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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

Feb
28
Wed
Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins

Location: Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre Silk Street, London
May
27
Sun
Cactus Garden x Concrete Workshop
10 Cable Street, London
Feb
28
Wed
Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins
Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre Silk Street, London

Apr
30
Mon
Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: 1918 - 2018
Guildhall Yard, London
May
9
Wed
Purity and Decadence: Contemporary Czech Jewellery
Gallery S O London, 92 Brick Lane, London

May
22
Tue
Symbiosis
Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London
May
4
Fri
The Typograffic Circle
StolenSpace Gallery 17 Osborn Street, London

The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Whitechapel.
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Our local trusted reviews...

[Restaurant]
The Culpepper
7/10
[Restaurant]
Darbaar
7/10
[Restaurant]
Wheelers Of St. James's
8/10

Experiences in the area...


The best places near here...

Aladin Restaurant
Best for...
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Bengal Village
Best for...
  • London's toughest food challenges


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

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





Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion [71 businesses listed]


Food & Drink [105 businesses listed]


Health & Beauty [66 businesses listed]


Home & Garden [22 businesses listed]


Shops & Amenities [168 businesses listed]


Taxis & Transport [11 businesses listed]


Shopping Streets

Artillery Lane [20 shops]
Artillery Passage [8 shops]
Ashfield Street [1 shop]
Assembly Passage [1 shop]
Back Church Lane [1 shop]
Bell Lane [19 shops]
Brick Lane [1 shop]
Brune Street [2 shops]
Cannon Street Road [1 shop]
Cavell Street [2 shops]
Cobb Street [7 shops]
Commercial Road [2 shops]
Court Street [1 shop]
Cutler Street [4 shops]
Durward Street [1 shop]
Fieldgate [1 shop]
Fieldgate Street [3 shops]
Goulston Street [21 shops]
Gravel Lane [11 shops]
Gunthorpe Street [2 shops]
Hanbury Street [1 shop]
Harrow Place [12 shops]
Henriques Street [1 shop]
Hooper Street [2 shops]
Leman Street [6 shops]
Leyden Street [12 shops]
Middlesex Street [41 shops]
Mile End Road [1 shop]
Minories [1 shop]
New Goulston Street [19 shops]
New Road [2 shops]
Old Castle Street [3 shops]
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 [15 shops]
Veridion Way [1 shop]
Vine Court [1 shop]
Wentworth Street [52 shops]
West Tenter Street [1 shop]
White Church Lane [32 shops]
White Kennet Street [7 shops]
Whitechapel High Street [49 shops]
Whitechapel Road [51 shops]
Widegate Street [11 shops]



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