The Royal Oak  

 
 
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73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 7RG
 
 
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Pub: Mon 18:00 - 23:00, Tue to Thu 12:00 - 23:00, Fri & Sat 12:00 - 00:00, Sun 12:00 - 23:00. Dining Room: Tue to Thu 19:00 - 23:00, Fri & Sat 19:00 - 00:00, Sun 12:00 - 16:00. Lunch: 12:00 - 16:00
 

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The Royal OakYou might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The look - like something straight out of the 1940s - hasn't been diminished by any number of refits in the intervening years either. This former gay pub has been transformed into yet another excellent gastropub with more table space in the dining room upstairs. The roasts on Sunday certainly have the LondonTown.com seal of approval.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The RE London Shoreditch Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  41% off
419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
This hotel is modern, clean and very convenient if you want to explore the sights and bright lights of trendy Shoreditch. Although close to the City, ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  24% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from The Royal Oak
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
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £134  35% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from The Royal Oak
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
 
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Star of Bethnal Green
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
359 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Royal Oak
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Laxeiro
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
93 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as The Royal Oak
Superior rough-and-ready Spanish restaurant that is always packed. Laxeiro is a tiny place with a hectic pace, especially on the weekends - and Sundays in particular ... More
 
 
 
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Brawn
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
49 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as The Royal Oak
After the success of Terroirs Wine Bar in Covent Garden, the owners behind it have tried their luck with a second venture, this time in the ... More
 
 
 
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Jones Dairy Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
23 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from The Royal Oak
A century ago this was a working Welsh dairy, but for some decades now it has been a chirpy cafe attached to an excellent cheese shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Street Beat: Dance Battle & Party Jam
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 30th September 2016 - 7pm-2am
The Royal Oak, 44-46 Pollard Row, E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
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Madam
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016 - 8.15am-11pm
The Royal Oak, 34 Coate Street, Haggerston, E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
The six-piece fronted by Sukie Smith performs original indie-rock songs....More
 
 
 
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Mariah & Friendz: Number 1s
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016 - 9pm-2am
The Royal Oak, 44-46 Pollard Row, E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
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East End Arts Club
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Swanfield Yard, 2b Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Royal Oak
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The Workingmen's Club
London > Entertainment >
42-46 POLLARD ROW, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
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Modern Jago
London > Entertainment >
Club Row, Arnold Circus, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
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StART Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
150 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as The Royal Oak
Art gallery on Columbia Road. You can also pick up a cup of coffee here from 9am till 3pm each Sunday so you can enjoy a ... More
 
 
 
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Seamus Ryan Sunday Shoots
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from The Royal Oak
Like most things on and around Columbia Road, Seamus Ryan's studio is only open on Sundays. The rest of the time Seamus works on high end ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Royal Oak
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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Columbia Road Flower Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as The Royal Oak
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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One Four Six
London > Shopping > Clothing
146 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as The Royal Oak
From a Confined[ ]Space, Hiro + Wolf and From Afar Crafts have joined forces to curate this sustainable design boutique at 146 Columbia Road. ... More
 
 
 
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Bob & Blossom
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
140 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as The Royal Oak
A Sunday stroll around Columbia Road flower market has always been a pleasant way to spend the Sabbath. A few shops have already popped up, cottoning ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney City Farm
London > Education > Evening Classes
1a Goldsmith's Row, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Royal Oak
Upholstery, textiles, pottery, the list goes on........ More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Royal Oak
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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Ezra Street
London > Leisure >
7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from The Royal Oak
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Zander Court Community Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Zander Court, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Royal Oak
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Audrey Street, off Goldsmith's Row, Hackney, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
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The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as The Royal Oak
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
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Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
32 Horatio Street, E2 | 2 minutes from The Royal Oak
At risk of being converted into a block of flats when it closed, east London boozer Nelsons Head was saved by its beloved locals in 2016, ... More
 
 
 
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The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 9 minutes from The Royal Oak
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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Gallery 291
London > Nightlife > Bars
291 Gallery, 291 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Royal Oak
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Royal Oak
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
 
 
 
Bethnal Green Working Men's Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
44-46 Pollard Row, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
This social club hasn't changed much in appearance since the 1970s heatherette and laminate coverings, Formica, garish red carpets and teak paneling still abound, but the ... More
 
 
 
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291 Gallery & Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
291 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Royal Oak
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The Tab Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
3 Godfrey Place, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
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Rochelle School, Club Row
London > Business > Venue Hire
Arnold Circus, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
Rochelle School on Arnold Circus is, as the same suggests, a former educational establishment. Now a centre for artists and creative types run by the A ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Book Club 1.96 miles from The Royal Oak

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Horse And Groom 1.98 miles from The Royal Oak

Underground house, tech and techno from LSA graduate DJs, Johanna Astrom, Broken Method, Tourneo, Johnnie London B2B Junior Cristian, Matt ...More

Discotech
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st October 2016 

Horse And Groom 1.98 miles from The Royal Oak

Alvise Torrisi, DJelley, Chiv and Haxent provide a steady stream of disco and house....More

Soul Box
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st October 2016 

Old Street Records 2.06 miles from The Royal Oak

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The Warlocks
Concerts | Until 2nd October 2016 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 2.07 miles from The Royal Oak

The Los Angeles-based outfit, formed in 1998, return to the stage as a seven-piece ensemble to perform their psychedelic rock'n'roll ...More

Superstition Presents...
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st October 2016 

Village Underground 2.09 miles from The Royal Oak

Hot house and disco cuts all night long, from Germany's Gerd Janson....More

Cargo Presents: Switched
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th October 2016 

Cargo 2.12 miles from The Royal Oak

House and hip hop courtesy of Daniel Pozzebon, Wade Teo and DJ Breathe....More

 
 
 
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