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Canning Town Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Plaistow Tube Station
 
30 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canning Town Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2017

Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  38% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 7 minutes from The Figurehead
The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel Centre. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting a conference or exhibition, ... More
 
 
 
Good Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  21% off
Royal Victoria Dock, E161FA | 9 minutes from The Figurehead
Providing work for those who have previously struggled, the Good Hotel has earned its name. The striking hotel, which can be found floating at the historic ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - ExCel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  38% off
Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 9 minutes from The Figurehead
Set in an idyllic waterfront location, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel ExCel offers four-star facilities in an impressive new contemporary development. Set in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Figurehead

Nearest to The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 2.4 miles from The Figurehead
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 2.8 miles from The Figurehead
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 31 minutes from The Figurehead
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
 
 
 
 
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Dining near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, E16 | 11 minutes from The Figurehead
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fatboys Diner
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Trinity Bouy Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from The Figurehead
Stock up on American style cuisine in the heart of London's Docklands at Fatboys Diner, where burgers are washed down with full dairy ice cream shakes. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gaucho - 02
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
Opened in March 2008, Gaucho at the O2 boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
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Grand Designs Live London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th April to 7th May 2017 - Various Times
The Figurehead, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from The Figurehead
Enjoy nine days of shopping, inspiration, stimulating events, talks and demonstrations inspired by the popular TV show....More
 
 
 
On Soon
National Pet Show 2017
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May 2017 - 9.30am-5pm
The Figurehead, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from The Figurehead
Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cake and Bake Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th, 7th and 8th October 2017
The Figurehead, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, Earls Court, London E16 | 3 minutes from The Figurehead
The Cake and Bake Show has all the ingredients needed for a delicious day out. With new celebrity chefs and baking shows constantly bursting onto the ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 16 minutes from The Figurehead
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
Stadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
WM Jazz
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
Since launching in summer 2013 WM Jazz has carved out a real following. Set within the Water Margin Restaurant at The 02 Arena, WM Jazz hosts ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Figurehead

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 14 minutes from The Figurehead
(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Island Bridge
London > Attractions >
Canning Town to Canary Wharf, E16 | 16 minutes from The Figurehead
An 80 metre, 160 tonne red bridge providing an important link between Canning Town and Canary Wharf, The City Island Bridge, has been designed by Davies, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trinity Buoy Wharf
London > Attractions >
Orchard Place, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from The Figurehead
A once derelict site in the Docklands is now home to a thriving creative community; visitors to Trinity Buoy Wharf find a welcoming mix of cafes, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Figurehead

The best shops and markets near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 19 minutes from The Figurehead
A one-stop-shop combining espresso bar, deli restaurant and grocery store, The Grocer gives London City Island residents a place to eat, enjoy morning coffee and pick ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 32 minutes from The Figurehead
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chrisp Street Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Market Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 36 minutes from The Figurehead
A pedestrian shopping area featuring over 80 stalls and food outlets, Chrisp Street Market was designed by Frederick Gibberd as part of urban redevelopment after the ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 2.3 miles from The Figurehead
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.6 miles from The Figurehead
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.6 miles from The Figurehead
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 Figurehead

The Figurehead gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 23 minutes from The Figurehead
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 26 minutes from The Figurehead
Hidden within the centre of the InterContinental London - The O2 is a large luxury spa that offers a tranquil escape. In ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near The Figurehead

The best pubs near London The Figurehead.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 2.3 miles from The Figurehead
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 2.4 miles from The Figurehead
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 31 minutes from The Figurehead
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Figurehead

The Figurehead clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eighteen Sky Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 26 minutes from The Figurehead
Boasting spectacular views across the Thames and Canary Wharf, the Eighteen Sky Bar is a sophisticated spot to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Figurehead

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Figurehead.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 2 minutes from The Figurehead
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.3 miles from The Figurehead
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
 

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