Columbia Road  

 
 
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Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2
 
 

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

The nearest station to Columbia Road is Cambridge Heath Railway Station which is about 7 minutes to the North East.

Columbia Road is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  23% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 10 minutes from Columbia Road
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  42% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 11 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  28% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from Columbia Road
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
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Now On
The Bubble Bros Christmas Pop Up
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Dec 2017
Columbia Road, London, E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
This December, Bubble Bros, who usually pedal prosecco from their fleet of five Piaggio Ape vans, is going off-road and hosting a four-day Christmas pop up ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
The Ultimate Chrismukkah Party
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Friday 15th December 2017 - 7.30pm-1.30am
Columbia Road, 31-35 Coate Street, E2 | 4 minutes from Columbia Road
Socialising, Games Night....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Hip-Hop vs R&B - Xmas Rave
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 15th December 2017 - 10pm-4am
Columbia Road, 29-32 The Oval, E2 | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
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Entertainment near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
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Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 6 minutes from Columbia Road
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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Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 10 minutes from Columbia Road
High-end audio brand Sonos opens the Sonos Studio London, their new permanent cultural space, in late 2015. Building on their space in LA, which has been ... More
 
 
 
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10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Columbia Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Columbia Road
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Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
This inner city site next to Haggerston Park was used as a farm as far back as the early 1800s when fresh produce was grown here ... More
 
 
 
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Seamus Ryan Sunday Shoots
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Like most things on and around Columbia Road, Seamus Ryan's studio is only open on Sundays. The rest of the time Seamus works on high end ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
StART Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
150 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Art gallery on Columbia Road. You can also pick up a cup of coffee here from 9am till 3pm each Sunday so you can enjoy a ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Columbia Road

The best shops and markets near Columbia Road
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WAWA
London > Shopping > House and Garden
3 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
WAWA came about when, in 1998, Richard Ward extended his furniture workshop to include rugs by Lucy Wassell. Now you'll find a whole range of funky ... More
 
 
 
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
7a Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Columbia Road Flower Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
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 Columbia Road

What are the best dining options near Columbia Road London?
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Frizzante at City Farm
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
1 Goldsmith's Row, Hackney, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
... More
 
 
 
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Stingray Globe Cafe
London > Restaurants >
109 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
... More
 
 
 
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Marksman
London > Restaurants >
254 Hackney Road, E2 | 1 minute from Columbia Road
Revamped in 2015, the Marksman is a proper east London pub that combines quality dining with boozing. The bar, stocked with local beers such as the ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Columbia Road

Near Columbia Road
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 8 minutes from Columbia Road
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 | 15 minutes from Columbia Road
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
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from Columbia Road
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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Leisure near Columbia Road

Columbia Road 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 | 11 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
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spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 13 minutes from Columbia Road
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 Columbia Road

The best pubs near London Columbia Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
32 Horatio Street, E2 | 2 minutes from Columbia Road
At risk of being converted into a block of flats when it closed, east London boozer Nelsons Head was saved by its beloved locals in 2016, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Columbia Road
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sebright Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31-35 Coate Street, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Columbia Road
Located in Bethnal Green, The Sebright Arms in a good honest pub with a history in hosting entertainment (particularly live music and comedy) brought to you ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Columbia Road

Columbia Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 7 minutes from Columbia Road
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Columbia Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Columbia Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 11 minutes from Columbia Road
... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 12 minutes from Columbia Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 16 minutes from Columbia Road
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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The Bubble Bros Christmas Pop Up
The Bubble Bros Christmas Pop Up
Foodie Events | Until 16th December 2017 

134 Columbia Road 3 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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

 
Not Waving
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

The Pickle Factory 7 minutes walk from Columbia Road

London-based musician Alessio Natalizia is the source of self-penned electronica tunes....More

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

V & A Museum of Childhood 11 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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

 
It's Like A Jungle Sometimes
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 22nd February 2018 

Cargo 12 minutes walk from Columbia Road

R&B, hip hop and club classics from resident DJ Daniel Pozzebon....More

Music Room 7
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 14th December 2017 

Cafe 1001 12 minutes walk from Columbia Road

Vlad G is behind the decks supplying his top house and techno tracks....More

Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Foodie Events | Until 17th December 2017 

288 Old Street 13 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The Last Days of Shoreditch pop-up returns with a seasonal makeover, transforming into Winter La La Land. Taking place in ...More

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

The Old Truman Brewery 14 minutes walk from Columbia Road

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

 
Giants
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

The Old Blue Last 14 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The band plays alt rock with support from Pints and Goblins....More

Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2018 

Dennis Severs' House 16 minutes walk from Columbia Road

The atmospheric Silent Night candle-lit tours of Dennis Severs' House are particularly fun at this time of year. The house ...More

 

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The York Realist
The York Realist
Theatre | From 8th February 

The Donmar Warehouse

Donmar Associate Robert Hastie, who delighted Donmar audiences with his celebrated productions of My Night ...More

 
Gundog
Theatre | From 31st January 

Royal Court Theatre

Writer Simon Longman makes his debut at the Royal Court with a poignant drama about two sisters, Anna and Becky, who are determined to hold their family together after the death of their mother until ...More

Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me
Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me
Exhibitions | On 29th October 

London Palladium

The 'Absolutely Fabulous' actress and comedian, Joanna Lumley, ...More

 
Quiz
Quiz
Theatre | From 31st March 

Noel Coward Theatre

Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Quiz, the play about 'the coughing Major' ...More

 
Girls & Boys
Girls & Boys
Theatre | From 8th February 

Royal Court Theatre

Starring BAFTA Award winner Carey Mulligan, Girls & Boys sees writer Dennis Kelly collaborating for ...More

 
Oceania
Oceania
Exhibitions | From 29th September 

Royal Academy of Arts

Exploring themes of voyaging, place-making and encounter, Oceania marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal ...More

 
Renzo Piano
Renzo Piano
Exhibitions | From 15th September 

Royal Academy of Arts

He has designed some of the most striking buildings in our modern cities, from the ...More

 
Charles I: King and Collector
Charles I: King and Collector
Exhibitions | From 27th January 

Royal Academy of Arts

During his reign, from 1625 until his execution ...More

 
Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-2018
Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-2018
Exhibitions | From 28th March 

Design Museum

Taking the global financial crash of 2008 as ...More

 
So Many Reasons
So Many Reasons
Theatre | From 16th January 

Camden People's Theatre

Fuel presents a collaboration between writer Racheal Ofori and performer Heather Agyepong, exploring the unique ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....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

 
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

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

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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