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Aldgate Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Tower Hill Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Spitalfields Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  37% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 4 minutes from The Poet
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
 
 
 
Grange City Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £80  40% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 4 minutes from The Poet
The Grange City Hotel is a 5 star hotel that's luxury is matched by the superb panoramic views over the city of London. A stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  35% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 5 minutes from The Poet
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Poet.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from The Poet
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from The Poet
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 7 minutes from The Poet
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Poet clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Swingers
London > Nightlife >
Brown's Buildings, Bury Street, EC3A | 1 minute from The Poet
It started out in 2015 as a pop up in Shoreditch but a year later Swingers gets a permanent bigger and better home at Brown's Buildings, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B.Y.O.C. East
London > Nightlife > Bars
19 Bevis Marks, EC3A | 2 minutes from The Poet
Hidden in the basement of James Cochran's restaurant in EC3, this subterranean parlour is the fifth instalment of the much-loved bring ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from The Poet
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
 
 
 
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CirqueduLagos By CoCoCure
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 20th April 2018 to 29th March 2019 - 10.30pm-3am
The Poet, 1 Mark Lane, EC3R | 3 minutes from The Poet
...More
 
 
 
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A Celebration of The Ruba'iya't of Omar Khayya'm
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 28th June 2018 - 8pm-9pm
The Poet, 78 Bishopsgate, EC2N | 4 minutes from The Poet
Literary & Education, Poetry....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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Molam Sundays
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 17th June to 22nd July 2018
The Poet, 43a Commercial Street, E1 | 7 minutes from The Poet
Launching on Sunday 17th June, Som Saa will present a series of Molam Sundays. Running for six weeks, the one-day event will focus on the rustic ...More
 
 
 
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Near The Poet
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from The Poet
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 7 minutes from The Poet
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 8 minutes from The Poet
Part of an upmarket development, Goodman's Fields, Curzon Aldgate is a new-build cinema in the East End. Enter through the lounge/bar with its leather sofas ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Poet

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Poet
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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from The Poet
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 3 minutes from The Poet
Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as 'The Cheesegrater' due to its ... More
 
 
 
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from The Poet
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it was ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Poet

The best shops and markets near The Poet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leadenhall Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from The Poet
Leadenhall Market is a restored Victorian covered market that sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. Although there has been a forum (market place) on where ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cheese at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
4-5 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from The Poet
Dedicated fromageries are rare in London, but with around 100 different British and continental cheeses on offer, they don't come much more dedicated than Cheese at ... More
 
 
 
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Butcher at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
7 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from The Poet
This excellent butchers within the beautiful Leadenhall Market continues the long tradition at the market where British food has been sold since the 14th century. The ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near The Poet London?
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
88 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3A | 1 minute from The Poet
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anokha
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
2 Creechurch Lane, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | Same location as The Poet
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Benito's Hat
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
107-112 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3A | 1 minute from The Poet
Seems Londoners can't get enough of these spiced up fat wraps by Ben Fordham and head chef and ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Poet

Near The Poet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 14 minutes from The Poet
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from The Poet
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
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 18 minutes from The Poet
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
 
 
 
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The Poet gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Poet
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
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 12 minutes from The Poet
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from The Poet
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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Poet

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Poet.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 2 minutes from The Poet
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from The Poet
... More
 
 
 
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from The Poet
... More
 
 
 
 

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Molam Sundays
Molam Sundays
Foodie Events | Until 22nd July 2018 

Som Saa 7 minutes walk from The Poet

Launching on Sunday 17th June, Som Saa will present a series of Molam Sundays. Running for six weeks, the one-day ...More

 
The Last Days of Anne Boleyn
The Last Days of Anne Boleyn
Theatre | Until 28th August 2018 

Tower Of London 7 minutes walk from The Poet

On the spot where Anne Boleyn spent the end of her life, this theatrical spectacle explores her tragic final 17 ...More

 
Killed Negatives: Unseen Images Of 1930s America
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from The Poet

Prints made from some of the many thousands of rejected negatives from the 1930s, as well as photographers' personal and ...More

ISelf Collection: Bumped Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from The Poet

Work by international artists which explores the relationship between the body, objects and the environment. Featuring work by Huma Bhabha, ...More

The London Open 2018
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from The Poet

The exhibition brings together critical and dynamic art that reflects on the experience of living in a global city now ...More

Artists' Film International
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from The Poet

A series of short films by Juan Sorrentino, Vladimir Nikolic and Pelin Kirca, exploring the theme of truth and the ...More

World Cup Screenings at The Water Poet
Sporting Events | Until 15th July 2018 

The Water Poet 10 minutes walk from The Poet

Using any excuse to host a party, The Water Poet joins in on the World Cup action with a vast ...More

FIFA World Cup 2018 at Brigadiers
FIFA World Cup 2018 at Brigadiers
Sporting Events | Until 15th July 2018 

Brigadiers 11 minutes walk from The Poet

With seven screens spread across two rooms, Brigadiers is set to be one of the best places to watch the ...More

 
Best Years Of Your Life
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2018 

The Old Truman Brewery 12 minutes walk from The Poet

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Paradise Alley at 93 Feet East
Paradise Alley at 93 Feet East
Seasonal | Until 1st September 2018 

93 Feet East 12 minutes walk from The Poet

Every Friday from 4th May until 1st September, get 'Lost In Paradise' at the alfresco courtyard at revamped East London ...More

 

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Foodie Events | On 17th July 

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Chiringuito
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Azure mosaic tiles and a peseta-topped bar set the tone for this Spanish restaurant overlooking the Museum of Childhood's gardens....More

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Jessica Simmons and Daniel Nathan deliver quality steaks that don't break the bank in a ...More

 
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The Frog Hoxton
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The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak
Drinking 

In June 2018 Dan Doherty reopened The Royal Oak with little fanfare and some really ...More

 
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Previously home to the BBC and north of Television Centre, White City Place is home ...More

 
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MoreYoga Tower Bridge
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The 14th yoga studio from MoreYoga, this Tower Bridge space has an intimate feel with ...More

 
Armed Forces Day Festival
Kids Events | On 30th June 

RAF Museum

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

V For
V For
Foodie Events | From 1st August 

The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
Jim's Cafe
Dining 

Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
Soane's Kitchen
Soane's Kitchen
Dining 

Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Sporting Events | From 2nd July 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Wimbledon will be screened by the Bandstand in ...More

 
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With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
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Best Vegan Restaurants in London
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