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17 Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch, London E2 7JP
 
 
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Tue to Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm
 

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Leila's on Arnold Circus is a legendary coffee spot where they serve Monmouth coffee in an eccentric cafe setting that feels like you're in your own kitchen. Close to Brick Lane in the East End, Arnold Circus is a public garden with its own bandstand which offers a quiet refuge among the concrete blocks. The cafe's owner and founder Leila McAlister may be visiting the markets one day and giving a talk at the ICA on the environmental impact of the food production process the next. And it's this kind of thinking that makes this place such a popular spot - Pixie Geldof and Alexa Chung are among Leila's celebrity fans. Taking the number of food miles your salad has travelled into consideration goes a long way.

 

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Old Street Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
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Great Eastern Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  25% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 1 minute from Leila's
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 £131  42% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Leila's
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  38% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Leila's
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Mast Brothers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
19-29 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3 minutes from Leila's
Michael and Rick Mast, the brothers behind Mast Brothers Chocolate, bring their artisanal chocolates from Brooklyn to London's equivalent district, the original hipster hangout, Shoreditch. They ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Treacle
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
110-112 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Leila's
Just like its name, this unique establishment sandwiched in the middle of Columbia Road flower market is sweet, sticky and finger-licking good. Full of traditional, essentially ... More
 
 
 
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A Gold
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from Leila's
As absurd as it may seem, A Gold is one of the only delis in London to specialise entirely in British produce. Touted as "the village ... More
 
 
 
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Boxpark
London > Shopping >
Boxpark, Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Leila's
A quirky alternative to your standard high street store, the Boxpark is a temporary village of stores offering popular designer goods, scrumptious food and unconventional gifts. ... More
 
 
 
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The MOO Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
Unit 27, BOXPARK, 2-4 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Leila's
Online print specialists, MOO.com, have opened a bricks and mortar shop at Boxpark, bringing their cool brand of personalised cards and stationary to Shoreditch's quirky shopping ... More
 
 
 
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Labour and Wait
London > Shopping > House and Garden
85 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3 minutes from Leila's
Shopping for doorstops, dishcloths, dusters and dustpans has taken on a whole new slant thanks to Labour and Wait. Another east London success story, this small ... More
 
 
 
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ANU And Coisceim Dance Theatre: These Rooms
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th to 22nd June 2018 - Various Times
Leila's, 380 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Leila's
An immersive blend of theatre, dance and visual art co-commissioned by LIFT and 14-18 NOW. It tells two stories of Dublin's North King Street massacre in ...More
 
 
 
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Charli XCX
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 19th June 2018 - 7.30pm
Leila's, 54 Holywell Lane, EC2A | 4 minutes from Leila's
The Cambridge-born singer-songwriter Charlotte Emma Aitchison, brings her commercial pop tunes to the stage....More
 
 
 
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Lorenzo Vitturi: Money Must Be Made
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th May to 30th June 2018 - 10am-6pm
Leila's, 82 Kingsland Road, E2 | 4 minutes from Leila's
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Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 2 minutes from Leila's
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Leila's
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Leila's
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Leila's
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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Leila's
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed by ... More
 
 
 
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Iniva
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Leila's
Opened on 5th October 2007, this Rivington Place art gallery is a £8m public building dedicated to culturally diverse visual arts. It's a joint venture between ... More
 
 
 
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Hoxton Square
London > Attractions >
N1 | 5 minutes from Leila's
Home to some of east London's hottest restaurants and bars. ... More
 
 
 
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The Boundary Project
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
2-4 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, , Shoreditch, London E2 | 1 minute from Leila's
The creation of The Boundary Project saw an impressive makeover of an imposing Victorian warehouse located on trendy Redchurch Street. The building is now ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dishoom Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
7 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 1 minute from Leila's
Based on the original Bombay cafes from the 1960s, Dishoom brings Indian cuisine to London and this Shoreditch branch is the second venue to open follow ... More
 
 
 
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Hoi Polloi
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
100 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Leila's
Open from breakfast through to night cap, Hoi Polloi (dictionary definition 'the many') is the trendy all-day restaurant and bar in the uber hip Ace Hotel ... More
 
 
 
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Near Leila's
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from Leila's
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Leila's
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Leila's
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Leila's
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 | 8 minutes from Leila's
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
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from Leila's
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Leila's.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Leila's
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 6 minutes from Leila's
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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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Leila's
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
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Leila's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Bar Kick
London > Nightlife > Bars
127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Leila's
Fashionable Shoreditch drinkers from all around the globe are attracted to this cellar bar by its rickety old furniture, interesting imported beers, and a pricy, but ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Callooh Callay
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Leila's
Often regarded as one of Shoreditch's best cocktail bars, Callooh Callay is a popular venue with an ambitious, regularly changing cocktail menu. Examples include the Electric ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cargo
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Leila's
Cargo were pioneers of the multi-tasking MDF concept (that's Music-Dance-Food, not cheap fibreboard) and boast one of the most imaginative live music line-ups in the capital, ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Leila's.
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Leila's
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 | 10 minutes from Leila's
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 HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 11 minutes from Leila's
... More
 
 
 
 

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The World Cup at Boxpark
The World Cup at Boxpark
Sporting Events | Until 15th July 2018 

Boxpark 2 minutes walk from Leila's

This summer, Boxpark Shoreditch and Croydon will be pitching up a big screen to show every one of the World ...More

 
SKNT
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th October 2018 

Cargo 3 minutes walk from Leila's

Resident DJs spin a variety of party jams including forgotten favourites and modern bangers....More

Urban Food Fest
Urban Food Fest
Shopping | Until 6th October 2018 

Euro Car Parks 3 minutes walk from Leila's

The Urban Food Fest returns, running every Saturday from midday to midnight at the Euro Car Parks in Shoreditch. The ...More

 
Charli XCX
Concerts | On 19th June 2018 

Village Underground 4 minutes walk from Leila's

The Cambridge-born singer-songwriter Charlotte Emma Aitchison, brings her commercial pop tunes to the stage....More

Michael Wolf: Bottrop-Ebel 76
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2018 

Flowers, Kingsland Road 4 minutes walk from Leila's

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Lorenzo Vitturi: Money Must Be Made
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2018 

Flowers, Kingsland Road 4 minutes walk from Leila's

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Last Days of Shoreditch: The Enchanted Garden
Last Days of Shoreditch: The Enchanted Garden
Foodie Events | Until 15th September 2018 

Red Market 6 minutes walk from Leila's

The much-loved Last Days of Shoreditch is back for its eighth year in 2018 with three months of street food, ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
Foodie Events | Until 5th October 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 7 minutes walk from Leila's

The Queen of Hoxton has been given a makeover once again, transforming into The Lost Vegas Rooftop just in time ...More

 
World Cup Screenings at The Water Poet
Sporting Events | Until 15th July 2018 

The Water Poet 7 minutes walk from Leila's

Using any excuse to host a party, The Water Poet joins in on the World Cup action with a vast ...More

Take Care: An Orchestral Rendition Of Drake
Music | Until 20th June 2018 

XOYO 8 minutes walk from Leila's

A full orchestral version of Drake's album, released in 2011....More

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Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, the one-day Queer and Now festival celebrates the powerful role of LGBTQ+ arts and culture. Curated in partnership with Pride ...More

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After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market in late 2017 the meat ...More

 
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They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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All-day bar and cocktail lounge located atop the DoubleTree by Hilton - Tower of London....More

 
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