Columbia Road  

 
 
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Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Columbia 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 Columbia Road is Cambridge Heath Railway Station which is about 8 minutes to the North East.

Columbia Road is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  40% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  30% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 10 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  38% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 11 minutes from Columbia 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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
On Soon
Spinning Chopsticks Workshop
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 24th and 26th to 28th Oct 2017 - Various Times
Columbia Road, 1 Goldsmiths Row, E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Bird On The Wire Presents: Fake Laugh
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 25th October 2017 - 8pm
Columbia Road, 31-35 Coate Street, E2 | 5 minutes from Columbia Road
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Deep Trash
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 21st October 2017 - 8pm-2am
Columbia Road, 44-46 Pollard Row, E2 | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 7 minutes from Columbia Road
Oval Space is a multi-use arts and events space with 6,000 square feet of space in Bethnal Green in East London with stunning views over the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
High-end audio brand Sonos opens the Sonos Studio London, their new permanent cultural space, in late 2015. Building on their space in LA, which has been ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Columbia Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
StART Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
150 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
Art gallery on Columbia Road. You can also pick up a cup of coffee here from 9am till 3pm each Sunday so you can enjoy a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Seamus Ryan Sunday Shoots
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
Like most things on and around Columbia Road, Seamus Ryan's studio is only open on Sundays. The rest of the time Seamus works on high end ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
This inner city site next to Haggerston Park was used as a farm as far back as the early 1800s when fresh produce was grown here ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Columbia Road

The best shops and markets near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
WAWA
London > Shopping > House and Garden
3 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
WAWA came about when, in 1998, Richard Ward extended his furniture workshop to include rugs by Lucy Wassell. Now you'll find a whole range of funky ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Columbia Road Flower Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
Lined with chic boutiques, every Sunday this historic street fills with a bright patchwork of hundreds of flower stalls. Columbia Road is the capital's most colourful ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
One Four Six
London > Shopping > Clothing
146 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
From a Confined[ ]Space, Hiro + Wolf and From Afar Crafts have joined forces to curate this sustainable design boutique at 146 Columbia Road. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Columbia Road

What are the best dining options near Columbia Road London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stingray Globe Cafe
London > Restaurants >
109 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | On Columbia Road
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Marksman
London > Restaurants >
254 Hackney Road, E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
Revamped in 2015, the Marksman is a proper east London pub that combines quality dining with boozing. The bar, stocked with local beers such as the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jones Dairy Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
23 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
A century ago this was a working Welsh dairy, but for some decades now it has been a chirpy cafe attached to an excellent cheese shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 7 minutes from Columbia 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 | 13 minutes from Columbia Road
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
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 16 minutes from Columbia 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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Columbia Road

Columbia Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 12 minutes from Columbia Road
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 12 minutes from Columbia 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 | 12 minutes from Columbia 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 Columbia Road

The best pubs near London Columbia Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
32 Horatio Street, E2 | 2 minutes from Columbia Road
At risk of being converted into a block of flats when it closed, east London boozer Nelsons Head was saved by its beloved locals in 2016, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sebright Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31-35 Coate Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from Columbia Road
Located in Bethnal Green, The Sebright Arms in a good honest pub with a history in hosting entertainment (particularly live music and comedy) brought to you ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Columbia Road

Columbia Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Columbia Road
A wine bar which began as a pop-up hosting wine nights in a former bank vault in Shoreditch, Sager + Wilde is run by husband and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
TT Liquor
London > Nightlife > Bars
17B Kingsland Road, E2 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
Three floors dedicated to cocktails and a specialist liquor store, TT Liquor in Shoredtich converts a 19th century police station (complete with historic jail cells, still ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alcotraz: Prison Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
212 Brick Lane, E1 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
We can think of worse places to serve time. Alcotraz is a cocktail bar inspired by America's most infamous prison , popping up behind ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Columbia Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Columbia Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 12 minutes from Columbia Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 15 minutes from Columbia 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
 
 
 
 

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Deep Trash
Exhibitions | On 21st October 2017 

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club 6 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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Oktoberfest East
Oktoberfest East
Foodie Events | Until 21st October 2017 

Oval Space 7 minutes walk from Columbia Road

THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED.Bringing the best traditional aspects of the famous Bavarian beer festival, Oktoberfest East is the ...More

 
Screenprinting Workshop
Exhibitions | On 21st October 2017 

Geffrye Museum 7 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More

B4
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

The Basing House 9 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Jadele, Ben Murphy, DAF (UK), Laura Harvey and Alecia Hanna will be supplying the dance music....More

Moxie Presents On Loop
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

The Pickle Factory 9 minutes walk from Columbia Road

House and techno courtesy of Moxie and Honey Soundsystem....More

Art Out Of Revolution: A 1917 Centenary Night Out
Theatre | On 21st October 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 9 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Celebrate the art of revolution with film, music, comedy, poetry and literature. Artists involved include Tim Sanders, Calum Baird, Eleanor ...More

Akademi: Viplav
Dance | On 21st October 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 9 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Shalini Shivashankar, Daniella Zak Varghese, Pallavi Anand, Anekha Pillai and Rani Shenoy present a Ganesha sthuthi followed by dances in ...More

Akademi
Dance | On 21st October 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 9 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Akademi presents Bharatanatyam and Mohiniattam, a rarely seen dance style from Kerala, in an evening exploring the moments of revolution ...More

Jazz Plus Presents: Feelgood Experiment
Concerts | On 21st October 2017 

The Macbeth 10 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Live music from the band that were named winners of the 2016 Jazz Festival. Feelgood Experiment combine a love of ...More

Switched
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th December 2017 

Cargo 11 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Daniel Pozzebon, Wade and Miguel Cruz supply R&B sounds....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

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Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

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Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

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Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

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Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

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Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

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