Aldgate

 
 
ADDRESS
Aldgate, City, London EC3N 
 

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  • Visitor Information

Welcome to our guide for the area around Aldgate in City and County of the City of London. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Aldgate is Aldgate Tube Station which is about 2 minutes to the North East.

Aldgate is in the London area of City.

 

LondonTown.com - Aldgate Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Tower Hill Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
9 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Aldgate on LondonTown.com

 
Christmas Shopping: Traditional Toys

Queens 111b Commercial Street, Spitalfields Market, E1 6BG Kitsch, colourful, cute and cuddly, this glitzy gift grotto in Spitalfields is irresistible. Wander around its magical...

 
 
Free London Galleries

Whitechapel Gallery 80 Whitechapel High Street, E1 7QX Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built...

 
 
London Markets

Petticoat Lane Market Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, E1 7HT Petticoat Lane is London's world-famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and...

 
 
World Cup 2010: Where to watch it in London

World Cup at Vibe Bar The Vibe Bar, E1 6QL 11th June - 11th July 2010 The Old Truman Brewery's Vibe Bar will be...

 
 
June 2010

Spitalfields Music Summer Festival Christ Church Spitalfields, E1 6LY 11th - 26th June 2010 Hawksmoor's glorious Christ Church in Spitalfields and an array of other local...

 
 
London Calendar 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Aldgate

Near Aldgate
Hotel Indigo London Tower Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  31% off
142 Minories, EC3N | 2 minutes from Aldgate
Located in London's historic and financial heart. A 5-minute stroll takes you to the Tower of London and 10 minutes to Liverpool Street rail station, while ... More
 
 
 
Chamberlain Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £93  31% off
130-135 Minories, EC3N | 2 minutes from Aldgate
Set in the heart of the City of London, The Chamberlain is the flagship of Fuller's Hotels.The City of London is the oldest part of the ... More
 
 
 
Grange City Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £89  27% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 3 minutes from Aldgate
The Grange City Hotel is a 5 star hotel that's luxury is matched by the superb panoramic views over the city of London. A stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Aldgate

Near Aldgate
Today Only
Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 6 minutes from Aldgate
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
 
 
 
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 | 11 minutes from Aldgate
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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Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2014
Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge, SE1 | 13 minutes from Aldgate
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its spectacular ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Aldgate

Near Aldgate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 7 minutes from Aldgate
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from Aldgate
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from Aldgate
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Aldgate

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Aldgate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Aldgate
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Aldgate
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it was ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Heron Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes from Aldgate
When it was completed in March 2011 Heron Tower was the tallest building in the City of London, a title soon snatched from it by the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Aldgate

The best shops and markets near Aldgate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Aldgate
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leadenhall Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Aldgate
Leadenhall Market is a restored Victorian covered market that sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. Although there has been a forum (market place) on where ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cheese at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
4-5 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Aldgate
Dedicated fromageries are rare in London, but with around 100 different British and continental cheeses on offer, they don't come much more dedicated than Cheese at ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Aldgate

What are the best dining options near Aldgate London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
85 Aldgate High Street, City, London EC3N | 1 minute from Aldgate
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saffron Red
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
78-79 Leadenhall Street, EC3A | 1 minute from Aldgate
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
88 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3A | 1 minute from Aldgate
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Aldgate

Near Aldgate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes from Aldgate
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 18 minutes from Aldgate
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
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 19 minutes from Aldgate
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Aldgate

Aldgate gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Aldgate
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Aldgate
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from Aldgate
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Aldgate

The best pubs near London Aldgate.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Aldgate
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, EC2M | 10 minutes from Aldgate
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 12 minutes from Aldgate
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Aldgate

Aldgate clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Aldgate
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Catch Champagne Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Aldgate
Great for a late night drink if you're staying at Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel, and a glamorous destination bar if you're not, Catch Champagne Bar and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch House
London > Nightlife > Bars
Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Aldgate
In a former tea warehouse in the part of town where the City meets the East End you'll find another off-shoot from Soho House founder Nick ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Aldgate

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Aldgate.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 3 minutes from Aldgate
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Aldgate
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 6 minutes from Aldgate
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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Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 22nd September 2014 

Tower Of London 6 minutes walk from Aldgate

With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of ...More

 
Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red
Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2014 

Tower Of London 6 minutes walk from Aldgate

888,246 ceramic poppies, each representing a British and Colonial military fatality during the First World War, fill the dry moat ...More

 
Comedy Bin
Comedy | On 22nd September 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 9 minutes walk from Aldgate

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter....More

Kings Cross Hot Club
Concerts | On 22nd September 2014 

Wilton's Music Hall 9 minutes walk from Aldgate

The eight-piece band from London performs its Gypsy-jazz, swing and bolero material....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 10 minutes walk from Aldgate

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

 
Three Night Markets Art Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 16th October 2014 

City Hall 11 minutes walk from Aldgate

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Jane Goodall: Day Of Peace
Kids Events | On 22nd September 2014 

The Scoop at More London 11 minutes walk from Aldgate

An event with the founder of The Jane Goodall Institute....More

The Scoop at More London Free Festival
The Scoop at More London Free Festival
Theatre | Until 26th September 2014 

The Scoop at More London 11 minutes walk from Aldgate

The Scoop at More London, next to City Hall, is a huge open air amphitheatre next to the Thames, making ...More

 
51 Female DJ's
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th September 2014 

The Big Chill Bar 11 minutes walk from Aldgate

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Open Mic Nights
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th November 2014 

The Vibe Bar 11 minutes walk from Aldgate

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