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Pie Republic

Pie Republic

Great traditional pie and mash.

Wanstead Park

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.

Panda's Kitchen

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!

Compôtes

Compôtes

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

Ambala

Ambala

A fantastic Asian confectionary shop selling both sweet and savoury treats on Green Street, close to Upton Park Underground Station.

Corner Kitchen

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.

Wanstead Flats

Wanstead Flats

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

London Fish Bazaar

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.

Vijay's Chawalla

Vijay's Chawalla

A down to earth vegetarian Indian restaurant, with tasty, inexpensive, healthy and authentic food.

Golden Fleece

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.

Stoney Hill

Stoney Hill

Looking for authentic Caribbean cuisine? Stoney Hill offers fresh carnival food whether you're looking for a takeaway or a quiet, intimate restaurant setting. Only 10 minutes walk from Westfield Stratford!

Oven East

Oven East

The best oven-fired pizzas. My partner lives for the Iskender from the Turkish section of the menu.

Mora

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!

The Larder

The Larder

Great Coffee and Cake - It has only just opened!

Theatre of Wine

Theatre of Wine

Their weekly wine tasting evenings - really relaxed, social events and so informative. Great craft beers too.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Forest Gate, Aldersbrook, Upton, Plashet, Manor Park, Maryland, Leytonstone, Plaistow, Upton Park and Stratford

"Penny Brookes Street in Stratford is named after a nineteenth century doctor who was central in getting PE placed on schools' curriculum."

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

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

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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...

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What locals say about E7

  1. Lovely community spirit, small village feel in the big city!

  2. Green Street is the buzzing multicultural heart of Forest Gate. Great fun to live here, with excellent transport links. I have an apartment with my own garden at an affordable price. Love it!

  3. I live in the Central Park area of Upton Park, one of the last affordable places left in London, but I feel not for long! Tree lined streets with Victorian houses and lots of local parks all within a stones throw from the city. I'm really loving living here. To be able to afford a house with a garden (which is never heard of in London) I think this is one of London best kept secrets! And with the West Ham development on the horizon bringing new restaurants parks and shops this area will just get better!

  4. A great place to live. Affordable Victorian properties and Wanstead Flats on your doorstep. Some decent coffee shops opening on Woodgrange Road. Definitely an area on the up!

  5. Reasonably priced housing in a great location only 13 minutes by train from Liverpool Street. The green spaces of Wanstead Flats are great for running and walking and Stratford for shopping, cinema, restaurants etc. is only a 15 minute walk. The high street is improving slowly and with Crossrail on the way, it can only get better.

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Child-friendly activities near E7

The Rabbit Hole

The Rabbit Hole
The magic of Alice in Wonderland has arrived in Lincoln in the form of a new tea room in Lincoln. Expect to find the beloved characters from the novel painted on the walls with creative décor throughout and a range of food and drink based around the book!

Baby Dance

Stratford Circus
This popular class provides babies with a movement, sensory, rhythmical experience in a playful environment supported by their parent or carer. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Website

Glee Club

Stratford Circus,
If you love acting, singing and performing, this club is for you and all levels of experience are welcome. Glee Club members take part in singing and songwriting workshops, dance master-classes, drama games and exercises, and create their very own productions and sharings for friends and family to enjoy. Website

Toddler Jam-Music and Movement

Stratford Circus,
Calling all toddler musicians and their grown ups! Nori, on the guitar, will take you on a journey through the world of music from Twinkle Twinkle Little Star to Twist & Shout. This music and movement session includes dancing and jamming to child-friendly versions of reggae, folk, pop, rock 'n' roll and world music classics. It's slightly alternative, slightly crazy and completely energetic! Come along and join in the fun! Website

NCT Leytonstone Bumps and Babies

The Red Lion Leytonstone
It's a chance to meet other mums & dads in the area for an informal chat. The pub serves food and drinks. All welcome. When: Third Friday of every month Website

NCT Movers & Cruisers

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Movers and Cruisers is a parent / carer and baby group for mobile babies and toddlers. Every week we meet up, normally on a Thursday morning, and head somewhere so our children can romp about and let off steam (and we can chat and catch up). Website

Movers & Cruisers

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Movers and Cruisers is a parent / carer and baby group for mobile babies and toddlers. Every week we meet up, normally on a Thursday morning, and head somewhere so our children can romp about and let off steam (and we can chat and catch up). Website

About E7

E7 is the postcode district in East London incorporating the areas of Forest Gate, Stratford (part). The local authorities covering E7 are Newham, Waltham Forest. The postcode area does not cover all of east London; the remainder is covered by the RM (Romford) and IG postcode areas.

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