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Boxpark launched its pop-up mall in Shoreditch back in 2011, and has since become a staple of the East London scene. Featuring food, drink and retail options, Boxpark is a bit of a one-stop-shop, but be sure to check online before visiting, as traders change periodically. Read on for details of our pick of the best.
CookDaily’s blend of international vegan dishes has proved popular in Shoreditch. Opt for a healthy stir-fry, filling ‘chickn’ and mushroom pie, or the Caribbean-inspired ‘Hard Bowl’, made with yam, plantain, ackee and wholemeal dumplings.
Dum Dum Donutterie
Serving up freshly baked doughnuts and croissants, this is the definition of food porn. Flavours include pistachio, strawberries and cream, toffee apple and many more, but we recommend going for the ‘zebra’ – layers of plain and chocolate croissant dough filled with chocolate buttercream and topped with chocolate ganache.
What The Pitta
Doner kebabs may once have been the preserve of drunken 2am eating, but they've gone rather posh in recent years. What The Pitta has moved into Shoreditch to serve up its signature vegan version of the classic post-night-out meal.
An Australian duo are behind this chicken wing joint, that promises "life-changing" wings including vodka-battered and panko-fried varieties.
Perfectly cooked, thick-cut chips, slathered in melted cheese and sauces – need we say more?
Les Deux Amies
From two French food enthusiasts come these homemade, gluten-free crepes and galettes, with DIY options available.
Following on from sites in Camden and Bankside, the Boxpark offering brings pulled-pork sandwiches and whisky cocktails. There’s a take-away hatch for those on the go, and beer pong every Wednesday evening.