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Trompe l'oeil /graffiti street art style mural for a Locksmith / Safe shop in Bethnall Green Road, Shoreditch


On the other side of Bethnall Green Road from Boxpark, just past the corner with Ebor Street.


#guardiancoffee - The Guardian newspaper, coffee & Apple iPads


Can there be anything more "New Meedja" than a "pop up" cyber café run by the politically left of centre The Guardian newspaper (one of the few left which actually investigates the establishment power elites), serving coffee etc. with Apple iPad tablet computers at some of the tables ?

Note the use of a Twitter hashtag #guardiancoffee for the name.



Units 1,2,3,
Box Park,
2-10, Bethnal Green Rd,
London E1 6GY


The location is alongside Shoreditch High Street Tube Station.


The Vape Lab: e-cigarettes & coffee & WiFi


London's first e-cigarette coffee shop opens its doors to capital's 'vapers'


The Vape Lab

232 Shoreditch High Street
London E1 6PJ



The £99 electronic cigarette gizmos could be mistaken for Dr. Who style sonic screwdrivers or they could easily be used straight off, or slightly adapted, as SteamPunk fashion accessories.


The Old Shoreditch Station - first BitCoin ATM in London


Shoreditch is an increasingly gentrified inner city area adjacent to the City of London, which is in the process of what William Gibson described as regooding

The disused Shoreditch Railway Station has become a cafe, bar, art gallery clothing & shoes store etc:- The Old Shoreditch Station

The cafe / bar is the first place in the UK to have a public BitCoin ATM (made by Lamassu) which allows you to convert real banknotes into BitCoin cryptocurrency with reasonable convenience (limit £1000 with 8% commission) and some anonymity.




Britain's First Bitcoin ATM Arrives in London Cafe

The cafe / bar also accepts BitCoin as payment.

The Old Shoreditch Station

1 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, London E2 8DA


SAT 10AM - 1AM
SUN 10AM - 11PM


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