Tobacco Dock

 
 
ADDRESS
50 Porters Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E1W 2SF 
 
TELEPHONE
 
TWITTER
 

Nearby

 

Tobacco DockBuilt in the early 19th century as a secure warehouse for receipt and storage of tobacco from the New World, Tobacco Dock is now a unique space that plays host to high profile events each year. Re-launched in October 2012, it has its own outdoor, quayside space as well as a Great Gallery, Vaults, a Quayside Bar and unique walkways that stretch for more than 100 metres. The whole venue can accommodate more than 1000 attendees but with more than 70 individual spaces, there's the flexibility to host much smaller events too. Past events that have taken place at Tobacco Dock include Meatopia, Parkour Ride, the London Tattoo Convention and Wired 2013, as well as private parties, corporate events and award ceremonies.

 

Tobacco Dock events

 
LWE NYD 2015LWE NYD 2015Maya Jane Coles, Heidi, Kim Ann Foxman, Art Department, The Martinez Brothers, Subb-an, Matt Tolfrey, Enzo Tedeschi, Visionquest, Lee Curtiss, Ryan Crosson, Shaun Reeves, Benoit & Sergio, K.I.F.F, Guti, Jozif, Kerb Staller, Wesley Razzy and Damian Oh play dance, house and techno.1st January 2015Thursday 1st January 2015 Where:
Tobacco Dock, 50  Porters Walk      E1W 2SF
Category: event
On Soon
LWE NYD 2015
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House
DATES  Thursday 1st January 2015 - 12noon-10.30pm
Maya Jane Coles, Heidi, Kim Ann Foxman, Art Department, The Martinez Brothers, Subb-an, Matt Tolfrey, Enzo Tedeschi, Visionquest, Lee Curtiss, Ryan Crosson, Shaun Reeves, Benoit & Sergio, K.I.F.F, Guti, Jozif, Kerb Staller, Wesley Razzy and Damian Oh play dance, house and techno.
 

Tobacco Dock images

Tobacco Dock   

   
Tobacco Dock

Tobacco Dock  

LondonTown.com - Tobacco Dock Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Wapping Overground Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
City Quay Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Arch Car Parking
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Tobacco Dock on LondonTown.com

 
London's Best Events 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Tobacco Dock

Near Tobacco Dock
Holiday Inn London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  21% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Tobacco Dock
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
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  27% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 11 minutes from Tobacco Dock
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  29% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 12 minutes from Tobacco Dock
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Tobacco Dock

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Tobacco Dock.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 5 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 14 minutes from Tobacco Dock
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Tobacco Dock

Near Tobacco Dock
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Now On
Mrs Hudson's Christmas Corker
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd to 31st December 2014
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Ed Gaughan directs Bob and Barry Cryer's comical spin-off of Conan Doyle's Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, which presents the detective's landlady's perspective. Set in the ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Drunken Nights III
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Wednesday 17th December 2014 and Wednesday 11th March 2015 - 8pm-11pm
The George Tavern, 373 Commercial Road, Stepney, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Drunken Chorus presents performances from a selection of artists, all in the style of traditional variety shows....More
 
 
 
Ends Today
The Gospel According To St Matthew (Il Vangelo Secondo Matteo)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 18th Dec 2014
Rotherhithe Sands Films Studios, 82 Saint Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, SE16 | 11 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Jesus Christ of Nazareth travels around Palestine, delivering sermons to the people and claiming to be the son of God. Disciples flock to his side by ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Tobacco Dock

Near Tobacco Dock
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 14 minutes from Tobacco Dock
This splendid 1930s art deco Grade II listed East End dance hall has a capacity of over 2,600 and prides itself as "London's most versatile venue". ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Tobacco Dock

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Tobacco Dock
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 10 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 14 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 14 minutes from Tobacco Dock
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Tobacco Dock

The best shops and markets near Tobacco Dock
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 17 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Tobacco Dock
If you ever venture along Mile End Road towards Stepney Green, take a gander down Assembly Passage (opposite Blockbuster) and you'll come across this shining gem ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Tobacco Dock

What are the best dining options near Tobacco Dock London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laksha Bay
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Wapping Lane, E1W | 3 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Laksha Bay is a smart Indian dining room, with cuisine influenced by the idyllic Lakshadweep archipelago. The authentic Indian cuisine celebrates home-style favourites and fresh, flavoursome ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bottega Wapping
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
70 Wapping Wall, Wapping, E1W | 5 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Bottega Wapping is an Italian restaurant, wine bar and deli in the creative hub of Metropolitan Wharf. It's a space inspired by the famous Campo de ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
II Bordello
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
81 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 6 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Giant portions, fresh ingredients and a tasty full-bodied house wine: this is everything a neighbourhood Italian restarant should be, and still only a fraction more expensive ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Tobacco Dock

