DabbaDrop delivers delicious, vegetarian curries by bicycle to your door in reusable ‘dabba’ boxes so there’s no waste. Set up by Hackney friends Renee and Anshu, this gorgeous local company serves bold, bright, wholesome food that’s packed with flavour. Anshu, whose family come from Mumbai, uses her mum’s recipes for inspiration. Choose between food that’s ready to eat or ready to heat.
Round up your neighbours and prepare for a visit from Badger the zero waste Top up Truck! This Hackney company is bringing plastic-free shopping to your street with a refill shop on wheels (operating from an old electric milk float). Bring your clean and empty containers outside and stock up on a range of ethical products, many of which are also organic, vegan and made in Europe. The shop stocks cereal, pasta, pulses, nuts and seeds, herbs and spices, sauces, snacks, cleaning and bathroom products. They've partnered up with Re:Store in Hackney Downs Studios. The truck will be rolling into E5 on Fridays, E8 and N16 on Saturdays and E9 on Sundays. Book ahead.
As the devastating impact of plastic becomes increasingly apparent, this zero waste shop in Hackney Downs offers a refreshing and conscious shopping experience. Bring your own containers and stock up on good quality store cupboard essentials, cleaning and lifestyle products. Re:Store is a return to the old ways of shopping, when we didn’t put convenience before the planet!
This wonderful vegan cafe serves breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch in a cosy light-filled space. Their healthy dishes are full of tasty and mainly locally-sourced ingredients and there's a daily-changing menu of salads, soups, sandwiches and cakes. Gluten-free options are available. They also offer private catering and run regular supper clubs.
10% off food and hot drinks Monday to Friday, 10% off at Broadway Vegan Market and Victoria Park Market
Hackney's only independent veterinary practice. Your pet will be looked after by a qualified and experienced team who have their best interests at heart and a range of diagnostic and treatment equipment at their disposal.
20% off the following treatments: Vaccinations, flea and worming treatment & dental procedures. Offer valid for new customers only in their first year.
Deviant and Dandy is the new brewery turning heads in East London. Run by the team behind the popular Bar Off Broadway, the company has been using space in other breweries to brew its beer until recently but is set to take on a new site behind Pressure Drop in Hackney Central. Their product line includes a lager called Steve, a lawnmower ale called Strange Brew and a pale ale called Trust. Well worth a try if you haven't already.
Homerton has its own deli: L'épicerie@56! The shop tempts you with good quality, tasteful, traditionally-made (and when possible organic) fine foods. Come and enjoy a selection of cheeses, charcuterie, antipasti, quiches, wine and breads in a relaxed, stress-free atmosphere - a far cry from your local supermarket. We also offer fair trade coffee together with French savouries and pastries, all of which you can eat in or take away. Parties and business lunches are also catered for and delivered.
Lunchtime menu: 20% off food and drink. Monday - Friday 12pm - 3 pm. 10% off fine wines Monday - Wednesday ( excl special offers).
Serving British and European cuisine, the Clapton Table offers fabulous food in a pretty, ambient and rustic setting. The breakfast and brunch menu includes smoke salmon or stacks of pancakes and toasted ciabattas, while the evening menu includes rack of lamb with mash and delicious Mediterranean dishes such as moussaka, kofta and falafel.
15% off Monday-Thursday (3pm till close) & Sunday after 5pm.
159 Lower Clapton Rd, Lower Clapton, London E5 8EQ
It all started on the markets in London where the ‘Macbeth’ haggis toastie built up a cult following across town. Haggis, cheddar, caramelised onion toasted on granary bread and the vegetarian option, The Lady Macbeth, for the non-meat lover. Deeney’s is now a mainstay on London’s most famous food markets including a weekly Saturday slot at Broadway Market and Sunday on Chatsworth Road Market. Their first permanent site Deeney's Cafe on Leyton High Road, E10 opened in 2015 and is open 7 days a week.
Chalé! Let's Eat is a market stall and pop up which serves Ghanaian Streetfood at Chatsworth Road Market every Sunday. Using traditional ingredients, Chalé captures stunning Ghanaian flavours from slow cooked stews and meats, healthy greens, amazing spices and techniques that are unique to West Africa. With gluten free and vegan-friendly menus, there’s something for everyone!
Serving up Greece's favourite wrap on the streets of London via Athens. You can find this stall at Chatsworth Rd market every Sunday grilling fresh pork, chicken or halloumi souvlaki. They use only the best ingredients that are carefully sourced from all over Greece but also here in the UK.
We eagerly await the reopening of this indoor children’s playground in Clapton. It’s full of fabulous soft play equipment, slides, ball pits, bouncy castles and a dare-devil high-rise obstacle trail. And there’s a café selling freshly-made drinks and snacks.
10% off admission. Excludes school holidays, bank holidays & weekends