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Stamford Hill

A locals' guide to Stamford Hill

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

Sophie Harries-Fox (nee Harries)

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

Chris Ball

"Clissold Park is the perfect place for a day out with the kids - there's animal enclosures, a lovely café and lakes to explore."

Chris Ball

What is your favourite place?

Where do Stamford Hill 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.


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

The Haberdashery

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

Abney Park

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.


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.

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!

The Good Egg

All day brunch, local produce, highly recommend the Shakshuka

Ooh Loulou Cakery

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

Slab and Tipple

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

The Prince

Amazing local pub perfect for an after-work drink.

The Spence Bakery

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

Sutton and Sons

Best fish and chips in Stoke Newington!

Clissold Park

An amazing park to take your dog for a walk, with an animal enclosure and a butterfly dome!

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.

Out of the Attic

A fab place for vintage finds and antiques, the stock is often spilling out onto the pavements.

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

What do you love about Stamford Hill?

Why do you find Stamford Hill a great place to live?


"The community is nice and it's easy to get around!"

February 2017


"Stamford Hill is a quiet area."

January 2015


"I love the community in Stamford Hill!"

January 2015


"It's not far the city and offers much to do, while the streets are nice and attractive."

January 2015


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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 Stamford Hill

Grasshoppers in the Park

Outreach The session is publicised locally and children are free to come and explore the nursery and participate in any of the activities which take place. These usually include arts and crafts and our very popular music sessions with our two visiting artists; multi instrumentalist Jorge the Music Man and Holly from Tiny Tempo. Website

Stay and Play and toy library.

Stamford Hill Community Centre
A wide range of toys to play with and borrow.

Stay and Play

Ihsan Children’s Centre
The Ihsan Children's Centre provides a holistic package of support for families, carers and the children in their care between the ages of 0-5, to ensure that they all are given the maximum opportunity to achieve positive outcomes in their lives. We do this by delivering a programme of services which includes the mother & child stay and play. Website

Tiny Time Music-The Boiler House

The Boiler House Community Centre,
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! Website

Diddy Bugs - Stoke Newington

The Boiler House Community Space,
Diddy Bugs classes are sensory based sessions which use a variety of props and puppets, music, singing and movement to help bring new worlds and environments to life. Young toddlers will learn all about the world around them and will have lots of fun experimenting with sound, texture and visual treats along with the help of their grown up. Website

Messy Play

The Boiler House Community Space,
The Boiler House team have been running a weekly Messy Play session for the last few years, this is a friendly popular activity that does exactly what it says on the tin! Activities include crafts, messy activities such as shaving foam, water play, flour and lots of paint. Website

HATs! Drama for Early Years

The Boiler House Community Centre,
Sensory movement and storytelling for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and their parents / carers. HATs found its feet in Hackney during 2010 and after a year took intrepid steps to Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea where it has been running ever since! Each session follows a story journey exploring props, costumes and music. It is multi-layered offering babies and children different ways to experience and enjoy the journey. Website
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