Attractions

Enjoy world-class attractions and cultural activities here on the Northbank.

Attractions

The Northbank is home to some of London’s most famous art and architecture, theatres, bars and restaurants, and hidden surprises. Moments from the world-famous Nelson’s column, you’ll find a green haven in Victoria Embankment Gardens. Have a look at our suggested walking routes to uncover years of history and exciting new enterprises. There is a constant rolling programme of events in the area, from lunchtime concerts to free evening lectures and weekend family workshops – fun for individuals, couples, groups and families.

Performance Ground

Performance Ground is working to help those with busy working lives to unlock their body’s true potential. With personal training, help with nutrition, and even online training Performance Ground is a great place to get the most out of your body.

School of Wok

Europe’s only award winning Asian and Oriental Cookery School.

Hungarian Cultural Centre

The Hungarian Cultural Centre organises and supports diverse events and innovative programmes to promote Hungarian art and artists in the UK.

London Transport Museum

Their lively exhibitions and galleries tell the story of London and its transport system over the last 200 years.

Jubilee Hall Trust

Jubilee Hall Trust is a massive gym in the heart of Covent Garden.

Tattershall Castle

A pub on the Thames, open 7 days a week and ideally situated opposite the London Eye and between Westminster and Embankment tube stations.

Raindance

Raindance London aims to promote and support independent filmmaking and filmmakers in the UK.

Proud Cabaret Embankment

An exciting addition to the Northbank’s evening offer, with a fantastic food & drinks menu, full entertainment and private hire available.

180 Strand

180 The Strand is an iconic Brutalist building currently undergoing a transformation into a creative hub for people and progress.

Proud Central Gallery

Fantastic photography exhibitions and with free admission.

Charing Cross Collectors Market

One of London’s best kept secrets found hidden underground, right in the centre of the city.

The National Gallery

With free access to over 2,300 paintings from altarpieces to the Impressionists, there’s something for everyone at the National Gallery.

Trafalgar Studios

One of the most exciting and unique spaces in London, Trafalgar Studios plays host to a wide range of inspiring and diverse theatre, offering audiences a refreshing change from the norm and often a chance to see work that wouldn’t otherwise have found a place in the West End.

Corinthia London

A newer addition to the luxurious hotels in the area, Corinthia opened its doors in 2011 to rave reviews and has held its 5 star status with stiff competition from the other hotels on The Northbank.

The Peacock Theatre

The Peacock showcases an evolving programme of exciting shows for everyone to enjoy.

Royal Society of Arts (RSA)

Be inspired at the RSA, intellectual home to some of the world’s greatest minds for 250 years.

MAMMA MIA!

The ultimate feel-good show!

Mall Galleries

Exceptional exhibitions all year around and a beautiful venue for hiring too.

The Lion King

Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience.

The Covent Garden Comedy Club

The Covent Garden Comedy Club Under the Arches @ Heaven is now celebrating seventeen years of making London laugh.

Two Temple Place

Formerly known as Astor House, built by John Loughborough Pearson for William Waldorf Astor, in 1895.

HQS Wellington

Launched in 1934, the HQS Wellington is the last surviving member of the Royal Navy’s Grimsby class of sloops.

London School of Economics

LSE is located in the heart of central London, its global reputation draws students and academics from across the world and it frequently plays host to many of today’s leading world figures through the Public Lecture Programme.

Heaven Nightclub

Long-running gay nightclub in vaulted Charing Cross cellars hosting big weekly scene parties.

Retro Bar

Cocktails or mocktails, pints or pinot grigio; they cater for everyone’s tastes with our wide selection of drinks.

Bar & Co

A fully licensed bar, restaurant and nightclub, they host a number of events.

Cellar Door (Kit Kat Kabaret)

Go underground opposite the Lyceum Theatre for a night of secret speakeasy cool.

The College Chapel at the Strand

The College Chapel at the Strand is seen by many as the spiritual heart of the College. 

Porterhouse

A wonderfully large yet intimate bar due to it’s weird and wonderful nooks and crannies.

The Aldwych Theatre

The Aldwych Theatre was built as a pair with the Waldorf Theatre now known as the Novello Theatre, both being designed by W.G.R. Sprague.

The Royal Opera House

Just north of the Northbank lies the unique and invaluable cultural hub of the Royal Opera House.

St Mary le Strand

Celebrated the 300th Anniversary Year in 2014.

St Clement Danes Church

Stationed on an island in the middle of the Strand, for hundreds of years St Clement Danes has been a quiet retreat from the noise of the city.

Twinings and Co

Twinings and Co is passionate about the drink that keeps Britain going.

Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy

Hidden away just off the Strand is the beautiful Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy.

Royal Courts of Justice

Witness real life legal dramas at the Royal Courts of Justice.

Kryolan

Kryolan have been supplying the film, theater and television industries for over 70 years.

Savoy Theatre

With star-studded shows regularly changing, there’s something for everyone at The Savoy Theatre.

Vaudeville Theatre

The Vaudeville has been home to major stars from Henry Irving in the 1800s to Dame Maggie Smith, Sir John Mills, Christian Slater and Anna Maxwell Martin more recently.

Cleopatra’s Needle

Cleopatra’s needle is a landmark Egyptian obelisk standing proudly on the bank of the Thames.

Benjamin Franklin House

His only remaining residence anywhere in the world.

The Courtauld Gallery & Institute

The Courtauld Institute of Art is the world’s leading university for art history, conservation and curating.

National Trust Roman Baths

History hounds will love sniffing out this hidden relic of London’s eccentric past.

Somerset House

Somerset House is a place of inspiration, welcoming everyone.

Temple Gardens

Three glorious acres of vivacious colour and fragrance.

St Martin-in-the-Fields

The church is open every day and visitors are welcome to attend a service, concert or event and for prayer and reflection.

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