Whitechapel Road  

 
 
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Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Whitechapel 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 Whitechapel Road is Whitechapel Station which is about 2 minutes to the North East.

Whitechapel Road is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Whitechapel Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
10 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  29% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  27% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 13 minutes from Whitechapel Road
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  37% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Whitechapel Road

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Strange Lights Album Launch Party
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 8th July 2017 - 8pm-2am
Whitechapel Road, 176 Whitechapel Road, E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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Entertainment near Whitechapel Road

Near Whitechapel Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Genesis Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-95 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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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Sights and Attractions near Whitechapel Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Whitechapel Road
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Idea Store Whitechapel
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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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Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Road
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Whitechapel Road

The best shops and markets near Whitechapel Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beyond Retro
London > Shopping > Clothing
112 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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
Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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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Restaurants near Whitechapel Road

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New Tayyab
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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 Road
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 Stable, Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
16-18 Whitechapel Road, E1 | 5 minutes from Whitechapel Road
Handmade pizza cooked from scratch and cider sourced from the West Country are the two things The Stable does, and it does them well. Owners Nikki ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Whitechapel Road

Near Whitechapel Road
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 15 minutes from Whitechapel 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
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 17 minutes from Whitechapel 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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 17 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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 Whitechapel Road

Whitechapel Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel 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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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 13 minutes from Whitechapel Road
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Whitechapel Road

The best pubs near London Whitechapel Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Road
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 12 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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 Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 14 minutes from Whitechapel Road
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Whitechapel Road

Whitechapel Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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
JuJu's Bar and Stage
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Hanbury Street, Ely's Yard, E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel Road
Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, tucked away at the back of Ely's Yard, Juju's Bar and Stage ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from Whitechapel Road
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Whitechapel Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Whitechapel Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from Whitechapel 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 12 minutes from Whitechapel Road
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 | 15 minutes from Whitechapel Road
... More
 
 
 
 

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Cascade @ Free Range
Exhibitions | Until 26th June 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 9 minutes walk from Whitechapel Road

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

The Old Truman Brewery 9 minutes walk from Whitechapel Road

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

 
Free Range
Free Range
Exhibitions | Until 17th July 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 9 minutes walk from Whitechapel Road

Free Range, the UK's largest graduate art, design and fashion show, returns to The Old Truman Brewery for a month-long ...More

 
Real Estate
Concerts | On 26th June 2017 

Rough Trade East 9 minutes walk from Whitechapel Road

The American rock band from New Jersey perform songs from their album In Mind....More

Barry Jackson & Marco Farris
Concerts | On 26th June 2017 

Wilton's Music Hall 12 minutes walk from Whitechapel Road

Blues originals and covers by the London-based outfit....More

Chaos Terrain
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 12 minutes walk from Whitechapel Road

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

Rich Mix Centre 12 minutes walk from Whitechapel Road

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

The Moth Storyslam Presents The London Moth Storyslam: Celebrations
Comedy | On 26th June 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 12 minutes walk from Whitechapel Road

Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night's theme. Come tell a story, ...More

Searching For Ghosts
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 13 minutes walk from Whitechapel Road

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

Seen But Not Heard
Exhibitions | Until 19th November 2017 

V & A Museum of Childhood 13 minutes walk from Whitechapel Road

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

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

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

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

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

 
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JW3

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

 
Waiting for Godot
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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
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Haymarket Theatre Royal

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

 
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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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Museum of London

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

 
Art Night London 2017
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Exhibitions | On 1st July 

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Eid Festival 2017
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