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Best British Restaurants in Hackney

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Casa FofóCasa Fofó
11 reviews
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Eurasian | Hackney, East London

This is not a restaurant, this is an elevated gastronomic experience. The menu is tailored to the individual. We had a table of a pescatarian, a vegetarian, an allergic to fish but not seafood and an omnivorous. The four set-menus w/ 7 courses catered to all types. The wine was really good (Greek wine was a first!) and the service and staff friendliness beyond the charts. We booked a second visit straight away! More

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CornerstoneCornerstone
178 reviews
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Seafood | Hackney, East London

We had a wonderful anniversary and birthday meal at Cornerstone. From start to finish the experience was amazing. The fish cookery and good was some of the best we’ve ever had. It shows they cook this day in and day out. We will most certainly be coming back. Tom Brown has the reputation of a great chef and he and his team certainly delivered that and more. More

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BrightBright
44 reviews
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Wine Bar | Hackney, East London

Really loved it, loved all the choices on the menu, it was hard to just pick a few dishes! More

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Plant HubPlant Hub
8 reviews
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Vegetarian / Vegan | Hackney, East London

Amazing vegan food and outstanding service! More

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PidginPidgin
652 reviews
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Modern European | Hackney, East London

We chose the wine paring For dinner. The food was absolutely gorgeous and really unique. Overall dinner was a fantastic experience. For me I would say that the service, while was good, was a very cold - my husband did not mind it, so maybe this is a personal choice? More

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KraPow E5KraPow E5
95 reviews
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Thai | Hackney, East London

Best Thai food anywhere- getting close to best food anywhere! More

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Morito HackneyMorito Hackney
368 reviews
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Mediterranean | Hackney, East London

perfect Sunday brunch...good food friendly staff and buzzy atmosphere. More

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Le MerlinLe Merlin
8 reviews
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French | Hackney, East London

Lovely food in a lovely atmosphere. Excellent flavours and good value for money More

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Madame PiggMadame Pigg
48 reviews
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British | Hackney, East London

We had such a great time. Really can’t fault any of it - we were craving oysters but unfortunately the staff told us they weren’t happy with what they had in so massively respect that (expected when the menu is fresh every day!). We’ve already decided to come back in August for my girlfriends birthday and can’t wait. More

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Beef & Brew, Duke of York, HaggerstonBeef & Brew, Duke of York, Haggerston
42 reviews
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Steakhouse | Hackney, East London

Great food, nice atmosphere, good service............................. Am I at 50 yet? More

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Angelina RestaurantAngelina Restaurant
68 reviews
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Italian | Hackney, East London

Amazing food and idea of fusion. Produce is very high quality. We had a very special evening. More

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Formans RestaurantFormans Restaurant
429 reviews
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British | Hackney, East London

We had a lovely table by the window. The cocktails were very good & it was unusual to see a wine menu of English wines, the one we chose was very good. The smoked salmon starters were excellent & tasted totally different from regular shop bought salmon. We all opted for a nest main course, my beef was delicious. For dessert my friends all opted for the Express creme brûlée but I had the special of warm chocolate tart with ice cream which was delicious. Our waitress was very charming & despite the fact that it was not very busy , there was a nice atmosphere. If you’re unfamiliar with the area, Hackney Wick overground station is only about a 7 minute walk away. More

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Clutch ChickenClutch Chicken
102 reviews
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American | Hackney, East London

Great food but slightly let down by the service - not one smile and rushed. We waited 5 mins just to be greeted despite there only being one other group seated - the chef had to shout to the waiter. Told flatly that we couldn't sit outside (why are there chairs and tables there). Constantly had to ask for service and overcharged on the bill at the end. Such a good venue and food but get the basics in service right! More

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Jim's CafeJim's Cafe
2 reviews
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Contemporary British | Hackney, East London

Tasty food, decent coffee, inexpensive - and no London brunch queues. More

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Lekki Restaurant & BarLekki Restaurant & Bar
4 reviews
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African | Hackney, East London

