Jamaica Street  

 
 
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Jamaica Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Jamaica 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 Jamaica Street is Stepney Green Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the North East.

Jamaica Street is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
16 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2017

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Holiday Inn London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  40% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Jamaica 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  21% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 10 minutes from Jamaica Street
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  29% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 19 minutes from Jamaica 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
 
 
 
 
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Gentleman's Dub Club
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 3rd March 2017 - 7pm
Jamaica Street, 490 Commercial Road, E1 | 7 minutes from Jamaica Street
Dub, reggae and dance courtesy of the Leeds-based nine-piece....More
 
 
 
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White Lies
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 4th March 2017 - 7pm
Jamaica Street, 490 Commercial Road, E1 | 7 minutes from Jamaica Street
The Ealing trio, led by Harry McVeigh, perform brooding post-punk tracks, which regularly draws comparisons to that of Joy Division and Interpol....More
 
 
 
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Block B
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 5th March 2017 - 6pm
Jamaica Street, 490 Commercial Road, E1 | 7 minutes from Jamaica Street
One of the most popular kpop bands in the world is finally bringing their Blockbuster tour to the UK performing their hits including single Toy....More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Genesis Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-95 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Jamaica Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Half Moon Young People's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Jamaica Street
An excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse Board ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Jamaica Street
This splendid 1930s art deco Grade II listed East End dance hall has a capacity of over 2,600 and prides itself as "London's most versatile venue". ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Jamaica Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Jamaica Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Jamaica 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 14 minutes from Jamaica 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
V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 14 minutes from Jamaica 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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Jamaica Street

The best shops and markets near Jamaica Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Jamaica Street
If you ever venture along Mile End Road towards Stepney Green, take a gander down Assembly Passage (opposite Blockbuster) and you'll come across this shining gem ... More
 
 
 
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Limehouse Basin Market
London > Shopping > Markets
E14 | 13 minutes from Jamaica Street
One minute from Limehouse DLR station, under the arches at Limehouse Basin, the monthly market runs on the last Saturday of the month. Street food ... More
 
 
 
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Beyond Retro
London > Shopping > Clothing
112 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 16 minutes from Jamaica 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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Restaurants near Jamaica Street

What are the best dining options near Jamaica Street London?
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Foxcroft & Ginger, Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
69-89 Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Jamaica Street
With their Soho branch now successfully established, Foxcroft & Ginger have brought their sourdough pizzas and homemade cakes to Whitechapel. Situated on Mile End Road, between ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
27A Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Jamaica Street
Soho House have brought two of their projects together under one roof, creating Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Whitechapel. The industrial-style 60-seat restaurant, which extends to ... More
 
 
 
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New Tayyab
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 12 minutes from Jamaica Street
North Indian cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Jamaica Street

Near Jamaica Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from Jamaica 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 | 24 minutes from Jamaica 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 | 28 minutes from Jamaica 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 Jamaica Street

Jamaica Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Revolution Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 16 minutes from Jamaica Street
It's not exactly Formula 1 but get behind the wheel of a go-kart and you'll certainly feel like you're ready to give Lewis Hamilton a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 17 minutes from Jamaica 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 | 17 minutes from Jamaica 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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Jamaica Street

The best pubs near London Jamaica Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 14 minutes from Jamaica Street
Having been such a huge influence on British gastropub fare, it was only a matter of time before Gordon Ramsay opened one himself. As is so ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from Jamaica Street
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 15 minutes from Jamaica Street
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Jamaica Street

Jamaica Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Studio Spaces
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 15 minutes from Jamaica Street
A state-of-the-art photographic studio by day, club by night, Studio Spaces E1 is home to respected electronic clubnight organisers The Hydra. The fully-licensed venue in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 19 minutes from Jamaica Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 20 minutes from Jamaica Street
The team behind the Grand Union bars have now ventured into new territory with the opening of Trade Union. Located in ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Jamaica Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Jamaica Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Jamaica Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 20 minutes from Jamaica 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
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 23 minutes from Jamaica Street
... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Jamaica Street

Jamaica Street, Jamaica Stret
 
 

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Children's Commission 2017: Assemble With Granby Workshop: Brickfield
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 2.29 miles from Jamaica Street

The Turner Prize-winning architecture collective have created an installation that features fired and unfired bricks and handmade products as an ...More

Terrains Of The Body: Photography From The National Museum Of Women In The Arts
Terrains Of The Body: Photography From The National Museum Of Women In The Arts
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 2.29 miles from Jamaica Street

The Whitechapel Gallery continues its support of female artists in 2017 with its all-female show, Terrains of the Body: Photography ...More

 
Eduardo Paolozzi
Eduardo Paolozzi
Exhibitions | Until 14th May 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 2.29 miles from Jamaica Street

The Whitechapel Gallery hosts an exhibition on Eduardo Paolozzi, one of the most innovative and irreverent artists of the 20th ...More

