The Light  

 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Old Street Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  42% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Light
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
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  39% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 6 minutes from The Light
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
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £128  39% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 6 minutes from The Light
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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Alternative Bars nearest The Light

Nearest to The Light
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
T Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Light
This swaggeringly cool dance music space is housed in a former tea warehouse, with no attempt made to disguise the space's industrial origins. A long bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Light
The BrewDog bar in Bethnal Green Road caters for the Shoreditch hipsters with BrewDog craft beers and interiors decorated with antique tiles, reclaimed metal and a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hoxton Pony
London > Nightlife > Bars
104-108 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Light
Cocktails are among the best in town at this 400-capacity bar and restaurant, which opened in Shoreditch in May 2008. The high calibre of the imaginatively-mixed ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Light

The Light clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen Of Hoxton
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1-5 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from The Light
Bar, club and art collective, the Queen of Hoxton prides itself on being a youth club for the adults of the east side. Opened in March ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cargo
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Light
Cargo were pioneers of the multi-tasking MDF concept (that's Music-Dance-Food, not cheap fibreboard) and boast one of the most imaginative live music line-ups in the capital, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from The Light
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
 
 
 
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Events near The Light

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San Fermin
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 22nd May 2017 - 7.30pm-11pm
The Light, 54 Holywell Lane, EC2A | 1 minute from The Light
The band, Brooklyn-based composer and songwriter Ellis Ludwig-Leone, performs its melange of post-rock and classical styles. Support from Gordi....More
 
 
 
Today Only
PEN Atlas And Funhouse Present: Bodies, Places And Spaces
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 22nd May 2017 - 7pm-9.30pm
The Light, 100-106 Leonard Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from The Light
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Now On
This Is Hull! Rock Against Racism Posters 79-82
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st to 26th May 2017 - Various Times
The Light, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 4 minutes from The Light
A retrospective exhibition reflecting one community's fight against racism and featuring posters from the time....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Light

Near The Light
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Village Underground
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from The Light
Easily recognisable for its disused tube carriages elevated well above the ground, Village Underground is an evolving project in Shoreditch building an ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from The Light
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Light
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Light

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Light
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Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Light
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Broadgate Ice Rink
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 4 minutes from The Light
London's longest-running outdoor ice rink, Broadgate Ice Rink, can be found between mid November and the end of February in Exchange Square, only a couple of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Light
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Light

The best shops and markets near The Light
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Timothy Everest
London > Shopping > Menswear
32 Elder Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Light
Old-style quality is married with modern design sensibility by the leading light of the new school of English tailors.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Squint
London > Shopping > House and Garden
178 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Light
This quirky vintage furniture store in Shoreditch is the place to find one-off pieces of recovered furniture in brightly coloured vintage patchwork fabrics. This riot of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cycle Surgery Bishops Square
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
12-13 Bishops Square, E1 | 4 minutes from The Light
Offering the latest kit and bikes from the leading names in the cycling world, CycleSurgery Bishops Square is located a stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Light

What are the best dining options near The Light London?
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The Drunken Monkey
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
222 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | Same location as The Light
Being the only Chinese-style bar and eaterie on Shoreditch High Street, The Drunken Monkey is certainly a breath of fresh air. Large, dark and spacious, with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | Same location as The Light
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 Water Poet
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
9-11 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Light
In the heart of the City, just off bustling Bishopsgate, The Water Poet's well-worn charm is a breath of fresh air in an area usually dominated ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Light

Near The Light
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from The Light
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Light
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
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 12 minutes from The Light
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 The Light

The Light gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Light
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 | 6 minutes from The Light
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 Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from The Light
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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Pubs near The Light

The best pubs near London The Light.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | Same location as The Light
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 White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from The Light
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Light
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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Meeting venue hire near The Light

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Light.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 6 minutes from The Light
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Light
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
Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 7 minutes from The Light
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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San Fermin
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

Village Underground 1 minute walk from The Light

The band, Brooklyn-based composer and songwriter Ellis Ludwig-Leone, performs its melange of post-rock and classical styles. Support from Gordi....More

The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 7th October 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 3 minutes walk from The Light

The Queen of Hoxton's seasonal rooftop parties have become a legendary addition to the capital's event calendar and this year ...More

 
Hoxton Ukulele Hootenanny
Exhibitions | On 22nd May 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 3 minutes walk from The Light

Participate in uke renditions of classics and modern pop....More

PEN Atlas And Funhouse Present: Bodies, Places And Spaces
Exhibitions | On 22nd May 2017 

The Book Club 4 minutes walk from The Light

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

This Is Hull! Rock Against Racism Posters 79-82
Exhibitions | Until 26th May 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 4 minutes walk from The Light

A retrospective exhibition reflecting one community's fight against racism and featuring posters from the time....More

DIY Cultures Exhibition: DIY Knowledge
Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 4 minutes walk from The Light

The show examines DIY Cultures continuing concerns with self-education, information and news beneath the mainstream, imparting knowledge from margins....More

Girls Behind Decks
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 18th December 2017 

Cargo 5 minutes walk from The Light

Top female resident DJs spinning old and new house tracks....More

Junkyard Golf Club
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 6 minutes walk from The Light

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 
Monday Monday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th August 2017 

XOYO 7 minutes walk from The Light

Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

Love Ssega
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 8 minutes walk from The Light

The singer from London performs commercial pop, incorporating elements of new wave and hip hop in his original material....More

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Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
Nora
Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...More

 
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas & Ictus: Rain
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas & Ictus: Rain
Dance | From 13th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Dance set to Steve Reich's masterpiece, the minimalist ...More

 
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Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

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Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

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Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

The Vincent
The Vincent
Drinking 

After transforming The Sebright Arms on Hackney Road from boarded-up pub into an East End ...More

 
Magpie
Magpie
Dining 

Modern British interpretation of traditional dim sum restaurants from the co-founders of Pidgin...More

 
Melrose Diner
Melrose Diner
Dining 

Americana diner classics with a twist - think lobster and prawn donuts - are served ...More

 
Made of Dough
Made of Dough
Dining 

London pizza pros Made of Dough, who have sold 100,000 pizzas at pop-ups and festivals, ...More

 
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Tea Room
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Soho speakeasy that pays homage to the food and culture of down town Hong Kong....More

 
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Marble Arch Theatre
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Pop-up theatre in Marble Arch specifically designed for Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated ...More

 
Our/London
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Located in two adjoining arches underneath Hackney Downs train station, Our/London is a micro-distillery producing wheat based vodka....More

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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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