Posted: 09 Jan 2017
#New Home #Affordable Home #Area Guide Looking for a local pub? Here are the best that Hackney has to offer
If you’re looking for a proper East End knees up, then the pubs of Hackney are the place for you. We’ve picked the best of the bunch from former Victorian firehouses to riverside retreats. This was by no mean an easy feat, Hackney has no shortages of great boozers.
EDITOR’S PICK Dove
We’ve spent many a Saturday afternoon in the Dove. It’s perfectly positioned to capture you after your Broadway Market food shop/sampling, and pre-Saturday night drinks. It’s got a warm and inviting atmosphere, plus it’s a haven for any beer lover. It has an exhaustive list of Belgian beers. Sante.
Address: 24-28 Broadway Market, E8 4QJ.
Telephone: 020 7275 7617
Where old meets new. The Clapton Hart is housed in a beautiful 18th Century building, while inside it’s a Scandi-enthusiasts dream with stripped back floorboards and homely furnishings. Plus, it has a fantastic beer garden in the back for long summer evenings.
Address: 231 Lower Clapton Road, Lower Clapton, E5 8EJ.
Telephone: 020 8985 8124
People’s Park Tavern
What’s not to like about People’s Park Tavern? It sits against the backdrop of Victoria Park, it offers a wide range of events from 90s nights, art exhibitions and themed pub quizzes, and it has its own onsite brewery. It really is a no-brainer.
Address: 360 Victora Park Road, E9 7BT.
Telephone: 020 8533 0040
Cat and Mutton
Sat at the head of Broadway Market, separating the bevy of independent shops and London Fields park, is Cat and Mutton. Not only has it been welcoming guests for over 300 years, but it also does a really great roast. Book early for a Sunday feast with friends.
Address: 76 7 Wilton Way, E8 4QJ.
Telephone: 020 7249 6555
The Kenton Pub
This Norwegian-run pub is a local favourite. It truly is a welcoming pub, with sociable staff and a child and dog friendly policy before 7pm. It’s also hosts a fantastic array of nights, from a weekly ‘Rollover Jackpot’ pub quiz to DJs on the weekend. Check out their playlist on
Address: 38 Kenton Road, Homerton, E9 7AB.
Telephone: 020 8533 5041
The Hackney Pearl
The Hackney Pearl
has long been a firm favourite with the local creative crowd. Situated in Hackney Wick, it has a friendly and buzzing atmosphere. Whether you’re food or drink inclined, you won’t be disappointed. The host a fantastic selection of locally sourced ingredients and a long list of craft ales.
Address: 11 Prince Edward Road, E9 5LX
Telephone: 020 8510 3605
The Chesham Arms
Stumble upon this local gem down a Homerton back street. It’s a charming pub with character features and a beautiful lilac façade. This pub is not to be missed, especially in the summer when you can enjoy a pint or two in their garden. No wonder it was passionately saved by the local community. *Cheers*
Address: 15 Mehetabel Road, Homerton, E9 6DU.
Telephone: 020 8986 6717
The Anchor and Hope
Just along the river from tranquil Springfield Park sits the Anchor and Hope. It’s a tiny Fuller’s pub that is situated right on the water. Seek some refuge and forget you’re in the city at this picturesque pub.
Address: 15 High Hill Ferry, Clapton, E5 9HG
Telephone: 020 8806 1730
The Gun is the kind of pub that makes us wish that we lived on Well Street, so it could be our local. You can guarantee that everything they do, they execute it to perfection, be it Sunday roast lunch, independently brewed beers or moreish cocktails.
Address: 235 Well Street, Homerton, E9 6RG.
Telephone: 020 8985 6296
Sat majestically on a quiet Stokey residential road, this former-Victorian firehouse is a firm favourite with the local crowd. It has 16 rotating lines offering the best in British brewery, and the food isn’t bad either.
Address: 59 Kynaston Road, Stoke Newington, N16 0EB.
Telephone: 020 7043 5210
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