East Is East

 
 
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230 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 2NB 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Whitechapel Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
8 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Hotels near East Is East

Near East Is East
Holiday Inn London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  28% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 1 minute from East Is East
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
ibis London City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  25% off
5 Commercial Street, E1 | 12 minutes from East Is East
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
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  22% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 12 minutes from East Is East
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New Tayyab
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from East Is East
North Indian cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tayyabs
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 - 89 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from East Is East
You can tell from the queue that regularly forms just inside the door that this place offers something above the average. A highly rated and highly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Chilli
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
137 Leman Street, E1 | 9 minutes from East Is East
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Dining near East Is East

Near East Is East
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
27A Mile End Road, E1 | 9 minutes from East Is East
Soho House have brought two of their projects together under one roof, creating Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Whitechapel. The industrial-style 60-seat restaurant, which extends to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foxcroft & Ginger, Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
69-89 Mile End Road, E1 | 10 minutes from East Is East
With their Soho branch now successfully established, Foxcroft & Ginger have brought their sourdough pizzas and homemade cakes to Whitechapel. Situated on Mile End Road, between ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bottega Wapping
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
70 Wapping Wall, Wapping, E1W | 10 minutes from East Is East
Bottega Wapping is an Italian restaurant, wine bar and deli in the creative hub of Metropolitan Wharf. It's a space inspired by the famous Campo de ... More
 
 
 
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Events near East Is East

Near East Is East
Now On
A Little Nonsense
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 11th July 2014 at 7.30pm-8.30pm & Sunday 13th July 2014 at 2pm-3pm
The Rag Factory, Heneage Street, E1 | 12 minutes from East Is East
An original comedy that explores the clown inside the man and the mirth hidden in the melancholy. Through mime, slapstick, poetry and farce, A Little Nonsense ...More
 
 
 
Now On
The MAC Undergraduate Showcase
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 10th to 13th Jul 2014 - Various Times
The Rag Factory, Heneage Street, E1 | 12 minutes from East Is East
...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Ljubliana & the Seawolf
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 12th July 2014 - 8pm-12midnight
Jamboree, 566 Cable Street, E1W | 13 minutes from East Is East
Hailing from Barcelona, the collective performs lively gypsy-folk....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near East Is East

Near East Is East
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from East Is East
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from East Is East
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 12 minutes from East Is East
This splendid 1930s art deco Grade II listed East End dance hall has a capacity of over 2,600 and prides itself as "London's most versatile venue". ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near East Is East

The best museums, galleries, attractions near East Is East
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from East Is East
More than a library, the Idea Store in Whitechapel brings together adult learning, training and meeting areas, as well as a focus on the local history ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from East Is East
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 11 minutes from East Is East
There's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near East Is East

The best shops and markets near East Is East
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from East Is East
If you ever venture along Mile End Road towards Stepney Green, take a gander down Assembly Passage (opposite Blockbuster) and you'll come across this shining gem ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 13 minutes from East Is East
Brick Lane Market is pure East End London, which means Jewish bagel shops, Bangladeshi curry houses, Indian sari silks - and Cockneys crying out their wares. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes from East Is East
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near East Is East

Near East Is East
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 20 minutes from East Is East
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 21 minutes from East Is East
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 23 minutes from East Is East
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near East Is East

East Is East gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 14 minutes from East Is East
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 15 minutes from East Is East
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
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 21 minutes from East Is East
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near East Is East

The best pubs near London East Is East.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 12 minutes from East Is East
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 15 minutes from East Is East
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | 17 minutes from East Is East
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near East Is East

East Is East clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rhythm Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 8 minutes from East Is East
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 15 minutes from East Is East
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | 15 minutes from East Is East
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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Meeting venue hire near East Is East

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near East Is East.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from East Is East
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 11 minutes from East Is East
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes from East Is East
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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Reading Group
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 7 minutes walk from East Is East

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Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from East Is East

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

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

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from East Is East

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

 
Ljubliana & the Seawolf
Concerts | On 12th July 2014 

Jamboree 13 minutes walk from East Is East

Hailing from Barcelona, the collective performs lively gypsy-folk....More

Count Chocula
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 12th July 2014 

The Big Chill Bar 15 minutes walk from East Is East

The DJ spins 90s R&B....More

Free Range 2014
Free Range 2014
Exhibitions | Until 17th July 2014 

The Old Truman Brewery 15 minutes walk from East Is East

Free Range, the UK's largest graduate art, design and fashion show, runs for seven weeks starting in May at The ...More

 
Independent Label Market: London
Shopping | On 12th July 2014 

Old Spitalfields Market 15 minutes walk from East Is East

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Peter And The Test Tube Babies
Concerts | On 12th July 2014 

The Pipeline 15 minutes walk from East Is East

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Clipper Round The World Yacht Race Finish
Kids Events | On 12th July 2014 

St Katharine Docks 16 minutes walk from East Is East

Welcome the Corinthian sailors of the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race as they celebrate their momentous 40,000 mile ...More

Boost: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2014 

Oxford House 16 minutes walk from East Is East

A session for children and young people with special needs....More

 
 
 
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