The Pit

 
 
ADDRESS
Warburton Street, Hackney, Fields, London E8 3RR 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
23 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Autumn in London

Hans Christian, You Must be An Angel Barbican The Pit, EC2Y 8DS 26th October 2011 - 2nd November 2011 Gather around a birthday table and experience the fantastical...

 
 
Group A: South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay, France

Mexico Soho South American hotspot Barrio Central will be showing all Mexico games in the World Cup this summer and should be an...

 
 
Group D: Germany, Australia, Serbia, Ghana

Germany German football fans in London will feel right at home cheering on Die Mannschaft this summer, thanks to two bars that are veritable shrines...

 
 
Group H: Spain, Switzerland, Honduras, Chile

Chile Chile must be the longest country on the planet and our search for a Chilean establishment in London must have gone on for the longest...

 
 
Christmas in London 2009: Shows & Pantos

Cabaret Simon Barbican The Pit, EC2Y 8DS 16th - 31st December 2009 Cabaret created just for kids, Cabaret Simon premieres at The Pit at the...

 
 
London Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hotels near The Pit

Near The Pit
The RE London Shoreditch Hotel London
The RE London Shoreditch Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £56  35% off
419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 10 minutes from The Pit
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
 
 
 
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments London
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment  from £104  31% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 11 minutes from The Pit
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ...More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch London
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £90  37% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 23 minutes from The Pit
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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Pit

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Pit
Yinka Shonibare Space London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yinka Shonibare Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Street, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from The Pit
Turner Shortlisted British artist Yinka Shonibare has bought this former office block, in need of some attention, and hardly changed a thing. While the artist decides ...More
 
 
 
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
London > Attractions > Museums
11 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from The Pit
Viktor Wynd launched his Little Shop of Horrors in 2009 and in 2014 it re-opened as a museum of rare and priceless marvels of the natural ...More
 
 
 
Vyner Street Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vyner Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21-23 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Pit
The remnants of its former use as an old industrial area are still visible on Vyner Street. But, in recent years, it has become a hotbed ...More
 
 
 
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Events near The Pit

Near The Pit
Broadway Market London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
On Soon
Broadway Market
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: 27th December 2014 to 26th December 2015 - 9am-5pm
Broadway Market, East London, Hackney, London E8 | 4 minutes from The Pit
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
 
 
 
Hackney Central Library London
Ongoing
Hackney Central Library
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th & 25th, 27th and 29th to 31st Dec 2014 - Various Times
Hackney Central Library, 1 Reading Lane, E8 | 8 minutes from The Pit
Library with lots of different facilities to offer such as PC and internet access and the Children's library service....More
 
 
 
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb (Parent And Baby Screening) London
On Soon
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb (Parent And Baby Screening)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Wednesday 31st December 2014 - 11am
Hackney Picturehouse, 270 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 | 8 minutes from The Pit
Plucky security guard Larry Daley discovers the magical Tablet Of Ahkmenrah is gradually losing its powers. Recognising the repercussions for his display case friends, he scours ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Pit

Near The Pit
Netil House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Netil House
London > Entertainment >
1-7 Westgate Street, Hackney, London E8 | 1 minute from The Pit
A stone's throw from London Fields, Netil House is home to 94 creative studios, a market, gallery and a rooftop space with wonderful 360-degree views over ...More
 
 
 
Hackney Picturehouse London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
270 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 | 8 minutes from The Pit
Picturehouse Cinemas, who run the popular Greenwich Picturehouse and Clapham Picturehouse opened the Hackney Picturehouse on Mare Street in October 2011 which features the biggest ...More
 
 
 
Oval Space London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, E2 | 9 minutes from The Pit
Oval Space is a multi-use arts and events space with 6,000 square feet of space in Bethnal Green in East London with stunning views over the ...More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Pit

The best shops and markets near The Pit
E5 Bakehouse London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
E5 Bakehouse
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 395 Mentmore Terrace, E8 | 3 minutes from The Pit
Ben Mackinnon brings the art of sourdough baking to Hackney through his E5 Bakehouse located in a spruced up railway arch near London Fields in East ...More
 
 
 
Rebel Rebel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rebel Rebel
London > Shopping > Florists
5 Broadway Market, Hackney, Hackney, London E8 | 4 minutes from The Pit
Rebel Rebel is a flower shop and event design business based in Broadway Market in the East End. Specialising in flowers and dressing for corporate events ...More
 
 
 
Broadway Market London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Broadway Market
London > Shopping > Markets
East London, Hackney, London E8 | 4 minutes from The Pit
Broadway is a great little market that is expanding rapidly and enjoys a tremendous reputation. It's worth the trip down there as there's a tremendous variety ...More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Pit

What are the best dining options near The Pit London?
Il Cudega London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Il Cudega
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Arch 358 Westgate Street, E8 | 1 minute from The Pit
Il Cudega co-owners Luca and Giovanni, childhood friends from the small hamlet of Carimate near Lake Como, bring slow food from Lombardy to a railway arch ...More
 
 
 
Exceline African Cuisine London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Exceline African Cuisine
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
175 Mare Street, E8 | 2 minutes from The Pit
Home-style east African cooking is hard to come by on the London dining scene, making Bethnal Green's Exceline Exotic Dishes a celebrated east London haunt. Food ...More
 
 
 
Happy Kitchen London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Happy Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
393 Mentmore Terrace Fields, Hackney, London E8 | 3 minutes from The Pit
Under Arch 393 by London Fields Railway Station you'll find a little piece of sunshine in the Happy Kitchen, a vegan restaurant opened by friends Lisa ...More
 
