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Graffiti-lined Brick Lane has long been an immigrant neighborhood, having hosted French Huguenot, Irish, Jewish, and—most recently—Bangladeshi communities. The string of curry houses at its southern end specialize in Indian and South Asian cuisine, while farther north, retro clothing shops, cafés, and bars dominate the scene. 

The Basics
With its rich multicultural heritage and history, Brick Lane is one of east London’s must-sees. The fast pace of change and development here makes it a place worth returning to, even for those who have already explored on prior trips. 

Many London walking tours hone in on Brick Lane, with food tours incorporating tastings of curries, bagels, fish-and-chips, and other local specialties. Brick Lane pub tours frequent the area’s historical Victorian watering holes as well as newer craft beer–focused bars. Other tours focus on the area’s thriving street-art scene and the more unsavory aspects of east London’s past, such as the Jack the Ripper murders. Some walking tours venture into the nearby neighborhoods of Spitalfields and Shoreditch.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • Brick Lane is a must for street-art fans, foodies, vintage lovers, and urban-culture enthusiasts.
  • Come hungry as Brick Lane has tons of restaurants, food stalls, and cafés you’re going to want to try. 
  • Brick Lane is wheelchair accessible, and some—though not all—restaurants and bars here offer step-free access. 

How to Get There
Brick Lane is situated in Whitechapel in east London. To get there, take the Tube (District or Hammersmith & City line) to Aldgate East; the south end of Brick Lane is two minutes’ walk away. Alternatively, ride the Overground train to Shoreditch High Street station, which is a 5-minute walk from the north end of Brick Lane.

When to Get There 
The best day to visit Brick Lane is on a Sunday, as many of the local markets are hosted on this day. Sundays are typically the busiest day, so if you don’t want to deal with crowds, go midweek instead.

The Markets of Brick Lane
Street vendors are an integral part of life on Brick Lane, and you can’t go far without stumbling across a stall. Browse clothing, crafts, and food at the Sunday Upmarket at the Old Truman Brewery. Petticoat Lane Market, one of London’s oldest markets, takes place every day except Saturday on Middlesex and Wentworth streets, which branch off from Brick Lane. The daily Old Spitalfields Market, housed in a restored Victorian market hall, and the open-air Columbia Road Flower Market (Sundays only) are within walking distance of Brick Lane.
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Amazing Street Art Photoshoot!Literary, Art & Music Tours

Amazing Street Art Photoshoot!

Hi, I am Adam, your personal photographer in London! I'm passionate about portraits and want to help you to get some great photos to remind you of your time in this incredible city! So get out your best clothes and meet me and my camera in my favourite part of town! I'm a professional photographer from London but my photography career began whilst I was living in Japan, training with one of Tokyo's best known fashion photographers. I have had work published Tokyo Weekender and Airasia Travel 360, as well as having exhibitions at Sway Gallery in London and Stockholm, The Brunei Gallery of SOAS and The International Center of Photography in New York.Feel free to message me if you have any questions and check out my instagram @adamisfendiyar.Look forward to seeing you in London!!
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The Jack The Ripper Happy Hour Tasting TourHistorical & Heritage Tours

The Jack The Ripper Happy Hour Tasting Tour

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Unravel the truths and myths of London’s most notorious serial killer on this 2.5-hour Jack the Ripper walking tour with a twist. Follow your guide and small-group around the notorious streets of the East End, Jack the Ripper’s one-time stomping ground, stopping along the way to sample Happy Hour specialties. Sip old-fashioned London Gin in Whitechapel, enjoy wine tasting at Spitalfields' market, then head to Brick Lane for bagels and local craft beer.
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London Private Street Food and Markets Tour With a LocalPrivate Sightseeing Tours

London Private Street Food and Markets Tour With a Local

Lovers of good food will enjoy this food-themed tour of London led by a local host. The tour will focus on how international food has influenced the way Londoners eat, from French cuisine to Chinese and more. While eating your way around the city you’ll also discover the vibrant and unique neighborhoods where these foods can be found. Also get the chance to shop at specialty grocery stores, to pick up international ingredients to use at home.
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Shoreditch Street Art Private Photography Tour including Brick LanePhotography Tours

Shoreditch Street Art Private Photography Tour including Brick Lane

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Add a unique edge to your souvenir photos, by turning your lens to London’s eye-popping street art on this 4-hour walking tour. Follow your private guide, a professional photographer, through the backstreets and secret hideouts of colorful Shoreditch and discover the inspired creations of famous street artists like Roa, Eine, Stik and Shepard Fairey. With expert one-to-one tuition and insider tips, you’ll be sure to get some killer shots, as well as learning all about the art scene in London’s East End.
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A Half Day in London with a Local: Private & PersonalizedCultural Tours

