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.
May 18, 2017
Hackney has plenty of great restaurants, but these 14 spots are the best for outdoor dining.
August 10, 2021
Despite being in a Haggerston basement, OkonomiHeads is a Japanese spot with a light and bright feel, and excellent okonomiyaki.
November 2, 2023
Towpath Cafe is a seasonal cafe on the Regent’s Canal that has a strong case for being one of London’s most dopamine-inducing spots.
May 31, 2023
Planque is a Haggerston restaurant, wine bar and grape lovers’ idea of heaven, making excellent and unusual French-inspired small plates.
October 12, 2022
Hill & Szrok on Broadway Market is a butchers by day, but at night they fire up the grill to cook some pretty good steaks and chops.
August 22, 2022
Campania is an Italian restaurant off Columbia Road ideal for a romantic dinner, that’s equally lovely during the day.
January 14, 2022
Berber & Q is a Middle Eastern/North African restaurant in Haggerston where locals hang and eat things from the grill. You want those things.
The Haggerston branch of Chick ‘n’ Sours is the original, and still the best. Come here for cocktails and disco wings, and leave happy.
January 1, 2022
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The Duke of Wellington is a proper pub where pints are pulled, the Premier League is playing, and the pool table always has a pound coin put down.
June 10, 2021
Sager and Wilde is a kind of serious but still fun wine bar on Hackney Road serving wine from a huge list, and cheese toasties.
April 3, 2019
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