Brick Lane

 
 
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Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 6PU 
 

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Brick LaneLondon'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 silks and artists' studios - Gilbert and George and Tracey Emin are famously proud residents of the neighbouring streets. Walking down Brick Lane of an evening can feel a bit like running the gauntlet with touts trying to lure you into their curry houses but it's all part of the fun. The vibrant mix of communities and activities lends an off-beat vibe that attracts young Londoners who gravitate towards bars and clubs like 93 Feet East and the The Old Truman Brewery, to the coffee shops, fashion outlets and graduate art shows. Several outdoor festivals celebrating the diverse culture of the area take place every year as the weather warms up. Brick Lane Market is the best time to stroll down the road for a snapshot of pure East End London with second-hand furniture, unusual clothes and bits of this-and-that seemingly from the back of someone's wardrobe.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Brick Lane on LondonTown.com

 
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April in London 2012

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May in London 2012

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Hotels near Brick Lane

Near Brick Lane
ibis London City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  21% off
5 Commercial Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Brick Lane
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
 
 
 
Rez Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £100  25% off
26 Widegate Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Brick Lane
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  30% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 6 minutes from Brick Lane
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
Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 12 minutes from Brick Lane
More than a library, the Idea Store in Whitechapel brings together adult learning, training and meeting areas, as well as a focus on the local history ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 19 minutes from Brick Lane
Huge, multifaceted arts and entertainment centre. Described by the Queen as “one of the wonders of the modern world”, this multifaceted performance and arts venue forms one ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 19 minutes from Brick Lane
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Brick Lane

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Brick Lane
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Brick Lane
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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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Brick Lane
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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Former Shoreditch Underground Station
London > Attractions >
Pedley Street, off Brick Lane, E1 | 5 minutes from Brick Lane
The former Shoreditch Underground Station closed in 2006, and while the rest of the line re-opened in 2010 as part of the London Overground network, poor ... More
 
 
 
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Near Brick Lane
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The World Cup at The Drunken Monkey
London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: 12th June to 13th July 2014
The Drunken Monkey, 222 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Brick Lane
Shoreditch stalwart The Drunken Monkey is getting fully immersed in the World Cup playing all the major games on three large screen and celebrating with match-themed ...More
 
 
 
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Ends Today
Gaucho World Cup Screenings
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 12th June to 13th July 2014
Gaucho - City, 1 Bell Inn Yard, EC3V | 13 minutes from Brick Lane
Add a bit of class to your World Cup experience by enjoying the games with a side serving of steak at Gaucho. Each of the Gaucho ...More
 
 
 
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Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 14 minutes from Brick Lane
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Brick Lane

Near Brick Lane
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Brick Lane
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 | 6 minutes from Brick Lane
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 | 8 minutes from Brick Lane
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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Shopping near Brick Lane

The best shops and markets near Brick Lane
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Brick Lane
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 | 2 minutes from Brick Lane
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
Absolute Vintage
London > Shopping > Clothing
15 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Brick Lane
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Brick Lane

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Sheraz Bangla Lounge
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
13 Brick Lane, Aldgate, E1 | Same location as Brick Lane
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Naz - Brick Lane
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
46/48 Brick Lane, E1 | 1 minute from Brick Lane
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Zengi
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
44 Commercial Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Brick Lane
Mediterranean Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Brick Lane

Near Brick Lane
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from Brick Lane
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 | 12 minutes from Brick Lane
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 | 19 minutes from Brick Lane
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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Brick Lane 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 | 4 minutes from Brick Lane
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, E1 | 4 minutes from Brick Lane
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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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Brick Lane
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Brick Lane

The best pubs near London Brick Lane.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Brick Lane
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 | 9 minutes from Brick Lane
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 13 minutes from Brick Lane
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Brick Lane

Brick Lane clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Brick Lane
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 | 4 minutes from Brick Lane
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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The Rhythm Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Brick Lane
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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Brick Lane

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Brick Lane.
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Brick Lane
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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Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Brick Lane
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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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 9 minutes from Brick Lane
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A Little Nonsense
Theatre | Until 13th July 2014 

The Rag Factory 1 minute walk from Brick Lane

An original comedy that explores the clown inside the man and the mirth hidden in the melancholy. Through mime, slapstick, ...More

World Cup Fan Fest
Leisure | On 13th July 2014 

Apples And Pears 2 minutes walk from Brick Lane

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Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 3 minutes walk from Brick Lane

Italian artist Giulio Paolini (b.1940) believes that a work of art is not just itself in the here and now ...More

 
Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 3 minutes walk from Brick Lane

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

Sunday at The Big Chill Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th July 2014 

The Big Chill Bar 4 minutes walk from Brick Lane

Disco and house courtesy of DJ Scratchy and DJ Joseph Nelson....More

Free Range 2014
Free Range 2014
Exhibitions | Until 17th July 2014 

The Old Truman Brewery 4 minutes walk from Brick Lane

Free Range, the UK's largest graduate art, design and fashion show, runs for seven weeks starting in May at The ...More

 
Re:Touch
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th July 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 4 minutes walk from Brick Lane

Resident DJs play house and techno....More

The World Cup at The Drunken Monkey
Sporting Events | Until 13th July 2014 

The Drunken Monkey 8 minutes walk from Brick Lane

Shoreditch stalwart The Drunken Monkey is getting fully immersed in the World Cup playing all the major games on three ...More

Grand Union Youth Orchestra Masterclass
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2014 

Rich Mix Centre 8 minutes walk from Brick Lane

A masterclass led by professional jazz and world-musicians....More

Pop Up Astronomy Club: Sunset Solar Special
Leisure | On 13th July 2014 

The Queen Of Hoxton 10 minutes walk from Brick Lane

Sunset special to watch our nearest star sink towards the horizon and take a close up look at sunspots, then ...More

 
 
 
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