Is Victoria Park made for you? Our guide of the area

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Victoria Park is a park in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in East London, England. “

In the city of Victoria Park, what kind of things are there to do?

What makes the heart of Victoria Park? 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 Victoria Park to help you decide as to whether to move there or not.

Museums & Galleries nearby

Art helps discover an area’s culture. Galleries and museums are great weekend enjoyment and you can find where all the fun is happening by checking out the museum and galleries table for Victoria Park below.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

What kind of restaurants are there?

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Victoria Park, you may find things like Italian, Chinese or even Indian takeouts. Take a look below if you are visiting or want to move here if eating out is a big deal for you.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
G Kelly 526 Roman Road, Old Ford, London 4.3 636
The Hemingway 84 Victoria Park Road, London 4.3 897
The Empress 130 Lauriston Road, London 4.3 705
Royal Inn on the Park 111 Lauriston Road, London 4.3 1151
Fish House 128 Lauriston Road, London 4.3 708
The Lauriston 162 Victoria Park Road, London 4.3 643
Pavilion Cafe Victoria Park Victoria Park, Old Ford Road, London 4.3 1688
Flavas Pizza & Peri Peri Chicken 612 Roman Road, London 4.3 223
Domino’s Pizza – London – Bow 473 Roman Road, Bow, London 4.3 324
Palmers Restaurant 238 Roman Road, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 340
Balman’s Kebab 401 Roman Road, Bow, London 4.3 79
Bagel on the Park 105 Gore Road, London 4.3 108
Chambers Restaurant 132 Lauriston Road, Victoria Park Road, London 4.3 374
GAIL’s Bakery Victoria Park Victoria Park, 87 Lauriston Road, London 4.3 463
Symposium | Wine Shop and Bar, Italian Restaurant & Deli 363 Roman Road, Bow, London 4.3 279
Roman Empire 485 Roman Road, London 4.3 66
Lotus House 485 Roman Road, London 4.3 56
Chilli Garlic Indian Restaurant & Take Away 501 Roman Road, London 4.3 88
Moguls Kitchen 609 Roman Road, London 4.3 165
The Victoria 110 Grove Road, London 4.3 899

What kind of gyms are there in Victoria Park?

In Victoria Park, using the public parks is not for everyone. Finding out if you are able to attend a local gym or leisure centre nearby may be a good idea if you are trying to move to the area perhaps for permanent residency.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Ability Bow Saint Stephen’s Road, London 4.3 32
Shamanic Yoga Studio London 4.3 N/A
Capoeira Ceara The Parish Church of Saint Barnabas, Grove Road, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 N/A
Old Ford Bikeworks All Ability Club 145 5N, London 4.3 7
PureGym London Bow Wharf Victoria Park, Bow, 221 Grove Road, London 4.3 238
The Boxing Station Victoria Park Road, London 4.3 N/A
Charlotte Seirberg Chisenhale Dance Space, 64-84 Chisenhale Road, London 4.3 N/A
Filates Hackney Forge, 243a Banbury Road, London 4.3 9
Little Socks Gymnastics Lauriston Primary School, Rutland Road, London 4.3 1
Victoria Park Track Unnamed Road, London 4.3 13
pause practice yoga St Paul Old Ford, Saint Stephen’s Road, London 4.3 1
Outside Gym GXR8+5R, London 4.3 1
Ánimo London Ground Floor, 475 Roman Road, London 4.3 28
Wennington Green Active Zone Mile End, London 4.3 3
move studio london Dane Place, Bow, London 4.3 36
Outdoor Gym (bars only) GXR8+5R, London 4.3 N/A
Futbool Haverfield Green Grove Road (Stop D, London 4.3 N/A
Pilates Sculpt Bethnal Green Cranbrook Community Centre, Mace Street, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 7
Anytime Fitness Bow 62-64 Vernon Road, London 4.3 80
Pilates Sculpt Victoria Park Glasshouse Parkview, 161 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 4

Green spaces and parks of Victoria Park

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Victoria Park is a good fit for you. Be it for a simple walk or for a casual summer picnic.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Victoria Park Grove Road, London 4.7 15444
Victoria Park Raemers Skatepark. Victoria Park, London 4.6 212
Old English Garden at Victoria Park Grove Road, Bow, London 4.5 68
The Victoria 110 Grove Road, London 4.3 899
Cranbrook Community Food Garden Mace Street, London 4.8 9
The Ecology Pavilion Mile End Park 125 Grove Road, London 4.4 198
Band stand GXP6+C9, London 4 2
Victoria Park Royal Gate East 89 Wetherell Road, London 4.8 41
Crown Gate East 302 Old Ford Road, London N/A N/A
Mossbourne Victoria Park Lammas Walk, London 5 6
Victoria Park Village Green 42 Morpeth Road, London 5 1
erinnerungsbank Victoria Park Road, London N/A N/A
Edward Allington’s Memorial Tree – South Hackney Unnamed Road, Victoria Park Road, Globe Town, London N/A N/A
The Fox and the Fairies GXQ7+PV, London N/A N/A
Crown Gate Roundabout 362 Old Ford Road, London 4.5 2
St Stephens Green 10 Saint Stephen’s Road, Old Ford, London 4.1 32
Banbury Green Banbury House, Banbury Road, London N/A N/A
Victoria Park Orchard GXQ8+W5, London 5 3
Green Island Victoria Park, Old Ford Road, London 4.9 15
Queen’s Gate 360 Victoria Park Road, London N/A N/A

Are there a lot of supermarkets in Victoria Park?

