Hackney

  • Hackney’s got a new smallest wine bar, thanks to the Pidgin duo

    Barbershop by day, and Hackney’s tiniest wine bar by night - newly opened Enfant Terrible couldn’t be more suited to its East London location.

    Headed up by the owners of the nearby set-menu-only Michelin-starred restaurant Pidgin, Enfant Terrible is “a gonzo take on the tiny wine bars of Paris” where you can “eat a tin of smoked oysters and some epoisses while drinking a bunch of wine” they say, which sounds damn

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  • The Laughing Heart late night wine bar opens on Hackney Road

    Here's an East London opening you can expect to see the critics beating a path to soon. The Laughing Heart is a new late night wine bar, dining room and offy. So far, so very Hackney. But it's the folk behind it you need to take note of.

    It's run by Australian Charlie Mellor who has been working on the floor at P Franco, Elliot's, Brawn and Primeur. Head chef is Tom Anglesea who comes here via Chiltern

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  • Summer Camp brings food events to Town Hall Hotel

    Plans for a European holiday this summer suddenly thrown into chaos? If you're stuck here for the duration - we've got word of a Summer Camp full of food and craft related workshops and events.

    It's being hosted by At The Table - formerly known as TOAST, which is expanding its creative repertoire along with the new name. The events will all be held at Hackney's Town Hall Hotel, starting with a summer barbecue party on July

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  • 02 legs Legs is the new Hackney restaurant from Magnus Reid - a small plates restaurant with a big focus on wine. We take it for a Test Drive. 

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  • farleymain

    It's all happening over on Hackney's Morning Lane. First came the new wine-focused restaurant Legs, then the new Nike store opened and now there's Farley Macallan. It's a new wine bar and restaurant run by Luke Ramsden whose CV includes time spent at the Arts Club and Home House and it's setting out to reinvent the local.

    The 100 seat spot on the

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  • Danish bakery The Bread Station comes to London Fields from Christoffer Hruskova

    A new bakery is opening in London Fields that sounds VERY interesting. The Bread Station is billed as a Traditional Danish bakery and particularly noteworthy is that it's coming from Christoffer Hruskova. He's best known for being the Michelin-starred chef behind the late lamented North Road - so we're assured of quality here. 

    The Bread Station follows Danish baking principles and natural

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  • Meatballs and Beer unite for Hackney's Mason and Company

    The next restaurant to open in the Hackney food hub Here East is a combo meatball and beer joint, Mason and Company. It's a collaboration between Ed Mason, founder of Hackney’s Five Points Brewing Company, and Rachel Jones, founder of street food stall, Capish?. 

    Yes, there

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  • hereeast

    We've already covered the imminent opening of The Breakfast Club and Gotto(from the folk at Mele e Pere) as part of the continued ongoing development of the Olympic Park. Now we've found out more about the other bars and restaurants opening on

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  • breakfastclub

    Super popular breakfast chain The Breakfast Club have a new East London opening planned. They'll be hitting up Hackney Wick next month.

    The new cafe will be at HereEast on the banks of the River Lee and will serve up all their usual dishes from the old school pancakes and berries to the newest recipes such as fried chicken with sage waffles, maple syrup and chili butter.

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  • Morito

    13/4/16 - updated with opening date and dishes from the menu

    The pair behind one of London's best loved restaurants, Moro, are expanding eastwards. Sam and Sam Clark are going to be opening their third restaurant, another Morito, on Hackney Road in May. Here's what we know so far:

    • The new kitchen will be headed up by Samantha Clark and Marianna Love who is currently Head Chef at Moro
    • They'll be open all day serving made-to-order
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  • ellorylunch

    We're all about a bargain set lunch here at Hot Dinners, which makes the news that hot new Hackney bistro Ellery is starting to serve from next week, pretty high on our to-do list.

    With two courses at £20 and three courses at £23 Friday to Sunday, there'll also be bar snacks to start such as mussels on toast or fennel and grapefruit

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  • machineno3

    Opening its doors on Hackney's Well Street this week is Machine No. 3 - a brand new neighbourhood bar from the folk behind The Three Compasses in Dalston.

    The 70-seater bar will be cocktail-focused with drinks ranging from the Smoky Tommy - Gusano Rojo Mezcal, Agave, Lime (£7) to Black Feather - Baron de Sigognac VS, Lillet Blanc, Sec, Peach Bitters (£8). There'll also be wide range of craft beer (expect to see pale ale served up by brand new Dalston brewery

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  • Lombardy restaurant Il Cudega to open in Hackney

    Updated 23/9/15 with soft launch and opening details.

    Think Lombardy and think Milan: one of the top foodie destinations in Italy - and now coming to Hackney with a new deli, wine bar and restaurant dedicated entirely to the region opening in London Fields.

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  • The Five Star burger comes to Climpson's Arch for one night

    For the second year running, The Five Star Burger event is bringing together five big names in aid of Action Against Hunger for a pretty special burger.

    Launched by Tom Hunt of the newly opened Poco Tapas, the burger will have two 50 Day Aged Native Breed Patties from Bleecker St. Burger which will be topped with a trotter Cotechino made by Jackson Boxer, Comté cheese,

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