Hackney Downs Railway Station  

 
 
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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  30% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 24 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  36% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 32 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  27% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 33 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Railway Stations nearest Hackney Downs Railway Station

Nearest to Hackney Downs Railway Station
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King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2.9 miles from Hackney Downs Railway Station
The area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 miles from Hackney Downs Railway Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
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Canary Wharf Crossrail Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3.5 miles from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Canary Wharf Crossrail Station will be one of the largest Crossrail stations when trains start using the network in 2018 and the Canary Wharf site is ... More
 
 
 
 
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Travel near Hackney Downs Railway Station

Near Hackney Downs Railway Station
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 miles from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 2.3 miles from Hackney Downs Railway Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... 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 | 3 miles from Hackney Downs Railway 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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Events near Hackney Downs Railway Station

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Bird On The Wire Presents: Lali Puna
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 23rd October 2017 - 7.30pm
Hackney Downs Railway Station, 1A-1C Amhurst Road, E8 | 4 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
...More
 
 
 
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Now On
Pilgrim Supper Club
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 18th to 22nd Oct 2017
Hackney Downs Railway Station, London, E8 | 5 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
In anticipation of the opening of the new restaurant and sherry bar in 2018, Pilgrim presents a series of supper clubs that promise to serve a ...More
 
 
 
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We Shall Not Be Moved
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 20th and Saturday 21st October 2017 - 7.30pm
Hackney Downs Railway Station, 291 Mare Street, E8 | 6 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
A hybrid of hip-hop, spoken word and opera, this is a vital exploration of institutionalised racism directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winning Bill. T. Jones, with ...More
 
 
 
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Near Hackney Downs Railway Station
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Hackney Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
270 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 | 8 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Picturehouse Cinemas, who run the popular Greenwich Picturehouse and Clapham Picturehouse opened the Hackney Picturehouse on Mare Street in October 2011 which features the biggest ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney Downs Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Amhurst Terrace, E8 | 10 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
A 70,000 sq ft centre for creativity and collaboration in East London, Hackney Downs Studios was established in 2011, transforming a redundant printworks into an arts ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney Showroom
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Amhurst Terrace, E8 | 10 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Launched in March 2015 and located in a 4,000 square foot former print works, Hackney Showroom is ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Hackney Downs Railway Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Hackney Downs Railway Station
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Sutton House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 & 4 Homerton High Street, E9 | 10 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
The royal connections of this rare, red-brick Tudor manor house reach back to Henry VIII whose Principal Secretary of State, Sir Ralph Sadler, built Sutton House ... More
 
 
 
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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 12 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ... More
 
 
 
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Core Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 St. Barnabas Terrace, E9 | 16 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
With over 23 years of experience providing mental health creative day care, Core Arts is a registered charity that promotes the artistic and creative abilities of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Hackney Downs Railway Station

The best shops and markets near Hackney Downs Railway Station
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E5 Bakehouse
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 395 Mentmore Terrace, Hackney, London E8 | 11 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Ben Mackinnon brings the art of sourdough baking to Hackney through his E5 Bakehouse located in a spruced up railway arch near London Fields in East ... More
 
 
 
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Prick
London > Shopping >
492 Kingsland Road, E8 | 13 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Prick, London's first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents, is the brainchild of Gynelle Leon, an award-winning photographer with a career in forensic science, finance ... More
 
 
 
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Netil Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Westgate Street, E8 | 15 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Next door to Netil House, Netil Market is home to a permanent community of independent businesses operating every day of ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Hackney Downs Railway Station

What are the best dining options near Hackney Downs Railway Station London?
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Pidgin
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
52 Wilton Way, Hackney, E8 | 3 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Pidgin, a Michelin starred modern British restaurant in Hackney, opened in July 2015 as the next step for James Ramsden and Sam Herlihy's Secret Larder supper ... More
 
 
 
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Chick 'n' Sours
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
390 Kingsland Road, E8 | 3 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Could this be the poshest fried chicken restaurant in London? Chick 'n' Sours in Dalston has a short, punchy menu of free-range, herb-fed fried chicken, whimsical ... More
 
 
 
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Oslo
London > Restaurants >
1A-1C Amhurst Road, E8 | 4 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Situated next to Hackney Central Station on Amhurst Road, Oslo is a Nordic inspired music and dining destination with capacity of up to 600 over two ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Hackney Downs Railway Station

Near Hackney Downs Railway Station
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 10 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 28 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway 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
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 30 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway 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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Hackney Downs Railway Station

Hackney Downs Railway Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 8 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
 
 
 
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London Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Martello Road, E8 | 10 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ... More
 
 
 
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 10 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Hackney Downs Railway Station

