Exploring Whitechapel in London


Every corner of London city has a vibrant story to tell and is amusing in its own way. When visiting this iconic city, whether with friends, family, and partner or for work, staying in centrally located hotels helps you have a convenient trip and explore London to the fullest. For an ideally located accommodation in London book your stay at the amazing Montcalm Hotels or the classic London City Suites by Montcalm. These fine hotels in Shoreditch provide unmatched modern facilities and amenities. Here you are centrally located to easily access both Underground and Overground tubes and you are well connected by a number of London buses.

From here you can explore one of the liveliest places in London- the Whitechapel. Famous for the scary and mysterious stories of Jack the Ripper (a serial killer), this area has since then evolved and gentrified in a magnificent way. Trace its evolution and discover the things you can do in this area.


Here you will find the great Whitechapel Gallery. From over a decade this public gallery has displayed the works of some of the great artists like Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Jackson Pollock and more contemporary artists. For lovers of art this gallery is open all year round with beautiful galleries, events, exhibitions, historic archives, resources and more educational things to explore. Some events here are free while some can be seen with a nominal fee. The gallery is closed on Monday, but is open for visitors from Tuesday to Sunday with extended opening hours on Thursday. You must check out the gallery’s website to see their events calendar for this year.


Over the years, Whitechapel has become the hub for curry and other Asian and Caribbean food cuisines. The mix of communities living here is a reason you can indulge in some delectable eateries in the area. Brick Lane being the most buzzing area here, offers cool street art, quirky shops, markets and a selection of famous pubs and cafes.


This area also offers an array of things to do and see. You will feel like a true Londoner while exploring this famous yet quirky corner of London. This place is a haven for music lovers as it offers glam, metal punk, drum ‘n’ bass in its cool pubs and cafes. Here you will find a lot of cheap eats as well as BYOA pubs. The Whitechapel market is also great to experience the many cultures and communities of this area. One can even explore the area by joining one of the walking tours in this area. The Petticoat Lane offers a mix of unique and cheap shopping experience. For theatre lovers there is the Brickhouse showing a number of cabaret, burlesque, comedy shows and more. For the lovers of theatre music and poetry, you can visit the Wilton’s Music Hall on Graces Alley and Rich Mix on Bethnal Green Road. We can assure once you are here, you will fall in love with the diversity of this place and London.