East Bloc

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217 City Road, Hoxton, London EC1V 1JN†
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Old Street Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Barbican Tube Station
12 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Hoxton Overground Station
13 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Macclesfield Road NCP
5 minutes walk
Pear Tree Street NCP
7 minutes walk

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London Calendar 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

THE BEST

Hotels near East Bloc

Near East Bloc
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £55† 26% off
Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from East Bloc
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £47† 29% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from East Bloc
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £64† 33% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 8 minutes from East Bloc
Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ... More
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Alternative Nightclubs nearest East Bloc

Nearest to East Bloc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plastic People
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
147-149 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 9 minutes from East Bloc
Don't come to Plastic People expecting a stylish bar and the latest trendy cocktails. There's nothing fancy about this basement club, but what it does offer ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cargo
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 10 minutes from East Bloc
Cargo were pioneers of the multi-tasking MDF concept (that's Music-Dance-Food, not cheap fibreboard) and boast one of the most imaginative live music line-ups in the capital, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen Of Hoxton
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1-5 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from East Bloc
Bar, club and art collective, the Queen of Hoxton prides itself on being a youth club for the adults of the east side. Opened in March ... More
THE BEST

Nightlife near East Bloc

East Bloc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from East Bloc
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from East Bloc
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trapeze Bar
London > Nightlife >
89 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from East Bloc
Set over two levels at 89 Great Eastern Street, Trapeze Bar occupies the space that was previously home to East Village for over five years and ... More
THE BEST

Events near East Bloc

Near East Bloc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part II)
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 12 minutes from East Bloc
Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part I)
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 12 minutes from East Bloc
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's production features "a major performance from ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance †Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 13 minutes from East Bloc
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
THE BEST

Entertainment near East Bloc

Near East Bloc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, N1 | 7 minutes from East Bloc
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 10 minutes from East Bloc
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxton Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 10 minutes from East Bloc
Built in 1863 as a saloon-style music hall, this Grade II listed multi-arts venue represents the absolute pinnacle of trendy Shoreditch. Hoxton Hall played host to ... More
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near East Bloc

The best museums, galleries, attractions near East Bloc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from East Bloc
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington, in ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 7 minutes from East Bloc
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together within ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from East Bloc
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
THE BEST

Shopping near East Bloc

The best shops and markets near East Bloc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 6 minutes from East Bloc
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sh! Women's Erotic Emporium
London > Shopping > Specialists
57 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 8 minutes from East Bloc
Tea and sex, how very British! This friendly boutique in Hoxton Square offers girlies the chance to seek out kinky playthings, books and erotica, in a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
KK Outlet
London > Shopping > Art and Design
42 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 8 minutes from East Bloc
Just the kind of hip, happening 'multifunctional' space you'd expect on Hoxton Square, KK Outlet is not just a shop and gallery it's also the offices ... More
THE BEST

Restaurants near East Bloc

What are the best dining options near East Bloc London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Shepherdess
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
221 City Road, Hoxton, London EC1V | Same location as East Bloc
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fifteen
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
15 Westland Place, Hoxton, London N1 | 1 minute from East Bloc
The King of Pukka Tukka, champion of school diners and Turkey Twizzler basher continues his bid for super celebrity chefdom. But not with just another celebrity ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Star
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
220 City Road, EC1V | 1 minute from East Bloc
South American Cuisine... More
THE BEST

Education near East Bloc

Near East Bloc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from East Bloc
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from East Bloc
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 10 minutes from East Bloc
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
THE BEST

Leisure near East Bloc

East Bloc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from East Bloc
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from East Bloc
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 14 minutes from East Bloc
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
THE BEST

Pubs near East Bloc

The best pubs near London East Bloc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from East Bloc
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from East Bloc
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from East Bloc
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near East Bloc

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near East Bloc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from East Bloc
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 8 minutes from East Bloc
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 9 minutes from East Bloc
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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Tim Penn
Concerts | Until 21st December 2014 

