Neighbourhood Guide: Shoreditch

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There are few places in London as culturally vibrant as the Shoreditch area. It has been the birthplace of numerous alternative trends and cultural movements. The diverse community is what really makes Shoreditch such an amazing place and you won’t want to miss out on a chance to visit.

Our hotel M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City hotel is at the heart of the area, so we know just how much it has to offer for travellers and tourists. We’ve put together this helpful guide so you can make the most of your time in Shoreditch.


Shoreditch is teeming with lively bars and bustling venues, all hosting some of the best talent that London has to offer. You’ll find everything from musicians to comedians on the stages of Shoreditch, which means you’ll never be short of entertainment during your time at our hotels near Chiswell Street London. Here are some of the great places to check out while you’re visiting the city.


The old Blue Last

Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch

This iconic pub is loved by locals and tourists alike thanks to its friendly atmosphere and line-up of brilliant musical talent. People flock to this rocking blues bar every week to hear London’s best undiscovered talent and enjoy a night of music and laughter with friends.

Comedy Cafe

Rivington Street, Shoreditch

This hidden paradise of comedy gold can be found just a short walk from the M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City, which means you’re in for a good laugh during your stay in London. Enjoy a night of rib-tickling gaffes and tear-jerking jokes from some of the city’s best comedic talents. The friendly atmosphere and hilarious performances make the Comedy Cafe perfect for a night out with friends.


The strong cultural heritage in Shoreditch makes it a place that people fall in love with straight away. Thanks to its diverse, vibrant community and the rich history of the area, Shoreditch is a treasure trove of cultural significance.

Street Art

Shoreditch Street Art

There are plenty of places in London to see street art but Shoreditch is one of the few places in the city where you can find true urban masterpieces. Explore the area and you’ll soon realise that the side streets, walls and pavements have become a concrete canvas to the underground artists of London. There are also official tours available if you want to see the very best of Shoreditch’s street art.


Red bag hanging in front of the shop in Shoreditch, London, England

The great thing about Shoreditch’s shopping district is the diversity in style and taste. Whether you’re an alternative hipster looking for 1920s vintage clothes or a cutting-edge fashion connoisseur looking for luxurious jewellery, you’ll find what you need in Shoreditch.


Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch

This pop-up mall is probably the most popular destination for shoppers in the Shoreditch area. You’ll find everything from high-end brands to chic boutiques, which is why Boxpark comes so highly recommended by locals. The quirky shopping centre is made from re-purposed shipping containers, creating a totally unique retail experience.

Mason Trois Garcons

Redchurch Street, Shoreditch

A haven of homeware goods, this outlet is one of a kind when it comes to custom-crafted kitchenware and luxury lounge ornaments. If you’re planning to re-decorate in the near future, you won’t want to miss out on the chance to browse the amazing selection of goods at Mason Trois Garcons.