Enjoy world-class attractions and cultural activities here on the Northbank.
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.
Immerse your guests in an inspirational setting surrounded by art curated with the utmost academic rigour. With options ranging from a drinks reception up to 300 to high level dinners for 60, as well as breakfast events with a private view of either the collection or our blockbuster temporary exhibition, the Courtauld offers a breath taking and unique backdrop for events.
A delightful way to discover food and wine whilst (re) visiting the most beautiful monuments of our capital city.
Experience London from the comfort of a classic British red bus.
An amazing gym on Chancery Lane. UFL boasts over 60+ classes a week, an extensive free weights area, world class kit and the best personal trainers in London.
The newest Lucky Voice Karaoke and Cocktail Bar is now open in Holborn.
Lucky Voice is not just another karaoke bar – it’s a place to cut loose, be yourself and truly sing from the heart. Let yourself embrace the true meaning of karaoke! Enjoy 2 hours of Karaoke in your own private room fitting up to 30 people.
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.
Europe’s only award winning Asian and Oriental Cookery School.
The Hungarian Cultural Centre organises and supports diverse events and innovative programmes to promote Hungarian art and artists in the UK.
Their lively exhibitions and galleries tell the story of London and its transport system over the last 200 years.
Jubilee Hall Trust is a massive gym in the heart of Covent Garden.
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 London aims to promote and support independent filmmaking and filmmakers in the UK.
An exciting addition to the Northbank’s evening offer, with a fantastic food & drinks menu, full entertainment and private hire available.
180 The Strand is an iconic Brutalist building currently undergoing a transformation into a creative hub for people and progress.
Fantastic photography exhibitions and with free admission.
One of London’s best kept secrets found hidden underground, right in the centre of the city.
With free access to over 2,300 paintings from altarpieces to the Impressionists, there’s something for everyone at the National Gallery.
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.
A stunning independent hotel with a unique shape, style and story. Set in the former home of the Morning Post newspaper above the Strand, One Aldwych is perfectly positioned for those seeking an original hotel offering exceptional service and a beautiful, contemporary setting. Fully refurbished and reimagined in 2019, One Aldwych promises guests a truly unforgettable experience.
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 showcases an evolving programme of exciting shows for everyone to enjoy.
Be inspired at the RSA, intellectual home to some of the world’s greatest minds for 250 years.
The ultimate feel-good show!
Exceptional exhibitions all year around and a beautiful venue for hiring too.
Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience.
The Covent Garden Comedy Club Under the Arches @ Heaven is now celebrating seventeen years of making London laugh.
Formerly known as Astor House, built by John Loughborough Pearson for William Waldorf Astor, in 1895.
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.
Long-running gay nightclub in vaulted Charing Cross cellars hosting big weekly scene parties.
Cocktails or mocktails, pints or pinot grigio; they cater for everyone’s tastes with our wide selection of drinks.
A fully licensed bar, restaurant and nightclub, they host a number of events.
Go underground opposite the Lyceum Theatre for a night of secret speakeasy cool.
The College Chapel at the Strand is seen by many as the spiritual heart of the College.
A wonderfully large yet intimate bar due to it’s weird and wonderful nooks and crannies.
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.
Just north of the Northbank lies the unique and invaluable cultural hub of the Royal Opera House.
Celebrated the 300th Anniversary Year in 2014.
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 is passionate about the drink that keeps Britain going.
Hidden away just off the Strand is the beautiful Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy.
Witness real life legal dramas at the Royal Courts of Justice.
Kryolan have been supplying the film, theater and television industries for over 70 years.
With star-studded shows regularly changing, there’s something for everyone at The Savoy 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 is a landmark Egyptian obelisk standing proudly on the bank of the Thames.
His only remaining residence anywhere in the world.
History hounds will love sniffing out this hidden relic of London’s eccentric past.
Somerset House is a place of inspiration, welcoming everyone.
Three glorious acres of vivacious colour and fragrance.
Step away from that screen and walk somewhere green. Frazzled by city mayhem? There’s a haven in the gardens of the Victoria Embankment. Voted one of London’s Green Flag spaces […]
A classic London experience for over 100 years.
The church is open every day and visitors are welcome to attend a service, concert or event and for prayer and reflection.