This former commercial dock has been transformed into an elegant marina with shops, restaurants and a pub with a view.
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I was missing London today, so I will indulge and write my memories of this lovely area! How I have missed it, for as many times as I have been to the Tower, is beyond me, but I did, until a team retreat to London where I was asked to be in charge of the logistics... including food (thanks to Yelp!). If the boss is going to make us be together and do work things all weekend, I'm at least...more
I very much adore this destination in the capital, and generally I don't talk about it with people who don't already know it exists, simply because it's MY secret haven within MY vivacious city and I don't want the likes of you spoiling it.
However because I'm nice...
To being, learn the lingo and look like a pro. Most will say, 'St. Katharine's Dock' but her true name is 'St. Katharine...more
The area: astonishing views of water, boats, tower bridge; a marina within a city. Will make you question what London is.
The experience: peaceful, calm, safe, intriguing, tasteful. When the sun sets, the water turns red, when it's dark, the walkways light up and you feel like you're on some dock of centuries past. Little bridges take you across the three separate water basins....more
I should have been a sailor. Popeye, Captain Jack Sparrow, One-eyed Willy (think The Goonies) - I'd be down with their rum drinking, treasure plundering and women chasing. Okay maybe just the rum drinking but still I think there is a sailor in me, which is why I like this place so much.
I actually came down here to dream about a houseboat I want to buy but when I arrived I was totally...more
My parents used to take me to St Katherine's Dock all the time when I was little, but I went recently and it was totally disappointing.
A good place to go if you like looking at expensive yachts, barges and the occasional medium-sized ship, but there isn't really anything else of any interest (apart from a sailing rope shop which is quite cool)
They restored the original, historical...more