The Aldgate East Community – Living in Aldgate East

The Aldgate East Community – Living in Aldgate East

Aldgate East is a lesser-known neighbourhood of London. It can be found near the City’s financial centre and is an expanding business sector. It’s home to some of London’s most modern buildings and well-known monuments and is one of the city’s oldest areas. This rapidly developing neighbourhood will place you in the centre of everything London has to offer.

Aldgate East

Aldgate East connects central London with Canary Wharf’s business district. It is a perfect example of how the two different commercial hubs are integrated and offers residents a great place to live. The short commute to the City of London makes Aldgate East an attractive feature for those who live in the area.

The neighbourhood is also brimming with culture, with Shoreditch, Old Spitalfields Market, and Brick Lane all within walking distance. All of which are well-known for hosting frequent exhibitions and drawing a large fan base.

Goodman’s Fields

Located just a 3 minutes walk from Aldgate East tube station, you will find Goodman’s Fields. This award winning area is part of a vibrant and exciting neighbourhood of E1. This lively section of the city has been turned into an exciting destination, full of wonderful restaurants, pubs, cosy coffee shops, gyms, and entertainment.

Within walking distance of Tower Bridge and central London, Goodman’s Fields can be easily reached by both tourists and residents.

Food & Drink

One of East London’s newest exciting dining and drinking destinations, It provides a broad variety of cuisine and flavours, so there is something for everyone. Take the time to enjoy the finest cuisine in the region at one of our eateries, pubs, or clubs.

Pastry Parlour is a great choice for a quick snack or to relax before heading into the next phase of your day. Pilpel is a great option for a healthy, fresh lunch which is also filled with great flavours.

Amber restaurant provides fresh ingredients, excellent beverage choices, and a casual ambience. They use traditional favourites such as kofte, hummus, pita selections, and delicious salads.

A fine steak in the city of London, served with a vast selection of wines and cocktails, is available at Bar + Block Steakhouse. It’s also a great place to start your day, due to its popular breakfast options.

The Leman Street Tavern is famous for its fish and chips, Sunday roasts, pies, burgers, and seafood dishes. It provides excellent beverages and great cuisine. There is a covered and heated beer garden where you can catch up with friends, family, and work lunches.

The Running Horse has a vibrant atmosphere all day, with a broad selection of spirits, craft beers, and Gins from the region. It also provides an excellent selection of tasty dishes. The Sunday Roasts, as well as the breakfasts and Bottomless Brunch, are very popular.

Those looking for authentic Italian food will be interested in Zia Lucia’s cuisine. You can watch your pizza being produced in a huge open kitchen. There are four types of dough, as well as a wide selection of desserts and artisan beers and wines.

Pizza Union provides a fast, healthy, and delicious choice with fire-baked thin and crispy pizzas. Time-tested classics such as Margheritas, Fiorentinas, and Formaggis are included on the menu, as well as other delicious options. Salads and desserts are also available.

Our new Aldgate Chinese restaurant is DanDan. This noodle restaurant offers mouthwatering Chinese meals and freshly prepared noodles, all served in authentic Sichuan fashion. Order food to go or dine in.

Boom Battle Bar in Aldgate East and is worth a visit for anyone who loves fun games. Their expert team can prepare your favourite cocktails, each with a delicious kick, and the eccentric bar is stocked with your favourite beers and liquors.

Find out more about the bars and restaurants at Goodman’s Fields.


Goodman’s Fields has two fitness facilities in Aldgate that specialise in high-intensity, strength-building workouts as well as general fitness. To help keep you fit and burn off the daily pressures, you can choose from Crossfit and 12 x 3 Boxing. Both are great for your individual fitness goals and will help you improve your health.

Check out our fitness options.


You can also find a state-of-the-art cinema and an amazing escape room, with Curzon Cinema and AIM Escape Rooms. Why not come and take a look if you’re looking for something to do in the neighbourhood or want some alone time with friends, family, or coworkers?

Learn more about entertainment at Goodman’s Fields.


If you’re looking for a change from the high street stores, we have three options for grocery shopping. Amazon Fresh, with its ‘Just Walk Out’ technology, provides the most convenient of shopping trips, with no long lines to wait through.

Then we have Tian Tian Market for exciting East and South-east Asian foods and beverages. Sainsbury’s will provide you with all of your household favourites.

Discover shopping at Goodman’s Fields.


A NHS Medical Centre and Sai Chemist are also located in the neighbourhood, ensuring that residents have the best health care. Sai Chemist provides a drop-in service for medicine purchase and prescription collection on a weekly basis. If you’re a new patient you can join the surgery at Goodman’s Fields Medical Centre.

Read more about Aldgate Chemist and NHS Medical Centre

In our bars and restaurants, you can drink, dine, and socialise in style. See the latest releases at the theatre, or test your detective skills in our fantastic escape rooms. Goodman’s Fields is a vibrant destination which brings leisure and business together. Come and experience it for yourself.

Curzon cinema & bar Aldgate East