Top 5 Places To Visit in Bethnal Green

Top 5 Places To Visit in Bethnal Green

Shoreditch’s cooler next-door neighbour, Bethnal Green, has so much to offer. For every new artisan café and trendy cocktail that pops up, there’s a family-run restaurant and a traditional boozer around the corner.

We’ve put together our favourite things to do in the Bethnal Green area, so you’ll never be stuck for inspiration on how to spend a weekend this autumn.

Backyard Comedy Club

Just a two minute walk from Bethnal Green tube station is the Backyard Comedy Club, the home of London comedy for over 20 years. It’s the largest professional comedy club in London and is frequented by the best comic talent in the country. Performers include big TV names, circuit pros, and the best up and coming acts.


Alcotraz is a fantastic theatrical immersive experience, combined with top quality cocktails. From an orange jumpsuit upon entering, to the real metallic cells, Alcotraz is more than just a themed cocktail bar. It’s the perfect location to enjoy a quirky night out within an intimate, yet epic environment.

V&A Museum of Childhood

Approaching its 150th anniversary, the V&A Museum of Childhood houses the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection of childhood-related objects and artefacts, spanning from the 1600s to the present day. It’s in Bethnal Green, located on the Green itself, and features thousands of fascinating objects by, and for, children.


E Pellicci’s is a classic East London café that has been serving the local community for over a century. With a rich history and an extensive menu, there’s nowhere better in the area to get a big breakfast and a big smile. Loved by locals, Pellicci’s has now been awarded Grade II listed status by English Heritage.

Colombia Road Flower Market

Grab some bargain blooms at one of London’s most well-known and aesthetically pleasing markets. The streets are lined with bucketfuls of beautiful flowers every Sunday as well as houseplants, herbs, bulbs and shrubs, so there’s something for everybody.

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