Greenwich Peninsula at dusk

No visit to the Royal Borough of Greenwich is complete without exploring Greenwich Peninsula. Families, young couples, solo traveller, visitors of all kinds flock to iconic attractions like The O2, the world’s most popular multi-entertainment venue, and the IFS Cloud Cable Car, Greenwich’s most visited attraction. And alongside these two, there’s just so much to see and do that it is a must for a full day out.

Everyone knows The O2 hosts global music superstars, comedians, elite sports and more. But did you know that also underneath that famous tent you’ll find a whole lot more to do throughout the day and evening. Sports-themed interactive bars, bowling, trampolining, cinema, restaurants, and designer Outlet Shopping at The O2, with over 60 big name labels offering superstar discounts. Throw in top-notch bars and dining and there’s every reason to do more and stay a while.

The Tide on Greenwich Peninsula

The IFS Cloud Cable Car, too, is so much more than a means to cross between Greenwich Peninsula to the north bank of the Thames at Royal Docks. The only cable car over the famous old river, it reaches 90m high, affording glorious views across Canary Wharf to the City of London, and of Greenwich itself as far as the World Heritage Site to the west and Thames Barrier to the east. With great value tickets for the ride, it also boasts a fascinating free visitor centre – the London Cable Car Experience.

Whatever your passion, Greenwich Peninsula has you covered. Active visitors love climbing Up at The O2, indoor skydiving with i-FLY or perfecting their swing at Greenwich Peninsula Golf Driving Range; art lovers can catch the latest exhibition at NOW Gallery in the stunning Design District, then wander past works by Damien Hirst, Anthony Gormley and others along The Line and in The Tide riverside park; party people will love Boom Battle Bar, TOCA Social and the Brew by Numbers taproom; and festival goers head to Greenwich Peninsula throughout the year for regular celebrations of culture, music and food.

A couple eat at The Joint on Greenwich Peninsula

Greenwich Peninsula has outstanding open spaces – relax in the greenery of Central Park, go birdwatching at Greenwich Ecology Park, and run or cycle along the extensive river path. Chill out in the Design District and drink in its diverse architecture, and for more drink and eats, sample the world food at Canteen Food Hall & Bar, comprising one bar and six independent food vendors serving up irresistible treats from the world’s streets, supper clubs at Bureau Restaurant, and many more nearby vibrant bars and restaurants. The Design District is a hub for creativity and has a number of retailers including hairdressing, haberdashery, floristry, leather, ceramics and rug design.

The day doesn’t have to stop there - plan a short break and treat yourself to the InterContinental London -The O2, with its eighteen floors of luxurious rooms, bars and restaurants, and its indulgent pool, spa and wellness centre.

Getting to Greenwich Peninsula is very easy and convenient. North Greenwich station is a London Underground station in zone 2 and served by the Jubilee line as well as multiple buses. To travel in style take to the river with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers. London’s River Bus stops at over 20 piers along the Thames with frequent departures from key London piers, making it easy for you to move across the capital. On board you will find a café bar, comfortable seats and big windows to enjoy London’s skyline as you sail past.   

Greenwich Peninsula is one of London’s fastest-growing neighbourhoods, located in the loveliest borough. With thousands of people moving in, talented creative media students at Ravensbourne University London and numerous innovative businesses setting up here as well as culture seeking visitors, the riverside air is full of energy and good feels. Now is the time to really see Greenwich Peninsula!

Suggested Itinerary

Want to see as much of Greenwich Peninsula as possible? Try this teeming itinerary!

IFS Cloud Cable Car on a sunny day


Entertainment Avenue at The O2

Lunch Options

NOW Gallery on Greenwich Peninsula


InterContinental London - The O2 Clipper Bar

Dinner and Drinking Options

TOCA Social at The O2


By Hugh McNaughtan


The Line
Walking Route
A Slice of Reality is a work of modern art by Richard Wilson. It is one of the pieces of art on The Line

London's first dedicated outdoor public art walk where you can explore art, nature and heritage for free.

IFS Cloud Cable Car
Sightseeing Attraction
IFS Cloud Cable Car

A unique experience on the UK's first and only urban cable car.

