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 11 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
 
11 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  38% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 4 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  34% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 4 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  38% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 7 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 | 4 minutes from Columbia Road
R&B, hip hop and club classics from resident DJ Daniel Pozzebon....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Wicked Mondays
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 8th January to 24th September 2018 - 5pm-1am
Columbia Road, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 4 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 | 5 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
Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Columbia Road
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 4 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 | 5 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
Limoncello
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
340-344 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E8 | 3 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Columbia Road
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed by ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Iniva
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Columbia Road
Opened on 5th October 2007, this Rivington Place art gallery is a £8m public building dedicated to culturally diverse visual arts. It's a joint venture between ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Columbia Road

The best shops and markets near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leila's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from Columbia Road
Leila's on Arnold Circus is a legendary coffee spot where they serve Monmouth coffee in an eccentric cafe setting that feels like you're in your own ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Boxpark
London > Shopping >
Boxpark, Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
A quirky alternative to your standard high street store, the Boxpark is a temporary village of stores offering popular designer goods, scrumptious food and unconventional gifts. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The MOO Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
Unit 27, BOXPARK, 2-4 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Online print specialists, MOO.com, have opened a bricks and mortar shop at Boxpark, bringing their cool brand of personalised cards and stationary to Shoreditch's quirky shopping ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Columbia Road

What are the best dining options near Columbia Road London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Death By Burrito
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Columbia Road
Run by the Rebel Dining Society, Death by Burrito is a contemporary Mexican grill and cocktail bar at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen. Stepping outside of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bird
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
42-44 Kingsland Road, E2 | 2 minutes from Columbia Road
Run by Paul Hemings and Cara Ceppetelli, who both grew up in North America, Bird in Shoreditch aims to provide Londoners with a new style of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tay Do Cafe
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
65 Kingsland Road, E2 | 2 minutes from Columbia Road
Vietnamese cuisine. ... 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 | 7 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 | 15 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
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from Columbia Road
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... 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 | 5 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 | 5 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
Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
32 Horatio Street, E2 | 6 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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Columbia Road

Columbia Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
TT Liquor
London > Nightlife > Bars
17B Kingsland Road, E2 | 3 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 | 3 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, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 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
 
 
 
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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 | 4 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 | 12 minutes from Columbia Road
... More
 
 
 
 

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Wicked Mondays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2018 

Cargo 4 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The resident DJs spin a range of commercial R&B and hip hop....More

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

Euro Car Parks 5 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

 
Monday Monday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 17th December 2018 

XOYO 9 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
Foodie Events | Until 5th October 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 9 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The Queen of Hoxton has been given a makeover once again, transforming into The Lost Vegas Rooftop just in time ...More

 
Paradise Alley at 93 Feet East
Paradise Alley at 93 Feet East
Seasonal | Until 1st September 2018 

93 Feet East 10 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Every Friday from 4th May until 1st September, get 'Lost In Paradise' at the alfresco courtyard at revamped East London ...More

 
Sin Gusano
Sin Gusano
Foodie Events | Until 16th June 2018 

Curio Cabal 13 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Taking over popular Haggerston cafe and bar space Curio Cabal, on Thursday to Saturday evenings, Sin Gusano is a seven ...More

 
Dream On
Dream On
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

V & A Museum of Childhood 17 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

 
Susanne Sundfor
Concerts | On 21st May 2018 

Barbican Centre 19 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The Norwegian singer-songwriter performs her electro-pop works....More

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

Barbican Centre 19 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

 
London Nights
London Nights
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2018 

Museum of London 22 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The Museum of London explores London after dark, in its new major photography exhibition, London Nights, open 11th May. Using ...More

 

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