The Approach  

 
 
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47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 9LY
 
 
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Wed-Sun: 12noon-6pm; Mon-Tue: closed
 

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A good pub which supports young boxers from the area and is a favourite among the locals, with a jolly atmosphere and a fine selection of both wine, and beer.

 

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Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Sclater Street Car Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  32% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 3 minutes from The Approach
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 > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  36% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 22 minutes from The Approach
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 London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £43  40% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 23 minutes from The Approach
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Approach

Nearest to The Approach
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The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
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Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
223 Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 8 minutes from The Approach
This used to be an excellent gastro pub overlooking Victoria Park - one where all the food and drink was certified organic. That was before it ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near The Approach

Near The Approach
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Gallery Cafe
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
21 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Approach
Vegetarian cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
For minimalist warehouse chic in the middle of the East End head down to this converted factory. Its whiteness, high ceiling and hanging lights (not too ... More
 
 
 
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Typing Room
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Town Hall Hotel, Patriots Square, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
Chef Lee Westcott takes on his first solo venture with the Typing Room, the 40-cover restaurant at the Town Hall Hotel on the former site ... More
 
 
 
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Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered
London > Events > Tours  Dates: 8th October 2016 to 23rd April 2017
The Approach, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
A display of some of the most competitively fought and visually striking games from the V&A's collection of board games, Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered is ...More
 
 
 
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Zola Blood
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 19th January 2017 - 7.30pm-10pm
The Approach, 13-14 The Oval, E2 | 6 minutes from The Approach
This London-based foursome performs self-penned electronic music....More
 
 
 
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Krankbrother
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 21st January 2017 - 11pm-5am
The Approach, 13-14 The Oval, E2 | 6 minutes from The Approach
The DJ brother duo spin house, techno and disco with a few surprises thrown in....More
 
 
 
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Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Approach
The famous Backyard Comedy Club, one of East London's hottest comedy spots, was originally opened in 2000 by comedian Lee Hurst. In 2004 the comedian ran ... More
 
 
 
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10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from The Approach
One of Bethnal Green's best kept secrets, 10 Gales is a contemporary art space, live show venue, vintage fashion boutique, coffee shop and hairdressers all under ... More
 
 
 
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Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 8 minutes from The Approach
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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Sights and Attractions near The Approach

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Approach
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Fred London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
45 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
Set up by Fred Mann, former director of the Milch gallery, Fred London specialises in contemporary art and musical collaborations. Fred Mann has had a mixed ... More
 
 
 
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Degree Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
30 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
Offering affordable art, Degree Art sells, commissions and rents out art works - painting, photography, sculpture and prints - created by students and recent graduates from ... More
 
 
 
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V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Approach

The best shops and markets near The Approach
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King & Queen of Bethnal Green
London > Shopping > Clothing
41 Temple Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Approach
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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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Victoria Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
The Royal Inn On The Park, 111 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London E9 | 8 minutes from The Approach
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Netil Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Westgate Street, E8 | 10 minutes from The Approach
Next door to Netil House, Netil Market is home to a permanent community of independent businesses operating every day of ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Approach

Near The Approach
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
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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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 20 minutes from The Approach
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 | 26 minutes from The Approach
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Approach gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Approach
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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spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Approach
Bethnal Green's former Turkish baths have been refurbished and turned into a spa complete with aroma steam rooms and a plunge pool. Spa LONDON is run ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 8 minutes from The Approach
One of London's best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The city's first public park, it was opened in the ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Approach.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Approach
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as The Approach
A good pub which supports young boxers from the area and is a favourite among the locals, with a jolly atmosphere and a fine selection of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
... More
 
 
 
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Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Approach

The Approach clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 6 minutes from The Approach
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club nights in an ... More
 
 
 
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London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, Hackney, London E8 | 11 minutes from The Approach
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
 
 
 
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PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 11 minutes from The Approach
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
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Approach.
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 24 minutes from The Approach
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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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 24 minutes from The Approach
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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Photography Now
Exhibitions | Until 22nd January 2017 

Brick Lane Gallery 2.37 miles from The Approach

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Riot In The Meadow
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2017 

Oxford House 2.84 miles from The Approach

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Hurray For The Riff Raff
Concerts | On 18th January 2017 

The Sebright Arms 2.93 miles from The Approach

The outfit hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, perform their original Americana blues and folk songs....More

Hounded By External Events: Curated By Michael Bracewell
Exhibitions | Until 29th January 2017 

Maureen Paley 3.03 miles from The Approach

Novelist Michael Bracewell curates an exhibition featuring paintings, drawings and sculptures by Kaye Donachie, Gareth Jones, John Kelsey, Lucy McKenzie, ...More

Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered
Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered
Tours | Until 23rd April 2017 

V & A Museum of Childhood 3.13 miles from The Approach

A display of some of the most competitively fought and visually striking games from the V&A's collection of board games, ...More

 

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