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A locals' guide to East London

"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

"I love walking along the Lee Navigation in Hackney Wick and looking at all the charming narrow boats."

Alexandra Lega

What is your favourite place?

Where do East London locals go?

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The perfect place to play outdoor games with kids or friends, have a romantic picnic or for a good cardio workout - amazing scenery of both nature and modern architecture.

Sawmill Cafe

Great cakes and coffee.

The ArcelorMittal Orbit

Britain's largest piece of art, you can buy tickets to go up and view London from the top, as well as abseil down and hire it out for private events.

MILKMADE

Fantastic addition to the multitude of independent stores and restaurants in E20, an area that is fast becoming the snazziest place in East London. You won't regret dropping in for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.

Print House

A Shorditch-y looking bar on Stratford's High Street next to the water. If you want to have a drink with friends where you can actually hear them talk, this is the place!

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!

London Aquatics Centre

London Aquatics Centre is the most technologically advanced and stunning swimming facility in the world and part of the 2012 London Olympic legacy.

Cafe du Metro

Fresh pastries and amazing cakes, as well as great customer service.

Golden Grove

Really convenient for work and the service is great too!

The Pie Crust Cafe

A family business, absolutely delicious Thai food and great prices.

iFratelli

Traditional fish and chips and authentic pizza served in this Italian family-run takeaway.

The Copper Box Arena

As well as an arena for sporting events, you can use the gym facilities too.

Dynamix Health Club

The perfect place to go to relieve stress after work. It has an amazing free weights room and a cafe serving healthy juices and shakes made from a choice of protein brands.

Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands is set within a nineteenth century sugar, rum and coffee warehouse! It tells visitors all about the history of London Docklands and trade with the rest of the world.

Café Health

A lovely little Caribbean restaurant on Mare Street in East London. They offer the best jerk chicken along with other Caribbean dishes.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Stratford, West Ham, Bow, Maryland, Victoria Park, Plaistow, Upton, Homerton, Leyton and Forest Gate

What do you love about East London?

Why do you find East London a great place to live?

Maroua

"There is a lot of new building and the price are good and you can have your flat with view river"

February 2015

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"Maryland is one of the few places to be named after its counterpart in the US, rather than the other way around. The land was bought by a merchant returning from Maryland in the colonies."

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