Stopped by with a friend on Saturday. It's a friendly environment and relaxed. Food was lovely, Jollof was yum and fried yam was in point. Portion sizes are generous! And the hosts are really friendly. More

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Silver LiningSilver Lining
61 reviews
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Global, International | Hackney, East London

An outstanding, small restaurant serving extraordinary and delicious dishes. We went on a Friday evening as we live in the area. Wine, service and ambience were excellent. Don’t forget to try the deserts! More

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Gotto TrattoriaGotto Trattoria
15 reviews
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Italian | Hackney, East London

Amazing food, lovely staff, great location. Will definitely visit again. Thank you More

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MAP MaisonMAP Maison
3 reviews
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Contemporary European | Hackney, East London

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Fantastic cocktail list, wish we could of tried every one! Such an interesting venue, great for dates and catch ups with friends. Will definitely be back to try the rest of the drinks menu! More

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The BiteThe Bite
11 reviews
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Italian | Hackney, East London

Nice atmosphere, attentive but maybe a bit inexperienced service. Simple food, nothing unexpected for the low price. More

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Sans Pere - Broadway MarketSans Pere - Broadway Market
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French | Hackney, East London

Broadway Market in London Fields, opened its doors in November 2017. A French bistro with a twist, Sans Pere Broadway Market has created a menu perfect for those with a sweet tooth, offering up a unique and vibrant selection of cocktails, desserts and specialist coffees. A menu of classic and seasonal desserts has been created by head pastry chef, Roberto Mele, who drew influence from his background at The Fat Duck and Alan Yau’s Park Chinois. Alongside savoury plates, the vibrant dessert menu features firm favourites such as creme brûlée and affogato, punctuated with exciting and experimental sweet options. Guests are invited to experience culinary delights such as the mandarin and olive oil mille-feuille with homemade lemon verbena ice-cream, a raspberry, milk chocolate and earl grey entremet or a vegan mint pana cotta with beetroot foam and chocolate soil. Innovative, French inspired cocktails are paired with each dessert.More

The RocksteadyThe Rocksteady
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Gastro Pub | Hackney, East London

Located in the vibrant neighbourhood Dalston, The Rocksteady is an independent live music venue with a fun easy going vibe. Serving a mixture of classic, contemporary and signature cocktails. Our bar, kitchen, DJs and live music guarantee a feel good time for all. Plus we have a secret beer garden out back. Ssssshhhh!More

Del74Del74
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Mexican | Hackney, East London

Welcome to Del74, we serve traditional Mexican Tacos. Keep it simple, keep it real.More

Bar at BistrothequeBar at Bistrotheque
8 reviews
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Bistro | Hackney, East London

This place is amazing! I've been twice now and from the food to the service to the drinks. Its a great meal and evening! More

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CoupetteCoupette
20 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Hackney, East London

Try the Champagne Pina Colada - delicious! More

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RawduckRawduck
235 reviews
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Italian | Hackney, East London

So sad they are now permanently closed. Such a shame. More

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The Institute of LightThe Institute of Light
38 reviews
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Japanese | Hackney, East London

Delicious food and a lovely atmosphere! Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a nice evening with good food and cocktails. More

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Chick n' SoursChick n' Sours
73 reviews
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Comfort Food | Hackney, East London

always great - chicken heaven and the pisco sours are an added bonus. More

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Ombra Bar and RestaurantOmbra Bar and Restaurant
9 reviews
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Italian | Hackney, East London

This is what food should be like: seasonal full of flavours and unpretentious. More

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The Whitechapel ButchersThe Whitechapel Butchers
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Contemporary British | Hackney, East London

