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
A fantastic Asian confectionary shop selling both sweet and savoury treats on Green Street, close to Upton Park Underground Station.
Submitted by Charlotte
A down to earth vegetarian Indian restaurant, with tasty, inexpensive, healthy and authentic food.
Submitted by Jennifer
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
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
Traditional fish and chips and authentic pizza served in this Italian family-run takeaway.
Submitted by Charlotte
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.
Submitted by Stan
A family business, absolutely delicious Thai food and great prices.
Submitted by Gintare
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!
Submitted by Siobhan
Did you know?
"Until 2010, Greenford was the only station on the Underground network with an escalator up to platform level. There is now a small escalator in the central line part of Stratford Station."
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Cheap properties compared to the new developments of Stratford and Canning town, you don't need to live in a box if you find a nice terrace house in Plaistow. Best connections to work and shops!! Up and coming area. Great commuter links, super fast to get into Canary Wharf and the City. Uber home from Oxford street is only £20!
Good commuter links, shopping, pubs, restaurants.
Lots of money spent on the area in last 12-18 months with the upcoming Olympic stadium only a mile away. Lots of trendy apartment conversions and terrace houses with development potential at bargain prices for London, although prices probably won't stay at these prices for long as developments in Stratford can be expensive so people are looking a little further afield now. Transport is great in the area with Plaistow tube station and West Ham (now with DLR) and Stratford in under 10 minutes by bus. Black Lion pub on Greengate is a great, friendly typical East End pub, great beer garden and bar meals.
West Ham, Plaistow and Stratford are all great areas to invest in property. It is so cheap at the moment but you can tell it won't last. There are some lovely Victorian houses and terraces in these areas that are just waiting to be developed! But they won't be around forever! Now is the time to get in and buy!!!
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Movers & CruisersSpace,
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
Once There Was, The Wonderful World of Oliver JeffersDiscover Children’s Story Centre,
Explore Oliver Jeffers' magical worlds in an interactive exhibition bringing his fabulous picture books to life. Play in your favourite scenes from How to Catch a Star, Up and Down, Lost and Found and The Way Back Home. Take a trip to the seaside, row a boat, make friends with a penguin, and listen to a story. Website
Baby DanceStratford 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 ClubStratford 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 MovementStratford 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
The Rabbit HoleThe 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!
London Aquatics CentreLondon Aquatics Centre,
Starting your children on swimming lessons as early as possible can be of great benefit, at the London Aquatics Centre, under the ASA Ducking Awards course we offer lesson starting at 3 month to 5 years old. This course is designed to help babies, toddlers and young swimmers become familiar with the water and begin to learn to swim. Website
Plaistow (pronounced 'plah-stoh'; often mispronounced 'play-stoh' or 'pla-stoh') is a place in the London Borough of Newham in east London. Plaistow is a mainly residential area, including several council estates; the main road is the A112 - Plaistow Road, High Street, Broadway, Greengate Street and Prince Regent Lane. The historic Black Lion public house is said to have links to the 18th century highwayman Dick Turpin and was also frequented by West Ham United football (soccer) players such as Bobby Moore in the 1960s and 70s. Essex Lodge Doctor's Surgery on Greengate Street is believed to stand on the site of one of King Henry VIII's hunting lodges. Places of interest in the area include Plaistow Park and the East London Cemetery.
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