The Figurehead

 
 
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272 Victoria Dock Road, E16 3BY 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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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What to do in London Throughout 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
ibis Styles London ExCel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
272-283 Victoria Dock Road, E16 | 2 minutes from The Figurehead
Custom House Hotel is located close to the Excel Exhibition Centre, Greenwich Park and The O2. Nearby points of interest also include the Boleyn Ground Stadium ... More
 
 
 
Aloft London ExCeL
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  31% off
Royal Victoria Dock 1 Western Gateway, E16 | 5 minutes from The Figurehead
A fresh, fun alternative to stay and play awaits you at Aloft London Excel. Aloft is the only hotel in ExCeL London (directly connected to the ... More
 
 
 
Novotel London Excel Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  30% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 6 minutes from The Figurehead
There's not much point in staying in the Docklands if you're not right on the waterfront, and this spotless Novotel offers some stunning views from its ... 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
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Dining near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caribbean Scene
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
ExCeL Marina, 17 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria, E16 | 7 minutes from The Figurehead
... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
Now On
World Energy Forum
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: 22nd, 23rd and 24th July 2014
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from The Figurehead
...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Prudential RideLondon Cycling Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th August 2014 at 11am-8pm, 8th August 2014 at 10am-8pm & 9th August 2014 at 9am-5pm
ExCel London Exhibition Centre, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from The Figurehead
Cycle show plus stunt displays and appearances from cycling stars....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Give Us 5
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 28th July to 15th August 2014 - 12noon-4.30pm
London Regatta Centre, Docklands Road, E16 | 11 minutes from The Figurehead
...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
Trinity Buoy Wharf
London > Attractions >
Orchard Place, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
NOW Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Green Place, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 23 minutes from The Figurehead
Designed by London Eye artchitects Marks Barfield, NOW Gallery is a gallery in the Greenwich Peninsula created as a free public space for contemporary art and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near The Figurehead

The best shops and markets near The Figurehead
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Place Mall
London > Shopping >
Bank Street, E14 | 2.1 miles from The Figurehead
Jubilee Place Mall, an underground shopping mall on the south side of Canary Wharf, offers shoppers a choice of fashion, pharmacies, cafes and restaurants. In November ... 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
Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 36 minutes from The Figurehead
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Figurehead

Near The Figurehead
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4.8 miles from The Figurehead
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Figurehead

The Figurehead gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Westfield Stratford City
London > Leisure >
Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E20 | 2.4 miles from The Figurehead
This fun bowling alley and restaurant on the second floor of Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre is a great place for a gang of you to ... 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 Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 36 minutes from The Figurehead
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ... 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
Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.2 miles from The Figurehead
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 2.5 miles from The Figurehead
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud2 at The O2
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 24 minutes from The Figurehead
In the sad shell of the Millennium Dome, a superclub was born, going by the name of Proud2. Sporting one of the world's most powerful audio ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
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
ExCel London Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 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
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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Near The Figurehead

 
 
 
World Energy Forum
Business Events | Until 24th July 2014 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre 3 minutes walk from The Figurehead

...More

Around The World In 80 Days
Theatre | Until 31st August 2014 

The O2 Arena 24 minutes walk from The Figurehead

As well as directing I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical and Perfect Nonsense, 2014 also sees Sean Foley present ...More

Tour de France
Tour de France
Sporting Events | Until 27th July 2014 

Various Venues London 2.08 miles from The Figurehead

The Tour de France, the world's largest annual sporting event, comes to London on Monday 7th July 2014. The event ...More

 
Watch This Space Festival
Watch This Space Festival
Theatre | Until 31st August 2014 

Various Venues London 2.08 miles from The Figurehead

The National Theatre's free festival of outdoor entertainment, Watch This Space, returns this summer with an array of theatre, fire, ...More

 
Bridge
Bridge
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Museum of London Docklands 2.25 miles from The Figurehead

From Hungerford to Blackfriars, Westminster and Millennium, Bridge looks at how London's bridges have inspired artists and continue to provide ...More

 
Hot Jazz Jam
Concerts | Until 24th September 2014 

Boisdale's Of Canary Wharf 2.28 miles from The Figurehead

A selection of musicians performing all the classic hits from the likes of Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Miles Davis and ...More

Secret Agents Academy For Spies (Over 6s)
Secret Agents Academy For Spies (Over 6s)
Kids Events | Until 31st August 2014 

Discover Children's Story Centre 2.34 miles from The Figurehead

Kids will be given the chance to test their sleuth detective skills this half term at the Secret Agents Academy ...More

 
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

National Maritime Museum 2.43 miles from The Figurehead

From July, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich marks the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Act with Ships, Clocks and ...More

 
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2016 

National Maritime Museum 2.43 miles from The Figurehead

Five hundred years ago, a fraternity of London mariners was given a charter by Henry VIII and became the Corporation ...More

 
War Artists At Sea
War Artists At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

The Queen's House 2.43 miles from The Figurehead

Showcasing the best of Royal Museums Greenwich's collection of First and Second World War art, this display at The Queen's ...More

 
 
 
 
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