The Whitechapel Butchers is popping up for a 3 week residency at Peters & Co. Gin Palace, Broadway Market. Come and enjoy a 3 course feast of modern British food, alongside a fair few gin & tonics, refined banter and unrefined company. The Whitechapel Butchers believe in quality, seasonal ingredients and good cooking, serving hearty ‘field to plate’ dishes. Our meat is from native breeds and subject to traditional farming methods, meaning the animals are about as happy as they can be, before being eaten. More

OkkoOkko
23 reviews
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Japanese | Hackney, East London

Lovely staff, ambience and the food was delicious ! Would definitely recommend and come back More

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MacheteMachete
13 reviews
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Traditional Mexican | Hackney, East London

Had a great time at Machete from my Birthday with a group of friends, really good cocktails and genuine Mexican food that had great flavors. Definitely going back. More

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TĀTĀ EateryTĀTĀ Eatery
77 reviews
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Fusion / Eclectic | Hackney, East London

Great reinterpretation of traditional dishes and use of ingredients paired with a very cosy atmosphere. More

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Il Cudega-Permanently ClosedIl Cudega-Permanently Closed
25 reviews
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Italian | Hackney, East London

Excellent food and value More

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Ellory - Permanently ClosedEllory - Permanently Closed
172 reviews
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Contemporary European | Hackney, East London

Absolutely fantastic. The food, wowee, couldn’t fault it at all. We almost didn’t go because of the snow but so pleased we did. Such a shame to hear that it is closing because of the ridiculous rent hikes that Hackney businesses are facing. Well it’s a true gem so we will definitely book when Ellory reopens as Leroy in Shoreditch. A loss for Hackney though. More

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Mare Street MarketMare Street Market
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International | Hackney, East London

The Dining Room at Mare Street Market will be opening soon, please follow our Instagram for updates.More

Fayre ShareFayre Share
36 reviews
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British | Hackney, East London

We had a great meal on christmas eve, nice food good choices x More

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Müller & BriggsMüller & Briggs
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International | Hackney, East London

Set in the heart of one of London’s most fashionable neighbourhoods, Hackney Wick, Müller & Briggs is placed right on both the canal and the park offering an inviting space with both indoor and outdoor areas. Inspired by the sophisticated atmosphere of a private club, the bar’s features include deep grained oak panelling with quirky use of the original windows as décor focal points spread throughout the bar area, softened by warm hues, and finished with dimly lit lighting and accents of polished brass detailing. Müller & Briggs will serve a selection of premium wines and craft beer, carefully curated by Salvatore Rullo, of Rullo’s who brings over a decades experience in drinking and dining to the area.

The pub is open for both lunch and dinner daily with a Saturday Brunch and a Sunday Roast Dinner.More

LahpetLahpet
5 reviews
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Burmese | Hackney, East London

Great tasting food, especially the non-spicy dishes. Some of the portions were very small though, which was a bit disappointing. More

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Wringer and MangleWringer and Mangle
128 reviews
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Contemporary British | Hackney, East London

Food was delicious and the service was actually really good, just a little slow. Was a great venue for a girls lunch :) More

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Boceto HackneyBoceto Hackney
20 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Hackney, East London

not sure why I didnt know about this local gem, everything we ordered was delicious, and the staff were super friendly, I liked the music and the cocktails for a £5 were a bargin. The whole place is nicely styled and I will be back for sure. make sure to have the mushroom and cheese croquetas, the jamon plate, and the Chorizio More

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Hanoi PhoHanoi Pho
1 review
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Vietnamese | Hackney, East London

The service at this place was phenomenal. Value for money and spread of dishes was great as well. Highly recommended! More

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FaulknersFaulkners
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Fish | Hackney, East London

Welcome to Faulkners. We look forward to serving you soon!
THE EARLY YEARS FOR FAULKNERS In 1981 a small restaurant called Seashells opened in East London. It soon became the best Fish and Chips in Town attracting locals and tourist from all around the world. The founder John Faulkner named the restaurant after himself and remained with the company until he retired. He sold his pride and joy to new owners and hoped that the traditional British comfort food will continue to feed many for years to come.More

