Headway East London, Timber Wharf, 240 Kingsland Road E2


With a canalside setting off the Kingsland Road, an adjoining archway with a dazzling art studio and a kitchen serving up excellent Moroccan lamb tagine, […]

Maeve’s Kitchen, 181 Lower Clapton Road, E5


The revitalizing of Clapton Pond with its water spouts and weeping willows has turned this formerly scruffy stretch of Lower Clapton Road into something resembling […]

Tacochu at Palm 2, 152–156 Lower Clapton Road, E5

Palm 2

Eat Hackney has already blogged about the joys of Palm 2, Hackney’s favourite cornershop. But it’s take her a wee while to get to the […]

Merci Marie, Fitzroy House, Abbot Street E8


Hand-painted signs for Merci Marie lead round the back of the Arcola Theatre, through a graffitied car park and a security fence and up two […]

L’Entrepôt, 230 Dalston Lane E8


Set up by the owners of Borough Wines, high-ceilinged L’Entrepôt occupies a former warehouse in the otherwise shabby surroundings of Hackney Downs station. But a […]

Fijian food

Market Lautoka

Eat Hackney is on the Meridian Line in Taveuni, Fiji, about as far from the borough as it’s possible to be. At this time of […]

Andina, 1 Redchurch St, E2


On the corner of Redchurch Street and Shoreditch High Street, new Peruvian restaurant Andina is the latest project from Martin Morales, following the success of […]

Granny Lopez @ the Arcola Theatre


Granny Lopez is a cute Spanish pop-up run by a friends who want to share traditional recipes from home. They popped up at the Arcola […]

London Borough of Jam, 51d Chatsworth Road, E5


To quote Homer Simpson, ‘mmmm, donuts!‘ These are no ordinary doughnuts though: they come from St John and they’re filled with beautiful fruity concoctions courtesy of Lillie […]

Cooking for kids with the Parkholme Supper Club

Gula Malacca

Eat Hackney dropped in to the Forest Road youth centre in Dalston where local foodies and chefs were trying to entice kids with unusual dishes. […]