Posted: 07 May 2018
#Area Guide Our guide to the most highly celebrated spots in this vibrant neighbourhood
As any Londoner knows, there’s no better way to start a weekend than with a leisurely brunch. One London borough that excels at this is Hackney. We’ve compiled a hit list of the best local spots to visit in this East London neighbourhood.
PEARL Hackney Wick
Sat within the vibrant neighbourhood of Hackney Wick, this popular local haunt is the place to be seen. The menu offers a wide variety of delicious fare from lamb ribs to quinoa burgers. PEARL is also vegan and vegetarian friendly, and the coffee isn’t bad, either.
Address: 11 Prince Edward Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LX
Telephone: 020 8510 3605
Nearest station: Hackney Wick
L’eau á la Bouche
Add a little Gallic charm to any weekend with a trip to L’eau á la Bouche. This typical French delicatessen serves up high-quality French treats, from cured meats to traditional cheeses, sandwiches to salads. Arrive early to avoid the queues.
Address: 35-37 Broadway Market, London Fields, E8 4PH
Telephone: 020 7923 0600
Nearest station: Cambridge Heath and London Fields
Since opening as a gallery and coffee shop in 2010, this London Fields space has gone from strength to strength. This cool hangout now boasts a full kitchen and bar offering a great selection of simple, yet delicious treats.
Address: 3 Mare Street, London Fields, E8 4RP
Telephone: 020 8533 6083
Nearest station: Cambridge Heath
Morito Hackney Road
There’s no need to make the pilgrimage to Exmouth Market anymore. This Moorish favourite has opened a Hackney Road outpost and it’s no less fantastic than the original. Sink your teeth into their grilled mountain sausage or chargrilled squid and you won’t regret it.
Address: 195 Hackney Road, Hoxton, E2 8JL
Telephone: 020 7613 0754
Nearest station: Hoxton
The Blue Legume
A mainstay on the Stoke Newington eating scene, this Church Street classic is the place to brunch when in N16. Wholesome cooking, friendly service and great for vegetarians and vegans. When the weather’s good, sit outside and watch the world go by.
Address: 101 Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington, N16 0UD
Telephone: 020 7923 1303
Nearest station: Stoke Newington
Rawduck is a relaxed hideaway and the perfect spot for brunch due to its high-quality seasonal produce. We’d recommend sampling their roast cauliflower, harissa eggs or lamb chops.
Address: 197 Richmond Road, London Fields, E8 3NJ
Telephone: 020 8986 6534
Nearest station: London Fields and Hackney Central
Well Street Kitchen
Well Street Kitchen is the ultimate neighbourhood café. It serves simple, wholesome dishes at affordable prices. Don’t miss the baked gnocchi, house cured salmon or salt beef.
Address: 203 Well Street, Hackney Central, E9 6QU
Telephone: 020 8533 6275
Nearest station: Homerton, London Fields and Hackney Central
Morty & Bob’s
Tucked away inside Netil House, this cool café is the perfect place to indulge in weekend brunch. They make a killer avocado toast and their cheese toasties are legendary. A happening brunch spot in the London Fields neighbourhood.
Address: 11-25 Westgate Street, London Fields, E8 3RL
Telephone: 020 3095 9420
Nearest station: London Fields
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