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Heavily populated with immigrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa, this London neighborhood contains the areas of Whitechapel and Spitalfields, which are still synonymous with social and economic deprivation.
London, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 July 2014

The East End consists of many small and quite distinct neighbourhoods: Mile End is an increasingly affluent neighbourhood about one mile (hence the name) from the City of London along the Whitechapel Road. While not as vibrant as its neighbours in Bethnal Green and Brick...More

10  Thank chean
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 February 2013

I live here. I cannot think of any particular reason why you would want to see the east end unless you have some particular connection with it! For some time it has largely been populated by immigrants to the UK, so forget the cockney heritage....More

9  Thank robb_10
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Some say the east end is not what it used to be but it is still worth a visit fir its many cultures it’s old pubs linked to the old criminal east end the streets frequented by the likes of Jack the Ripper

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

We have never been to the east end in all the times we have come to London so it's with a bit of reluctance that we booked our hotel. We ended up really enjoying our stay and exploring the area. We especially loved walking around...More

Thank Kai-HT
Reviewed 2 November 2017

As I just visited London for the day I would be hard pressed to know where one neighbourhood starts and another ends but according to Wiki Tower Hill is in The East End and so as that is the station I got off at I...More

1  Thank janwT2714TR
Reviewed 4 July 2017

And who hasn't heard about London's East End - all sorts of crime from Jack the Ripper to the Kray Twins, all sorts of immigrants from Huguenots to Jews to Banghladeshis, all sorts of contrasts from slums to skyscrapers... Yes, the East End is all...More

Thank binapiraeus
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a district of London from the edge of the City to the River Lea. Made famous by the popular TV series EastEnders, it is best explored by foot. A good place to start is from Spitalfields into the Brick Lane neighbourhood. It is...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 11 December 2015

i lived in the East end, and saw its great ttransformation, to this modern new hip city, Whitechappel is becoming nice, the Gurkin, Lloyds building, brick lane.

Thank Christian N
Reviewed 19 October 2015

East End is different, and rapidly changing, as new buildings are expanding from the City. It could disappear soon as the place, you see in the movie Legend" and rear people speaking cockney. From Jack the Ripper Whitechapel to hipster's Shoreditch and from nice and...More

Thank Zarema Z
Reviewed 15 October 2015

If you can get on a walking tour of the area you will find it so much more informative as just wandering around you wont find it really interesting

Thank swift314
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Fascinating 2 hour walking tour by Ben Slow. He was very informative and well organised with excellent knowledge. His passion about the area is quite infectious. Amazing (and surprising) art. Can't say any more - you need to find out for yourselves!

1  Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 1 June 2015

East of St Paul's is the flavour of real London.Either go to Liverpool St and venture east through Artillery Passage,Norton Folgate,Spitalfields and Brick Lane,or go to Bow and walk west down the Mile End Road checking out amazing buildings in Tredegar Square and work your...More

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22 July 2017|
Response from binapiraeus | Reviewed this property |
Of course I know about the crime rate in this part of London; I'm not 'just' a tourist, either, I live in London part of the year. But, like in other big cities all around the world, even those areas where there is a high... More
Craig P
22 July 2017|
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Only a few days ago a teenager had acid sprayed in his face in the East end by a moped gang in order to steal his push bike. He was in agony and could not see because the acid was in his eyes. He screamed for 15 minutes for... More