Whitechapel Guide

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Whitechapel is in the borough of Tower Hamlets, click the links to see other regions.
A large and built-up area of London located within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Whitechapel is approximately three and a half miles out of the city centre. At the centre of Whitechapel is Whitechapel Road which was originally home to the small Chapel of St Mary.

During the 18th century, Whitechapel’s population expanded with more people moving from the surrounding rural areas to the inner city to take up industrial positions. Unfortunately, during this time Whitechapel saw considerable poverty and it has taken some time to shift this image. Today, it is mainly local professionals who reside in Whitechapel.

In the early part of the 20th century, Whitechapel was famously the home of the Elephant Man and there is now a museum about his life in the Royal London Hospital also located in Whitechapel.

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What's On in the area

Beasts of London

Location: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London
Tower Bridge Behind the Scenes Tours 2019
Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, London
Pop-Up Showroom for Crowdfunded Products
220 Brick Lane, London

I Hope This Finds You Well
Gallery 46, Ashfield Street, London

Winter Forest
Broadgate Circle, London
Sara MacKillop: Returns and Renewals
PEER, 97-99 Hoxton Street, London

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Our local trusted reviews...

L'Ami Malo
The Culpepper

Experiences in the area...

The best places near here...

Aladin Restaurant
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Bengal Village
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  • London's toughest food challenges

Cafe Spice Namaste
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  • Hot and spicy: London's best curry houses

The Drunken Monkey
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  • Mmmm: London's tastiest dim sum

Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion [79 businesses listed]

Food & Drink [128 businesses listed]

Health & Beauty [92 businesses listed]

Home & Garden [24 businesses listed]

Shops & Amenities [193 businesses listed]

Taxis & Transport [11 businesses listed]

Shopping Streets

Artillery Lane [25 shops]
Artillery Passage [8 shops]
Ashfield Street [1 shop]
Assembly Passage [1 shop]
Back Church Lane [1 shop]
Bell Lane [20 shops]
Brick Lane [1 shop]
Brune Street [2 shops]
Cannon Street Road [1 shop]
Cavell Street [2 shops]
Cobb Street [9 shops]
Commercial Road [2 shops]
Court Street [1 shop]
Cutler Street [5 shops]
Durward Street [1 shop]
Fieldgate [1 shop]
Fieldgate Street [3 shops]
Goulston Street [24 shops]
Gravel Lane [14 shops]
Gunthorpe Street [3 shops]
Hanbury Street [1 shop]
Harrow Place [18 shops]
Henriques Street [1 shop]
Hooper Street [2 shops]
Leman Street [6 shops]
Leyden Street [16 shops]
Middlesex Street [52 shops]
Mile End Road [1 shop]
Minories [1 shop]
New Goulston Street [26 shops]
New Road [2 shops]
Old Castle Street [3 shops]
Osborn Street [1 shop]
Pinchin Street [1 shop]
Plumbers Row [1 shop]
Richard Street [1 shop]
Royal Mint Place [1 shop]
Sandys Row [3 shops]
Settles Street [1 shop]
Sidney Street [1 shop]
St. Mark Street [1 shop]
Stepney Way [1 shop]
Strype Street [2 shops]
Toynbee Street [21 shops]
Veridion Way [1 shop]
Vine Court [1 shop]
Wentworth Street [68 shops]
West Tenter Street [1 shop]
White Church Lane [36 shops]
White Kennet Street [7 shops]
Whitechapel High Street [57 shops]
Whitechapel Road [52 shops]
Whites Row [2 shops]
Widegate Street [13 shops]

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