London Cable Car Experience
Discover the London Cable Car Experience, an exciting hub of fun for all the family!

An exciting hub of fun for the whole family!

Design District
Property Services & Land
A permanent home for the creative industries with 16 buildings by eight pioneering architects

A permanent home for the creative industries - 16 buildings designed by eight pioneering architects.

The O2
Music Venue
The O2 dome in white covering with 5 yellow stands visible and large glass door entrance

World’s most popular music, entertainment and leisure venue and a full day-out destination.

The Tide
Sightseeing Attraction
Overlooking The Tide elevated walkway and artist Damien Hirst art installation by river Thames.

London’s first-ever elevated riverside linear park, situated along the Greenwich Peninsula riverside.

Canteen Food Hall & Bar
Restaurant - Casual Dining
Canteen Food Hall & Bar, Greenwich Peninsula

Home to six mouth-watering street food kitchens serving global dishes. Sip on craft beer and hand-shaken cocktails from the bar in canteen's fairy-light-filled venue.

Bureau Restaurant & Cafe
Bureau Restaurant & Cafe is now open to everyone to experience it for themselves

Serving modern-European menu and barista coffee in the heart of London's Design District.

NOW Gallery
Art Gallery
NOW Gallery is a striking, light-filled gallery hosting changing contemporary exhibitions of art, fashion & design

A free public exhibition space for contemporary art, fashion, photography and design.

Greenwich Peninsula Golf Driving Range
Golf Driving Range
A golfer hits a golf ball at Greenwich Peninsula Golf Driving Range.

There’s no other golfing venue quite like the Greenwich Peninsula Golf Range.

Up at The O2
A couple climb the blue walkway of Up at The O2 on Greenwich Peninsula on a sunny, blue-skied day.

An exhilarating 90-minute climb over the roof of the world’s most popular entertainment venue - The O2.

Clipper Bar – InterContinental London - The O2
Cocktail Bar
The Clipper Bar at the InterContinental London - The O2. With floor to ceiling windows that overlook the river Thames and Canary Wharf

Immerse yourself in an unparalleled atmosphere of maritime elegance and style, as this nautical-themed bar takes you on a voyage like no other.

Eighteen Sky Bar – InterContinental London - The O2
Cocktail Bar
Eighteen Sky Bar is an elegant and enigmatic cocktail lounge offering exclusive and luxurious private dining experience

Eighteen Sky Bar is an elegant and enigmatic cocktail lounge that offers an exclusive and luxurious private dining experience.

Kinaara - Contemporary Indian Fine Dining
Restaurant - Indian
Kinaara, an elegant, fresh and fragrant contemporary Indian Fine Dining restaurant at InterContinental London - The O2

An award-wining, stylish, fresh and fragrant contemporary Indian fine-dining restaurant with breath-taking views of the Canary Wharf Skyline and River Thames.

The Pilot
Restaurant - Pub
The dining room at The Pilot is bright and airy and overlooks the garden through floor to ceiling glass doors.

A pub dining experience that’s second to none.

TOCA Social
Virtual Reality Experience
TOCA Social is the world’s first interactive football and dining experience, combining immersive gaming and world class food and drink

TOCA Social is the world’s first interactive football and dining experience, combining immersive gaming and world class food and drink.

BOOM Battle Bar
Get set for the time of your life at the Battleground!

Battle it out in one of the most exciting games bars in London with the selection of games including Axe Throwing, Crazy Golf, Shuffleboard & more!

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers
Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

A relaxing and enjoyable way to travel around the capital with amazing views on the way to Greenwich, North Greenwich and Woolwich.

Birds of Greenwich PeninsulaLearn about the Ecology Park and spot some of the birds of Greenwich Peninsula

Greenwich Peninsula is celebrating its local wildlife and Ecology Park with a birdwatching logbook commissioned by artist Jennifer Moore, to encourage everyone to get outside and spot native and migratory birds across the Peninsula.

Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park
Nature Reserve
A grey heron sittiing on the fence of Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park is made up of four acres of freshwater habitat and is home to a fascinating array of wildlife.



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