Time Out Pub Crawls.

A week or so back Time Out had a good Pub crawl guide.

Their on-line guide to Bars & Pubs in London can be found here.

Time Out’s shorten list of Pubs around London Bridge.

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Pubs in London Bridge

London Bridge and the surrounding areas are graced by some of the best pubs in London.

Along the Thames is a pleasant place to sit and have a quiet drink or meet people for a chat.

If you take a walk from London Bridge down Tooley Street these are a few of the Pubs that you will find:

Skinkers,
42 Tooley Street,
London, SE1 2SZ
Tel: 0207 407 7720

Very handy after a trip to the London Dungeons.

The Cooperage,
48-50 Tooley Street,
London, SE1 2SZ
Tel: 0207 403 5775

Has good Wifi coverage, is a few minutes walk from London Bridge Station and close to On Your Bike, but remember not to drink and cycle!

The Horniman at Hays,
Unit 26,
Hays Galleria,
London, SE1 2HD
Tel: 020 7407 1991

Nicely positioned by the Thames and a welcome place to rest after a hard day’s shopping at the Hays Galleria.

The Shipwrights Arms,
88 Tooley Street,
London, SE1 2TF
Tel: 020 7378 1486

Conveniently located at the junction of Bermondsey Street and Tooley Street, just by the Southwark Playhouse

The Bridge Lounge,
186 Tooley Street,
London, SE1 2TZ
Tel: 020 7403 4112

A stone’s throw from Potters Field Park and City Hall, pop in and enjoy the good food and beverages, if lazing in the park gets too much for you.

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Where To Stay In London Bridge

London Bridge is an ideal spot to plan your travels of London from. Connected and close to major railways stations and the Underground, it is within an easy walk of many sights and attractions.

Buses go along Tooley Street connecting to Greenwich and beyond.

The London Bridge district is a perfect place to stay and enjoy the sights of hidden London.

There are two excellent hotels within the district:

Hilton London Tower Bridge,
5 More London Place,
Tooley Street, London, SE1 2BY.
Tel: +44 (0)20 3002 4300
Fax: +44 (0)20 3002 4350

London Bridge Hotel,
8-18 London Bridge Street,
London, SE1 9SG.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7855 2200
Fax: +44 (0)20 7855 2233

Trip Advisor has more information on hotels in London.

Visit London has an extensive guide to accommodation as well.

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Back to work

Apologies for the hiatus, normal services will be resumed shortly,

There is so much going on in London Bridge it is hard to know where to start, in the interim please catch up with news at Discover London Bridge.

Don’t forget to use the Riverside App when visiting London.

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Wi-Fi HotSpots in Tooley Street.

Tooley Street is part of hidden London, those places known to Londoners but rarely fully appreciated by visitors to the metropolis.

Tooley Street has changed dramatically in the last 30 years and is now full of restaurants, bars and small parks. It is a pleasant area to visit and work in.

One added bonus to Tooley Street is the proliferation of WiFi hotspots which rarely feature in contemporary guides.

This short post should help visitors appreciate what Tooley Street and London Bridge have to offer for the 21st century.

Pub and Eateries.

The Cooperage and Skinkers offer a pleasant place to rest with excellent WiFi facilities. A simple registration is required.

The Gaucho restaurant has fine Argentinian cuisine with extensive and secure WiFi.

The Red Bull studio gives you wings, plenty of coverage. Logon details at the reception.

The Tuli restaurant provides TheCloud service and lovely cuisine. Registration required.

The Bridge Lounge, again offers TheCloud.

Absolutely Starving have a secure and fast connection whilst you eat, for free.

Vivat Bacchus wireless is free for customers.

Amano at Potters Fields has free wireless whilst sitting in the park.

Chains.

The London bridge area has many coffee shops and sandwich bars, both Pret A Manger and Starbucks offer Wi-Fi facilities in their establishments.

Others.

Tower Paintball has free wireless for clients, ask at the reception.

Wireless is available at the Unicorn Theatre in the cafe area.

37 degrees has fast wireless for the health conscious.

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Riverside App.

Team London Bridge, along with Better Bankside and the South Bank have developed an app that makes visiting these parts of London more informative and fun.

The site www.riversidelondonapp.com has more information and the app its self can be downloaded via itunes here.

Enjoy!

 

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Local London Bridge Events.

Discover London Bridge has news of events in the locality and should be your first port of call when visiting the area.

This is a very useful map of the area [as a PDF] and guide, another PDF.

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