Top 5: New Openings of 2017

It was a good year for quality additions to the area. Here are our favourites across Leyton and Leytonstone

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Must Do

MUST DO: Leytonstone Christmas Market Trail

The third outing of this festive bash includes streetfood, a wine bar, cinema and 70 stalls to peruse


The story of Venner, Leyton

This multi-use space champions independent local makers and artists on Francis Road

Must Do

Everything you need to know about Edie Rose, Francis Road

Meet florist Helen Clarke, the latest arrival on the increasingly popular Leyton street

Food & Drink

Yardarm restaurant opening. And Rocket is here

Leyton’s smart new dining option is coming soon. In the meantime, lads, sort your barnet out


MUST DO: The Stones Throw Market’s 2nd birthday bash

The bi-monthly Saturday afternoon event is back tomorrow for a bit of a celebration


OMG! Eat 17 is opening in E11 this year

The capital’s hippest grocery-store-plus-restaurant will be your AW17 neighbourhood hangout


So what exactly is Host of Leyton?

An enterprising new multi-purpose venue has just opened in E10. We meet the couple behind it


Must Do: East Village Christmas Makers’ Market 2016

Everything you need to know about the second annual festive shopping (and drinking) bash


Coming Soon: A new way to shop local In Leytonstone

The Leytonstone Food Assembly launches in April – and you should be a part of it. We meet the founders