Great pub, sourdough pizza and family friendly. Also makes a great cocktail and has a large and lovely garden.
Submitted by Jenny
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.
Submitted by Gerald
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!
Submitted by Siobhan
A down to earth vegetarian Indian restaurant, with tasty, inexpensive, healthy and authentic food.
Submitted by Jennifer
A fantastic Asian confectionary shop selling both sweet and savoury treats on Green Street, close to Upton Park Underground Station.
Submitted by Charlotte
This excellent fish shop buys in their fish from Billingsgate Market. They cater for a variety of cultures, with a range of exotic fish.
Submitted by Charlotte
The most fun you can have with a pair of trainers, never mind the mad dashing through colour stations where you're attacked with sachets of dye. There's also a music festival of colour! Run or Dye takes place not only in London, but all around the country and world.
Submitted by Kayleigh
There are exhibitions held here all the time - most recently ComicCon. It was also the venue for many of the events during the 2012 Olympics.
Submitted by Simon
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.
Submitted by Natalie
A little known gem, the Sunborn is a fully functioning hotel held on a yacht next to the ExCel centre. You can go here just for the bar, as well as the half price buffet breakfast at the weekend too!
Submitted by Simon
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"Beckton Gas Works was used as the location for a Japanese Internment Camp in Steven Spielberg's drama Empire of the Sun."
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Messy MorningClaude Ramsey Library
This is a chance to: have fun through messy play, be able to explore different textures and materials, and enable parents to meet other parents/carers with children the same age. This is a drop in session so no booking is required. Please wear clothes that you don't mind getting a bit messy. Website
Story TimeClaude Ramsey Library
Children's stories read aloud - free to attend. Website
Multi-Sport Holiday Club-Dorothy Barley AcademyDorothy Barley Academy
Inspire to Engage is Premier Sport's brand new holiday course initiative. Your children will keep busy and active with a huge variety of activities and sports for them to enjoy during the school holiday. The fun environment on our holiday courses means they mix with loads of children of their own age, get active and most importantly have fun. The scheme is not avaliable on Good Friday and the Easter Bank Holiday on Monday 6th April. Website
Glyndon Under-5s Play CentreGlyndon Under-5s Play Centre
The centre has an outside grassy area with climbing frame/slide and a large selection of sit and ride toys, and sand and water tables. There is a large indoor play room complete with ball pool, slide and play house area. A large range of toys, bricks, puzzles, books and dressing-up clothes are available, and regular sensory play and craft activities including painting, gluing and play dough are organised. Website
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