Carlton Square  

 
 
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Carlton Square, Tower Hamlets, London E1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Carlton Square is Stepney Green Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South West.

Carlton Square is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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What to do in London throughout 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  40% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 12 minutes from Carlton Square
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 £49  32% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 16 minutes from Carlton Square
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 £47  32% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 17 minutes from Carlton Square
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 Carlton Square

Near Carlton Square
Butterflies
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 22nd September 2017 at 10.30am-11.10am and 1.30pm-2.10pm & Saturday 23rd September 2017 at 11am-11.40am and 2pm-2.40pm
Carlton Square, 43 White Horse Road, E1 | 2 minutes from Carlton Square
Theatre, Children's Theatre....More
 
 
 
Three
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 29th September 2017 at 10.30am-11.20am and 1.30pm-2.20pm & Saturday 30th September 2017 at 11am-11.50am and 2pm-2.50pm
Carlton Square, 43 White Horse Road, E1 | 2 minutes from Carlton Square
...More
 
 
 
What Once Was Ours
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th & 6th and 9th to 11th Oct 2017 - Various Times
Carlton Square, 43 White Horse Road, E1 | 2 minutes from Carlton Square
Theatre, Children's Theatre....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Carlton Square

Near Carlton Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Half Moon Young People's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from Carlton Square
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 | 5 minutes from Carlton Square
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 | 9 minutes from Carlton Square
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 Carlton Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Carlton Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 9 minutes from Carlton Square
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
Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Carlton Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
London > Attractions >
The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 13 minutes from Carlton Square
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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Carlton Square

The best shops and markets near Carlton Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Carlton Square
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 | 15 minutes from Carlton Square
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 | 15 minutes from Carlton Square
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 Carlton Square

What are the best dining options near Carlton Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foxcroft & Ginger, Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
69-89 Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Carlton Square
With their Soho branch now successfully established, Foxcroft & Ginger have brought their sourdough pizzas and homemade cakes to Whitechapel. Situated on Mile End Road, between ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Carlton Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Carlton Square
... More
 
 
 
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Education near Carlton Square

Near Carlton Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Carlton Square
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 | 24 minutes from Carlton Square
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 | 29 minutes from Carlton Square
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 Carlton Square

Carlton Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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 Carlton Square
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 Carlton Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 12 minutes from Carlton Square
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Carlton Square

The best pubs near London Carlton Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Carlton Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Carlton Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
110 Grove Road, Bow, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 11 minutes from Carlton Square
The award-winning Yummy Pub Co has expanded recently with their latest London venture of transforming The Victoria in Mile End into a trendy gastropub. Formerly a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Carlton Square

Carlton Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 16 minutes from Carlton Square
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 22 minutes from Carlton Square
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
PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 22 minutes from Carlton Square
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 Carlton Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Carlton Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 16 minutes from Carlton Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 23 minutes from Carlton Square
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 | 25 minutes from Carlton Square
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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70 years of...
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2017 

Four Corners 7 minutes walk from Carlton Square

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Tom Burr: Stages
Exhibitions | Until 23rd July 2017 

Maureen Paley 8 minutes walk from Carlton Square

Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More

Searching For Ghosts
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 9 minutes walk from Carlton Square

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

Seen But Not Heard
Exhibitions | Until 19th November 2017 

V & A Museum of Childhood 9 minutes walk from Carlton Square

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

Refugee Week Event
Concerts | On 24th June 2017 

V & A Museum of Childhood 9 minutes walk from Carlton Square

Music from Woven Gold Choir, The Shanty Choir and Praxis, please a programme of refugee-related films....More

The Greatest Spectacle of Lucha Libre
The Greatest Spectacle of Lucha Libre
Sporting Events | Until 24th June 2017 

York Hall Leisure Centre 11 minutes walk from Carlton Square

The grand spectacle of Mexican Lucha Libre makes American wrestling look as dramatic as a rained-out cricket match. The masked ...More

 
Luke Willis Thompson in conversation with Polly Staple
Exhibitions | On 24th June 2017 

Chisenhale Gallery 15 minutes walk from Carlton Square

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Butter Side Up x Louche
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th June 2017 

The Pickle Factory 16 minutes walk from Carlton Square

Minimal, house and acid from a special, secret headlining guest. Plus support from Hamish Cole and Josh Tweek....More

The Remains Of Tom Lehrer (Performed By Adam Kay)
Theatre | Until 24th June 2017 

Wilton's Music Hall 25 minutes walk from Carlton Square

From pigeon poisoning to masochistic tangoing via the periodic table, Tom Lehrer's satirical songs are revisited and reimagined by award-winning ...More

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VQ Aldgate
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Famous for staying open 24 hours VQ is a great spot, day or night, for ...More

 
Shikumen Aldgate
Dining 

Shikumen at Dorsett City follows in the footsteps of its flagship restaurant at Dorsett Shepherds Bush, which has received Bib Gourmand from the Michelin guide inspectors....More

The Ivy Tower Bridge
The Ivy Tower Bridge
Dining 

Part of the Ivy's brasserie style restaurants, this one has a rather good riverside location ...More

 
Tom Simmons
Tom Simmons
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Tom Simmons, a former star of MasterChef: The Professionals, dishes up cockle popcorn, laverbread mayonnaise ...More

 
Rola Wala
Rola Wala
Dining 

After the success of Street Feast residencies Rola Wala serves up authentic, healthy, every day ...More

 
Tibits Bankside
Dining 

Displaying over vegetarian 40 dishes, tibits retains its showcase centrepiece at its second London restaurant....More

The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
Dining 

The Oystermen, aka Matt Lovell and Rob Hampton, ...More

 
Duddell's
Duddell's
Dining 

A sibling to Duddell's in Hong Kong, akin to walking into the home of a ...More

 
Gabeto
Gabeto
Dining 

Modern brasserie in Camden Market with Lee Andrews, formerly of Chiltern Firehouse, as head chef ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
Seasonal | From 2nd July 

JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

Venus In Fur
Venus In Fur
Theatre | From 6th October 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

David Ives' hit Broadway show Venus in Fur opens in the West End this August, ...More

 
The Majority
The Majority
Theatre | From 11th August 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Writer and performer Rob Drummond follows on from his acclaimed production Bullet Catch with another ...More

 
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The Revolution will be Photocopied
The Revolution will be Photocopied
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Bishopsgate Institute

Create your own protest publication in a zine-making ...More

 
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | From 15th July 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, ...More

 
The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | From 14th July 

Museum of London

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even ...More

 
Art Night London 2017
Art Night London 2017
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Whitechapel Gallery

Stay up all night on Saturday 1st July for Art Night, a night of free ...More

 
Eid Festival 2017
Eid Festival 2017
Exhibitions | On 2nd July 

Trafalgar Square

Where Christians have Christmas, Muslims have Eid - which gives you an idea of how ...More

 
Barnes Film Festival
Film Events | From 29th September 

Various Venues London

The Barnes Film Festival returns for a second year in 2017, offering an alternative to the central London film festivals dominating the scene. The festival brings together the great and good of south west London's ...More

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