 
 
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Education near The Pit

Near The Pit
Four Corners London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from The Pit
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
 
 
 
Connexions Careers Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Careers Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 17 minutes from The Pit
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ...More
 
 
 
The Making Space London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 20 minutes from The Pit
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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Leisure near The Pit

The Pit gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
London Fields London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Martello Road, E8 | 4 minutes from The Pit
Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ...More
 
 
 
London Fields Lido London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 6 minutes from The Pit
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ...More
 
 
 
York Hall Leisure Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 12 minutes from The Pit
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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Pubs near The Pit

The best pubs near London The Pit.
The Dove London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dove
London > Nightlife > Pubs
24 Broadway Market, E8 | 3 minutes from The Pit
Award winning Hackney stalwart The Dove is a wonderful traditional pub on Broadway Market and sister pub to hidden Clerkenwell gem, The Dovetail. A great place ...More
 
 
 
The Cat & Mutton London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cat & Mutton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Broadway, Hackney, London E8 | 4 minutes from The Pit
Pub ...More
 
 
 
Pub on the Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pub on the Park
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Martello Street, Hackney, E8 | 4 minutes from The Pit
Perched overlooking London Fields the Pub on the Park is is one of the finest pubs in the East to spend a summer's day. Outside there's ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Pit

The Pit clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
London Fields Brewery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, E8 | Same location as The Pit
Located under the railway arches beside London Fields in Hackney, the London Fields Brewery opened in 2011 and was inspired by the drought of craft beer ...More
 
 
 
PortSide Parlour London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, E8 | 4 minutes from The Pit
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ...More
 
 
 
Prince George London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince George
London > Nightlife >
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 12 minutes from The Pit
The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Pit

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Pit.
Bistrotheque London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Pit
...More
 
 
 
Shoreditch Town Hall London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 24 minutes from The Pit
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
 
 
 
Christ Church Spitalfields London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 28 minutes from The Pit
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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The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities Tour
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History 5 minutes walk from The Pit

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

Mother Goose
Mother Goose
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Hackney Empire 11 minutes walk from The Pit

This is a traditional Christmas Goose with all the trimmings. Mother Goose at Hackney Empire has everything you'd expect from ...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 15 minutes walk from The Pit

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

 
It's My Party...
Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2015 

V & A Museum of Childhood 15 minutes walk from The Pit

An installation inspired by Wilfred, a 1930's toy rabbit, created by artists and children from Rushmore Primary School Hackney and ...More

Winterville
Winterville
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2014 

Victoria Park 16 minutes walk from The Pit

The West End has Winter Wonderland and now east London has its equivalent: Winterville, with an ice rink, ferris wheel, ...More

 
Santas Grotto @ Winterville
Seasonal | Until 1st January 2015 

Winterville, Victoria Park 16 minutes walk from The Pit

This December our colourful, fairy tale tent in the magical town of Winterville, Victoria Park Hackney will welcome thousands of ...More

Christmas Past
Christmas Past
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Geffrye Museum 18 minutes walk from The Pit

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

 
The Roots Boxing Day Bash
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th December 2014 

The Basing House 21 minutes walk from The Pit

Acid house from 1988 and 1989 courtesy of Just Be, Colin Dale, Richie Fingers and guests....More

Young Motherhood Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 30th December 2014 

Rich Mix Centre 23 minutes walk from The Pit

Jendella Benson's myth and stereotype-busting multimedia exhibition based on interviews with young mothers and their children from around Britain....More

Circus 83
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th December 2014 

Cargo 24 minutes walk from The Pit

Funk, soul, hip hop and dance from Depozz....More

 

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Christmas Sweets and Treats in London
Christmas Sweets and Treats in London

Calling all sweet tooths. Tis the season to overdose on sugar and not feel terribly guilty immediately after scoffing ...More

 
January in London 2015
January in London 2015

Cirque Du Soleil perform at the Royal Albert Hall, The Nether transfers to the West End and James McAvoy ...More

 
Renato Guttuso: Painter of Modern Life
Exhibitions | 14th January 2015 - 4th April 2015 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

An exhibition of works by one of Italy's most widely respected modern painters. Toward the end of the 1930s, rebelling ...More

UKF New Year's Eve Party
UKF New Year's Eve Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 2014 

Brixton Academy

With a line-up that boasts the likes of Sub Focus, Sigma and Camo & Krooked, innovative label UKF has outdone ...More

 
British Summer Time 2015: The Who
British Summer Time 2015: The Who
Concerts | On 26th June 2015 

Hyde Park

The Who, the rock outfit which brought us 'Quadrophenia', 'Who Are You' and 'My Generation', perform on the Great Oak ...More

 
Sam Smith
Sam Smith
Concerts | 25th March 2015 - 27th March 2015 

Brixton Academy

Sunday Times Culture named him 'the voice of 2014', his global hit single 'Stay With Me', has sold over 4.5 ...More

 
English National Ballet: Modern Masters
English National Ballet: Modern Masters
Dance | 10th March 2015 - 15th March 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Modern Masters honours the work of three of the most influential choreographers of the 20th century: Jiri Kylian, John Neumeier ...More

 
The Tommy Tucker
The Tommy Tucker
Opened January 2015 

Award-winning chef Claude Compton, together with Jim Morris and George McCabe - the team behind critically acclaimed neighbourhood restaurant Claude's ...More

 
Cereal Killer Cafe
Cereal Killer Cafe
Opened 10th December 2014 

It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized ...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

 
 
 
 
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