Discover Our Entertainment in Aldgate East
Have you discovered Goodman’s Fields yet? Its Aldgate East's newest and most exciting location in E1 for entertainment, comprising a state of the art cinema, fantastic escape rooms centre and a great selection of restaurants, bars, pubs and cafes. If you're looking for things to do in the area, or taking some time with friends, family or work colleagues, then why not come and take a look?
The hugely popular AIM Escape Rooms offer a thrilling experience, it offers an immersive experience for players and something new every time they visit, making it very popular. The AIM Escape Rooms provide exciting group activities, where team members will need to work together to solve the mysteries and is popular for corporate team building exercises or between families and groups of friends. It is a great activity for anyone that is over the age of 8 and in good health, so you can even take you team up with your Grandmother if she's a whizz kid at problem solving!
The activity is great for developing problem solving skills and building confidence as the games allow all individuals to contribute to the game positively, so every player feels valued. The games offer you the chance to role play and are designed to encourage puzzle solving so rather than having great skills in general knowledge, you will be required to apply all your senses, awareness and attention to detail to succeed in these games.
The AIM Escape Rooms Aldgate have recently introduced new games that are now set outdoors in the City of London. Using technologies such as augmented reality and GPS they have produced an immersive outdoor experience that is as enjoyable as the indoor games, but you get to visit some of London's iconic tourist sights as well as uncovering some more secret locations. Visit their website to book a room and for more information on the games available.
Curzon Cinema first opened its doors in 1934 and now have thirteen venues across the UK, individually furnished and with the latest cinema technology. The cinema chains' success is attributed to their ethos to create a memorable cinematic experience and they now buy, distribute and broadcast high quality films to reach their growing audiences. In February 2017 Curzon Cinema group received the award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema at the British Academy Film Awards, so they know their films!
Visit Curzon Cinema in Aldgate East and spend a few hours comfortably reclined in your seat, complete with a super comfy foot stool, immersing yourself with a state of the art film screen and high quality audio. The complex also contains a bar and restaurant where you can enjoy a delicious stone-baked sourdough pizza washed down with a glass of wine, soft drink, or beer to discuss the film in great length. A perfect setting for date night or hanging out with a group of friends. Goodman’s Fields also boasts numerous bars so why not continue the night at one of the other local bars?
There is also membership available for avid film viewers which offers further discounts for food and drinks at the venue and a discount on their home cinema rentals. Visit the website for more information on memberships, films and events.
The newest hotspot in Aldgate East, this lively bar is full of lots of exciting activities including axe throwing, shuffleboard, beer pong and much more!
Join the battleground and enjoy their lively atmosphere, trilling games and tasty cocktails.
Visit their website and choose your battle.
More Aldgate Entertainment with Restaurants and Bars
Has all this entertainment made you hungry and given you a thirst? Goodman’s Fields is the new vibrant destination that offers a great number of contemporary restaurants, bars in Aldgate East, making it an ideal place to entertain clients, colleagues, friends and family. The venues with their individual charm offer unique experiences and a varied menu for food and beverages, with mouth watering cuisine from around the globe from Middle Eastern to Italian, catering for everyone's tastes.
Goodman’s Fields is a short few minute walk from Aldgate East Tube Station, providing indoor and outdoor spaces for relaxing. Here is a list of the restaurants and bars for you to explore:
Amber serves Eastern Mediterranean food and drink that utilises the freshest hand picked ingredients served within a chilled modern environment. The extensive scrumptious menu caters for breakfast, brunch, lunch and more hearty dinner options, making it the perfect place for getting together with friends and colleagues to wind down and enjoy the authentic flavours.
Pilpel also caters for those with a preference for Middle Eastern cuisine. It is a great option for those that need fast fresh food on the go. It serves the classics such as pittas bursting with fresh flavours accompanied by spicy pickled peppers.
Bar + Block Steakhouse delivers the best steak in the east and is accompanied by an extensive drinks and cocktail menu to wash down the succulent flavours. Their energising breakfast menu has proven to be a hit for fuelling you for the day. The steak is available in classic cuts to seasonal butchers block specials - all cooked to steak perfection. Although steak is their speciality there is a great range of other meat and fishy dishes available and they also provide vegetarian and vegan options. The Kids love their dedicated menu and don’t forget Bar + Block’s infamous Sunday Roasts!
Leman Street Tavern provides you with a more traditional British pub experience. It has an inviting warm and cosy atmosphere with covered heated beer garden, ideal in all weather conditions. It not only consistently delivers on serving a great range of craft beers and drinks but they serve up the best fish and chips in the east. Other popular dishes are their Sunday roasts with all the trimmings, classic pies, burgers. There is plenty of vegetarians and Kids options too. So why not pop in for a lazy few hours and catch up with friends.
The Running Horse is a more lively pub and restaurant only steps away from Aldgate station. The impressive bar takes centre stage featuring a Trumans fresh tank beer and on offer is a considerable range of craft beers and local gins to enliven your senses. The open kitchen at the Running Horse source quality ingredients for their rotisserie and robata grill, delivering on great taste to suit all preferences. The breakfasts, Bottomless Brunch, Saturday lunches and Sunday Roasts are hugely popular and you can guarantee there is something on the menu for everyone.
Zia Lucia spins out the most authentic pizza outside of Italy. Choose from four types of dough to surely suit every preference and watch the craft of pizza making before your eyes in their large open kitchen. There is also a great range of yummy homemade desserts and burratas, cocktails, craft beers and drinks. You can choose whether to dine indoors or outdoors, making it a wonderful place to meet up and enjoy a flavour of Italy.
Pizza Union is ideal for those needing freshly cooked healthy food fast, making it a favourite lunchtime dining option. It offers fire-baked roman style thin and crispy pizzas directly from the wood burner. A perfect choice if you’re in Aldgate or E1 area. The menu features all the favourites from Margherita’s to Pepperoni and Formaggi and they also serve up starters, salads and desserts to make up a four course meal - all at such a great value, making eating out in Aldgate affordable.
Pastry Parlour is an independent patisserie making freshly baked pastries onsite making them a popular choice with people travelling great distances to sample their infamous almond croissants. The high quality locally blended coffee is a perfect accompaniment to balance out the sweet pastries or to have with a savoury baked treat or freshly prepared sandwich. Pastry Parlour is the perfect place to meet for business meetings, or to enjoy the sugary goodness with friends and family, so go on, treat yourself!
The Goodman’s Fields Curzon Cinema and Aim Escape Rooms are located in E1, in the Aldgate area. The nearest tube station is Aldgate East (District, Hammersmith & City) and is a 4 minute walk. Aldgate (Circle, Metropolitan) is a 7 minute walk and Tower Hill (Circle, District) is an 11 minute walk.
Both are new purpose built facilities providing easy access for wheelchair users and those people with accessibility challenges. Goodman’s Fields has been designed with accessibility in mind and we are keen to ensure everyone can enjoy our cinemas, gyms, shops, bars, restaurants, entertainment venues and green spaces.
Yes, there are a number of restaurants on the site and the Cinema itself serves small plates such as Antipasti sharing platter and Tortilla chips and guacamole plus a variety of stone-baked sourdough pizzas.
Most games are suitable for players over the age of 8 but some games may have an older age restriction dependent on the theme. There is no age limit as such but it is important for players to be in good health. Players with disabilities can also be included in the games, but it is worth enquiring with the venue prior to booking in case certain games may be more suitable.