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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.

 

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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
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £97  42% 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
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £28  37% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 7 minutes from Queens
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  29% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Queens
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Moomin Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
43 Covent Garden Market, Covent Garden, London 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Queens

The best shops and markets near Queens
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Gandys
London > Shopping > Menswear
105C Commercial Street, E1 | Same location as Queens
Richard Branson stocks Gandys flip flops on his paradise island, The Rolling Stones asked them to design a beach towel and the Mayor of London ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, Spitalfields
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London 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
 
 
 
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Events near Queens

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Vinyl Only Tuesday
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Tuesday 17th January 2017 - 6pm-11pm
Queens, 150 Brick Lane, E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
Dipping in to their vinyl collections and spinning their favourite hits are Midnight Express, Sepia, Cside and Green King Cuts....More
 
 
 
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Heads And Bodies
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Tuesday 17th January 2017 - 7pm-8.30pm
Queens, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 6 minutes from Queens
A traditional party game in the rooftop WigWamBam. Draw a head and fold the paper over, then pass it on to the next person to draw ...More
 
 
 
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Dream Wife
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 17th January 2017 - 7pm
Queens, 38 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 8 minutes from Queens
The Brighton-based threesome performs its own take on pop music. Support is Luxury Death, Venture Lows and Dama Scout....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Queens

Near Queens
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 6 minutes from Queens
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Queens

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Queens
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Queens London?
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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
 
 
 
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Androuet
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
107b Commercial St, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Queens
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Near Queens
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London 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
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London 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
 
 
 
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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, Shoreditch, London 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
 
 
 
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The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Queens
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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Queens clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Queens
... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
 

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The Little Matchgirl And Other Happier Tales
Theatre | Until 22nd January 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from Queens

Director Emma Rice and Joel Horwood adapt Hans Christian Andersen's tales The Little Matchgirl, The Princess And The Pea, The ...More

The Vulgar
The Vulgar
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2017 

Barbican Art Gallery 1.36 miles from Queens

What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance ...More

 
Sacekripa
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Queens

The French company perform a work about two faded variety acrobats....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 21st January 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Queens

The award-winning hip-hop dance company founded by choreographer Kenrick 'H20' Sandy and composer Michael 'Mikey J' Asante presents an exploration ...More

Artist Talk: Tschabalala Self In Conversation
Exhibitions | On 17th January 2017 

Parasol Unit 1.73 miles from Queens

Literary & Education, Talk....More

Tschabalala Self
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Parasol Unit 1.73 miles from Queens

Expressive and dynamic paintings, sculpture, print and collages in this solo exhibition by the American artist....More

Broadgate Ice Rink
Broadgate Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 2nd February 2017 

Exchange square 1.76 miles from Queens

London's longest-running ice rink returns to Exchange Square, only a couple of minutes from Liverpool Street Station so City workers ...More

 
Searcys at The Gherkin: Saints and Sinners
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Foodie Events | Until 12th February 2017 

Searcys at The Gherkin 1.79 miles from Queens

This January, for six weeks only, Searcys at The Gherkin offers clean eating with a menu from health guru Alice ...More

 
Sneak
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st January 2017 

XOYO 1.87 miles from Queens

A weekly dose of house and techno from resident DJs and a scattering of guests, this week including M.A.X, Mike ...More

Heads And Bodies
Leisure | On 17th January 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 1.93 miles from Queens

A traditional party game in the rooftop WigWamBam. Draw a head and fold the paper over, then pass it on ...More

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Salt beef, pastrami, pickles and mustard piled between rye bread slices....More

 
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