South Bank London

Explore the vibrant culture, dining, and entertainment of South Bank.

Discover iconic landmarks, world-class theatre, diverse cuisine, and memorable experiences in London's favourite riverside neighbourhood.

What's On

Poster for London Tide play. Two women stand at shoulder height in a misty river

National Theatre

London Tide

10 Apr 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

A new adaptation of Charles Dickens' Our Mutual Friend set to a new musical score by PJ Harvey.

Theatre & Shows

Southbank Centre

Salman Rushdie: Knife

21 Apr 2024 - 21 Apr 2024

Catch Salman Rushdie in conversation with Erica Wagner for the launch of his memoir Knife.

Walks, Talks & Tours


Civil War at BFI IMAX

09 Apr 2024 - 18 Apr 2024

Alex Garland's explosive blockbuster envisions mass social breakdown in a dystopian near-future USA.


The Garden Museum

Jean-Marie Toulgouat: Gardening Giverny

13 Mar 2024 - 24 Apr 2024

An exhibition devoted to the garden paintings of the post-war French artist Jean-Marie Toulgouat.


The Old Vic


11 Apr 2024 - 01 Jun 2024

Rosie Sheehy stars in this acclaimed production of Sophie Treadwell's gripping play.

Theatre & Shows

Witness for the Prosecution

01 Jan 2023 - 30 Mar 2025

Experience Agatha Christie's gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting

Theatre & Shows

National Theatre

Underdog: The Other Other Brontë

27 Mar 2024 - 25 May 2024

Sarah Gordon's new play is an irreverent retelling of the life and legend of the Brontë sisters.

Theatre & Shows
Large installation in gallery, silver grey ball like forms come together in an undulating bubbly mass. Two gallery visitors look on

Hayward Gallery

When Forms Come Alive

07 Feb 2024 - 05 May 2024

A joyous celebration of sculpture and installation spanning 50 years of contemporary art.


Lambeth Palace Library

Women and the Church of England

09 Apr 2024 - 29 Aug 2024

Delve into the stories of the women whose steps led the way towards equal ministry within the Church of England.


Between the Bridges

Brew//LDN beer festival

25 Apr 2024 - 27 Apr 2024

The UK's largest and most diverse craft beer festival comes to South Bank.


Get some inspiration

Best Brunch Spots

From the bottomless to the kind you can enjoy with a relaxed coffee, here's a round up of brunching on South Bank.

South Bank's best sunset views

Cameras at the ready - here’s our guide to the best places to enjoy the sunset in South Bank...

What to do on a rainy day in South Bank

Drizzly weather putting a dampener on your South Bank sightseeing plans? Fear not! There's so much to enjoy indoors.

Kid-Friendly Restaurants in South Bank

Looking for somewhere to eat out with the kids? Here's our round-up of South Bank's best family-friendly dining options.

Where To Watch Sport in South Bank

Football, rugby, tennis or the Super Bowl, here's your guide to where to watch all the sporting action on the big screen in South Bank.

Top Spots For A Sunday Lunch

The top places in South Bank to enjoy that quintessentially British Sunday Roast!

South Bank Pre-Theatre Dining

Cut the drama out of choosing where to eat with these top pre-theatre dining options before heading to your show.

15 ideas for a South Bank family day out

London's favourite riverside destination is packed with iconic attractions that will appeal to all ages.

Deals, Discounts and Special Offers

Each month we round up some of the best deals and offers in South Bank.

A view of the London Eye from Jubilee Gardens on a sunny day

Top Free Things To Do in South Bank

You don't need to spend a fortune to enjoy a great day out sightseeing in South Bank.

Not to be missed

Between the Bridges is popping up again in South Bank!

Get ready for a summer of revelry and entertainment as Between the Bridges returns to South Bank this summer.

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Queen Elizabeth Hall roof garden has reopened

The Southbank Centre’s wonderful rooftop wildflower garden has reopened for the spring and summer season.

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The Paddington Bear Experience is coming to South Bank in May!

Get your tickets for The Paddington Bear™ Experience, officially coming to South Bank in May 2024.

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