The Nightjar Bar 3 minutes walk from East Bloc

The musician performs a blend of ragtime, stride, rhumba, soul-jazz, R&B and swamp rock musician....More

Grotto Outre
Grotto Outre
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 21st December 2014 

Red Gallery 7 minutes walk from East Bloc

New for 2014, Grotto Outre is a unique and welcome addition to London's festive calendar. Centred on a Christmas experience ...More

 
The Festive FriendZone
Leisure | On 21st December 2014 

Favela London 7 minutes walk from East Bloc

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Ho Ho Ho Xmas Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st December 2014 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 7 minutes walk from East Bloc

Guest DJs Leftside Wobble and Yam Who are joined by Hoxton regulars Real Nice and Cheapdate to spin disco, house ...More

All Twerk And No Play
Sporting Events | On 21st December 2014 

The Book Club 9 minutes walk from East Bloc

Half-dance-class/half-basement-bashment social....More

Tomorrow Honey
Music | On 21st December 2014 

The Old Blue Last 10 minutes walk from East Bloc

Four piece outfit with noise and pop sensibilities, supported by Bare Pale and Voodoo Prayer....More

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: City Of London Choir: Christmas In The City
Concerts | On 21st December 2014 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from East Bloc

A joyful celebration of Christmas with well-loved carols and music for all the family....More

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from East Bloc

Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think ...More

 
Swingers London
Swingers London
Foodie Events | Until 25th December 2014 

Factory 7 12 minutes walk from East Bloc

Fancy yourself as a bit of a competitive socialiser? Swingers London has been set up for you. A 3-month pop ...More

 
Christmas Past
Christmas Past
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Geffrye Museum 13 minutes walk from East Bloc

Each year the Geffrye Museum celebrates Christmas with a look at the way Christmas traditions have evolved over years at ...More

 
 

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

 
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Pantomimes are an integral part of the festive calendar - Oh no, they're not! Oh yes, they are! - so ...More

 
Craft Beer Rising
Craft Beer Rising
Foodie Events | 19th February 2015 - 22nd February 2015 

The Old Truman Brewery

Craft Beer Rising is a festival dedicated to the increasing interest and innovative in beer industry in the UK. The ...More

 
The London Original Print Fair
The London Original Print Fair
Exhibitions | 23rd April 2015 - 26th April 2015 

Royal Academy of Arts

The London Original Print Fair, the world's longest running specialist fair dedicated to prints, celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2015 ...More

 
Sam Smith
Sam Smith
Concerts | 25th March 2015 - 27th March 2015 

Brixton Academy

Sunday Times Culture named him 'the voice of 2014', his global hit single 'Stay With Me', has sold over 4.5 ...More

 
Sonia Delaunay
Sonia Delaunay
Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015 

Tate Modern

The first UK retrospective to assess the breadth of Sonia Delaunay, a key figure in the Parisian avant-garde who became ...More

 
RADIANCE: The Passion Of Marie Curie
RADIANCE: The Passion Of Marie Curie
Theatre | 4th February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Tabard Theatre

The French scientist Marie Curie embarks on a love affair with a married physicist, saving her from a deep depression ...More

 
The Tommy Tucker
The Tommy Tucker
Opened January 2015 

Award-winning chef Claude Compton, together with Jim Morris and George McCabe - the team behind critically acclaimed neighbourhood restaurant Claude's ...More

 
The Ealing Park Tavern
Opened Mid December 2014 

One of Ealing's most historic pubs, the Ealing Park Tavern, re-opens in mid-December 2014 under new owners Tom and Ed ...More

Bocconcino Pizzeria
Bocconcino Pizzeria
Opened 1st December 2014 

Authentic wood-fired pizzas and freshly made pasta dishes are the order of the day at Bocconcino Pizzeria, a high-end pizza ...More

 
 
 
 
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