A locals' guide to Shacklewell
"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."Sophie Harries
"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!"Alexandra Lega
Where do Shacklewell locals go?
A beautiful, vintage-style café serving yummy cakes and proper coffee. Great for brunch.
Submitted by Stephen
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.
Submitted by A
Fabulous steak and a vibrant atmosphere - just as good as the sister restaurant in Clerkenwell.
Submitted by Frank
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!
Submitted by Dorotta
Newington Green Fruit and Vegetables
There isn't a vegetable or a piece of fruit that you cannot buy here. Amazing presentation and CHEAP!
Submitted by James
Salvation in Noodles
Super tasty Vietnamese noodle salads and pho on the borders of Dalston.
Submitted by Samuel
I always make a quick pit stop at this coffee van on the Narrow Way in the morning.
Submitted by Edward
Both an arboretum and a cemetery, Abney Park is one of London's 'Magnificent Seven' cemeteries built by the Victorians in the 19th century with beautiful grounds.
Submitted by Adam
Excellent homemade noodles, ramen and lots more. It's got a well-stocked bar too!
Submitted by Edward
An amazing park to take your dog for a walk, with an animal enclosure and a butterfly dome!
Submitted by Emma
Located in Lower Clapton, The Bonneville is a quirky low-lit brasserie with a French-inspired menu and cocktails. Its décor is striking and cocktails speak for themselves. It is a must visit if you are a foody!
Submitted by Adele
Sodo Pizza Café
Fresh and high-quality food, really friendly staff, great atmosphere and good prices. The sourdough pizza are delicious and they source local beers and seasonal produce.
Submitted by Lisa
Why do you find Shacklewell a great place to live?
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Did you know?
"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!"
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Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Newington Green
- Stoke Newington
- De Beauvoir Town
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