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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London Calendar 2017

Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  35% 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 £47  37% 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 £49  42% 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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Events near Bancroft Road

Near Bancroft Road
On Soon
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 18th November 2017 at 11am-11.50am and 2pm-2.50pm
Bancroft Road, 43 White Horse Road, E1 | 3 minutes from Bancroft Road
Norwich Puppet Theatre present a playful retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's poetic story featuring projected animations and simple materials to create a theatrical experience....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Furry Tails: Theatre of Widdershins
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 24th November 2017 at 10.30am-11.20am and 3.30pm-4.20pm & Saturday 25th November 2017 at 11am-11.50am and 2pm-2.50pm
Bancroft Road, 43 White Horse Road, E1 | 3 minutes from Bancroft Road
A tale featuring puppets, music and props themed around the number three....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Winter Arts Fair
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 2nd December 2017 - 10am-5pm
Bancroft Road, 43 White Horse Road, E1 | 3 minutes from Bancroft Road
...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

What are the best dining options near Bancroft Road London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Bancroft Road

Bancroft Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, Hackney, London E8 | 22 minutes from Bancroft Road
Located under the railway arches beside London Fields in Hackney, the London Fields Brewery opened in 2011 and was inspired by the drought of craft beer ... 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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Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

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

The original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life ...More

 
Seen But Not Heard
Exhibitions | Until 19th November 2017 

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

A display of Rachel Molina's work of intimate photographic portraits and testimonies highlighting children in the transition from primary to ...More

Searching For Ghosts
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

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

Working with the museum and photographer Tom Hunter participants undertook an exploration of some of the housing in East London; ...More

Backyard Comedy Club
Comedy | On 17th November 2017 

Backyard Bar & Kitchen 10 minutes walk from Bancroft Road

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Oxford House Nexus; An exhibition by Sarah-Jane Field, Keith Greenough and John Umney
Exhibitions | Until 29th November 2017 

Oxford House 14 minutes walk from Bancroft Road

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Illuminaughty: November Reign
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th November 2017 

Troxy 15 minutes walk from Bancroft Road

Alpha Portal, Astrix, Ace Ventura, Vertical Mode, Xerox and The Goblin supply trance music at this specially transformed space....More

The Pickle Factory
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th November 2017 

The Pickle Factory 17 minutes walk from Bancroft Road

House and techno courtesy of Tangent founders and revered tastemakers John Gomez and Nick The Record....More

Lorenzo Senni
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th November 2017 

Oval Space 17 minutes walk from Bancroft Road

The Milan-based artist spins his fresh take on old skool trance. With dark techno from Lory D Lanark, plus Artefax, ...More

Vitalic Live
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th November 2017 

Oval Space 17 minutes walk from Bancroft Road

French electronica pioneer....More

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Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea ...More

 
Londrino
Londrino
Dining 

Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
Indian Accent
Indian Accent
Dining 

The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
Camden Town Brewery, Enfield
Business 

In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
Dining 

An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
Veeno St Paul's
Veeno St Paul's
Drinking 

Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Drinking 

Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
Dining 

Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | From 24th January 

The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

Beginning
Beginning
Theatre | From 15th January 

Ambassadors Theatre

A new play by David Eldridge, Beginning invites the audience to be a fly on ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Dining 

Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Comedy | From 11th December 

Soho Theatre

Lastminute.com Best Newcomer nominee 2016, Jayde Adams is back with a new show and it's ...More

 
Elbow
Elbow
Concerts | On 7th March 

The O2 Arena

The Guy Garvey fronted four-piece from Bury who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2008 ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | From 4th January 

JuJu's Bar and Stage

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. ...More

 
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Foodie Events | On 21st November 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant

This November, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant presents its ...More

 
Bompas & Parr: Curses!
Bompas & Parr: Curses!
Exhibitions | From 18th November 

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

The latest installation from Bompas & Parr, Curses! casts a shadowy light on the heritage ...More

 
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
Theatre | On 31st December 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Since finding a permanent home at the Bloomsbury ...More

 
Guilty Pleasures: NYE Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

KOKO

Having been their home for the past ten years, Guilty Pleasures presents its first ever New Year's Eve celebration at KOKO. One of the UK's biggest pop club ...More

La Soiree
La Soiree
Theatre | From 24th November 

Aldwych Theatre

The Olivier Award-winning La Soiree cabaret switches its spiegeltent for the West End this winter, ...More

 
January in London 2018
January in London 2018
Article 

Mary Stuart transfers to the West End where The Birthday Party gets an all-star ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
Article 

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Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
Article 

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

 
 
 
 
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