Facing a dinner in East London but dreading the latest hipster food trends? Here’s where to get proper dinner out East without any of the fuss.
David PawMay 18, 2017
There’s imported formaggio, fella-filled cafs, and fantastic Bangladeshi food in Bethnal Green. Here’s how to spend £5 in E2.
Jake MissingSeptember 30, 2020
A neighbourhood bar in Bethnal Green with a rowdy pub feel, The Sun Tavern is perfect for whisky fans and anyone in need of an expert espresso martini.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyOctober 7, 2022
This light and bright roastery, coffee shop, and all-day restaurant in Bethnal Green is as useful as Ozone’s other spot in Shoreditch.
Oliver FeldmanJanuary 22, 2022
Bistrotheque is a neighbourhood bistro set in an old warehouse, with art projected on the walls and a cool, east London ambience.
David PawJanuary 21, 2022
Sager + Wilde’s Bethnal Green outpost brings good wine and Italian eats, and mixes it with railway arch vibes and plenty of outdoor seats for summer.
David PawJanuary 14, 2022
E. Pellicci is an old-school classic in Bethnal Green. It’s warm and welcoming, and if you don’t get a Full English breakfast, you did it wrong.
Eileen TwumJanuary 14, 2022
Campania is an Italian restaurant off Columbia Road ideal for a romantic dinner, that’s equally lovely during the day.
Jake MissingJanuary 14, 2022
A beach-style bar with a feel-good roof terrace, Chiringuito is a great shout for a drink in Bethnal Green.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyMay 26, 2021
A feel-good delivery service from the people behind Gloria and Circolo Popolare.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyJanuary 20, 2021
An unassuming, cash-only Bangladeshi spot on Bethnal Green Road, Indian Masala makes delicious homemade curries, bhajis, and more.
The Green Truffle is a lovely local Italian deli with an excellent selection of deli meats, cheeses, imported produce, and other bits and bobs.
Arches is an old school caf in Bethnal Green ideal for a quiet fry-up, sandwich, or a loaded jacket potato.
The Hive is a spacious coffee shop at Cambridge Heath that also serves wine at night.
Oliver FeldmanApril 11, 2019
The Camel is a great local pub that really comes into its own in the winter. That’s because they have a ridiculously long pie list.
Eileen TwumOctober 11, 2017
The Royal Oak is a gastropub on Columbia Road, great for avoiding the market crowds, drinking craft beers, and tucking into a roast.
David PawOctober 4, 2017