11 Things to do at Battersea Power Station in London
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Battersea Power Station is definitely worth visiting, if you haven’t already been, as there is so much to do and see. The Grade II listed, disused power station has been transformed into a brand new shopping and leisure destination with everything from a mini golf course, to an ice skating rink! I spent several days exploring the new site, and what it has to offer. This post is my list of the top 11 things to do at Battersea Power Station.
Battersea Power Station is the perfect place to go for dinner with its great culinary line-up! You can enjoy fresh seafood at Wright Brothers or modern Indian dishes at Cinnamon Kitchen.
If you love pizza, Gordon Ramsay Street Pizza won't disappoint, and Clean Kitchen Club is the perfect choice for vegans. Make sure you don't miss the authentic Malaysian and Singaporean cuisine at Roti King, and the popular Taiwanese chain Bao.
The Power Station is a great place to go for drinks after work! It has Control Room B, which is an all-day cocktail bar inside one of the great Turbine Halls, as well as several bars outside by the river.
A local favourite is the Battersea Brewery, which serves a variety of local and international craft beers.
Battersea Power Station has two cinemas - the Cinema in the Power Station, which has large screens and private boxes, and the Cinema in the Arches (formerly Archlight Cinema) which is cosier and has smaller screens.
Both cinemas have comfy reclining seats and offer four hours of free parking with your ticket!
Battersea Power Station has multiple locations on site where you can learn about the history of the building, and its role in powering London.
This includes two exhibitions, a heritage centre and information plaques scattered around the site.
How to Get to Battersea Power Station
Battersea Power Station is easy to get to from central London, as it has its own underground station on the northern line, as well as a pier, so you can travel there via the Thames Clipper.
FAQs about Battersea Power Station
Is Battersea Power Station worth visiting?
Battersea Power Station is definitely worth visiting, and if you are a tourist I think it’s a great part of London to stay in. It has it’s own tube station and hotel, and loads of great places to eat. There are also regular events at Battersea Power Station that change throughout the year, so you’ll always find something to do.
What borough is Battersea Power Station in?
Battersea Power Station is in the London borough of Wandsworth.
How do you get to Battersea Power Station?
The easiest way to get to the Power Station is either to travel there on the northern line, or get the overground train to Battersea Park. The Power Station is only a ten minute walk from Battersea Park train station.
Are dogs allowed in Battersea Power Station?
Dogs are allowed into Battersea Power Station as long as they are on a lead at all times. Although there are a number of dog-friendly shops, individual retailers may have their own policy about whether dogs are allowed.
This Post was a List of Things to do at Battersea Power Station
Thank you for reading my ultimate guide on things to do at Battersea Power Station in south London. The iconic Battersea Power Station on the south bank of the river Thames, once supplied electricity to a fifth of London. Today it is a vibrant new shopping and leisure complex, with beautiful bars, restaurants and entertainment facilities.
Please note: I will add a review of Glide Battersea (the ice skating rink), once it opens this winter.