Barboun

Mediterranean restaurant in Shoreditch Barboun is a brand new Levantine inspired Eastern Mediterranean restaurant in Shoreditch. The restaurant is the brainchild of celebrated chef Hus Vedat and his protégé Fez Ozalgan. Translating to red mullet in Turkish, Barboun features a menu of Levantine inspired dishes, cooked with smoke and fire from the robata and josper grills. The all-day menu features…

Lupita

Mexican restaurant in Shoreditch Lupita is a fun and friendly Mexican restaurant in Shoreditch serving up a varied menu of delicious Mexican cuisine. The decor is typically Mexican with bright colours and there is plenty of space to seat bigger parties. Latin music sets the scene and you can see into the busy kitchen with…

Cafe East

Cafe on Roman Road Cafe East is a busy and buzzing cafe on Roman Road serving a fantastic spread of breakfast, brunch and lunch dishes. Open Monday to Saturday from 8.30 – 5pm (9am on a Saturday), it is always busy! The cafe has a random and quirky decor – floral combined with framed records…

Lahpet

Burmese Restaurant in Shoreditch Lahpet is a fantastic, modern-chic Burmese restaurant in Shoreditch. As soon as you arrive you are greeted with warm and welcoming service and if you’re lucky you’ll be seated at the bar where you can spend your meal-time watching incredible cocktails be shaken and stirred. The Menu Lahpet is home to…

Serata Hall

Bar in Old Street Serata Hall is a bustling but relaxed bar in Old Street serving food and drinks all day. It hails from the same people behind Martello Hall in Hackney and Cattivo in Brixton. Expect stripped back exposed walls, high ceilings, plants and neon signs. It certainly as an element of ‘coolness’. The…

Pasta Nostra

Italian Restaurant in Old Street Pasta Nostra (which translates to ‘our pasta’) is a new Italian restaurant in Old Street offering freshly made, affordable pasta. The chefs, Wilfred Mafham and Luca Cianti, have great experience from Michelin-starred Trinity and Bistro Union, Pastaficio and Restaurant ‘Ours’. We also had the pleasure of meeting co business owner,…

Chai Ki

Indian restaurant in Canary Wharf Chai Ki Indian restaurant in Canary Wharf is a perfect location to wine and dine. It offers two contemporary Indian restaurants inside, one more formal and the other a more relaxed “street feast” type called the Toddy Shop Bar. The latter is where we had our fantastic meal and cocktails….

Roof East

Rooftop Bar in Stratford Stratford Mall (e.g. not Westfield) has followed in the footsteps of Franks in Peckham and turned the multi storey car park rooftop into a vibrant bar and playground! We loved how much seating there was in the venue (both covered and open) with deckchairs and benches galore. Activities This rooftop bar…

Pachamama East

Peruvian restaurant in Shoreditch Pachamama East is an excellent Peruvian restaurant in Shoreditch, from the same group as the original Pachamama in Marylebone. The group’s mission is to introduce exciting, diverse and playful dining concepts to the London restaurant scene. This restaurant focuses on infusing Peruvian cuisine with Chinese to create a fantastic menu. The…

Dinerama Street Feast Shoreditch

Street Feast London Street Feast is one of the most popular markets for street food in London. There are four to choose from: Dinerama, Shoreditch, Model Market, Lewisham, Giant Robot, Canary Wharf and Hawker House, Canada Water. All of these markets have something in common – they all host amazing traders serving up delicious food!…

Well and Bucket

Bar near Brick Lane The Well & Bucket is a bar near Brick Lane serving an array of draught and bottled beers, oysters and small plates. The premises was actually a pub as far back as 1818 before trading as a restaurant and a wholesale shop. The revamp of the Well and Bucket has brought…

Oslo Hackney

Restaurant, Bar and Club in Hackney Oslo Hackney is a multi-purpose venue set up as a bar, kitchen, venue and club in the heart of Hackney. In typical East London style, the interiors resemble a warehouse with high ceilings (it occupies the space of a redeveloped Victoria railway station), exposed brick work and a trendy…

Dalston Roof Park

Rooftop Bar in Dalston When the sun shines in London, outdoor space is premium, especially rooftop bars! Dalston Roof Park is a chilled out rooftop bar in Dalston (unsurprisingly) only minutes from the overground stations. In case (in typical English style) there is rain, Dalston Roof Park has a covered space to shelter. The outside…

East London Liquor Company

Distillery in East London East London Liquor Company is an independent distillery in East London (unsurprisingly!) producing and importing a range of spiritsincluding gin, vodka, rum and whisky. They sell their spirits at the bar as well as in Borough Wines, Fortnum and Masons, Harvey Nichols and many more retailers in the UK and around…

Amber London

Middle Eastern Restaurant in Aldgate Tucked away from the busy streets, Amber is a beautiful, laid back Middle Eastern Restaurant in Aldgate. The atmosphere is warm, homely and inviting, with fresh cakes and pastries on the counter as you arrive, really drawing you in. The Drinks It was great to see some fantastic Mocktail options…