Once a medieval village, Stepney is one of the expanding parts of London with lots of development having taken place over recent years. The area boasts a multicultural population as well as a rich history. Visitors to the area will find a variety of places of interest within easy reach, such as the Idea Store Whitechapel and The Wapping Project. Stepney is also close to Spitalfields City Farm and some major art galleries such as Degree Art and START Space.
Stepney has a number of business and organisations occupying office space in the area. Businesses here include property developers, training centres, management consultants and logistical solution companies as well as solicitors, accountants, and a variety of other professionals. GCU London, Unboxed Consulting, Sapient and Future Laboratory are examples of some of the businesses that can be found in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Stepney is a hub of cultural entertainment with the Half Moon Young People’s Theatre providing exciting performances from young artists. Troxy and Wilton’s Music Hall offer live music options from entirely different genres. There are also many pubs and bars in and around the area for a lively evening of fun or a relaxing drink. Eating out in Stepney is a treat with many different cuisines to choose from, including Italian, Spanish and Middle-Eastern dishes. Thai Garden is an excellent Thai food restaurant while Palmers Restaurant serves up some traditional English dishes. Gallery Café is a completely vegetarian eatery, which is ideal for non meat eaters. Those looking for classic French cuisine can head to the Bistrotheque and enjoy the gastronomical delights on offer.
The underground network can be accessed from Stepney Green and Bethnal Green tube stations. Access to mainline services is available via stations at Bethnal Green and Limehouse. The bus service in Stepney is reliable and taxis are readily available, offering efficient ground transport services in the area.