I love a weekend walk along Regent's Canal with a glass of rosé from Towpath.
Submitted by Esme
Broadway Market is the exact place to go to experience the best of what east London has to offer, with its fantastic range of food stalls, restaurants, shops and pubs! If you go in the summer, be sure to grab a beer and head over to London Fields, where the standard BBQ doesn't exist.
Submitted by Adele
A lovely little Caribbean restaurant on Mare Street in East London. They offer the best jerk chicken along with other Caribbean dishes.
Submitted by Ackelia
Serving the best breakfasts in Dalston, lovely fresh organic food, amazing juice and great coffee. The tortilla with loads of cheese is a great hangover cure!
Submitted by Shanola
Perfect for a fun day out, especially in the summer, this outdoor pool in Hackney's London Fields is one of London's last remaining lidos. It is open all year round and is, of course, heated. Why not grab lunch from either one of their two cafes after an exciting dip?!
Submitted by Adele
On the border of London Fields, its a fantastic pub with a big outdoor area and reasonable drink prices too.
Submitted by Reese
I always make a quick pit stop at this coffee van on the Narrow Way in the morning.
Submitted by Edward
A club based off Hackney Road where international DJs and live acts play regularly. It also has terrace parties in the summer.
Submitted by Reese
Diddy's, a café by day and bustling bar by night is a cultural hub situated on the corner of Mare Street and beck road. Just a stone throw away from London fields, this bright and light space offers everything from coffee to their signature cocktails at reasonable prices creating an environment where patrons feel valued and where you "can have a night out without feeling like you have spent all your rent money" owned by Diddy herself.
Submitted by Michal
If you can't face the crowds at London's bigger museums, head to this place for a quieter and nicer experience. This museum is all about the home throughout the centuries and the café sells delicious cakes too!
Submitted by Daisy
Super tasty Vietnamese noodle salads and pho on the borders of Dalston.
Submitted by Samuel
Did you know?
"After excavating under his house on Mortimer Road for 40 years up to 20 metres in each direction, William Lyttle or known affectionately as 'Mole Man' was finally taken to court by Hackney Council."
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The people, sense of community, everything I need is nearby. I just wish it wasn't so expensive - I want to stay here!
A fantastic gentrifying neighbourhood in its own right, Dalston also has great transport and sits between other great areas such as trendy Islington, yummy mummy Stoke Newingtin, leafy London Fields and Shoreditch to the south. The area has a brilliant mix of residents from all social and ethnic backgrounds. Is there more interesting more varied part of London?! I don't think so...we just need a few more decent shops and a Waitrose would be lovely!
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Dalston is a district of east London, located in the London Borough of Hackney. It is situated 4 miles (6.4 km) northeast of Charing Cross. Its historical borders are Kingsland Road and Kingsland High Street in the west, London Fields in the east, Downs Park Road in the north and the Shoreditch parish boundary in the south. Its main shopping street, Kingsland High Street, follows the route of the Roman Ermine Street, and has the road number A10. Modern Dalston is often seen as the area surrounding both sides of Kingsland High Street, even though some of the west side is within the London Borough of Islington. As such, it bestrides the main route north from the City of London. Contemporary Dalston is a lively neighbourhood with a varied population. Architecturally it is a mixture of 18th and 19th century terraced houses and 20th century council estates.
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