Aldgate Serviced Apartments
Top Serviced Apartments in Aldgate
Located in the heart of London, Aldgate is a contemporary area defined by skyscrapers and modern apartments. Each apartment comes with a comfortable living space, a fully equipped kitchen, complimentary Wi-Fi, and great access to the city of London. Perfect for long or short stays, serviced apartments are an ideal alternative to hotels. Our Aldgate serviced apartments are situated in an affluent area of east London and welcome a high number of business visitors every year. This inevitably means there is also an abundance of corporate housing and serviced apartments locally, supporting the ever-fluctuating professional population.
When you want to stay in Central London, you will find our modern and spacious apartments of all possible varieties. Situated close to Shoreditch, Old Street, and Hoxton, business and leisure can be conducted easily from our Aldgate serviced apartments.
Some of our top serviced apartments in Aldgate include:
- Shoreditch Square Serviced Apartments
- Altitude Point Serviced Apartments
- Times Square Serviced Apartments
- Aldgate East Studio Apartments
- Creechurch Lane Apartments
- One Commercial Street Apartments
- Abbotts Chambers Apartments
- Shard View Apartments
- London City Apartments
These properties are ideal for short and long-term stays and come fully furnished with all amenities provided. Short and extended stays in Aldgate are given an extra bit of style thanks to amenities such as home entertainment and cooking facilities - making for a much more personal stay.
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Where to Stay in Aldgate
Our award-winning serviced accommodation in Aldgate has comfort and convenience in mind. All apartments are guaranteed to offer the highest standard of interior decor, whilst also offering a high level of functionality. The Aldgate East has one of the best Aldgate serviced apartments.
Facts About Aldgate
- Aldgate was a former defensive wall surrounding the City of London. The Aldgate High Street became the first A11 road stretch including the former gate site.
- Despite its modern desirability, Aldgate has a fascinating background that is defined by the Victorian era’s depravity and poverty. Its streets were the source of inspiration for many novels by Charles Dickens. After the end of the Victorian era, many modern buildings and companies came into existence.
- Some of the famous attractions of this part of London are the Heron Tower, the Whitechapel Art Gallery, the Gherkin, and more.
- The surrounding area also has many iconic buildings. Other tourist destinations are located near Aldgate.
- The accommodation option in Aldgate is available for both leisure and corporate guests. This is because the area is close to London.
Things to Do in Aldgate
Aldgate’s location among several of London’s most diverse and exciting districts means there is never a shortage of things to do and landmarks to see. There are plenty of transport links, meaning anyone staying in Aldgate can quickly get to the West End, Greenwich, or Canary Wharf - all of which offer incredible activities and attractions, day or night. Whilst Aldgate itself is largely orientated towards commerce, there are still plenty of fashionable cafes and bars, open spaces, and local points of interest to keep visitors entertained locally.
Is Aldgate close to any tourist attractions?
Aldgate benefits from being within walking distance of some of London’s most notorious landmarks and attractions. Just a few blocks from one of the most picturesque parts of the Thames, anyone staying in Aldgate will find they can easily reach all the attractions of Tower Hill, or alternatively make a short trip over to Canary Wharf to enjoy some high-end dining and attractions. It’s also a great place from which to take river taxis to some of London’s most popular tourist attractions.
What is Aldgate like for business travellers
Aldgate is a key location for London’s insurance industry, as well as being within the same borough as Canary Wharf. This means that Aldgate is inevitably well practised in welcoming large numbers of business travellers every week, which is reflected in the neighbourhood's abundance of cafes, bars, and eateries - many of which cater specifically towards a business clientele.
What are the best things to do in Aldgate?
Aldgate is particularly noteworthy for its abundance of historic sites. Those with an interest in London’s past will find they can explore Roman and medieval relics charting the development of the city from ancient stronghold to modern metropolis. Aldgate was also the location of some of the crimes of the infamous Jack the Ripper - which still draw fascination with 21st-century visitors to the neighbourhood, looking to retrace the footsteps of the notorious killer. Aldgate’s multiculturalism also makes it a fantastic place to dine out and enjoy different flavours.
Does Aldgate have a good nightlife scene?
Aldgate has a great selection of traditional London pubs and the whole area comes alive with city workers following the close of business. There’s also a fantastic selection of restaurants, for those looking to enjoy a romantic night out, as well as plenty of music venues and even a local theatre.
Are there many popular excursions from Aldgate?
