Restaurants In East London

Scouting out the best places to eat in East London? We’re hardly surprised; the number of unique dining experiences, pop-up supper clubs and downright delicious hotspots out east continues to shoot through the roof. Have a scan of our recommended restaurants and discover something fab today, or check out our complete guide to eating out in London for further inspiration.

Last updated on 18th November 2022

The Cherry E3

15 user reviews 5

Situated in Mile End Park, The Cherry E3 is one of the quirkiest restaurants in East London. Fronting pretty fairy lights and colourful seating, it also has a killer lineup of different events, from drag bingo to epic quiz nights.

Darwin Brasserie

34 user reviews 4

Located on Level 36 at Sky Garden, Darwin Brasserie is quite the stunner. Along with gorgeous views of the city and pretty cocktails, the restaurant is whipping up steak tartare, seared seabream, and yummy truffles fries.

Liban Tapas

3 user reviews 5

If you like your dinner with a side of belly dancing, then you're in luck because this South Woodford spot is serving you exactly that. The menu is Lebanese with a sprinkling of French and Mediterranean twists, while the terrace is ideal for relaxing with shisha.

Balans East

495 user reviews 4

Refuel and take stock after a trip to Westfields at classy and chic Balans Soho Society. One of the best places to eat in East London, the renowned restaurant brings equal parts of Parisian vibes and British dining to their intimate venue.

La Terraza

29 user reviews 3

If only outdoor restaurants in East London will do, then Spanish oasis La Terraza is just the place to head to. You'll be tucking into a range of tapas plates, all washed down with sangria, cocktails, beers or wine, in no time at all.

The Collab

1 user review 4

This joint venture from Signature Brew craft beer maestros and patty slingers We Serve Humans is one of the best restaurants in northeast London. Check out the effortlessly cool The Collab in Walthamstow for an evening of sipping and burger munching. 

Gotto Trattoria

209 user reviews 4

Where do you get the best Italian food in East London? The definitive answer is up for debate, but you can't go far wrong with Gotta Trattoria. Sitting on the banks of the River Lee, they offer up a daily changing menu of delicious European treats served with a British twist. 

Three Cranes

6 user reviews 5

With Racine chef Henry Harris at the helm, Three Cranes is a great restaurant to check out. Start off your meal with a glass of prosecco or vino while choosing from gourmet eats - think pan-fried prawns, squid rings and classic burgers.