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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
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Shadwell Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  22% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
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
 
 
 
Grange City Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £89  35% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
The Grange City Hotel is a 5 star hotel that's luxury is matched by the superb panoramic views over the city of London. A stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  38% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
 
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Angela Hartnett, a former protégé of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey, takes the reins at the Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room, which relaunched in January 2011. While Hartnett ... More
 
 
 
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The Culpeper
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
40 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Dispensary
From the outset, when Nico Treguer, Gareth Roberts and Bash Redford began restoring The Culpeper pub in June 2014, they created a rooftop kitchen garden and ... More
 
 
 
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VQ Aldgate
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
9-13 Aldgate High Street, EC3N | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
Famous for staying open 24 hours - VQ stands for Vingt Quatre - this is a great spot, day or night, for all ... More
 
 
 
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Pilpel
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
60 Alie Street, E1 | 1 minute from The Dispensary
Named after founder Uri Dinay's childhood nickname, Pilpel (meaning chilli pepper) offers falafels from a recipe developed over 60 years working on a falafel kiosk ... More
 
 
 
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Bar + Block Steakhouse
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
68 Alie Street, E1 | 1 minute from The Dispensary
Affordable hand-cut steaks, from rump to ribeye, are the main attraction at Bar + Block, Whitbread's high street steak brand. Just ... More
 
 
 
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Amber
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
21 Piazza Walk, Goodman's Fields, E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Tucked away behind the Curzon in Goodman's Fields, Amber is an all-day Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurant serving fresh, healthy salads, Pide (boat-shaped flatbread) and a ... More
 
 
 
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Artists' Film International
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th June to 4th August 2019 - Various Times
The Dispensary, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Screenings of moving image works on the theme of gender. Those being shown are The Words I Do Not Have Yet by Phoebe Boswell, Apariciones/Apparitions by ...More
 
 
 
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The Sweet Science Of Bruising
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th to 29th Jun 2019 - Various Times
The Dispensary, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
Joy Wilkinson's drama is set in the little-known world of Victorian lady boxing, and tells of four women vying to become Champion Of The World. Directed ...More
 
 
 
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OneTrackMinds
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Thursday 11th July 2019 - 7.30pm
The Dispensary, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
Literary & Education, Storytelling....More
 
 
 
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 1 minute from The Dispensary
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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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
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, ... More
 
 
 
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The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
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Fotografiska London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
Showing up to seven exhibitions at one time, all of which are accessible with one entry ticket, Fotografiska London follows the successful model ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Dispensary
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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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from The Dispensary
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian sari ... More
 
 
 
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from The Dispensary
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
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The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
The Laundry Room presents its very first Christmas Pop-Up Shop, taking place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December 2011 in east London. Housed on the ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, Spitalfields
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes from The Dispensary
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 17 minutes from The Dispensary
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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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 22 minutes from The Dispensary
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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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
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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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from The Dispensary
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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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 9 minutes from The Dispensary
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 1 minute from The Dispensary
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from The Dispensary
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 11 minutes from The Dispensary
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Jin Bo Law
London > Nightlife > Bars
Dorsett City London, 9 Aldgate High Street, EC3N | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
Located on the 14th floor of the Dorsett City London, Jin Bo Law offers unrivalled views of the City of London and beyond. Guests seated on ... More
 
 
 
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Slug and Lettuce Minories
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Clare House 30-33, Minories, EC3N | 4 minutes from The Dispensary
It started in 1984, when Hugh Corbett opened the first Slug and Lettuce in Islington and created a new, female friendly pub with ... More
 
 
 
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Discount Suit Company
London > Nightlife > Bars
29A Wentworth Street, Petticoat Lane Market, E1 | 5 minutes from The Dispensary
In a former suit tailor's storeroom on Wentworth Street near Petticoat Lane you'll find the Discount Suit Company. No longer a place ... More
 
 
 
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Dispensary
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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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Dispensary
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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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from The Dispensary
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Michael Rakowitz
Michael Rakowitz
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, whose winged bull that once guarded the gates of Nineveh in Iraq, currently sits on Trafalgar ...More

 
Artists' Film International
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Screenings of moving image works on the theme of gender. Those being shown are The Words I Do Not Have ...More

Helen Cammock: Che Si Puo Fare
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Dispensary

The Max Mara Art Prize for Women winner presents a body of new works, a split screen film, a triptych ...More

