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.

 

LondonTown.com - Columbia Road Location Map

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Columbia Road on LondonTown.com

 
Perfect Presents

Ryantown 126 Columbia Road, E2 7RG Rob Ryan, the man Paul Smith describes as "a realistic romantic", makes beautiful paper cut designs and screen prints that are...

 
 
Petal Power

Columbia Road Flower Market Columbia Road, Hackney, E2 7RG If your Valentine is more of a country bumpkin than a city slicker, you'll just love the straight-from-the-garden feel...

 
 
Christmas Shopping: Traditional Toys

Bob & Blossom 140 Columbia Road, E2 7RG Usually this shop is only open on a Sunday, when the flower market is in full sway,...

 
 
London Christmas Markets & Fairs

Columbia Road Christmas Shopping Evenings Columbia Road Flower Market, E2 7RG 30th November 2011 - 21st December 2011 The independent shops along the charming cobbled streets of Columbia...

 
 
London Markets

Columbia Road Flower Market Columbia Road, Hackney, E2 7RG Lined with chic boutiques, every Sunday this historic street fills with a bright patchwork of hundreds of flower...

 
 
What's on in London 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  21% 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  41% 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
 
 
 
The RE London Shoreditch Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  37% off
419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 10 minutes from Columbia Road
This hotel is modern, clean and very convenient if you want to explore the sights and bright lights of trendy Shoreditch. Although close to the City, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ends Today
Night Tales Street Food Market
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 7th November to 19th December 2014
Red Market, 288-299 Old Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Columbia Road
This winter, the team behind Dalston Roof Park, Background Bars & Bootstrap Company, move their popular Night Tales pop up to Shoreditch for a six week ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Live Indie Pop Night
London > Events > Music  Dates: Friday 19th December 2014
Charlie Wrights International Bar, 45 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, N1 | 8 minutes from Columbia Road
A showcase event for new artists and bands....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 10 minutes from Columbia Road
See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 sculptures created out of more than ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aubin Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
64-66 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
Housed in the Aubin & Wills concept store, the Aubin Cinema is a intimate 47-seat theatre with velvet chairs and sofas, plumped up with Aubin & ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
Ryantown
London > Shopping > Art and Design
126 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Robert Ryan makes beautiful paper cut designs and screen prints that are exquisite, sentimental and poignant. These delicate designs, adorned with words - sometimes romantic, sometimes ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Columbia Road

What are the best dining options near Columbia Road London?
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
Laxeiro
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
93 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Superior rough-and-ready Spanish restaurant that is always packed. Laxeiro is a tiny place with a hectic pace, especially on the weekends - and Sundays in particular ... 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... 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, 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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Callooh Callay
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Rivington Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from Columbia Road
Often regarded as one of Shoreditch's best cocktail bars, Callooh Callay is a popular venue with an ambitious, regularly changing cocktail menu. Examples include the Electric ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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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Julie Cockburn: Waiting Room
Exhibitions | Until 10th January 2015 

Flowers, Kingsland Road 4 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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Carol Robertson: Circular Stories
Exhibitions | Until 10th January 2015 

Flowers, Kingsland Road 4 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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An Air London Xmas
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th December 2014 

The Basing House 4 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Andre Galluzzi, Anthea, Bloody Mary, Jordan Peak, Sam Russo, One-800 and Simon Morell spin techno and house....More

Christmas Past
Christmas Past
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Geffrye Museum 5 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Each year the Geffrye Museum celebrates Christmas with a look at the way Christmas traditions have evolved over years at ...More

 
Essex Road
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2015 

Tintype 5 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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Attab Haddad Quintet
Concerts | On 19th December 2014 

Rich Mix Centre 6 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The composer and oud player leads his outfit in performing a fusion of flamenco, jazz, Middle Eastern and contemporary sounds....More

Young Motherhood Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 30th December 2014 

Rich Mix Centre 6 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Jendella Benson's myth and stereotype-busting multimedia exhibition based on interviews with young mothers and their children from around Britain....More

Nigel & Louise's Basement Grotto
Kids Events | Until 24th December 2014 

Shoreditch Town Hall 6 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Meet Santa through a fictional portal....More

Nigel & Louise's Basement Grotto: Late Nights
Kids Events | Until 20th December 2014 

Shoreditch Town Hall 6 minutes walk from Columbia Road

A grown-up version of the fictional portal to Santa....More

Circus 83
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th December 2014 

Cargo 6 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Old school funk, soul, hip-hop and commercial dance supplied by resident DJ Depozz....More

 

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The Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show
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Exhibitions | 13th February 2015 - 15th February 2015 

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It's a case of two wheels are better than four at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show, the biggest ...More

 
Temple
Theatre | 21st May 2015 - 25th July 2015 

The Donmar Warehouse

Steve Waters' new play, Temple, takes audiences to the heart of 2011's Occupy London crisis at St Paul's Cathedral. The ...More

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Theatre | 9th April 2015 - 31st May 2015 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Les Enfants Terribles present an immersive, theatrical adaptation, of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in the Vaults deep underneath Waterloo ...More

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Opens 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
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Serving up an unusual selection of burgers - filled with fried egg and peanut butter, or Nik Naks and pastrami ...More

 
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The third restaurant from the team behind Dishoom, the Bombay cafes in Shoreditch and Covent Garden, is also their largest ...More

 
 
 
 
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