Aside from having the famous Orange Buffalo as its latest semi-permanent residency, Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen is a great place for a little rowdiness. There’s always great music, and although it’s not the smartest place, you’re guaranteed a laugh here. Especially if you surprise your mates with one of Orange Buffalo’s ‘Viper’ hot wings.
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Pizza East is one of the best casual spots in Shoreditch for an easy dinner with a few friends.
Gloria is the restaurant equivalent to a night that ends with a broken Louboutin. It’s daft, it’s delicious, and it’s downright fun.
St. John Bread and Wine
St John Bread and Wine serves food from the legendary St. John in Farringdon, but in an informal canteen-style dining room near Spitalfields Market.
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Two Lights is the Shoreditch restaurant an algorithm might design. It doesn’t quite add up, but, if you use it in the right way, it’s a good bet.
You go to Meat Mission when you want a strong drink and something filthy, delicious and burger-related to eat in Shoreditch.
Dirty Bones Carnaby
Dirty Bones is a New York influenced restaurant serving mostly mediocre American dishes, but the lamb topped fries are its saving grace.
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Shoreditch Sky Terrace
Shoreditch Sky Terrace bar’s hidden location and crowd control means that you feel like you are at a private pool party in Ibiza.
Flight Club is a darts-themed bar, and it’s basically the hipster upgrade to playing darts in a pub
Butchies have been serving their excellent fried chicken ‘sandwich’ at markets and festivals across London - this is their first permanent spot.
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