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Whitechapel Station
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Aldgate East Tube Station
12 minutes walk
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Shadwell Overground Station
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Whitechapel Overground Station
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Arch Car Parking
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City Quay Car Park
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Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £52† 25% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 1 minute from East Is East
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 Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £73† 38% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 17 minutes from East Is East
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £111† 31% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 18 minutes from East Is East
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
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New Tayyab
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from East Is East
North Indian cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
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Tayyabs
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 - 89 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from East Is East
You can tell from the queue that regularly forms just inside the door that this place offers something above the average. A highly rated and highly ... More
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Red Chilli
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
137 Leman Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from East Is East
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
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Mr White's English Chophouse
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
New Road Hotel, 103-107 New Road, E1 | 6 minutes from East Is East
Marco Pierre White brings a contemporary take on the chophouse to New Road Hotel in Whitechapel. Updating the chophouses which first emerged in ... More
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Motley
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
42 Adler Street, E1 | 8 minutes from East Is East
Located in the Qbic hotel in Whitechapel, Motley is an all-day bar and restaurant ... More
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Skylight Rooftop
London > Restaurants > Attractions for Kids
Tobacco Dock, Wapping Lane, E1W | 8 minutes from East Is East
From Thursday 31st October 2019, Skylight Rooftop gets a winter makeover with cosy igloos and huts, warming cocktails and a real-ice rooftop ice rink on top ... More
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from East Is East
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, ... 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 | 9 minutes from East Is East
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 | 9 minutes from East Is East
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near East Is East
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Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from East Is East
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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Goodman's Fields
London > Attractions >
54 Leman Street, E1 | 10 minutes from East Is East
A pretty, pedestrianised square with a water feature and bronze horses galloping down the middle, Goodman's Fields is a focal point for local residents and workers ... More
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from East Is East
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
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The best shops and markets near East Is East
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The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from East Is East
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
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Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 13 minutes from East Is East
Brick Lane Market is pure East End London, which means Jewish bagel shops, Bangladeshi curry houses, Indian sari silks - and Cockneys crying out their wares. ... More
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The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes from East Is East
The Laundry Room†presents its very first Christmas Pop-Up Shop, taking place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December 2011 in east London.†Housed on the ground floor ... More
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 20 minutes from East Is East
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 | 21 minutes from East Is East
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 East Is East
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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East Is East 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 | 12 minutes from East Is East
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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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 14 minutes from East Is East
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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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 15 minutes from East Is East
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
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The best pubs near London East Is East.
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 10 minutes from East Is East
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
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Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 12 minutes from East Is East
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
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The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 15 minutes from East Is East
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
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East Is East clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Studio Spaces
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 8 minutes from East Is East
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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Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 13 minutes from East Is East
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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Slug and Lettuce Minories
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Clare House 30-33, Minories, EC3N | 14 minutes from East Is East
It started in 1984, when Hugh Corbett opened the first Slug and Lettuce in Islington and created a new, female friendly pub with ... More
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes from East Is East
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
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes from East Is East
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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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 17 minutes from East Is East
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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Macbeth
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Wilton's Music Hall 9 minutes walk from East Is East

Paul Hart directs Billy Postlethwaite and Emma McDonald in The Watermill Ensemble's reimagining of Shakespeare's blood-soaked thriller, drawing inspiration from ...More

Sense Sound/Sound Sense
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from East Is East

With works by John Cage, Philip Corner, Dick Higgins, Alison Knowles, George Maciunas, Claes Oldenburg and Yoko Ono, the exhibition ...More

Rhea Storr, Vika Kirchenbauer & Yu Gou: Artists' Film International
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from East Is East

Moving image work selected by a global partnership of arts organisations. Rhea Storr is selected by Whitechapel Gallery, Vika Kirchenbauer ...More

Rachel Pimm: Plates
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from East Is East

Responding to a sense that the tectonic plates are moving, the Zimbabwe-born artist creates works based on field work undertaken ...More

Carlos Bunga: Something Necessary And Useful
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from East Is East

The Portuguese artist creates monumental structures out of everyday materials such as cardboard, and repurposes domestic furnishings to create an ...More

La Caixa: Collection of Contemporary Art Selected By Veronica Gerber
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 10 minutes walk from East Is East

The writer and visual artist selects works by Concha Garcia, Victoria Civera, Carlos Amorales, Carmen Calvo, Sophie Ristelhueber and Bleda ...More

Tom Thumb
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Half Moon Young People's Theatre 15 minutes walk from East Is East

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Saturday Night At the Backyard Comedy Club
Comedy | On 25th January 2020 

Backyard Bar & Kitchen 17 minutes walk from East Is East

Ben Van Der Velde hosts stand-up routines by Nico Yearwood and Sheraz Yousef....More

Basil Beattie: Cause & Effect
Exhibitions | Until 14th March 2020 

Hales Gallery 18 minutes walk from East Is East

Abstract paintings from the early 1980s, which were created over a two year period before the introduction of symbolic motifs ...More

Essex Road 6
Exhibitions | Until 9th February 2020 

Tintype 19 minutes walk from East Is East

Tintype's annual programme of new moving-image work takes as its theme the mile-long London street and showcases eight specially commissioned ...More

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