Rootmaster  

 
 
ADDRESS
Elys Yard, Spitalfields, Old Truman Brewery, London E1 6QL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
11:00 - 22:00 Daily
 
PRICES
Main Courses £9 - £12
 

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RootmasterThe Routemaster bus occupies a special place in the hearts of Londoners. And if the old adage - 'the best way to a man's heart is through his stomach' - is true then this is the best way of cementing that warm, fuzzy feeling. When the much-loved mode of transport was largely retired - replaced by the altogether less loved bendy bus - there was an outcry. This novel repositioning, then, of the Rootmaster as vegan 'bustaurant' should be applauded for its sheer inventiveness and for getting the iconic red double-decker back on the London map. Parked up outside the Truman Brewery, the bus is the brainchild of ex-dancer Sylvia Garcia and all the food, prepared on the lower deck, is vegan. Upstairs offers seating for 28 and - weather permitting - there's additional seating outside. The tasty looking menu offers choices of purple sprouting brocoli, aubergine stack salad or tofu tower washed down with an organic wine list and finished off with triple chocolate fudge cake or ice cream with wild berries. Nostalgic journeys never tasted so good.

 

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Underground Stations

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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

 
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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  38% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 7 minutes from Rootmaster
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  35% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Rootmaster
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
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £128  40% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 9 minutes from Rootmaster
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 
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Leon
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
3 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Rootmaster
When Leon first threw open its doors in Carnaby Street a few years ago workers of London rejoiced - well, the glamorous girls who work in ... More
 
 
 
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Carnevale Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
135 Whitecross Street, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from Rootmaster
This cosy vegetarian restaurant is a bit like eating in someone's house - only with great food. Mains may include a selection of risotto with squash ... More
 
 
 
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Gallery Cafe
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
21 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 19 minutes from Rootmaster
Vegetarian cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Brick Lane Brasserie
London > Restaurants >
67 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Rootmaster
... More
 
 
 
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Brick Lane Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
67 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Rootmaster
... More
 
 
 
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Nazrul
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
130 Brick lane, Shoreditch, London E16RU | 1 minute from Rootmaster
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Border Crossings' Origins Festival presents THE 7 STAGES OF GRIEVING
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd and 24th June 2017 at 7.30pm & 25th June 2017 at 6.30pm
Rootmaster, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 5 minutes from Rootmaster
The refreshed version reflects the changing attitudes of Australian people and showcases the immense talents of emerging Indigenous performer Chenoa Deemal....More
 
 
 
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The 7 Stages Of Grieving
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd and 24th June 2017 at 7.30pm & 25th June 2017 at 6.30pm
Rootmaster, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 5 minutes from Rootmaster
Chenoa Deemal stars in this solo show based around seven different aspects of grief, telling seven different tales. Written by Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman and ...More
 
 
 
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Summer 1917
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017 - 12noon
Rootmaster, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 5 minutes from Rootmaster
A chance to listen to various music artists, see improvised theatre and partake of various social activities, all with a Russian theme....More
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Rootmaster
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Rootmaster
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E16LA | 5 minutes from Rootmaster
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different interests with ... More
 
 
 
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The Boiler House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Rootmaster
The Old Truman Brewery's celebrated Old Boiler House, which dates back to the 1830s, a warehouse with spectacular soaring ceilings and houses the landmark Truman Chimney, ... More
 
 
 
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Former Shoreditch Underground Station
London > Attractions >
Pedley Street, off Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Rootmaster
The former Shoreditch Underground Station closed in 2006, and while the rest of the line re-opened in 2010 as part of the London Overground network, poor ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Rootmaster
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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Sunday (UP) Market at the Old Truman Brewery
London > Shopping > Markets
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Rootmaster
For all you fashion and flavour-istas out there, here's another stop-off on your list. This market is a treasure trove of jewellery, vintage clothes, handbags, accessories, ... More
 
 
 
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Rough Trade East
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Rootmaster
The great stalwart of independent music, Rough Trade in Covent Garden has finally had to close after rents became simply unaffordable. HMV has reported a 73% ... More
 
 
 
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Oh Baby London!
London > Shopping > Baby Care
162 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Rootmaster
Designer baby clothes. Selling garments such as playsuits, bodyvests, t-shirts, jeans, tights, dresses, hats, hoodies and fake fur jackets. They concentrate on offering clothes that are ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 8 minutes from Rootmaster
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 | 9 minutes from Rootmaster
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 17 minutes from Rootmaster
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Rootmaster
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Rootmaster
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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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 13 minutes from Rootmaster
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 6 minutes from Rootmaster
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from Rootmaster
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from Rootmaster
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Rootmaster
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
 
 
 
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JuJu's Bar and Stage
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Hanbury Street, Ely's Yard, E1 | 1 minute from Rootmaster
Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, tucked away at the back of Ely's Yard, Juju's Bar and Stage ... More
 
 
 
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Rootmaster
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Rootmaster
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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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Rootmaster
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Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from Rootmaster
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 
 

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Junkyard Golf Club
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Rich Mix Centre 5 minutes walk from Rootmaster

Quechua performer Jose Navarro works with puppets and music to describe his Andean homeland....More

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Rich Mix Centre 5 minutes walk from Rootmaster

A work for children with an ecological theme....More

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch 8 minutes walk from Rootmaster

Feelgood house from guest DJs....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th June 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 8 minutes walk from Rootmaster

Laid-back hip hop, R&B, funk, soul and disco courtesy of Applebum selectors....More

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The Queen Of Hoxton 8 minutes walk from Rootmaster

The Queen of Hoxton's seasonal rooftop parties have become a legendary addition to the capital's event calendar and this year ...More

 
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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th June 2017 

Cargo 9 minutes walk from Rootmaster

A weekly Sunday night party featuring hip hop, house and R&B from resident DJs....More

Soca Loco Day Party
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House, dance and chilled-out vibes from Big Business, DJ Dee, DJ Majikal, Triple M, DJ LS and DJ Daiky....More

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