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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  25% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
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
 
 
 
Grange City Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £80  31% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  37% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
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
 
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Angela Hartnett, a former protégé of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey, takes the reins at the Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room, which relaunched in January 2011. While Hartnett ... More
 
 
 
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The Culpeper
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
40 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Dispensary
From the outset, when Nico Treguer, Gareth Roberts and Bash Redford began restoring The Culpeper pub in June 2014, they created a rooftop kitchen garden and ... More
 
 
 
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VQ Aldgate
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
9-13 Aldgate High Street, EC3N | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
Famous for staying open 24 hours - VQ stands for Vingt Quatre - this is a great spot, day or night, for all ... More
 
 
 
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Pilpel
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
60 Alie Street, E1 | 1 minute from The Dispensary
Named after founder Uri Dinay's childhood nickname, Pilpel (meaning chilli pepper) offers falafels from a recipe developed over 60 years working on a falafel kiosk ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clifton Brick Lane
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
1 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Dispensary
It takes great things for a restaurant to defy the standard East End curry house formula and stand out. The Clifton has triumphed with a modicum ... More
 
 
 
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Kasturi Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
57 Aldgate High Street, City, London EC3N | 3 minutes from The Dispensary
If you run an Indian restaurant in this neck of the woods - even a mid-priced one with an interesting menu - you have to work ... More
 
 
 
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ISelf Collection: The End Of Love
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th and 21st to 26th Nov 2017 - Various Times
The Dispensary, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
An exploration of contemporary portraiture featuring works by Akram Zaatari, Chantal Joffe, Rashid Johnson, Alex Katz, Mary Kelly, Leon Kossoff, Jim Lambie, Maria Lassnig and many ...More
 
 
 
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OperaGlass Works: The Rake's Progress
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 20th, 22nd and 24th & 25th Nov 2017 - Various Times
The Dispensary, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
Stravinsky's moral tale about a man who makes a pact with the Devil to exchange his simple country life for money and success. Directed by Selina ...More
 
 
 
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Storybox: Tales Of Absence, 'What Ifs' And Salvation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th to 25th Nov 2017 - Various Times
The Dispensary, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
Drawings and illustrations showing the theatre and its environs....More
 
 
 
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 1 minute from The Dispensary
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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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
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
 
 
 
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The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
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
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Dispensary
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
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
 
 
 
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from The Dispensary
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Electric Blue Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
The Electric Blue Gallery gallery, co-owned by Jessica Tibbles and Olivier Bernay, opened in January 2009. By February, Wallpaper* magazine was calling the launch "a highlight ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Dispensary
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from The Dispensary
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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The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
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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Lola's Cupcakes, Spitalfields
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes from The Dispensary
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 | 17 minutes from The Dispensary
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 | 22 minutes from The Dispensary
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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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
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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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from The Dispensary
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, Shoreditch, London E1 | 9 minutes from The Dispensary
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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The best pubs near London The Dispensary.
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 1 minute from The Dispensary
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from The Dispensary
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 Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 11 minutes from The Dispensary
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
 
 
 
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The Dispensary clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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B.Y.O.C. East
London > Nightlife > Bars
19 Bevis Marks, EC3A | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
Hidden in the basement of James Cochran's restaurant in EC3, this subterranean parlour is the fifth instalment of the much-loved bring ... More
 
 
 
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from The Dispensary
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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Simmons Liverpool Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
21 Widegate Street, E1 | 8 minutes from The Dispensary
The award-winning Simmons bar group, whose bars keep cropping up all over town, is best known for its weird and wonderful interiors and ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Dispensary.
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
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
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
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 | 8 minutes from The Dispensary
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OperaGlass Works: The Rake's Progress
Concerts | Until 25th November 2017 

Wilton's Music Hall 6 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Stravinsky's moral tale about a man who makes a pact with the Devil to exchange his simple country life for ...More

Storybox: Tales Of Absence, 'What Ifs' And Salvation
Exhibitions | Until 25th November 2017 

Wilton's Music Hall 6 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Drawings and illustrations showing the theatre and its environs....More

Junkyard Golf Club
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 9 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 
Tower of London Ice Rink
Tower of London Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2018 

Tower Of London 9 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Nestled in the rounded hollow of the dry moat, the Tower of London's ice rink area forms a wonderfully festive ...More

 
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2018 

Dennis Severs' House 10 minutes walk from The Dispensary

The atmospheric Silent Night candle-lit tours of Dennis Severs' House are particularly fun at this time of year. The house ...More

 
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2017 

Coppa Club 11 minutes walk from The Dispensary

The instagram hit of last winter, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. ...More

 
The Winter Forest
The Winter Forest
Seasonal | Until 12th January 2018 

Exchange Square 11 minutes walk from The Dispensary

A new fairytale pop-up comes to Exchange Square in Broadgate for the first time this winter. Surrounded by a snow-covered ...More

 
Maya Youssef
Concerts | On 20th November 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 13 minutes walk from The Dispensary

The Syrian musician brings a unique and innovative approach to playing the kanun, a traditional string instrument played across much ...More

Grant Fleming: Gambia Has Decided!
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 13 minutes walk from The Dispensary

The East London photographer's solo show documents events that took place in West Africa in January 2017, as non-profit civil ...More

Lisa Stansfield
Concerts | On 20th November 2017 

Village Underground 13 minutes walk from The Dispensary

The singer-songwriter and actress from Manchester performs a selection of soul, pop and R&B classics including All Around The World, ...More

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Christmas at The Cheesegrater
Christmas at The Cheesegrater
Seasonal | From 27th November 

Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

This November, London's newest Christmas market opens in ...More

 
Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Foodie Events | From 23rd November 

288 Old Street

The Last Days of Shoreditch pop-up returns with ...More

 
Butterscotch Bakery
Butterscotch Bakery
Dining 

Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea ...More

 
Londrino
Londrino
Dining 

Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
Indian Accent
Indian Accent
Dining 

The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
Camden Town Brewery, Enfield
Business 

In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
Dining 

An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
Veeno St Paul's
Veeno St Paul's
Drinking 

Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Drinking 

Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
Dining 

Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | From 24th January 

The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

Beginning
Beginning
Theatre | From 15th January 

Ambassadors Theatre

A new play by David Eldridge, Beginning invites the audience to be a fly on ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Dining 

Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Comedy | From 11th December 

Soho Theatre

Lastminute.com Best Newcomer nominee 2016, Jayde Adams is back with a new show and it's ...More

 
Elbow
Elbow
Concerts | On 7th March 

The O2 Arena

The Guy Garvey fronted four-piece from Bury who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2008 ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | From 4th January 

JuJu's Bar and Stage

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. ...More

 
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Foodie Events | On 21st November 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant

This November, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant presents its ...More

 
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
Theatre | On 31st December 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Since finding a permanent home at the Bloomsbury ...More

 
Guilty Pleasures: NYE Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

KOKO

Having been their home for the past ten years, Guilty Pleasures presents its first ever New Year's Eve celebration at KOKO. One of the UK's biggest pop club ...More

January in London 2018
January in London 2018
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Mary Stuart transfers to the West End where The Birthday Party gets an all-star ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
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No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
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Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
 
 
 
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