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Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler

Recently in Time Out as one of the best coffee shops of 2015, this family friendly, independent venue also sells South American street food and tasty breakfasts.

The Haberdashery

The Haberdashery

A beautiful, vintage-style café serving yummy cakes and proper coffee. Great for brunch.

Sutton and Sons

Sutton and Sons

Best fish and chips in Stoke Newington!

Zona

Zona

Amazing all day brunch menu, really good value, great service and family friendly. Highly recommend the salt beef with eggs benedict or the open-top Reuben.

Foxlow

Foxlow

Fabulous steak and a vibrant atmosphere - just as good as the sister restaurant in Clerkenwell.

The Pantry

The Pantry

Specialist eggless cakes for every occasion!

Belle époque

Belle époque

Delicious bread and cakes that look too perfect to eat!

The Prince

The Prince

Amazing local pub perfect for an after-work drink.

The Good Egg

The Good Egg

All day brunch, local produce, highly recommend the Shakshuka

Slab and Tipple

Slab and Tipple

Amazing artisan chocolate and ice cream, even catering for non-dairy. Definitely worth a visit for an indulgent gift.

The Spence Bakery

The Spence Bakery

Freshly baked breads and pastries of all different varieties, plus deep-filled rolls and bagels to go.

Ooh Loulou Cakery

Ooh Loulou Cakery

Amazing selection of cakes and sweet treats. Worth trying the Oreo cupcakes.

L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele

L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele

Sister restaurant of the renowned original in Naples, Only two pizzas to choose from Marinara or a Margherita but wow!

Tangerina

Tangerina

Great breakfasts and lunches and the only café in the area to open early. And they have food from Brazil too! OMG, I am so excited that this is my new local!

Newington Green Fruit and Vegetables

Newington Green Fruit and Vegetables

There isn't a vegetable or a piece of fruit that you cannot buy here. Amazing presentation and CHEAP!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Newington Green, Stoke Newington, Dalston, Hackney, De Beauvoir Town, Canonbury, Highbury, Clapton, Homerton and Hoxton

"Every last Sunday in February, a service takes place at Holy Trinity, Dalston to remember the prince of clowns, Joseph Grimaldi. Full costume and makeup is mandatory for those attending!"

I love that there are lots of new businesses opening up along Stoke Newington High Street!

Chris Ball

Along Stoke Newington Church Street there are some lovely independent businesses, from florists, to coffee shops, to wine bars.

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Sophie Harries-Fox

The takeover of the Overground at Hackney Central has been fantastic for the local area - there's proposals for Crossrail 2 at this station too!

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Baby Sensory Angel

The Old Fire Station
Baby Sensory was the first baby programme to offer a complete approach to learning and development from birth to 13 months. Designed to stimulate, educate and provide precious memories during the all-important first year of life, the programme has won multiple awards both nationally and internationally since 2008. Website

Massage Club for Mums and Dads

Yellow Warbler,
This is a unique service for parents which offers you a new way to enjoy some relaxing 'me time' without the worry of leaving your baby or finding childcare. You get together with a group of your friends with babies, and each parent enjoys a massage while the other parents and babies spend time together. Website

Baby Sign class

Independent Place Nursery
Learn to sign with your baby and ease communication before thay can talk. This hour-long class includes singing as well as a playtime afterwards. Website

Jolly Babies

The Old Fire Station,
Take your child on a musical Journey, with our lively, fun classes full of singing, movement and percussion. Jolly Babies is the start of our musical journey, we will wave and clap, sing and dance.Simple percussion becomes a favourite, as will the bouncing and bubbles. A wonderful opportunity to bond with your baby, to make new friends and to have fun. Website

Toddler Art Classes

The Russet
Bring your under 5's for some painting, sculpting, collage, drawing and more! Website

Ole Kids

Yellow Warbler
The classes run for one hour and have been planned to include singing, dancing, arts and crafts, music and story telling time. The Olé Kids curriculum was developed through years of observing children and what they like doing at different stages cognitively, emotionally and physically. They picked out the best elements of children's classes and coupled it with our knowledge, research, tons of love and respect for children and our endless passion for creating a Spanish speaking community. Website

Tiny Time Music- The Russet

The Russet
Bring your babies and toddlers to join Holly, Anita and Steven for a fun introduction to musical concepts, using singing, instrument playing, listening and dancing to music from classical traditions, contemporary music and music from around the world! Drop in class £6 per child, £9 for two siblings*. No need to book! Website

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