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

SEA LIFE London Aquarium


22 May 2024 - 26 Jun 2024

Immerse yourself in an exclusive after-hours journey through SEA LIFE London Aquarium.


Southbank Centre

Chaka Khan's Meltdown

14 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

Chaka Khan curates the 29th edition of the annual Meltdown festival at Southbank Centre.


St John's Waterloo

Re: Discover Festival

27 May 2024 - 28 May 2024

Join award-winning Streetwise Opera for a celebration of African and Caribbean musical heritage in Britain.


National Garden Scheme open evening

20 May 2024 - 20 May 2024

A special evening opening at Lambeth Palace Gardens, part of the 2024 National Garden Scheme open days.



Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga at BFI IMAX

24 May 2024 - 30 May 2024

Experience the ultimate dystopian epic in thrilling IMAX with 12 channel sound on the UKs largest screen.

The Garden Museum

Gardening Bohemia: Bloomsbury Women Outdoors

15 May 2024 - 29 Sept 2024

This new exhibition reveals the stories and inspirations of the influential women of the Bloomsbury group.


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

BFI Southbank

Chasing the Real: Italian Neorealism

01 May 2024 - 30 Jun 2024

This two-month-long season presents 20 of the most influential post-war Italian neorealist films.


Southbank Centre

Jeppe Hein's Appearing Rooms fountain

29 May 2024 - 08 Sept 2024

Cool down this summer at Southbank Centre's interactive fountains.


Leake Street

Passyunk Avenue x MLB London Series

07 Jun 2024 - 09 Jun 2024

Chow down while following the MLB World Tour action live at this Leake Street pop-up food festival.


Get some inspiration

South Bank Summer pop-ups

Relax with a drink or two and a bite to eat by the river at one of South Bank’s summer pop-ups.

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.

Where to watch sports in South Bank

Football, tennis, baseball or the Olympics, here's your guide to where to watch all the sporting action on the big screen in South Bank this summer.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

Top Spots For A Sunday Lunch

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

Deals, Discounts and Special Offers

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

Not to be missed

Lucky Voice is bringing a free pop-up karaoke pod to The Sidings

A quirky karaoke booth is popping up at The Sidings for a week with the chance to sing your favourite tunes for free!

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BFI IMAX celebrates 25 years with massive anniversary season

The BFI IMAX celebrates its 25th anniversary with a massive season of all-time IMAX favourites, many of them screening in 70mm!

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10 Must-visit events in South Bank this June

South Bank’s summer festival season kicks into gear in June! Here's a look ahead to the biggest events to look out for.

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