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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
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Arch Car Parking
 
1 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  37% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 7 minutes from The Empress
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £52  37% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 10 minutes from The Empress
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  42% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 10 minutes from The Empress
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Red Chilli
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
137 Leman Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | Same location as The Empress
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Spice Namaste
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
16 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
Cafe Spice Namaste is Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala's celebrated landmark Indian restaurant, a short hop away from the Tower of London. Arguably thought of more ... More
 
 
 
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Kasturi Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
57 Aldgate High Street, City, London EC3N | 6 minutes from The Empress
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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Grange Tower Bridge Knight's Lounge
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
The Knight's Lounge at Grange Tower Bridge is a light, airy space where afternoon tea is served. With inviting sofas and impressive floor-to-ceiling windows, it's also ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Amber
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
21 Piazza Walk, Goodman's Fields, E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
Tucked away behind the Curzon in Goodman's Fields, Amber is an all-day Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurant serving fresh, healthy salads, Pide (boat-shaped flatbread) and a ... More
 
 
 
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Bar + Block Steakhouse
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
68 Alie Street, E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
Affordable hand-cut steaks, from rump to ribeye, are the main attraction at Bar + Block, Whitbread's high street steak brand. Just ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Carol: A Fairy Tale
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th November 2019 to 4th January 2020 - Various Times
The Empress, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
Piers Torday's retelling of Charles Dickens's famous festive story as told by Ebenezer Scrooge's equally-notorious sister Fan, widow of John Marley. Starring Sally Dexter....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Eileen Simpson And Ben White (Open Music Archive): Once Heard Before
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th August 2019 to 5th January 2020 - Various Times
The Empress, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 6 minutes from The Empress
Beat-makers and emcees mutate hit records from the 1950s and 1960s into new sounds, plus a screening of the film Once Heard Before....More
 
 
 
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La Caixa: Collection Of Contemporary Art: Selected By Tom McCarthy
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th September 2019 to 5th January 2020 - Various Times
The Empress, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 6 minutes from The Empress
Photography, sculpture and multimedia works by Sophie Ristelhueber, Steve McQueen, Isa Genzken, Aitor Ortiz, Pedro Mora, Eugenio Ampudia and Eve Sussman, all selected by the novelist ...More
 
 
 
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
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, ... 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 | 2 minutes from The Empress
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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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Empress
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Goodman's Fields
London > Attractions >
54 Leman Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
A pretty, pedestrianised square with a water feature and bronze horses galloping down the middle, Goodman's Fields is a focal point for local residents and workers ... More
 
 
 
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Fotografiska London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 5 minutes from The Empress
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 | 6 minutes from The Empress
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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The best shops and markets near The Empress
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St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 8 minutes from The Empress
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
 
 
 
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from The Empress
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 | 11 minutes from The Empress
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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Near The Empress
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 19 minutes from The Empress
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 19 minutes from The Empress
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 21 minutes from The Empress
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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The Empress gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
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 Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 10 minutes from The Empress
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from The Empress
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Empress.
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 3 minutes from The Empress
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 12 minutes from The Empress
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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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 13 minutes from The Empress
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 Empress clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Slug and Lettuce Minories
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Clare House 30-33, Minories, EC3N | 5 minutes from The Empress
It started in 1984, when Hugh Corbett opened the first Slug and Lettuce in Islington and created a new, female friendly pub with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 6 minutes from The Empress
The team behind the Grand Union bars have now ventured into new territory with the opening of Trade Union. Located in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jin Bo Law
London > Nightlife > Bars
Dorsett City London, 9 Aldgate High Street, EC3N | 7 minutes from The Empress
Located on the 14th floor of the Dorsett City London, Jin Bo Law offers unrivalled views of the City of London and beyond. Guests seated on ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Empress.
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Empress
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
Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 8 minutes from The Empress
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 10 minutes from The Empress
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Christmas Carol: A Fairy Tale
Theatre | Until 4th January 2020 

Wilton's Music Hall 2 minutes walk from The Empress

Piers Torday's retelling of Charles Dickens's famous festive story as told by Ebenezer Scrooge's equally-notorious sister Fan, widow of John ...More

Eileen Simpson And Ben White (Open Music Archive): Once Heard Before
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Empress

Beat-makers and emcees mutate hit records from the 1950s and 1960s into new sounds, plus a screening of the film ...More

Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary
Exhibitions | Until 12th January 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Empress

This retrospective of the artist's work spans six decades and includes drawings, sculpture prints and film....More

Sense Sound/Sound Sense
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Empress

With works by John Cage, Philip Corner, Dick Higgins, Alison Knowles, George Maciunas, Claes Oldenburg and Yoko Ono, the exhibition ...More

La Caixa: Collection Of Contemporary Art: Selected By Tom McCarthy
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Empress

Photography, sculpture and multimedia works by Sophie Ristelhueber, Steve McQueen, Isa Genzken, Aitor Ortiz, Pedro Mora, Eugenio Ampudia and Eve ...More

Tower of London Ice Rink
Tower of London Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 5th January 2020 

Tower Of London 8 minutes walk from The Empress

Nestled in the rounded hollow of the dry moat, the Tower of London's ice rink area forms a wonderfully festive ...More

 
Fentimans Pink Gingerbread House
Fentimans Pink Gingerbread House
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2020 

Skylight Rooftop 9 minutes walk from The Empress

A life-size pink gingerbread house has landed on the rooftop of Tobacco Dock and you can eat its sweet filled ...More

 
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st January 2020 

Coppa Club 10 minutes walk from The Empress

The instagram hit, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. They've been re-designed ...More

 
Christmas Wreath Workshop With Rebel Rebel
Seasonal | Until 18th December 2019 

Old Spitalfields Market 12 minutes walk from The Empress

Community & Lifestyle, Christmas/Xmas Lights....More

Christmas Shopping With Urban Makers
Seasonal | Until 18th December 2019 

Old Spitalfields Market 12 minutes walk from The Empress

Community & Lifestyle, Christmas/Xmas Lights....More

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