The Approach  

 
 
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47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 9LY
 
 
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Wed-Sun: 12noon-6pm; Mon-Tue: closed
 

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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 both wine, and beer.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  34% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 3 minutes from The Approach
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  33% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 22 minutes from The Approach
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 £48  27% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 23 minutes from The Approach
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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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Approach

Nearest to The Approach
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
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Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
... More
 
 
 
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
223 Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 8 minutes from The Approach
This used to be an excellent gastro pub overlooking Victoria Park - one where all the food and drink was certified organic. That was before it ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near The Approach

Near The Approach
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Gallery Cafe
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
21 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Approach
Vegetarian cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
For minimalist warehouse chic in the middle of the East End head down to this converted factory. Its whiteness, high ceiling and hanging lights (not too ... More
 
 
 
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Typing Room
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Town Hall Hotel, Patriots Square, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
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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Events near The Approach

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Ongoing
Searching For Ghosts
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd May 2017 to 21st January 2018 - 10am-5.45pm
The Approach, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
Working with the museum and photographer Tom Hunter participants undertook an exploration of some of the housing in East London; from the demolished tower block on ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd July 2017 to 25th February 2018
The Approach, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
The original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life of Michael Morpurgo, one of Britain's ...More
 
 
 
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Cosmic Slop London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 19th January 2018 - 11pm-4am
The Approach, 13-14 The Oval, E2 | 6 minutes from The Approach
Tom Smith, Mike Greenwell and a gust play dance music in aid of charity....More
 
 
 
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Near The Approach
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Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Approach
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 | 8 minutes from The Approach
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
 
 
 
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Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 8 minutes from The Approach
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 The Approach

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Approach
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Fred London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
45 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
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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Degree Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
30 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
Offering affordable art, Degree Art sells, commissions and rents out art works - painting, photography, sculpture and prints - created by students and recent graduates from ... More
 
 
 
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V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
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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Shopping near The Approach

The best shops and markets near The Approach
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King & Queen of Bethnal Green
London > Shopping > Clothing
41 Temple Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Approach
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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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Victoria Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
The Royal Inn On The Park, 111 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London E9 | 8 minutes from The Approach
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Netil Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Westgate Street, E8 | 10 minutes from The Approach
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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Education near The Approach

Near The Approach
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
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 | 20 minutes from The Approach
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 | 26 minutes from The Approach
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 Approach 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 | 3 minutes from The Approach
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 | 3 minutes from The Approach
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 | 8 minutes from The Approach
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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The best pubs near London The Approach.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Approach
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as The Approach
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 The Approach
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Approach
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Approach

The Approach 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 The Approach
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, Hackney, London E8 | 11 minutes from The Approach
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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PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 11 minutes from The Approach
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
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Approach.
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Approach
... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 24 minutes from The Approach
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 | 24 minutes from The Approach
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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Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Exhibitions | Until 20th May 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 5 minutes walk from The Approach

Photographic portraits exploring sibling relationships and how they affect our sense of identity. The result is "a wide-ranging - and ...More

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

V & A Museum of Childhood 5 minutes walk from The Approach

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

 
Cosmic Slop London
Exhibitions | On 19th January 2018 

The Pickle Factory 6 minutes walk from The Approach

Tom Smith, Mike Greenwell and a gust play dance music in aid of charity....More

Young Herbert's Horrors
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Approach

Theatre, Children's Theatre....More

Cadence
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th January 2018 

The Vibe Bar 22 minutes walk from The Approach

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Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2018 

JuJu's Bar and Stage 23 minutes walk from The Approach

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. Taking place at Juju's Bar ...More

 

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Tidy Up
Tidy Up
Theatre | From 16th February 

Southbank Centre

A work by the charming Peutetre Theatre company about chaos and order for children....More

 
Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Queen Of Hoxton

Head to the cosy Moroccan WigWam sitting atop The Queen of Hoxton this Valentine's Day for Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust. Celebrating feminine wit and desire, the ...More

The Potato Puppet Playground
The Potato Puppet Playground
Kids Events | From 17th February 

The CentrE17

The humble potato becomes the root of spud-related ...More

 
Valentine's DIY Porn Workshop
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Book Club

Things are getting raunchy at The Book Club this Valentine's Day with the DIY Porn Workshop. For those who have always wanted to create a naughty home movie ...More

The CentrE17
Entertainment 

CentrE17 is a vibrant performance venue in Walthamstow, run by the community, for the community....More

Little Mochi Man
Little Mochi Man
Theatre | On 3rd February 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Mixing modern and traditional Japanese forms of storytelling and inspired by the traditions of Shogatsu ...More

 
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Theatre | From 10th February 

Southbank Centre

A storytelling experience complete with puppetry, original music ...More

 
Social Bingo Academy
Social Bingo Academy
Sporting Events | On 27th January 

180 Arlington Road

Having already pioneered bingo for young people with Rebel Bingo, the same team now present ...More

 
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Exhibitions | From 8th February 

The gallery@oxo

This February, Facebook presents its first real-world exhibition, ...More

 
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2018
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2018
Dance | On 25th February 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala is an annual, ...More

 
Chivaree Circus & Upstage Creative: Becoming Shades
Dance | From 24th January 

The Vaults, Arch 233

The contemporary circus troupe Chivaree Circus brings together live music, aerial acrobatics, fire, dance and mime, in a re-imagining of the classic myth of Persephone. After a sell-out ...More

The Coach Makers Arms
The Coach Makers Arms
Dining 

The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
Drinking 

An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
Dining 

Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
Dining 

One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
Entertainment 

Bringing the fantasies of many '90s children and ...More

 
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Shopping 

Real Ale is a craft beer and natural wine specialist on Formosa Street, Little Venice....More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
Kettner's Townhouse
Kettner's Townhouse
Hotels 

Lovingly restored by Soho House, Kettner's reopened after a two year refurbishment in January 2018....More

 
Jidori
Jidori
Dining 

The team behind Jidori, the much-loved yakitori restaurant in Dalston comes to Covent Garden and ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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