EAST LONDON

The Get Living Edit

An insider's guide to East London

East London: A creative hub, burning bright. Home to families, young professionals and cool kids alike – the future-thinkers, trend-setters, life-livers and innovators. A corner of London where old and new collides, rubs shoulders and exists in a mesmerising and jaunty harmony – that’s truly addictive. There’s something for everyone. So, what you waiting for? Get exploring!

When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life

Dr Samuel Johnson

Need new bar or restaurant ideas? Fancy a shopping spree? Or craving a new hobby? We’ve got you covered…

Eat.

East London has something to tickle every tastebud, scratch every itch and please every pocket.

12 Restaurants in East London you MUST try

Drink.

From loveable landlords to ground-breaking mixologists, if you’re thirsty, East London is the place to be.

Our favourite East London pubs and bars for a tipple

Shop.

From homewares to high-end style, or handmade – this neck of the woods has it all. Of course there’s the shopping-centre-MECCA that is Westfield Stratford City on the doorstep but East London has some of the best independently-run markets Chin the capital.

5 Best markets in East London

Arts, music, culture.

Let’s entertain you… Culture vultures, music lovers, dance-til-dawners, film-buffs, party-lovers, super-chillers, supersonic, super-sassy…

10 Spots for arts and culture in East London

Great for kids.

There’s a reason why there are so many families living in this part of town. Miles of parkland and outdoor space, plus plenty to keep their brains ticking.

Child-friendly activities to do in East London

Staying well.

Get your sweat on, feel that addictive endorphin high, feel well, understand your body, stretch – in East London there’s something for every fitness fanatic and Zen master.

10 Places for fitness and wellbeing in East London

And there you have it – a flavour of East London life…

There’s so much more to explore outside of East London, although why would you ever? Stratford connects you to it all – with the Underground, Overground, DLR and TfL just a hop, skip and a jump away.

East Village is the perfect corner of East London to tick off all our suggestions. Living in East Village puts everything on your doorstep – an abundance of restaurants, bars & cafes, shops for your everyday needs and beauty & grooming destinations. Take a tour of our neighbourhood and see our available homes in East Village E20.

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