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Underground Stations

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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
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Arch Car Parking
 
1 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  27% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
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  39% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 7 minutes from The Empress
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 £89  39% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 7 minutes from The Empress
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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Red Chilli
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
137 Leman Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | Same location as The Empress
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Spice Namaste
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
16 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
Cafe Spice Namaste is Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala's celebrated landmark Indian restaurant, a short hop away from the Tower of London. Arguably thought of more ... More
 
 
 
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Kasturi Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
57 Aldgate High Street, City, London EC3N | 6 minutes from The Empress
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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Grange Tower Bridge Knight's Lounge
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
The Knight's Lounge at Grange Tower Bridge is a light, airy space where afternoon tea is served. With inviting sofas and impressive floor-to-ceiling windows, it's also ... More
 
 
 
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Pilpel
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
60 Alie Street, E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
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
 
 
 
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The Dispensary
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
19a Leman Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Empress
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Flying Lovers Of Vitebsk
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th January to 10th February 2018 - Various Times
The Empress, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
Kneehigh's production where the life of the artist Marc Chagall and his wife Bella are examined as they move through momentous events in history. Written by ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Thomas Ruff
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th September 2017 to 21st January 2018 - Various Times
The Empress, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 6 minutes from The Empress
Photographic prints by the German artist, exploring themes of cosmology, suburbia, nudity, utopianism and catastrophe, continuing an almost four decade-long investigation into the status of the ...More
 
 
 
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ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th December 2017 to 1st April 2018 - Various Times
The Empress, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 6 minutes from The Empress
Works exploring how we project our identity through our appearances and consumer choices by 28 artists including Ai Weiwei, Lynda Benglis, Walead Beshty, Martin Boyce, Alice ...More
 
 
 
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
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 | 2 minutes from The Empress
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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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
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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Sights and Attractions near The Empress

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Empress
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Fotografiska London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 5 minutes from The Empress
Showing up to seven exhibitions at one time, all of which are accessible with one entry ticket, Fotografiska London follows the successful model ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Empress
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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Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 8 minutes from The Empress
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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Shopping near The Empress

The best shops and markets near The Empress
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St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 8 minutes from The Empress
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
 
 
 
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from The Empress
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 | 11 minutes from The Empress
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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Near The Empress
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 19 minutes from The Empress
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 | 21 minutes from The Empress
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 | 26 minutes from The Empress
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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The Empress gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
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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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from The Empress
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 13 minutes from The Empress
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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Pubs near The Empress

The best pubs near London The Empress.
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 12 minutes from The Empress
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 George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 13 minutes from The Empress
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 Empress clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 6 minutes from The Empress
The team behind the Grand Union bars have now ventured into new territory with the opening of Trade Union. Located in ... More
 
 
 
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Studio Spaces
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 7 minutes from The Empress
A state-of-the-art photographic studio by day, club by night, Studio Spaces E1 is home to respected electronic clubnight organisers The Hydra. The fully-licensed venue in the ... More
 
 
 
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The Rotunda Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
10 Trinity Square, EC3N | 8 minutes from The Empress
At the heart of the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square The Rotunda Bar forms a natural gathering space ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Empress.
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
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
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 8 minutes from The Empress
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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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 10 minutes from The Empress
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The Flying Lovers Of Vitebsk
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Wilton's Music Hall 2 minutes walk from The Empress

Kneehigh's production where the life of the artist Marc Chagall and his wife Bella are examined as they move through ...More

Leonor Antunes: The Frisson Of The Togetherness
Exhibitions | Until 9th April 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Empress

Hanging and floor-based sculptures made from materials including metal, leather and rope, illuminated by lights designed by the artist....More

ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Empress

Works exploring how we project our identity through our appearances and consumer choices by 28 artists including Ai Weiwei, Lynda ...More

Thomas Ruff
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Empress

Photographic prints by the German artist, exploring themes of cosmology, suburbia, nudity, utopianism and catastrophe, continuing an almost four decade-long ...More

Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2018 

JuJu's Bar and Stage 12 minutes walk from The Empress

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. Taking place at Juju's Bar ...More

 
Wild Life FM
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Unicorn Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Empress

Eight musicians from London and Norfolk join performance artist Kim Noble, director Pol Heyvaert (CAMPO, Belgium) and musician Jakob Ampe ...More

The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from The Empress

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 18th January 2018 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from The Empress

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 17 minutes walk from The Empress

Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to ...More

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
Concerts | On 18th January 2018 

Village Underground 17 minutes walk from The Empress

The artist plays alt rock inspired by the recent UK election and the global political events of the last few ...More

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Social Bingo Academy
Social Bingo Academy
Sporting Events | On 27th January 

180 Arlington Road

Having already pioneered bingo for young people with Rebel Bingo, the same team now present ...More

 
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Exhibitions | From 8th February 

The gallery@oxo

This February, Facebook presents its first real-world exhibition, ...More

 
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2018
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2018
Dance | On 25th February 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala is an annual, ...More

 
Chivaree Circus & Upstage Creative: Becoming Shades
Dance | From 24th January 

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The contemporary circus troupe Chivaree Circus brings together live music, aerial acrobatics, fire, dance and mime, in a re-imagining of the classic myth of Persephone. After a sell-out ...More

Bismillah: An ISIS Tragicomedy
Theatre | From 28th February 

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Wound Up and Matthew Greenhough's critically acclaimed drama exploring social alienation, radicalisation, disenfranchisement and the rock band Queen....More

Fall in London with A Stranger: A Social Experiment
Seasonal | On 14th February 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen

This Valentine's Day, the Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen presents Fall in London with A Stranger: A Social Experiment. Based on Mandy Len Catron's Modern Love essay, Too ...More

Great Again: The Musical
Theatre | From 24th January 

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Isla Van Tricht's musical which explores the forgotten America that voted for Donald Trump via a tale of two young conservatives becoming politically active in Beavercreek, Ohio during the summer of 2016. Presented by Old ...More

Caravan Theatre
Theatre | From 15th February 

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The Caravan Theatre at VAULT Festival brings various evocative, humorous and intriguing newly written 20 minute plays to a small intimate audience of nine people max at a time....More

For A Black Girl
Theatre | From 24th January 

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This Is It Theatre presents Nicel Acquah's two-handed drama based on personal experience and verbatim research, which explores staggering consequences of everyday racism....More

Revelations
Theatre | From 31st January 

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Theatre-maker James Rowland tells the story of how he donated his sperm to his best friends and the consequences. Co-created with Daniel Goldman....More

The Coach Makers Arms
The Coach Makers Arms
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The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
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An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
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Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
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Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
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One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
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Bringing the fantasies of many '90s children and ...More

 
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London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
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Lovingly restored by Soho House, Kettner's reopened after a two year refurbishment in January 2018....More

 
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Jidori
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The team behind Jidori, the much-loved yakitori restaurant in Dalston comes to Covent Garden and ...More

 
August in London 2018
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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