East London Food & Culture



Zaxx, Francis Road E10: what’s it actually like?

Leyton’s new Korean diner is an instant hit with its rice bowls, fried chicken and vegan options


MUST DO: William Morris Gallery and Lloyd Park Farmers’ Market

The free gallery rewards a leisurely weekend visit. And you can refuel at the streetfood stalls afterwards


DabbaDrop: what’s Leyton’s most ethical vegan takeaway like?

An entrepreneurial female duo are serving up some of the area’s best plant-based food at weekends only


Singburi E11 is amongst UK’s Top 20 restaurants – says top chef

While it’s closed for winter, in the meantime devour this tasty news nugget


So you’ve never been to…Grand Trunk Road, South Woodford

This destination Indian restaurant is well worth jumping on the Central Line for


So you’ve never been to… Masala India, High Road Leyton

The food is perfect for winter. And the garden room is Leyton’s worst kept secret

Vegan fare at SpiceBox

So you’ve never been to… SpiceBox E17

Flavourful plant-based fare at this hip new Walthamstow curry house on Hoe Street

The exterior of Henrietta Inman at Yardarm

Henrietta Inman at Yardarm: ‘relaxed and welcoming’ – review

The newest addition to the Francis Road food scene has seasonal classic English dishes nailed by the name chef


The Coach & Horses E10: ‘flaky perfection’ – review

It’s quite unrecognisable from its previous incarnation no less

Vibrant interior of Levi Roots Smokehouse

So you’ve never been to… Levi Roots Caribbean Smokehouse, Stratford

Dragons’ Den entrepreneur: how does his eatery fare?