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Reviewed 4 December 2017

A very central and very nice neighborhood.Many important points of interest of London are placed here:The Shard,The Southwark Cathedral,Shakespeare's Globe,Tate Modern,the lovely Borough Market,the City Hall.A lot of restaurants,pubs,cafes as long as is an area full of tourists.A place not to be missed!

Thank zuv
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We spent a full week in a beautiful rented flat. This is a very interesting part of the city and walking distance to everything. Also tube and train stations if you desire. Lots of great food and shopping. Next time in London we will spend...More

Thank RA12RA
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We had visited Southwark during a previous stay in London and had enjoyed its vibe. Therefore, when we were enjoying another long stroll along the South Bank, we spent sometime checking out Southwark again. This time, we spent much of our time in the locale,...More

1  Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Southwark borough came into effect in 1965 when 3 smaller areas amalgamated. Southwark contains many historical and touristic attractions such as; Southwark Cathedral, Tower Bridge, The Shard amongst others. Southwark's borough headquarters is on Tooley Street.

1  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Bustling and interesting area of london to explore. Plenty places with interesting food, street markets coffees and drinks. Close to historical centre with great views of St. paul's. Lots to see and do but also plenty areas to chill or take a stroll along the...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Inner London Borough. Thameswalk from Blackfriars to Bermondsey. Oxo Tower. Bankside. Tate Modern. Millennium Bridge. Tooley Street. London Dungeon. Clink Street. The Old Operating Theatre. Bermondsey Street. White Cube. Caisse Croute & Jose Pizarro. Peckham. Artificial Afro-hair grunge and trendy Bellenden Road eateries. Dulwich Picture...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This area is one of the oldest parts of London and is at the south bank of the River Thames, from London Bridge towards Elephant and Castle. It is within easy walking distance from the West End and is a bustling area with The Shard...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Southwark is one of our favourite areas of London. It is so steep in history, art and markets that there is certainly something for everyone. You could certainly look at my reviews of many to do things in this area, to get a feeling for...More

1  Thank RadTel
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We stayed very briefly in Southwark for a few nights at the beginning of our trip. It is a more local and low key area than some of the other tourist places. There are plenty of pubs around. There are a few sights to see,...More

4  Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Across from St Paul's Cathedral and the Millennium foot bridge, you find yourself in Southwark. So many interesting places to see, The Shard, The Golden Hind and of course Borough Market. Cross over and take a look.

1  Thank theharrogatelady
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