINALLY GOOD’ Daily Mail
**** ‘A palatial interior fit for the QUEEN OF CRIME’ Daily Telegraph
**** ‘COUNTY HALL IS THE PERFECT SETTING. DELICIOUSLY ENJOYABLE’ TIME OUT
**** ‘VERDICT? IT’S A TRIUMPH’ MAIL ON SUNDAY
Witness for the Prosecution
London County Hall, Belvedere Road, SE1 7PB
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Leake Street Arches
A celebration of urban art, dining and entertainment live from Waterloo.
Leake Street Arches is a celebration of urban art, dining and entertainment live from Waterloo.
Eight former railway arches next to the famous Graffiti Tunnel have been brought back to life to provide a curated collection of independent restaurants and bars that capture the essence of urban culture. Head to Leake Street Arches to fuel your creativity and leave your mark.
Leake Street Arches includes:
Banh Bao Brothers- Smuggling in new flavours from the old country, you’ll find familiar favourites with a twist, vigour and freshness you never knew they had, and dishes you’ve never heard of bringing you back to the flavours you know and love.
Draughts Waterloo- Draughts is London’s first board game café, a haven for game lovers. Serving high quality food, snacks and a range of local craft beers, ales, ciders, and wines for all those late night sessions.
Aures London- Set to become Europe’s first five sensory, fully immersive events venue, Aures London currently provides a unique blank canvas venue for art exhibitions, installations and live performances
26 Leake Street- 26 Leake Street will undertake 3 phases of work; converting 4 separate arches into London’s finest brewery, bar, restaurant and live event space. The 1200 capacity venue is currently available as a fantastic blank canvas to hire for events.
Rat Bar @ 26 Leake Street - Showcasing a huge original Banksy, this ‘giant rat’, compliments the eerie underground nature of the space. With themed drinks and a killer live music programme, the graffiti artwork inside this Pop Up bar has been designed by Wu-Tang Clan’s official artist, Gary Alford.
Mamuśka! Polish Bar and Kitchen - Everyone loves Polish food – some people just don’t know it yet. Mamuśka! is a Polish mother-in-law when she feeds you well and you love her for it. No matter what your roots, you will feel a little closer to Poland and a lot more upbeat after a hearty meal and a shot of flavoured premium vodka from Mamuśka!
Discover this new gallery gem in Oxo Tower Wharf.
Take a stroll along South Bank's leafy riverside.
Take a leisurely stroll along the banks of the Thames as it winds through the capital. Soak up the South Bank atmosphere, London's home of art, culture and unique architecture. Cross the bridges for circular walks with spectacular views.
The Riverside Walkway attracts visitors from all over the world and is also a valuable resource enjoyed by all who live or work in the area. It is also used as a venue for unusual and unique events - keep your eyes peeled for exciting pop-ups.
[email protected] showcases a varied programme of photography, contemporary design, architecture and issue-based exhibitions.
The No.1 sightseeing tour on the Thames - choose from afternoon tea, sundowner and even Elvis cruises.
MBNA Thames Clippers
Stylish river fleet, running every 20 minutes between key London piers.
Jubilee Gardens is a beautifully landscaped park situated in the heart of South Bank, behind the London Eye.
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.
Bernie Spain Gardens
A relaxing riverside open space, nestled between Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf.
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.
Watching a blockbuster at the BFI IMAX, the UK's largest cinema screen.
Gabriel's Wharf is home to an eclectic mix of independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.
Oxo Tower Wharf
The Oxo Tower has been a Thames-side landmark since the 1930s. During this time, it had many owners including the Liebig Extract of Meat Company who produced the iconic Oxo Cube.
After becoming derelict in the 1970s, the building and surrounding land were bought by Coin Street Community Builders and developed into the thriving mixed-use neighbourhood it is today.
Florence Nightingale Museum
Who was the real Lady with the Lamp? Travel through three pavilions to relive Florence’s childhood, understand her experiences in the Crimean War and discover how she pioneered modern nursing practice. Her story is brought to life through unique collections, interactive displays and art installations.
The Old Vic
The legendary theatre presents an exciting and eclectic programme.