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.
This wine discovery club offers monthly boxes from £35 a month, each including wine you can't get in the supermarket, tasting notes guiding you on your wine journey, and free delivery (incl. contact free options).
Extra £5 worth of wine with your first order of £35. Use code LBC5 in reply to your confirmation email.
Honey & Thyme, a company that usually cooks for production companies on shoots and music videos, is lovingly preparing meals for you to enjoy at home. Whether you fancy a delicious home-cooked ‘ready meal’ for two, a full restaurant style menu for a special occasion, a scrumptious afternoon tea or a stunning picnic, this small but mighty company is serving flavoursome food that’s good for your soul! For NHS workers they’re offering £5 meals!
10% off 3 course meal for two (usually £60). Just mention Local Buyers Club on your order form.
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!
You will never be without present inspiration again! Dandy Star opened in 2016 and is, quite frankly, the loveliest shop! They sell super cool, stylish and unique fashion, kids’ wear, books, homeware and accessories.
CARV is an independent artisan leather accessories brand based in Hackney Wick in East London. CARV bags are designed with a unique minimal aesthetic and carefully crafted by hand from start to finish using centuries-old hand skills and A grade British and Italian vegetable tanned leather. They are also at Broadway Market in London Fields every Saturday.
10% off- Discount valid at Broadway Market and online
This concept store at the crossroads of furnishing and fashion is nested in the heart of Crouch End. Little Paris Store evokes the soul of Montmartre with its carefully curated vintage collection from all around France and its eclectic mix of home deco and trendy accessories.
From Art Deco gems to rustic tables and old school maps, the store also showcases a broad range of quirky accessories : vibrant Indian quilts, funky socks, chic handbags and handpicked Parisian jewellery.
10% off in store or online at littleparisstore.com (excludes sale items)
This homewares and interiors boutique in the Boxpark at Bethnal Green offers an eclectic mix of industrial, minimalist, modern and Scandinavian designs. Items include stunning furniture to fall in love with, lighting, accessories and kitchenware. The curators at this stunning store have an eye for style and quality.
Is your immune system in need of a boost? Are your energy levels low? The Honestly Good Smoothie Company offers organic home smoothie packs, carefully planned by an award-winning nutritionist and delivered, frozen, to your door. All you need to do is add water and blend. The fruit and veg that make up each pack are is peeled, chopped and packed using re-usable and recyclable materials.
£10 off your first order at www.honestly-good.co, 20% off at Alexandra Palace Farmers Market every Sunday.
Know & Love brings you a collection of beautifully handcrafted gifts and homewares with an emphasis on simplicity, authenticity and natural materials. Many of their products are locally sourced, eco-friendly and socially responsible. They have chocolate from Bethnal Green, baskets from Clapton, candles from Walthamstow and herbal tea grown in Hackney. Their products are made by people they know and love.
Atomic sells an eclectic range of quality vintage vinyl - from rock to reggae and punk to jazz, as well as classic comics & graphic novels. You can visit their shop in Camden Passage, Islington or buy online
Founded in 1805 Ince Umbrellas make beautiful handcrafted umbrellas in the East End of London using traditional skills acquired over the last 212+ years. They are the oldest umbrella manufacturer in the UK having started life in Spitalfields. This ethical company and London living wage employer prides itself on promoting a sustainable supply chain. If it's quality and tradition you're after you've come to the right place.
Me On The Map create personalised typographic maps of South London. Originally hand drawn, our street maps showcase every street and green space in the area. our districts maps show every patch people call home and can highlight where you live. Me On The Map combines a passion for typography, drawing and London living.
Based in the heart of London’s creative community, East End Prints produces high quality, affordable graphic art prints and limited editions. They find the very best UK and international art and illustration talent for their curated print collection. Whether you’re looking for art to brighten up your home or office or searching for unique gift ideas, they have 2000 prints by 70 artists to choose from.
