Duke’s Brew & Que Breakfast Review: American Food in Hackney

Mar 06

Duke’s Brew & Que Breakfast Review: American Food in Hackney

Duke’s Brew & Que opened in March 2012 and is first and foremost an American grill joint serving meat treats like ribs, pulled pork and sliders. You’ll find it just a stone’s throw from Haggerston Overground station, sandwiched in between Regent’s Canal and Kingsland Rd in Hackney. Duke’s Brew and Que also do brunch and in true...

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The Empress Restaurant Review: Great British Food in Hackney

Feb 26

The Empress Restaurant Review: Great British Food in Hackney

Formerly known as The Empress of India, The Empress got rid of its far eastern suffix when new owners took over 2 years ago. You’ll find it on Lauriston road in Hackney, nestled on the edge of Victoria Park amongst the cluster of kitsch cafes and gastro pubs that include The Lauriston and The Royal Inn on the Park. Inside, the decor has been thought about, but...

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Cheap Indian Food & Drink for Dishoom’s Soft Launch

Oct 12

Cheap Indian Food & Drink for Dishoom’s Soft Launch

Dishoom describe themselves as a Bombay Cafe in London. They started off in Covent Garden and after the success there are now opening a new restaurant in the heart of Shoreditch, where you’ll get 50% off food AND drink until October 18th. BARGAIN! As with most trendy London restaurants these days, the emphasis is on small plates and you can’t book for...

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Free Party at Plastic People for Move D EP Release – 3/10/12

Sep 27

The lovely people at house and electronic music label Electric Minds are hosting a free party on the 3rd of October at Plastic People to celebrate the launch of the new EP from German genre-crossing DJ veteran Move D. Originally making leftfield techno and trip-hop in the ’90s and now more likely to release deeper house kinda stuff these days, David Moufang...

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London Fields Brewery

Jul 12

London Fields Brewery

London Fields Brewery nestles under the railway arches in between the park and Mare Street in east London. They opened in August 2011, serving 4 beers and a lager, straight from the keg, brewed on the premises. This year they’ve grown immensely and open every Saturday and Sunday throughout the summer months. So from 12pm-12am every weekend you can swig some...

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Street Feast: Cheap Food in East London

Jul 03

Street Feast: Cheap Food in East London

Tasty and cheap eats in east London, courtesy of Street Feast. It’s pop-up and it’s street food – after starting up just off Brick Lane, Street Feast is now in Dalston – so ticking all the hipster buzz words and boxes. You can really eat your way around the world at this one as you’ll find Big Apple Hot Dogs, Mama’s Jerk Station, Homeslice and...

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