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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

What is your favourite place?

Where do Shacklewell locals go?

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

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


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.

Sutton and Sons

Best fish and chips in Stoke Newington!


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

The Pantry

Specialist eggless cakes for every occasion!

Belle époque

Delicious bread and cakes that look too perfect to eat!

The Prince

Amazing local pub perfect for an after-work drink.

The Good Egg

All day brunch, local produce, highly recommend the Shakshuka

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

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

Ooh Loulou Cakery

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

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!


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

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

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"London's non-denominational Magnificent Seven burial garden, Abney Park cemetery is perhaps more renowned for the sheer amount of trees than its residents. Over 2500 trees are planted alphabetically in a perimeter around the park."

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Child-friendly activities near Shacklewell

Talking Walk-in

Linden Children's Centre,
A drop in service for parents who have concerns with their child's speech development. It's assist children who have the following types of problems: difficulty producing and using speech, difficulty understanding language, difficulty using language, and difficulty with feeding, chewing or swallowing, a stammer. Website

Baby Club

Linden Children's Centre,
Play session for children under 1 year. Website

Toddler Art Classes

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

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

Baby Sensory classes

The Old Fire Station,
Baby Sensory's award winning baby development classes are now running in your area. You and your baby will experience different sensory activities designed to support your baby's sensory development every week and you are welcome to join at any time. 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
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