Best 10 things to do in Liverpool Street

Discover the best things to do in Liverpool Street, from Victorian market halls to top places to eat and drink with a view.
Looking down a street in Spitalfields with people sitting outside pubs and restaurants each side and people walking towards the camera.
Brick Lane, Spitalfields © Reid.

Whether you’re exploring the area at day or night, or have some free time while waiting for a train, find the best restaurants, sights, shops and more, with these top 10 things to do in and around Liverpool Street:

  1. Discover fantastic markets within walking distance of Liverpool Street Station, including Old Spitalfields Market and Petticoat Lane Market.
  2. Tuck into the signature crispy duck, fried duck egg and waffle, while taking in some incredible London views, at Duck & Waffle.
  3. Or enjoy the moreish burgers and confit chicken dishes at Patty & Bun Liverpool Street.
  4. Soak up the atmosphere of the home left behind by an imaginary 18th-century family, by visiting Dennis Severs' House.
  5. Browse the markets at Old Spitalfields and Brick Lane for vintage items, food and more.
  6. Order a pint at classic East End boozer, The Ten Bells.
  7. Or treat yourself to delicious gin cocktails at The Worship Street Whistling Shop.
  8. See iconic sights in the nearby City of London, from popular attractions including Tower Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral, to iconic modern buildings such as "The Gherkin" and "The Cheesegrater".
  9. Explore trendy Shoreditch, which is packed with things to do near Liverpool Street, with its quirky bars, shops and wide-ranging restaurants.
  10. Admire colourful street and graffiti art on a guided walking tour of Brick Lane and Shoreditch, with Shoreditch Street Art Tours.