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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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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  32% 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 £78  27% 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  29% 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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Events near East Smithfield

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The Terrible Infants
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th September - 28th October 2017
East Smithfield, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 4 minutes from East Smithfield
The Terrible Infants theatre company (or Les Enfants Terribles) present the ten year anniversary production of their multi-award winning show The Terrible Infants at Wilton's Music ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
JB's Casual Vices
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 23rd October 2017 - 8pm
East Smithfield, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 4 minutes from East Smithfield
Born in the dive pubs and late bars of east London, JB's Casual Vices serve up their unique blend of New Orleans-flavoured material....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Romeo And Juliet's Funeral Party
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Saturday 28th October 2017 - 7pm-1am
East Smithfield, St. Clare House, 30-33 Minories, EC3N | 6 minutes from East Smithfield
Socialising, Speed Dating....More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The Terrible Infants
The Terrible Infants
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Wilton's Music Hall 4 minutes walk from East Smithfield

The Terrible Infants theatre company (or Les Enfants Terribles) present the ten year anniversary production of their multi-award winning show ...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

 
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

 
The Big Draw
The Big Draw
Kids Events | Until 31st October 2017 

Tower Bridge 9 minutes walk from East Smithfield

If cave men could animate then so can you. That's the premise behind The Big Draw which takes Living Lines ...More

 
London Bierfest
London Bierfest
Exhibitions | Until 20th October 2017 

Old Billingsgate 11 minutes walk from East Smithfield

October welcomes the return of Bierfest as London takes on the traditional German Oktoberfest with this major corporate event. Expect ...More

 
Philip Pullman's 'La Belle Sauvage' Launch Day
Exhibitions | On 19th October 2017 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 12 minutes walk from East Smithfield

The big day has arrived! Get ready for adventure with the launch of Philip Pullman's long-awaited sequel to the His ...More

Meet Jonny Bairstow
Exhibitions | On 19th October 2017 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 12 minutes walk from East Smithfield

Yorkshire and England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow will be joining us in-store to sign copies of his new memoir A Clear ...More

Londinium: Hallucinatio
Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2017 

Leadenhall Market 12 minutes walk from East Smithfield

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Meet The Louise Dahl-Wolfe Exhibition Team and Curators
Exhibitions | On 19th October 2017 

Fashion and Textile Museum 14 minutes walk from East Smithfield

Literary & Education, Talk....More

Wallace Sewell 25th Anniversary Party
Exhibitions | On 19th October 2017 

Fashion and Textile Museum 14 minutes walk from East Smithfield

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

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The Watch House
Dining 

A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

The Watch House
Dining 

Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

The Watch House
The Watch House
Dining 

Chancery Lane coffee shop The Watch House becomes, from 5pm each evening, a cosy wine ...More

 
Claw Carnaby
Dining 

Claw Carnaby is the first bricks and mortar site for the seafood specialist....More

The Good Egg
Dining 

Chefs Joel Braham, Alex Coppard and Oded Mizrachi repeat the success of their much-loved Stoke Newington restaurant in Kingly Court....More

Bombay Bustle
Dining 

The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home cooked meals across the city with this Maddox Street restaurant....More

Picasso
Theatre | From 1st November 

The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

The Playground Theatre
The Playground Theatre
Entertainment 

200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
Bleecker Bloomberg
Bleecker Bloomberg
Dining 

Serving New York style cheeseburgers, Bleecker Burger is one of the restaurants chosen by Richard ...More

 
Imperial Durbar
Imperial Durbar
Drinking 

Indian cocktail boudoir, Imperial Durbar, in Tooting is heavily influenced by its owners, the Heathcote ...More

 
The Prince
The Prince
Dining 

From the people who brought you Pergola on the Roof and Pergola Paddington, The Prince ...More

 
The Great Nordic Feast
The Great Nordic Feast
Foodie Events | From 20th October 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Part of the year-long Nordic Matters, the Southbank Centre hosts The Great Nordic Feast this ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
Article 

No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

MTV Europe Music Awards
Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
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Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
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