Snuggle up under a blanket on a couch to watch a flick at this wonderful little five-screen cinema.
On Cable St you’ll find the former St George’s Town Hall, now a council library on the corner with Library Pl...
Oval Space is a multi-purpose venue with 6000 square feet of... Read more
Occupies an enviable position in Bethnal Green and offers cheap rooms...
Along Whitechapel Rd, the criminal connections continue through the centuries...
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Perennially popular, the Rhythm Factory is a club and venue hosting a variety of bands, comedians and DJs of all genres who keep the up-for-it crowd happy until late.
This is where you will find Bethnal Green Train Station. You can catch trains from here direct to Liverpool Street Station in central London.
Within a few minutes’ walk of Whitechapel tube station you’ll find the large East London Mosque.
Home to one of the world's finest collections of children's toys.Dolls' houses, games and costumes, the V&A Museum of Childhood shines brighter than ever after extensive refurbishment.
This church was erected by Nicholas Hawksmoor in 1729 and badly damaged in the Blitz. All that now remains is a shell enclosing a smaller modern core...
Address: 258 Cambridge Heath Rd, City of London, E2 9DAPhone: 020 7241 3600
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To experience the cosmopolitan nature of Bethnal Green you should take a walk along Bethnal Green Road where you will find plenty of Asian designer clothes stores and the Bethnal Green Road Market.
Address: 332 Bethnal Green Rd, London, Greater London E2 0AGPhone: 020 7739 4873
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Commercial Road is probably the most fashionable street in London, which is to say the most fashionable street in the world. It’s long, and contains a lot of attractions, including bars, theatres, cinemas, galleries and London’s first mosque, the East London Mosque. It runs from Aldgate to East India Dock.
Here is Bethnal Green Tube Station which provides you with easy access to central London on the Central Line. It was used as an air raid shelter during the 2nd world war and hit the headlines in 1943 when 173 people were killed in a rush to enter the shelter.
This enormous building, now redeveloped as an apartment block, was once a hostel and then a dosshouse. Past residents include Joseph Stalin and authors Jack London and George Orwell...
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Bang opposite the East London Mosque, this tiny pub has battered old tables, pews and a couple of knackered Chesterfields under the only window...
Stop for just a moment at the London Buddhist Centre, if only to admire this highly ornate building that used to be a Victorian fire station. You can go inside to see the library, bookshop and shrine rooms too.
Discover brilliant bars, quality restaurants and loads of things to do in Bethnal Green
On Sunday’s you should walk to the fabulous explosion of colour on Columbia Road created by the flower market. You’ll find a huge selection of house plants, garden plants and trees here, as well as a brilliant range of one-off shops that line the road.
These poorhouses were built for injured or retired sailors in 1695. The two rows of almshouses run at right angles away from the street, facing a village-type green and a chapel with a clock tower.
In every respect this is your typical little East End corner pub… except, that is, for the drag-queen cabaret shows on Sundays and Saucy Sophie's quiz on Wednesdays.
Try a true slice of east End Style and go to E Pellici’s for a fry up. This classic grade II listed 50’s Italian cafe has been owned by the same family since 1900!
The must see place in Bethnal Green is the famous Museum of Childhood which contains, amongst other toy memorabilia, a celebrated collection of doll’s houses dating back to 1673. Your children will love it here just as much as you!
When you need to relax you should head here to Bethnal Green Gardens. You can’t miss the unusual square tower of the church of St John, which was built in the 1820’s by John Soane.
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Probably one of the most famous addresses in Bethnal Green is 178 Vallance Road, which is where the Kray Twins lived. Although the house has long gone and been replaced by smart housing, it’s still worth retracing the footsteps of these gangsters!
Things to do in Bethnal Green
York Hall is the Mecca of British boxing. If boxing matches are taking place during your stay you could book tickets and experience one of the best known boxing venues in Britain for yourself.
Offers excellent value for money and is located a few minutes’ walk from Bethnal Green...
One of the art galleries worth a visit during your stay is Cell Space Project which exhibits the worth of young, emerging and undiscovered artists.
On the corner of Bethnal Green Road and Brick Lane is Casa Blue, a loosely Moroccan-themed cocktail bar. The cocktails are broad ranging and well made and the food is in the style of posh snacks, however there are burgers and salads too.
Address: Three Colts Lane, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6JL
Both Big Ben (1858) and Philadelphia's Liberty Bell (1752) were cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry. It also cast a new bell for New York City’s Trinity Church, damaged in the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001...
Please add the best curry house in Bethnal Green called Al Amin along Cambridge Heath Road...Not Brick Lane..come to Bethnal Green for a good curry!
A short tube ride away from the hotel, Stratford has lots to... Read more
Victoria Park boarders Bethnal Green. As it’s the 3rd largest cultivated green space in London, and one of London’s best kept secrets, you should take time to wander round the lakes, Old English Garden and deer enclosure.