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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  22% 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  29% 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 £79  21% 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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The Holy Birds
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
94 Middlesex Street, E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
A pioneering food and drink destination, The Holy Birds puts the spotlight on poultry, cocktails and design. Opened by the award-winning Calabrese Brothers in late 2016, ... 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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Guerrilla Girls: Is It Even Worse In Europe'
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st October 2016 to 5th March 2017 - Various Times
The Dispensary, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
The collective revisits its 1986 poster stating 'It's Even Worse in Europe', with the latest campaign including a banner installed on the front of the Gallery, ...More
 
 
 
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Things Fall Apart
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 16th March 2017 - 7pm
The Dispensary, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Artist Duncan Whitley presents the UK premiere of his new work Things Fall Apart, accompanied by a new text by cultural theorist Mark Fisher, alongside earlier ...More
 
 
 
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OneTrackMinds
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th February 2017 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
The Dispensary, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
Literary & Education, Book Signing....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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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 9 minutes from The Dispensary
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... 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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Electric Blue Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
The Electric Blue Gallery gallery, co-owned by Jessica Tibbles and Olivier Bernay, opened in January 2009. By February, Wallpaper* magazine was calling the launch "a highlight ... More
 
 
 
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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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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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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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The Song Guild
Concerts | On 24th February 2017 

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

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CirqueDuLagos
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st March 2017 

Proud Cabaret City 1.84 miles from The Dispensary

Cirque du Lagos is a London based concept club that fuses Lagos' renowned party spirit with a circus-carnival themed ambience, ...More

Andy C Residency: Randall + Storm
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th February 2017 

XOYO 1.87 miles from The Dispensary

Andy C continues his residency, this time joined by producers Randall and Storm, to supply dance and drum'n'bass....More

Andy C Residency
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st March 2017 

XOYO 1.87 miles from The Dispensary

The DJ Andy Clarke will be bringing his dynamic drum'n'bass productions to the dancefloor with special guests....More

Iron Man (Over 7s)
Theatre | Until 5th March 2017 

Unicorn Theatre 1.88 miles from The Dispensary

Matthew Robins brings to life Ted Hughes' timeless story, staged by Unicorn....More

Big Fish
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th February 2017 

Club Aquarium 1.88 miles from The Dispensary

All shades of house from Gavyn Mytchel, Francesco Poggi, CASSIMM and Per Pedersen....More

The Hunting Lodge
Theatre | Until 5th March 2017 

Unicorn Theatre 1.88 miles from The Dispensary

Purni Morell directs her translation of Belgian playwright Ignace Cornelissen's love story gone wrong....More

Winter WigWam: Skye Halla
Winter WigWam: Skye Halla
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 7th April 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 1.93 miles from The Dispensary

On the back of its popular A Tribute to Dr. Strange summer residency, the Queen of Hoxton's rooftop is set ...More

 
Wild Life
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th February 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 1.93 miles from The Dispensary

House, disco, electro and techno in the basement plus party jams, pop and R&B on the ground floor....More

Players Ball - Hip Hop + R&B
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th February 2017 

Trapeze Bar 1.94 miles from The Dispensary

Southern Hospitality DJs Rob Pursey and Davey Boy Smith supply hip hop and R&B....More

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Taking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican ...More

 
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A ten-day event, the Cut Festival brings together ...More

 
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The House Of St Barnabas

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Prince Charles Cinema

The Prince Charles Cinema pays homage to Tim Burton this weekend with an all-nighter dedicated ...More

 
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Catalan cuisine from Victor Garvey served in a dining room reminiscent of Barcelona's elegant-but-casual beachfront ...More

 
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MasterChef's Monica Galetti and husband David, chief sommelier at Le Gavroche, fulfil their long-term personal dream with Mere....More

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Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer....More

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Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

Number 177 Bar Official Launch
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 5th March 

Number 177 Bar & Kitchen

Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

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The Tickled Bean Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 16th March 

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The Vaults, Arch 233

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be ...More

 
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Roundhouse

Funk and acid jazz outfit, fronted by lead singer Jay Kay, perform works from their ...More

 
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