Bancroft Road  

 
 
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Bancroft Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Bancroft Road in Tower Hamlets. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Bancroft Road is Stepney Green Tube Station which is about 4 minutes to the South West.

Bancroft Road is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Mile End Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
23 minutes walk
 
Arch Car Parking
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. 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.

 
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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  21% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 13 minutes from Bancroft Road
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  38% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 17 minutes from Bancroft Road
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £46  38% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 18 minutes from Bancroft Road
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Owl And The Pussycat
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th to 19th and 21st & 22nd May 2018 - Various Times
Bancroft Road, 43 White Horse Road, E1 | 3 minutes from Bancroft Road
Theatre, Children's Theatre....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Bancroft Road

Near Bancroft Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Half Moon Young People's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Bancroft Road
An excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse Board ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Genesis Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-95 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Bancroft Road
Originally the Paragon Music Hall, built in 1885, Genesis Cinema is east London's oldest cinema. Located between Whitechapel and Stepney Green tube stations, the independent cinema ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 10 minutes from Bancroft Road
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 Bancroft Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bancroft Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 10 minutes from Bancroft Road
The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
London > Attractions >
The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 12 minutes from Bancroft Road
What was once one of the seven large Victorian burial sites in London is now a wonderfully if slightly spooky green space. Opened in 1841 Tower Hamlets ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 12 minutes from Bancroft Road
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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Shopping near Bancroft Road

The best shops and markets near Bancroft Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 8 minutes from Bancroft Road
If you ever venture along Mile End Road towards Stepney Green, take a gander down Assembly Passage (opposite Blockbuster) and you'll come across this shining gem ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roman Road Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 14 minutes from Bancroft Road
Roman Road Market is situated on the oldest known trade route in Britain, the road to Colchester famously taken by Boudicea on her way to burn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King & Queen of Bethnal Green
London > Shopping > Clothing
41 Temple Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 16 minutes from Bancroft Road
When one reader, Barbara Buchanan, came across this gorgeous vintage and fashion boutique she wanted to pass on the shopping tip. "I have used your recommendations ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Bancroft Road

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Palmers Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
238 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Bancroft Road
Palmers Restaurant is a family run gourmet restaurant creating great modern British grub in an unlikely location. Run by talented Czech father and sons, Palmers is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Starbucks, Mile End
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
389 Mile End Road, E3 | 7 minutes from Bancroft Road
It's no secret that Starbucks offers free, fast WiFi at most of its cafes but the Mile End branch feels as though ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Bancroft Road
... More
 
 
 
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Education near Bancroft Road

Near Bancroft Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Bancroft Road
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
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 25 minutes from Bancroft Road
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
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 30 minutes from Bancroft Road
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 Bancroft Road

Bancroft Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 11 minutes from Bancroft Road
One of London's best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The city's first public park, it was opened in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Bancroft Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Bancroft Road
Bethnal Green's former Turkish baths have been refurbished and turned into a spa complete with aroma steam rooms and a plunge pool. Spa LONDON is run ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Bancroft Road

The best pubs near London Bancroft Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Bancroft Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Bancroft Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Morgan Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
43 Morgan Street, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 9 minutes from Bancroft Road
Yet another conversion of a grimy and atmospheric East end boozer into a gastropub, but in this case it's been done so well that it's hard ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Bancroft Road

Bancroft Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Star Of Bethnal Green
London > Nightlife > Bars
359 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 16 minutes from Bancroft Road
Opened in 2008, The Star of Bethnal Green has been a landmark of the London pub scene for a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 17 minutes from Bancroft Road
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 22 minutes from Bancroft Road
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Bancroft Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bancroft Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 16 minutes from Bancroft Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 25 minutes from Bancroft Road
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 | 26 minutes from Bancroft Road
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
 
 
 
 
 

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Dream On
Dream On
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

V & A Museum of Childhood 10 minutes walk from Bancroft Road

The V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the ...More

 
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Exhibitions | Until 20th May 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 10 minutes walk from Bancroft Road

Photographic portraits exploring sibling relationships and how they affect our sense of identity. The result is "a wide-ranging - and ...More

