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Culture

With many cultural hotspots, Wapping has culturally rich and artistic neighbours.

The South Bank is well known for its eclectic art scene and thriving street culture. From lively street performers and cutting-edge art galleries such as the Tate Modern and South Bank Centre to landmarks like Shakespeare’s Globe and The London Eye, this is an area alongside the Thames with something for everyone.

Residents of Wapping Riverside can hop on the Thames Clipper or take a leisurely scenic stroll to Shad Thames and visit The Design Museum to soak up a mass of international culture. Alternatively, for a historic taste of London and a spot of people watching, the area around Tower Bridge is bursting with character from the Tower of London to the magnificent Tower Bridge itself. View all flats for sale in Wapping.

Shopping

Residents of Wapping Riverside will have many shopping options, all just a short train ride away.

For a taste of the capital’s hipster scene, Shoreditch is ideal. Just three stops from Wapping station via the London Overground, lies a vibrant combination of independent boutiques, vintage shops, pop-up street markets and the famous Spitalfields Market – a retail delight of handmade crafts, fashion, unusual homeware and organic food.

The West End is London’s original shopper’s paradise and the dazzling Oxford Street can be reached from Wapping station in less than 40 minutes. The iconic Selfridges and flagship stores of British retail institutions can be found here, whilst neighbouring Bond Street offers unrivalled luxury with a wealth of exclusive and high-end brands.

Dining

London is full of fine restaurants with various cuisines to choose from depending on your mood.

Wapping is home to Bottega Wapping, a classic Italian restaurant inspired by Italian farmer’s markets and provides delicious traditional cuisine with a modern twist. St Katharine’s Dock is another diner’s delight, offering a colourful collection of restaurants and bars arranged around an elegant marina; promising delightful food and ample people-watching opportunities.

The most iconic location to dine at along the South Bank is the OXO Tower, offering a restaurant, bar and brasserie, all of which are linked by an impressive terrace offering a majestic view. For those preferring simple, fresh food in a laidback environment, Borough Market is a perfect choice, providing a vast range of delectable food stalls.