East London Food & Culture



5 Things We Learnt This Week: Patchworks, pocket parks & sunny terraces

Help save Leyton’s innovative venue. Plus Record Store Day, Hackney Bridge and more


Eight Things We Learnt This Week: tulips, trails, terraces – and a wine bar

Plus: an ex-Ivy team are transforming the Hitchcock Hotel into a destination pub and restaurant

Dreamhouse Records Leyton

All change! Dreamhouse Records moves into Francis Road

Leyton’s forthcoming vinyl store is now joining E10’s eclectic street of independent shops and cafes

Unity Cafe Leytonstone E11

Unity Cafe Leytonstone E11: coffee, sandwiches, cakes

We already love the new E11 coffee shop and deli, with the outdoor terrace about to open


Six Things We Learnt This Week – from pop-ups to geese in trees

Phlox, Crate Brewery, Yard Sale, Yardarm, Marmelo: tips and observations for the last few days of lockdown


Lockdown walks? Six handy ideas

From canalside coffee to medieval churches, murals and ancient filter beds, shake up your strolls

Bread and Oregano Leyton

Champagne waaa! Six Things We Learnt This Week

Two community jumble trails, the pleasures of Wild Goose – and the most hilarious name ever for a development?


Go Walala! Six Things We Learnt This Week

From Cafe Juno to Luna Lounge, Hooksmith to Exale, half a dozen newsy nuggets to take you into the weekend


Bread & Oregano is open in Leyton

Souvlaki, gyros, salads, as well as decent coffee, brunch and pastries at this contemporary new diner

Petit Corner

Oh no! Le Petit Corner E11 has closed down

Where will we get decent coffee now right at the tip of Leytonstone High Road?