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The celebration does not have to stop after the ceremony and reception. Have a look at some of our suggestions for places to visit close to the Royal Festival Hall so that you can carry on celebrating graduation day.

Restaurants

Explore some of our suggestions for the closest restuaurants to the Royal Festival Hall. 

Strada

Strada is situated beneath the Royal Festival Hall and offers traditional Italian food with a twist. Enjoy authentic food with views of the South Bank and Thames Riverside. For more information please click here.

Cote

Enjoy French classics at Cote Brasserie with a wide variety of reasonably priced French wines. This Parisian inspired restaurant serves authentic French cuisine made from quality, fresh ingredients. For more information please click here.

Las Iguanas

Reasonably priced South American cuisine with bold flavours and classic cocktails. With a large variety of different Latin inspired dishes Las Iguanas has something for everyone. For more information please click here.

Skylon

Skylon serves modern European dishes from executive chef Helena Puolakka. With stunning views of the Thames Skylon gives diners an iconic and modern dinning experience. For more information please click here. 

Honest Burgers

Great British burgers and rosemary salted chips are on the menu here. People come to Honest Burgers for the great menu, regularly changing specials, cocktails and local beers. For more information please click here.

Giraffe

The menu at Giraffe is inspired by the best flavours from across the world. The menu includes healthy smoothies, a selection of cocktails, beers and global wines. For more information please click here. 

Azzurro

Azzurro serves top quality, freshly prepared Italian food close to many of London's unique attractions. For more information please click here.

Cocktails and Music

Enjoy a cocktail and some music to celebrate graduation day. Have a look at some of our suggestions close to the Royal Festival Hall.

Spiritland

Spiritland is located on the ground floor of the royal festival hall. The restaurant offers and international menu of sharing plates with a 110-strong wine list and oyster bar. For more information please click here.

Topolski

The former studio of Polish expressionist painter Feliks Topolski by day serves brunch with down-tempo grooves and by night serves meat, cheese and vegetarian sharing boards with quality wines and cocktails with a modern up beat playlist. For more information please click here. 

The Green Room

The Green Room is a neighbourhood diner, bar and garden serving delicious, ethically-sourced British food. For more information please click here.

Sightseeing

There are so many wonderful things to see just walking distance from the Royal Festival Hall. Enjoy being in the centre of London and seeing some of the best sites London has to offer.

The London Eye

Take a ride in one of London's most iconic sights and see panoramic views of the city. Just a short walk along the river from the Royal Festival Hall it should not be missed. For more information please click here.

Westminster Bridge

Have your photo taken with one of London's most famous bridges. Take a walk along the bridge to visit the Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, Wesminster Abbey and Big Ben. 

London Dungeons

If you are looking for something different to do why not visit the London dungeons to have a look into Londons dark historical past. For more information please click here.

Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, Wesminster Abbey and Big Ben. 

All located just a 10 minute walk along Westminster Bridge. Don't miss out on seeing some of London's most impressive and iconic buildings and monuments. Visits to Parliament are free if you wish to watch a session and you can book tickets to visit Westminster Abbey.