 
Guerrilla Girls: Is It Even Worse In Europe'
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 2.29 miles from Jamaica Street

The collective revisits its 1986 poster stating 'It's Even Worse in Europe', with the latest campaign including a banner installed ...More

Artists' Film International
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2017 

Whitechapel Gallery 2.29 miles from Jamaica Street

Whitechapel Gallery's selection Mikhail Karikis presents a multi-media work, Ain't Got No Fear, which deals with a group of boys ...More

Alma Mahler: Art Sung
Concerts | On 28th February 2017 

Wilton's Music Hall 2.44 miles from Jamaica Street

Elizabeth Mucha presents the passionate and stormy life of the Austrian composer using art, literature and song....More

Labels
Exhibitions | Until 3rd March 2017 

Oxford House 2.84 miles from Jamaica Street

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Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered
Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered
Tours | Until 23rd April 2017 

V & A Museum of Childhood 3.13 miles from Jamaica Street

A display of some of the most competitively fought and visually striking games from the V&A's collection of board games, ...More

 
ABC Photography
Exhibitions | Until 4th June 2017 

V & A Museum of Childhood 3.13 miles from Jamaica Street

A selection of critically acclaimed photographers explore new notions of the age-old teaching tool for children, the alphabet book featuring ...More

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Queen Anne
Queen Anne
Theatre | From 30th September 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

Emma Cunniffe reprises her role as Queen Anne opposite Romola Garai as the Duchess of ...More

 
Annie
Annie
Theatre | From 6th January 

Piccadilly Theatre

It's a hard-knock life in 1930s New York during the Great Depression when Miranda Hart ...More

 
The People's Revolt
The People's Revolt
Theatre | From 18th March 

Tower Of London

An immersive piece mirroring the Peasant's Revolt of 1381....More

 
London SadFest
Film Events | From 5th March 

Genesis Cinema

Forget Blue Monday, the saddest weekend in 2017 will be in March with the London SadFest taking over the Genesis Cinema. ...More

Mighty Hoopla
Mighty Hoopla
Concerts | On 4th June 

Victoria Park

After a successful first edition, which took place at Butlin's Bognor Regis, Mighty Hoopla hoolas ...More

 
French Fest and Feast
Theatre | From 12th March 

Brasserie Zedel

Brasserie Zedel presents 8-day extravaganza French Fest & Feast this March. A celebration of French culture, it will be a feast of music, opera, theatre and comedy shows in French, English or both....More

The Philanthropist
The Philanthropist
Theatre | From 22nd July 

Trafalgar Studios

Simon Callow directs Christopher Hampton's comedy set in a fictitious English university town where out ...More

 
Freud
Drinking 

Open since the '80s, this industrial underground venue is still as popular as it ever was, for those who know how to find it that is....More

Queer City: London Club Culture 1918-1967
Queer City: London Club Culture 1918-1967
Tours | From 26th March 

Freud

The National Trust and The National Archives revive ...More

 
Luciano & Friends - Printworks London Issue 001
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 8th April 

The Printworks

Luciano, the Swiss-Chilean DJ, producer and boss of Cadenza Records, has called on old friends Guti & Adam Shelton to play the main room....More

Pierre Novellie Is Cool Peter
Pierre Novellie Is Cool Peter
Comedy | From 20th April 

Soho Theatre

Pierre examines what is cool and what it ...More

 
TT Liquor
TT Liquor
Drinking 

Three floors dedicated to cocktails and a specialist liquor store in a 19th century police ...More

 
Duck & Waffle Local
Duck & Waffle Local
Dining 

The team behind the award-winning Duck & Waffle have now opened Duck & Waffle Local, ...More

 
The Cheese Bar
The Cheese Bar
Dining 

Matthew Carver's The Cheese Truck takes up permanent residence in the historic Camden Stables as ...More

 
Mimi's Soho Hotel
Hotels 

Bringing luxury to 'compact living', even the seven metre squared 'Tiny Single' has Frette linen, in-room entertainment and dimmable lighting at the 58-room Mimi's Soho Hotel....More

Henrietta Hotel
Henrietta Hotel
Hotels 

The first London hotel from team behind the Experimental Cocktail Bar has 18 rooms and ...More

 
Rambla
Rambla
Dining 

Catalan cuisine from Victor Garvey served in a dining room reminiscent of Barcelona's elegant-but-casual beachfront ...More

 
Jules
Jules
Dining 

An approachable, unpretentious menu, based on international tapas-style dishes, is served in the colourful, comfortable ...More

 
Mere
Dining 

MasterChef's Monica Galetti and husband David, chief sommelier at Le Gavroche, fulfil their long-term personal dream with Mere....More

The Italian Bookshop
Shopping 

Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer....More

London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
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New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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