Address: Tooley Street, London, SE1 2HD
A stunning property in the heart of London’s busy borough of Southwark, Hay’s Galleria offers an array of attractions for visitors to enjoy.
Named after its original owner Alexander Hay, the property was built in the 1600s and underwent a dramatic refurbishment in the 1980s into the grand and impressive building that is today.
A grade II-listed property in one of the English capital’s most popular areas for tourism, the building sits on the banks of the River Thames and offers outstanding views to guests, both from its second floor gallery and through its stunning architecture inside.
With many great places to eat and relax, as well as an impressive range of attractions (including David Kemp’s sculpture The Navigators), visitors to Hay’s Galleria have plenty to see and do when planning a visit.
Public transport to Hay’s Galleria
Individuals planning to explore the local area are extremely well catered for in terms of public transport offerings. London Bridge, London Fenchurch Street and Cannon Street are all nearby stations offering overground rail services to this busy part of central London.
Meanwhile, visitors hoping to make use of local bus services can do so via a range of routes, including the 47, 343, 381, N199, N381 and RV1.
River services for anyone hoping to arrive by boat along the River Thames are also available from nearby London Bridge City Pier.
Full and updated timetables for all local public transport options can be found by visiting the Transport for London website.
Tube stations near Hay’s Galleria
Visitors to Hay’s Galleria planning to take as much of the hassle of travelling as possible out their stay might like to make use of the iconic London Underground network – a mass transit system that connects all parts of this bustling city and has several nearby stations, including:
- London Bridge (Jubilee and Northern lines)
- Monument (Circle and District lines)
- Tower Hill (Circle and District lines)
- Borough (Northern line)
- Mansion House (Circle and District lines)
- Bermondsey (Jubilee line)
Local retail options
For anyone with a hankering for some much-needed retail therapy during their visit to Hay’s Galleria, a wealth of nearby establishments can help to scratch that itch.
Visitors can head to such famous names as Waitrose, Next and Marks & Spencer in the local area, while boutique establishments like The Whisky Exchange (Shop), JOY Bankside, Sweet Express and Charles Tyrwhitt all cater for a discerning clientele.
Where to eat near Hay’s Galleria
Visitors to the area are sure to find a fantastic place to eat out during their visit to Hay’s Galleria, with a large selection of restaurants to be found nearby, including:
Brindisa – A tapas-inspired Spanish restaurant in the heart of London, Brindisa prides itself on serving only the best produce for guests eager to enjoy a more relaxed and informal dining experience.
Butlers Wharf Chop House – Steaks are the order of the day for anyone visiting Butlers Wharf Chop House, with some of the finest cuts to be found anywhere in London available to order.
Bodean’s BBQ Tower Hill – Opened in 2002, this barbeque-inspired eatery offers a true taste of the US and serves up real Kansas City BBQ that will have guests coming back time and again for more.
Chamberlain’s – A gourmet seafood restaurant in the nearby Leadenhall Market, the award-winning Chamberlain’s serves only the best catch of the day and is a real treat for lovers of fresh seafood.
Magdalen – Diners looking for a refined menu and the best in classic European cuisine are well catered for at Magdalen, with its stylish decor and exemplary wine list making this a fantastic option for all those seeking the finer things in life.
Champor-Champor – A creative Thai-Malay restaurant with a menu dedicated to Asian classics. Champor-Champor is the perfect choice for those seeking a taste of the East during their time in London.
Parking near Hay’s Galleria
For all those planning to drive during their time in the English capital, here are just some of the local parking options for anyone visiting Hay’s Galleria:
- Q-Park Tower Bridge (0.6 miles, 12 minutes’ travel time on foot)
- Jubilee Place Car Park (0.4 miles, eight minutes)
- Crucifix Lane Car Park (0.3 miles, five minutes)
- The Shard Parking (0.3 miles, six minutes)
- NCP Car Park London – London Bridge (0.5 miles, nine minutes)
Individuals planning journeys into this busy part of London by car are reminded that traffic volumes are expected to be high at most times of day, while they can be especially so during the morning and evening rush hours. As such, spaces can be limited for those who do not book in advance.