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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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Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  39% 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
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  42% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 10 minutes from Function
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
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  36% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 10 minutes from Function
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
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Function

The best shops and markets near Function
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Events near Function

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Today Only
Live: Colour Shop // Sir & The Ivanoe // Emma George
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 8pm-11pm
Function, 26 Osborn Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Function
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Jane Weaver
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 7pm-9pm
Function, Brick Lane, E1 | 7 minutes from Function
Independent and resilient female experimental songwriter/sound-carrier....More
 
 
 
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Macho Trax
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 25th May 2017 - 7pm-12midnight
Function, 1 Dray Walk, Brick Lane, E1 | 7 minutes from Function
DJs supply an eclectic mix of dusty grooves, deep disco, rough funk and beyond....More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Function

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Function
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Function

What are the best dining options near Function London?
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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
The Stable, Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
16-18 Whitechapel Road, E1 | 2 minutes from Function
Handmade pizza cooked from scratch and cider sourced from the West Country are the two things The Stable does, and it does them well. Owners Nikki ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Education near Function

Near Function
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Function

Function gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London 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
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Function
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 Function

The best pubs near London Function.
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Function
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 Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London 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
 
 
 
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 12 minutes from Function
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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Nightlife near Function

Function clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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
 
 
 
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JuJu's Bar and Stage
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Hanbury Street, Ely's Yard, E1 | 6 minutes from Function
Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, tucked away at the back of Ely's Yard, Juju's Bar and Stage ... More
 
 
 
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London 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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Function

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Function.
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from Function
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Emanuel Almborg: Learning Matter
Exhibitions | Until 20th August 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from Function

The Swedish artist explores the role technology plays in our everyday lives and relationships, in a multimedia piece developed in ...More

Artists' Film International
Exhibitions | Until 28th May 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from Function

How to Become a Non-Artist, 2007, by Norwegian artist Ane Hjort Guttu, is shown together with This Is Offal, 2016, ...More

ISelf Collection: Self Portrait As The Billy Goat
Exhibitions | Until 20th August 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from Function

Physical, psychological and imaginary self-portraits by international artists including Pawel Althamer, Louise Bourgeois, Andre Breton and the Surrealists, Enrico David, ...More

Junkyard Golf Club
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 6 minutes walk from Function

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 
Jane Weaver
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Rough Trade East 7 minutes walk from Function

Independent and resilient female experimental songwriter/sound-carrier....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th May 2017 

Cafe 1001 7 minutes walk from Function

A chance for all musicians to perform at this open mic event....More

Dash Gig: Oligarkh
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 10 minutes walk from Function

An eclectic and post-modern blend of Russian folk and electronica from the collective....More

Isaac Gracie
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club 13 minutes walk from Function

Folk singer-songwriter from Ealing....More

The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 7th October 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 13 minutes walk from Function

The Queen of Hoxton's seasonal rooftop parties have become a legendary addition to the capital's event calendar and this year ...More

 

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