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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Underground Stations

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Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
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 £111  33% 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 £91  32% 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 £54  22% 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 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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The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 8 minutes from The Old George
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
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Alcotraz: Prison Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
212 Brick Lane, E1 | 11 minutes from The Old George
We can think of worse places to serve time. Alcotraz is a cocktail bar inspired by America's most infamous prison , popping up behind ... More
 
 
 
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Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 12 minutes from The Old George
A wine bar which began as a pop-up hosting wine nights in a former bank vault in Shoreditch, Sager + Wilde is run by husband and ... More
 
 
 
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Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd July 2017 to 25th February 2018
The Old George, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 4 minutes from The Old George
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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Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th November 2017 to 20th May 2018
The Old George, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 4 minutes from The Old George
Photographic portraits exploring sibling relationships and how they affect our sense of identity. The result is "a wide-ranging - and often amusing - look at the ...More
 
 
 
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Dream On
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 10th February 2018 to 20th January 2019
The Old George, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 4 minutes from The Old George
The V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the notion that objects come to life ...More
 
 
 
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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 & 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
There's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few of ... More
 
 
 
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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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Paradise Garage
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
254 Paradise Row, E2 | 3 minutes from The Old George
Neighbouring the likes of Mother Kelly's, the Japanese Canteen and Resident of Paradise Row, Paradise Garage is in ... More
 
 
 
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E Pellicci
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
332 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Old George
Pellicci's is a classic example of fifties post-war cafe and a slice of East End history. The art-deco interior with wood-panelled walls which date back to ... 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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Dream On
Dream On
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

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

The V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the ...More

 
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Exhibitions | Until 20th May 2018 

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

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 4 minutes walk from The Old George

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

 
MARSM: Photo & Design Exposition
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Rich Mix Centre 12 minutes walk from The Old George

A showcase for Algerian art featuring satirical graphic designer El Moustach, as well as photographers Lola Khalfa and Oualid Khelifi....More

Four Tet
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 22nd February 2018 

Village Underground 16 minutes walk from The Old George

The artist plays an intricately woven mix of beautifully warm house music, pulsating techno and sampling....More

Wicked Mondays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2018 

Cargo 16 minutes walk from The Old George

The resident DJs spin a range of commercial R&B and hip hop....More

Glitterbox x Jealous Gallery
Exhibitions | Until 19th February 2018 

Jealous Gallery, Shoreditch 18 minutes walk from The Old George

Renowned for mega Ibiza parties, east London collective Glitterbox take over the Jealous Gallery in Shoreditch this February with a ...More

The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 19 minutes walk from The Old George

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 

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