Is Cambridge Heath a nice place to live in?

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London from above

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Cambridge Heath is an area in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, approximately 5.7 km (3.5 mi) north east of Charing Cross. It is named after a former heath in the East End of London. The northern boundary is formed by the Regent’s Canal and the area includes Vyner Street, best known for its street art and galleries. “

Is the local life vibrant in Cambridge Heath

There are always activities happening in lively Cambridge Heath. Timeout posts weekly on events there, so browse their site for ideas. We included a link to their Cambridge Heath page to make finding local happenings easier. Getting to know a new area is easier with an overview of offerings and locations. Our map pulls together property price info and other details from this article to give you a Cambridge Heath snapshot.

The facilities you might need in Cambridge Heath

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Cambridge Heath name before moving in the neighbourhood.

In Cambridge Heath, what tube and train stations are nearby?

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in Cambridge Heath to help find the optimal area for you. It could be that you don’t mind walking or it could be that public transport is necessary for you to get around.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Cambridge Heath Hackney Road, London 4.1 34
Bethnal Green Three Colts Lane, London 3.9 50
Bethnal Green Cambridge Heath Road, London 4 147

Health amenities that are in Cambridge Heath

Cambridge Heath has 6 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Bethnal Green & Globe Town C M H T 51 Three Colts Lane, London 3 6
Life Line Screening 1st City Edge College, 125-127 Mare Street, London N/A N/A
The Green London 3 2
Pebble centre sheltered housing 62 Warner Place, London N/A N/A
Milesmary hospital Hackney Road, London N/A N/A
GP – Blithehale Health Centre 22 Dunbridge Street, Bethnal Green, London 2.6 192

Post offices of Cambridge Heath

Want to send and receive parcels easily? There is no better way to do that than having a post office nearby. Not only do they provide post services but post office in Cambridge Heath can provide a wide range of services such as: sending money or subscribing post insurance. Here is the list of post offices in your next area

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Cambridge Heath Post Office 481 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, London 4 62
Bethnal Green Delivery Office Royal Mail Bethnal Green Delivery Office, 10 Emma Street, Bethnal Green, London 1.9 170
Bethnal Green Road Post Office 365 Bethnal Green Road, London 3.8 163
Post Office 39 Broadway Market, London 3 44
Roman Road Post Office 138 Roman Road, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 96
Bethnal Green Post Office 223, 227 Bethnal Green Road, London 3.5 113
ufficio postale The Oval, London 0 0
The Post Office 10 Emma Street, Greater, Bethnal Green, London 1.8 10
Post box 34 Dunbridge Street, London 0 0

Schools around Cambridge Heath

Having a school near the place you live is a great feature of the property you are about to move in. Please find below a list of the schools within the area of Cambridge Heath.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
London Buddhist Centre 51 Roman Road, London 4.8 156
ReachOut Office London 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road, London N/A N/A
Hackney Sub Aqua Club 15 Old Ford Road, London N/A N/A
Phoenix Education Unit 5E Punderson’s Gardens, London N/A N/A
Mowlem Children and Family Centre Wadeson Street, Cambridge Heath, London 3 2
Saint Elizabeth Roman Catholic Primary School Bonner Road, Bethnal Green, London 4.4 13
The Shoemaking School Ltd 4 Broadway Market, London N/A N/A
East London Drum School 115 Coventry Road, London 5 7
Mulberry Academy Shoreditch Gosset Street, London 2.9 37
Flamenco Guitarrista 96 Welshpool Street, London N/A N/A
Little Garden The Hackney Day Nursery & Pre-School (Previously FountNursery) Arches 358, 360 Westgate Street, London 4.6 14
East London Piano Ltd Unit 2, 6 Westgate Street, London 5 22
West London Music Tutors 245 Bethnal Green Road, London N/A N/A
Morpeth Secondary School Portman Place, Bethnal Green, London 2.6 21
Grace Montessori School 60 Brougham Road, London 5 2
Oaklands Secondary School Old Bethnal Green Road, London 4.6 5
Bethnal Green Montessori School 68 Warner Place, London 5 5
Shillington Education UK Online Office Address, 125-127 Mare Street, London 4.8 40
Bonner Primary School Stainsbury Street, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 12
St John’s Bethnal Green CE Primary School Peel Grove, Bethnal Green, London 4.5 4

In the city of Cambridge Heath, what kind of things are there to do?

