Queens

 
 

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ADDRESS
111b Commercial Street, Spitalfields, Spitalfields Market, London E1 6BG 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon 12-7pm, Tue-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 10am-6.30pm
 

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QueensKitsch, colourful, cute and cuddly, this glitzy gift grotto in Spitalfields is irresistible. Wander around its magical wonderland and make friends with flirting fairies, kissing fish, perky-eyed reindeer and nut-cracker busting squirrels. Christmas time is when Queens really comes alive with the sights, sounds and smells of the season, so head to Queens and indulge in some old-fashioned gaudy glamour. Warning: avoid if alergic to glitter.

 

LondonTown.com - Queens Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Queens on LondonTown.com

 
April in London 2012

The Queen's Birthday Gun Salutes Hyde Park, W2 2UH 21st April 2012 - 22nd April 2012 Being the British monarch involves many privileges, not least of which is...

 
 
June in London 2012

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Service of Thanksgiving and Carriage Procession St Paul's Cathedral, EC4M 8AD 5th June 2012 - 6th June 2012 On Tuesday 5th June 2012 The...

 
 
September in London 2012

Pearly Kings and Queens Harvest Festival Guildhall, EC2P 2EJ 30th September 2012 - 1st October 2012 What better way to celebrate the change of seasons than with Maypole...

 
 
November in London 2012

Taste Of Christmas ExCel London Exhibition Centre, E16 1XL 30th November 2012 - 2nd December 2012 A record number of food lovers turned up to watch Jamie Oliver...

 
 
London Events for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee

Diamond Jubilee Festival at Battersea Park Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ Sunday 3rd June 2012 On the day of the Queen's Thames Diamond Jubilee River Pageant, ...

 
 
London's Best 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.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Queens

Near Queens
Rez Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  23% off
26 Widegate Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Queens
Rez Apartments London are a family run, boutique property in the financial district of London. Located in the heart of The City and nearby to Hoxton ... More
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £87  41% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 5 minutes from Queens
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
ibis London City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  28% off
5 Commercial Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Moomin Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
43 Covent Garden Market, WC2E | 2.2 miles from Queens
Tove Jansson's Moomins, the loveable hippo-like trolls, come in all forms, shapes and formats at The Moomin Shop in Covent Garden - from books to mugs, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mont Blanc
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
10 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 14 minutes from Queens
As Mont Blanc's opulent pens are not officially available over the internet, you will have to visit one of their special boutiques in order to acquire ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Silver Vaults
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 32 minutes from Queens
This is a collection of thirty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Queens

The best shops and markets near Queens
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Spitalfields Market
London > Shopping > Markets
1 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Queens
Nestled in the heart of the city, in the shadow of Christ Church, Spitalfields Market marries market stalls with modern shops and restaurants. Where the delightful ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lola's Cupcakes, Spitalfields
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Bishops Square, E1 | 1 minute from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Absolute Vintage
London > Shopping > Clothing
15 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Queens
A whole array of vintage handbags, dresses and belts are on offer at this specialist shop including more than a thousand pairs of shoes and boots. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Queens

Near Queens
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 sculptures created out of more than ...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Untouchable
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 18th Sep 2014
The Queen Of Hoxton, 1-5 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Queens
Philippe is a wealthy aristocrat, who suffers terrible injuries in a paragliding accident that leave him a quadriplegic. He roams his sprawling Parisian mansion in an ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Get Stuffed
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 18th September 2014
The Hoxton Pony, 104-108 Curtain Road, EC2A | 9 minutes from Queens
London's eclectic Dj's supplying you with the soundtrack to your evening of getting stuffed all the way to the early hours of the morning. Lewis and ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Queens

Near Queens
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Queens
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ClueQuest
London > Entertainment >
11 Plough Yard, EC2A | 6 minutes from Queens
Following Pinky and the Brain's failed attempt at taking over the world, it's now time for another mouse to have a crack at it. Having escaped ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Queens

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Queens
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Queens

What are the best dining options near Queens London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leon
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
3 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Queens
When Leon first threw open its doors in Carnaby Street a few years ago workers of London rejoiced - well, the glamorous girls who work in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Androuet
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
107b Commercial St, E1 | Same location as Queens
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John Bread and Wine
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
94-96 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Queens
St John Bread and Wine in Spitalfields is the sister restaurant to Fergus Henderson's original (Michelin starred) 'nose-to-tail' restaurant, the celebrated St John next to Smithfield ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Queens

Near Queens
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Queens
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 9 minutes from Queens
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
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 16 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Queens

Queens gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
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
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 4 minutes from Queens
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
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 11 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Queens

The best pubs near London Queens.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Queens
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, EC2M | 6 minutes from Queens
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Queens

Queens clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | Same location as Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
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
Shoreditch House
London > Nightlife > Bars
Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
In a former tea warehouse in the part of town where the City meets the East End you'll find another off-shoot from Soho House founder Nick ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Queens

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Queens.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Queens
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 8 minutes from Queens
... More
 
 
 
 

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A Hard Days Night
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th November 2014 

The Vibe Bar 3 minutes walk from Queens

DJs supply 60's soul and rock'n'roll....More

Belle Roscoe, Dazes
Concerts | On 18th September 2014 

93 Feet East 3 minutes walk from Queens

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Tent London & Super Brands London
Tent London & Super Brands London
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

The Old Truman Brewery 3 minutes walk from Queens

The annual Tent London, one of the largest design shows taking place during the The London Design Festival each ...More

 
Driving Lolita: Album Launch Party
Music | On 18th September 2014 

93 Feet East 3 minutes walk from Queens

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What Normal Feels Like
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

Rough Trade East 3 minutes walk from Queens

Breast cancer awareness charity CoppaFeel! open a pop-up exhibition, to coincide with their #whatnormalfeelslike advertising campaign, with photography from acclaimed ...More

The Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall By Steve Hanley & Olivia Piekarski
Exhibitions | On 18th September 2014 

Rough Trade East 3 minutes walk from Queens

A special event to mark the release of the book The Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall by Steve Hanley ...More

The Jazz Age Party
Concerts | On 18th September 2014 

Cafe 1001 4 minutes walk from Queens

Live music event featuring jazz band Effervescent, plus there's and a silent movie show. Included in the price is a ...More

Nick Howe
Music | On 18th September 2014 

Cafe 1001 4 minutes walk from Queens

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Money Talks
Exhibitions | On 18th September 2014 

Toynbee Studios 4 minutes walk from Queens

An artists' discussion event focusing on raising money for arts projects....More

Reuben Richards & The Soul Train
Concerts | Until 30th October 2014 

Boisdale Of Bishopsgate 5 minutes walk from Queens

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