Out of all the other services in Victoria Park, supermarkets are arguably some of the most important. Take a look at the table below that tells you where the nearest supermarkets are so you can do your shppping conveniently. It would be a shame to move somewhere new and not realise some of your favourite stores aren’t nearby in Victoria Park.

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

Pubs

As Londoners at Cozee, we cherish our weekly visits to the local pub. Why not embrace the same in your new living space? We’ve diligently tested and reviewed all the pubs in Victoria Park – well, not literally, but we wish we had! Here’s our list of the finest pubs in Victoria Park.

Pub name Name Address Description
Moth Club Old Trades Hall, Valette Street Hackney E9 6NU The Moth Club is regularly open for events, for members and non-members. Regular quizzes, gigs and comedy nights. Sometimes free, sometimes with a charge.
Beer Merchants Tap 99 Wallis Road Hackney Wick E9 5LN 2 Cask, 20 taps and over 700 bottles. Taproom and Bottleshop
Adam & Eve 155 Homerton High Street Homerton E9 6AS A pub dating back to the mid-18th century, with impressive frontage added early in the 20th. Two doors lead into the large main drinking area extending both sides of the long circular bar. Facilities include an unusual L-shaped pool table and a dartboard. There is a garden at the rear. An interesting selection of food is available weekdays from 4pm and at weekends (including Friday) from 12pm. Real Ale may not always be available.
Chesham Arms 15 Mehetabel Road Homerton E9 6DU Closed in October 2012 by property developer but following a high-profile campaign to save it, led by the local community with support from Hackney Council, the pub reopened in June 2015 as a ‘Traditional East End Boozer’ after a very tasteful and sympathetic refurbishment. The pub is on a quiet turn very close to Hackney Central. Although very much a neighbourhood local it is popular with visitors to Hackney and local workers from schools, hospital and Hackney Council. Excellent choice of local and regional beers. Five hand pumps dispense a constantly changing range of cask ales sourced from all over Britain. Several premium keg beers are available e.g. Pressure Drop Pale Fire and Paulaner. Also has a house pilsner by Bavo (Belgian) and a wide selection of Belgian, American and English speciality bottled and canned beers. Any takeaway food can be brought in and consumed on the premises but local pizza from Yard Sale is particularly popular and can be delivered to your table. In addition to its Asset of Community Value status, the pub was awarded CAMRA East London & City Branch Pub of the Year 2016. SPBW London Pub of the Year 2017.
Empress 130 Lauriston Road Homerton E9 7LH An 1880s pub called the Empress of India, transformed into a gastropub by ETM group in 2006 and changing hands again in 2011 to the operator who also runs the Dundee Arms E2 and Crooked Billet E5. Mostly modern decor, with a white ceiling, bare brick walls, clear windows, bare floorboards in the bar on the right, white tessellated floor in the dining area on the left. Popular with locals, including couples and families. Short menu of gastro food.
Globe 20 Morning Lane Homerton E9 6NA One bar locals’ estate pub with video screen for satellite TV and numerous boxing photographs. Refurbished in 2022 and now operated as part of the Craft Union chain.
Hemingway 84 Victoria Park Road Homerton E9 7JL Victorian pub. Ex-Courage, now Punch Taverns. Traditionally the Royal Standard, it went became more food-oriented in 2009 as the Pennethorne, renamed again the following year. Grade 2 Listed building with a columned front porch. Medium-sized interior, with front-facing bar, kitchen at the front (gives out a lot of heat!), a small back extension. Little period decor apart from a column and fireplace. Not just for diners, including a group of settees and armchairs.
Kenton 38 Kenton Road Homerton E9 7AB Now a great example of a thriving contemporary pub attuned to the newer residents of its area. Built in 1858 by Sir Benjamin Kenton. Ex-Bass Charrington, Enterprise then Admiral before becoming a free house in October 2015. Medium-sized, with a beige colour scheme and a separate little room at the back. Walled yard at rear. Food can be ordered in from Yard Sale Pizza.
Lord Napier & Star 25 White Post Lane Homerton E9 5EN Renovation started in January 2020 and the pub opened in August 2021 after being closed for 26 years. A large open plan space takes up the ground floor, with a central bar accessible by customers from three sides, a DJ booth and seated booths. On the second floor there is a second bar and DJ booth as well as a bookable room open for private parties, and on the third there is a roof terrace.
People’s Park Tavern 360 Victoria Park Road Homerton E9 7BT A large open plan pub with subdued lighting and chilled vibe near Victoria Park .Having been a Firkin brewpub (Falcon and Firkin) from 1986-1998, brewing has now restarted in late 2013. The Brewery is a sister to Brighton’s North Laine brewery and is visible through a screen from the bar.
Royal Inn On The Park Lauriston Road Homerton E9 7HJ Prominent pub located by Victoria Park, one of a dozen run by a long-established pubco called Remarkable Restaurants. Period features including bar-back and fireplaces, small side room adjoining the main bar, and a spacious dining room at the back with views over the Park. Apart from a handful of real ales, with two guests from smaller breweries, the pub is notable for a relaxed atmosphere and its substantial rear patio.

