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Walthamstow Market

Walthamstow Market

The perfect place to find fresh fruit and veg alongside a variety of shops and small mediterranean restaurants.

Mother's Ruin Gin Palace

Mother's Ruin Gin Palace

A lovely range of gin cocktails made with any gin you can possibly think of!

The Italian Delicatessen of Walthamstow

The Italian Delicatessen of Walthamstow

The deli counter stocks a superb range of Italian cheeses, cured meats and crudités to enjoy as antipasti or ingredients. Freshly-baked breads include focaccia. Superb quality wines and spirits. The warm welcome and customer service is what makes this delicatessen authentic. A great shop in Walthamstow.

Queen's Arms

Queen's Arms

A pub in Walthamstow Village that's always vibrant and buzzing; a great place to meet friends for Sunday lunch.

The Flower Pot

The Flower Pot

Fantastic quiz night on Tuesdays, music, really old feel pub, hasn't been gentrified. Very friendly, very low staff turnover which is a good sign.

Eat17

Eat17

This restaurant in a converted ballroom has a varied menu of hearty British meals with a foodie twist.

Zaiqa

Zaiqa

Fresh Indian cuisine served as a buffet. A restaurant with both style and substance.

The Village Bakery

The Village Bakery

Great for al fresco breakfasts and lunch in the heart of the village and they do a mean BBQ Pork Bap Special!

The Village

The Village

Recently reopened, this pub is a great place to enjoy a drink sitting on a lovely, comfy sofa in the garden.

Cove17

Cove17

New addition to Hoe Street and another sign of positive improvement in the area. Affordable accessories for gentlemen, some of which are produced by local manufacturers; fantastic barbers, and plenty of interesting conversation while you sit and wait. The owners also produce their own beard oil on site.

William Morris Gallery

William Morris Gallery

As well as showcasing Morris's works, you can also learn about the wider art world through exhibitions and workshops.

Empire Cinemas

Empire Cinemas

The largest independently owned cinema in the UK, it's a good place to hang out with your friends and enjoy a movie.

Aura Rosa

Aura Rosa

Serving afternoon tea on a Sunday at Mother's Ruin Gin Palace, I recommend the Guinness cake!

Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay

Great place for drinks and Caribbean food, where the customer service is impeccable and the decor inside is really nice.

Lee Valley Ice Centre

Lee Valley Ice Centre

A fantastic place to hang out with your friends and have a good time ice skating or playing ice hockey. You can also book ice skating lessons for a reasonable price.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Walthamstow, Higham Hill, Highams Park, , Leyton, Wanstead, Woodford, Tottenham, Leytonstone and Woodford Green

"Blur's 'Parklife' album features racing dogs from Walthamstow Stadium."

The opening of the Overground line at Walthamstow Station has really boosted the area.

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There's nothing you can't buy from Walthamstow Market, the longest outdoor street market in Europe.

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It's a great day out at the home of Tottenham Hotspur, White Hart Lane.

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Child-friendly activities near Walthamstow and surrounding areas

Bongalong Early Risers

St Mary’s Welcome Centre
Up early on a Saturday morning? Not allowed to go back to sleep? Head along to Bongalong Early Risers, a lively mix of singing, dancing, stories and games with some percussion fun too for children under five and their carers. £6 per child over 6 months. £10 for siblings under 5 Website

Acting Bugs-Walthamstow

The peterhouse Centre
Acting Bugs classes are weekly drama sessions carefully devised so the parent/carer can join in alongside the child. The sessions are themed half termly and incorporate an ongoing story which includes singing, movement, puppets, props and improvisation. Website

Toy Library

Linden Children's Centre
Play together, make friends and borrow toys so that you can continue the fun and learning at home. Website

Music & Movement

Linden Children's Centre,
Every Child Matters at Linden Children's Centre Drop in play session using music and movement Website

Acting Bugs - Stoke Newington

The Boiler House Community Space,
Acting Bugs classes are weekly drama sessions carefully devised so the parent/carer can join in alongside the child. The sessions are themed half termly and incorporate an ongoing story which includes singing, movement, puppets, props and improvisation. Website

Mummies and Babies Ballet

Woodford Memorial Hall
A new class for new mums who are looking to get back into exercising whilst enjoying precious time with their new babies. You can wear your baby and have them join in the class, or they can just stay by the side in the room with us whilst Julia (and baby Thomas!) put you gently through your paces. £5.75 drop-in or 5 classes for £25 Website

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

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