The best pubs near London Hackney Downs Railway Station.
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The Vincent
London > Nightlife > Pubs
2 Atkins Square, Dalston Lane, E8 | 4 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
After transforming The Sebright Arms on Hackney Road from boarded-up pub into an East End institution, the team have now set their sights on ... More
 
 
 
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Prince George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 7 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
 
 
 
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Pub on the Park
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Martello Street, Hackney, E8 | 10 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Perched overlooking London Fields the Pub on the Park is is one of the finest pubs in the East to spend a summer's day. Outside there's ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Hackney Downs Railway Station

Hackney Downs Railway Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Our/London
London > Nightlife > Bars
Arch 435 & 436, Spurstowe Road, E8 | 2 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Located in two adjoining arches underneath Hackney Downs train station, Our/London is a micro-distillery producing ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney Central
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Amhurst Road, E8 | 4 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Hackney’s freshest venue is a converted railway station with a plush bar / restaurant on the ground floor and a nightclub upstairs. The kitchen serves excellent ... More
 
 
 
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Behind This Wall
London > Nightlife > Bars
Basement, 411 Mare Street, E8 | 6 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Putting a different spin on hipster minimalism, Behind This Wall replaces Edison bulbs and copper touches with white walls and wooden stalls. ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Hackney Downs Railway Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Hackney Downs Railway Station.
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 19 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 32 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 34 minutes from Hackney Downs Railway Station
... More
 
 
 
 

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Pilgrim Supper Club
Pilgrim Supper Club
Foodie Events | Until 22nd October 2017 

103B Dalston Lane 5 minutes walk from Hackney Downs Railway Station

In anticipation of the opening of the new restaurant and sherry bar in 2018, Pilgrim presents a series of supper ...More

 
We Shall Not Be Moved
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

Hackney Empire 6 minutes walk from Hackney Downs Railway Station

A hybrid of hip-hop, spoken word and opera, this is a vital exploration of institutionalised racism directed and choreographed by ...More

Traams
Concerts | On 20th October 2017 

Moth Club 7 minutes walk from Hackney Downs Railway Station

Alternative rock originals are performed by this Chichester-originating threesome....More

Frau Welt
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

Hackney Showroom 10 minutes walk from Hackney Downs Railway Station

Peter Clements and Oliver Dawe's one (wo)man drama fuses drag cabaret with narrative-led storytelling to chart the rise of an ...More

Dracula
Theatre | Until 4th November 2017 

Sutton House 10 minutes walk from Hackney Downs Railway Station

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All The Little Lights
All The Little Lights
Theatre | Until 4th November 2017 

Arcola Theatre 11 minutes walk from Hackney Downs Railway Station

Jane Upton's award-winning All The Little Lights is given its London premiere this autumn with a staging at the Arcola ...More

 
Insignificance
Theatre | Until 18th November 2017 

Arcola Theatre 11 minutes walk from Hackney Downs Railway Station

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Insignificance
Theatre | Until 18th November 2017 

Arcola Theatre 11 minutes walk from Hackney Downs Railway Station

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Ruton Music
Music | On 20th October 2017 

Cafe OTO 11 minutes walk from Hackney Downs Railway Station

A platform for experimental music performers featuring appearances by Mika Taanila, Jussi Lehtisalo, Charles Hayward and Bruce Gilbert....More

Livity Sound
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th October 2017 

The Nest 11 minutes walk from Hackney Downs Railway Station

Innovative and contemporary techno from Kowton,...More

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Smoking Goat
Smoking Goat
Dining 

Opened in 2014, Soho dive bar and dining room Smoking Goat is a popular side ...More

 
Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Dining 

Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and head chef Ali Borer open a second Smoking Goat, in ...More

 
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
Dining 

Shake Shack the modern day 'roadside' burger stand ...More

 
The Watch House
Dining 

A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

The Watch House
Dining 

Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

The Watch House
The Watch House
Dining 

Chancery Lane coffee shop The Watch House becomes, from 5pm each evening, a cosy wine ...More

 
Claw Carnaby
Dining 

Claw Carnaby is the first bricks and mortar site for the seafood specialist....More

The Good Egg
The Good Egg
Dining 

Chefs Joel Braham, Alex Coppard and Oded Mizrachi repeat the success of their much-loved Stoke ...More

 
Bombay Bustle
Bombay Bustle
Dining 

The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...More

 
Picasso
Theatre | From 1st November 

The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

The Playground Theatre
The Playground Theatre
Entertainment 

200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
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No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

MTV Europe Music Awards
Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

British Museum

With no known culture in the world or ...More

 
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Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
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A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
December in London 2017
December in London 2017
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Multi Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton comes to Victoria, Robert Lindsay reprises his role as ...More

 
 
 
 
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