Brick Lane Guide

Your All In London guide to Brick Lane

Famous Brick Lane is known for its great curry houses as well as being central to the city’s Bangladeshi community. Apart from the array of cultures and eateries found in the area, Brick Lane is also well known as a theatrical centre, with plenty of up and coming talent regularly playing in its theatres.

More recently, Brick Lane has become famous for having some of the most popular and well-known night clubs including The Vibe Bar and 93 Feet East. Brick Lane also has the largest showcase for young and new designers, which attracts worldwide attention.

Brick Lane is set to continue to rise in popularity, particularly with the improved travel links planned in preparation for the 2012 Olympics. Currently, the area is dominated by residential and social establishments, which makes this a wonderful area to visit or even live.

Which borough is Brick Lane in?
Brick Lane is in the borough of Tower Hamlets

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What's On

May
2
Sat
Featured Event

The Alice Look

Location: V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, London
The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Brick Lane.

Jul
29
Wed
Iris Apfel: Another Mad Outfit
The Book Club, 100 – 106 Leonard Street, London
Jul
1
Wed
Postcards from Aldgate East
Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, Bethnal Green
Jul
2
Thu
Sale @ Boxpark
Boxpark, 2 - 10 Bethnal Green Road
Jul
10
Fri
StolenSpace Gallery presents 'The New Pollution' by Ben Frost
StolenSpace Gallery, 17 Osborn Street, London
Jan
1
Thu
West End Stage - Theatre Summer School
Held at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama - The Barbican - London
Jul
9
Thu
'A World of Information’ by James Brown exhibition launch 9th July
The Book Club, 100 – 106 Leonard Street, London
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Our local reviews...

SHOPPING & RETAIL
Hoxton Pastry Union
7/10
DINING
Forge & Co.
7/10
DINING
DF / Mexico
8/10
NIGHTLIFE
The Sterling
8/10

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