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 Old Street Station which is about 12 minutes to the South West.

Columbia Road is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Find out the best London 2018 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2018 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  32% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 5 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 £131  24% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 6 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  35% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
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It's Like A Jungle Sometimes
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 19th October 2017 to 30th August 2018 - 6pm-1am
Columbia Road, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
R&B, hip hop and club classics from resident DJ Daniel Pozzebon....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Wicked Mondays
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 8th January to 24th September 2018 - 5pm-1am
Columbia Road, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
The resident DJs spin a range of commercial R&B and hip hop....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Urban Food Fest
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: 24th March to 6th October 2018
Columbia Road, 163-175 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
The Urban Food Fest returns, running every Saturday from midday to midnight at the Euro Car Parks in Shoreditch. The market invites a revolving line-up of ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 5 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 | 6 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rich Mix Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E16LA | 6 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 interests with ... 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 | 3 minutes 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 | 3 minutes 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
Limoncello
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
340-344 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E8 | 4 minutes from Columbia Road
This cutting edge contemporary art gallery is run by director Rebecca May Marston, a graduate of the RCA's curating course who first took on the Hoxton ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Columbia Road

The best shops and markets near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Angela Flanders
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
96 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2 minutes from Columbia Road
Established in 1985 Angela Flanders works with natural ingredients to create her perfumes and offers bespoke perfumes and consultation service for clients upon request. Her products ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Treacle
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
110-112 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Just like its name, this unique establishment sandwiched in the middle of Columbia Road flower market is sweet, sticky and finger-licking good. Full of traditional, essentially ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Supernice
London > Shopping > Art and Design
106 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Supernice founder Louise Sandor specialises in super cool design ideas for your home. As a wholesale distributor of niche interior and gift brands you'll find labels ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Columbia Road

What are the best dining options near Columbia Road London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Morito Hackney
London > Restaurants >
195 Hackney Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Sam & Sam Clark, the husband and wife team who famously opened Moro on Exmouth Market in 1997, expand ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brawn
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
49 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
After the success of Terroirs Wine Bar in Covent Garden, the owners behind it have tried their luck with a second venture, this time in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jones Dairy Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
23 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes 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 | 2 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 | 9 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
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 17 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
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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 | 9 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
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 16 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
 
 
 
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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 | 3 minutes 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 | 4 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 Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from Columbia Road
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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 | 3 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 | 4 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
Bar Kick
London > Nightlife > Bars
127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Columbia Road
Fashionable Shoreditch drinkers from all around the globe are attracted to this cellar bar by its rickety old furniture, interesting imported beers, and a pricy, but ... 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 | 6 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
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 12 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Columbia Road
... More
 
 
 
 

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Urban Food Fest
Urban Food Fest
Shopping | Until 6th October 2018 

Euro Car Parks 6 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The Urban Food Fest returns, running every Saturday from midday to midnight at the Euro Car Parks in Shoreditch. The ...More

 
Dream On
Dream On
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

V & A Museum of Childhood 15 minutes walk from Columbia 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 15 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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

 
Mark Dion: Theatre Of The Natural World
Exhibitions | Until 13th May 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 17 minutes walk from Columbia Road

A sequence of installations created between 2000 and the present representing a host of environments travelled through by the American ...More

Yto Barrada
Exhibitions | Until 20th May 2018 

Barbican Centre 21 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The Moroccan artist explores the different strategies of resistance we employ to deal with everything from the mundanities of everyday ...More

Another Kind Of Life: Photography On The Margins
Another Kind Of Life: Photography On The Margins
Exhibitions | Until 27th May 2018 

Barbican Centre 21 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Part of 2018 season The Art of Change, Another Kind of Life at the Barbican explores how photographers and artists ...More

 
The Encounter
The Encounter
Theatre | Until 5th May 2018 

Barbican Centre 21 minutes walk from Columbia Road

First performed here at the Barbican in 2016 and following a hit Broadway run and international tour, The Encounter, by ...More

 

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