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Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar in London). It's not just the volume of beer that's the attraction. The guys behind the bar really know their draught from their elbow. They have long been selling the hops and water extract from their Utobeer stall in nearby Borough Market. As you'd expect, Austrian and German varieties are here in abundance, including the the strongest beer in the world - the Austrian Samichlaus. But there's also less obvious brews from Australia, Corsica and Argentina, even Indonesia and Mozambique. Local suppliers include an award-winning perry from Somerset (made from pears). It's a beer lovers' delight.


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Underground Stations

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London Bridge Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Borough Tube Station
7 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

London Bridge Railway Station
5 minutes walk
Elephant & Castle Railway Station
16 minutes walk
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Car Parks

Snowsfields NCP
3 minutes walk
Union Car Parks
3 minutes walk

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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £74† 37% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Rake
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £113† 37% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Rake
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £118† 31% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Rake
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 11 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rake
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Rake
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Rake
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
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Southwark Cathedral Carols & Services
London > Events > Seasonal †Dates: 11th to 25th December 2018
The Rake, London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Southwark Cathedral has a number of festive services open to the public throughout December including a rather special concert on 11th December for Feed the Minds, ...More
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Flea Flat Iron Square Christmas Market
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 15th December 2018 at 11am-6pm & Sunday 16th December 2018 at 10am-5pm
The Rake, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Rake
Community & Lifestyle, Antiques Fair....More
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Flea Market
London > Events > Kids Events †Dates: 5th May to 23rd December 2018
The Rake, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Rake
Traders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics....More
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rake
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
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The Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called The Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
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Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
8 Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
The original Ginger Pig was first established in the late '90s with this butcher's shop for cooks at Borough Market. Since then their farm ... More
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The Banana Store
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Cathedral Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Modern European Cuisine... More
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
15 Winchester Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as The Rake
It all started with a loaf. Not just any loaf. Belgian chef Alain Coumont was intent on creating the perfect mix of water, flour and salt. ... More
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Arabica Bar and Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
3 Rochester Walk, Borough Market, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Rake
Arabica Food & Spice Company founder James Walters, who started out selling mezze from a trestle table at Borough Market over 14 years ago, trades in ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 18 minutes from The Rake
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 23 minutes from The Rake
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 23 minutes from The Rake
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Rake
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Rake
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from The Rake
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Rake
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Rake
... More
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Rake
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from The Rake
... More
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes from The Rake
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More

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Southwark Cathedral Carols & Services
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Theatre in the Clouds
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Flea Market
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Flat Iron Square 5 minutes walk from The Rake

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Flat Iron Square: Alpine Village
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Foodie Events | Until 2nd January 2019 

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Flea at Flat Iron Square Vintage and Makers Market
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Shopping | Until 30th December 2018 

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From September 2018 Flea at Flat Iron Square extended their Vintage & Makers Market on to the Flat Iron Square ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
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The Shard 7 minutes walk from The Rake

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The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
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The Shard 7 minutes walk from The Rake

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Ready Steady Colour's Christmas Feast
Ready Steady Colour's Christmas Feast
Theatre | Until 27th December 2018 

Unicorn Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Rake

Create your own Christmas dinner, choose your 'food' and colour it in at this Unicorn show for children aged three ...More

 
Huddle
Huddle
Theatre | Until 6th January 2019 

Unicorn Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Rake

Waddle over to the Unicorn Theatre with your little ones for Huddle, a new Unicorn commission by Filskit Theatre, the ...More

 
Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales
Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales
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Unicorn Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Rake

Kirsty Housley, whose theatre credits include Misty (Bush and Trafalgar Studios), directs this immersive fairytale adapted from Philip Pullman's reimaginings ...More

 

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