Taste the international cuisine available in the increasingly trendy Hackney. This troubled area of East London is now shrugging off its unappealing image as a crime-ridden den of iniquity, and a trip to one of the enticing Hackney restaurants will prove that progress is being made. A new tube link and a close association with the Olympic bid is also breathing new life into Hackney. Our recommended list of Hackney restaurants should be a useful guide should you wish to witness this rejuvenation first hand.
104-108 Curtain Road, Hoxton, London, EC2A 3AH
(020) 3409 3636
The Hoxton Pony is an East London hang out for lovers of music. Serving unique cocktails and great tunes to the East-End for the last decade mixed with a modern interior, cutting-edge design and high-grade music programming.
- Award winning cocktail bar and mixology team
- Seasonal cocktail menu throughout the year
- Headlining DJs/acts every week
- Beautiful, stylish and chic surroundings
- Popular Hoxton/Shoreditch destination
More Hackney Restaurants
A Little Of What You Fancy offers British cuisine that is both seasonal and locally sourced.
464 Kingsland Road, Dalston, London, E8 4AE
(020) 7275 0060
The Empress serves a variety of seasonal British dishes created by head chef Elliott Lidston. The friendly service coupled with the stylish surroundings make this an ideal choice for a meal out.
130 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London, E9 7LH
(020) 8533 5123
Fresh, homemade Vietnamese cuisine on busy Kingsland Road.
98 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8DP
(020) 7729 5610
Lardo sees Damien Currie at the helm offering a great choice of Italian meals and drinks. A typical menu at Lardo may include swordfish carpaccio and pappardelle with wild boar and pancetta ragu.
The Arthaus, 197-205 Richmond Road, Hackney, London, E8 3NJ
(020) 8985 2683
Clare Lattin and Rory McCoy reopen Rawduck on Hackney's Richmond Road.
197 Richmond Road, Hackney, London, E8 3NJ
Rawduck is an intimate restaurant that focuses on clean, robust flavours to create a simple and seasonal menu that takes inspiration from Europe and Asia.
(020) 8986 6534
East meets west here on Kingsland High Street. Shanghai provide traditional Chinese cuisine in the East London setting of an old pie and mash shop.
41 Kingsland High Street, Kingsland, London, E8 2JS
(020) 7254 2878
The Stone Cave restaurant and bar offers Turkish cuisine with a unique atmosphere. The interior is realistically decorated as a cave and the menu offers a good selection of authentic dishes including meze and kebabs.
111 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, London, E8 2PB
(020) 7241 4911
Family friendly restaurant Su Sazzagoni in Hackney offers a great selection of authentic Sardinian dishes.
136 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London, E9 7LH
(020) 8985 8448
Wringer and Mangle is a project by Gerry Calabrese of Hoxton Pony fame; situated in a former industrial laundry - the light and airy venue is home to a bar, restaurant and an all weather terrace.
The Laundry, 13-18 Sidworth Street, Hackney, London, E8 3SD
Starting with fresh, seasonal, locally-sourced produce, the team of highly qualified chefs prepare the best of British food, including their renowned Sunday roasts.
(020) 3457 7285
A staple of the modern Stoke Newington local, Yum Yum has been serving sumptuous organic Asian food for over a decade on the high street.
183-187 Stoke Newington High Street, Stoke Newington, London, N16 0LH
(020) 7254 6751