 
Prosecco Springs
Prosecco Springs
Foodie Events | Until 29th April 2018 

Oval Space 17 minutes walk from Bancroft Road

London already has festivals dedicated to wine, beer and coffee and now it's the turn of prosecco with Prosecco Springs. ...More

 

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The Jones Family Kitchen
The Jones Family Kitchen
Dining 

The Jones Family Kitchen, in Eccleston Yards, is an all day restaurant on an historical ...More

 
Alpes
Alpes
Dining 

Above the main entrance of Pop Brixton, Alpes is the first permanent site from street ...More

 
Faber Fox
Faber Fox
Drinking 

On a prime spot in Crystal Palace at the top of Westow Hill, the Faber ...More

 
temper Covent Garden
temper Covent Garden
Dining 

With this third branch of temper, in Covent Garden, Neil Rankin has further cemented his ...More

 
Sin Gusano
Sin Gusano
Foodie Events | From 3rd May 

Curio Cabal

Taking over popular Haggerston cafe and bar space Curio Cabal, on Thursday to Saturday evenings, ...More

 
Curio Cabal
Drinking 

Opened in the summer of 2013 Curio Cabal in Haggerston is supported by its brother company, Creative Blocks, a co-working / studio space based in the same building....More

Andina Picanteria
Andina Picanteria
Dining 

Martin Morales's 40 cover Andina Picanteria is an ode to the Peruvian picanterias, the family-run, ...More

 
Andina Panaderia
Andina Panaderia
Shopping 

Pioneer of Peruvian cooking Martin Morales is behind this Peruvian bakery and the forty cover ...More

 
Home, I'm Darling
Home, I'm Darling
Theatre | From 24th July 

National Theatre: Dorfman

Katherine Parkinson (whose role as Jen in the IT Crowd "brought her something close to ...More

 
An Octoroon
An Octoroon
Theatre | From 7th June 

National Theatre: Dorfman

In 1859, white Irish playwright Dion Boucicault writes a hit play about America. Today, a ...More

 
Cora Pearl
Cora Pearl
Dining 

With double-height windows opening onto the 'Actors' Church', this Covent Garden restaurant from the team ...More

 
Scarlett Green
Scarlett Green
Dining 

Bondi meets Soho at this Antipodean-inspired restaurant from the Daisy Green Collection, serving bottomless brunch ...More

 
Fayre Share
Fayre Share
Dining 

Classic British dishes like roasted beer chicken and Arctic roll with jelly are on the ...More

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
Article 

In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
Foodie Events | From 3rd May 

The Queen Of Hoxton

The Queen of Hoxton has been given a makeover once again, transforming into The Lost Vegas Rooftop just in time for summer. One of east London's most popular ...More

Cafe de Paris: Royal Wedding Show
Cafe de Paris: Royal Wedding Show
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th May 

Cafe de Paris

Not one the 2,640 members of the public ...More

 
Portobello Live!
Portobello Live!
Concerts | From 6th May 

Portobello Live! Various Venues

Now an established fixture in the festival calendar, Portobello Live! returns on Sunday and Monday ...More

 
Building The Wall
Building The Wall
Theatre | From 2nd May 

Park Theatre

Jez Bond directs the UK premiere staging of Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan's gripping political ...More

 
Midsummer Terrace at Mondrian London
Midsummer Terrace at Mondrian London
Seasonal | From 2nd May 

Mondrian London

Popping-up at Mondrian London this summer, the floral ...More

 
Best Summer Terraces in London
Best Summer Terraces in London
Article 

Picture perfect petals and gorgeous floral blooms make ...More

 
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
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They're the most stylish places to stay in ...More

 
November in London 2018
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment ...More

 
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment at the Royal Albert Hall and Gainsborough's Family Album opens at the National Portrait Gallery, it's all in London in ...More

Best Immersive Experiences in London
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At the best immersive experiences in London the ...More

 
Dorsett City
Dorsett City
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Next to Aldgate tube, Dorsett City is an Asian owned four star hotel with ...More

 
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
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