Places to go in Spitalfields
Brick Lane, E1 5HA [map]
Brick Lane Market is a large flea market with stalls selling antiques, clothes, bric-a-brack and all sorts of other weird and wonderful things.
35 Spital Square, Shadwell, E1 6DY [map]
Described by a top food critic as a 'hidden gem', the intimate Café a Vin offers a buzzy, friendly and relaxed atmosphere, as well as an ever-changing and innovative menu.
46-48 Brick Lane, Shadwell, E1 6RF [map]
Brick Lane flagship restaurant Café Naz is a curry lover's dream, serving a choice of Bangladeshi and Indian dishes to eat in or take away.
2 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, E1 6DW [map]
Featuring quirky retro styling and a buzzy vibe throughout, Canteen Spitalfields champions 'great British food'.
Historic Site / House
The Minister's House, 2 Fournier Street, E1 6QE [map]
Opened in 1729.
Historic Site / House
18 Folgate Street, E1 6BX [map]
Visitors are invited to wander around the former house of artist Denis Severs.
35 Spital Square, London, E1 6DY [map]
The third London restaurant run by Jeff and Chris Galvin, this elegant restaurant is set beneath a magnificent vaulted ceiling. Serving up sophisticated modern-French dishes to match its grand setting, La Chapelle gained a Michelin star in 2011, only a year after its opening.
11 Lamb Street, Shadwell, E1 6EA [map]
This is Jigsaw's flagship menswear store. Come in and see the full Jigsaw Menswear collection at the Spitalfields store.
Latin American Restaurant
Horner Square, Shadwell, E1 6AA [map]
Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made wooden mosaic tables made especially for the restaurant from sustainable woods in Brazil.
117 Commercial Street, Shadwell, E1 6BG [map]
Lomography's East London Gallery Store is located on the corner of Spitalfields Market and just five minutes walk from bustling Brick Lane.
60-62 Commercial Street, Shoreditch, E1 6LT [map]
Lupita East serves tacos, tostadas, quesadillas and enchiladas and Mexico's infamous Churros con Chocolate - the Spanish pastry brought to Mexico in the 1930s.
Children and Babywear Shop
162 Brick Lane, Shadwell, E1 6RU [map]
Buy designer baby clothes and funky baby clothing from Oh Baby London.
91 Brick Lane, Whitechapel, E1 6QL [map]
Old Truman Brewery is features a variety of spaces for markets and exhibitions. It houses 200 small, creative businesses like fashion designers, artists and DJs.
Fish and Chips
6-8 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, E1 6QR [map]
Poppies has been serving authentic fish and chips in London since 1945.
140 Shoreditch High Street, Shadwell, E1 6JE [map]
Present is a menswear store that sells new and unique lifestyle products such as clothing, footwear, accessories, homewear and publications. It was founded in 2009 by Eddie Prendergast and Steve Davies and stocks niche and recognised menswear brands such as Nanamica, Filson, Brooks Brothers Black Fleece, Alden and Trickers.
6 Horner Square, Spitalfields Market, E1 6EW [map]
Situated in the heart of the renowned Old Spitalfields Market, voted Best London Market 2 years in a row, and just a stone's throw away from the buzzing City of London, this restaurant is one of a kind.
35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA [map]
Rich Mix is a place where the communities of the world who are the citizens of East London and beyond can come together to experience and make world class art and feel that it’s a place where they belong.
101 & 107 Brick Lane, E1 6SE [map]
Rokit sell a wide range of clothes for both men and women, including a range of knitwear, vintage and second-hand clothing including party-wear, ski jackets, sheepskin jackets and accessories.
136 Brick Lane, E1 6RU [map]
A key part of the Brick Lane curry scene since 1975, Sheba Restaurant is dedicated to producing an acclaimed combination of recognisable curry favourites alongside its signature recipes that truly represent Indian culinary tradition.
64 Commercial Street, E1 6LT [map]
The Skylight Cafe is the latest in a series of projects developed by Crisis to help homeless people rebuild their social and practical skills, join the world of work and boost their confidence and self-esteem.