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Alternative London Tours

Brick Lane, London, England (East End / East London)
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Ranked #7 of 691 Activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: 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, bike tours and pub tours and as London's original street art tour provider we also offer street art workshops led by our team of street artists. Tour prices start at pay-what-you-want so there's something for everyone at a price to suit all budgets. Let our expert guides show you the real London, from a local's perspective!
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Our group was pleasantly small and was led by Yasmin who was a friendly guide with a very good knowledge of East End pubs and quality beer. We visited four very different pubs, all excellent in their own way. Even as a London CAMRA member I was only familiar with one of the establishments. In addition Yasmin showed us some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Doug was our tour guide, he was interesting, open, funny and very aware of his subject. We walked around the Brick Lane District and had an overview of many street art. Thank you for a great time! We recommend it!

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I can't remember our tour guide's name but she was absolutely wonderful. Very bright and funny and personable. I got to see parts of London I perhaps wouldn't have and likewise try new beers. I am from the States but have friends in London and would even recommend this tour to those locals. I should also note that I did... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Doug did a great job of guiding us around some of the less obvious back alleys. I knew the area well having lived in London for 22 years bit still managed a few "Wow"s. I was very happy to pay for my tour at the end.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I live in the area and wanted to go to gain more local knowledge so this seemed like the perfect tour! Ben Slow was our tour guide and really sold the area with in-depth knowledge on contemporary Street art. He guided us through old and new, big and small pieces with fantastic insight being a street artist himself. This is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Well when I was told I was going on a free tour I didn't believe it. Our tour guide Josh explained the payment which was pay what you think. Brilliant concept. "Off to see some street art in East London" he said. I was thinking, finally time to see some Banksy close up. I'm afraid not. And you know what,... More

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Oldham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Excellent again. This was my second tour in 18 months and, given the nature of street art, much had changed. Lilly gave a great commentary on the areas we went to and had a lot of insider knowledge about the art and its development. Opens your eyes.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

I wasn't too sure what to expect and this tour was definitely something out of the ordinary! I can honestly say I genuinely found the tour both interesting and educational! Not just about the history of street art but also of east London as well!

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

What a great experience. Doug showed us around at Old Spitalfields Market, Brick Lane and the whole Shoreditch area and we experienced great street art as well as interesting stories about the whole neighbourhood and its change in recent times. Really worth the time and the money!

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Had an amazing time with our guide Keir- couldn't recommend this more. Can't wait to do it again and have already told lot of friends as it was just brilliant!

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