Fred Bare

 
 
ADDRESS
118 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 7RG 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Sun 9:00 - 14:30
 

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Fred BareFred Bare has been designing hand finished hats since 1983. Designing headware for both men and women, Fred's hat shop in Columbia Road - open on Sundays until 2.30pm - stocks the most extensive range of his collection. From berets encrusted with vintage beads and buttons to studded tweed flatcaps in winter to straw boaters for summer, they have all you need to top off your outfit.

 

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Underground Stations

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Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The RE London Shoreditch Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  25% off
419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 6 minutes from Fred Bare
This hotel is modern, clean and very convenient if you want to explore the sights and bright lights of trendy Shoreditch. Although close to the City, ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  34% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Fred Bare
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  22% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from Fred Bare
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Clothing nearest Fred Bare

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King & Queen of Bethnal Green
London > Shopping > Clothing
41 Temple Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Fred Bare
When one reader, Barbara Buchanan, came across this gorgeous vintage and fashion boutique she wanted to pass on the shopping tip. "I have used your recommendations ... More
 
 
 
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Bacon Street Project
London > Shopping > Clothing
14 Bacon Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Fred Bare
LATEST NEWS: Sadly Bacon Street Project is closing down on 17th February 2010 and is determined to go out with a bang not a whimper. To ... More
 
 
 
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I Dream of Wires
London > Shopping > Clothing
68a Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 8 minutes from Fred Bare
With fashion stylist Lou Winwood behind this vintage shop off Brick Lane it's enough to make this one stand out from a sizeable collection of similar ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Fred Bare

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Columbia Road Flower Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Fred Bare
Lined with chic boutiques, every Sunday this historic street fills with a bright patchwork of hundreds of flower stalls. Columbia Road is the capital's most colourful ... More
 
 
 
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Bob & Blossom
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
140 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Fred Bare
A Sunday stroll around Columbia Road flower market has always been a pleasant way to spend the Sabbath. A few shops have already popped up, cottoning ... More
 
 
 
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Treacle
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
110-112 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Fred Bare
Just like its name, this unique establishment sandwiched in the middle of Columbia Road flower market is sweet, sticky and finger-licking good. Full of traditional, essentially ... More
 
 
 
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The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 11 minutes from Fred Bare
See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 sculptures created out of more than ...More
 
 
 
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Guille
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 28th December 2014
The Big Chill Bar, Dray Walk, off Brick Lane, E1 | 11 minutes from Fred Bare
Uplifting, emotional tech plus hard and dark trance, plus psy-trance and Goa courtesy of DJ Guille....More
 
 
 
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Broadway Market
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: 27th December 2014 to 26th December 2015 - 9am-5pm
Broadway Market, East London, Hackney, London E8 | 12 minutes from Fred Bare
Broadway is a great little market that is expanding rapidly and enjoys a tremendous reputation. Hidden gems are the Marissa V clothing stall and Kate Garwood ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Fred Bare

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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Fred Bare
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E16LA | 8 minutes from Fred Bare
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different interests with ... More
 
 
 
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Aubin Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
64-66 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 8 minutes from Fred Bare
Housed in the Aubin & Wills concept store, the Aubin Cinema is a intimate 47-seat theatre with velvet chairs and sofas, plumped up with Aubin & ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Fred Bare

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Fred Bare
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StART Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
150 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Fred Bare
Art gallery on Columbia Road. You can also pick up a cup of coffee here from 9am till 3pm each Sunday so you can enjoy a ... More
 
 
 
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Seamus Ryan Sunday Shoots
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Fred Bare
Like most things on and around Columbia Road, Seamus Ryan's studio is only open on Sundays. The rest of the time Seamus works on high end ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Fred Bare
This inner city site next to Haggerston Park was used as a farm as far back as the early 1800s when fresh produce was grown here ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Fred Bare

