Columbia Road

 
 
ADDRESS
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 Cambridge Heath Railway Station which is about 7 minutes to the North East.

Columbia Road is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

LondonTown.com - Columbia Road Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
14 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.

 
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Hotels near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
The RE London Shoreditch Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  37% off
419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 4 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
 
 
 
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £104  42% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 10 minutes from Columbia Road
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  21% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 11 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
On Soon
Broadway Market
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: 3rd January to 26th December 2015 - 9am-5pm
Broadway Market, East London, Hackney, London E8 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
Broadway is a great little market that is expanding rapidly and enjoys a tremendous reputation. Hidden gems are the Marissa V clothing stall and Kate Garwood ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Young Motherhood Exhibition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th to 30th Dec 2014 - Various Times
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 11 minutes 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
 
 
 
Ends Today
DSD Sessions
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Monday 29th December 2014 - 7pm-2am
Trafik, 331 Old Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from Columbia Road
DJs spin all shades of house and techno....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, E2 | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
Oval Space is a multi-use arts and events space with 6,000 square feet of space in Bethnal Green in East London with stunning views over the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Columbia Road
One of Bethnal Green's best kept secrets, 10 Gales is a contemporary art space, live show venue, vintage fashion boutique, coffee shop and hairdressers all under ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 11 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Columbia Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
This inner city site next to Haggerston Park was used as a farm as far back as the early 1800s when fresh produce was grown here ... 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
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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Columbia Road

The best shops and markets near Columbia Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
WAWA
London > Shopping > House and Garden
3 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
WAWA came about when, in 1998, Richard Ward extended his furniture workshop to include rugs by Lucy Wassell. Now you'll find a whole range of funky ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
7a Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Columbia Road Flower Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Lined with chic boutiques, every Sunday this historic street fills with a bright patchwork of hundreds of flower stalls. Columbia Road is the capital's most colourful ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Columbia Road

What are the best dining options near Columbia Road London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Frizzante at City Farm
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
1 Goldsmith's Row, Hackney, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stingray Globe Cafe
London > Restaurants >
109 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
... 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 | 8 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 | 15 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
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from Columbia Road
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Columbia Road

Columbia Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Columbia Road
Bethnal Green's former Turkish baths have been refurbished and turned into a spa complete with aroma steam rooms and a plunge pool. Spa LONDON is run ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 13 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
 
 
 
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 Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | 8 minutes from Columbia Road
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cat & Mutton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Broadway, Hackney, London E8 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
Pub ... 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 | 5 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
PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, E8 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 11 minutes from Columbia Road
The BrewDog bar in Bethnal Green Road caters for the Shoreditch hipsters with BrewDog craft beers and interiors decorated with antique tiles, reclaimed metal and a ... 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
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 11 minutes from Columbia Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 12 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 | 16 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
 
 
 
 

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What's On Today

Near Columbia Road

 
 
 
Christmas Past
Christmas Past
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Geffrye Museum 8 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

 
Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House
Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

V & A Museum of Childhood 11 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House at the V&A Museum of Childhood reveals the fascinating stories behind some ...More

 
Open Mic Mondays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th January 2015 

The Bedroom Bar 12 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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DSD Sessions
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th December 2014 

Trafik 12 minutes walk from Columbia Road

DJs spin all shades of house and techno....More

Cultures Of Soul Jam
Concerts | Until 26th January 2015 

Charlie Wrights International Bar 13 minutes walk from Columbia Road

A live music evening for lovers of neo soul, hip-hop, R&B and funk, featuring a set from our house band ...More

The Art of the Brick
The Art of the Brick
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

The Old Truman Brewery 14 minutes walk from Columbia Road

See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 ...More

 
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Tours | Until 5th January 2015 

Dennis Severs' House 16 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The atmospheric Silent Night candle-lit tours of Dennis Severs' House are particularly fun at this time of year. The house ...More

 
Hackney Central Library
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Hackney Central Library 20 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Library with lots of different facilities to offer such as PC and internet access and the Children's library service....More

Winterville
Winterville
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2014 

Victoria Park 21 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The West End has Winter Wonderland and now east London has its equivalent: Winterville, with an ice rink, ferris wheel, ...More

 
Broadgate Ice Rink
Broadgate Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 26th February 2015 

Exchange square 21 minutes walk from Columbia Road

London's longest-running ice rink returns to its new location of Exchange Square in 2014, only a couple of minutes from ...More

 
 

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Christmas Fishmongers in London
Christmas Fishmongers in London

Smoked salmon is the traditional Christmas fish, popular not just for its flavour, but for the ease of preparation, and the ...More

 
Santa's Grottos in London
Santa's Grottos in London

Everybody has fond childhood memories of visiting Santa's grotto for the very first time.This Christmas you can treat your ...More

 
Ice Skate Vauxhall
Ice Skate Vauxhall
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2015 

Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens

This festive season, a brand new winter experience comes to the capital, as Ice Skate Vauxhall opens for the first ...More

 
dollop New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Party
dollop New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | 31st December 2014 - 1st January 2015 

Troxy

After two consecutive sell-out years, leading UK party promoters dollop are hosting another party at art deco theatre Troxy this ...More

 
Christmas Lights at Westfield London
Christmas Lights at Westfield London
Seasonal | Until 5th January 2015 

Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush

Rita Ora is to switch-on the Christmas lights at Westfield London on Monday 3rd November from 6pm, ...More

 
Uncle Barts New Year's Eve House Party
Uncle Barts New Year's Eve House Party
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Barts

This New Year Uncle Barts and his pals are hosting their fifth annual house party at Barts, the bar hidden ...More

 
Julio le Parc
Julio le Parc
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

If winter can be a bit gloomy, look no further than the light installations of Julio Le Parc at the ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
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

 
Z Shoreditch
Opened January 2015 

Z Hotels, the boutique-budget hotel group which offers out-of-town prices in city central locations in London, Liverpool and Glasgow opens ...More

Deluxe
Deluxe
Opened 14th November 2014 

Don't tell Rudolph! They're serving smoked reindeer with pickled blackberries, mascarpone and rocket at Deluxe, a temporary restaurant in Ely's ...More

 
 
 
 
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