• Elif Adali

London - The other side of the Thames


You'll be spending most of the time on the other side of the Thames but don't forget to cross one of the bridges and have a look at Southbank and its surrounding neighbourhoods. For example start your walk at Embarkment towards Hangerford Bridge and cross the bridge enjoying the great view. On your right you'll see important sights like London Eye, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey while on your left you'll have Southbank. Your first stop should be the Tate Modern, a great contemporary art museum. Also don't miss the view deck from the 10th floor of the Tate Modern Annex building. After visiting the Tate we continued our walk towards Borough Market. Here you can go wild in terms of street food. It's a must visit when in London. We took the Millennium Bridge to get back to the other side with views of the Tower Bridge and the beautiful St. Pauls cathedral just in front of you. If you're not into walking you can take a boat which goes from Westminster to Tower Bridge'e (Tower Pier station). Click here to see the route map. Closest underground stations: Waterloo, Southwark or London Bridge.

Hotspots

Monmouth - Best coffee in London - 2 Park St

The Breakfast Club - Legendary breakfast spot - 11 Southwark St

London Grind - Very nice cafe - 2 London Bridge

Padella - Homemade pasta - 6 Southwark St

The Globe Tavern - Pub - 8 Bedale St

Founders Arm - Nice pub with view over the Thames - 52 Hopton St

Flat Iron Square - Small street food place - 68 Union St

Shangri La at The Shard - Afternoon tea on the 52nd floor - 31 St Thomas St


















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