Aldgate is ideally situated for visitors to the area to explore other locations in London. For example, a short journey on the Docklands Light Railway is Greenwich - with its myriad museums and maritime attractions. Alternatively, there are plenty of locations further afield, such as Richmond, boasting royal palaces, stately homes, and botanical gardens which offer the perfect day out of the city.
Places to Visit in Aldgate
There are numerous places to visit in Aldgate as well as a great selection of landmarks and attractions within easy reach of the neighbourhood. Visitors will find they are spoilt for choice when it comes to historical sites, modern attractions, and places of cultural significance. Below is a selection of some of the highlights:
- Whitechapel Galleries - art gallery showcasing local and international talent, with frequent exhibits throughout the year.
- The Ten Bells - an essential stop on any Ripper walk, the Ten Bells is an iconic pub that is now popular with a more palatable clientele.
- Spitalfields - an exciting high street north of Aldgate with an abundance of pop-up bars, international cuisine, and great drinking spots - all of which boast a fantastic atmosphere.
- The Tower of London - a true London icon, Tower Bridge is just a short walk from Aldgate.
- Sky Garden - London's highest public garden offering breathtaking views across the city. Within easy walking distance of Aldgate station.
- London Wall - ancient remains of London’s fortress wall, dating back to the 3rd century AD and revealing how Aldgate got its name.
- Greenwich - Famously the home of GMT, the Cutty Sark, and the Greenwich Observatory, visitors can easily spend a day in this exciting London borough.
- Saint Botolph Without Aldgate - a historic, neo-Gothic church in the centre of Aldgate.
Places to Eat in Aldgate
If there is one area in which Aldgate really shines, it is in its huge selection of places to eat. Nestled between several famous gastronomy locations, those staying in Aldgate have the option of authentic ethnic and international cuisines, high-class fine dining, and plenty of avant-garde eateries. Those looking for fine dining can choose from esteemed venues including Satyrio- Italian Restaurant & Wine Shop, and VQ Aldgate - as well as the famous Culpeper gastropub.
However, Aldgate and its neighboring areas are particularly noteworthy for their offerings of international cuisine. Brick Lane is notorious for its huge array of Indian and Asian cuisine, with Aladin Indian Restaurant, Cinnamon Bricklane, and Eastern Eye Balti House being amongst the best on offer. Alternatively, there’s also plenty of no-frills ‘pub grub’ on offer, with The Hoop and Grapes and Leman Street Tavern being very popular with locals and visitors alike.
Street Food in Aldgate
Aside from its huge amount of restaurants, grills and takeaways, Aldgate also hides a surprising number of street food vendors, which are ideal for those looking to grab a quick bite to eat on their lunch break. The aforementioned Brick Lane is also home to a food court, which offers a huge variety of street foods, covering most international cuisines. Closer to Aldgate station is TifinBox, offering a great selection of Indian takeaways to eat on the go, MuMu street food, with its exciting range of Thai dishes, or Hotbox London - a barbeque joint with both seating and takeaway service.
Shopping in Aldgate
Aldgate and its neighbouring areas offer an incredibly diverse experience when it comes to shopping. Visitors will find numerous independent shops dotted around the streets, as well as several global brands along the main high street. However, the selection of nearby markets is where Aldgate really comes into its own as a shopping location. Petticoat Lane Market is a genuine piece of London history as well as a great place to find quirky, independent fashions. There’s also Brick Lane market, which has everything from bespoke furniture to arts and crafts, or the lively Whitechapel market.
Alternatively, those seeking a more traditional shopping experience will find that there are several city malls within easy reach of Aldgate. These include:
- Westfield Santa Anita
- City Point
- Broadgate Circle
- One New Exchange
Transportation in Aldgate
Aldgate is close to the centre of London - so getting around is never going to be an issue. Those seeking to travel around the city have the option of taking the tube, as well as a comprehensive selection of bus routes. Aldgate is particularly well connected to the London Underground, with Aldgate East offering District and Hammersmith & City lines, whilst nearby Aldgate connects to the circle and metropolitan lines. Overground trains can be taken from neighbouring Whitechapel Station and the Docklands Light Railway is accessible via Shadwell station. Of course, there is also the option of Uber and taxi hire. Other well-connected stations within walking distance of Aldgate include:
- London Fenchurch Street
- Tower Hill
- Shoreditch High Street
- Liverpool Street
- Bethnal Green
Weather in Aldgate
The best time to visit Aldgate is in spring as the flowers start blooming in the gardens. So tourists must visit the place in July and August because of the pleasant weather during that time. The two coldest months of the year are January and February when the temperature reaches around 2°C.