Yes, the land of the infamous Jack the Ripper: Welcome to Whitechapel. But, supposing the you’re not one of the Ripper’s friends and followers, Whitechapel will mesmerize you all the same with the number of places it has, where just about any special taste can find a hideout. Within the borough of Tower Hamlets, the Whitechapel district was already bustling with immigrants by the nineteenth century, and today its major population is from the West Indies, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. This provides the area with a massive assortment of Oriental restaurants, bars and shops. From Brick Lane to Whitechapel tube station, there’s an endless variety to chose from. But, so we hear, that the best Punjabi cuisine lurks in the back alleys of Whitechapel Road in the form of Tayyabs, a family run restaurant with the finest of the finest, directly from Northwest India. Obviously, this renowned restaurant is always a full house, queues can hold for over an hour, if you just decide to pop in unannounced at dinner time. But, if you’re in for a quiet lunch, in the company of one of the cheap Whitechapel escorts, the restaurant is open seven days a week from noon until midnight, and the owners and staff are bound to give you and your companion a taste to remember.
After lunch, there’s nothing better than a visit to the Whitechapel Art Gallery, that first started to fill the eyes of the East Londoners with fine art in 1901. This gallery has housed the works of famous artists throughout its existence, names such as Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko and Frida Kahlo have had their creations displayed in its inviting rooms. It’s an inspiring place for the art-lovers, with a soothing environment, a packed bookshop and a whole new gallery with a free exhibition all year round. Supporting new artists, it’s an important advocate for the growth of contemporary art in London. Find out what’s the hottest trend in sculpture, painting and photography, in the halls and walls of Whitechapel Art Gallery. But, if the sun is shining, why stay indoors? Just a little down the road from the gallery, across the street from the Royal London Hospital, you’ll find the Whitechapel street market and its multitude of colours, smells and foods; enough to get your head spinning.
And a visit to Whitechapel district is never a full one without a stroll down Brick Lane and surrounding streets, riddled with pubs and bars and jam-packed with fun-seeking crowds, that never cease to invade Brick Lane, regardless of the day of the week. And a for entertainment like no other, take one of the cheap Whitechapel escorts to the 1001 Café, a coffee shop during the day and DJ bar at night; it’s an important stop if you find yourself wandering up and down the always crazy lane. With an ever changing set of DJs, it’s definitely the place to end a day in Whitechapel.
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Forgetting about Rippers and having a taste of Asia