The Highway  

 
 
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The Highway, Tower Hamlets, London E1W
 
 

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

The nearest station to The Highway is Shadwell DLR Station which is about 7 minutes to the North West.

The Highway is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

LondonTown.com - The Highway Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Whitechapel Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Wapping Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
16 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London throughout 2017

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. 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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Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  23% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 4 minutes from The Highway
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  32% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 10 minutes from The Highway
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Docklands Riverside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  31% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 15 minutes from The Highway
The only hotel in London with its own pier, the DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Riverside offers views across London's iconic River Thames. Taking inspiration from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near The Highway

Near The Highway
On Soon
Shout Collective Presents Biram Seck + Abdul Tee-Jay
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 10th June 2017 - 8pm
The Highway, 566 Cable Street, E1W | 5 minutes from The Highway
...More
 
 
 
On Soon
RuPaul's Drag Race: Queens Werq The World Tour
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Tuesday 30th May 2017 - 7pm-11pm
The Highway, 490 Commercial Road, E1 | 6 minutes from The Highway
Michelle Visage hosts performances by Alyssa Edwards, Detox, Kim Chi, Shangela, Violet Chachki and Season nine stars Shea Coulee and Trinity Taylor....More
 
 
 
St. Paul And The Broken Bones
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 5th July 2017 - 7pm
The Highway, 490 Commercial Road, E1 | 6 minutes from The Highway
The music of the Birmingham, Alabama-based sextet hearkens back to the region's classic soul roots while extending the form....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Highway

Near The Highway
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Highway
This splendid 1930s art deco Grade II listed East End dance hall has a capacity of over 2,600 and prides itself as "London's most versatile venue". ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 15 minutes from The Highway
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 | 15 minutes from The Highway
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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Sights and Attractions near The Highway

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Highway
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 7 minutes from The Highway
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 12 minutes from The Highway
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 15 minutes from The Highway
More than a library, the Idea Store in Whitechapel brings together adult learning, training and meeting areas, as well as a focus on the local history ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Highway

The best shops and markets near The Highway
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Limehouse Basin Market
London > Shopping > Markets
E14 | 10 minutes from The Highway
One minute from Limehouse DLR station, under the arches at Limehouse Basin, the monthly market runs on the last Saturday of the month. Street food ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 14 minutes from The Highway
If you ever venture along Mile End Road towards Stepney Green, take a gander down Assembly Passage (opposite Blockbuster) and you'll come across this shining gem ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 20 minutes from The Highway
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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Restaurants near The Highway

What are the best dining options near The Highway London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bottega Wapping
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
70 Wapping Wall, Wapping, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 6 minutes from The Highway
Bottega Wapping is an Italian restaurant, wine bar and deli in the creative hub of Metropolitan Wharf. It's a space inspired by the famous Campo de ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Figa Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
The Mosaic, 45 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 8 minutes from The Highway
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 9 minutes from The Highway
Having been such a huge influence on British gastropub fare, it was only a matter of time before Gordon Ramsay opened one himself. As is so ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Highway

Near The Highway
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 25 minutes from The Highway
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 31 minutes from The Highway
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 | 33 minutes from The Highway
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 The Highway

The Highway gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Revolution Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 19 minutes from The Highway
It's not exactly Formula 1 but get behind the wheel of a go-kart and you'll certainly feel like you're ready to give Lewis Hamilton a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 20 minutes from The Highway
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
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 24 minutes from The Highway
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Highway

The best pubs near London The Highway.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 7 minutes from The Highway
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 9 minutes from The Highway
Having been such a huge influence on British gastropub fare, it was only a matter of time before Gordon Ramsay opened one himself. As is so ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 13 minutes from The Highway
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Highway

The Highway clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Studio Spaces
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 11 minutes from The Highway
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 16 minutes from The Highway
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 Printworks
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 17 minutes from The Highway
In the halls that once housed the printing presses for the Metro and Evening Standard, The Printworks has created a soundproofed warehouse, custom-made for clubbing. ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Highway

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Highway.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 15 minutes from The Highway
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
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 21 minutes from The Highway
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 23 minutes from The Highway
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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Unleash X Trelik
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th May 2017 

Studio Spaces 11 minutes walk from The Highway

Experimental and minimalist techno from the collaborative project of Baby Ford and Zip, BFZ. Plus Petre Inspirescu, Cabanne, Alex Celler, ...More

DJ's And Cocktails
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 3rd June 2017 

Apples And Pears 20 minutes walk from The Highway

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Red Rooster
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A Harlem institution that boasts Paul McCartney and the Obamas as some of its fans, Red Rooster comes to London in 2017. ...More

Prince of Peckham
Prince of Peckham
Drinking 

Caribbean food from Street Feast regulars White Men Can't Jerk along with beer and rum ...More

 
Circus West Village
Circus West Village
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On the western side of Battersea Power Station, connecting the riverfront with Battersea Park, Circus ...More

 
Pedler Peckham Rye
Dining 

Pedler peddles plates of griddled squid and frizzle chicken in Peckham Rye....More

No 29 Power Station West
Dining 

Darwin and Wallace adds to its portfolio of bars and restaurants - which includes No32 The Old Town and No197 Chiswick Fire Station - with No 29....More

Fiume
Fiume
Dining 

Italian chef Francesco Mazzei brings Fiume, a new modern Italian restaurant in the Circus West ...More

 
Vagabond Wines Charlotte Street
Drinking 

The second Vagabond store, following on from the original wine bar in Fulham, can be found in Charlotte Street in the heart of Fitzrovia....More

Vagabond Wines Fulham
Drinking 

The first and original Vagabond, this Fulham wine bar was set up in September 2010....More

CLAW
CLAW
Dining 

Serving delicious British seafood, sourced from traceable and sustainable sources in Salcombe, Devon, in a ...More

 
WOLF II
WOLF II
Dining 

After 10 months at WOLF in Stoke Newington, chef Mattia Antonioni heads up WOLF II, ...More

 
Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
Theatre | From 1st June 

The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn ...More

 
Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist ...More

 
Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
Nora
Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...More

 
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
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