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157a Commercial Street, London E1 6BJ
Every bar attached to a branch of the bullish Hawksmoor restaurant group passes muster, but the charismatic standalone Spitalfields cellar is something...
69 Garnet Street, London E1W 3QS
Now a casual independent wine shop and bar, Victualler occupies the site of a former dockers’ pub, The Three Suns. Evidence of the building’s past is found...
51- 55 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Brewdog has rebooted Underdog, its clandestine bar-within-a-bar, reopening it as Two-Bit. All of two minutes appears to have been devoted to decorative...
154-158 Shoreditch High Street, London
Forge & Co comes on like a more egalitarian, accessible version of Shoreditch House – albeit without the rooftop swimming pool. A hot-desking hub aimed...
1 Graces Alley, off Ensign Street, London E1 8JB
The agreeably shambolic Mahogany Bar at Wilton’s has long been a popular spot with jobbing thespians, E1 trendsters, the occasional star (Liza Minnelli...
Dray Walk, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
The Brick Lane outpost of the Big Chill – opened by the folk who organised the renowned outdoor music events of the same name – has plenty of festival...
127 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JE
It may inhabit a former shoe wholesaler’s, but imaginary footie boots are what you’ll need at this regular E1 fixture where, at the flick of a wrist,...
226 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6PJ
If you’re looking for a secret Shoreditch rendezvous, consider this cute, kitsch and slightly bonkers new film-set lounge above the popular Crown &...
12-16 Artillery Lane, London E1 7LS
Here's a clue for newbies hoping for an audience with the Mayor: like Narnia for grown-ups, the portal to his magical hidden kingdom is disguised as a...
19-23 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Set in a converted warehouse, this East End sibling of the much-vaunted Notting Hill original ‘encapsulates the bohemian decadence of Cool Britannia’,...
The Courtyard, Stoney Lane, London E1 7BH
The bold, brash Slug & Lettuce chain is the antithesis of the ‘best kept secret’ or ‘this little place I know’. It’s a bright & accessible pub empire...
123 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JE
A predominantly young, no-frills crowd holes up at The Cornershop – a likeably scruffy sort of place done out in 20 shades of brown, with ancient pot...
133 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1DT
Whitechapel Road’s dirty little secret, this grungy boîte is an in-the-know alternative to the Brick Lane bar circuit & the unexceptional boozers of...
The Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
Set within the brick-lined Truman Brewery complex, the Vibe Bar’s cobbled courtyard is where students, off-duty clothing-rail scourers & the too-chillaxed-to-shop...
222 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6PJ
Dim sum, cupcakes, cocktails, ice teas and iconic bottled beers are not the least of the Drunken Monkey’s attractions: fans also like its louche Shanghai...