Around the UCO

New to the UCO? We asked one of our students for some of her top suggestions for places to visit and things to do nearby...


Mercato Metropolitano, Elephant & Castle

"A great place to unwind after a long day of classes. They have amazing drinks and an array of mouthwatering dishes." 

Jack's Bar, Isabella Street, Southwark

"A dark, moody setting for a quiet night out."

Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge

"If you are interested in art, history or religion then this cathedral is well worth a visit. A cultural outing with stunning architecture." 

Tabard Street Food Market, Borough

"A variety of food from different countries such as Mexico, Thailand and the Caribbean." 

London Bridge

"If you need space and time to think, take a stroll along to this historic landmark and enjoy the views."

Starbucks, Borough High Street

"The go to place for a coffee, tea or cake. A great pit stop in between lectures." 

Hobb's Roast, Borough Market

"A little more expensive than your average wrap but well worth it!"

Mint Street Park, Southwark Bridge Road

"A haven of rest amidst London’s busy metropolis."

Vauxwall East Climbing Centre, Lollard Street

"A little further afield, test your mental and physical agility at new heights." 

Hays Galleria, Tooley Street

"A good spot to enjoy brunch if you have late lectures." 



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