In 2012 Ed & Robyn started making Square Root Sodas, selling them at their local farmers market.
Since then they've opened up their very own Soda Works in a railway arch in Hackney and demand for the sodas has grown exponentially. Winners of the BBC Food and Farming Awards "Best Drinks Producer" With an ever changing range of flavours, Square Root Sodas are wonderfully unique.
10% off online and 50p off drinks in Camden market daily.
Curtis, The Local Honey Man, has dedicated his life to being an urban ‘beentreprenuer’, spending many waking hours learning about the secret life of bees. The Local Honey Man now produces 100% pure, raw and natural local honey, straight from the hive to the jar – no syrups, additives or gimmicks!
10% off online (www.localhoneyman.co.uk) and at the Walthamstow store. *Valid on all orders over £20.
Buzzy Blends brings honey to the table with a tasty twist. Their products are original and offer all the health benefits of honey in brand-new blends with other delicious ingredients from Mother Nature.
A seriously special Hot Pepper Sauce from the team behind Nim's Din. Based on an authentic Sierra Leonean and Liberian recipe with a secret twist, it's perfect for those who like their food with a kick! Great for barbecues, use in your favourite recipes or as a chutney with your cheese. CHAM CHAM Hot Pepper Sauce is made from scotch bonnet peppers with onions, tomatoes and lemon and nothing artificial. Contains sesame seed oil.
All House of Buckley candles are handmade with love in Stoke Newington using only the finest ingredients, all sourced from the UK. They use 100% soy wax for a longer, cleaner and environmentally more friendly burn compared to paraffin. Vegan friendly and poured in small batches, they make the perfect gift.
This catering company normally specialise in feeding teams in the workplace and throwing fabulous parties! They've recently expanded the delivery side of the business - creating restaurant-quality food and delivering (for free) meals to residents in and around Bermondsey.
10% off online
25/26 Old Jamaica Road Business Estate, Old Jamaica Road, London, SE16 4AW
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 recently opened 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
A song created for your loved one... Acclaimed musician Lotte Mullan, who lives in Crouch End, will write and record a song for your loved one and press it to CD, mp3 or vinyl for your special occasion.
"Exquisite" THE GUARDIAN Anniversaries - Weddings - Big birthdays - Lullabies for babies
Created with a sense of anthropomorphic wit by a local artist in Hackney, Mountain & Molehill source Victorian illustrations that have real character and use them to make homeware that tell a tale, are educational but most importantly are fun! The mix of vintage illustrations and stylish monochrome means that they are equally suited to a classic or modern home, making them an ideal gift.
This award-winning online family lifestyle boutique is all about design for kids you love. Founded by three Stoke Newington mamas, the online store sells 70+ brands from around the world: cool clothing and accessories up to age 9, stylish Scandi decor, creative toys, beautiful books and imaginative gifts for kids and grown-ups. From Mini Rodini and Bobo Choses clothing, Danish homeware by Design Letters and Liewood to wooden toy cars and Olli Ella pull-along trolleys, there's something for everyone and every budget. Code for online store to be issued with each Local Buyers Club membership.
Sipologist Social – AKA SipSoc – offers wine tasting with a difference. Based in Islington, this fun company offers a mix of pointers, titbits and quirky experiments (such has how different music influences what wine we fancy) to help you find wine that pleases your unique taste buds.
The events focus on the individuality of flavour and how your perceptions and palate can change as other influences and a healthy dose of curiosity come into play.
They promise to give you skills to pick a glass of something delicious off the menu, wherever you are, and ensure you get the best quality for your money.
10% off wine events, 15% off bespoke tasting. Mention Local Buyers Club when booking.
Based in North London, Naomi Tracz makes elegant and wearable jewellery using silver, gold and semi-precious stones. With a background in fine art and photography she enjoys experimenting with contrasts of light and texture, always striving for simplicity of line and form. Naomi’s hand made pieces are strictly limited edition and she also enjoys working to commission.