The Approach  

 
 
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47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 9LY
 
 
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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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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

Car Parks

 
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 £111  24% 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 £91  22% 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 - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  30% 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Survivor (F)
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th Oct, 27th Oct, 3rd Nov and 10th Nov 2017 - 11am-5pm
The Approach, Unit 2, 210 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Seen But Not Heard
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 10th June to 19th November 2017 - 10am-5.45pm
The Approach, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
A display of Rachel Molina's work of intimate photographic portraits and testimonies highlighting children in the transition from primary to secondary education....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Searching For Ghosts
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd May 2017 to 21st January 2018 - 10am-5.45pm
The Approach, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
Working with the museum and photographer Tom Hunter participants undertook an exploration of some of the housing in East London; from the demolished tower block on ...More
 
 
 
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Near The Approach
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pubs near The Approach

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near The Approach

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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Searching For Ghosts
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 5 minutes walk from The Approach

Working with the museum and photographer Tom Hunter participants undertook an exploration of some of the housing in East London; ...More

Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 5 minutes walk from The Approach

The original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life ...More

 
Seen But Not Heard
Exhibitions | Until 19th November 2017 

V & A Museum of Childhood 5 minutes walk from The Approach

A display of Rachel Molina's work of intimate photographic portraits and testimonies highlighting children in the transition from primary to ...More

Go Out Of Tune
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th October 2017 

Cafe 1001 20 minutes walk from The Approach

A chance for all musicians to perform at this open mic event....More

Junkyard Golf Club
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 22 minutes walk from The Approach

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 

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Prezzemolo & Vitale
Dining 

Contemporary, family run grocer's Prezzemolo & Vitale (P&V) give Italians a taste of home, on London's Kings Road....More

Autumn 2017 in London
Article 

No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Pilgrim Supper Club
Pilgrim Supper Club
Foodie Events | From 18th October 

103B Dalston Lane

In anticipation of the opening of the new restaurant and sherry bar in 2018, Pilgrim ...More

 
Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

Coppa Club
Dining 

Unfussy, European food from small plates and snacks to grilled mains....More

Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

MTV Europe Music Awards
Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

British Museum

With no known culture in the world or ...More

 
Block 336
Attractions 

Founded in October 2011, Block 336 is an artist-run project space, studio provider and art gallery in Brixton....More

Slide at ArcelorMittal Orbit
Slide at ArcelorMittal Orbit
Attractions 

The world's longest and tallest tunnel slide, measuring ...More

 
YTM Fireworks, Southgate
Shopping 

Priding themselves as one of the UK's most experienced suppliers of professional and garden fireworks, YTM Fireworks has something for you no matter what size your display....More

YTM Fireworks, Whetstone
Shopping 

Priding themselves as one of the UK's most experienced suppliers of professional and garden fireworks, YTM Fireworks has something for you no matter what size your display. ...More

YTM Fireworks, Crouch End
Shopping 

Priding themselves as one of the UK's most experienced suppliers of professional and garden fireworks, YTM Fireworks has something for you no matter what size your display. ...More

Fancy Crab
Fancy Crab
Dining 

Fancy Crab puts the red king crab, renowned in the US but still a rare ...More

 
Jimmy's Lodge On The River
Jimmy's Lodge On The River
Dining 

Dine in your own personal snow globe alongside ...More

 
Tap Tavern
Tap Tavern
Drinking 

Located in the heart of Richmond, Tap Tavern feeds London's desire for gin and craft ...More

 
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