Shoreditch may be only a mere area of the larger city of London, but with over 75,000 people currently living in the area and millions of tourists each year, it’s no surprise that Shoreditch is rather dense with entertainment and things to do. And let’s be honest, there’s countless other boroughs that are more central with attractions which are so popular you practically have to queue all day to get in but Shoreditch is still an area in which you can spend an entire week in and still not run out of things to do. So, what do you do in Shoreditch if you only have 24 hours?
To answer this you have to think about what makes Shoreditch the thriving community it is, and what in the E1 area is going to give you a prime picture of that.
Start your day at Cereal Killer Cafe
Start the day off at one of Shoreditch’s trendiest cafes. The Cereal Killer cafe serves up bowls of your favourite and often forgotten cereals. From international rarities to comforting classics, start the day right at Cereal Killer cafe.
A walk round Spitalfields Market
Spitalfields market is one of the most popular markets in London. Here you can find everything from street food to local artists works. This is a great place to find a souvenir!
The museum of Childhood
The Museum of Childhood is part of the Victoria and Albert Museum a unique museum in that it explores work by and the technology of children dating back tens of centuries. If you’re with kids then they’d be thrilled to find out how the Victorians used to play.
Fish and Chips at Poppies
If there’s one thing that East London has become a stereotype for, it’s the cockney chippy. This however, bucks the trend of fish and chip shops and owned by the legendary Pat Pops Newland, is filled with 50’s memorabilia from his childhood, when he first started working in a fish and chip shop.
Get a taste of new vape flavours at Noble Vaping
After all the hustle and bustle, you may want to sit back and relax with a vape session. That’s why Shoreditch e-cig shop Noble Vaping is a perfect stop over during your busy day. With their countless vape flavours, you’re sure to find something you’ll like.
Street art walking tour
With the amount of street art in Shoreditch, it’s definitely a good idea to book yourself onto a street art tour to find out where the best hidden gems lie.
Curry on Brick Lane
Brick Lane is renowned for its huge Bangladeshi community, so it’s no surprise that there are some of the best asian cuisine shops in the city slap bang in Brick Lane. This is a perfect place to get a taste of London’s diversity.
Dance the night away at Cargo
Shoreditch is home to some of the best clubs in the country, so whether you just want a quick cocktail or to roll through to the next day, then check out clubs such as XOYO and Cargo for some of the best nightlife in the city.