The Star by Hackney Downs


Perched on the edge of Hackney Downs, this Star is a playground of 90s interiors with shabby-chic furnishings, retro lampshades and old school stools and tables. Rough 'n' ready characterises this laid-back boozer, where mish-mash reigns free and the beer flows all day long. Satisfying a traditional pub spec, this East London hangout serves delicious street food via their ever-changing pop-up kitchen.

Equipped with a large garden terrace, karaoke room and function room, The Star is also a fab spot for private party hire.


Offer Availability
2 for £12 burgers every Monday
Tuesday Quiz £2 entry
Every Tuesday take part in our quiz £2 entry.
Workers Wednesdays
20% off selected food and drinks every Wednesday
2 for 1 cocktails on Thursdays
2 for 1 cocktails every Thursday
Party Package
12 sliders, chips, 12 bottles of Peroni - £90


  • London - Christmas Dinner, London - Christmas Lunch, London - Drinks and Finger Food
  • No Door Charge
  • Casual
  • 18 (Families Welcome)


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 16:00 23:00
Tuesday 16:00 23:00
Wednesday 16:00 23:00
Thursday 16:00 23:00
Friday 16:00 1:00
Saturday 12:00 1:00
Sunday 12:00 23:00



The Star by Hackney Downs, 35, Queensdown Road, E5 8JQ



Nearest Station

Hackney Downs (Rail)

Getting there

Website Citymapper Google Maps Gett £15 off for first riders with code DMNGETT


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Pub Food, Bar Snacks, Brunch and International food.

  • A word from the chef:

    On May 6th 2017, 2 friends firstly and fellow chefs decided enough was enough. After years and years of learning their craft, working in the tenchies, sacrificing health, mind, soul, family, friends, everything normal people would call enjoyment, it would normally be us providing an element of enjoyment normal people enjoy.....a lot of joy going on here!!!... Black Star Kitchen was born, Both of us had our own catering companies before starting BSK, 10 Radius and Bapstars are brainchild of both of us and are still something which am sure more will come from in the near future.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Function Room Private Room 50 80 - - -
Kids Party Room Private Room 60 70 - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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