Where To Eat In Leyton And Leytonstone

Leyton and Leytonstone boast some real gems of East London. Nestled in the borough of Waltham Forest, they aren't just home to part of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park but they're also the birthplace of Alfred Hitchcock, Damon Albarn and Iron Maiden (what a mix, eh?). Should you find yourself exploring this charming area, make sure to check out our recommendations of top places to eat in Leyton and Leytonstone, from pizza havens to classic boozers. 

The Birds

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A homage to Leytonstone's own Alfred Hitchcock (who'd have known?), The Birds is a classic boozer with a hearty menu of vegan junk food. Head over and admire the walls lined with cinema stills and nods to the horror theme while eating plant-based burgers, tacos and loaded fries. 

The Leyton Star

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The Leyton Star is a relaxing yet traditional East End pub made up of velvet banquettes, a large hardwood bar and outdoor terraces. Nights out here include karaoke partying, cocktail sipping and munching on a menu of hearty burgers from We Serve Humans.

The Heathcote and Star

523 user reviews 5

Soaked in hues of blue, green and pink, The Heathcote And Star is a gorgeous place to listen to live music, watch sport or catch-up with mates. Adding to the experience? The carefully-curated menu from We Serve Humans, made up of tasty pub grub and sharing platters. 

Red Lion

259 user reviews 4

The Red Lion is a local gem and a proper old school boozer. With a variety of real ales and craft beer available, the menu is nicely rounded off with pub classics such as sausages with mash and gravy, real ale battered cod with chunky chips and tartare sauce, and plenty more. 

A neighborhood bar, restaurant and shop in Leyton, Yardarm is a charming place to grab a bite to eat. Along with its excellent wine options, it prides itself on creating wholesome, sustainable plates made from organic ingredients, meaning you can fill-up and feel good about it.