17 of the best places to eat brunch in east London.
Jake Missing, David Paw, Eileen Twum & Daisy MeagerNovember 11, 2022
Turkish ocakbasis, chip butties, excellent Ethiopian, £1 naans, and homely Caribbean are all within a stone’s throw of each other in Dalston.
Heidi Lauth Beasley & Jake MissingSeptember 9, 2022
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
From a famous mirror margarita, to a carpeted old-school boozer, to wine bars, and basement cocktail dens.
Heidi Lauth Beasley & Jake MissingOctober 4, 2021
Salad or no salad? Chilli and garlic sauce, or just lots of chilli? Here are the best places to get one of London’s best, best-value snacks.
Jake MissingApril 8, 2021
Hackney has plenty of great restaurants, but these 15 spots are the best for outdoor dining.
Jake MissingAugust 10, 2021
Papo's Bagels is a secluded spot in Dalston making London's best New York-style bagels.
Jake MissingJanuary 12, 2023
The main reason to visit The Proof, a small and airy Dalston bakery, is most certainly the profiterole bar.
Daisy MeagerDecember 20, 2022
Supa Ya Ramen is a snug, tight-fit, ‘traditionally unauthentic’ ramen spot in Dalston, making inventive and delicious bowls of ramen that are perfect for a quick midweek catch-up.
Jake MissingDecember 5, 2022
All Kaps Pizza—the Sunday-only, pizza pop-up in Dalston—is the place to be on a weekend afternoon.
Daisy MeagerNovember 30, 2022
Toconoco is a bright and breezy Japanese cafe in Dalston, serving bouncy udon and nutty black sesame cheesecake.
Daisy MeagerSeptember 9, 2022
Ngopi is a charming Indonesian coffee roasters and cafe in Dalston making excellent coffee and an enticing array of Indonesian sweet and savoury snacks.
Jake MissingSeptember 9, 2022
If you’re in the market for a buzzing covered terrace, expert vegetarian small plates, and big barbecue dishes, then Dalston’s Acme Fire Cult is where you want to be.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyAugust 16, 2022
Three Sheets is a small but seriously good cocktail bar in Dalston.
Daisy MeagerAugust 5, 2022
Oren is a very enticing Mediterranean restaurant in Dalston. Knees touch and hearts flutter. If you’re not falling in love with something on the menu, then it will be with the person opposite you.
Jake MissingMay 31, 2022
Snackbar is a café and workspace on Dalston Lane that serves a range of unusual and excellent Asian-inspired breakfast, lunch, and brunch plates.
Jake MissingJanuary 22, 2022
Brunswick East is an all-day Australian café and coffee shop with lovely courtyard seating.
Pizza by the slice in Dalston doesn’t get any better than at Voodoo Ray's.
Jake MissingJanuary 14, 2022
Earth Kitchen is an all-day restaurant in Dalston serving tasty, homely food in a very comfortable environment.
Written byJake Missing
You can’t really go wrong when it comes to choosing a good Turkish spot in North London, but our favourite is Mangal Ocakbasi.
Written byDavid Paw
Floyd’s in an inexpensive neighbourhood restaurant in Dalston that serves a cracking lunch.
Ararat Bread is a tiny bakery on Ridley Road that makes delicious meat or cheese topped naan flatbreads for a couple of quid or less.
Jake MissingJanuary 1, 2022
A sophisticated bar that’s open until 1am, MAP Maison should be near the top of your Dalston cocktail agenda.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyOctober 4, 2021