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East Smithfield, Tower Hamlets, London E1
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around East Smithfield in Tower Hamlets. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to East Smithfield is Tower Gateway which is about 4 minutes to the North West.

East Smithfield is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Tower Hill Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Wapping Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
City Quay Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
Arch Car Parking
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2017

Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  24% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 3 minutes from East Smithfield
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  33% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 4 minutes from East Smithfield
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
Grange City Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £80  36% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 6 minutes from East Smithfield
The Grange City Hotel is a 5 star hotel that's luxury is matched by the superb panoramic views over the city of London. A stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
 
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Christmas at St Katharine Docks
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 23rd November to 15th December 2017
East Smithfield, Tower Bridge Approach, St Katharine's Way, E1W | 3 minutes from East Smithfield
Central London's only marina, St Katharine Docks, has a packed Christmas schedule for 2017. A highlight will be an impressive floating 45ft Christmas tree, which, from ...More
 
 
 
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St Katharine Docks Festive Food Market
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 15th December 2017 - 12noon
East Smithfield, Tower Bridge Approach, St Katharine's Way, E1W | 3 minutes from East Smithfield
Live Music, Choir....More
 
 
 
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Now On
Tower of London Ice Rink
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 17th November 2017 to 2nd January 2018
East Smithfield, Tower Hill, EC3N | 5 minutes from East Smithfield
Nestled in the rounded hollow of the dry moat, the Tower of London's ice rink area forms a wonderfully festive scene. An ideal winter activity for ...More
 
 
 
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from East Smithfield
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
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The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from East Smithfield
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 6 minutes from East Smithfield
Part of an upmarket development, Goodman's Fields, Curzon Aldgate is a new-build cinema in the East End. Enter through the lounge/bar with its leather sofas ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near East Smithfield

The best museums, galleries, attractions near East Smithfield
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Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 5 minutes from East Smithfield
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
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All Hallows by the Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Byward Street, City, London EC3R | 7 minutes from East Smithfield
All Hallows, the oldest church in the City of London, is 1300 years old with a crypt museum, Roman pavement and Saxon and Roman artefacts. There ... More
 
 
 
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from East Smithfield
It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building near ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near East Smithfield

The best shops and markets near East Smithfield
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St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 4 minutes from East Smithfield
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
 
 
 
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The Kiosk at Le Pont de la Tour
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 8 minutes from East Smithfield
A small store serving take away coffee, sandwiches and salads, The Kiosk is run by ... More
 
 
 
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from East Smithfield
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near East Smithfield

What are the best dining options near East Smithfield London?
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Tom's Kitchen St Katharine Docks
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
1 Commodity Quay, St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 2 minutes from East Smithfield
Set in newly developed Commodity Quay, the 130-seater Tom's Kitchen restaurant overlooks the luxury yachts in St Katharine Docks, Central London's only marina. Dishes include spicy ... More
 
 
 
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Ping Pong
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
Tower Bridge House, St Katharine Dock, City, London E1W | 2 minutes from East Smithfield
Ping Pong offers diners its signature range of little parcels of deliciousness with a range of over 40 dim sum dishes, from the finest translucent dumplings ... More
 
 
 
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Zizzi - Docklands
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
12 Ivory House, St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 3 minutes from East Smithfield
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near East Smithfield

Near East Smithfield
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 22 minutes from East Smithfield
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 24 minutes from East Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 27 minutes from East Smithfield
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 East Smithfield

East Smithfield gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from East Smithfield
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from East Smithfield
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 15 minutes from East Smithfield
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near East Smithfield

The best pubs near London East Smithfield.
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 6 minutes from East Smithfield
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from East Smithfield
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 12 minutes from East Smithfield
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near East Smithfield

East Smithfield clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 4 minutes from East Smithfield
The team behind the Grand Union bars have now ventured into new territory with the opening of Trade Union. Located in ... More
 
 
 
