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Travel Information - How to find our East London Cat Cafe

Before you set off to visit our cat cafe, make sure you have a booking!

Our Cat Emporium is usually fully booked on weekends, so please do not travel to us on weekends without a reservation, as we may not be able to accommodate you.

Our London Address

Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium
Bethnal Green Road
London E2 6DG

Nearest Train Stations

Closest: Shoreditch High Street (London Overground Line) 
Next Closest: Liverpool St Station (London Overground, TFL Rail, London Underground: Central Line, Hammersmith and City Line, Circle Line, Metropolitan Line) 
Next Closest: Bethnal Green (London Underground, Central Line) 

The best source of Public Transport advice is London's TFL website. The TFL website can give you updates regarding line outages, planned engineering works and delays. We recommend you check it before you travel, especially on weekends, when TFL tend to do most of their engineering work.

If you need help getting from your hotel or home, we recommend using the TFL Journey Planner to find your way to us. You'll need our postcode, which is E2 6DG

Bus Routes

The following bus routes stop on Bethnal Green Road near the Cat Emporium: 

Bus route 388
Bus route 8

If you are on the bus heading east along Bethnal Green Road, you need to alight at stop Brick Lane SA and walk along the dashed red line shown in the map below. 

If you are on the bus heading west along Bethnal Green Road, you need to alight at stop Brick Lane SB, and it will drop you off next to the Cat Emporium.  

Bus Stop Map


There is metered street parking in the area, but it's a busy area and we recommend using public transport whenever possible.

On weekends, especially Sundays when the Brick Lane markets are in full swing, parking can be very difficult. 

If you need to drive for mobility reasons, we recommend allowing a little extra travel time to secure a parking space before your booking.

Please consult this web-page about parking zones in Tower Hamlets for more information. The Emporium is situated in Zone A2 on the map of controlled parking zones provided.

Here is a summary of what you need to know:

  • If you are parking within this zone between the hours of 8.30am to 5.30pm on a weekday, or 8.30am to 2pm on a Sunday, you will need to pay.
  • The charge for parking in this zone is £5.30 per hour (£7.95/hour for diesel vehicles).
  • To make a cashless payment, you can call 020 3046 0010 or use the app RingGo, which is free to download.
  • Click on the text in bold for information about parking with a blue badge in this area.