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

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Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  36% 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 £55  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 £77  22% 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
Organ Recital
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 24th September 2017 - 3pm
The Highway, 490 Commercial Road, E1 | 6 minutes from The Highway
With Robert Wolfe, recognised as one of the world's leading interpreters of the theatre organ....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Lepa Brena
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 29th September 2017 - 8pm-11pm
The Highway, 490 Commercial Road, E1 | 6 minutes from The Highway
The singer from Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina performs her pop-folk originals....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Dzordana Butkute
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 1st October 2017 - 7pm
The Highway, 490 Commercial Road, E1 | 6 minutes from The Highway
Lithuanian rock and pop star, one of the most dynamic and energetic vocalists of her generation....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
... 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
 
 
 
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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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Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle
Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2018 

National Maritime Museum 5 minutes walk from The Highway

A hundred years after World War One the National Maritime Museum reflects on ...More

 
Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2017
Exhibitions | Until 22nd July 2018 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 5 minutes walk from The Highway

Every year astrophotographers from around the world contribute their best images as part of the Royal Observatory's annual competition. See ...More

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 22nd July 2018 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 5 minutes walk from The Highway

The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ...More

 
Death In The Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin's Final Expedition
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

National Maritime Museum 5 minutes walk from The Highway

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Painted Hall Ceiling Tours
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2018 

Old Royal Naval College 5 minutes walk from The Highway

Literary & Education, Talk....More

Saturday Night Comedy
Comedy | On 23rd September 2017 

Up the Creek 7 minutes walk from The Highway

Biting observations from the American stand-up Erich McElroy. With Pete Firman and Rudi Lickwood....More

Sankeys LDN Summer Closing
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd September 2017 

Studio 338 16 minutes walk from The Highway

Resident and guest DJs spin house and techno at this end-of-summer party....More

The White Bike
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

The Space 19 minutes walk from The Highway

Lily McLeish directs Tamara von Werthern's immersive and moving drama about personal loss during the daily commute in London, inspired ...More

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Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Film Events | From 25th October 

Mercato Metropolitano

Following on from the festive Winter Night Garden ...More

 
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Dining 

Combining restaurant and butcher, Macellaio RC doesn't shy ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | From 26th October 

The Queen Of Hoxton

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop ...More

 
The Dark Room
The Dark Room
Theatre | From 8th November 

Theatre 503

Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room comes to Theatre503 for its UK premiere. Transferring from ...More

 
Megan's by the Green
Megan's by the Green
Dining 

A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Dining 

Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold, known for their ...More

 
Frog by Adam Handling
Frog by Adam Handling
Dining 

The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
Yamagoya
Yamagoya
Dining 

Yamagoya, specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London on The ...More

 
Olle
Olle
Dining 

DIY is 'de rigueur' at Olle, a Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown where you do ...More

 
Lambeth Fireworks
Lambeth Fireworks
Seasonal | On 4th November 

Brockwell Park

In 2017 Lambeth Council's annual Fireworks display at Brockwell Park takes on 'A Night at ...More

 
The Store Studios
Attractions 

Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Dining 

The largest pizzeria from Pizza Pilgrims James and ...More

 
West India Quay
West India Quay
Attractions 

A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area ...More

 
Acosta Danza
Acosta Danza
Dance | From 27th September 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their ...More

 
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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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Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
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Best Small Museums in London
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