The Dolphin  

 
 
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165 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 3RH
 
 
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Mon-Thu: 5pm-2.30am; Fri-Sat: 5pm-4.30am; Sun: 5pm-2am
 

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The Dolphin. Irish pub with good facilities for watching sport.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Homerton Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
25 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  26% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 12 minutes from The Dolphin
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  30% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 25 minutes from The Dolphin
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 £127  42% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 25 minutes from The Dolphin
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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Alternative Pubs nearest The Dolphin

The best pubs near London The Dolphin.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pub on the Park
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Martello Street, Hackney, E8 | 3 minutes from The Dolphin
Perched overlooking London Fields the Pub on the Park is is one of the finest pubs in the East to spend a summer's day. Outside there's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dove
London > Nightlife > Pubs
24 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from The Dolphin
Award winning Hackney stalwart The Dove is a wonderful traditional pub on Broadway Market and sister pub to hidden Clerkenwell gem, The Dovetail. A great place ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Dolphin

The Dolphin clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, Hackney, London E8 | 2 minutes from The Dolphin
Located under the railway arches beside London Fields in Hackney, the London Fields Brewery opened in 2011 and was inspired by the drought of craft beer ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from The Dolphin
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 9 minutes from The Dolphin
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
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Future Ritual
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 15th December 2017 - 6pm-9pm
The Dolphin, 129-131 Mare Street, E8 | Same location as The Dolphin
Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More
 
 
 
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Near The Dolphin
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Netil House
London > Entertainment >
1-7 Westgate Street, Hackney, London E8 | 3 minutes from The Dolphin
A stone's throw from London Fields, Netil House is home to 94 creative studios, a market, gallery and Netil360, a rooftop space with wonderful 360-degree views ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
270 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 | 7 minutes from The Dolphin
Picturehouse Cinemas, who run the popular Greenwich Picturehouse and Clapham Picturehouse opened the Hackney Picturehouse on Mare Street in October 2011 which features the biggest ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 10 minutes from The Dolphin
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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Sights and Attractions near The Dolphin

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Dolphin
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
London > Attractions > Museums
11 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from The Dolphin
Viktor Wynd launched his Little Shop of Horrors in 2009 and in 2014 it re-opened as a museum of rare and priceless marvels of the natural ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vyner Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21-23 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 6 minutes from The Dolphin
The remnants of its former use as an old industrial area are still visible on Vyner Street. But, in recent years, it has become a hotbed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yinka Shonibare Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Street, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from The Dolphin
Turner Shortlisted British artist Yinka Shonibare has bought this former office block, in need of some attention, and hardly changed a thing. While the artist decides ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Dolphin

The best shops and markets near The Dolphin
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
E5 Bakehouse
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 395 Mentmore Terrace, Hackney, London E8 | 2 minutes from The Dolphin
Ben Mackinnon brings the art of sourdough baking to Hackney through his E5 Bakehouse located in a spruced up railway arch near London Fields in East ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Netil Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Westgate Street, E8 | 3 minutes from The Dolphin
Next door to Netil House, Netil Market is home to a permanent community of independent businesses operating every day of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Broadway Market
London > Shopping > Markets
East London, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from The Dolphin
Broadway is a great little market that is expanding rapidly and enjoys a tremendous reputation. It's worth the trip down there as there's a tremendous variety ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near The Dolphin London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wringer and Mangle
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
13-18 Sidworth Street, E8 | 1 minute from The Dolphin
Following on from the success of the award-winning Hoxton Pony, drinks master Gerry Calabrese presents Wringer & Mangle. Located in London Fields in a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Climpson's Arch
London > Restaurants >
Arch 374 Helmsley Place, E8 | 1 minute from The Dolphin
Set up in 2013, Climpson's Arch has been a business incubator, giving up and coming chefs space to test out their ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Exceline African Cuisine
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
175 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 | 2 minutes from The Dolphin
Home-style east African cooking is hard to come by on the London dining scene, making Bethnal Green's Exceline Exotic Dishes a celebrated east London haunt. Food ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Dolphin