A Half Day in London with a Local: Private & Personalized

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Think of this personalized experience with one of our hosts like exploring London with a friend. You’ll spot famous attractions, snap a few photos, sip a coffee, a craft gin or a pint together (whichever is your vibe), browse shops - you get the idea. Your host will also share with you a few hidden gems along the way too. From Buckingham Palace and afternoon tea (although sadly not with Her Majesty) to exploring a diverse neighborhood and feasting on street eats, your half a day in London with a host will be a whirlwind of fun. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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Private East London Art and Culture TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private East London Art and Culture Tour

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See a different side of London on a private 2-hour tour of the East End, renowned for its provocative urban art and international cuisine. Alongside your private guide, you’ll visit eclectic locations such as Whitechapel Gallery, Brick Lane, and the Ten Bells Pub, reputedly frequented by Jack the Ripper. Plus, you’ll see street art by Banksy and other cutting-edge artists, all the while receiving undivided attention from your personal guide.
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Private Tour: Jack the Ripper Day Time Walking Tour in LondonWalking Tours

Private Tour: Jack the Ripper Day Time Walking Tour in London

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Jack the Ripper is one of the world’s most notorious serial killers and the identity of the gruesome murderer has police baffled to this day. Take a walk through Victorian London and unravel the mysteries of Jack the Ripper on this private 2-hour walking tour, as you explore the markets, historic pubs, and alleyways of East London.
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Discover Shoreditch, London's hip(ster) neighborhoodPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Discover Shoreditch, London's hip(ster) neighborhood

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Get acquainted with the eclectic sights of east London on a private tour of London’s hippest area. In Shoreditch, you’ll marvel at kaleidoscopic street art and browse vintage clothes stores while hearing how the area has transformed from a working class neighborhood to a fashionable and thriving hub. On Brick Lane, inhale the fragrant aroma of Indian food and browse record shops before you discover the hidden treasures of Old Street. On this private tour, you’ll receive undivided attention from your guide.
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2-hour East London Walking Tour: Spitalfields Market, Brick Lane, and ShoreditchCultural Tours

2-hour East London Walking Tour: Spitalfields Market, Brick Lane, and Shoreditch

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East London is home to some of London’s most vibrant neighborhoods, but it’s best to visit with a local guide. This 2-hour walking tour will introduce you to the historic sites, eclectic street art, and lively markets of the East End, including Spitalfields Markets, Brick Lane, and Shoreditch.
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The Jack The Ripper Tour - A Walk Worth InvestigatingHistorical & Heritage Tours

The Jack The Ripper Tour - A Walk Worth Investigating

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This is the Original Aldgate East Jack the Ripper tour that has been operating nightly since 1982. Our start point means that, within seconds of setting out, you are exploring the cobbled alleys and atmospheric old streets that have changed little since Jack the Ripper prowled their shadows. Our guides, Richard Jones, John Bennett, Philip Hutchinson, Angie Norman, Lindsay Siviter and Mark Ubsdell are experts on the case and have between them written more than ten acclaimed books on the Jack The Ripper mystery. They are able to present you with a detailed account of the crimes that shook the world in 1888. However, they present those facts in a dramatic and entertaining fashion that is both entertaining and inspiring, and which helps bring the history of the crimes to vivid life. From the start, it is as though you are a part of the Victorian police investigation, as you sift the evidence, examine the facts, and debate the crimes and arrive at your own conclusions.
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Jack the Ripper WalkHistorical & Heritage Tours

Jack the Ripper Walk

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Follow a guide dressed in period costume through the streets of London to learn all you ever wanted to know about Jack the Ripper. You'll follow in the killer's footsteps on his reign of terror, learning about the history of the time as well as the culture and media frenzy. Enjoy plenty of time to ask questions and take photos.
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London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour

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East London boasts an ever-changing tableau of street art, representative of the area’s cultural melting-pot. On this private walking tour, explore one of the city’s coolest corners alongside a local guide. Discover the origin of Cockney rhyming slang, browse the vintage boutiques of Shoreditch and inhale the fragrant aromas of Brick Lane’s curry houses, all the while passing vibrant examples of street art. This private tour allows you to customize your itinerary and receive undivided attention from your guide.
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Indian Secret Food Tour of London's East EndCultural Tours

Indian Secret Food Tour of London's East End

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London’s East End, full of fashionable boutiques and innovative eateries, is famed for its Indian cuisine. During this walking tour, you’ll navigate the buzzing bars and neon-fronted restaurants of Brick Lane with a local guide. Sample curries, savories, and sweets originating from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, and learn about London’s cosmopolitan culinary culture. More than ten dishes and two drinks are included on this small-group tour, limited to 12 food lovers.
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PRIVATE Jack the Ripper Ghost Walking Tour in LondonWalking Tours

PRIVATE Jack the Ripper Ghost Walking Tour in London

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Follow in the footsteps of notorious London serial killer, Jack the Ripper, on this private 1.5-hour walking tour. Travel back in time to the 19th century as you visit sites upon which Jack the Ripper committed heinous crimes and where the infamous Bedlam lunatic asylum used to reside. Your guide’s attention is dedicated solely to you and your party, ensuring an atmosphere perfect for strolling London’s haunted streets.  
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London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl MaxWalking Tours

