The Poet Bar

 
 
ADDRESS
82 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 7EZ 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Fri 11am-11pm
 

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Underground Stations

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Aldgate Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near The Poet Bar

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Rez Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £100  27% off
26 Widegate Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Poet Bar
Rez Apartments London are a family run, boutique property in the financial district of London. Located in the heart of The City and nearby to Hoxton ... More
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £87  23% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 3 minutes from The Poet Bar
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
ibis London City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  33% off
5 Commercial Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Poet Bar
Commercial Road may not be London's most picturesque location but if you want the nightlife of Old Street or the gleaming towers of the City of ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest The Poet Bar

Nearest to The Poet Bar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch House
London > Nightlife > Bars
Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Poet Bar
In a former tea warehouse in the part of town where the City meets the East End you'll find another off-shoot from Soho House founder Nick ... More
 
 
 
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Catch Champagne Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from The Poet Bar
Great for a late night drink if you're staying at Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel, and a glamorous destination bar if you're not, Catch Champagne Bar and ... More
 
 
 
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Poet Bar
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Poet Bar

The Poet Bar clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from The Poet Bar
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
 
 
 
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The Rhythm Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Poet Bar
Scuzzy venue on the outskirts of Shoreditch which looks like a crummycafe from the outside. Walk past the crowded plastic tables and chairsand through a discreet ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes from The Poet Bar
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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Events near The Poet Bar

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The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 7 minutes from The Poet Bar
See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 sculptures created out of more than ...More
 
 
 
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Gandaia Pre Carnival Night
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Wednesday 20th August 2014 at 4pm and 7pm
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 10 minutes from The Poet Bar
Carnival arts night....More
 
 
 
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Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 11 minutes from The Poet Bar
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Poet Bar

Near The Poet Bar
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 3 minutes from The Poet Bar
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
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Poet Bar
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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ClueQuest
London > Entertainment >
11 Plough Yard, EC2A | 8 minutes from The Poet Bar
Following Pinky and the Brain's failed attempt at taking over the world, it's now time for another mouse to have a crack at it. Having escaped ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Poet Bar

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Poet Bar
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Raven Row
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Poet Bar
Raven Row, a non-profit contemporary art centre in Spitalfields, not far from the Market, opened to the public on 28th February 2009. The name - nothing ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Poet Bar
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from The Poet Bar
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian sari ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Poet Bar

The best shops and markets near The Poet Bar
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from The Poet Bar
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
11 Frying Pan Alley , Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from The Poet Bar
All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
 
 
 
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A Gold
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Poet Bar
As absurd as it may seem, A Gold is one of the only delis in London to specialise entirely in British produce. Touted as "the village ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Poet Bar

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Devonshire Terrace
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Building 9, Devonshire Square, , City, London EC2M | 1 minute from The Poet Bar
Alex Langlands Pearse first cut his teeth in the restaurant industry with 24 hour Fulhamite favourite Vingt Quatre, the Salisbury pub on Dawes Road and The ... More
 
 
 
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Cinnamon Kitchen & Anise
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
9 Devonshire Square, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from The Poet Bar
Located within Devonshire Square, in a former warehouse of the East India Trading Company, this is the sister restaurant to the much loved Cinnamon Club in ... More
 
 
 
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Sushinho City
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
9a Devonshire Square, EC2M | 1 minute from The Poet Bar
Sushinho is a restaurant and cocktail bar that takes its cue from the Japanese Brazilian culture thriving in Brazil today. Following the success of the original ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Poet Bar

Near The Poet Bar
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 10 minutes from The Poet Bar
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 13 minutes from The Poet Bar
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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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 16 minutes from The Poet Bar
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Poet Bar

The Poet Bar gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Poet Bar
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
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 8 minutes from The Poet Bar
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 8 minutes from The Poet Bar
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Poet Bar

The best pubs near London The Poet Bar.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from The Poet Bar
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
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, EC2M | 6 minutes from The Poet Bar
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 7 minutes from The Poet Bar
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Poet Bar

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Poet Bar.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from The Poet Bar
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 4 minutes from The Poet Bar
... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Poet Bar
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
 

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John Colianni
Concerts | Until 27th August 2014 

Boisdale Of Bishopsgate 3 minutes walk from The Poet Bar

The jazz pianist plays with a sophisticated style that brings Oscar Peterson and Erroll Garner to mind....More

The Culpeper Picnic
The Culpeper Picnic
Foodie Events | Until 31st August 2014 

The Culpeper 4 minutes walk from The Poet Bar

Throughout August The Culpeper in east London is providing the chance to enjoy a picnic on their rooftop farm. Formerly ...More

 
Joao Onofre: DIE Featuring Unfathomable Ruination
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe 5 minutes walk from The Poet Bar

An installation of the Portuguese artist's sculpture, a steel cube which features music from the London-based death metal group, Unfathomable ...More

Stephen Willats: Concerning Our Present Way Of Living
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 5 minutes walk from The Poet Bar

Recordings and photographs exploring the relationship between communities and domestic life....More

Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 5 minutes walk from The Poet Bar

Italian artist Giulio Paolini (b.1940) believes that a work of art is not just itself in the here and now ...More

 
Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 5 minutes walk from The Poet Bar

The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned a site-specific installation from French-Algerian artist Kader Attia, which marks his first solo project ...More

Children's Commission: Francis Upritchard
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 5 minutes walk from The Poet Bar

An installation inspired by craft traditions from Brazil and New Zealand, featuring a two metre long papier-mache dinosaur and other ...More

Contemporary Art Society: Twixt Two Worlds
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 5 minutes walk from The Poet Bar

An exhibition bringing together collections from Contemporary Art Society member museums across the south of England....More

Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am
Concerts | On 20th August 2014 

Apples And Pears 6 minutes walk from The Poet Bar

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A Big Bang
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th August 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 7 minutes walk from The Poet Bar

The A Band, The International Wind-Up Toy Orchestra, Improvisi, Thee Hairee Kuntz and DJ Neon Noodle supply electronic dance music....More

 
 
 
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