Private East London Walking Tour with a Local1 Reviews
Discover the eclectic Shoreditch & Hoxton area with a local in the know who will tailor a tour of East London based on what you like and what you’re eager to experience.
- Be matched to a knowledgeable local guide based on your interests and personality
- Enjoy the most eclectic and trendy markets of the city, from the flower market to some of the most famous vintage fairs
- Explore London's most hidden gems: alternative art galleries, rooftop gardens, street art and the trendiest bars of London
- Wander off to the most visited narrow lane in East London, full of quirky cafes, record shops, indian restaurants or market stalls
- Enjoy unique architecture while making tangents exploring warehouse conversions of vintage shops and outposts of trendy clothing designers
DescriptionWhen you book this tour, the supplier will be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Your outing will start at Spitalfields Market, one of the area’s oldest markets over 350-years-old. Here, you will wander around the eclectic mix of retail and restaurant stalls to explore over two stories of this gorgeous stone edifice, which is like a hipster version of Covent Garden. Your local will meet you at the market, where you will stop for a coffee at a cafe that many locals swear serves the best coffee in town. Here, your local will have some time to get to know you and what you are eager to experience. They will fit their insider knowledge of the area to your individual needs. The tour is unscripted so even though you will book an initial timeline, the day might evolve in different directions to ensure that you experience Shoreditch your way. Wander off to Brick Lane, which is the most visited narrow lane in East London. Londoner’s argue it has some of the world’s best Indian food, outside of India, but there are quirky cafes, record shops, vintage shops, market stalls and more. There is much to discover here, on a street that is as rich in history as it is in cuisine. Along the way you’ll make tangents exploring warehouse conversions of vintage shops and outposts of trendy clothing designers. If you are up for lunch, you could stop at a buzzy restaurant serving a range of wonderfully tasty Indian street food dishes. After this, you can explore the two-level bespoke shipping containers where artists and creative designers exhibit and sell their work. There are also restaurants and bars with several terraces to eat, drink and look out over the urban sights. Finally, head to Old Street via Hoxton, known for its vibrant nightlife. Your local will lead you past some of the trendiest bars and rooftop gardens. Wander down side streets to view some great street art and uncover hidden gems such as a motorcycle cafe within the fabric of the community. After a thorough exploration of Old Street, your local will leave you with tips on where to head next, and places to see during the rest of your trip.
Includes4-hour personalized private tour Local guide Food & drinks Transport fees
- Please book at least 24-hours in advance so the best experience can be built for you
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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