Home to a thriving arts and culture scene, a wealth of fascinating and world famous attractions and great transport links to the rest of London, Waterloo is considered one of the best tourist destinations in Central London. With the iconic Houses of Parliament viewed across the River Thames, visitors to the area can enjoy a range of eateries, attractions and independent shops.
Named after the Battle of Waterloo, the area is served by major transport hub, London Waterloo train station. Attracting millions of visitors each year, Waterloo station has strong mainline links and has become a popular for Central London commuters from the south.
Waterloo encompasses a number of distinct areas including Southbank, Lower Marsh and The Cut. The area also has a large number of residential properties, typically filled with professionals working in the city.
Southbank is a vibrant section of the river bank that’s full of restaurants, cafes and bars as well as museums and art galleries. Less than a five minute walk from Waterloo station, Southbank is home to the iconic London Eye, and famed National Theatre and London Aquarium.
The Cut is a tree lined street, home to The Old Vic and The Young Vic theatres, between them showcasing a range of traditional and more experimental works, and Lower Marsh offers small, independent shops and restaurants.