Mile End

Mile End

London - United Kingdom

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Mile End

London, United Kingdom

Mile End is one of the most student-friendly area of London. It’s really affordable, well connected, and has a great atmosphere on top of that. There’s plenty of cheap eats, great bars. Its that kind of neighbourhood that manages to mix in traditional East London feeling, influences from all around the world and the student vibes. Renting in Mile End is a little cheaper than in many other areas of the capital. Most rooms are in terraced houses or tall buildings, but you can also find some brutally-cool new flats around. Queen Mary University is in Mile End, so this is the perfect neighbourhood for Queen Mary’s students. It is also within commuting distance of the City's main universities around Bloomsbury and in the city centre, such as SOAS, University College London, City University, Birkbeck College, RADA or LSE. Mile End is connected to the city via Mile End (Central, District, Hammersmith & City), Bow Road (District, Hammersmith & City) and Stepney Green (District, Hammersmith & City).

The neighbours

Students! One in five Mile Enders are students, which gives it a really cool atmosphere. Also hipsters.

Interesting points

The Genesis cinema: really cool neighbourhood cinema, worth checking out. Also has great food and drinks. Also the Palm Tree, is one of the last good Cockney pubs with pianos - recommended!

You will fall in love with

The young, modern and a little-bit-hipster culture.

The lifestyle

A traditional working-class area, with modern bars, cool restaurants and great connection to the city. The neighbourhood of the future. A great choice.



About the city

London is a city where you will never run out of things to do. The capital of England is well known for its famous, iconic landmarks such as the Big Ben, St. Paul’s cathedral, amongst thousands and thousands more. Then there’s the British cultural heritage, best displayed by its impressive architecture and the huge museums.

However, we know that students also care a lot about a city’s nightlife and atmosphere. This city never sleeps! Pubs, bars, clubs, warehouse afterparties, you name it: London has it all.

When it comes to finding a place to live in London, you know you can count on Uniplaces to help you!