London East End & Street Art Guided Walking Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

London’s East End is the epicenter of the city’s vibrant street art scene, and the stomping ground of legendary street artists such as Shepard Fairey, Eine, and Banksy. This 2.5-hour small-group walking tour will take you through East London’s coolest neighborhoods, where you’ll discover colorful street art, learn about the notorious Jack the Ripper, stroll down Brick Lane, and visit the famous Spitalfields Market.
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​Tastes of Multicultural London in Hackney, Shoreditch and Brick LaneWalking Tours

​Tastes of Multicultural London in Hackney, Shoreditch and Brick Lane

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East London is renowned for its lively markets, delicious street food, and huge variety of cafés and restaurants. On this tour, get the inside scoop on the district’s ever-changing foodie scene, visit famous destinations like Spitalfields Market and Brick Lane, and try everything from fried chicken to sweet donuts along the way.
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Private Tour - Brick Lane Food TourFood Tours

Private Tour - Brick Lane Food Tour

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Brick Lane is known as London’s ‘Curry Mile’ for its fantastic Indian cuisine, but the East London hotspot has plenty more to offer foodies. This walking tour will give you a local’s view of the best places to eat around Brick Lane, as you tuck into an array of delicious foods from fragrant curries and classic fish and chips, to fresh bagels and artisan chocolates.
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"2 Famous Food Markets Tour" (Award Winning Suppliers!)

This tour is an incredible mix of different styles of the neighbourhood. We will eat our way around the city, starting at Borough Market, walk along the picturesque river Thames, discover the skyline, HMS Belfast and cross Tower Bridge (most famous Bridge), walk along the Tower of London.We will continue our tour in the hipster neighbourhood of East London, eat our way around Spitalfields Market and taste award-winning curries in Brick Lane.This will give you a good idea of some of the British Heritages and influences from the colonies.
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London's Urban Jungle Private Family TourCity Tours

London's Urban Jungle Private Family Tour

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Exploring London with the kids needn’t mean sticking to the obvious attractions. Join this private tour with a family twist to experience a very different side of London. Get up close and personal with Banksy street art, check out alternative galleries, and discover the vintage stores and multicultural food of buzzing Brick Lane. Kids can enjoy a playground visit, a treasure hunt, a quiz, and a hot chocolate.
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Shoreditch, Street art tourLiterary, Art & Music Tours

Shoreditch, Street art tour

Visite Londres is the unique company of cultural mediation, which offers privates visits of London in French. We also have Italian and English guide.The visitor is accompanied by a private cultural mediator who presents them neighbourhoods, museums, monuments, etc., and tells fabulous stories. Our team is composed of dynamic Londoners who will share their knowledge and experience of the British capital. At any time of the visit, the public can interact with the mediator, asking him the questions they want. Ensuing debates and games allowing to learn while having fun.Shoreditch, discovering London's street art.Shoreditch, Brick Lane and Spitalfields, expanding neighborhoods, have become in a few years the unmissable places on London's artistic and multicultural scene. Graffiti and art galleries, but also markets, shops and different stalls where flavors and smells mix, for a sensory, fun and unique discovery of London.2h from Monday to Saturday, 2h30 Sunday
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London Crimes And Punishment Private Walking TourWalking Tours

London Crimes And Punishment Private Walking Tour

Take a walking tour of London with a big difference and see a side to the city missed by most visitors. This private tour takes you to the sites of some of the most notorious crimes in London's long history, beginning in one of the East End pubs associated with ruthless gangsters, the Krays, then following in the footsteps of Jack The Ripper. Throughout the tour your guide shares stories about executions, murders, and life in the city from medieval times through today.
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Jack the Ripper Mystery WalksHistorical & Heritage Tours

Jack the Ripper Mystery Walks

This tour is perfect for travelers interested in learning the shocking story of Jack the Ripper. Save hours of research time, and enjoy the company of a Ripperologist guide who’s helped in the making for four documentaries on Jack the Ripper. Visit places where Jack the Ripper is thought to have picked up victims, and learn which spots are thought to be haunted too.
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Brick Lane & Shoreditch Street Art Tour | Unexpected LondonCultural Tours

Brick Lane & Shoreditch Street Art Tour | Unexpected London

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On this out-of-the-box street art tour, you’ll ditch the tourist traps and discover hidden, in-the-know artistic highlights in legendary Shoreditch. Follow your guide through local markets, quirky gardens, and under-the-radar alleys, listening to music produced in the area. Street artists covered include Jimmy C, Mr. Cenz, Grimshaw, and the world-famous Banksy.
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Urban Art and Tales of the East EndCultural Tours

Urban Art and Tales of the East End

Explore London through the city’s fresh and exciting street art scene on this colorful walking tour. Follow your guide on a customizable route through the hip East End of London, and admire some of the impressive street art for which the district is famous. Hear the myths and legends behind Brick Lane and Spitalfields, and discover urban art from popular painters and stencil artists such as Banksy.
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