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Pilpel Named after founder Uri Dinay's childhood nickname, Pilpel (meaning chilli pepper) offers falafels from a recipe developed over 60 years working on a falafel kiosk in Tel Aviv. Grandfather Zion's secret recipe results in a falafel with a crisp exterior and fluffy centre. Choose from falafel in a warmed pita or salad box, both filled with shredded carrots, red cabbage, pickled cucumbers, jalapenos and crunchy onions plus a swish of homemade houmous. Aubergine, guacamole, feta, hard-boiled eggs and sundried tomatoes as well as homemade tahini sauce (which you can buy bottled at the counter) make a delicious vegetarian meal. These chickpea energy balls are guaranteed to keep you firing on all cylinders well past the 3pm slump.

 

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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Arch Car Parking
 
4 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  37% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Pilpel
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
Grange City Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £80  41% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 7 minutes from Pilpel
The Grange City Hotel is a 5 star hotel that's luxury is matched by the superb panoramic views over the city of London. A stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  26% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 7 minutes from Pilpel
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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Amber
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
21 Piazza Walk, Goodman's Fields, E1 | 1 minute from Pilpel
Tucked away behind the Curzon in Goodman's Fields, Amber is an all-day Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurant serving fresh, healthy salads, Pide (boat-shaped flatbread) and a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jago Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
68-80 Hanbury Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Pilpel
Jago, the Shoreditch restaurant with Southern European, Middle Eastern and Ashkenazi influences, is the first solo form Louis Solley who was previously head chef at ... More
 
 
 
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Hookah Lounge
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
133 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 13 minutes from Pilpel
Taking its name from the Hookah pipe (also known as a shisha), this is one of London's most popular tea rooms. There's a tipple for every ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Pilpel

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Bar + Block Steakhouse
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
68 Alie Street, E1 | Same location as Pilpel
Affordable hand-cut steaks, from rump to ribeye, are the main attraction at Bar + Block, Whitbread's high street steak brand. Just ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dispensary
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
19a Leman Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Pilpel
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Pilpel
Angela Hartnett, a former protégé of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey, takes the reins at the Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room, which relaunched in January 2011. While Hartnett ... More
 
 
 
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Artists' Film International
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th April to 2nd June 2019 - Various Times
Pilpel, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Pilpel
Screenings of moving image works on the theme of gender. Those being shown are Season Of Migration To The North by Lars Laumann, Deserto by Jacopo ...More
 
 
 
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OneTrackMinds
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 28th May, 31st May, 1st Jun and 11th Jul 2019 - 7.30pm
Pilpel, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Pilpel
Literary & Education, Storytelling....More
 
 
 
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Nell Greco Trio
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 20th May 2019 - 7pm-9pm
Pilpel, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Pilpel
The singer, visually inspired by 1930s and 1940s styles, performs swing, chanson and gypsy jazz alongside Mike Guy on accordion and piano and Pedro Velasco on ...More
 
 
 
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Near Pilpel
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 1 minute from Pilpel
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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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Pilpel
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 | 5 minutes from Pilpel
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Pilpel
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Fotografiska London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Pilpel
Showing up to seven exhibitions at one time, all of which are accessible with one entry ticket, Fotografiska London follows the successful model ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Pilpel
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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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Pilpel
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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Shopping near Pilpel

The best shops and markets near Pilpel
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Pilpel
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
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The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Pilpel
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
Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Pilpel
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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Education near Pilpel

Near Pilpel
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 16 minutes from Pilpel
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 | 18 minutes from Pilpel
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 | 23 minutes from Pilpel
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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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Pilpel
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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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from Pilpel
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 Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 10 minutes from Pilpel
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Pilpel

The best pubs near London Pilpel.
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 1 minute from Pilpel
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 George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from Pilpel
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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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 11 minutes from Pilpel
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Pilpel clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jin Bo Law
London > Nightlife > Bars
Dorsett City London, 9 Aldgate High Street, EC3N | 5 minutes from Pilpel
Located on the 14th floor of the Dorsett City London, Jin Bo Law offers unrivalled views of the City of London and beyond. Guests seated on ... More
 
 
 
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Slug and Lettuce Minories
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Clare House 30-33, Minories, EC3N | 5 minutes from Pilpel
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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Discount Suit Company
London > Nightlife > Bars
29A Wentworth Street, Petticoat Lane Market, E1 | 6 minutes from Pilpel
In a former suit tailor's storeroom on Wentworth Street near Petticoat Lane you'll find the Discount Suit Company. No longer a place ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Pilpel.
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Pilpel
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 | 8 minutes from Pilpel
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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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 9 minutes from Pilpel
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Casuarina
Concerts | On 19th May 2019 

Rich Mix Centre 14 minutes walk from Pilpel

The quartet from Rio De Janiero performs its own take on the samba genre. Support from SOS Salve O Samba ...More

Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 4th October 2019 

The Queen Of Hoxton 14 minutes walk from Pilpel

Tacos, tequila and giant frozen margaritas are the order of the day at the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, which takes ...More

 
Dido
Dido
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2019 

Unicorn Theatre 16 minutes walk from Pilpel

A new production of Purcell's masterpiece, Dido and Aeneas, gives a contemporary staging of the tragic love story for teenagers ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 17 minutes walk from Pilpel

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 19th May 2019 

The Shard 17 minutes walk from Pilpel

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Hanami Terrace: Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch
Hanami Terrace: Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Nobu Hotel Shoreditch London 18 minutes walk from Pilpel

To celebrate the Japanese Cherry Blossom, or Sakura, the terrace at Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch has been transformed into a ...More

 
Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran - Mary Quant
Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran - Mary Quant
Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

Fashion and Textile Museum 19 minutes walk from Pilpel

Ahead of and tying in nicely with Mary Quant (at the V&A from 6th April 2019), Swinging London: A Lifestyle ...More

 

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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration

Take a trip to Africa via Covent Garden this summer with the Summer Safari at Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration. Just as the weather starts to, hopefully, get a little warmer, the theatrical cocktail bar ...More

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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Feria De Londres
Feria De Londres
Kids Events | From 24th May 

Bernie Spain Gardens

Bringing a taste of Andalusian carnival spirit to London, Spanish festival Feria De Londres returns ...More

 
NT's
NT's
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A buzzing late night bar with a rooftop terrace, NT's is found within Netil House ...More

 
Ham
Ham
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Brunch favourites at West Hampstead restaurant Ham - which means 'home' in Old English - ...More

 
Peckham Levels Open Studio Weekend
Peckham Levels Open Studio Weekend
Exhibitions | From 31st May 

Peckham Levels

Peckham Levels is inviting the public into its ...More

 
Citypoint
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Citypoint, located next to the Barbican and standing 36 stories and 122 metres high, is one of the tallest in the City....More

A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Theatre | From 28th June 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

Get fully immersed in Shakespeare's mythical forest this summer with A Midsummer Night's Dream at ...More

 
Victoria: A Royal Childhood
Victoria: A Royal Childhood
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Kensington Palace State Apartments

Running concurrently with Victoria: Woman and Crown, Victoria: ...More

 
Victoria: Woman and Crown
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Kensington Palace State Apartments

A major new exhibition at Kensington Palace, Victoria: Woman and Crown delves into the Queen's ...More

 
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Baba G's is the first permanent restaurant from the veteran Indian street food traders and ...More

 
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Secret Location

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Concerts | On 5th September 

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Concerts | On 7th August 

Royal Albert Hall

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