What makes the heart of Cambridge Heath? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs and gyms that exist in Cambridge Heath to help you decide as to whether to move there or not.

What kind of gyms are there in Cambridge Heath?

Working from home means more gym time for many. With chains like EasyGym and PureGym, it’s easy to stay fit in Cambridge Heath.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
CrossFit London Arch 30, 150 Buckhurst Street, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 83
London Buddhist Centre 51 Roman Road, London 4.3 156
Fightzone London 16-22 Pritchard’s Road, London 4.3 426
Fitness4Less Cambridge Heath Cambridge Heath Road, Cambridge Heath, London 4.3 406
Studio Society 29 Wadeson Street, London 4.3 N/A
Oaklands Weightlifters Blythe Street, London 4.3 1
Ellen Leishman Pilates Garrett Centre, 117 Mansford Street, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 5
Coate Studios 37 Coate Street, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 3
OURMALA 1a Goldsmiths Row, London 4.3 N/A
énergie Fitness Bethnal Green 115 Coventry Road, London 4.3 375
Yoga Body of Light 119 Roman Road, London 4.3 1
London Fields Fitness Studio 379 Mentmore Terrace, London 4.3 84
StrongHer Space 19a Cudworth Street, London 4.3 120
Koolboxgym.co.uk The Arches, 186 Globe Road, Globe Town, London 4.3 12
KO Boxing Academy 187 Bancroft Road, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 121
Bethnal Green Weight Lifting Club 229 Bethnal Green Road, London 4.3 41
Holistic Health 64 Broadway Market, London 4.3 44
The Canvas The Canvas, 27 Old Ford Road, London 4.3 N/A
One 1 Teesdale Street, London 4.3 N/A
Gym United Kingdom 4.3 N/A

Are there a lot of supermarkets in Cambridge Heath?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Cambridge Heath. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Cambridge Heath.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

Galleries and Museums

The vitality of a region is shaped by its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Cambridge Heath, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Young V&A Cambridge Heath Road, London 4.3 4275
Gitoon Gallery 242A Bethnal Green Road, London 5 1
The Last Tuesday Society & Absinthe Parlour 11 Mare Street, London 4.7 572
The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & UnNatural History 11 Mare Street, Cambridge Heath Road, London 4.5 1109
Benugo at Young V & A Cambridge Heath Road, London 4.1 76
Vagina Museum Museum 275, Vagina, 276 Poyser Street, London 4.4 345
Grove Passage Hare Row, London 4.3 4
Vhile Art Work Clarkson Street, London N/A N/A
Albion Rooms 112A Teesdale Street, London 5 3

Pubs

Being Londoners ourselves, at Cozee, we hold a strong bond with our regular visits to the local pub every week. Why should your experience be any different in your new home? That’s why we’ve thoroughly tested and reviewed all the pubs in Cambridge Heath. While we didn’t get the chance to personally visit each one, we certainly wish we could have. Here’s the curated list of the finest pubs in Cambridge Heath.

