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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Theatre
“Shakespeare's Globe is the complex housing a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, an Elizabethan playhouse associated with William Shakespeare, in the London Borough of Southwark, on the south bank of the River Thames. The original theatre was built in 1599, destroyed by fire in 1613, rebuilt in 1614, and then demolished in 1644. The modern Globe Theatre reconstruction is an academic approximation based on available evidence of the 1599 and 1614 buildings. It is considered quite realistic, though contemporary safety requirements mean that it accommodates only 1400 spectators compared to the original theatre’s 3000. ”
  • 197 locals recommend
Theatre
“Shakespeare’s theatre- if you plan with time you can even go to see show for £5. Amazing ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Turkish Restaurant
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“Delicious Turkish food, a great place to eat after a long walk along the Southbank.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pier
“MBNA Thames Clippers runs the fastest fleet of catamarans on the river, so it’s a super-speedy way to travel through London in style. You can catch a boat from Bankside Pier near the Tate Modern on the South Bank and travel west on the water to the Tate Britain in Pimlico for a day of art galleries. There’s a bar onboard if you want to take things up a notch.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Very impressive meat dishes cooked in a proper American smoker. The ribs are fantastic!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“One of the best views in London if you can get an upstairs table - view of St Paul's Cathedral over the river. And great quality affordable pizzas! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Theatre
“Have seen some fantastic plays here. Standing tickets are only £5! If you're sitting, it's well worth renting a cushion. Interesting museum next door.Check out the website.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Postal Code
“Shakespeare's Globe. On the South Bank of the Thames sits Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Thanks to the vision Sam Wanamaker, you can enjoy world renowned plays in an authentic Shakespearean setting. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Garden
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
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“The Swan Pub at the Globe (21 New Globe Walk, Bankside) This is a very smart pub and restaurant with the pub on the first floor and the restaurant on the second. The food is amazing and the cocktails delicious! There is a view over the River Thames and St. Pauls Cathedral. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Theatre
  • 1 local recommends
Coffee Shop
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“If you want to get a coffee and stroll along the river - this is your branch!”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Turkish Restaurant
“Delicious Turkish food, a great place to eat after a long walk along the Southbank.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Very impressive meat dishes cooked in a proper American smoker. The ribs are fantastic!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“One of the best views in London if you can get an upstairs table - view of St Paul's Cathedral over the river. And great quality affordable pizzas! ”
  • 1 local recommends

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