Myvillages Setting The Table: Village Politics
Exhibitions | Until 18th August 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Dispensary

The artist collective, comprising Kathrin Bohm, Wapke Feenstra and Antje Schiffers, reimagines the Gallery as a mental and physical space ...More

The Sweet Science Of Bruising
Theatre | Until 29th June 2019 

Wilton's Music Hall 6 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Joy Wilkinson's drama is set in the little-known world of Victorian lady boxing, and tells of four women vying to ...More

Unknown T
Concerts | On 26th June 2019 

Village Underground 13 minutes walk from The Dispensary

The East London rapper, a protegee of Tim Westwood's Crib Session, is best known for his breakout hit Homerton B....More

Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 4th October 2019 

The Queen Of Hoxton 14 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Tacos, tequila and giant frozen margaritas are the order of the day at the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, which takes ...More

 
Edwina Ashton: Why We Got So Fat
Exhibitions | Until 20th July 2019 

Tintype 14 minutes walk from The Dispensary

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Feliks Topolski: Drawing Debden
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2019 

Bank of England Museum 15 minutes walk from The Dispensary

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | Until 31st August 2019 

Bridge Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Dispensary

Reuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's ...More

 

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Hive City Legacy
Hive City Legacy
Dance | From 15th July 

Roundhouse

Beat-boxing, aerial acrobatics, spoken word and body-popping from femmes of colour as they explore their ...More

 
Lucky Cat
Dining 

Asian inspired restaurant Gordon Ramsay's Lucky Cat replaces Maze as the in-house restaurant within the Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square....More

The KPH
Dining 

Closed for two years, The KPH (or Kensington Park Hotel) has been affectionately restored and reopened by Harcourt Inns....More

Latteria
Latteria
Dining 

A colourful 1950s Milan diner with formica tables on Islington's Essex Road from the same ...More

 
The Betterment
The Betterment
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Located within The Biltmore, the first hotel in Europe from Hilton's luxury LXR Hotels & ...More

 
Pavlova's
Pavlova's
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Add a sense of theatrics to your interval drinks at Pavlova's, the Victoria Palace Theatre ...More

 
Tappit Hen
Tappit Hen
Drinking 

Stocking wines shipped by Davy's Wine Merchants, the Tappit Hen also recalls one the building's ...More

 
Small Steps And Giant Leaps: The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing
Exhibitions | On 20th July 

Royal Institution of Great Britain

Joining in on the moon landing celebrations, The Royal Institution presents Small Steps And Giant Leaps: The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing. Through a whole day of ...More

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
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London is marking the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Radio Alice Pizzeria Canary Wharf
Radio Alice Pizzeria Canary Wharf
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After the success of their pizzerias in Hoxton ...More

 
Double Standard
Double Standard
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Part of Adam Rawson's ground floor takeover of The Standard London hotel, Double Standard is ...More

 
Isla
Isla
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Sitting on the ground floor of The Standard hotel, Isla is the latest venture from ...More

 
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
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After years of planning, the much-anticipated flagship Microsoft Store finally arrived in London in 2019....More

 
Wimbledon Screenings at St James's Market
Wimbledon Screenings at St James's Market
Sporting Events | From 1st July 

St James's Market

Watch the Wimbledon Championships from the heart of ...More

 
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
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Follow the rainbow flags to find out where ...More

 
Summer in the Square
Summer in the Square
Seasonal | From 1st July 

Grosvenor Square

For three weeks this July, Grosvenor Square will be transformed into a hub of free ...More

 
Prom 10: Public Service Broadcasting
Prom 10: Public Service Broadcasting
Concerts | On 25th July 

Royal Albert Hall

The cult electronics-instrumental outfit is joined by The ...More

 
Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
Concerts | On 3rd August 

Royal Albert Hall

Violinist Pekka Kuusisto who so memorably got the entire Proms audience singing a Finnish folk ...More

 
Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
Concerts | On 23rd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Omer Meir Wellber, the new chief conductor of ...More

 
Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
Concerts | On 27th July 

Royal Albert Hall

Mark Wigglesworth conducts the National Youth Orchestra Of ...More

 
Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 22nd August 

Royal Albert Hall

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra ...More

 
Prom 6: The Rite Of Spring
Prom 6: The Rite Of Spring
Concerts | On 22nd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Edward Garner conducts Orchestra of the Royal Academy ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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