Pub name Name Address Description
Approach Tavern 47 Approach Road Bethnal Green E2 9LY Now a Remarkable Restaurants Free house.
Bethnal Green Tavern 456 Bethnal Green Road Bethnal Green E2 0EA Former Charrington pub 1992. Refurbished and reopened by Grace Land pubs in March 2020. Up to 3 cask ales and 13 keg lines from Camden, Kernel, Northern monk and Omnipollo.
Brewhouse & Kitchen 397-400 Geffrye Street Bethnal Green E2 8HZ Opened in 2013 in three restored railway arches next to Hoxton Station. Reopened as the latest in the B&K chain with beers brewed on the premises. The on site brewery takes up one arch and the pub takes up the other two arches with outside seating area on the street.
Camel 277 Globe Road Bethnal Green E2 0JD Good little pub. Usual range of reals includes a gold, Sambrooks Wandle. Snug in Winter. Lots of outdoor pavement space Famous for specialty pies and toasties,food is served until 10pm with special offers for lunchtime. South facing beer garden. With interesting decor the pub is frequently used as a film set. Minimum Card spend is £5 [Nov 23]
Carpenter’s Arms 73 Cheshire Street Bethnal Green E2 6EG Former Truman’s street-corner pub, tastefully refurbished and popular with the young Whitechapel crowd. Pictures on the wall show historical views of the pub and local area. An opening at the rear of the front bar leads to two back rooms, the garden and smoking area, and the toilets. An extensive selection of world and UK bottled beers is available, The kitchen is being refurbished and opens early October 2023 when rotating residences will provide a small and compact menu.
Dundee Arms 339 Cambridge Heath Road Bethnal Green E2 9LH Reopened on a free of tie Lease on 2 April 2015. A sister pub to the crooked Billet. There is a mixture of wood paneling (both painted and unpainted) and bare brick walls. A wonderful and very rare original mosaic sign “Dundee Arms” was uncovered during the refurbishment. Likely to be late Victorian. Otherwise mostly distressed interior with some comfortable fixed bench seating. Opposite the York Hall where the Pigs Ear Beer Festival was founded in 1983. The Real ales frequently feature Truman’s, ELB and Siren Craft.
Florist Arms 255 Globe Road Bethnal Green E2 0JD Traditional back street local run as an independent pub. The pub does not have a kitchen but you can order from outside – with plates/cutlery available upon request.
Hare 505 Cambridge Heath Road Bethnal Green E2 9BU Ex-Truman, now a free house. Determinedly ungentrified pub, which nevertheless is very popular with both older East End custom and more bohemian incomers to the area. Former horseshoe bar, now moved back to provide more space, but still not spacious. Sky TVs, pool, darts, varied jukebox, small covered heated rear courtyard for smokers, well fed white cat in residence.
Kings Arms 11a Buckfast Street Bethnal Green E2 6EY This pub serves 2-3 cask ales displayed on a board by the bar however the hand pumps are unbadged. This pub was taken over in 2013 and refurbished with a mixture of dark green panelling and contemporary Tiling. About 50 bottled beers from the UK,Scandanavia and the US are served. An ever changing range of keg beers..Food is scotch eggs together with cheese and meat boards.
Marksman 254 Hackney Road Bethnal Green E2 7SJ 1860s pub. Formerly tied to West brewery, later to Hoare, Charrington, but a free house since the 1970s. Décor blends contemporary and period features, e.g. an octagonal skylight at the front, chandeliers made from drinks bottles. Mix of newer and longer-standing East End custom. Named Michelin “Pub of the Year” for 2017.
Old George 379 Bethnal Green Road Bethnal Green E2 0AN Pub stripped back to bare floorboards and bare bricks. Large rear garden. Ground floor fascia has been removed to reveal nice old Truman’s Brewery signage beneath. Three handpumps installed.
Owl & Pussycat 34 Redchurch Street Bethnal Green E2 7DP Former Charrington, now a Brakspear pub, leased to Young’s since 2014. Roomy pub with open fireplace and garden area at back, upstairs bar/function room.
Royal Oak 73 Columbia Road Bethnal Green E2 7RG Ex Truman’s pub retaining many original features despite being opened up with a single central bar. The food offering ranges from snacks through small plates to more substantial meals such as steaks. There is a small white walled garden with a variety of plants. One of the Inter-War pubs listed in August 2015. Sparklers on all beers, but staff will remove them on request.
Sebright Arms 31-35 Coate Street Bethnal Green E2 9AG Previously a pub with a chequered history, the Sebright is now a very busy establishment serving up to four real ales and bottle-conditioned beer, including beers from London microbreweries, along with real cider. The interior comprises two wood-panelled rooms. Food (run separately from the bar) is available from a varying menu and includes Sunday roasts. Bi-annual beer festivals are held, and various entertainment is staged in The Venue downstairs.
Spread Eagle 3 Kingsland Road Bethnal Green E2 8AA Re-opened Aug 95 as Spread Eagle. Single room bar with plenty of comfy seatings (sofas and armchairs).
Star of Bethnal Green 359 Bethnal Green Road Bethnal Green E2 6LG Originally the White Hart, a former Truman pub. Since 1989 it’s been successively renamed as GiGi’s, Tommy Tuckers, White Hart, Cock & Comfort, and Pleasure Unit. Latest incarnation since 2007/8 operated by Electric Star, more trendy and music-oriented, the same people run the Star of Kings N1. More upstairs. DJ/karaoke Thurs to Sun. Popular with younger local bohemian types.
Three Colts Tavern 199 Cambridge Heath Road Bethnal Green E2 0EL Originally Fugitive Motel. Now run by Exale Brewing. 14 Keg lines and cask available. Food is pizza – bar snacks & plates available Monday to Thursday. The pizza offering will extend to Wednesday & Thursday in April 2023.
Victory 27 Vyner Street Bethnal Green E2 9DQ Small corner pub just off the Regent’s Canal with some brewer’s Tudor style beams on the exterior facade.
Virgin Queen 94 Goldsmiths Row Bethnal Green E2 8QY It was built by West’s Brewery in the 1920,s and was the Duke of Sussex until renamed by the previous landlord after his favourite football team, West Bromwich Albion. Situated between Broadway Market and Columbia Flower Market on the cycle route from Hackney to the City, it attracts a cosmopolitan clientele. The pub was sold to small chain operator Remarkable Restaurants who have refurbished it and reopened in December 2017 in collaboration with a fish restaurant. It now has a traditional feel with wood pannelling apparently recycled from a church.
Well & Bucket 143 Bethnal Green Road Bethnal Green E2 7DG Reopened by Barworks chain in early 2013 in a contemporary style but with much of the original tiling unveiled. There is an range of 75 bottles from around the world, that includes 750ml bottles suitable for sharing. Food is centred around oysters and sliders (mini bite sized burgers). Although Real Ale is sold this frequently sells out.

