George & Dragon  

 
 
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2 Hackney Road, Shoreditch, London E2 7NS
 
 
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Daily 6pm-11pm
 

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George & DragonA refurbished venue in Shoreditch, the George & Dragon mixes East End earthiness with hip, Hoxton bohemia and the result is a relaxed mix of 70s / 80s retro with a down-to-earth decor. A CD juke box and a DJ in the evenings provide a lively, yet comfortable feel. It's not the largest of bars - if it was a piece of real estate, it would be described as 'intimate' - but the relative lack of space only serves to reinforce the warm, convivial atmosphere and this remains one of the more alternative nights out in Shoreditch, a part of town where alternativeness is the norm.

 

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Old Street Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
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Great Eastern Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  27% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from George & Dragon
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
 
 
 
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335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from George & Dragon
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275 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from George & Dragon
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63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from George & Dragon
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127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from George & Dragon
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17B Kingsland Road, E2 | 2 minutes from George & Dragon
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65 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from George & Dragon
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George & Dragon, 82 Kingsland Road, E2 | 3 minutes from George & Dragon
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd Feb 2018 - 7.30pm-11pm
George & Dragon, 54 Holywell Lane, EC2A | 5 minutes from George & Dragon
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th to 25th February 2018 - Various Times
George & Dragon, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 5 minutes from George & Dragon
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66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from George & Dragon
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21 Club Row, E2 | 4 minutes from George & Dragon
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London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from George & Dragon
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Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from George & Dragon
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8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from George & Dragon
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N1 | 4 minutes from George & Dragon
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Boxpark, Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from George & Dragon
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Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 1 minute from George & Dragon
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London > Restaurants > American restaurants
42-44 Kingsland Road, E2 | 1 minute from George & Dragon
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52 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London E2 | 2 minutes from George & Dragon
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London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from George & Dragon
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from George & Dragon
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 13 minutes from George & Dragon
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Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from George & Dragon
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