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Aldersbrook

A peaceful, family-friendly locale bordered by parkland

"Perfect for commuters, Leytonstone is only five stops on the Central line from London Liverpool Street."

Joshua Mugume

"Stratford has become a shopping destination after the construction of the Westfield shopping centre."

Simon Hart

"The continued regeneration of the East of London since the Olympic games make Stratford a clever choice for homeowners wanting to purchase in the right spot, at the right time..."

Joshua Mugume

What is your favourite place?

Where do Aldersbrook locals go?

Wanstead Park

Home to a variety of wildlife, Wanstead Park and its pond are fantastic on a lazy Sunday; take a stroll and feed the ducks and geese.

Golden Fleece

A hidden gem in Forest Gate Village overlooking Wanstead Flats, this pub has recently undergone a full refurbishment and has a huge beer garden at the rear.

Wanstead Flats

A fantastic green open space situated between Forest Gate, Manor Park and Aldersbrook.

Compôtes

This cafe next to Wanstead Park Station makes a great cappuccino!

North Star

Situated in Leytonstone Village near Bushwood, this pub has a food menu with a Thai twist and a beer garden out the back.

Corner Kitchen

Fantastic family orientated cafe serving unique stone baked pizzas, homemade cakes and featuring a basement playground with dedicated activities throughout the week for under 5's. Great place to take babies and toddlers.

Little Saigon

Funky vibe, Shoreditch-y look with in house tuk tuk. Serves excellent soft shell crab and the noodles are fabulous.

The Red Lion

Awesome pub with a beer garden, a great vibe, great people and a DJ on Friday and Saturday nights. It's also very close to Leytonstone Underground Station.

San Marino

Best place for a lazy brunch. Proper platefuls and superb salads and Sunday roasts.

KeraSpice

Love the coconut-infused southern Indian flavours. Friendliest service and the mixed grills and Dosas are to die for.

Wanstead Farmers' Market

Great locally produced food. Look out for TTaste street food serving freshly made gyoza (Chinese dumplings) served with TTaste homemade chilli oil.

Mora

Authentic Sardinian food. The perfect hidden restaurant - although it recently got 5 stars and a whole page in The Evening Standard so now everyone knows about it!

Panda's Kitchen

Chinese takeaway if you're in between the Forest Gate and Upton Park Area. All fresh ingredients, amazing portions and cooked with loads of colour and flavour!

Pie Republic

Great traditional pie and mash.

London Fish Bazaar

This excellent fish shop buys in their fish from Billingsgate Market. They cater for a variety of cultures, with a range of exotic fish.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Manor Park, Wanstead, Forest Gate, Leytonstone, Plashet, Ilford, Upton, Maryland, Upton Park and Leyton

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Why do you find Aldersbrook a great place to live?

Local resident

"Largely undiscovered probably due to the fact it is surrounded by Wanstead Park and Wanstead Flats. The setting can easily fool you into thinking that you are far away from the metropolis however this is an illusion. It’s a very convenient location just a 10 minute drive from Stratford, and 30 minutes from Wanstead Station to Oxford Street soon to be made even quicker with the arrival of Cross Rail at Manor Park station. The h... more

December 2013

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  1. About Aldersbrook

    Aldersbrook is the name given to an Edwardian housing estate in North-East London. It is named after the Alders Brook, a small tributary of the River Roding. It is bound by Aldersbrook Road to the south, Bush Wood to the west, Wanstead Park to the north, and the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium to the east. It is wholly in the London Borough of Redbridge, and borders Waltham Forest and Newham. One half of Aldersbrook is in the postcode district of E11, the other in E12. Aldersbrook is surrounded on all sides by open space or parkland, making it a desirable "leafy" place to live in an otherwise dense urban area of London. Northumberland Avenue and Aldersbrook Road, in particular, have housing frontage built on one side of the road, affording views of Wanstead Park and Wanstead Flats, respectively, to the properties there.

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