Near Tobacco Dock
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 28 minutes from Tobacco Dock
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 | 28 minutes from Tobacco Dock
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 28 minutes from Tobacco Dock
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Tobacco Dock

Tobacco Dock gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 11 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 20 minutes from Tobacco Dock
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Tobacco Dock

The best pubs near London Tobacco Dock.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 5 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Tobacco Dock

Tobacco Dock clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rhythm Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 13 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Scuzzy venue on the outskirts of Shoreditch which looks like a crummycafe from the outside. Walk past the crowded plastic tables and chairsand through a discreet ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 18 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Tobacco Dock

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Tobacco Dock.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 5 minutes from Tobacco Dock
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Tobacco Dock
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 14 minutes from Tobacco Dock
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
 

Also in Porters Walk

Our recommendations in the same street as Tobacco Dock

 
No.
Title
Category
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Tobacco Dock

Tobacco Dock, Tobaco Dock
 
 

Hotels Near

Tobacco Dock

 
 
Near Tobacco Dock All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Tobacco Dock

 
 
 
Mrs Hudson's Christmas Corker
Mrs Hudson's Christmas Corker
Theatre | Until 31st December 2014 

Wilton's Music Hall 7 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

Ed Gaughan directs Bob and Barry Cryer's comical spin-off of Conan Doyle's Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, which presents the ...More

 
The Golden Era of Jazz
Concerts | On 18th December 2014 

Jamboree 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

Ewan Bleach hosts a night of 1920s traditional jazz and 1930s swing....More

Tower Of London Tickets
Tower Of London Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 18th December 2014 

Tower Of London 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of ...More

 
Women Fashion Power
Women Fashion Power
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

Design Museum 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

Exploring how influential women have used fashion to define and enhance their position in the world, Women Fashion Power at ...More

 
Designers in Residence
Designers in Residence
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

Design Museum 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

Each year, the Design Museum holds its Designers in Residence exhibition giving visitors the chance to see the work of ...More

 
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Design Museum 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

The anglepoise lamp is just one of the archetypal designs celebrated in the Design Museum's Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things, ...More

 
Tamla Slama
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th December 2014 

Apples And Pears 14 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

...More

Teenage Book Club
Exhibitions | Until 29th January 2015 

Idea Store Whitechapel 16 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

Regular book club meeting....More

Book Break
Exhibitions | Until 29th January 2015 

Idea Store Whitechapel 16 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

Readings of stories and poems....More

IT For Beginners (Over 16s)
Exhibitions | Until 29th January 2015 

Idea Store Whitechapel 16 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock

A chance to learn the basic skills....More

 

Trending Now

 
 
Christmas Butchers in London
Christmas Butchers in London

If your Christmas turkey comes frozen from the supermarket, it's no surprise you only want it once a year. Here's ...More

 
Christmas Fishmongers in London
Christmas Fishmongers in London

Smoked salmon is the traditional Christmas fish, popular not just for its flavour, but for the ease of preparation, and the ...More

 
Regent Street Christmas Lights
Regent Street Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2014 

Regent Street

The Regent Street lights are some of the most breathtaking in the capital with a spectacular Christmas show and fireworks ...More

 
Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
Concerts | 1st March 2015 - 31st March 2015 

The O2 Arena

The four-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, musician and producer will perform soul, pop and R&B including popular hits Hello and ...More

 
Uncle Barts New Year's Eve House Party
Uncle Barts New Year's Eve House Party
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Barts

This New Year Uncle Barts and his pals are hosting their fifth annual house party at Barts, the bar hidden ...More

 
Being A Man
Being A Man
Exhibitions | 27th November 2015 - 29th November 2015 

Southbank Centre

Jude Kelly, the Southbank Centre's Artistic Director, presents the second BAM - Being A Man festival, providing a platform for ...More

 
The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Peacock Theatre

This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadler's Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over and ...More

 
Roka Aldwych
Opened 3rd November 2014 

One of two new Roka restaurants to open in 2014, Roka Aldwych occupies a huge space with over 150 covers ...More

Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden
Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden
Opened Novemer 2014 2014 

Guests staying at the tech-savvy flagship hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden can use the hotel's app to check availability ...More

 
Z Shoreditch
Opened January 2015 

Z Hotels, the boutique-budget hotel group which offers out-of-town prices in city central locations in London, Liverpool and Glasgow opens ...More

 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near Tobacco Dock

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star suites see our discounts for Tobacco Dock hotels, including Holiday Inn London Commercial Road from 85% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960