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Southwark

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Traditional English Food Tasting Walking Tour in London
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A really great area of London

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Burnaby, Canada
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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 Southwark (cheap solicitation).

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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, the best part being the Borough Markets.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Vibrant area of London, especially right by the river from the Tate modern to tower bridge. Every time we visit is seems to improve

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Southwark is one of my favourite parts of London as it has a unique combination of beautiful river walks along with lovely restaurants and bars.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

A very happening area in Southeast London. I like the vibe here. There are many attractions nearby, including Parliament, Tower Bridge, Globe Theater, Tate Modern, and the Tower of London. The Shard Tower is here as well as is The London Eye. These sites are good for getting beautiful views of London, and the Shard has a few very nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Southwark park is beautiful, the pond is full of ducklings, goslings and cygnets. There's a fantastic children's play area that is and we'll managed. The cafe is worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Yet another bustling area of central London with plenty to see and do. Within easy walking distance of many popular sights, restaurants and shops.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Blackfriars Bridge and began exploring the area on the the river bank at Blackfriars. The area is busy but has a village feel and the railway arches with their shops and bars, as well as Borough Market were great places to explore.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Walk, sightsee, near river, museum visits, shopping, eats and drinks. Plenty to keep occupied. Good area of city and we walked from Hotel Citizen M to Tate Modern then cross this bridge towards St Paul's Cathedral and beyond to British Museum. You could take buses or taxis but I like to walk and absorb a city when I visit and... More 

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