What are the best dining options near Fred Bare London?
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Laxeiro
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
93 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Fred Bare
Superior rough-and-ready Spanish restaurant that is always packed. Laxeiro is a tiny place with a hectic pace, especially on the weekends - and Sundays in particular ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Fred Bare
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
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Brawn
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
49 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Fred Bare
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5 minutes from Fred Bare
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Fred Bare
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 17 minutes from Fred Bare
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 11 minutes from Fred Bare
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from Fred Bare
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 13 minutes from Fred Bare
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Fred Bare
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | 9 minutes from Fred Bare
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from Fred Bare
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
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Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, E2 | 4 minutes from Fred Bare
A wine bar which began as a pop-up hosting wine nights in a former bank vault in Shoreditch, Sager + Wilde is run by husband and ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 8 minutes from Fred Bare
The BrewDog bar in Bethnal Green Road caters for the Shoreditch hipsters with BrewDog craft beers and interiors decorated with antique tiles, reclaimed metal and a ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Kick
London > Nightlife > Bars
127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Fred Bare
Fashionable Shoreditch drinkers from all around the globe are attracted to this cellar bar by its rickety old furniture, interesting imported beers, and a pricy, but ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Fred Bare

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Fred Bare.
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Fred Bare
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 13 minutes from Fred Bare
... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes from Fred Bare
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
 

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Christmas Past
Christmas Past
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Geffrye Museum 6 minutes walk from Fred Bare

Each year the Geffrye Museum celebrates Christmas with a look at the way Christmas traditions have evolved over years at ...More

 
Love Shelter
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th December 2014 

The Russian Bar 11 minutes walk from Fred Bare

Deep house and tribal beats courtesy of resident DJs Smokin Jo and Miguel Pelitero....More

The Rowan Martin Band
Concerts | On 28th December 2014 

Charlie Wrights International Bar 11 minutes walk from Fred Bare

The London-based singer-songwriter performs his original material accompanied by his musicians....More

Guille
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th December 2014 

The Big Chill Bar 11 minutes walk from Fred Bare

Uplifting, emotional tech plus hard and dark trance, plus psy-trance and Goa courtesy of DJ Guille....More

Sunday at The Big Chill Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th December 2014 

The Big Chill Bar 11 minutes walk from Fred Bare

Rap, funk, modern soul and breaks courtesy of DJ Sighers....More

Sunday Sessions
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th December 2014 

93 Feet East 11 minutes walk from Fred Bare

DJs Kid AM, Chris Hope, Josh Seroussi and Kalvyn James spin house....More

The Art of the Brick
The Art of the Brick
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

The Old Truman Brewery 11 minutes walk from Fred Bare

See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 ...More

 
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities Tour
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History 12 minutes walk from Fred Bare

A permanent collection of artworks and artefacts, fine art and works of natural history, including tribal art from New Guinea, ...More

Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House
Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

V & A Museum of Childhood 12 minutes walk from Fred Bare

Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House at the V&A Museum of Childhood reveals the fascinating stories behind some ...More

 
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Tours | Until 5th January 2015 

Dennis Severs' House 13 minutes walk from Fred Bare

The atmospheric Silent Night candle-lit tours of Dennis Severs' House are particularly fun at this time of year. The house ...More

 
 

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Julio le Parc
Julio le Parc
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby
Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby
Theatre | 2nd June 2015 - 7th June 2015 

Barbican Centre

Following sold-out shows at the Royal Court Theatre and Southbank Centre in 2014, Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby transfer to the Barbican in ...More

 
The Vote
The Vote
Theatre | 24th April 2015 - 7th May 2015 

The Donmar Warehouse

Performed in real-time for theatre and television, The Vote takes audiences to a fictional polling station between 8.30 and 10.30pm ...More

 
Underworld
Underworld
Concerts | On 6th March 2015 

Hammersmith Apollo

Following the huge success of the 20th anniversary performance of their dubnobasswithmyheadman album at Royal Festival Hall last ...More

 
Shrapnel: 34 Fragments of a Massacre
Theatre | 11th March 2015 - 2nd April 2015 

Arcola Theatre

Shrapnel: 34 Fragments of A Massacre at the Arcola Theatre is a new work from Anders Lustgarten on The Roboski ...More

Deluxe
Deluxe
Opened 14th November 2014 

Don't tell Rudolph! They're serving smoked reindeer with pickled blackberries, mascarpone and rocket at Deluxe, a temporary restaurant in Ely's ...More

 
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
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Viktor Wynd launched his Little Shop of Horrors in 2009 and in 2014 it re-opened as a museum of rare ...More

 
Brew Putney
Brew Putney
Opened 24th November 2014 

At 3,000 square feet Brew Putney on Lower Richmond Road is the fourth and largest Brew Cafe, offering not ...More

 
 
 
 
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