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 £91  40% 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 £127  28% 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 £48  30% 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
On Soon
Fried Sugar
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 5th April 2017 to 28th March 2018 - 7pm-1am
Columbia Road, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 4 minutes from Columbia Road
The finest resident DJs spin hip hop and R&B each week....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Catherine Story: Shadow
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th November 2017 to 3rd February 2018 - 12noon-6pm
Columbia Road, 99 Hoxton Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Columbia Road
Story's first solo exhibition featuring works inspired by North African architecture and early cinema....More
 
 
 
Now On
New Variety Lives Presents Natys: New Act Of The Year 2018 - Comedy Selection
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 16th Jan, 23rd Jan, 30th Jan and 6th Feb 2018 - 7.30pm
Columbia Road, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 5 minutes from Columbia Road
Twelve acts showcase their comedic talent to be crowned New Act Of The Year....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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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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SKNT
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th October 2018 

Cargo 4 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Resident DJs spin a variety of party jams including forgotten favourites and modern bangers....More

New Variety Lives Presents Natys: New Act Of The Year 2018 - Comedy Selection
Comedy | Until 6th February 2018 

Rich Mix Centre 5 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Twelve acts showcase their comedic talent to be crowned New Act Of The Year....More

Sneak
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th June 2018 

XOYO 9 minutes walk from Columbia Road

A weekly dose of house and techno from resident DJs and a scattering of guests....More

The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 9 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2018 

JuJu's Bar and Stage 11 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. Taking place at Juju's Bar ...More

 
Igloos at Aviary
Igloos at Aviary
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2018 

Aviary 12 minutes walk from Columbia Road

A high-altitude winter terrace pop-up, 10 floors above the City, Scandi styleigloos appear on the Aviary terrace, promising a rooftop ...More

 
Parasolstice - Winter Light 2017: Robert Montgomery
Exhibitions | Until 25th March 2018 

Parasol Unit 17 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Leonor Antunes: The Frisson Of The Togetherness
Exhibitions | Until 9th April 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 17 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Hanging and floor-based sculptures made from materials including metal, leather and rope, illuminated by lights designed by the artist....More

Thomas Ruff
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 17 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Photographic prints by the German artist, exploring themes of cosmology, suburbia, nudity, utopianism and catastrophe, continuing an almost four decade-long ...More

ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 17 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Works exploring how we project our identity through our appearances and consumer choices by 28 artists including Ai Weiwei, Lynda ...More

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Mahalia
Concerts | From 14th March 

Omeara

Tipped as 'hot for 2018' by BBC 1Extra, Mahalia is an up and coming young UK singer-songwriter whose soulful single Sober is winning over critics and music fans alike. The emerging Leicester songstress sold out ...More

Valentines Late Night Piano Recital
Valentines Late Night Piano Recital
Concerts | On 14th February 

St James's Church Piccadilly

Pianist Warren Mailley-Smith, a favourite with Classic FM ...More

 
Opera Weekender
Opera Weekender
Exhibitions | From 19th January 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The V&A presents its second Opera Weekender in January, offering two days of free performances, ...More

 
DIY Art Market
DIY Art Market
Exhibitions | On 11th February 

Epic Dalston

Just three days before Valentine's Day, DIY Art Market will be showcasing over 70 emerging ...More

 
Winter Happiness Festival
Winter Happiness Festival
Exhibitions | From 20th January 

Museum of Happiness

Get rid of your January blues this weekend with the help of the Winter Happiness ...More

 
A-ha
Concerts | On 14th February 

The O2 Arena

The perfect Valentine's Day date for lovers of '90s pop: a ticket for two to see A-ha performing an acoustic set at The O2. The Norwegian threesome is fronted by hunky singer Morten Harket. The ...More

The Vamps
The Vamps
Concerts | On 28th April 

The O2 Arena

The south coast and Birmingham-based four-piece performs teen pop and rock. Popular boy band The ...More

 
Silver Screen Science Fiction: Ex Machina
Film Events | On 20th January 

Royal Observatory Greenwich

The Royal Observatory presents a special screening of Ex Machina for Silver Screen Science Fiction. Screened in the Peter Harrison Planetarium, the screening of the science fiction thriller ...More

Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
Concerts | From 4th February 

The O2 Arena

The electro-pop singer and performer, renowned for her catchy tunes and outlandish shows, heads to ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
Drinking 

An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
A Passage To India
A Passage To India
Theatre | From 20th February 

Park Theatre

Sebastian Armesto and Simon Dormandy co-direct Dormandy's stage adaptation of the novel by E.M. Forster ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
Dining 

Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
Dining 

One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
Entertainment 

Bringing the fantasies of many '90s children and ...More

 
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Shopping 

Real Ale is a craft beer and natural wine specialist on Formosa Street, Little Venice....More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
Kettner's Townhouse
Kettner's Townhouse
Hotels 

Lovingly restored by Soho House, Kettner's reopened after a two year refurbishment in January 2018....More

 
Jidori
Jidori
Dining 

The team behind Jidori, the much-loved yakitori restaurant in Dalston comes to Covent Garden and ...More

 
L'Ami Malo
L'Ami Malo
Dining 

Near Spitalfields Market, on Artillery Passage, L'Ami Malo combines a chic creperie with a French ...More

 
White City House
White City House
Hotels 

Swanky private member's club Soho House turns the old BBC headquarters in White City into ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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