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The Old George  

 
 
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379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 0AN
 
 
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Mon to Wed 4pm-11pm, Thu 4pm-12midnight, Fri 4pm-1am, Sat 12noon-12midnight, Sun 12noon-11pm
 

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Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis on real ales, a warm welcome and regular special nights - from pub quiz to folk lessons - it's a charming pub with floral and velvet sofas, teapots serving as flowerpots, and a large beer garden to the rear that gets the sunshine throughout the day.

 

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Whitechapel Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Sclater Street Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £101  39% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 6 minutes from The Old George
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 £124  35% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 15 minutes from The Old George
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 £52  21% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 17 minutes from The Old George
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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The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as The Old George
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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The Sun Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
441 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | Same location as The Old George
Originally opened in 1851 as The Sun Inn, this Bethnal Green drinking den is c onsidered a bar by the present ... More
 
 
 
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The Sebright Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31-35 Coate Street, Hackney, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Old George
Located in Bethnal Green, The Sebright Arms in a good honest pub with a history in hosting entertainment (particularly live music and comedy) brought to you ... More
 
 
 
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Coupette
London > Nightlife > Bars
423 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | Same location as The Old George
Where the Albion pub used to be on Bethnal Green Road, Chris Moore, who formerly headed up The Savoy's Beaufort Bar, has set up a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
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The Star Of Bethnal Green
London > Nightlife > Bars
359 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Old George
Opened in 2008, The Star of Bethnal Green has been a landmark of the London pub scene for a ... More
 
 
 
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Fugitive Motel
London > Nightlife > Bars
199 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green Gardens, E2 | 3 minutes from The Old George
Fugitive Motel co-founders, best friends David Burgess and Liam Tolan, share an obsession for craft beer ... More
 
 
 
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Thursday Night At The Backyard Comedy Club
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 20th February 2020 - 8pm-10.30pm
The Old George, 231 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 3 minutes from The Old George
David Whitney is the host for the night, introducing stand-up performed by Ray Badran, Trevor Bickles and Sachin Kumarendran....More
 
 
 
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Paola Ciarska/Sade Mica/Salut C'est Cool
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th January to 22nd March 2020 - 12noon-6pm
The Old George, Unit 2, 210 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 6 minutes from The Old George
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Secret Theatre Project: The Invitation
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th January to 5th April 2020
The Old George, 8 Patriot Square, E2 | 6 minutes from The Old George
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10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Old George
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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Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Old George
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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Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Old George
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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V and A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Old George
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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Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from The Old George
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Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, London E2 | 9 minutes from The Old George
This inner city site next to Haggerston Park was used as a farm as far back as the early 1800s when fresh produce was grown here ... More
 
 
 
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King & Queen of Bethnal Green
London > Shopping > Clothing
41 Temple Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Old George
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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Beyond Retro
London > Shopping > Clothing
112 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Old George
Vast warehouse near Brick Lane packed with vintage clothing and accessories. American vintage clothing outlets don’t get much bigger or better than this. Having bagged a huge, ... More
 
 
 
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Columbia Road Flower Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 9 minutes from The Old George
Lined with chic boutiques, every Sunday this historic street fills with a bright patchwork of hundreds of flower stalls. Columbia Road is the capital's most colourful ... More
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
366 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2 minutes from The Old George
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Arepa & Co
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
254 Paradise Row, E2 | 3 minutes from The Old George
Craving arepas whilst living here London, husband and wife Gus and Kathe opened Arepa & Co Haggerston as a home from home for the ... More
 
 
 
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Due East
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
309-317 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 4 minutes from The Old George
Within the modern, independent hotel in Bethnal Green, The East London Hotel , this all-day restaurant and bar makes the most of local ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 9 minutes from The Old George
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 | 12 minutes from The Old George
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 | 18 minutes from The Old George
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Old George
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 | 6 minutes from The Old George
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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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 12 minutes from The Old George
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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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 10 minutes from The Old George
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 15 minutes from The Old George
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 | 17 minutes from The Old George
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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Thursday Night At The Backyard Comedy Club
Comedy | On 20th February 2020 

Backyard Bar & Kitchen 3 minutes walk from The Old George

David Whitney is the host for the night, introducing stand-up performed by Ray Badran, Trevor Bickles and Sachin Kumarendran....More

Jan Von Holleben: Picture This!
Exhibitions | Until 10th May 2020 

V and A Museum of Childhood 4 minutes walk from The Old George

A playful, interactive showcase of work by photographer Jan Von Holleben, which invites visitors to create their your own photographic ...More

Secret Theatre Project: The Invitation
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Theatre | Until 5th April 2020 

Town Hall Hotel 6 minutes walk from The Old George

Fresh from a sell-out run in Hong Kong, Secret Theatre Project is back in London with a brand new immersive ...More

 
Paola Ciarska/Sade Mica/Salut C'est Cool
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2020 

IMT 6 minutes walk from The Old George

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

Hales Gallery 12 minutes walk from The Old George

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

Mervyn Diese: If You Could See The Changes Around Here
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Hundred Years Gallery 16 minutes walk from The Old George

A photographic map of changes to the area including the rise and fall of local Hackney landmarks since the artist's ...More

Rachel Pimm: Plates
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 17 minutes walk from The Old George

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 17 minutes walk from The Old George

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 17 minutes walk from The Old George

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 17 minutes walk from The Old George

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

 

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