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…

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…

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….

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…

ABQ Hackney

Immersive cocktail bar in London A RV van on Hackney Road Breaking Bad style. Now that is definitely original and that is what we call ABQ!  Created by Lollipop, the guys behind The Bletchley, ABQ is the more chilled out East London immersive cocktail bar in London, Hackney. The Concept The concept is simple – you…

Victory Mansion

Bar in Stoke Newington Victory Mansion is a bar in Stoke Newington serving AMAZING Asian Ta-kos and fantastic cocktails. With only around 30 covers and seating at the bar, Victory Mansion is like a local neighbourhood bar with good service and delicious food which is perfect for accompanying drinks! The Asian Ta-ko Victory Mansion serves…

Spread Eagle

Vegan Pub in London Looking for a vegan pub in London? Club Mexicana is an all vegan Mexican street food stall that trades in Camden and Shoreditch. It now has a residency (from Thursday to Sunday) in the Spread Eagle in Homerton which became London’s first entirely vegan pub in January this year! The Mood…

The Princess of Wales

Pub In Clapton The Princess of Wales is a homely and welcoming pub in Clapton dating back to 1956 that has recently been refurbished. We visited on Tuesday where there was live music between 8-10 which was a lovely touch. The Princess of Wales itself is very spacious and there is a large terrace area…

The Crown

Restaurant in Victoria Park The Interior The Crown is a beautiful pub opposite Victoria Park on Grove Road with gorgeous interior decoration. The Paper Dining Room and the Victoria Room are particularly gorgeous with small balcony areas for al fresco dining. The Menu The menu focuses on hearty British seasonal dishes for breakfast, brunch, lunch…

Mapmaison

Cocktail Bar in Haggerston Mapmaison is a beautiful cocktail bar in Haggerston on Kingsland Road serving inventive cocktails and accompanying tapas dishes. The first thing that stood out to me was the gorgeous exterior of the bar, which was really inviting. It is also really cosy inside with a small number of stools by the bar…

Four Quarters East

Bar in Hackney Based at the new canal side development, Here East, Four Quarters is a retro arcade game bar in Hackney. As you may have guessed, the bar is from the same guys behind Four Quarters in Peckham. Based at the new canal side in between Hackney Wick and Stratford, Four Quarters East will be…

The Empress

Restaurant near Victoria Park The Empress is a lovely restaurant near Victoria Park Village with a cosy feel and friendly staff. The menu tends to change on a weekly basis but they keep it simple with 5 or 6 dishes on offer. For starters, we chose the Parmesan Fritters and the Spicy cod and salmon fritters. Both…

Royal Inn On The Park

Pub by Victoria Park Royal Inn On The Park is a pub by Victoria Park on Lauriston Road. It has a lovely traditional setting inside and a decent sized beer garden with views of the park. When we visited, The Royal Inn on the Park were showing Wimbledon on a screen outside which was a…