The Royal Oak

 
 
ADDRESS
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 7RG
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
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 Tube 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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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Royal Oak

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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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Dining near The Royal Oak

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Coney Island Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 13th February 2016 - 9pm-2am
Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, 44-46 Pollard Row, E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
Celebrate an alternative Valentine's Day with rock'n'roll and 1950s pop accompanied by live performance from The Fabulous Russella and Pixie Le Knot....More
 
 
 
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Pitch Slap!
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 13th February 2016 - 10pm-3am
The Star Of Bethnal Green, 359 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | 7 minutes from The Royal Oak
Coco Cole is fast becoming one of the UK's favourite tastemakers, delivering the freshest and finest of tunes and she'll be serving up the tastiest of ...More
 
 
 
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Bells From The Deep
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 12th February 2016 at 12noon-6pm, 13th February 2016 at 4pm-11pm & 14th February 2016 at 12noon-7pm
Hundred Years Gallery, 13 Pearson Street, E2 | 7 minutes from The Royal Oak
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Entertainment near 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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Sights and Attractions near The Royal Oak

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Royal Oak
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near The Royal Oak

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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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Education near The Royal Oak

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Hackney City Farm
London > Education > Evening Classes
1a Goldsmith's Row, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Royal Oak
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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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Haggerston Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Audrey Street, off Goldsmith's Row, Hackney, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Royal Oak
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Pubs near The Royal Oak

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 9 minutes from The Royal Oak
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from The Royal Oak
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Nightlife near The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Gallery 291
London > Nightlife > Bars
291 Gallery, 291 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Royal Oak
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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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Meeting venue hire near The Royal Oak

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Royal Oak.
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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Top Girls By Caryl Churchill
Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama 1.48 miles from The Royal Oak

Joseph Blatchley directs Caryl Churchill's groundbreaking play which explores the rise of Thatcherism....More

For the Love of Friends
For the Love of Friends
Seasonal | Until 14th February 2016 

Flight Club 1.76 miles from The Royal Oak

London's new darts bar, Flight Club, is offering an alternative Valentine's celebration with For the Love of Friends, inviting groups ...More

 
Broadgate Ice Rink
Broadgate Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 25th February 2016 

Exchange square 1.76 miles from The Royal Oak

London's longest-running ice rink returns to its new location of Exchange Square in 2015, only a couple of ...More

 
Night Sheen
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th February 2016 

East Bloc 1.77 miles from The Royal Oak

The underground sounds of house, techno and electronica delivered by Josh Caffe, Hannah Holland and Polanski....More

Space Valentines Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th February 2016 

McQueen 1.8 miles from The Royal Oak

Love-themed club event for everyone to revel in, with party anthems and romantic house and techno to suit the mood. ...More

Scuba, Alan Fitxpatrick, Paul Woolford & Room 2: South London ordnance
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th February 2016 

XOYO 1.87 miles from The Royal Oak

Berlin-based DJ and producer Scuba returns with a host of hot talent in the dance music scene....More

Under My Feet. at Room 02
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th February 2016 

Club Aquarium 1.88 miles from The Royal Oak

Share the love on the dancefloor with Bleak Luminary, Sian Baker and Wolfhead as they dish out house and techno ...More

Marta Capponi And Bruno D'Ambra
Concerts | On 13th February 2016 

Boisdale Of Bishopsgate 1.93 miles from The Royal Oak

The vocalist and her accompanying pianist present a gentle evening of jazz and pop songs all on a theme of ...More

Once Upon A WigWam
Once Upon A WigWam
Foodie Events | Until 4th March 2016 

The Queen Of Hoxton 1.93 miles from The Royal Oak

The Queen of Hoxton's WigWam returns once again this winter for Once Upon A WigWam, a Brothers Grimm ...More

 
So Fresh So Clean Valentines Day
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th February 2016 

The Queen Of Hoxton 1.93 miles from The Royal Oak

A Single Ladies special with classic hip hop and R&B from the 90s with resident Harry Love....More

 
 
 
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