Rough Trade East
Old Truman Brewery
Founded here in the 17th century, Truman's Black Eagle Brewery was, by the 1850s, the largest brewery in the world. Spread over a series...
19 Princelet St
This 1719 Huguenot town house originally housed a prosperous family of weavers, before becoming home to waves of immigrants, including...
Brick Lane Great Mosque
No building symbolises the different waves of immigration to Spitalfields quite as well as this one. Built in 1743 as the New French...
Popular and huge cafe with grills and cakes, lounge seating upstairs and live music. This place is packed at weekends.
A simply styled, cosy cafe serving top-notch coffee along with cooked breakfasts, light lunches and sweet treats. If it's just coffee...
Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane · interesting places nearby
Rough Trade East information
Although it's no longer directly associated with the legendary record label (home to The Smiths and The Libertines, among many others), this large record store is still the best place to come for music of an indie or alternative bent. Apart from the impressive selection of CDs and vinyl, it also dispenses coffee and stages promotional gigs.