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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What's on in London 2017

Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  36% 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  41% 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 £49  37% 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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Refugee Week Event
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 24th June 2017 - 12noon-6.30pm
Ainsley Street, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Ainsley Street
Music from Woven Gold Choir, The Shanty Choir and Praxis, please a programme of refugee-related films....More
 
 
 
Now On
Tom Burr: Stages
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd June to 23rd July 2017 - 11am-6pm
Ainsley Street, 21 Herald Street, E2 | 3 minutes from Ainsley Street
Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ends Today
The Greatest Spectacle of Lucha Libre
London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June 2017
Ainsley Street, 5-15 Old Ford Road, E2 | 6 minutes from Ainsley Street
The grand spectacle of Mexican Lucha Libre makes American wrestling look as dramatic as a rained-out cricket match. The masked wrestlers - many of whom do ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Ainsley Street

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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

What are the best dining options near Ainsley Street London?
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
366 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2 minutes from Ainsley Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 13 minutes from Ainsley Street
A wine bar which began as a pop-up hosting wine nights in a former bank vault in Shoreditch, Sager + Wilde is run by husband and ... 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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Tom Burr: Stages
Exhibitions | Until 23rd July 2017 

Maureen Paley 3 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More

Refugee Week Event
Concerts | On 24th June 2017 

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

Music from Woven Gold Choir, The Shanty Choir and Praxis, please a programme of refugee-related films....More

Seen But Not Heard
Exhibitions | Until 19th November 2017 

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

A display of Rachel Molina's work of intimate photographic portraits and testimonies highlighting children in the transition from primary to ...More

Searching For Ghosts
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

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

Working with the museum and photographer Tom Hunter participants undertook an exploration of some of the housing in East London; ...More

The Greatest Spectacle of Lucha Libre
The Greatest Spectacle of Lucha Libre
Sporting Events | Until 24th June 2017 

York Hall Leisure Centre 6 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

The grand spectacle of Mexican Lucha Libre makes American wrestling look as dramatic as a rained-out cricket match. The masked ...More

 
70 years of...
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2017 

Four Corners 8 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

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Butter Side Up x Louche
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th June 2017 

The Pickle Factory 9 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

Minimal, house and acid from a special, secret headlining guest. Plus support from Hamish Cole and Josh Tweek....More

Bank Of Switches
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th June 2017 

Cafe 1001 12 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

Underground house and techno from Meonmeown, Eko, Big Nick D and Hubie....More

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2017: Chaos Terrain By Ralph Hunter-Menzies
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 13 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

The artist's works involve marks made by erasure using a number of different processes....More

Border Crossings' Origins Festival presents THE 7 STAGES OF GRIEVING
Theatre | Until 25th June 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 13 minutes walk from Ainsley Street

The refreshed version reflects the changing attitudes of Australian people and showcases the immense talents of emerging Indigenous performer Chenoa ...More

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Nobu Shoreditch
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At the heart of Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, this stunning 240-seat restaurant is the place to ...More

 
VQ Aldgate
VQ Aldgate
Dining 

Famous for staying open 24 hours VQ is a great spot, day or night, for ...More

 
Shikumen Aldgate
Dining 

Shikumen at Dorsett City follows in the footsteps of its flagship restaurant at Dorsett Shepherds Bush, which has received Bib Gourmand from the Michelin guide inspectors....More

The Ivy Tower Bridge
The Ivy Tower Bridge
Dining 

Part of the Ivy's brasserie style restaurants, this one has a rather good riverside location ...More

 
Tom Simmons
Tom Simmons
Dining 

Tom Simmons, a former star of MasterChef: The Professionals, dishes up cockle popcorn, laverbread mayonnaise ...More

 
Rola Wala
Rola Wala
Dining 

After the success of Street Feast residencies Rola Wala serves up authentic, healthy, every day ...More

 
Tibits Bankside
Dining 

Displaying over vegetarian 40 dishes, tibits retains its showcase centrepiece at its second London restaurant....More

The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
Dining 

The Oystermen, aka Matt Lovell and Rob Hampton, ...More

 
Duddell's
Duddell's
Dining 

A sibling to Duddell's in Hong Kong, akin to walking into the home of a ...More

 
Gabeto
Gabeto
Dining 

Modern brasserie in Camden Market with Lee Andrews, formerly of Chiltern Firehouse, as head chef ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
Seasonal | From 2nd July 

JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

Venus In Fur
Venus In Fur
Theatre | From 6th October 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

David Ives' hit Broadway show Venus in Fur opens in the West End this August, ...More

 
The Majority
The Majority
Theatre | From 11th August 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Writer and performer Rob Drummond follows on from his acclaimed production Bullet Catch with another ...More

 
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The Revolution will be Photocopied
The Revolution will be Photocopied
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Bishopsgate Institute

Create your own protest publication in a zine-making ...More

 
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | From 15th July 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, ...More

 
The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | From 14th July 

Museum of London

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even ...More

 
Art Night London 2017
Art Night London 2017
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Whitechapel Gallery

Stay up all night on Saturday 1st July for Art Night, a night of free ...More

 
Eid Festival 2017
Eid Festival 2017
Exhibitions | On 2nd July 

Trafalgar Square

Where Christians have Christmas, Muslims have Eid - which gives you an idea of how ...More

 
Barnes Film Festival
Film Events | From 29th September 

Various Venues London

The Barnes Film Festival returns for a second year in 2017, offering an alternative to the central London film festivals dominating the scene. The festival brings together the great and good of south west London's ...More

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