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…

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…

The Gun

Restaurant and Bar in Spitalfields The Gun is a gorgeous, sophisticated bar in Spitalfields which has recently reopened its doors following a refurb. Located opposite the famous Spitalfields Market, the interior radiates retro chic with earthy colours, leather chairs and low-hanging lamps with fringed shades. There is weathered floral paint work on the walls, bold…

Goose Island Brewpub

Brewpub in Shoreditch Goose Island Brewpub in Shoreditch is a great new addition to the East London bar scene, particularly if you are a beer lover.  The Chicago based brewery was founded in 1988 have been brewing beer around the world ever since.  As expected, there are a variety of Goose Island draught and bottled beers on…

Callooh Callay

Cocktail Bar in Shoreditch Callooh Callay is a quirky and inventive cocktail bar in Shoreditch. With three different themed rooms, it has something for everyone. You can walk into the main bar but need to book the secret back bar hidden behind the wardrobe door and the top floor bar, Jubjub. The Cocktails For such…

Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen

Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen Bar in Hoxton Square This bar in Hoxton Square has been open since 2001 and is still going strong today!  The bar has a warehouse vibe with three different rooms – the main bar, the club room and the Green room, which also has a large terrace area. The main…

The Looking Glass Cocktail Club

The Looking Glass Cocktail Club Bar in Hoxton Located just down Hackney Road lies The Looking Glass Cocktail Club, a hidden bar in Hoxton slightly off the busy buzz of Shoreditch. What a lovely venue – as you go in there is a small and cosy bar area. However, through the Alice in Wonderland “secret…

Alcotraz Prison Themed Bar

Alcotraz Immersive Cocktail Experience  BYOB in London What a memorable experience at Alcotraz BYOB in London who have a permanent home in Brick Lane! Inspired by Hollywood Movies and TV that have brought to life America’s most infamous prison, Alcotraz is London’s first immersive theatrical cocktail bar. You have been charged. What with – you…

Old Street Records

Live Music in East London What is it? Old Street Records is a bar offering live music in East London hailing from the same group as Venn Street Records in Clapham and Northcote Records in Battersea. Being an East London Girl, I was very happy to discover Old Street Records which is much closer to…

Long Arm Worship Street

Long Arm Worship Street Craft Beer in London We visited Long Arm Worship Street to sample some of the best craft beer in London and check out the in-house brewing experience. My favourite offering was the six different 1/3 pints which reminded me of being in Belgium! Food Menu We returned recently to try out…

B’acino Wine Bar

Wine Bar in London B’acino wine bar in London is tucked away in Scrutton Street in Shoreditch, it is a bit of a hidden gem. With an extensive wine and cocktail list, including my favourite Aperol Spritz, there is plenty to choose from. The Food Sometimes with a wine bar, you don’t get quality food…

London Cocktail Club

London Cocktail Club Cocktails in Shoreditch The London Cocktail Club in Shoreditch is one of 6 venues in London which are well known for their friendly bar staff who occasional dance on tables! Happy Hour We played pool (£1 a go) whilst having some happy hour cocktails. You can get 2 cocktails in Shoreditch for…

Discount Suit Company

Bar in Aldgate Discount Suit Company bar in Aldgate is another brilliant find just behind Commercial Street – be careful not to walk past it! Down the stairs in the basement lies an atmospheric speakeasy that is not expensive or pretentious like some can be. The bartenders are friendly and helpful and there are a…

Nightjar

Nightjar Speakeasy Bar in London Voted one of the world’s best bars in various publications, Nightjar is a bit of a hidden secret (at least location wise!) in London. Located near Old Street, you could easily walk past Nightjar so keep your eyes open. It is a gorgeous speakeasy bar in London offering a relaxed…