There are many awesome things to do in Aldgate London. Named after a gate in ancient London, Aldgate is an exciting combination of the old and the new. From Old Spitalfields Market and the famous Brick Lane to BoxPark, Aldgate is home to some of the city’s best attractions.
1. Upmarket on Brick Lane
Firmly established as one of London’s most eclectic food halls, the Sunday Upmarket offers 40 of the best innovative and imaginative street food, fresh produce, desserts and more every weekend. Come here to enjoy an Instagrammable ice-cream sandwich or tuck into an array of artisanal food.
2. Spitalfields City Farm
Take a tour of Spitalfields City Farm. This small yet ambitious little farm aims to empower people of all ages to make positive changes to their lives. Admission is free and so are the educational workshops.
3. BoxPark in Shoreditch
As the world’s first pop-up dining and shopping destination, BoxPark Shoreditch offers an impressive selection of street food from all over the world. Here, you’ll find a wonderful variety of familiar and independent brands.
4. Old Spitalfields Market
This original East London Market Place brings together street food traders, restaurants, retailers, and market stalls under one historic roof. Old Spitalfields Market is where craftsmen, artists, artisans and traders come to showcase their exceptional talents.
5. Christ Church Spitalfields
Visit one of the most important eighteenth-century churches in Europe. Christ Church Spitalfields is a major landmark in the East End of London, serving both as a spiritual home and a home to the Spitalfields festival. As this is a working Church, be respectful of worship times.
6. Whitechapel Gallery
Known as the ‘artist gallery for everyone,” Whitechapel Gallery is a place to discover great art and ideas from all over the world. A visit to the gallery would make a great family outing and admission is free.
7. Lahore Kebab House
Loved by celebrities and food lovers, the multiple award-winning Lahore Kebab House is one of the best kebab and curry house in London.
8. Learn to make candy at Spun Candy
Immerse yourself in a world of candy at Spun Candy. Learn the art, craft and science of making all kinds of confectionary by hand. From candy flowers to fudge, you’ll be taught the step-by-step process of making bespoke candy.