Some excellent places to grab a drink or a light meal


Saturn’s Whiskers – Cocktail bar

Last Tuesday Society – Bar, Museum of curiosities and Events

Sagar & Wilde – Wine and food under arches

Renegade Wine – London Wine makers

Green Room at The Curtain – 5-star hotel bar cocktails

Ace Hotel – trendy Shoreditch at its finest

Brilliant Corners – Japanese food and music venue

Check out online for nights – no shortage


Ozone – 2 mins away in Leonard Street. Very popular – great breakfasts and lunches with an antipodean vibe. Sit over the coffee roasters and take in the aromas.

Pavilion in Park – Sri Lankan breakfast

Quarantacinque – Best Italian coffee and pastries

Campania – Italian Cafe Colombia Road Market

E Pellicci – Vintage Deco worker’s café Classic English breakfast & ‘Italian’ since 1900

G Kelly – Historic Eel Pie and mash with Liquor

The Larder – Buddhist centre – Vegan

Rinkoffs – Historic Jewish Bakery famous for supplying Harrods Bagels and crodoughs

Recharge Turkish café – 140 Roman Road


The Princess -just around the corner on Paul Street. Proper local pub with a good Sunday Roast.

The Florist Arms Pub on Globe Road – does a great Pizza

The Camel Pub – pie and mash and a beer a garden with outdoor tables in the lane.

The Marksman – British pub grub (‘Michelin Pub of the Year’)