In Cambridge Heath, is there a lot of green space?

Big green spaces cover the UK and London. However, it may be hard to work out just how much green space there is by just looking at a map. Here is a table below that shows you the green space of Cambridge Heath in more detail.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Haggerston Park Yorkton Street, London 4.5 2458
Bethnal Green Gardens 10 Witan Street, London 4.4 506
Bethnal Green Nature Reserve Middleton Street, London 4.3 92
Haggerston Park BMX Track London 4.6 91
Purpleish 123 Roman Road, London 4.3 132
Cranbrook Community Food Garden Mace Street, London 4.8 9
Ravenscroft Park 32-42 Ravenscroft Street, London 4.4 110
Ajax house London N/A N/A
Minerva Estate Open Space 20 Treadway Street, London N/A N/A
Cambridge Heath Station Forecourt Hackney Road, Cambridge Heath, London 4.2 6
Lysander Estate Community Garden 10 Minerva Street, London N/A N/A
Streetscape (Bethnal Green) Argos House, 85 Old Bethnal Green Road, London 5 4
Canrobert Street 63A Old Bethnal Green Road, London 4.7 11
The Oval Open Space 56 The Oval, Cambridge Heath, London 5 1
Approach Park 47 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London N/A N/A
Approach Gardens UK 4.8 5
TH Older People’s Reference Group 82 Russia Lane, London N/A N/A
Quinn Square Russia Lane, London N/A N/A
Approach Estate Dog Park James Campbell House, Old Ford Road, London N/A N/A
Paradise Gardens Paradise Row, London 4.1 38

The types of restaurants

Cambridge Heath is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of Cambridge Heath.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments Town Hall Hotel, 8 Patriot Square, London 4.3 792
The Star of Bethnal Green 359 Bethnal Green Road, London 4.3 852
Bistrotheque 23-27 Wadeson Street, London 4.3 934
Sebright Arms 31-35 Coate Street, London 4.3 738
Gallery Cafe St. Margarets House Settlement, 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 943
Birdcage 80 Columbia Road, London 4.3 1154
The Dove 24-28 Broadway Market, London 4.3 1299
Italina385 385 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 477
Little Georgia 87 Goldsmiths Row, London 4.3 547
Marksman 254 Hackney Road, London 4.3 968
The Cat & Mutton 76 Broadway Market, London 4.3 1339
Brawn 49 Columbia Road, London 4.3 859
Nando’s Bethnal Green 366 Bethnal Green Road, London 4.3 1031
Fin and Flounder 71 Broadway Market, London 4.3 257
Market Cafe 2 Broadway Market, London 4.3 854
Buen Ayre 50 Broadway Market, London 4.3 951
Laxeiro 93 Columbia Road, London 4.3 599
The Hemingway 84 Victoria Park Road, London 4.3 897
E Pellicci 332 Bethnal Green Road, London 4.3 2051
Sodo Pizza Bethnal Green 266 Poyser Street, London 4.3 472

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