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Photo Ops Alone Worth Trip Across Tower Bridge

Just south of the Tower Bridge this area is great for photo ops. Tower Bridge, of course, is a must but there is also the mayor's office where they filmed the James Bond... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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179 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just south of the Tower Bridge this area is great for photo ops. Tower Bridge, of course, is a must but there is also the mayor's office where they filmed the James Bond headquarters for film buffs. Several fancy restaurants, as well as Pizza Express which was actually a very nice Italian restaurant and not what was expected by it's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The minute we walk in we was treated like we was the only people in the restaurant , the staff the location and the food was excellent. The Manager Andrea was really good to all of us and the waitress was very friendly. I had the scollops which was very yummy and then the steak afterwards which was perfect. I... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2,073 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

South of the river the best views and photo opportunities are actually from the river but up close there are now lots of bars and restaurants in the converted building nice place to chill out but a little pricey

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Just the other side of Tower Bridge Butlers Wharf is a good place to wander. Lots of restaurants along the waterfront. Lovely views of the Bridge. A peaceful part of London now from what it must have been like in its heyday. The bridges between the buildings once a hive of activity now look very picturesque. The Design Museum right... More 

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Thank big-blue-eyes
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Located on the south side of the river, butlers wharf was once factories serving boats on the river but is now expensive apartments. The architecture is attractive and there are nice bars and restaurants to visit. Ponte de la tour being one of my favourites. Nice to walk by on a riverside walk.

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Thank KateLondon_9
Horsham, United Kingdom
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923 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

I wouldn't bother going here specially unless you want to eat and drink expensively and/or look at the close-up view of The Tower Bridge, the river traffic and the spectacularly ugly Tower Hotel opposite. Where toil and endeavour once happened, now the ostentatiously-wealthy live in overpriced 'apartments'. Butler's Wharf was a large warehouse complex where goods would be unloaded in... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

great walk from here along south bank to london bridge. nearest tube is london bridge or Bermondsey. lots of bars and restaurants, recommend Browns. HMS Belfast just a short walk and views across the thames from canary wharf to london bridge

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Thank beardandbean
Singapore
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1,254 reviews
550 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

I never knew about the existence of this area and wish I had known earlier. There is a place to hang out right by Tower Bridge without going to all the normal tourist traps. The buildings in the area are different and unusual - a nice way to look at what London was I guess. There are some shops to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

Butler's Wharf is a great example of how industrial London looked at the end of the Victorian era. It sits at the southern end of Tower Bridge with the Thames riverside path on one side and the cobbled pedestrianised Shad Thames on the other. The building is Grade II listed and was built in the 1870's. Originally it formed part... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

Leaving the south end of Tower Bridge, head down the steps and east, down a little alley and there you are on the river front with handy collection of places to eat and drink, all with great outdoor space with the bridge as the backdrop.

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