Ainsley Street  

 
 
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Ainsley Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Ainsley Street in Tower Hamlets. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Ainsley Street is Bethnal Green Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the East.

Ainsley Street is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
12 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Calendar 2017

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

 
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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  25% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 6 minutes from Ainsley Street
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  25% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 15 minutes from Ainsley Street
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  32% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 16 minutes from Ainsley Street
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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Ainsley Street

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Andrew Grassie
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th November 2017 to 7th January 2018 - 11am-6pm
Ainsley Street, 21 Herald Street, E2 | 3 minutes from Ainsley Street
Photo-realistic paintings of sourced images from the internet by the artist....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Searching For Ghosts
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd May 2017 to 21st January 2018 - 10am-5.45pm
Ainsley Street, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Ainsley Street
Working with the museum and photographer Tom Hunter participants undertook an exploration of some of the housing in East London; from the demolished tower block on ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd July 2017 to 25th February 2018
Ainsley Street, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Ainsley Street
The original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life of Michael Morpurgo, one of Britain's ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Ainsley Street

Near Ainsley Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2 minutes from Ainsley Street
One of Bethnal Green's best kept secrets, 10 Gales is a contemporary art space, live show venue, vintage fashion boutique, coffee shop and hairdressers all under ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2 minutes from Ainsley Street
The famous Backyard Comedy Club, one of East London's hottest comedy spots, was originally opened in 2000 by comedian Lee Hurst. In 2004 the comedian ran ... More
 
 
 
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Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 7 minutes from Ainsley Street
Oval Space is a multi-use arts and events space with 6,000 square feet of space in Bethnal Green in East London with stunning views over the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Ainsley Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Ainsley Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Ainsley Street
The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Ainsley Street
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 | 9 minutes from Ainsley Street
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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Shopping near Ainsley Street

The best shops and markets near Ainsley Street
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King & Queen of Bethnal Green
London > Shopping > Clothing
41 Temple Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Ainsley Street
When one reader, Barbara Buchanan, came across this gorgeous vintage and fashion boutique she wanted to pass on the shopping tip. "I have used your recommendations ... More
 
 
 
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Beyond Retro
London > Shopping > Clothing
112 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 8 minutes from Ainsley Street
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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Columbia Road Flower Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 10 minutes from Ainsley Street
Lined with chic boutiques, every Sunday this historic street fills with a bright patchwork of hundreds of flower stalls. Columbia Road is the capital's most colourful ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Ainsley Street

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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
366 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2 minutes from Ainsley Street
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Paradise Garage
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
254 Paradise Row, E2 | 3 minutes from Ainsley Street
Neighbouring the likes of Mother Kelly's, the Japanese Canteen and Resident of Paradise Row, Paradise Garage is in ... More
 
 
 
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E Pellicci
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
332 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5 minutes from Ainsley Street
Pellicci's is a classic example of fifties post-war cafe and a slice of East End history. The art-deco interior with wood-panelled walls which date back to ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Ainsley Street

Near Ainsley Street
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Ainsley Street
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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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 13 minutes from Ainsley Street
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 19 minutes from Ainsley Street
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Ainsley Street

Ainsley Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Ainsley Street
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Ainsley Street
Bethnal Green's former Turkish baths have been refurbished and turned into a spa complete with aroma steam rooms and a plunge pool. Spa LONDON is run ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 13 minutes from Ainsley Street
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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Pubs near Ainsley Street

The best pubs near London Ainsley Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Ainsley Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Ainsley Street
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Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Ainsley Street
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Ainsley Street

Ainsley Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 9 minutes from Ainsley Street
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alcotraz: Prison Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
212 Brick Lane, E1 | 11 minutes from Ainsley Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 13 minutes from Ainsley Street
The BrewDog bar in Bethnal Green Road caters for the Shoreditch hipsters with BrewDog craft beers and interiors decorated with antique tiles, reclaimed metal and a ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Ainsley Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Ainsley Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 11 minutes from Ainsley Street
... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 15 minutes from Ainsley Street
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
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 18 minutes from Ainsley Street
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Ainsley Street

Ainsley Street, Ainsley Stret
 
 

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Andrew Grassie
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Maureen Paley 3 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

Photo-realistic paintings of sourced images from the internet by the artist....More

Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 3 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

The original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life ...More

 
The Bubble Bros Christmas Pop Up
The Bubble Bros Christmas Pop Up
Foodie Events | Until 16th December 2017 

134 Columbia Road 10 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

This December, Bubble Bros, who usually pedal prosecco from their fleet of five Piaggio Ape vans, is going off-road and ...More

 
Macho Trax
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th December 2017 

Cafe 1001 12 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

The up-and-coming selectors spin an eclectic mix of dusty grooves, deep disco, rough funk and beyond....More

We Got Wood Comedy
Comedy | On 13th December 2017 

Cafe 1001 12 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

Surreal humour, gags and clowning utilising animation and technological techniques from the 2013 Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian winner, Darren Walsh. ...More

LauraDDances
Theatre | On 13th December 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 13 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

Theatre, Variety Show....More

Finding My Strength
Concerts | On 13th December 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 13 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

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Junkyard Golf Club
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 13 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

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

 
Days Are Done // Izzie Yardley // RiverChild
Concerts | On 13th December 2017 

Apples And Pears 16 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

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Fried Sugar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th March 2018 

Cargo 17 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

The finest resident DJs spin hip hop and R&B each week....More

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Carols by Candlelight
Concerts | On 17th December 

Union Chapel

The perfect way to celebrate Christmas, Carols by Candlelight at Union Chapel presents an evening of traditional carols and readings in a beautiful candlelit setting. The Union Chapel singers and Boe Huntress present the evening, ...More

Aftermath: Art In The Wake Of World War One
Exhibitions | From 5th June 

Tate Britain

A century since the end of WWI Tate Britain takes a look at how artists responded to the physical and psychological scars left on Europe. A fascinating and ...More

Murillo: The Self Portraits
Murillo: The Self Portraits
Exhibitions | From 24th February 

National Gallery

Reuniting the only two known self-portraits by Murillo ...More

 
Clementine's Christmas Special At Crazy Coqs
Comedy | From 19th December 

Crazy Coqs

Comedy, Musical....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Exhibitions | From 28th June 

National Portrait Gallery

Almost a decade after his death, and coinciding ...More

 
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Dance | From 9th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min's new work takes ...More

 
Carmen La Cubana
Carmen La Cubana
Dance | From 1st August 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by ...More

 
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Dance | From 29th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sixteen years after his first production, Kaash, talented choreographer and dancer Akram Khanis set for ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary, Shakespeare's Globe gets a new Artistic Director and three ...More

 
May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Theatre | From 5th February 

Peacock Theatre

With jaw-dropping stunts, tricks and contemporary artistry, Cirque Berserk! is back with its most famous ...More

 
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Foodie Events | On 8th February 

Hawker House

Foodism presents the first-ever National Pizza Day this ...More

 
Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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