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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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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  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 £56  26% 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
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £155  26% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from East Bloc
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... 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
 
 
 
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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
Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 3 minutes from East Bloc
Good & Proper Tea are on a mission to change the way people think about and drink the humble cuppa. Having driven their crowd-funded mobile ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bounce Old Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
239-241 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from East Bloc
With 14 ping pong tables, a gin palace of a cocktail bar and open counter pizza restaurant, Bounce is a stylish place to enjoy table tennis. ... More
 
 
 
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Events near East Bloc

Near East Bloc
On Soon
Isaac Julien: Lina Bo Bardi - A Marvellous Entanglement
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th June to 27th July 2019 - 10am-6pm
East Bloc, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 4 minutes from East Bloc
A nine-screen installation dedicated to the buildings and legacy of modernist architect and designer Lina Bo Bardi, featuring contributions from artists and personal acquaintances....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Maria Berrio, Caroline Walker, Flora Yukhnovich
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th June to 27th July 2019 - 10am-6pm
East Bloc, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 4 minutes from East Bloc
A group show of three young painters, whose distinctive work references themes of gender, the workplace and migration....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Nine Iranian Artists in London: The Spark Is You
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st May to 30th August 2019 - Various Times
East Bloc, 14 Wharf Road, N1 | 4 minutes from East Bloc
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near East Bloc

Near East Bloc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London 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
The Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 10 minutes from East Bloc
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
31-35 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 6 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
Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 6 minutes from East Bloc
Momosan Shop offers objects selected by Momoko Mizutani whose upbringing and experiences in Japan and the UK influence the selection of goods and events ... More
 
 
 
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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
Bodean's BBQ Old Street
London > Restaurants >
201 City Road, EC1V | Same location as East Bloc
First set up by Andre Blais back in 2002 to bring the taste, style and soul of his beloved Kansas City barbecue to the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Coterie
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
151-157 City Road, Old Street, Hoxton, London EC1V | 1 minute from East Bloc
Urban Coterie, a modern bar and restaurant on the 17th floor of the M by Montcalm Hotel in Shoreditch, is ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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, Clerkenwell, London 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, Clerkenwell, London 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
London Shuffle Club
London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 13 minutes from East Bloc
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Hanami Terrace: Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch
Hanami Terrace: Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Nobu Hotel Shoreditch London 8 minutes walk from East Bloc

To celebrate the Japanese Cherry Blossom, or Sakura, the terrace at Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch has been transformed into a ...More

 
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 4th October 2019 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from East Bloc

Tacos, tequila and giant frozen margaritas are the order of the day at the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, which takes ...More

 
AI: More Than Human
AI: More Than Human
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from East Bloc

A major centre-wide exhibition presented in a festival style at the Barbican Centre, AI: More than Human delves into our ...More

 
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from East Bloc

Abstract expressionist paintings by the pioneering artist whose importance was shadowed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock....More

Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Barbican Art Gallery 12 minutes walk from East Bloc

One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art ...More

 
Milton Nascimento
Concerts | On 17th June 2019 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from East Bloc

The Rio-De Janiero-based singer-songwriter performs his pop-rock originals....More

Shoot From The Hip Impro Comedy
Comedy | On 17th June 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 14 minutes walk from East Bloc

Improvisational comedy from the critically acclaimed troupe....More

Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 15 minutes walk from East Bloc

From the soaring eagle to the infectious bacterium, Beasts of London shows the history of London, seen from the perspective ...More

 
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Foodie Events | Until 26th December 2019 

The Piano Works 16 minutes walk from East Bloc

For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon ...More

 
The Slightly Annoying Elephant
The Slightly Annoying Elephant
Theatre | Until 4th August 2019 

Little Angel Theatre 17 minutes walk from East Bloc

David Walliams and illustrator Tony Ross' bestselling picture book is brought to the Little Angel Theatre stage for children aged ...More

 

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The British Academy Summer Showcase
The British Academy Summer Showcase
Exhibitions | From 21st June 

The British Academy

Aimed at those with curious minds, the British ...More

 
Chelsea Summer Fete
Chelsea Summer Fete
Seasonal | On 22nd June 

Duke of York Square

Billed as 'the ultimate garden party', Chelsea Summer Fete brings music, sport, games and shopping ...More

 
Gigi's Hoxton
Gigi's Hoxton
Drinking 

Taking over the former site of Zigfrid von Underbelly, Gigi's Hoxton is an all-day restaurant, ...More

 
The Lillie Langtry
The Lillie Langtry
Drinking 

One of the great untouched jewels of west London and a well known pub in ...More

 
The Duke of Sussex
The Duke of Sussex
Drinking 

Part of Hippo Inns, The Duke of Sussex overlooking Waterloo Millennium has one of the ...More

 
Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th July 

Madame Tussauds

Gear up for the London Pride Parade with ...More

 
e&o Chelsea
e&o Chelsea
Dining 

On the Kings Road corner where Eight Over Eight used to be, an extensive refurb ...More

 
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Comedy | On 3rd May 

London Palladium

Known for his improvisational comedy and random musings, Ross Noble returns to London with his ...More

 
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Dining 

Borough Market restaurant Applebee's Fish hosts a pop up on the Southbank for a four-month ...More

 
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Sporting Events | From 1st July 

Brown Hart Gardens

The elevated terrace of Brown Hart Gardens, hidden ...More

 
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Exhibitions | From 3rd October 

Somerset House

Somerset House puts the focus on contemporary artist ...More

 
24/7
24/7
Exhibitions | From 31st October 

Somerset House

Every 12 minutes. That is the amount of time, on average, people in the UK ...More

 
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

Saatchi Gallery

More than 150 original artefacts from Tutankhamun's tomb ...More

 
Twirlywoos Live
Theatre | From 3rd August 

Underbelly Festival

A show for young audiences....More

RIBA
Attractions 

The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar....More

The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
Exhibitions | From 25th September 

Science Museum

Created in partnership with BBC Radio 4, The ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
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