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…

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…

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…

Cafe Miami

Brunch in Clapton Cafe Miami offers a varied brunch in Clapton with a combination of the flavours of Miami – traditional and modern American with Mexican & Spanish influences. The interiors are minimalist with light blue and pink decor scattered around the cafe with exposed light beams around the tables. The Dishes There are variety…

Pepitos Mexican

Mexican restaurant in London Fields Pepitos is situated a 5 minute walk from London Fields station and offers a Mexican feast in a relaxed environment. We absolutely loved the bright Mexican themed decor in the restaurant and the accompanying Latino music. It made me want to go back to Mexico! The Cocktails Before we entered…

We Are The Bach

Cafe in Broadway Market We are the Bach is a gorgeous cafe in Broadway Market offering a selection of delicious dishes. The menu is driven by their own personal experience of food intolerances so they fully cater for gluten free diets as well as veggie and vegan. They are strong advocates of all things East…

Here East

Here East is located by the pretty Lee canalside and boasts awesome bars and restaurants. in Hackney Wick It is a hidden gem with a relaxed atmosphere and vibe. The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club has a laid back and comfortable atmosphere which is reflected in the waiters, decor and music. We tucked into the…

Barge East Bar

Drinks on a barge! Three childhood friends bought a 114 year old Dutch Barge transforming it into a beautiful restaurant and bar near Hackney Wick. Below deck has a homely and warm atmosphere and the terrace is great for drinks. Barge East also looks so pretty at night with fairy lights reflecting on the river….

Issho-Ni

Restaurant in Bethnal Green Situated a short walk from Brick Lane is the wonderful Issho-ni. If you know the area it used to be Noodle King but has been kept within the family to offer a new contemporary Japanese restaurant  in Bethnal Green. The restaurant serves a number of sharing plates, Izakaya style, paired with…

Martello Hall

Martello Hall Brunch in East London If you are looking for brunch in East London packed with character, great music and a vibrant atmosphere, then Martello Hall is the place! We arrived on Saturday afternoon around midday and by 1pm the place was packed. Everyone was having a great time – friends catching up, and celebrations…

Wringer and Mangle

Wringer and Mangle Restaurant in London Fields Wringer and Mangle is a beautiful restaurant in London Fields with a shabby chic decor in a converted warehouse. The space is expansive with the restaurant area at the front and a huge bar area at the back with a lovely outside terrace. We loved the potted plant,…

Nt’s Bar

NT’s Bar in London Fields NT’s bar in London Fields is situated in the heart of Netil House, just moments away from the station. It is a relaxed warehouse style cafe during the day – Morty Bob’s – and turns into a lively bar in the evening. A highlight of the NT’s is its expansive terrace…