Long lazy Sundays or a swift ale after a busy day at work, The Baring is an ever popular watering hole that also has a serious Tuesday night quiz!
Submitted by Chris
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
I love a weekend walk along Regent's Canal with a glass of rosé from Towpath.
Submitted by Esme
This is a fab little deli with homemade cakes, tonnes of local produce and some really great cheese! There's always people sat outside enjoying a sandwich and a coffee...
Submitted by Amie
A world class improv comedy theatre tucked away above De Beauvoir Arms pub on Southgate Road. Shows multiple nights a week featuring future and current TV and live comedy performers.
Submitted by Kate
Super tasty Vietnamese noodle salads and pho on the borders of Dalston.
Submitted by Samuel
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
After trying nearly all of the Vietnamese restaurants on Kingsland Road, this is by far the best. The setting is cool with graffiti style art on the walls and the service is excellent compared to other places on the same road. Complimentary tea and watermelon at the end is exactly what is needed after trying the extensive menu of pho, noodles, summer rolls and fresh fish.
Submitted by Karrie
There isn't a vegetable or a piece of fruit that you cannot buy here. Amazing presentation and CHEAP!
Submitted by James
A public house since the early 1700's, The Canonbury Tavern was refurbished in 2009 giving the residents of Islington one of the best pub gardens in the city and a superb roast lunch on a Sunday. Moreover, the beautiful garden offers an escape from chaotic city life.
Submitted by Beniamino
The only place in London to do a bacon doughnut... They also have amazing chicken and lunchtime deals in the week!
Submitted by Hollie
An incredible restaurant in east London. Bright yellow and tiny in size, it serves the best fried chicken with American-style sides, including the dill and pomegranate slaw, which is unreal! Booking is recommended...
Submitted by Elliot
Always busy, with great breakfasts throughout the day, as well as lunch and dinner menus.
Submitted by Andrew
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"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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Kingsgate Hall Playgroup
It gets the stay and play thing just right - welcoming, flexible, snack time, lovely staff. Website
Eltaller Workshops Spanish ClassesEltaller Workshops Spanish Classes
We offer specialised Spanish lessons which are based in Latin American contemporary literature, history, economy, film, art and music. We aim to have enjoyable discussions and activities that go beyond spanish text books or grammar exercises. We offer lessons for beginners, and for intermediate and advanced level students. Stay & Play 0.45 min lessons for children Website
Liz Denton School of Dance-BalletOur Lady and St Joseph's Church,
Offers inspiring and creative Ballet and Street Dance classes for children aged 2.5 years+. Website
Artypants Annalisa-The Arts for 0-5s
Artypants is a unique learning experience for all 0-5yr olds and thier carers. Children learn most through creative interaction so what better way to engage thier talents and communication skills than with a whole host of tools-dressing up, dance and music, drama and storytelling. Your child will learn to interact in a safe relaxed environment, with senses stimulated through play, encouraging communication, interpretation and appreciation. The proven techniques we use can be transferred to your home too-so come and join in the fun and encourage the little performer in your child. Website
Baby MassageNew River Green Children's Centre
Baby Massage - 1.30 - 3.00 (For babies aged 6 wks - 5mths) 4 week course Cost £10.00 (Concessions available) Must be booked in advance Call reception for information and to book. Website
Adult & Child SessionsSt Paul's Steiner School
The parent and child group at St Paul's Steiner School has a warm and welcoming family atmosphere. Inspired and guided by the philosopher and educationalist Rudolf Steiner, the group aims to create an environment that is similar to the school's kindergarten morning, but more suited to the needs of young children and their parents. In the session there are times for free play and times when the group comes together; there is a gentle rhythmical structure, which the children soon get to know and enjoy, as it provides them with a sense of security and certainty Sessions are from 9 to 11.30 in the morning and from 1 to 3.30 in the afternoon. £10.50 per session Second child: £6 per session Website
Toddlers' World Soft playBritannia Leisure Centre
A fun-filled environment designed to challenge and stimulate children between the ages of six months to five years. Parents must supervise their children during these sessions. Website
De Beauvoir Town is a district of the London Borough of Hackney, in North London. Its borders are Kingsland Road in the east, Southgate Road in the west, the Regent's Canal in the south and Tottenham Road in the north. It shares the northern London postal district of N1 with neighbouring Islington, Barnsbury, Canonbury and Hoxton. The nearest London Overground station is Dalston Kingsland, on the London Overground line. In 2010, the East London Line - part of the London Overground network re-opened, with stations at Dalston Junction and Haggerston. Essex Road, part of the National Rail network on the Northern City Line is to the north-west of the district. The Regents Canal towpath is easily accessible to pedestrians and cyclists. Travelling east, provides access to Victoria Park, and to the west, Islington.
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