The gang





Chase & Sorensen, 238-B Dalston Lane
Cooper & Wolf, 145 Chatsworth Road
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane
E5 Bakehouse, Arch 395, Mentmore Terrace
F. Cooke, 9 Broadway Market, E8
Frizzante Café, Hackney City Farm
Mama Vic’s Plantain Parlour, 10 Bradbury Street
Nana’s, The Elderfield pub, 57 Elderfield Road
Ship of Adventures, 138 Kingsland High Street
Violet, 47 Wilton Way & Broadway Market
Zardosht, Cafe OTO


Andina, 1 Redchurch Street
L’Entrepôt, 230 Dalston Lane
Forman’s Smokehouse & Restaurant, Stour Road, Fish Island
Hackney Pearl, 11 Prince Edward Road
Maeve’s Kitchen, 181 Lower Clapton Road
Mein Tay, 122 Kingsland Road
Merci Marie, Fitzroy House, Abbot Street
my neighbours the dumplings, 165 Lower Clapton Road
Mussel Men, 584 Kingsland Road

Supper clubs and alternative eats

The Parkholme Supper Club, Parkholme Road
The People’s Kitchen, Passing Clouds, 1 Richmond Rd
Tacochu, Japanese pop up
Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, Studio Gi, 2 Tudor Grove

Drink Hackney

69 Colebrook Row: rum cocktail school
Bonneville, 43 Lower Clapton Road
Butler’s Gin, 55 Wallis Road
Clapton Hart, 231 Lower Clapton Road, E5
East London Liquor Company, 221 Grove Road
Forty Hall Vineyard, Enfield, EN2
Home Brew Depot, Adam & Eve, 155 Homerton High Street E9
Rochester Castle, 145 Stoke Newington High Street
Ruby’s, 76 Stoke Newington Rd, N16

Market stalls

Gujarati Rasoi, Broadway Market
Hackney Homemade market
Violet, 47 Wilton Way & Broadway Market
Zardosht, Cafe OTO & Broadway Market


Gallo Nero, 75 Stoke Newington High St
L’Epicerie, 56 Chatsworth Road
London Borough of Jam, 51d Chatsworth Road
Palm 2, 152–156 Lower Clapton Road


Bags of Taste classes – cooking on a budget
Community Gardens, East Village NYC: grow to live
Coffee in Hackney: Ethiopian, Vietnamese and Turkish
Evering Road Kitchen Garden: urban gardening
Forest Foragers: foraging for mushrooms
Forty Hall: London’s only commercial-scale vineyard
Gayhurst Community School: healthy food for Hackney’s kids
Global Feast: Olympic pop-up
Great Food: historic cake recipes
Growing Communities: Hackney gardens and veg box scheme
H. Forman & Son: the truth about supermarket salmon
Headway East London: helping people with brain injuries
Hunt & Darton: pop-up café for the Edinburgh Fringe
Laurent Gerbaud: tasting chocolate in Brussels
The London Orchard Project: celebrating apple day
The Long Table: Dalston’s night market
North London Action for the Homeless: superior soup kitchen
Sweetdram: leafy boozy pop up at the Geffrye Museum
The Wild Food Kitchen: pop-up restaurant
Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen: funky Ghanaian pop-up