Dolls House IslingtonDolls House Islington
33 reviews
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British | Hackney, East London

We were there for a friends birthday. I booked it as a surprise and it was great. We have a private room that seated 16 of us dining, the tables were quickly folded down after and we have some more friends come join us. Dinner was like a family banquet, sharing and very sociable. We had our won bar person who knew all our fav cocktails and got dancing with us. All in all a great night and I will be booking again for the future. More

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Magi at 446Magi at 446
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Syrian | Hackney, East London

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Lobster BarLobster Bar
64 reviews
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Seafood | Hackney, East London

Lovely food and cocktails, nice friendly staff, thoroughly enjoyed. More

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LardoLardo
204 reviews
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Italian | Hackney, East London

N'duja pizza was delicious. Not much cheese, but I like it that way. More

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The Hackney Pearl - Permanently ClosedThe Hackney Pearl - Permanently Closed
43 reviews
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British | Hackney, East London

Had a fantastic birthday brunch here, 6 of us enjoyed different items from the menu and everyone was happy with their choice. Really friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere. I've been talking about the poached eggs and bacon all week. A real gem in Hackney Wick's oyster. More

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UntitledUntitled
36 reviews
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Japanese | Hackney, East London

Food - amazing! Staff - really helpful and friendly. Cocktails - a bit weird. Wine - tasty. Decor - cool. My new best friend. More

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La Ventana LondonLa Ventana London
3 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Hackney, East London

Chose this restaurant because of the good reviews. Was not disappointed. Tapas as good if not better than that in Spain. Loved it and the decor is fab. More

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Mussel MenMussel Men
53 reviews
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Seafood | Hackney, East London

Such a shame this place is closing- will be missed. More

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restaurant FIXrestaurant FIX
6 reviews
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Contemporary British | Hackney, East London

What a find! A relatively new restaurant in Hackney. We had a superb tasting menu with several outstanding dishes, such as treacle-cured salmon and a delicious short-rib of beef. Excellent, personal service. This restaurant deserves to be better known - Will return! More

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Farley Macallan - Permanently ClosedFarley Macallan - Permanently Closed
3 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Hackney, East London

we were there for dinner pros: friendly staff, great service, good wine selection, food was good cons: the food menu is short for a small plates set-up and one of the "mains" wasn't available and only 1 dessert item was available ; the music could have been a bit quieter, as it was not that busy when we were there More

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Palm VaultsPalm Vaults
33 reviews
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Café | Hackney, East London

I brought my 7 yr old daughter for a special treat and the staff were so lovely and made her feel very special! More

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Behind This WallBehind This Wall
6 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Hackney, East London

Great drinks More

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The VincentThe Vincent
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Burgers | Hackney, East London

We want to be a great local cafe restaurant, doing the simple things well. We have been in Hackney for years, so we know where the best brewers are and where the best coffee is roasted.

Our burger uses British beef that has been dry aged for at least 21 days.

Our pork comes from Dingley Dell, because when we visited the farm we were impressed with the effort they made to give the pigs a stress free life as well as caring for the wildlife on the land.

We use lots of grains: cancha corn from the Andes to give a nutty crunch, red and brown rice for flavour, red, black and white quinoa, toasted linseeds (all gluten free) and smokey warm freekah.

We always make sure there are vegan and vegetarian dishes on the menu and where possible we have gluten free options, including our meatballs.
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The BonnevilleThe Bonneville
122 reviews
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French | Hackney, East London

Good food. A little dark in terms of lighting. Very good cocktails and fab service. More

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Il Guscio RestaurantIl Guscio Restaurant
34 reviews
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Italian | Hackney, East London

Staff amazing as per usual. Great food and great setting. More

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Shane's On ChatsworthShane's On Chatsworth
108 reviews
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British | Hackney, East London

