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111b Commercial Street, Spitalfields, Spitalfields Market, London E1 6BG
 
 
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QueensKitsch, colourful, cute and cuddly, this glitzy gift grotto in Spitalfields is irresistible. Wander around its magical wonderland and make friends with flirting fairies, kissing fish, perky-eyed reindeer and nut-cracker busting squirrels. Christmas time is when Queens really comes alive with the sights, sounds and smells of the season, so head to Queens and indulge in some old-fashioned gaudy glamour. Warning: avoid if alergic to glitter.

 

LondonTown.com - Queens Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  34% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 5 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £142  40% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 7 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  23% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Moomin Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
43 Covent Garden Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2.2 miles from Queens
Tove Jansson's Moomins, the loveable hippo-like trolls, come in all forms, shapes and formats at The Moomin Shop in Covent Garden - from books to mugs, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mont Blanc
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
10 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 14 minutes from Queens
As Mont Blanc's opulent pens are not officially available over the internet, you will have to visit one of their special boutiques in order to acquire ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Silver Vaults
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 32 minutes from Queens
This is a collection of thirty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Queens

The best shops and markets near Queens
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gandys
London > Shopping > Menswear
105C Commercial Street, E1 | Same location as Queens
Richard Branson stocks Gandys flip flops on his paradise island, The Rolling Stones asked them to design a beach towel and the Mayor of London ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Spitalfields Market
London > Shopping > Markets
1 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Queens
Nestled in the heart of the city, in the shadow of Christ Church, Spitalfields Market marries market stalls with modern shops and restaurants. Where the delightful ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lola's Cupcakes, Spitalfields
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Queens
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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Events near Queens

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Tim Bromage: The Museum Of Divergent Realities
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 20th September 2017 - 7.30pm
Queens, 28 Commercial Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Queens
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Camille Walala: Villa Walala
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th to 24th September 2017
Queens, Broadgate, EC2A | 5 minutes from Queens
An exuberantly colourful, strange and squidgy new world, Villa Walala creates an unexpected architectural landscape in the heart of Broadgate. Dreamt up by textile designer Camille ...More
 
 
 
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Hungover Jams
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 20th September 2017 - 7.30pm-11.30pm
Queens, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 6 minutes from Queens
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Entertainment near Queens

Near Queens
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
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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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Queens
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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Village Underground
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Queens
Easily recognisable for its disused tube carriages elevated well above the ground, Village Underground is an evolving project in Shoreditch building an ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Queens

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Queens
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
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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Restaurants near Queens

What are the best dining options near Queens London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leon
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
3 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Androuet
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
107b Commercial St, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Queens
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John Bread and Wine
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
94-96 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Queens
St John Bread and Wine in Spitalfields is the sister restaurant to Fergus Henderson's original (Michelin starred) 'nose-to-tail' restaurant, the celebrated St John next to Smithfield ... More
 
 
 
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Near Queens
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Queens
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 9 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 16 minutes from Queens
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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Queens gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from Queens
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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Pubs near Queens

The best pubs near London Queens.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Queens
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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Queens clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
JuJu's Bar and Stage
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Hanbury Street, Ely's Yard, E1 | 1 minute from Queens
Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, tucked away at the back of Ely's Yard, Juju's Bar and Stage ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Queens
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Queens.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Queens
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Queens
... More
 
 
 
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Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Queens
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
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 3 minutes walk from Queens

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 
Tim Bromage: The Museum Of Divergent Realities
Exhibitions | On 20th September 2017 

Toynbee Studios 4 minutes walk from Queens

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Camille Walala: Villa Walala
Camille Walala: Villa Walala
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Exchange Square 5 minutes walk from Queens

An exuberantly colourful, strange and squidgy new world, Villa Walala creates an unexpected architectural landscape in the heart of Broadgate. ...More

 
Bold - Graphic Design From India
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 6 minutes walk from Queens

An exhibition of work by some of India's leading contemporary graphic designers, with examples of an exhibition of work by ...More

ISelf Collection: The End Of Love
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from Queens

An exploration of contemporary portraiture featuring works by Akram Zaatari, Chantal Joffe, Rashid Johnson, Alex Katz, Mary Kelly, Leon Kossoff, ...More

Frank Bowling: Fishes, Wishes In Summertime Blue
Exhibitions | Until 21st October 2017 

Hales Gallery 6 minutes walk from Queens

A solo exhibition of Bowling's very recent works. Now widely recognised as 'first among equals' in the field of post-1960 ...More

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Exhibitions | On 20th September 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 6 minutes walk from Queens

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Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from Queens

Invocation by Desire Machine Collective, and Serpent Rain by Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva....More

Animated Images
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 6 minutes walk from Queens

Syrian artist Sulafa Hijazi's series of animated images is a response to our ever-increasing relationship with new media....More

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The Queen Of Hoxton 6 minutes walk from Queens

Embark on a musical journey as DJs explore their vast physical and digital collections. Expect disco, soul, funk and reggae....More

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