Function

 
 
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12 Greatorex Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 5NF 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
8 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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THE BEST

Hotels near Function

Near Function
ibis London City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  28% off
5 Commercial Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Function
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  31% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Function
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
Rez Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  32% off
26 Widegate Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Function
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
DK Vintage
London > Shopping > House and Garden
194 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from Function
Uber-cool vintage Danish furniture shop in the middle of Brick Lane. DK furniture pieces are all little works of functional art - expensive, but irresistible. If you ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Labour and Wait
London > Shopping > House and Garden
85 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 11 minutes from Function
Shopping for doorstops, dishcloths, dusters and dustpans has taken on a whole new slant thanks to Labour and Wait. Another east London success story, this small ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Squint
London > Shopping > House and Garden
178 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 13 minutes from Function
This quirky vintage furniture store in Shoreditch is the place to find one-off pieces of recovered furniture in brightly coloured vintage patchwork fabrics. This riot of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Function

The best shops and markets near Function
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Function
Brick Lane Market is pure East End London, which means Jewish bagel shops, Bangladeshi curry houses, Indian sari silks - and Cockneys crying out their wares. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Function
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sunday (UP) Market at the Old Truman Brewery
London > Shopping > Markets
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Function
For all you fashion and flavour-istas out there, here's another stop-off on your list. This market is a treasure trove of jewellery, vintage clothes, handbags, accessories, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Function

Near Function
Today Only
Racket 002 Feat. James Gillespie
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 17th April 2014 - 7.30pm-11.45pm
Cafe 1001, 1 Dray Walk, Brick Lane, E1 | 7 minutes from Function
...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Evening Showcase
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 17th April 2014 - 7.30pm-11.30pm
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 10 minutes from Function
Free evening showcase featuring large-screen promotional videos and spoken word performances centred on Jamaican dialect and compelling imagery. Special guest performance from Freddie Notes taking us ...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Legacy In The Dust: The Four Aces Story
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 11th to 17th Apr 2014
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, 100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 13 minutes from Function
...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Function

Near Function
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Function
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 | 10 minutes from Function
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
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Function
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Function

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Function
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Function
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
Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Function
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Function
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Function

What are the best dining options near Function London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tayyabs
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 - 89 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Function
You can tell from the queue that regularly forms just inside the door that this place offers something above the average. A highly rated and highly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New Tayyab
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Function
North Indian cuisine. Tables on patio. ... 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 Function
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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Education near Function

Near Function
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 13 minutes from Function
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
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 14 minutes from Function
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
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 21 minutes from Function
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Function

Function 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 | 6 minutes from Function
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 | 6 minutes from Function
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
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 19 minutes from Function
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Function

The best pubs near London Function.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 11 minutes from Function
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 White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, EC2M | 13 minutes from Function
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | 14 minutes from Function
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Function

Function clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rhythm Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from Function
Scuzzy venue on the outskirts of Shoreditch which looks like a crummycafe from the outside. Walk past the crowded plastic tables and chairsand through a discreet ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Function
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
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Function
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Function

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Function.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Function
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
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Function
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
Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 12 minutes from Function
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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Gate l Easter Special
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th April 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 2 minutes walk from Function

Deep house from Vidis, Downtown Party Network, Tom Svtgl, Spalis, Samsas, Mountak, Meega, Details Out Us, Pandemiya and Edvard Monogram....More

Youth Forum: De/Construct With Steven Morgana & Nick Wood
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from Function

Site-specific installations and interventions by 30 young people from across London known as Duchamp & Sons, working in collaboration with ...More

Artists Film International: Burak Delier, Tejal Shah and Milica Tomic
Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from Function

Films exploring themes of neoliberalism, the relationship between man and nature and the global narrative of conflict, by artists from ...More

Chris Marker
Chris Marker
Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from Function

Visionary French filmmaker, photographer, writer and artist Chris Marker (1921-2012) is widely acknowledged as the finest exponent of the essay ...More

 
Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from Function

The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned a site-specific installation from French-Algerian artist Kader Attia, which marks his first solo project ...More

Stephen Willats: Concerning Our Present Way Of Living
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from Function

Recordings and photographs exploring the relationship between communities and domestic life....More

Contemporary Art Society: The Best Is Not Too Good For You
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from Function

A display featuring a number of pots and prints including Picasso plates of faces, Peter Blake's Babe Rainbow, a screenprint ...More

Sex, Drugs And Painting
Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2014 

The Old Truman Brewery 6 minutes walk from Function

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Charlie Anderson: Frequent Moderate
Exhibitions | Until 4th May 2014 

StolenSpace Gallery 7 minutes walk from Function

Contemporary paintings exploring the role of art as entertainment, examining context in relation to images and words....More

Rone: Wallflower
Exhibitions | Until 4th May 2014 

StolenSpace Gallery 7 minutes walk from Function

Contemporary paintings by the Australian street artist, exploring the boundaries between beauty and decay....More

 
 
 
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