When we arrived our booking for 6 via Open table made earlier that week hadn't been registered Despite that a space was made for us though when we left 2 hours later there was still enough space so not sure what happened. A few things not on the menu - no campari for the negroni (even though there is an off license across the road), no lamb chops left at 730 and no desert wine - but what we did have in wood pigeon, duck,rabbit, venison and plaice were all excellent. The food was great, as was the service. A family dinner that was enjoyed by all More

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The Windsor CastleThe Windsor Castle
29 reviews
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European | Hackney, East London

Very restricted menu on which the only carbs are slices of bread at £4.00 for 2 slices. We had really delicious first courses and a big bill and went home to fill up. More

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JackdawJackdaw
5 reviews
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British | Hackney, East London

The food was really delicious and while the menu is not extensive it is all carefully picked and each dish is superbly executed. There is a good selection for vegetarians. The staff were fantastic and the live jazz downstairs was a real treat. I would highly recommend! More

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Vicolo ClaptonVicolo Clapton
1 review
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Mediterranean | Hackney, East London

Welcome to Vicolo Clapton.

We look forward to serving you soon!More

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CornerstoneCornerstone
178 reviews
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Seafood | Hackney, East London

We had a wonderful anniversary and birthday meal at Cornerstone. From start to finish the experience was amazing. The fish cookery and good was some of the best we’ve ever had. It shows they cook this day in and day out. We will most certainly be coming back. Tom Brown has the reputation of a great chef and he and his team certainly delivered that and more. More

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BrightBright
44 reviews
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Wine Bar | Hackney, East London

Really loved it, loved all the choices on the menu, it was hard to just pick a few dishes! More

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KraPow E5KraPow E5
95 reviews
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Thai | Hackney, East London

Best Thai food anywhere- getting close to best food anywhere! More

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PidginPidgin
652 reviews
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Modern European | Hackney, East London

We chose the wine paring For dinner. The food was absolutely gorgeous and really unique. Overall dinner was a fantastic experience. For me I would say that the service, while was good, was a very cold - my husband did not mind it, so maybe this is a personal choice? More

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Madame PiggMadame Pigg
48 reviews
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British | Hackney, East London

We had such a great time. Really can’t fault any of it - we were craving oysters but unfortunately the staff told us they weren’t happy with what they had in so massively respect that (expected when the menu is fresh every day!). We’ve already decided to come back in August for my girlfriends birthday and can’t wait. More

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Beef & Brew, Duke of York, HaggerstonBeef & Brew, Duke of York, Haggerston
42 reviews
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Steakhouse | Hackney, East London

Great food, nice atmosphere, good service............................. Am I at 50 yet? More

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Morito HackneyMorito Hackney
368 reviews
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Mediterranean | Hackney, East London

perfect Sunday brunch...good food friendly staff and buzzy atmosphere. More

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Angelina RestaurantAngelina Restaurant
68 reviews
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Italian | Hackney, East London

Amazing food and idea of fusion. Produce is very high quality. We had a very special evening. More

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Formans RestaurantFormans Restaurant
429 reviews
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British | Hackney, East London

We had a lovely table by the window. The cocktails were very good & it was unusual to see a wine menu of English wines, the one we chose was very good. The smoked salmon starters were excellent & tasted totally different from regular shop bought salmon. We all opted for a nest main course, my beef was delicious. For dessert my friends all opted for the Express creme brûlée but I had the special of warm chocolate tart with ice cream which was delicious. Our waitress was very charming & despite the fact that it was not very busy , there was a nice atmosphere. If you’re unfamiliar with the area, Hackney Wick overground station is only about a 7 minute walk away. More

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Clutch ChickenClutch Chicken
102 reviews
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American | Hackney, East London

Great food but slightly let down by the service - not one smile and rushed. We waited 5 mins just to be greeted despite there only being one other group seated - the chef had to shout to the waiter. Told flatly that we couldn't sit outside (why are there chairs and tables there). Constantly had to ask for service and overcharged on the bill at the end. Such a good venue and food but get the basics in service right! More

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