How to make the most of Shoreditch in one afternoon


It is hailed as the trendy hub of London’s vibrant East End, so you can be sure that an afternoon spent in Shoreditch will always be full of fun things to see and do.

Whether you fancy immersing yourself in the eclectic art scene, sampling some delicious food and coffee or indulging in some retail therapy, there is something here for everyone while staying at one of our Shoreditch Hotels.

Read on for our recommendations on how you can fill your time and make the most of an afternoon spent in Shoreditch.

Enjoy some of London’s best street art

London is a cultural hub of art and expression and there are countless museums that you can visit to sample some of the best pieces that the world has seen. When in Shoreditch though, there is no need to limit yourself to museums to see art. Instead, take to the streets and hunt for street art. Start your tour on iconic Brick Lane before heading to Redchurch Street and Shoreditch Triangle, which boast some of the best art on offer. Be sure to not leave your camera in your room at the M By Montcalm Shoreditch Rooms, eye-catching street art is the perfect excuse for snapping some great shots.

Chow down on delicious street food

Street food is the most happening type of dining at the moment, with millennials buzzing over the chance to sample interesting dishes in a more laidback setting. If you are a big street food fan, you’ll be delighted to know that there is plenty in Shoreditch for you to feast your eyes and belly on. Beigel Bake is an institution on Brick Lane and is known for serving up some of the most scrumptious bagels that the city has to offer. It also hosts a street food market every Sunday, where certified foodies can get together to sample food from every corner of the globe. Get stuck into stunning Thai creations or even see how Canadian dishes suit you. Feeling full? Time to lay down in your room at the M By Montcalm Shoreditch Rooms. Once you’re feeling settled, head back out and see what the shops of Shoreditch have to offer.

Search for hidden vintage treasures

If you love nothing more than spending a few hours getting lost in vintage stores and trying on clothing and accessories from another era, you’ll be in your absolute element in Shoreditch. The area is crammed full of amazing vintage shops, so indulge yourself with some retail therapy while you’re away. Rokit Vintage, situated on Brick Lane, is one of the most popular spots in the city, so be sure to head here if you’re on the lookout for quirky shirts and accessories. Brick Lane’s Sunday market is also ideal if you’re keen to find some second hand clothing that will still ensure that you win style points.