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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

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

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Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  27% 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  33% 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
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  25% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 12 minutes from East Bloc
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... 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
Ongoing
Rayyane Tabet: Encounters
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th September to 14th December 2019 - Various Times
East Bloc, 14 Wharf Road, N1 | 4 minutes from East Bloc
...More
 
 
 
Now On
Celia Paul
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th November to 20th December 2019 - 10am-6pm
East Bloc, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 4 minutes from East Bloc
A body of paintings on abiding themes of memory and family, on view for the first time in the UK, to coincide with the publication of ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Doug Aitken: Return To The Real
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd October to 20th December 2019 - 10am-6pm
East Bloc, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 4 minutes from East Bloc
A unified composition of sound, light, form and movement to dissect human relationships in an age dominated by technology, including a freestanding sculpture of mirrored chimes ...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
Colours
London > Entertainment > Live Music
2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 7 minutes from East Bloc
On the former site of Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, Mothership Group - the team behind much-loved London venues The Queen of Hoxton and ... 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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near East Bloc

The best museums, galleries, attractions near East Bloc
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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
Plonk Crazy Golf Hoxton
London > Leisure > Golf
177 Hoxton Street, N1 | 10 minutes from East Bloc
Created by a troop of film industry set designers, Plonk Crazy Golf has placed a series of seven mini courses around the capital. ... 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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Pleasurehood
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 7th December 2019 

XOYO 6 minutes walk from East Bloc

Joshua James and Cimmerii in the Basement and HiFi Sean in the Green Room supply house tracks....More

Sad Boys Club
Concerts | On 7th December 2019 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 7 minutes walk from East Bloc

Indie band with goth overtones to their sound, if not their look. With support from Riscas, Club CloseUp....More

Kneehigh: Ubu! A Singalong Satire
Kneehigh: Ubu! A Singalong Satire
Theatre | Until 21st December 2019 

Shoreditch Town Hall 9 minutes walk from East Bloc

Savagely funny, Kneehigh's Ubu! A Singalong Satire comes to Shoreditch Town Hall in December as the perfect alternative Christmas show ...More

 
Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Seasonal | Until 12th April 2020 

Aviary 9 minutes walk from East Bloc

The sky-high igloos return to the Aviary terrace this year, taking the theme Skye-line Igloos in partnership with award-winning spirit ...More

 
Plonk Crazy Golf Christmas Pop-Up
Plonk Crazy Golf Christmas Pop-Up
Sporting Events | Until 24th December 2019 

Plonk Crazy Golf Hoxton 10 minutes walk from East Bloc

Brighten up those dark winter nights with a round of mini golf under the UV lights. Your friends at Plonk ...More

 
Wanderlust
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th December 2019 

Cargo 10 minutes walk from East Bloc

House, R&B and hip hop from the DJs on the night....More

Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st May 2020 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from East Bloc

Follow the yellow brick road up to The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop this winter for its latest pop-up extravaganza, The ...More

 
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 7th December 2019 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from East Bloc

Semyon Bychkov conducts Thomas Crecquillon's Toutes Les Nuictz, Qu'est Il Besoing and Tel Est Le Tamps, Adrian Willaert's O Crux ...More

Into the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern Art
Into the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern Art
Exhibitions | Until 19th January 2020 

Barbican Art Gallery 12 minutes walk from East Bloc

Cabarets, cafes and clubs across the world, from London to New York, Paris to Mexico City, are brought together at ...More

 
Measure For Measure
Theatre | Until 16th January 2020 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from East Bloc

The RSC presents Shakespeare's devastating expose of power, sexual abuse and lack of consent. Directed by Gregory Doran with Lucy ...More

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A Number
Theatre | From 14th February 

Bridge Theatre

Caryl Churchill's haunting drama, A Number, returns to the London stage in 2020 with a run at Bridge Theatre starring Roger Allam and Colin Morgan. An exploration of identity, intimacy and belonging, it sees an ...More

Manor
Theatre | From 7th April 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

A new play by Moira Buffini, Manor sees Olivier Award-winning actors Nancy Carroll and Ben Daniels take to the National Theatre stage. When a violent storm sweeps the coast, several strangers seek refuge in Diana ...More

Jack Absolute Flies Again
Theatre | From 15th April 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

Oliver Chris and Richard Bean - the writer responsible for One Man, Two Guvnors - present their new play, Jack Absolute Flies Again, at the National Theatre this April. Based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The ...More

Hairspray the Musical
Hairspray the Musical
Theatre | From 23rd April 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The London Coliseum is transformed into 1962 Baltimore this spring when the Tony Award-winning production ...More

 
Zanele Muholi
Zanele Muholi
Exhibitions | From 29th April 

Tate Modern

This April, Tate Modern presents the UK's first major mid-career survey of South African visual ...More

 
4000 Miles
4000 Miles
Theatre | From 6th April 

Old Vic Theatre

Olivier Award-winning actress Eileen Atkins and rising star Timothée Chalamet, whose recent film credits include ...More

 
Bags: Inside Out
Bags: Inside Out
Exhibitions | From 25th April 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From Margaret Thatcher's iconic handbag to Queen Mary's World War II gas mask, the V&A ...More

 
London Events 2020
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New musicals put Pretty Woman and The Prince of Egypt centre stage, blockbuster art exhibitions ...More

 
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Glass House Brick Lane
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A coffee bar by day, serving cocktails till midnight and offering a creative co-working space ...More

 
Akoko
Dining 

Serving dishes from across West Africa in Fitzrovia, in a room that reflects the natural beauty, simplicity and earthiness of the country....More

Among the Trees
Exhibitions | From 4th March 

The Hayward Gallery

From their verdant green leaves that magically morph into brilliant orange, yellow and red to their majestic trunks that soar from the ground, no one can doubt the beauty and wonder of trees, and the ...More

Hoppers King's Cross
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With a much larger bar than previous sites, Hoppers King's Cross offers beers on tap ...More

 
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In its new major spring exhibition, Tate Britain presents the largest display of original drawings ...More

 
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Titian: Love, Desire, Death
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Set in One Bishopgate Plaza, a landmark tower just across from Liverpool Street Station, Pan ...More

 
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A pretty, pedestrianised square with a water feature and bronze horses galloping down the middle, ...More

 
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Opened in October 2019, Aerotel London is the first hotel inside Heathrow Terminal 3 and ...More

 
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