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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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  28% 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 £127  21% 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 £56  37% 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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Throwback Thursdays
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 29th June 2017 - 7pm-1am
Columbia Road, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
Resident DJ Daniel Pozzebon spins old-school hip hop and R&B all night long....More
 
 
 
Now On
Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2017: Chaos Terrain By Ralph Hunter-Menzies
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th Jun 2017 - 9am-11pm
Columbia Road, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
The artist's works involve marks made by erasure using a number of different processes....More
 
 
 
Now On
Chaos Terrain
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th Jun 2017 - 9am-11pm
Columbia Road, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
...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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Tom Phillips: Connected Works
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2017 

Flowers, Kingsland Road 4 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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Michael Wolf: Tokyo Compression, Final Cut
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2017 

Flowers, Kingsland Road 4 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Chaos Terrain
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 6 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2017: Chaos Terrain By Ralph Hunter-Menzies
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 6 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The artist's works involve marks made by erasure using a number of different processes....More

Fried Sugar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th December 2017 

Cargo 6 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The finest resident DJs spin hip hop and R&B each week....More

Blinding
Concerts | On 28th June 2017 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 7 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The North London quartet draw inspiration from early jungle and UK garage for their debut album....More

Karl Bos: Jazz, Beats and Bass
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th June 2017 

Cafe 1001 8 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The DJ is on the decks all night bringing his top jazz and bats sounds to the dancefloor....More

Last Days of Shoreditch Riviera
Last Days of Shoreditch Riviera
Foodie Events | Until 16th September 2017 

288 Old Street 8 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The much-loved Last Days of Shoreditch is back for its seventh year in 2017 with three months of street food, ...More

 
Medusa
Concerts | On 28th June 2017 

Cafe 1001 8 minutes walk from Columbia Road

London-based, punk-rock outfit, fronted by singer-guitarist, Julian Molinero. With support from Hexmaze, Brosephine and Voodoo Rays....More

Junkyard Golf Club
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 10 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 

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Dean & Deluca
Shopping 

Originally opened in 1977, renowned New York deli Dean and DeLuca comes to London in 2017 for its first European site....More

Tatler's English Roses 2017 in association with Michael Kors
Exhibitions | From 30th June 

Saatchi Gallery

Tatler magazine is brought to thrilling life with portraits, behind the scenes video and an interactive disco booth featuring works by the acclaimed photographer David Burton....More

Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Dance | On 10th August 

Southbank Centre

A band of seven men bursting with strong ...More

 
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Dance | From 18th August 

Southbank Centre

Iceland Dance Company presents the UK premiere of ...More

 
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Dance | From 13th August 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Combining limitless energy with acrobatic artistry, this playful and poetic contemporary circus performance takes a ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 9th August 

Greenwich Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 1st August 

Southwark Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
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Zip World London
Sporting Events | From 6th July 

Archbishop's Park

Zip through the skies at up to 50 miles per hour on the fastest zip ...More

 
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Leisure 

Immaculate 10 acre park, once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, is the largest green space on the Southbank....More

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Leisure 

Half-acre farm transforms a strip of wasteland in Waterloo into a garden and a haven for nature....More

Waterloo Food Month
Waterloo Food Month
Foodie Events | From 29th June 

Lower Marsh

Waterloo Food Month gets underway on Thursday 29th June with a street party along Lower ...More

 
Leake Street Pocket Park
Leisure 

An urban oasis of shrubs, perennials, grasses, climbers and trees at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London....More

Lower Marsh Market
Shopping 

Weekday food market. Add arts and crafts stalls on a Saturday....More

Florentine
Florentine
Dining 

Bringing all-day dining to Lambeth, Florentine is ideal for everything from breakfast and brunch through ...More

 
Rockwell Bar and Restaurant
Dining 

Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace offering views over the bronze lions and Nelson's Column....More

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Trafalgar St. James
Hotels 

The Trafalgar Square hotel has a major upgrade in 2017 becoming the Trafalgar St. James, ...More

 
The Green Man
The Green Man
Drinking 

A previously run down neighbourhood pub in Paddington has been preserved by PubLove, adding a ...More

 
Nine Lives
Nine Lives
Drinking 

The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night ...More

 
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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

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