Shoreditch is a lively district in East London, renowned for its colourful nightlife and eclectic dining scene featuring everything from trendy chain restaurants and gastropubs, to hip coffee shops and noodle bars. The area boasts some of the best bars, pubs and nightclubs in the city. Here are some places you have to check out the next time you visit the exciting district of Shoreditch:
The Red Lion – This no frills pub offers a laid-back atmosphere, beautiful rooftop terrace, and great drink deals, making it the perfect post work hangout. There is also a great-priced food menu which includes some of the best pizza’s in Shoreditch. This popular venue also offers several stylish, comfortable private rooms, with large screens available for presentations or work meetings.
Nightjar – This legendary underground bar offers a seemingly endless menu of cocktails, beautiful decor, and swinging live jazz. This secret speakeasy bar is hidden by Old Street station and you can expect vintage vibes, a lively atmosphere, and some of the best cocktail combinations in the city. This is the ideal spot if you’re looking for a fancy cocktail after work.
Andina – A popular lunch spot offering delicious food and exceptional service in modern and quirky surroundings. This poplar restaurant bring South American family-style cooking to Shoreditch and offers a great lunch deal with 1 big plate for £8, 2 courses for £10, or 3 courses for £12. The service is fast, making this the perfect place for a tasty work lunch.
The Jones Family – This independently owned modern steak restaurant and cocktail bar is consistently rated as one of the top restaurants in east London. Their main focus is meat, with steaks dry-aged for a minimum of 28 days and cooked to perfection by their experienced chef. There is also a selection of tasty vegetarian dishes available, with options including risotto and salad dishes. With sockets under all its tables, during the day this stylish venue is an ideal location for those looking to catch up on tasks without actually heading to the office. At night, it becomes a popular spot for after work drinks with its extensive cocktail menu and great beer offers.
Brick Lane – As well as its great restaurants, Shoreditch is famous for its street food. Brick Lane hosts an impressive market every Sunday offering a huge selection of delicious street food delicacies from around the world. You’ll find plenty of quirky eateries including Brick Lane Beigel Bake, which is one of the most famous bagel stores around, and Cereal Killer Café, which serves more than 100 cereals from around the world – you can also choose from 13 varieties of milk and 20 types of toppings!
Boxpark – Open seven days a week, Boxpark is the world’s first pop-up mall and the popular food court brings together a myriad of street food traders. This unique dining destination offers everything from handmade low-fat donuts to Lebanese falafel, which you can enjoy in the beautiful courtyard setting. This is the perfect spot to grab a cheap lunch or after work snack.