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Alternative London

Open today: 09:00 - 19:00
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Discover the London you won't find in the guide books with London's original off-the-beaten-track tour provider! Come with us to explore the culture, community and street art of London's vibrant East End. We offer unique and original walking tours...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Brick Lane, London E2 8NH, England
East End / East London
+44 7551 911822
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There's a bloke (Ben Wilson) who chews gum, throws it on the ground, lies down & paints fun messages on it, then protects & preserves it so all can enjoy. That's just one of the fascinating stories our excellent guide (Kier) showed us as we...More

Thank Abcpip
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm a Londoner and had a visitor so we did this tour in part of London I don't know so well. There was a focus on street art but history, gentrification and little bits of trivia were thrown in and kept the tour varied and...More

Thank thomlinm
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an awesome day trip. The walking tour is interesting and features lots of different styles. In truth we have no knowledge of street art so although interesting this was not the best bit for us. The workshop is great fun first you make...More

Thank Becki W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife booked this tour as part of an anniversary mini-break in London & I have to admit I was a bit dubious when I first saw it given we were also going to a West-End show & a tour of parliament. Fear not, this...More

Thank Warriors_rugby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gary was a fantastic guide who gave a really personal tour. You can tell he has a real passion for the area and what he does. We all engaged in conversation so it didn’t feel like we were being talked at. The East End is...More

Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tiffany was a really amazing tour guide. She takes interest in everyone in the tour and gives so much details and so much passion! This was my first visit in London and I really am happy that I've start with that tour!! And she said...More

Thank Julielroy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved this walking tour, you get to see a completely different side of London. There are so many little things that you learn about this part of the city. It was by far the most fun on that trip. I am definitely going...More

Thank Daydream756528
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the Shoreditch Food Tour offered by Alternative London last month. Our guide was Yasmin who was fantastic. We not only learned about the food scene in the area, but also the street art which was so interesting. Yasmin had answers for every question...More

Thank rialtogrl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and teens (5 of us) were interested in this walking tour out of Spitalfields Market to check out the Street Art. It turns out this was one of the HIGHLIGHTS of our 12 day trip to the UK! It is a bit of...More

Thank ndnnfan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I celebrated my 35th birthday by organising a street art tour and workshop for me and 7 friends. We had a great guide in Emily, who really helped us understand the graffiti art scene. The workshop was also very cool- a tad hot in the...More

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9 April 2017|
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Response from Aidan M | Property representative |
I'm not alternative London, don't know why you were directed to me. Get in touch with them through their website
10 October 2016|
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Response from heavycat69 | Reviewed this property |
Oh sorry I just saw I was too late!!! :-(
7 September 2016|
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Response from AlternativeLondon | Property representative |
Hi there, The guides that run our pub tours also take our other walking tours so they know the area and it's street art incredibly well. I would advise to take the pub / craft beer tour and ask the guide to point out some... More