George & Dragon  

 
 
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2 Hackney Road, Shoreditch, London E2 7NS
 
 
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Daily 6pm-11pm
 

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George & DragonA refurbished venue in Shoreditch, the George & Dragon mixes East End earthiness with hip, Hoxton bohemia and the result is a relaxed mix of 70s / 80s retro with a down-to-earth decor. A CD juke box and a DJ in the evenings provide a lively, yet comfortable feel. It's not the largest of bars - if it was a piece of real estate, it would be described as 'intimate' - but the relative lack of space only serves to reinforce the warm, convivial atmosphere and this remains one of the more alternative nights out in Shoreditch, a part of town where alternativeness is the norm.

 

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Old Street Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
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Great Eastern Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  30% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from George & Dragon
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335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from George & Dragon
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275 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from George & Dragon
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Esther Teichmann: On Sleeping And Drowning
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George & Dragon, 82 Kingsland Road, E2 | 3 minutes from George & Dragon
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George & Dragon, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 5 minutes from George & Dragon
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66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from George & Dragon
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21 Club Row, E2 | 4 minutes from George & Dragon
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Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from George & Dragon
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8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from George & Dragon
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N1 | 4 minutes from George & Dragon
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Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 1 minute from George & Dragon
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52 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London E2 | 2 minutes from George & Dragon
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Whitechapel Gallery 16 minutes walk from George & Dragon

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Barbican Centre 18 minutes walk from George & Dragon

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