• Life at Canto Court

    "Wonderful place to stay! The staff were the best people, made the place feel just like home. Have had friends from many other student accomodation and all of them loved it!"

    - Student 2018

Student accommodation in Shoreditch

Canto Court student accommodation is located in East London, in the heart of Shoreditch and Hoxton.  You can find out what's on here.  Nearby Brick Lane has London's most diverse world food market, catering for every street food imaginable. In Whitechapel, just around the corner from Canto, you’ll find galleries, street markets, vintage stores and beautifully restored Georgian pubs selling craft beers. Hoxton has a huge number of bars and clubs ranging from intimate side-street venues to all-night underground clubs.

A Finger on The Digital Pulse

Old Street is home to London's tech scence with many of the City’s brightest minds opening new start-up agencies.  Many of these are located in Tech City, just down the road from Canto Court.   If you’re interested in staying fully up-to-date with the latest technologies and industry opportunities, having London’s famous Silicon Roundabout a three-minute walk away is a great opportunity.

Eat Like A King, Dine Like A Queen

At Canto Court student accommodation you are close to some of the best food in London.  Nowhere else offers such an amazing range of world cuisine. From South Korean street food to French fine dining, the best buffalo wings outside the States, or Michelin-starred modern British fare. Local restaurants include Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen and modern pizzeria Pizza East. Whether you have a handful of change, or can charm the maître d’ you can enjoy sensational food without leaving the neighbourhood. If you're interested in helping fellow students, head over to Open Kitchen where London City Hospitality Centre students offer great food at very reasonable prices.

What’s on near Canto Court?

If you’re into art the best place to look for inspiration in Shoreditch is directly on its streets. We recommend taking the Shoreditch Street Art Tour where you’ll be taken through the best street art in the local area.  Among the best places for shopping are Redchurch Street; filled with new contemporary designers and Spitalfields market where arts and crafts meet fashion and food.

Close to Canto Court student accommodation, the Barbican Centre shows some of London’s most avant-garde art exhibitions as well as hosting the world’s foremost classical soloists and orchestras throughout the year. And sticking with the art theme, you’re perfectly placed to visit the Brick Lane Gallery, the international Whitechapel Gallery, Hales Gallery, the Red Gallery and, for something slightly different, the Pure Evil Gallery.

There are several famous markets across East London, all with their own charm. Spitalfields Market might be 350 years old, but it’s undergone huge redevelopment. Visit for one-off fashion accessories, original handbags, clothing and artwork. Smithfield Market is a mecca for foodies looking to buy the best value fresh meat in town and on Sundays Brick Lane Market is perfect for finding a one-of-a-kind vintage item. If that’s not enough, Columbia Road Flower Market will give you the perfect plant or flowers to bring back to your flat.

Canto Court student accommodation has all the major grocery stores just outside the front door. Take your pick from Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose or Co-op. There’s also a hair salon, post office and dry cleaner nearby and all the major banks (HSBC, NatWest, Citi, Santander, Lloyds TSB and Barclays) have local branches too.  As well as everyday items nearby shops sell everything from stationery and electronics, to bikes and musical instruments.

We hope that you don’t have any medical emergencies during your stay at Canto Court, but it’s always best to be prepared! The onsite team can point you in the right direction for your local NHS clinics, dentists and pharmacies. The nearby Moorfields Eye Hospital is just a five minute walk down the road and St. Bartholomew’s Hospital accident and emergency facilities are 15 minutes drive away.