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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Spitalfields Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £125  32% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 9 minutes from The Alma
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £52  39% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 10 minutes from The Alma
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
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
3 South Place, EC2M | 12 minutes from The Alma
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 
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Dining near The Alma

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Naz - Brick Lane
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
46/48 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Alma
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sheraz Bangla Lounge
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
13 Brick Lane, Aldgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Alma
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Chez Elles Bistroquet
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
45 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Alma
Sandwiched between all the curry houses, Chez Elles Bistroquet is an unlikely find on Brick Lane but it's one that you'll be glad you did. Opened ... More
 
 
 
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BrewLDN
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 27th, 28th and 29th February 2020
The Alma, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 4 minutes from The Alma
Showcasing 150 of the world's best brewers, BrewLDN is a brand new beer festival launching in 2020. Bringing all-female brewers Mothership, wood-fired brewery Cassels from NZ ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Rhea Storr, Vika Kirchenbauer & Yu Gou: Artists' Film International
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st January to 22nd March 2020 - Various Times
The Alma, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Alma
Moving image work selected by a global partnership of arts organisations. Rhea Storr is selected by Whitechapel Gallery, Vika Kirchenbauer by NBK in Berlin and Yu ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
La Caixa: Collection Of Contemporary Art Selected By Veronica Gerber
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th January to 19th April 2020 - Various Times
The Alma, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Alma
The writer and visual artist selects works by Concha Garcia, Victoria Civera, Carlos Amorales, Carmen Calvo, Sophie Ristelhueber and Bleda Y Rosa, all of which respond ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Alma

Near The Alma
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Alma
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 6 minutes from The Alma
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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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 8 minutes from The Alma
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Alma

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Alma
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Alma
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian sari ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Alma
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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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Alma
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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Shopping near The Alma

The best shops and markets near The Alma
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Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Alma
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 | 3 minutes from The Alma
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Absolute Vintage
London > Shopping > Clothing
15 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Alma
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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Education near The Alma

Near The Alma
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 12 minutes from The Alma
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 | 12 minutes from The Alma
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 21 minutes from The Alma
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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The Alma 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 | 4 minutes from The Alma
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Alma
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Shuffle Club
London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 10 minutes from The Alma
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Alma

The best pubs near London The Alma.
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 7 minutes from The Alma
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 9 minutes from The Alma
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from The Alma
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Alma

The Alma clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
JuJu's Bar and Stage
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Hanbury Street, Ely's Yard, E1 | 4 minutes from The Alma
Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, tucked away at the back of Ely's Yard, Juju's Bar and Stage ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Alma
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from The Alma
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Alma

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Alma.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Alma
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from The Alma
... More
 
 
 
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Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from The Alma
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
 

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

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Alma

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

Rachel Pimm: Plates
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Alma

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

The Return Of The Spirit In Painting
Exhibitions | Until 23rd August 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Alma

Works by artists in a series of shows curated by Nicholas Serota after the landmark 1981 exhibition A New Spirit ...More

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

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Alma

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

Radical Figures: Painting In The New Millennium
Radical Figures: Painting In The New Millennium
Exhibitions | Until 10th May 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Alma

The Whitechapel Gallery puts the spotlight on a new generation of artists this year with its major new exhibition, Radical ...More

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

Whitechapel Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Alma

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

BrewLDN
BrewLDN
Foodie Events | Until 29th February 2020 

The Old Truman Brewery 4 minutes walk from The Alma

Showcasing 150 of the world's best brewers, BrewLDN is a brand new beer festival launching in 2020. Bringing all-female brewers ...More

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

Hales Gallery 9 minutes walk from The Alma

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

George Eksts: Time Smoking A Picture
Exhibitions | Until 14th March 2020 

Tintype 9 minutes walk from The Alma

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Mark Bruce Company: Return To Heaven
Dance | Until 14th March 2020 

Wilton's Music Hall 11 minutes walk from The Alma

The multi-award-winning ensemble presents a hallucinatory, nightmare tale inspired by popular culture and ancient Egyptian myth, in which two adventurers ...More

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Hammersmith Apollo

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Hothouse Flowers
Concerts | On 17th March 

Subterania

With over thirty years of singing and playing all over the world, Hothouse Flowers has ...More

 
Subterania
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Subterania is a legendary 600-capacity gig venue under the Westway much loved by indie fans....More

The Little Yellow Door: Paddy's Portobello Crawl
The Little Yellow Door: Paddy's Portobello Crawl
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The Little Yellow Door

In celebration of St Patrick's Day, The Little ...More

 
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The Gate
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With a Banksy in the lobby and 360 degree views of the city, The Gate ...More

 
Middle Eight
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Hotels 

Open fireplaces and clever of use natural materials like stone and wood help make Middle ...More

 
Drag Brunch at Eastway Brasserie
Drag Brunch at Eastway Brasserie
Theatre | From 7th March 

Eastway Brasserie

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The Cheese Barge
The Cheese Barge
Dining 

The man who invented the world's first cheese conveyor belt floats a new idea past ...More

 
Six by Nico
Six by Nico
Dining 

Scottish-Italian chef, Nico Simeone, offers an inventive approach to the tasting menu....More

 
The Connaught Grill
The Connaught Grill
Dining 

Reopened in 2020 after a twenty year closure, The Connaught Grill is "back and better ...More

 
Maison Francois
Maison Francois
Dining 

Head chef Matthew Ryle, a Masterchef: The Professionals finalist who honed his classical cooking skills ...More

 
Larry's
Larry's
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Following the success of Salon and Levan, Nicholas Balfe, Mark Gurney and Matt Bushnell launch ...More

 
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Sushi on Jones
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The famed Japanese dining concept from New York make its anticipated UK debut in London ...More

 
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Hotels 

Part of the Locke hotel group, who specialise in stylish aparthotels, Kingsland Locke is a £40 million new-build five storey hotel in Dalston....More

Montague on the Gardens: Mix It
Montague on the Gardens: Mix It
Foodie Events | From 29th February 

The Montague on the Gardens Hotel

Bottomless cocktail making experience Mix It pops up ...More

 
The Gruffalo at Kew Gardens
The Gruffalo at Kew Gardens
Kids Events | From 4th April 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

Grab your map and paint on some whiskers ...More

 
Easter at IWM London
Easter at IWM London
Kids Events | From 4th April 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The IWM London invites families to enjoy a special line-up of events and activities throughout ...More

 
Super Nature
Super Nature
Exhibitions | From 28th March 

Garden Museum

A new art fair inspired by the joy of plants comes to the Garden Museum ...More

 
Easter at the Southbank Centre
Easter at the Southbank Centre
Seasonal | From 4th April 

Southbank Centre

This Easter hop down to the Southbank Centre ...More

 
London Events 2020
London Events 2020
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Illuminating London Light Shows in January 2020
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