What kind of things are there to do in the city of Victoria Park?

Victoria Park is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Victoria Park event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Victoria Park and where helps get situated when moving. Our map compiles property price points and other details from this article to outline what’s available in Victoria Park.

The amenities you might need in Victoria Park

Below is a list of the places you may want to check out if the area of Victoria Park. This can really help you out when you are moving to an area or neighbourhood.

How many hospitals, pharmacies and doctors are there in Victoria Park?

Victoria Park has 2 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
Doctors for Madagascar UK 8 Wright’s Road, London N/A N/A
wick health centre 200 Wick Road, London N/A N/A

What schools are in the area of Victoria Park?

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Victoria Park vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Old Ford Primary Academy Wright’s Road, Old Ford, London 4.1 19
Singing Lessons east London 23 Hitchin Square, London N/A N/A
Baby Sensory Canary Wharf Saint Pauls Church, Saint Stephen’s Road, London 5 1
Tower Hamlets Pupil Referral Stafford Road, Old Ford, London 5 1
Saint Elizabeth Roman Catholic Primary School Bonner Road, Bethnal Green, London 4.4 13
Lauriston School 55 Rutland Road, London 4.7 9
Chisenhale Primary School Chisenhale Road, Bow, London 4.2 5
Wentworth Nursery School Cassland Road, London 4.7 14
Orchard Primary School Holcroft Road, London 4.8 16
Olga Primary School Lanfranc Road, Bow, London 4.4 8
The Village Guitar Studio 83a Lauriston Road, Victoria Park, London N/A N/A
Iveagh Close Wildlife Garden 17 Iveagh Close, London N/A N/A
Wetherell Nursery 17 Iveagh Close, London 4.3 4
Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy Victoria Park Road, London 2.3 46
Olga Centre 25 Medway Road, London N/A N/A
St John of Jerusalem Primary School Kingshold Road, London 3.6 7
Cftl 449, 3 William Place, London N/A N/A
SAMA 544 Roman Road, Bow, London 4.5 25
Gatehouse School Sewardstone Road, London 5 1
The Glasshouse Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London N/A N/A

Post offices in the area of Victoria Park

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages easy. In a post office you can do things like exchange currency, post your packages, buy everyday items and even redirect your mail. It is likely you will use one at some point if you were to move in to the area so we have compiled the post offices nearby in a table below so you know if this area is the right place for you.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Victoria Park Post Office 112-116 Lauriston Road, London 3.6 73
Well Street Post Office 188A Well Street, London 3.2 44
Royal Mail Bow Delivery Office 66 Tredegar Road, London 3.7 158
Roman Road Post Office 138 Roman Road, Bethnal Green, London 4.3 96
Roman Road Post Office 603 Roman Road, London 3.2 73
Cut Price Store 603 Roman Road, London 0 0
Postbox 67 Jodrell Road, London 5 2

In Victoria Park, 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 Victoria Park 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.

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What else is close by?

If you are not completely sure that you want to move the area check out our other guides about cities in the nearby vicinity

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Limehouse See the guide here
Poplar See the guide here
Shadwell See the guide here
Whitechapel See the guide here
Spitalfields See the guide here
Stepney See the guide here
Shoreditch See the guide here
Mile End See the guide here
Mill End See the guide here
Three Mills See the guide here
Bromley-by-Bow See the guide here
Hoxton See the guide here
Cambridge Heath See the guide here
Bethnal Green See the guide here
Bow See the guide here
South Hackney See the guide here
Old Ford See the guide here
Haggerston See the guide here
De Beauvoir Town See the guide here
London Fields See the guide here
Stratford See the guide here
Hackney Wick See the guide here
Dalston See the guide here
Maryland See the guide here
Homerton See the guide here
Hackney Central See the guide here
Shacklewell See the guide here
Hackney Marshes See the guide here
Lower Clapton See the guide here
Temple Mills See the guide here
Limehouse See the guide here
Poplar See the guide here
Shadwell See the guide here
Whitechapel See the guide here
Spitalfields See the guide here
Stepney See the guide here
Shoreditch See the guide here
Mile End See the guide here
Mill End See the guide here
Three Mills See the guide here
Bromley-by-Bow See the guide here
Hoxton See the guide here
Cambridge Heath See the guide here
Bethnal Green See the guide here
Bow See the guide here
South Hackney See the guide here
Old Ford See the guide here
Haggerston See the guide here
De Beauvoir Town See the guide here

Looking for a detailed analysis of the property market? Check out our analysis at a postcode level here.

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