The Empress

 
 
ADDRESS
141 Leman Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 8EY 
 
RESERVATIONS
 
OPENING TIMES
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday: 12:00-14:30,18:00-23:30. Saturday: 18:00-23:30. Sunday: 18:00-23:59
 
PRICES
Under £25
 

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Opening and closing times for The Empress

Today (Thursday) The Empress closes at midnight

Monday:

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14.30
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Midnight
 
 

Tuesday:

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Midnight
 
 

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12.00
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Midnight
 
 

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Midnight
 
 

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Midnight
 
 

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18.00
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Midnight
 
 

LondonTown.com - The Empress Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
1 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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16 Prescot Street, Aldgate, , Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
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57 Aldgate High Street, City, London EC3N | 6 minutes from The Empress
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61 Royal Mint Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
The last thing we need is another ultra chic restaurant where the atmosphere is decidedly hushed. That's why Rosemary Lane has added such a breath of ... More
 
 
 
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The Dispensary
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
19a Leman Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Empress
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London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
Tower Bridge House, St Katharine Dock, City, London E1W | 6 minutes from The Empress
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London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 18th to 24th Jul 2014
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
Rerelease of the classic drama about a schoolmaster's obsession with a sultry nightclub singer....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 18th to 24th Jul 2014
Cinnamon Kitchen & Anise, 9 Devonshire Square, EC2M | 10 minutes from The Empress
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Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 12 minutes from The Empress
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Empress
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Shopping near The Empress

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from The Empress
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London > Shopping >
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London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from The Empress
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London > Leisure >
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Empress
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Smiths Spitalfields
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109 Commercial Street, E1 | 12 minutes from The Empress
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1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 8 minutes from The Empress
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Giulio Paolini: To Be Or Not To Be: Talk
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Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Empress

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Exhibitions | On 24th July 2014 

Apples And Pears 7 minutes walk from The Empress

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Proud Cabaret City 10 minutes walk from The Empress

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Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
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Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

Design Museum 12 minutes walk from The Empress

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T J Johnson
Concerts | Until 31st July 2014 

Boisdale Of Bishopsgate 12 minutes walk from The Empress

The singer-pianist plays New Orleans Jazz and rhythm'n'blues....More

Reuben Richards & The Soul Train
Concerts | Until 25th September 2014 

Boisdale Of Bishopsgate 12 minutes walk from The Empress

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ManningCamerata A Capella
Concerts | Until 25th July 2014 

The Scoop at More London 12 minutes walk from The Empress

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Right Recording Showcase
Concerts | On 24th July 2014 

The Scoop at More London 12 minutes walk from The Empress

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th July 2014 

The Big Chill Bar 13 minutes walk from The Empress

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th September 2014 

The Vibe Bar 13 minutes walk from The Empress

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