East London Food & Culture

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Paraquet Leyton

Inside The Paraquet cocktail bar, Leyton – and what to order

Everything you need to know about Leyton Midland’s new destination – and the best cocktails to order

Etles Hoe Street
Food & Drink

Two BYOB places for Uyghur food: Etles E17 and Kefil Food E9

This underrated cuisine is well worth a walk for its hand-pulled noodles, rice dishes and dumplings

Out Of The Woods
Food & Drink

Out Of The Woods cafe opens in Upper Leytonstone

Finally, a place to grab a decent coffee or brunch near Hollow Ponds

Leyton Engineer
Food & Drink

Leyton Engineer: we take a snoop around the renovation

Check out our exclusive pics and find out what to expect from our chinwag with the team

Eat My Pizza
Food & Drink

New openings: Eat My Pizza, Aura Sushi and Riverside East

Two in Leytonstone – and a gargantuan new venue over in the Olympic Park

Bocca Bocca
Food & Drink

So you’ve never been to…Bocca Bocca Leytonstone

Sure, it’s taken a while, but we finally popped by the acclaimed pizzeria for lunch

Paraquet Leyton

The Paraquet E10 cocktail bar to open in Leyton Midland – plus 5 more top arrivals

Parakeet E10 is a new speakeasy on Tilbury Road -plus Knots at Perky Blenders, Oishi, Ochi, Libertalia and Hotpod

Bamboo Mat

Bamboo Mat: new interior and outstanding new spring menu

The Leyton restaurant specialising in Peruvian-Japanese cuisine has a raft of new treats in store this spring

Tamping Grounds
Food & Drink

A trio of new E11 cafes: Tamping Grounds, Belle Juin & J’Adore

New and recent openings to warm up at in this miserable weather

Food & Drink

Six Of The Best: Papa’s, Robin’s, Lanterna, Teras, Deeney’s – and Thattukada

Keralan excellence in East Ham, hunger plenished in Hackney Wick, and oh-what-a-lovely-bargain in Wanstead