Whitechapel Overground Station

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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 £47† 33% 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 £49† 39% 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 £75† 31% 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
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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
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pure Magic 90.2FM Reunion Christmas Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Thursday 25th December 2014 - 10pm-7am
The Rhythm Factory, 16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Celebrations on Christmas Day evening with a host of DJs including Rojay, Caspa, Marvin Swiftfingers G, DJ Pioneer, Cris Cross, Valentino Mason, Natty Allen and many ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 26th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 sculptures created out of more than ...More
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Silenced
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 19th to 25th Dec 2014
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
...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
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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
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 13 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 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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Pure Magic 90.2FM Reunion Christmas Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th December 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 6 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Celebrations on Christmas Day evening with a host of DJs including Rojay, Caspa, Marvin Swiftfingers G, DJ Pioneer, Cris Cross, ...More

Mrs Hudson's Christmas Corker
Mrs Hudson's Christmas Corker
Theatre | Until 31st December 2014 

Wilton's Music Hall 12 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Ed Gaughan directs Bob and Barry Cryer's comical spin-off of Conan Doyle's Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, which presents the ...More

 
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Tours | Until 5th January 2015 

Dennis Severs' House 12 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

The atmospheric Silent Night candle-lit tours of Dennis Severs' House are particularly fun at this time of year. The house ...More

 
Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House
Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

V & A Museum of Childhood 13 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House at the V&A Museum of Childhood reveals the fascinating stories behind some ...More

 
Swingers London
Swingers London
Foodie Events | Until 25th December 2014 

Factory 7 15 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Fancy yourself as a bit of a competitive socialiser? Swingers London has been set up for you. A 3-month pop ...More

 
Broadgate Ice Rink
Broadgate Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 26th February 2015 

Exchange square 18 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

London's longest-running ice rink returns to its new location of Exchange Square in 2014, only a couple of minutes from ...More

 
Christmas Past
Christmas Past
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Geffrye Museum 20 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Each year the Geffrye Museum celebrates Christmas with a look at the way Christmas traditions have evolved over years at ...More

 
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities Tour
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History 21 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

A permanent collection of artworks and artefacts, fine art and works of natural history, including tribal art from New Guinea, ...More

Women Fashion Power
Women Fashion Power
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

Design Museum 23 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

Exploring how influential women have used fashion to define and enhance their position in the world, Women Fashion Power at ...More

 
The First World War and the Bank of England
The First World War and the Bank of England
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2015 

Bank of England Museum 23 minutes walk from Whitechapel Overground Station

The First World War and the Bank of England, taking place at the Bank of England Museum, looks at the ...More

 
 

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Bend It Like Beckham goes from screen to London stage in May 2015, just one of the LondonTown top ...More

 
British Summer Time 2015: The Who
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Concerts | On 26th June 2015 

Hyde Park

The Who, the rock outfit which brought us 'Quadrophenia', 'Who Are You' and 'My Generation', perform on the Great Oak ...More

 
Ninagawa Company: Kafka on the Shore
Ninagawa Company: Kafka on the Shore
Theatre | 28th May 2015 - 30th May 2015 

Barbican Centre

The second Ninagawa Company production to be staged at the Barbican this May, this theatrical adaptation of Haruki Murakami's Kafka ...More

 
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company: Bayadere - The Ninth Life
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company: Bayadere - The Ninth Life
Dance | 25th March 2015 - 28th March 2015 

Linbury Studio Theatre

In a new Royal Opera House commission pioneering British Asian choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh makes a fascinating return to her roots, ...More

 
Oh What A Lovely War
Oh What A Lovely War
Theatre | 29th January 2015 - 7th February 2015 

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Built upon the songs that ordinary British soldiers sang during a war that killed 10 million in four years, this ...More

 
The Vote
The Vote
Theatre | 24th April 2015 - 7th May 2015 

The Donmar Warehouse

Performed in real-time for theatre and television, The Vote takes audiences to a fictional polling station between 8.30 and 10.30pm ...More

 
Z Shoreditch
Opened January 2015 

Z Hotels, the boutique-budget hotel group which offers out-of-town prices in city central locations in London, Liverpool and Glasgow opens ...More

Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Opens 5th January 2015 

High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) ...More

 
Roka Aldwych
Opened 3rd November 2014 

One of two new Roka restaurants to open in 2014, Roka Aldwych occupies a huge space with over 150 covers ...More

 
 
 
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