Old Ford Road  

 
 
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Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Old Ford 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 Old Ford Road is Bethnal Green Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South .

Old Ford Road is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
16 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  32% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 2 minutes from Old Ford 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 £91  23% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 19 minutes from Old Ford 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  41% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 20 minutes from Old Ford Road
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Old Ford Road

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Ambition, Aspire, Achieve
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Saturday 21st October 2017 - 8pm-10pm
Old Ford Road, 231 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 4 minutes from Old Ford Road
Ricky Grover presents an evening of stand-up with TV regulars Alan Carr, Jo Brand and Seann Walsh, plus Kelly Convey and David Ward....More
 
 
 
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Ends Today
Oktoberfest East
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 19th, 20th and 21st October 2017
Old Ford Road, 29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 6 minutes from Old Ford Road
THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED.Bringing the best traditional aspects of the famous Bavarian beer festival, Oktoberfest East is the only UK festival to serve overflowing ...More
 
 
 
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Moxie Presents On Loop
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 21st October 2017 - 11pm-5am
Old Ford Road, 13-14 The Oval, E2 | 6 minutes from Old Ford Road
House and techno courtesy of Moxie and Honey Soundsystem....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Old Ford Road

Near Old Ford Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from Old Ford Road
The famous Backyard Comedy Club, one of East London's hottest comedy spots, was originally opened in 2000 by comedian Lee Hurst. In 2004 the comedian ran ... More
 
 
 
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10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from Old Ford 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
Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 6 minutes from Old Ford 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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Old Ford Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Old Ford Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Old Ford Road
The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from ... More
 
 
 
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Vyner Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21-23 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 7 minutes from Old Ford Road
The remnants of its former use as an old industrial area are still visible on Vyner Street. But, in recent years, it has become a hotbed ... More
 
 
 
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Fred London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
45 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 7 minutes from Old Ford Road
Set up by Fred Mann, former director of the Milch gallery, Fred London specialises in contemporary art and musical collaborations. Fred Mann has had a mixed ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Old Ford Road

The best shops and markets near Old Ford Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King & Queen of Bethnal Green
London > Shopping > Clothing
41 Temple Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from Old Ford Road
When one reader, Barbara Buchanan, came across this gorgeous vintage and fashion boutique she wanted to pass on the shopping tip. "I have used your recommendations ... More
 
 
 
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Netil Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Westgate Street, E8 | 11 minutes from Old Ford Road
Next door to Netil House, Netil Market is home to a permanent community of independent businesses operating every day of ... More
 
 
 
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Broadway Market
London > Shopping > Markets
East London, Hackney, London E8 | 11 minutes from Old Ford Road
Broadway is a great little market that is expanding rapidly and enjoys a tremendous reputation. It's worth the trip down there as there's a tremendous variety ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Old Ford Road

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Gallery Cafe
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
21 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Old Ford Road
Vegetarian cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Paradise Garage
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
254 Paradise Row, E2 | 2 minutes from Old Ford Road
Neighbouring the likes of Mother Kelly's, the Japanese Canteen and Resident of Paradise Row, Paradise Garage is in ... More
 
 
 
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Typing Room
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Town Hall Hotel, Patriots Square, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Old Ford Road
Chef Lee Westcott takes on his first solo venture with the Typing Room, the 40-cover restaurant at the Town Hall Hotel on the former site ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Old Ford Road

Near Old Ford Road
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from Old Ford 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
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 16 minutes from Old Ford 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
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 23 minutes from Old Ford Road
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Old Ford Road

Old Ford Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Old Ford 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
 
 
 
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spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Old Ford 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
 
 
 
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Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 12 minutes from Old Ford Road
One of London's best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The city's first public park, it was opened in the ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Old Ford Road

The best pubs near London Old Ford Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Approach
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from Old Ford Road
A good pub which supports young boxers from the area and is a favourite among the locals, with a jolly atmosphere and a fine selection of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from Old Ford Road
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from Old Ford Road
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Old Ford Road

Old Ford Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 6 minutes from Old Ford Road
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 11 minutes from Old Ford 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
London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, Hackney, London E8 | 12 minutes from Old Ford Road
Located under the railway arches beside London Fields in Hackney, the London Fields Brewery opened in 2011 and was inspired by the drought of craft beer ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Old Ford Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Old Ford Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 7 minutes from Old Ford Road
... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 20 minutes from Old Ford 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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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 21 minutes from Old Ford 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
 
 
 
 

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Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 3 minutes walk from Old Ford Road

The original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life ...More

 
Seen But Not Heard
Exhibitions | Until 19th November 2017 

V & A Museum of Childhood 3 minutes walk from Old Ford Road

A display of Rachel Molina's work of intimate photographic portraits and testimonies highlighting children in the transition from primary to ...More

Searching For Ghosts
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 3 minutes walk from Old Ford Road

Working with the museum and photographer Tom Hunter participants undertook an exploration of some of the housing in East London; ...More

Ambition, Aspire, Achieve
Comedy | On 21st October 2017 

Backyard Bar & Kitchen 4 minutes walk from Old Ford Road

Ricky Grover presents an evening of stand-up with TV regulars Alan Carr, Jo Brand and Seann Walsh, plus Kelly Convey ...More

Moxie Presents On Loop
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

The Pickle Factory 6 minutes walk from Old Ford Road

House and techno courtesy of Moxie and Honey Soundsystem....More

Oktoberfest East
Oktoberfest East
Foodie Events | Until 21st October 2017 

Oval Space 6 minutes walk from Old Ford Road

THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED.Bringing the best traditional aspects of the famous Bavarian beer festival, Oktoberfest East is the ...More

 
Tim Rollins & K.O.S: The Moonlight Was Behind Them...
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Maureen Paley 6 minutes walk from Old Ford Road

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Deep Trash
Exhibitions | On 21st October 2017 

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club 8 minutes walk from Old Ford Road

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

The Whiskey Affair: London
Leisure | On 21st October 2017 

London Fields Brewery 12 minutes walk from Old Ford Road

Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More

Your Toys: Slot Machine Theatre (Ages 5-9)
Theatre | On 21st October 2017 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre 13 minutes walk from Old Ford Road

The ensemble present a show where your toys are part of the big adventure....More

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Smoking Goat
Smoking Goat
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Opened in 2014, Soho dive bar and dining room Smoking Goat is a popular side ...More

 
Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Dining 

Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and head chef Ali Borer open a second Smoking Goat, in ...More

 
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
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Shake Shack the modern day 'roadside' burger stand ...More

 
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
The Good Egg
Dining 

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

 
Bombay Bustle
Bombay Bustle
Dining 

The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...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

 
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

Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

British Museum

With no known culture in the world or ...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

 
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
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A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
December in London 2017
December in London 2017
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Multi Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton comes to Victoria, Robert Lindsay reprises his role as ...More

 
 
 
 
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