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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

Samoan Joe's Leyton
Culture

Samoan Joe’s cocktail bar to open in Leyton Midland – plus 5 more top arrivals

An ambitious new speakeasy on Tilbury Road -plus Knots at Perky Blenders, Oishi, Ochi, Libertalia and Hotpod

Bamboo Mat
Advertorial

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

Supperclub.Tube
Food & Drink

A beginner’s guide to…Supperclub.Tube E17

We roadtest the six-course menu on Walthamstow’s static dining tube carriage

Prince Of Wales Leyton
Drink

Pub news! Prince Of Wales in Leyton, plus 3 new kitchen residencies

The latest gossip on 5 – count ’em! – boozers along lengthy Leyton High Road

Food & Drink

Asado Steakhouse review: what took us so long?

Everyone has long recommended it: finally we visited

Slope Leytonstone
Food & Drink

January 2024: fresh places to consider, from interiors to booze (and, yup, cafes)

Half a dozen new, newish and rebooted establishments

Burnt Smokehouse
Food & Drink

Our Top 10 new openings of 2023 in Leyton & Leytonstone – revealed

We rank the best food & drink arrivals this year