Housed inside a spectacular glass building, M By Montcalm has got all your sleeping, eating and drinking needs sorted. Head to their ground-floor restaurant, Plates, for a feast of British fare with a French twist or saunter to their mezzanine bar to sip on creative tipples and watch all the action below.
East London's Best Hotels
Looking for somewhere to stay in the City? Perhaps you're here on business, have come to party at some of Shoreditch and Hackney's best nightclubs, or just fancy embracing your inner tourist with a trip to the Tower Of London. Whatever the case, the capital is brimming with a host of sophisticated, cool and quirky sleeps, boasting killer bars and restaurants to match. See for yourself with our pick of East London's best hotels for all your minibreak needs.
Perfectly situated just a stone's throw from Old Street station, Nobu is a no brainer for all the foodies amongst you. As well as dishing up a host of Nobu Matsuhisa's world-renowned sushi and cuisine from their restaurant, the hotel's bar also knocks up cocktails, sake, live music and bites before you retire to bed.
Set inside a former courthouse, this 5* hotel is a stonker of a spot. Harking back to its heritage, Courthouse has maintained and embraced many of the original accents left by the Grade II-listed building. Get your evening off to a cracking start with a drink in the jailhouse bar before moving to the Judge & Jury restaurant where you'll nosh on plates within a police holding cell.
An uber-luxe City hotel, Dorsett City manages to dish up stunning panoramic vistas across London from its 14th-floor terrace bar, Jin Bo Law, whilst still remaining in amongst all the action. Step outside the Aldgate East hotel and you'll find a mass of galleries, markets and boutiques on your doorstep. Although with two restaurants, a 24-hour gym and a rooftop bar and event space, there's really no need to leave.
Vintry & Mercer is a plush Mansion House hotel offering guests an all-round luxury experience from the moment they enter till the minute they leave. Stylish rooms are kitted out with colourful velvet headboards, sophisticated wall-coverings and a few modern amenities, whilst a Japanese restaurant, slinky basement bar and rooftop terrace will keep you fuelled throughout your stay.
Designed with an ethos of co-living, The Collective is a great choice for those looking for a real sense of community. The Canary Wharf hotel also has a bunch of short-term and long-term accommodation options, a gorgeous rooftop restaurant named Mthr and numerous shared spaces.
Apex Hotel is situated in City, giving guests a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the London streets. Step inside the Tower Bridge hotel and you'll find a spa, 24-hour gym and suave rooms all at your beck and call. Their in-house restaurant and bar, The Lampery, also whips up elegant bites and a tasty afternoon tea.
Incredible cityscape views, a rooftop terrace, a gym and a pool are all up for grabs at this stunning hotel in Canary Wharf. If that wasn't enough, Novotel also touts Bōkan, an award-winning restaurant, as well as being ideally located only a few minutes walk from the underground, with easy access to the O2 Arena and Greenwich.
Gaze out over Shoreditch's busy high street whilst sipping on an evening tipple from Ace Hotel's rooftop bar. Cool factory-esque furnishings and minimalistic rooms offer guests a chic sleep whilst seasonal plates and plant-based elixirs will have you feeling refreshed at one of the best hotels in East London.
Nestled in amongst the quirky streets of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Townhouse is definitely one of the most eccentric hotels in East London. An aesthetic medley of Wes Anderson-meets-Victorian-gothic-chic, the boutique building is serving up vibrant cocktails and sumptuous bedrooms in a theatrical setting.
The Culpeper may appear to be a traditional boozer from the street view, however, once inside you'll see that this Brick Lane gem is much more than that. Housing a pub, restaurant, charming rooms and a rooftop garden across four floors, this enchanting hotel is brimming with authentic London vibes.
Located in a converted Victorian warehouse, Boundary London is a seriously cool and intimate Shoreditch hotel on Redchurch Street. The boutique spot has 17 bespoke bedrooms along with an all-day cafe, bar and rooftop restaurant featuring breathtaking views across the surrounding area. They've even got their own grocery.
This Shoreditch hotel is seriously raising the style stakes. Not only does The Curtain house Red Rooster, one of New York's most popular eateries, but also live music evenings and club nights. Add in a sleek cocktail bar and a rooftop pool and you've got yourself one of the coolest hangouts in East London.