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Shoreditch and surrounding areas

A vibrant community on the City's doorstep

"In all corners of Shoreditch there's plenty of street art that really adds character to the area."

Andrew Phillips

"You are spoilt for choice in Spitalfields Market when it comes to the restaurants."

Karen Keating

"The street art on this wall is constantly changing, which makes for a beautiful and rousing walk to work every morning. Expect the unexpected on Great Eastern Street!"

Kayleigh Harvey

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Where do Shoreditch and surrounding areas locals go?

Tramshed

A Mark Hix restaurant with a huge Damien Hurst cow and chicken on display, created specifically for Tramshed! The menu is simple but very tasty!

BIRD

The only place in London to do a bacon doughnut... They also have amazing chicken and lunchtime deals in the week!

Towpath

I love a weekend walk along Regent's Canal with a glass of rosé from Towpath.

Dark Sugars

Pure heaven for chocolate lovers! Handmade chocolates in a vast variety of flavours.

The Baring

Long lazy Sundays or a swift ale after a busy day at work, The Baring is an ever popular watering hole that also has a serious Tuesday night quiz!

Flat Iron

Best steak restaurant around. So tasty and very reasonably priced!

Urban Food Fest

This food festival off Shoreditch High Street is there every Saturday throughout the day and late into the night. There's loads of delicious food stalls with cuisines from all over the world and bars serving tasty cocktails.

Pho House

After trying nearly all of the Vietnamese restaurants on Kingsland Road, this is by far the best. The setting is cool with graffiti style art on the walls and the service is excellent compared to other places on the same road. Complimentary tea and watermelon at the end is exactly what is needed after trying the extensive menu of pho, noodles, summer rolls and fresh fish.

Nightjar

The most sophistication you can find between two kebab shops on a roundabout. A speakeasy-style cocktail bar underneath the adjacent shops, serving the best cocktail creations in town.

Broadway Market

Broadway Market is the exact place to go to experience the best of what east London has to offer, with its fantastic range of food stalls, restaurants, shops and pubs! If you go in the summer, be sure to grab a beer and head over to London Fields, where the standard BBQ doesn't exist.

Cereal Killer Café

Much talked about, this place epitomises all that is trendy in the Shoreditch area!

The De Beauvoir Deli Co.

This is a fab little deli with homemade cakes, tonnes of local produce and some really great cheese! There's always people sat outside enjoying a sandwich and a coffee...

The Breakfast Club

Always busy, with great breakfasts throughout the day, as well as lunch and dinner menus.

Galvin La Chapelle

This Michelin-starred French restaurant is perfect for a special occasion. Impressive food in an even more impressive setting within a beautiful converted church.

Bishopsgate Kitchen

Great food in a glass-walled Benugo restaurant that has a varied menu made using local produce. It is just a short walk from London Liverpool Street and Spitalfields Market.

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Hoxton Singing Mums

St John’s Church
A community choir for mums in and around Hoxton singing everything from pop songs to show tunes, gospel to rock. No experience necessary, just enthusiasm! Pre-school children welcome, toys & refreshments provided. Open to all mums - even if your kids are at school or even all grown up! Website

East London Ballet School

Stretch Yoga Studios
Ballet is a fun and creative way for children to exercise, developing fitness, co-ordination, good posture, balance and spatial awareness, alongside an appreciation of music. The East London Ballet School focusses on musicality, expression, fun and building confidence for children aged 18 months to 5 years. Free trial sessions are available and classes can be booked individually or termly. 18 months up to 2 years: Wednesday 15.00-15.30 2 years up to 3.5 years: Wednesday 15.35-16.05 3.5 years up to 5 years: Wednesday 16.10-16.40 Website

Piano Lessons with Cherry Muckle

West Library
Provide piano classes. Welcome. Whether you're totally new to the piano (and music!), wanting to develop your existing skills or interested in giving your child a unique opportunity for personal development, you've come to the right place. £70 per hour £52.50 per 45 minutes £35 per half hour Website

Artypants Annalisa-The Arts for 0-5s


Artypants is a unique learning experience for all 0-5yr olds and thier carers. Children learn most through creative interaction so what better way to engage thier talents and communication skills than with a whole host of tools-dressing up, dance and music, drama and storytelling. Your child will learn to interact in a safe relaxed environment, with senses stimulated through play, encouraging communication, interpretation and appreciation. The proven techniques we use can be transferred to your home too-so come and join in the fun and encourage the little performer in your child. Website

Piccolo Singing, Music & Dancing - Hanbury Arms

Hanbury Arms
Piccolo is a fun packed 45 minute drop in session for babies and toddlers featuring action songs, puppets and musical instruments. Website

Frame's Mums Club

Frame Shoreditch
A full body workout for Mums involving Boxing/Cheerleading/Toning and a whole lot of abs, all done to loud music. Take your little one with you and they can snooze in the pram, play on a mat or run around the room!

The Life Centre - Mummy and Babies Yoga

Popham Community Hall
Classes are designed as a joined practice exploring the yoga world of movement through your child's eyes, combining songs, games and props. The practice is fun, encouraging children to maintain their curiosity in movement and the world around them as well as develop self awareness and self confidence. Website
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