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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  33% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
Grange City Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £80  41% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
The Grange City Hotel is a 5 star hotel that's luxury is matched by the superb panoramic views over the city of London. A stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  39% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
 
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Angela Hartnett, a former protégé of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey, takes the reins at the Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room, which relaunched in January 2011. While Hartnett ... More
 
 
 
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The Culpeper
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
40 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Dispensary
From the outset, when Nico Treguer, Gareth Roberts and Bash Redford began restoring The Culpeper pub in June 2014, they created a rooftop kitchen garden and ... More
 
 
 
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VQ Aldgate
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
9-13 Aldgate High Street, EC3N | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
Famous for staying open 24 hours - VQ stands for Vingt Quatre - this is a great spot, day or night, for all ... More
 
 
 
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Pilpel
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
60 Alie Street, E1 | 1 minute from The Dispensary
Named after founder Uri Dinay's childhood nickname, Pilpel (meaning chilli pepper) offers falafels from a recipe developed over 60 years working on a falafel kiosk ... More
 
 
 
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Clifton Brick Lane
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
1 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Dispensary
It takes great things for a restaurant to defy the standard East End curry house formula and stand out. The Clifton has triumphed with a modicum ... More
 
 
 
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Kasturi Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
57 Aldgate High Street, City, London EC3N | 3 minutes from The Dispensary
If you run an Indian restaurant in this neck of the woods - even a mid-priced one with an interesting menu - you have to work ... More
 
 
 
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ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th December 2017 to 1st April 2018 - Various Times
The Dispensary, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Works exploring how we project our identity through our appearances and consumer choices by 28 artists including Ai Weiwei, Lynda Benglis, Walead Beshty, Martin Boyce, Alice ...More
 
 
 
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Leonor Antunes: The Frisson Of The Togetherness
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd October 2017 to 9th April 2018 - Various Times
The Dispensary, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Hanging and floor-based sculptures made from materials including metal, leather and rope, illuminated by lights designed by the artist....More
 
 
 
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Mark Dion: Theatre Of The Natural World
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th February to 13th May 2018 - Various Times
The Dispensary, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
A sequence of installations created between 2000 and the present representing a host of environments travelled through by the American conceptual artist....More
 
 
 
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 1 minute from The Dispensary
Part of an upmarket development, Goodman's Fields, Curzon Aldgate is a new-build cinema in the East End. Enter through the lounge/bar with its leather sofas ... More
 
 
 
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
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The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Dispensary
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Fotografiska London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Showing up to seven exhibitions at one time, all of which are accessible with one entry ticket, Fotografiska London follows the successful model ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from The Dispensary
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian sari ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Dispensary
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from The Dispensary
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
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The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
The Laundry Room presents its very first Christmas Pop-Up Shop, taking place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December 2011 in east London. Housed on the ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, Spitalfields
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes from The Dispensary
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 17 minutes from The Dispensary
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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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 22 minutes from The Dispensary
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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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
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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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from The Dispensary
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 | 9 minutes from The Dispensary
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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The best pubs near London The Dispensary.
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 1 minute from The Dispensary
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from The Dispensary
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 Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 11 minutes from The Dispensary
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C. East
London > Nightlife > Bars
19 Bevis Marks, EC3A | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
Hidden in the basement of James Cochran's restaurant in EC3, this subterranean parlour is the fifth instalment of the much-loved bring ... More
 
 
 
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from The Dispensary
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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Simmons Liverpool Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
21 Widegate Street, E1 | 8 minutes from The Dispensary
The award-winning Simmons bar group, whose bars keep cropping up all over town, is best known for its weird and wonderful interiors and ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Dispensary.
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
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 The Dispensary
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Mark Dion: Theatre Of The Natural World
Exhibitions | Until 13th May 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Dispensary

A sequence of installations created between 2000 and the present representing a host of environments travelled through by the American ...More

ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Works exploring how we project our identity through our appearances and consumer choices by 28 artists including Ai Weiwei, Lynda ...More

Leonor Antunes: The Frisson Of The Togetherness
Exhibitions | Until 9th April 2018 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Hanging and floor-based sculptures made from materials including metal, leather and rope, illuminated by lights designed by the artist....More

DJs And Cocktails
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th August 2018 

Apples And Pears 3 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Funk, old skool and pop courtesy of resident DJs....More

Duckie Family: Legacy
Theatre | On 17th February 2018 

Rich Mix Centre 13 minutes walk from The Dispensary

A film screening, art installations, performances, dancing and music - all intended to address the myth that people of colour ...More

MARSM: Photo & Design Exposition
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Rich Mix Centre 13 minutes walk from The Dispensary

A showcase for Algerian art featuring satirical graphic designer El Moustach, as well as photographers Lola Khalfa and Oualid Khelifi....More

The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 14 minutes walk from The Dispensary

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 
Glitterbox x Jealous Gallery
Exhibitions | Until 19th February 2018 

Jealous Gallery, Shoreditch 15 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Renowned for mega Ibiza parties, east London collective Glitterbox take over the Jealous Gallery in Shoreditch this February with a ...More

Four Letter Word Weekender
Concerts | Until 18th February 2018 

The Old Blue Last 15 minutes walk from The Dispensary

The Old Blue Last in Shoreditch is hosting the Four Letter Word Weekender micro-festival this weekend with two days of ...More

Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | Until 15th April 2018 

The Bridge Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to Rome to public adulation and ...More

 

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Two Pear Tree Street

A brand new immersive experience from entertainment company dotdotdot, SOMNAI invites participants to delve into ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox presents The Planets
Concerts | On 29th September 

Barbican Centre

Opening the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 2018-19 season at the Barbicanwith a big bang, the orchestra joins forces with Professor Brian Cox and conductor Ben Gernon to take a ...More

London Sinfonietta
Concerts | On 24th March 

Kings Place

The London Sinfonietta performs pieces by Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky and Henry Cowell in an exploration of Albert Einstein's 'thought experiments' on the space-time continuum. The influence of Einstein's ideas took music in ...More

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The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
Coraline
Coraline
Concerts | From 29th March 

Barbican Centre

The Barbican stages the world premiere of the Royal Opera's new production, Coraline, created by ...More

 
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
Concerts | From 29th March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Actress Fiona Shaw returns to direct the second ...More

 
English National Opera: La Traviata
Concerts | From 16th March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Daniel Kramer directs his first opera since becoming English National Opera's artistic director in August 2016, a new production of romantic tragedy La traviata starring Claudia Boyle as ...More

English National Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Concerts | From 1st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Robert Carsen's classic production of A Midsummer Night's Dream returns to the London Coliseum this spring. Benjamin Britten's operatic adaptation of Shakespeare's romantic comedy has choreography by Matthew ...More

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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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