Tower Gateway is located in the centre of London on the edge of the city's Square Mile and primary business district, just north of the river. For this reason the area's hotels cater chiefly to business people and are mostly upmarket, although there are a few more reasonably priced options. The local amenities reflect this affluence and although there are many local attractions, it isn't the most popular destination for those visiting London on a tourist holiday. Tower Gateway is situated on the DLR (Docklands Light Railway), which serves mainly the east of London, but does provide access to the rest of the city's Underground network.
Despite its situation in London's best known area of business, Tower Gateway is somewhat of a hotbed for tourist attractions. As its name suggests, Tower Gateway Tube station provides easy access to the Tower of London (perhaps the 21st century equivalent of a drawbridge), which is located directly opposite. The historic Brick Lane is also a short walk from the station and on the river is HMS Belfast, London's floating war museum. South of the river at roughly a 20 minute walk are the London Dungeons, which guests can get to by crossing the iconic Tower Bridge, whilst lovers of art can glut themselves at the Whitechapel Gallery, a short walk from the station.
Tower Gateway has a relatively dense population of restaurants where the city of London's business contingent can often be found congregating after the working day. There are a lot of fine restaurants serving a range of international cuisines, though some of the more modest chains such as Wagamama can also be found close by, along with takeaways like Subway. At approximately a 20 minute walk from the tube station, Rootmaster is one of the area's more peripheral restaurants but it's well worth visiting for the sheer novelty. Not only does it boast a a completely organic, vegan menu, but it is situated in a converted big red double-decker bus and is perhaps the only bus in the city where you won't have to worry about congestion or being delayed!
Those looking for an alternative to London's clubbing and drinking scenes will find themselves well-situated for night time activities. Several versions of the Jack The Ripper Walking Tour operate in the area and if afterwards you find your inner horror fiend still unsatisfied just head across the river where, on selected evenings, you can spend the night in the London Dungeons. Traditionalists will be relieved to learn that there are also many pubs and bars in the area, such as the wonderful Victorian-themed Worship Street Whistling Shop.
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|Clarendon Serviced Apartments The Minories||0.2km|
|5||Grange Tower Bridge Hotel||0.2km|
|4||Marlin Apartments Londinium||0.2km|
|4||Novotel London Tower Bridge||0.2km|
|5||Grange City Hotel||0.2km|
|4||Hotel Indigo London Tower Hill||0.3km|
|4||Mint Hotel Tower Of London||0.3km|
|3||Sleep Inn City Of London||0.3km|
|3||Comfort Hotel Tower of London||0.3km|
|4||Apex hotel City of London||0.4km|
|4||Tower a Guoman Hotel||0.4km|
|4||MiNC City Reach||0.5km|
|4||Club Quarters Gracechurch||0.7km|
|4||Marlin Apartments - Aldgate||0.7km|
|5||Threadneedles, The City's Boutique Hotel||0.8km|
|4||Marlin Apartments - Empire Square||0.9km|