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The sprawling Old Truman Brewery complex has become the beating heart of east London's Shoreditch neighbourhood. Al Volo restaurant has a prime spot, including a summer terrace, in Ely's Yard - the perfect place for a working lunch or a revitalising pit stop after visiting the nearby Spitalfields or Sunday Up Market. Al Volo has struck the perfect balance of sleek design and Shoreditch cool and great, unpretentious food; all of that plus friendly service makes this a dining destination. It shows too - peak times get very busy and booking is recommended. There are piadine, pizza and grilled mains on offer here, but fresh pasta is really the star of the show; we love the parma ham and ricotto ravioli with Italian bacon and a blend of pistachio nuts, parmesan and olive oil. Customers also rate the fresh burrata antipasti, and mouth-watering home-made desserts, including an addictive tiramisu.

 

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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
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Spitalfields Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  23% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 6 minutes from Al Volo
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
 
 
 
Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £120  36% off
40 Liverpool Street, EC2M | 8 minutes from Al Volo
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  26% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Al Volo
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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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
27 Spital Square, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Al Volo
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is also ... More
 
 
 
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Strada - Spitalfields
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
88-90 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Al Volo
Situated on Commercial Street opposite Spitalfields Market, Strada Spitalfields continues to serve up authentic Italian food in this trendy part of the City. The restaurant is ... More
 
 
 
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La Pietra
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
54 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Al Volo
In an intimate setting that proudly displays the artisan deli items used in the dishes, La Pietra is an accomplished Italian eatery. With recipes cooked in ... More
 
 
 
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Poppies
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
6-8 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Al Volo
If you, like many other Londoners, are drawn in by the tempting smell of traditional fish and chips then be sure to visit Poppies in Spitalfields. ... More
 
 
 
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Sichuan-Folk Chinese Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
32 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Al Volo
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Rosa's Spitalfields
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
12 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Al Volo
Rosa's Spitalfields is where it all began. The first Rosa's Thai Cafe restaurant from husband and wife team, Alex and Saiphin Moore, opened here in June ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 30th September 2016 - 6pm-12midnight
Al Volo, 1 Dray Walk, Brick Lane, E1 | 3 minutes from Al Volo
Underground house and techno courtesy of Bustin' Loose, The Backroom, Head Tenants, Musica Macondo, Reverb Bistro, Rota and Soul Control....More
 
 
 
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Bustin' Loose
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 30th September 2016 - 6pm-12midnight
Al Volo, 1 Dray Walk, Brick Lane, E1 | 3 minutes from Al Volo
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Feeding The Millions
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 29th and Friday 30th September 2016 - 9am-11pm
Al Volo, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 5 minutes from Al Volo
Large-scale paintings and photography celebrating the night markets of London's East End, by Xanthe Mosley, Caroline Gervay and James Forshall....More
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Al Volo
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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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Al Volo
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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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Al Volo
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Al Volo
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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The Boiler House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Al Volo
The Old Truman Brewery's celebrated Old Boiler House, which dates back to the 1830s, a warehouse with spectacular soaring ceilings and houses the landmark Truman Chimney, ... More
 
 
 
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Al Volo
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Absolute Vintage
London > Shopping > Clothing
15 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Al Volo
A whole array of vintage handbags, dresses and belts are on offer at this specialist shop including more than a thousand pairs of shoes and boots. ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Brick Lane
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Al Volo
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Al Volo
The Laundry Room presents its very first Christmas Pop-Up Shop, taking place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December 2011 in east London. Housed on the ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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TBG Learning
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
3rd Floor, Truman Building, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Al Volo
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European College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Neil House, 7 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Al Volo
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City of London College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
71 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Al Volo
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Al Volo
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
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The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Al Volo
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
 
 
 
Energy Clinique
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132 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Al Volo
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Al Volo
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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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Al Volo
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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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Al Volo
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The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Al Volo
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
 
 
 
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Al Volo
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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Shoreditch House
London > Nightlife > Bars
Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Al Volo
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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3 Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
15 Hanbury Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Al Volo
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Al Volo
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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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 7 minutes from Al Volo
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