Proper coffee in warehouse-style surroundings and food too, served from breakfast through to dinner.
Submitted by Amelia
A Mark Hix restaurant with a huge Damien Hurst cow and chicken on display, created specifically for Tramshed! The menu is simple but very tasty!
Submitted by Hollie
This restaurant in The Heron is a great way to start the day and there's not a bad view either... Breakfast is a must!!
Submitted by Tom
Quirky interiors and crazy cocktails, this restaurant-cum-club is great for a number of different occasions.
Submitted by Daisy
Every other Tuesday there is a wonderful artisan market with everything from cheese and wine stalls, haggis toasties and Japanese food, to the more standard but delicious cakes, cookies and doughnuts!
Submitted by Kayleigh
A quirky but intimate spot for live plays and music events. Home of London Symphony Orchestra!
Submitted by Cliodhna
A great concept for anyone who loves cycling. Full-time mechanics working upstairs that can help with flat tyres and answer any questions about bikes, as well as a great outdoor area to sit and bask in the sun with a coffee and food.
Submitted by Cliodhna
The most sophistication you can find between two kebab shops on a roundabout. A speakeasy-style cocktail bar underneath the adjacent shops, serving the best cocktail creations in town.
Submitted by Matthew
A great place to pick up jewellery for a loved one while having lunch or afternoon tea.
Submitted by Tom
Fantastic breakfast dishes served throughout the day, but be warned, it gets very busy at the weekend, so expect to queue.
Submitted by Karen
Always busy, with great breakfasts throughout the day, as well as lunch and dinner menus.
Submitted by Andrew
Busy but buzzing and the cocktails are amazing. If you want to try sushi for the first time, no better place. Delicious!
Submitted by Trish
Great places to eat, loads of quirky gift ideas and a venue for all kinds of events, including a pop-up hotel.
Submitted by Lewis
Great food in a glass-walled Benugo restaurant that has a varied menu made using local produce. It is just a short walk from London Liverpool Street and Spitalfields Market.
Submitted by Lewis
Did you know?
"In its site on Bishopsgate since 1804, Dirty Dick's was named after warehouse owner Richard Bentley who refused to wash or clean after the death of his fiancee. He became a legend in the area and his legacy lives on in the name."
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Where do I begin. Living in the heart of London where residents care for our neighbours, where its not a problem for people to pick up litter, being kind to one an another. Maybe its shopping locally as its very close to the streets of West End and many shopping areas. Local to some of London's main attractions, where there's a road which could lead you straight to north, east, west or south London in a short matter of time. Just a fantastic atmosphere which is why its very popular to tourist, EC1 happens to be well known for many reasons especially for its good community. That is why I believe my area is a fantastic area where any person could fall in love with.
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Frame's Mums ClubFrame Shoreditch
A full body workout for Mums involving Boxing/Cheerleading/Toning and a whole lot of abs, all done to loud music. Take your little one with you and they can snooze in the pram, play on a mat or run around the room!
GymnasticsGolden Lane Sport & Fitness
Gymnastics is one of the most popular junior activities; spaces are in demand as this activity helps children develop physical strength, flexibility, agility, coordination and balance. Our classes and sessions are a great balance of structured learning and relaxed enjoyment, based around the British Gymnastic Association award scheme. Sessions run: Saturday 10:00 - 11:00 (5 - 7years) Saturday 11:00 - 12:00 (8 - 12 years) Website
Finsbury Judo Clubinsbury Leisure Centre
Having coached Judo to Juniors over the past 30 years. I have found that there are very different approaches to how we can get the message from Professor Kano across to our young Judoka. Kano's view of Judo was quite clear. It was to be a good source of fitness, fun and discipline, rolled into a sport which could be enjoyed safely for all ages. With it roots in Ju-Jit-Su or ( Ju-Jut-Su) as a fighting Art, we find an easy cross over into Kano's Judo. Website
Mini Moles babies groupMuseum of London Shop
Learn, play and explore together. Website
Little Moles toddlers groupMuseum of London Shop
This is a fun session for children who are walking-5 years and their carers and involves hands-on creative activities, exploring the galleries, songs, stories and refreshments. Website
St Luke's Centre Children's Craft ClubSt Luke's Community Centre
Children will be offered a range of art activities, including painting, collage, sculpture and animation. Website
EC2 is the postcode district in East Central London incorporating the areas of Shoreditch, Hackney, Broadgate, Liverpool Street, Old Broad Street, Tower 42, Bank of England, Guildhall and Barbican. EC2 is split further into the following smaller postcodes of EC2A, EC2M, EC2N, EC2P, EC2R, EC2V and EC2Y.
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