Near The Dolphin
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 16 minutes from The Dolphin
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 17 minutes from The Dolphin
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 22 minutes from The Dolphin
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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Leisure near The Dolphin

The Dolphin gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Martello Road, E8 | 3 minutes from The Dolphin
Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 6 minutes from The Dolphin
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 13 minutes from The Dolphin
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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Meeting venue hire near The Dolphin

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Dolphin.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Dolphin
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 25 minutes from The Dolphin
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 30 minutes from The Dolphin
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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Jamali Maddix - Hate Thy Neighbour
Comedy | On 12th December 2017 

Moth Club 9 minutes walk from The Dolphin

The artist probes a selection of polarising and often extreme American characters, looking for answers in a country rocked by ...More

Cinderella
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

Hackney Empire 9 minutes walk from The Dolphin

The classic rags-to-riches tale is told in true Hackney style by our award-winning pantomime team as they prove a new ...More

Cinderella at Hackney Empire
Cinderella at Hackney Empire
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

Hackney Empire 9 minutes walk from The Dolphin

This Christmas, Harlem meets Hackney in the classic rags to riches tale of Cinderella.West End performer Aisha Jawando (most recently ...More

 
Ryan McMullan
Concerts | On 12th December 2017 

Oslo 12 minutes walk from The Dolphin

The Portaferry-originating singer-songwriter performs his folk-pop originals....More

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

V & A Museum of Childhood 16 minutes walk from The Dolphin

Photographic portraits exploring sibling relationships and how they affect our sense of identity....More

Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 16 minutes walk from The Dolphin

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

 
Searching For Ghosts
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 16 minutes walk from The Dolphin

Working with the museum and photographer Tom Hunter participants undertook an exploration of some of the housing in East London; ...More

The Bubble Bros Christmas Pop Up
The Bubble Bros Christmas Pop Up
Foodie Events | Until 16th December 2017 

134 Columbia Road 17 minutes walk from The Dolphin

This December, Bubble Bros, who usually pedal prosecco from their fleet of five Piaggio Ape vans, is going off-road and ...More

 
The Spyglass Project Presents Dancing In Dalston
Exhibitions | Until 15th December 2017 

The Junction Rooms 18 minutes walk from The Dolphin

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

OperaUpClose: Eugene Onegin
Concerts | Until 23rd December 2017 

Arcola Theatre 18 minutes walk from The Dolphin

Lucy Bradley directs the Olivier Award-winning company in a new English version of Tchaikovsky's sweeping coming-of-age opera....More

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Clementine's Christmas Special At Crazy Coqs
Comedy | From 19th December 

Crazy Coqs

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Crazy Coqs
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Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Exhibitions | From 28th June 

National Portrait Gallery

Almost a decade after his death, and coinciding ...More

 
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Dance | From 9th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min's new work takes ...More

 
Carmen La Cubana
Carmen La Cubana
Dance | From 1st August 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by ...More

 
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Dance | From 29th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sixteen years after his first production, Kaash, talented choreographer and dancer Akram Khanis set for ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

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May in London 2018
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The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Theatre | From 5th February 

Peacock Theatre

With jaw-dropping stunts, tricks and contemporary artistry, Cirque Berserk! is back with its most famous ...More

 
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Foodie Events | On 8th February 

Hawker House

Foodism presents the first-ever National Pizza Day this ...More

 
Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
Dance | From 30th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Spilling out into the foyer, the Family Weekend ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 2nd April 

Dominion Theatre

It wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 ...More

 
Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
All's Well That Ends Well
Theatre | From 11th January 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining of Shakespeare's drama All's Well That Ends Well to the Globe's candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. ...More

Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
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Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Omer Tiroche Gallery
Attractions 

Mayfair art gallery with a focus on modern, post-war and contemporary art with exhibition spaces in London and Jaffa....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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