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The Rotunda Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
10 Trinity Square, EC3N | 6 minutes from East Smithfield
At the heart of the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square The Rotunda Bar forms a natural gathering space ... More
 
 
 
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Studio Spaces
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 8 minutes from East Smithfield
A state-of-the-art photographic studio by day, club by night, Studio Spaces E1 is home to respected electronic clubnight organisers The Hydra. The fully-licensed venue in the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near East Smithfield

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near East Smithfield.
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from East Smithfield
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 5 minutes from East Smithfield
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from East Smithfield
... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Christmas at St Katharine Docks
Christmas at St Katharine Docks
Seasonal | Until 15th December 2017 

St Katharine Docks 3 minutes walk from East Smithfield

Central London's only marina, St Katharine Docks, has a packed Christmas schedule for 2017. A highlight will be an impressive ...More

 
The Box of Delights
The Box of Delights
Seasonal | Until 6th January 2018 

Wilton's Music Hall 4 minutes walk from East Smithfield

National treasure Matthew Kelly and West End star Josefina Gabrielle appear in an enchanting reworking of The Box of Delights, ...More

 
Tower of London Ice Rink
Tower of London Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2018 

Tower Of London 5 minutes walk from East Smithfield

Nestled in the rounded hollow of the dry moat, the Tower of London's ice rink area forms a wonderfully festive ...More

 
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2017 

Coppa Club 7 minutes walk from East Smithfield

The instagram hit of last winter, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. ...More

 
Sail with Santa
Sail with Santa
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2017 

Tower Millennium Pier 7 minutes walk from East Smithfield

City Cruises invites you to meet Santa while sailing down the Thames this Christmas. During the one-hour cruise from Tower ...More

 
Eis Haus Alpine Pop Up
Leisure | Until 3rd January 2018 

The Scoop at More London 9 minutes walk from East Smithfield

Food & Drink, Pop Ups....More

Eis Haus at Christmas By The River
Eis Haus at Christmas By The River
Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2018 

More London 9 minutes walk from East Smithfield

Carved out of real ice, the Eis Haus has a stylish interior kept at a chilly minus three degrees C ...More

 
Destruction, Documents of Contemporary Art: John Roberts and Sven Spieker in conversation
Exhibitions | On 14th December 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 9 minutes walk from East Smithfield

Literary & Education, Talk....More

Thomas Ruff
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 9 minutes walk from East Smithfield

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

Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

The Bridge Theatre 9 minutes walk from East Smithfield

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy set in 1850 London, where ...More

 

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Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

Burne-Jones
Burne-Jones
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents London's first comprehensive retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones in 40 years, showcasing 150 ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | From 11th October 

Tate Modern

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

Tate Modern

Sees Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at ...More

 
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Exhibitions | From 2nd May 

Tate Modern

Shape of Light at Tate Modern is the ...More

 
The Way Of The World
The Way Of The World
Theatre | From 29th March 

The Donmar Warehouse

James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William ...More

 
The Second Violinist
The Second Violinist
Concerts | From 6th September 

Barbican Theatre

The latest collaboration between Irish playwright Enda Walsh and composer Donnacha Dennehy, The Second Violinist ...More

 
Fun Home
Theatre | From 18th June 

The Young Vic

Winner of five Tony Awards, this is an electrifying musical version of Alison Bechdel's graphic novel which took America by storm. Fun House is derived from a comic that, according to The Observer (*spoiler alert*) ...More

Azzedine Alaia: The Couturier
Azzedine Alaia: The Couturier
Exhibitions | From 10th May 

Design Museum

A major new exhibition at the Design Museum, ...More

 
Eloise Hawser: By The Deep, By The Mark
Exhibitions | From 31st January 

Somerset House

A new work by artist Eloise Hawser, By The Deep, By The Mark presents playful parallels between extraordinary feats or civil engineering and the workings of the human ...More

London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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