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Whitechapel Railway Station is part of the East London Line on the London Overground network which reopened in April 2010. Shoreditch High Street is the preceding station and Shadwell comes after Whitechapel if you're heading north to south. Nearby attractions include the Whitechapel Gallery and the Royal London Hospital.


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Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 52 34% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment from 125 36% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 124 35% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 15 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
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Alternative Overground Stations nearest Whitechapel Overground Station

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Shadwell Overground Station
London > Travel > Overground Stations
Chapman Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Shadwell Railway Station is on the East London Line of London Overground, between Whitechapel to the north and Wapping to the south. It is located near ... More
Shoreditch High Street Overground Station
London > Travel > Overground Stations
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Shoreditch High Street Railway Station is located on Bethnal Green Road close to Shoreditch High Street and is served by London Overground services running on the ... More
Wapping Overground Station
London > Travel > Overground Stations
Wapping Lane, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 20 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Wapping Railway Station is in east London, on the East London Line of London Overground between Shadwell and Rotherhithe.... More
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 16 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 32 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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Genesis Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-95 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Originally the Paragon Music Hall, built in 1885, Genesis Cinema is east London's oldest cinema. Located between Whitechapel and Stepney Green tube stations, the independent cinema ... More
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Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
There's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few of ... More
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Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
More than a library, the Idea Store in Whitechapel brings together adult learning, training and meeting areas, as well as a focus on the local history ... More
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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Beyond Retro
London > Shopping > Clothing
112 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 7 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Vast warehouse near Brick Lane packed with vintage clothing and accessories. American vintage clothing outlets don’t get much bigger or better than this. Having bagged a huge, ... More
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Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Brick Lane Market is pure East End London, which means Jewish bagel shops, Bangladeshi curry houses, Indian sari silks - and Cockneys crying out their wares. ... More
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Oh Baby London!
London > Shopping > Baby Care
162 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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Mr White's English Chophouse
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
New Road Hotel, 103-107 New Road, E1 | 2 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Marco Pierre White brings a contemporary take on the chophouse to New Road Hotel in Whitechapel. Updating the chophouses which first emerged in ... More
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New Tayyab
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
North Indian cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
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Tayyabs
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 - 89 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
You can tell from the queue that regularly forms just inside the door that this place offers something above the average. A highly rated and highly ... More
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 16 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 17 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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London Shuffle Club
London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 13 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 10 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
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The Sun Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
441 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
Originally opened in 1851 as The Sun Inn, this Bethnal Green drinking den is c onsidered a bar by the present ... More
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The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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Alcotraz: Prison Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
212 Brick Lane, E1 | 10 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
We can think of worse places to serve time. Alcotraz is a cocktail bar inspired by America's most infamous prison , popping up behind ... More
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 12 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Overground Station
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