Whitechapel Overground Station

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0 Tower Hamlets, London E1 5BZ†
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Whitechapel Railway Station is part of the East London Line on the London Overground network which reopened in April 2010. Shoreditch High Street is the preceding station and Shadwell comes after Whitechapel if you're heading north to south. Nearby attractions include the Whitechapel Gallery and the Royal London Hospital.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Whitechapel Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Aldgate East Tube Station
10 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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

Car Parks

Sclater Street Car Park
10 minutes walk
Arch Car Parking
11 minutes walk

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Hotels near Whitechapel Overground Station

Near Whitechapel Overground Station
Holiday Inn London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £48† 39% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
ibis London City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £55† 41% off
5 Commercial Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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† 32% off
26 Widegate Street, E1 | 13 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
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Alternative Overground Stations nearest Whitechapel Overground Station

Nearest to Whitechapel Overground Station
Shadwell Overground Station
London > Travel > Overground Stations
Chapman Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Shadwell Railway Station is on the East London Line of London Overground, between Whitechapel to the north and Wapping to the south. It is located near ... More
Shoreditch High Street Overground Station
London > Travel > Overground Stations
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Shoreditch High Street Railway Station is located on Bethnal Green Road close to Shoreditch High Street and is served by London Overground services running on the ... More
Wapping Overground Station
London > Travel > Overground Stations
Wapping Lane, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 20 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Wapping Railway Station is in east London, on the East London Line of London Overground between Shadwell and Rotherhithe.... More
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Travel near Whitechapel Overground Station

Near Whitechapel Overground Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Cherry Garden Pier, Southwark, London SE16 | 25 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
City Cruises Sightseeing trips from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier. The River Red Rover Ticket option allows you to hop on and off at Westminster Pier, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 32 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 32 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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Events near Whitechapel Overground Station

Near Whitechapel Overground Station
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Saturday at The Big Chill Bar
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Saturday 26th July 2014
The Big Chill Bar, Dray Walk, off Brick Lane, E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Electronic dance from Beats, Rhymes And Life, DJ Rags, DJ Dister, The Last Skeptik, Budgie and guest DJs on rotation....More
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Live At The Tavern
London > Events > Music †Dates: Saturday 26th July 2014 - 4pm-3am
The George Tavern, 373 Commercial Road, Stepney, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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Auld Enemies: The Enemies Project: Scottish Poetry
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 26th July 2014 - 7pm
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
With Ross Sutherland, William Letford, Ryan Van Winkle, nick-e melville, Colin Herd and SJ Fowler....More
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Entertainment near Whitechapel Overground Station

Near Whitechapel Overground Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
One of Bethnal Green's best kept secrets, 10 Gales is a contemporary art space, live show venue, vintage fashion boutique, coffee shop and hairdressers all under ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
The famous Backyard Comedy Club, one of East London's hottest comedy spots, was originally opened in 2000 by comedian Lee Hurst. In 2004 the comedian ran ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Whitechapel Overground Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Whitechapel Overground Station
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Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
There's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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Shopping near Whitechapel Overground Station

The best shops and markets near Whitechapel Overground Station
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Beyond Retro
London > Shopping > Clothing
112 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 7 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Vast warehouse near Brick Lane packed with vintage clothing and accessories. American vintage clothing outlets don’t get much bigger or better than this. Having bagged a huge, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
Oh Baby London!
London > Shopping > Baby Care
162 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Designer baby clothes. Selling garments such as playsuits, bodyvests, t-shirts, jeans, tights, dresses, hats, hoodies and fake fur jackets. They concentrate on offering clothes that are ... More
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Restaurants near Whitechapel Overground Station

What are the best dining options near Whitechapel Overground Station London?
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New Tayyab
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
North Indian cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
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Tayyabs
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 - 89 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
27A Mile End Road, E1 | 7 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Soho House have brought two of their projects together under one roof, creating Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Whitechapel. The industrial-style 60-seat restaurant, which extends to ... More
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Education near Whitechapel Overground Station

Near Whitechapel Overground Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 16 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 17 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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Leisure near Whitechapel Overground Station

Whitechapel Overground Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 16 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
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Pubs near Whitechapel Overground Station

The best pubs near London Whitechapel Overground Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
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Nightlife near Whitechapel Overground Station

Whitechapel Overground Station 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 | 6 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 | 10 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 Whitechapel Overground Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Whitechapel Overground Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 | 12 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 | 16 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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Reading Group
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 4 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

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Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

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

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

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

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

 
Ghetto Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

The Vibe Bar 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Yam Who?, Rough Cut, Disko Trooper and Tom James supply dance and disco....More

East Project
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

The Vibe Bar 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Guest DJs spin electronic dance music....More

Saturday at The Big Chill Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

The Big Chill Bar 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Electronic dance from Beats, Rhymes And Life, DJ Rags, DJ Dister, The Last Skeptik, Budgie and guest DJs on rotation....More

Big Chill Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

The Big Chill Bar 8 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Nookie DJs spin house and dance....More

Boost: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2014 

Oxford House 9 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

A session for children and young people with special needs....More

Live At The Tavern
Music | On 26th July 2014 

The George Tavern 10 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

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Saturday Night Comedy at the Backyard Comedy Club
Comedy | On 26th July 2014 

Backyard Bar & Kitchen 11 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

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