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4 minutes walk
 
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11 minutes walk
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Leonard Street Car Park
 
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Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  31% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from Expectations
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  41% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from Expectations
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  34% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Expectations
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
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Clothing nearest Expectations

Nearest to Expectations
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bacon Street Project
London > Shopping > Clothing
14 Bacon Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 9 minutes from Expectations
LATEST NEWS: Sadly Bacon Street Project is closing down on 17th February 2010 and is determined to go out with a bang not a whimper. To ... More
 
 
 
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Absolute Vintage
London > Shopping > Clothing
15 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from Expectations
A whole array of vintage handbags, dresses and belts are on offer at this specialist shop including more than a thousand pairs of shoes and boots. ... More
 
 
 
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I Dream of Wires
London > Shopping > Clothing
68a Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 11 minutes from Expectations
With fashion stylist Lou Winwood behind this vintage shop off Brick Lane it's enough to make this one stand out from a sizeable collection of similar ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Expectations

The best shops and markets near Expectations
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Kemistry Gallery
London > Shopping > Art and Design
43 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Expectations
An independent Shoreditch gallery dedicated to exhibiting outstanding graphic design. Artists represented include James Joyce, a London-based artist and designer whose clients including Nike, Levi's, Wallpaper*, ... More
 
 
 
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Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 2 minutes from Expectations
Momosan Shop offers objects selected by Momoko Mizutani whose upbringing and experiences in Japan and the UK influence the selection of goods and events ... More
 
 
 
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Tokyobike Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 2 minutes from Expectations
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
 
 
 
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Alex Lahey
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 20th February 2017 - 8pm-11pm
Expectations, 38 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 3 minutes from Expectations
The singer-songwriter from Melbourne performs her indie rock originals....More
 
 
 
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Night Call
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 24th February 2017 - 8pm-2am
Expectations, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Expectations
The resident DJs spin a variety of dance music....More
 
 
 
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Kate Nash
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 20th February 2017 - 7pm
Expectations, 54 Holywell Lane, EC2A | 4 minutes from Expectations
The London-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs her accented indie-pop tales, in support of her third studio album, Girl Talk....More
 
 
 
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The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Expectations
The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live music venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Expectations
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
 
 
 
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Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Expectations
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Expectations

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Expectations
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71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Expectations
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxton Square
London > Attractions >
N1 | 3 minutes from Expectations
Home to some of east London's hottest restaurants and bars. ... More
 
 
 
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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Expectations
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed by ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Expectations

What are the best dining options near Expectations London?
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Hoxton Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
81 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Expectations
Originally opened in 2006, Soho House Group acquired Hoxton Grill in July 2009 and largely kept the bare brick, leather seating interiors as they were, giving ... More
 
 
 
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HIX at The Tramshed
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
32 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Expectations
Mark Hix has finally seen his patience pay off with the opening of HIX at The Tramshed in Shoreditch, east London. In 2011 all seemed lost ... More
 
 
 
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Great Eastern Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
54 Great Eastern Street, Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Expectations
Shoreditch staple with spectacular food in stylish surroundings. After a few teething problems including the junking of the original Italian menu in favour of trendier, tastier ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Expectations

Near Expectations
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Expectations
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 | 7 minutes from Expectations
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 | 8 minutes from Expectations
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 Expectations

Expectations gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from Expectations
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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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 11 minutes from Expectations
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 11 minutes from Expectations
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 Expectations

The best pubs near London Expectations.
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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Expectations
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Expectations
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Expectations
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Expectations

Expectations clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Woods
London > Nightlife > Bars
54-56 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 1 minute from Expectations
100 capacity, free entry, late night bar in Shoreditch which brings together key cultural influencers to host a different night every ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trapeze Bar
London > Nightlife >
89 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Expectations
Set over two levels at 89 Great Eastern Street, Trapeze Bar occupies the space that was previously home to East Village for over five years and ... More
 
 
 
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Red Market
London > Nightlife > Bars
288-299 Old Street, Hoxton, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Expectations
Combining street food, music, art and crazy golf, Red Market is a hip, summer-long pop-up where you can sip on cocktails, enjoy burgers and listen to ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Expectations

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Expectations.
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Expectations
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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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Expectations
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Expectations
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Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from Expectations

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from Expectations

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Fire! Fire!
Fire! Fire!
Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Expectations

The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More

 
Perspectives Of Destruction: Images Of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Expectations

This exhibition explores the way artists and photographers responded to the bombing of London during the Second World War. Includes ...More

Omer Arbel: 44
Exhibitions | Until 18th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Expectations

This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design ...More

Richard Mosse: Incoming
Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 1.36 miles from Expectations

Conceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the ...More

 
Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Expectations

An immersive multi-channel video installation created in collaboration with composer Ben Frost and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten....More

The Fantastic Barbican World
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Expectations

Explore Chamberlin, Powell and Bon's endeavour to combine spaciousness with high density development. The exhibition includes a number of residential ...More

Murray Perahia Plays Beethoven II
Concerts | On 20th February 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Expectations

The world-renowned pianist performs Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Piano Concerto No 2 In B Flat and Piano Concerto No 4 In ...More

Grazia Tancredi: Winter Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Expectations

In this exhibition the artist presents some of her best works about the sky and what lies beyond. The universe ...More

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