Stoke Newington

  • Something rather special - we Test Drive Dandy on Newington Green

    dandy600Stoke Newington has a rather special new neighbourhood restaurant worth crossing town for

  • Dandy Cafe heads to Newington Green, ditching its shipping container


    A Hot Dinners Exclusive

    What: Dandy 

    In a nutshell: Modern cooking from two Aussies in Newington Green

    Summing it all up: Dan Wilson and Andrew Leitch are making the leap from a shipping container in London Fields to a new spot in Newington Green, taking with them their much-praised food, natural wine and of course, loads of speciality coffee.

  • Andi Oliver is opening Andi's all day spot in Stoke Newington


    12/3/17 - Updated with launch info

    What: Andi’s

    In a nutshell: All day dining from the New Great British Menu judge

    Summing it all up: Brunch spot by day and brasserie by night, Andi’s will offer the full spectrum of wholesome, on trend ingredients, including avocado mash in your energy bowl, making it a perfect fit for Stoke Newington’s Church St.

  • Test Driving L'Antica Pizzeria Da Michele - top Neapolitan pizza comes to Stoke Newington

    margherita 2What's thought by many to be Italy's best pizzeria is coming to London. We got in very early to get our pizza fix. 

  • L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele

    L’Antica Pizzeria da MicheleNaples pizza restaurant comes to Stoke Newington
  • Test Driving Perilla - a modern interpretation of fine dining in Stoke Newington

    pulma600A neighbourhood restaurant that you're going to want to cross town to try

  • Perilla comes to Newington Green

    Perilla comes to Newington Green

    A VERY promising new restaurant is on the way to Newington Green (that's about half-way between Stoke Newington and Dalston). Called Perilla, it's from chef Ben Marks (ex Claridges, The Square, and Noma) and front-of-house Matt Emerson (Polpo and Polpetto). PLUS it's being backed by a team that includes Philip Howard. You may have come across them in pop-ups across London, as well as a long spot

  • Newington Table cafe, bakery and kitchen opens on Newington Green


    Stoke Newington continues to attract a host of interesting new openings, the most recent among them being Newington Table. Their all-day breakfast menu ranges from the ubiquitous avo on toast to a pretty amazing sounding full English consisting of Sourdough, egg, sausage, thick cut bacon, black pudding, bone marrow, beans, tomato, mushroom for £11.50. 

    The evening menu kicks in at 5pm. We like the sound of their Linconshire poacher puffs for £4 or maybe

  • The Stoke Newington Tea House is a very different type of pub now open on Church Street


    Just in time to do brisk trade as the temperatures dip, The Stoke Newington Tea House has just opened on Stoke Newington Church Street, taking over the Daniel Dafoe. And anyone who knew the old pub will be pretty surprised when they return - particularly as there's no longer a a bar. That's been replaced with more of a beer wall. What will be on offer is six hand pulls with regularly rotating craft ales, as well as lagers, bitters and stouts.

    There will, as the

  • Rubedo brings natural wine bistronomie to Stoke Newington Church Street


    So while we were excited to bring you news of the opening of Escocesa on Stoke Newington Church Street a week or so ago, seems we'd completely missed another new opening from recent weeks, Rubedo.

    Rubedo, as owner Federico Carafoli tells us, is a natural wine bar restaurant. "We created Rubedo to share our passion for natural wines and quality

  • Escocesa brings Scottish tapas to Stoke Newington Church Street


    A 15-year-old Guardian article saying that all the best Scottish seafood left Scotland headed for Spain, as there was no domestic market for the more esoteric or indeed expensive catches, stuck with Stephen Leroni, owner of new Stoke Newington restaurant Escocesa.

    The former music producer opened his first restaurant Bar Esteban in 2013 in Crouch End with Pablo Rodriguez (ex Barrafina and Moro) and Naroa Ortega. Pablo served time in Michelin star restaurant Jean

  • The Good Egg all day restaurant is opening on Stoke Newington Church Street


    There's been a lot of chatter about it, but now we can bring you the full details about The Good Egg which is opening in Stoke Newington this summer.

    You may have swung by one of their market stalls, or eaten at one of their pop-ups, but now The Good Egg is making the move to permanent premises with an all-day neighbourhood restaurant on Stoke Newington Church Street.

    Founder Joel


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