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Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
Hackney Wick Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Homerton Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Sclater Street Car Park
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  31% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 14 minutes from Cafe Alba
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  38% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 27 minutes from Cafe Alba
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 £91  29% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 27 minutes from Cafe Alba
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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Happy Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
393 Mentmore Terrace Fields, Hackney, London E8 | 2 minutes from Cafe Alba
Under Arch 393 by London Fields Railway Station you'll find a little piece of sunshine in the Happy Kitchen, a vegan restaurant opened by friends Lisa ... More
 
 
 
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Rawduck
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
197 Richmond Road, E8 | 4 minutes from Cafe Alba
After being forces to close as its original location, 5 Amhurst Road, Rawduck reopens in Hackney, at 197 Richmond Road near London Fields. This wine shop, ... More
 
 
 
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L'eau a La Bouche
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
49 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 8 minutes from Cafe Alba
A deservedly popular French deli on thriving Broadway Market, L'eau a la Bouche lives up to its name as the home of mouthwatering morsels. As you'd ... More
 
 
 
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Green Papaya
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
191 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 | Same location as Cafe Alba
Vietnamese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Tre Viet
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
251 Mare Street, E8 | 2 minutes from Cafe Alba
Vietnamese... More
 
 
 
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Exceline African Cuisine
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
175 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 | 3 minutes from Cafe Alba
Home-style east African cooking is hard to come by on the London dining scene, making Bethnal Green's Exceline Exotic Dishes a celebrated east London haunt. Food ... More
 
 
 
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Gold Class
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 26th September 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Cafe Alba, Old Trades Hall, Valette Street, E9 | 6 minutes from Cafe Alba
The group from Melbourne performs its self-penned indie-punk songs....More
 
 
 
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Marie Davidson
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 27th September 2017 - 7.30pm-11pm
Cafe Alba, Old Trades Hall, Valette Street, E9 | 6 minutes from Cafe Alba
The Montreal-originating singer and musician brings her electronica originals to the UK's stages. Support from Not Waving....More
 
 
 
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Fever Dream
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 29th September 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Cafe Alba, Old Trades Hall, Valette Street, E9 | 6 minutes from Cafe Alba
The London-based trio's output mixes elements of shoegaze and indie into its tunes....More
 
 
 
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Hackney Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
270 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 | 4 minutes from Cafe Alba
Picturehouse Cinemas, who run the popular Greenwich Picturehouse and Clapham Picturehouse opened the Hackney Picturehouse on Mare Street in October 2011 which features the biggest ... More
 
 
 
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Netil House
London > Entertainment >
1-7 Westgate Street, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from Cafe Alba
A stone's throw from London Fields, Netil House is home to 94 creative studios, a market, gallery and Netil360, a rooftop space with wonderful 360-degree views ... More
 
 
 
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Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 13 minutes from Cafe Alba
Oval Space is a multi-use arts and events space with 6,000 square feet of space in Bethnal Green in East London with stunning views over the ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Cafe Alba
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Vyner Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21-23 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 9 minutes from Cafe Alba
The remnants of its former use as an old industrial area are still visible on Vyner Street. But, in recent years, it has become a hotbed ... More
 
 
 
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Fred London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
45 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 9 minutes from Cafe Alba
Set up by Fred Mann, former director of the Milch gallery, Fred London specialises in contemporary art and musical collaborations. Fred Mann has had a mixed ... More
 
 
 
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Degree Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
30 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 9 minutes from Cafe Alba
Offering affordable art, Degree Art sells, commissions and rents out art works - painting, photography, sculpture and prints - created by students and recent graduates from ... More
 
 
 
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E5 Bakehouse
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 395 Mentmore Terrace, Hackney, London E8 | 2 minutes from Cafe Alba
Ben Mackinnon brings the art of sourdough baking to Hackney through his E5 Bakehouse located in a spruced up railway arch near London Fields in East ... More
 
 
 
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Netil Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Westgate Street, E8 | 5 minutes from Cafe Alba
Next door to Netil House, Netil Market is home to a permanent community of independent businesses operating every day of ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Victoria Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
The Royal Inn On The Park, 111 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London E9 | 8 minutes from Cafe Alba
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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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 17 minutes from Cafe Alba
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 18 minutes from Cafe Alba
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 25 minutes from Cafe Alba
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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London Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Martello Road, E8 | 2 minutes from Cafe Alba
Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ... More
 
 
 
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London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 5 minutes from Cafe Alba
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
 
 
 
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York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from Cafe Alba
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
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Pub on the Park
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Martello Street, Hackney, E8 | 2 minutes from Cafe Alba
Perched overlooking London Fields the Pub on the Park is is one of the finest pubs in the East to spend a summer's day. Outside there's ... More
 
 
 
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The Dove
London > Nightlife > Pubs
24 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 8 minutes from Cafe Alba
Award winning Hackney stalwart The Dove is a wonderful traditional pub on Broadway Market and sister pub to hidden Clerkenwell gem, The Dovetail. A great place ... More
 
 
 
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The Cat & Mutton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Broadway, Hackney, London E8 | 8 minutes from Cafe Alba
Pub ... More
 
 
 
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London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, Hackney, London E8 | 4 minutes from Cafe Alba
Located under the railway arches beside London Fields in Hackney, the London Fields Brewery opened in 2011 and was inspired by the drought of craft beer ... More
 
 
 
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PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 8 minutes from Cafe Alba
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney Central
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Amhurst Road, E8 | 9 minutes from Cafe Alba
Hackney’s freshest venue is a converted railway station with a plush bar / restaurant on the ground floor and a nightclub upstairs. The kitchen serves excellent ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Cafe Alba.
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 9 minutes from Cafe Alba
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 28 minutes from Cafe Alba
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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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 33 minutes from Cafe Alba
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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Rosa Sepple
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2017 

Mall Galleries 5 minutes walk from Cafe Alba

Mixed media paintings by the contemporary British artist and current President of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour....More

Kabeiroi
Kabeiroi
Theatre | Until 5th November 2017 

Various Venues London 5 minutes walk from Cafe Alba

Pioneering immersive theatre company Punchdrunk (who gave us The Drowned Man, Sleep No More and Faust) is to stage a ...More

 
Kim Yong-Ik
Exhibitions | On 26th September 2017 

Korean Cultural Centre 6 minutes walk from Cafe Alba

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Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 30th December 2017 

Houses of Parliament 6 minutes walk from Cafe Alba

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
The Guinea Pig Club
Comedy | On 26th September 2017 

Tattershall Castle 6 minutes walk from Cafe Alba

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David Shrigley: Really Good
David Shrigley: Really Good
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Trafalgar Square 6 minutes walk from Cafe Alba

The seven-metre-high bronze sculpture of a hand giving a disproportionately long thumbs up, which has the same dark patina as ...More

 
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Her Majesty's Theatre 7 minutes walk from Cafe Alba

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
Drawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell Collection
Drawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell Collection
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2018 

National Gallery 7 minutes walk from Cafe Alba

Marking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27 September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the ...More

 
Giovanni Da Rimini
Giovanni Da Rimini
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

National Gallery 7 minutes walk from Cafe Alba

Giovanni da Rimini: An Early 14th-Century Masterpiece Reunited at the National Gallery invites visitors to learn about a key moment ...More

 
Queen Anne
Queen Anne
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Haymarket Theatre Royal 8 minutes walk from Cafe Alba

Romola Garai stars as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as Queen Anne in the West End transfer of ...More

 

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A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
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Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold, known for their ...More

 
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The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
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Yamagoya, specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London on The ...More

 
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Brockwell Park

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Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

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