One of the undeniably most quirky restaurants in East London, the weird and wonderful world of the chap Viktor Wynd comes to life in his Museum of Curiosities. Dine on tapas dishes next to taxidermy lions, skeleton models and among some riff raff decorated walls. Atmosphere certainly doesn't go a miss here, that's for sure.
Restaurants in Hackney
The cultural explosion that recently hit the streets of Hackney has resulted in a booming restaurant, bar and café scene, and the streets of Dalston, Hoxton, Shoreditch and Stoke Newington are now a melting pot of international cuisines and home to some of the best restaurants in London. We have put together a list of some of the best restaurants in Hackney to keep appetites at bay and provide some well need ballast before a night out in the east.
Probably the best loved local restaurant in Hackney that's more of a pub physique than anything, People's Park Tavern is a top pick for delicious gastro style grub in a relaxed setting. Taste the likes of modern British cuisine here with big roasts, hearty mains and swing by the beer garden for some alfresco dining experiences.
Serving delicious Italian food from breakfast until dinner, this stylish restaurant in Hackney is the perfect place for a date night or dinner with friends. With a fantastic cocktail list to boot, not to mention a gin distillery on site, it's one of the most exciting eateries in East London.
This light and airy pub and restaurant near London Fields offers a great selection of seasonal British dishes, as well as craft beers, ales and great wines all available from the bar. Spanning two floors, there is also a terrace which offers spectacular views over Victoria Park.
Hackney has Gotto Trattoria for all of its Italian needs, all while resting on the banks of the River Lee. They serve up plates of delicious European and Italian food, all while blending the flavours with British twists. When the sun comes out, sit in their alfresco dining area and drink some of the signature bottled negroni, and you're guaranteed a good time.
Serving up delicious Neapolitan pizzas from their custom-built, wood-burning oven, this Well Street eatery is one of the best pizza restaurant in Hackney. Offering pastas, salads and a range of wines and beers, its a great little spot for a bite with friends.
You probably know EartH Hackney as a cool live music venue and events space, but did you know that it also houses a stylish bar and kitchen? Swing by before a gig and sample some of their cocktails Tel Aviv0inspred eats.
Draughts is a seriously cool bar and restaurant in Dalston serving up on-tap craft beers, two for £14 cocktails and a selection of tasty grub. Grab a seat in the extensive beer garden or one of the kooky rooms and tuck into tacos, burgers and more.
Decked out with giant maypoles, branches on the ceiling and feeling like you've stepped into the pages of Narnia, Hang Of Glory is a glorious East London pub where you can tuck into delicious nosh in its unique setting. The menu is of the British persuasion with a famed Sunday Roast, or grab a piece of their Wild Dog pop up menu.
Located just off Mare Street this charming Mexican spot has got something delicious for every palate. From moreish vegan tacos to hearty beef nachos and signature margs, they're a fantastic choice whether you're popping in for lunch of going all out on the dinner options.
Two More Years is definitely up there with the best places to eat in Hackney Wick. The riverside restaurant and bar is serving guests a selection of burgers on its outdoor terrace, washed down with organic wines and award-winning craft beers.