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49 Ridley Road, London E8 2NP
Ridley Road is like an East End version of Portobello, only shorter and edgier in terms of ahead-of-the-trend eye candy. So it’s only right it should...
2-10 Hertford Road, London N1 5ET
Perfectly situated for classic cocktails by Regent’s Canal, Proud East has a covered beer garden overlooking Kingsland Basin’s moored barges. Settle back...
2 - 18 Warburton Road, London E8 3FN
Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien has converted this post-war laundry into a creative hub, with first-floor units rented out to musicians and designers. In...
10 Chatsworth Road, London E5 0LP
Melanie Symonds, former producer of reality TV shows, now has a burgeoning liquor-importation business, and these Clapton premises incorporate her vision...
13-18 Sidworth Street, London E8 3SD
Gerry Calabrese, owner of The Hoxton Pony, is surely on to a winner with this charming, idiosyncratic conversion of a London Fields laundry. Half the considerable...
80 Dalston Lane, London E8 3AH
New neighbourhood lounge, Silk Stockings, should be a seamless fit with rapidly gentrifying Dalston Lane. The set-up is similar to Satan’s Whiskers, its...
451 Queensbridge Road, London E8 3AS
The long-running Dalston Vic – a renowned live music venue – has been rescued by east London’s Jaguarshoes Collective. Great music should therefore ensue,...
207 Netil House, 1 Westgate Street, London E8 3RL
Dependably on-point, peripatetic pop-up meisters Night Tales bring their laidback brand of fun times to Hackney at their new permanent base, NT’s. A handy...
271 Well Street, London E9 6RG
Owned by the same two brothers who reinvigorated The Three Compasses on Dalston Lane, this former laundrette has been reinvented as a contemporary neighbourhood...
25-27 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3LT
The relaxed street-level café at this event space-cum-gallery also has a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it separate upstairs bar: the loft-style dove-grey lounge...
489 Hackney Road, London E2 9ED
To the casual passer-by, The Natural Philosopher looks like another dusty Hackney bric-a-brac shop, but behind the shabby-chic mise en scène lurks an edgy...
77 Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EB
Definitely worth a butcher’s, Brewer’s Bar has been remodelled from the bare bones of a shop that once supplied sausages and beef shin to Shacklewell....
The Trampery, 125 Mare Street, London E8 3RH
Sibling to the similarly monikered Clerkenwell outfit, this freewheeling Hackney social
hub/art gallery/cycle-themed shop is ideal if you fancy networking...
The Arthaus, 195-205 Richmond Road, London E8 3NJ
Guadalajara warehouse chic sets the scene at this cute cocktail bar/cantina Latina from the hombres at Viva! on Stoke
Newington Road. Start with quesadillas,...
Brooksby’s Walk, Chatsworth Road, London E9 6DA
The Cellar Door at Aldwych; Ginglik, Shepherds Bush; Attendant in Bloomsbury and now, The Convenience: these days, you’ll spend more than a penny in...