Places to go in Spitalfields
35 Spital Square, London, E1 6DY [map]
The third London restaurant run by Jeff and Chris Galvin, this elegant restaurant is set beneath a magnificent vaulted ceiling. Serving up sophisticated modern-French dishes to match its grand setting, La Chapelle gained a Michelin star in 2011, only a year after its opening.
Bethnal Green Road, E1 6GY [map]
#guardiancoffee is a brand new, caffeine-infused pop-up destination in the heart of East London's creative technology community.
Latin American Restaurant
Horner Square, Shadwell, E1 6AA [map]
Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made wooden mosaic tables made especially for the restaurant from sustainable woods in Brazil.
Photography & Cameras
117 Commercial Street, Shadwell, E1 6BG [map]
Lomography's East London Gallery Store is located on the corner of Spitalfields Market and just five minutes walk from bustling Brick Lane.
60-62 Commercial Street, Shoreditch, E1 6LT [map]
Lupita East serves tacos, tostadas, quesadillas and enchiladas and Mexico's infamous Churros con Chocolate - the Spanish pastry brought to Mexico in the 1930s.
Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, E1 6JJ [map]
Housed on the ground floor of Shoreditch’s Tea Building, Lyle’s offers modern British fare curated by head chef James Lowe.
Children's Clothing & Accessories
162 Brick Lane, Shadwell, E1 6RU [map]
Buy designer baby clothes and funky baby clothing from Oh Baby London.
91 Brick Lane, Whitechapel, E1 6QL [map]
Old Truman Brewery is features a variety of spaces for markets and exhibitions. It houses 200 small, creative businesses like fashion designers, artists and DJs.
Fish & Chips
6-8 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, E1 6QR [map]
Poppies has been serving authentic fish and chips in London since 1945.
140 Shoreditch High Street, Shadwell, E1 6JE [map]
Present is a menswear store that sells new and unique lifestyle products such as clothing, footwear, accessories, homewear and publications. It was founded in 2009 by Eddie Prendergast and Steve Davies and stocks niche and recognised menswear brands such as Nanamica, Filson, Brooks Brothers Black Fleece, Alden and Trickers.
6 Horner Square, Spitalfields Market, E1 6EW [map]
Situated in the heart of the renowned Old Spitalfields Market, voted Best London Market 2 years in a row, and just a stone's throw away from the buzzing City of London, this restaurant is one of a kind.
35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA [map]
Rich Mix is a place where the communities of the world who are the citizens of East London and beyond can come together to experience and make world class art and feel that it’s a place where they belong.
Antiques, Vintage & Second-Hand
101 & 107 Brick Lane, E1 6SE [map]
Rokit sell a wide range of clothes for both men and women, including a range of knitwear, vintage and second-hand clothing including party-wear, ski jackets, sheepskin jackets and accessories.
136 Brick Lane, E1 6RU [map]
A key part of the Brick Lane curry scene since 1975, Sheba Restaurant is dedicated to producing an acclaimed combination of recognisable curry favourites alongside its signature recipes that truly represent Indian culinary tradition.
64 Commercial Street, E1 6LT [map]
The Skylight Cafe is the latest in a series of projects developed by Crisis to help homeless people rebuild their social and practical skills, join the world of work and boost their confidence and self-esteem.
Weaver Street, E1 5HJ [map]
Spitalfields City Farm brings the countryside to the city, providing education and environmental opportunities to local communities in a relaxed and enjoyable way.
Unit 7 Dray Walk, 91 Brick Lane, Truman Brewery, E1 6QL [map]
The Village Bicycle a fashion-focused boutique based in Central London that is designed to encapsulate the energy and vibrant creativity from London and around the world.
5th Base Gallery 23 Heneage Street, Greater London, E1 5LJ [map]
5th Base is an art gallery just off Brick Lane in London.
114 Commercial Street, Shadwell, E1 6NF [map]
AllSaints is a clothes shop specialising in designer clothes, formal wear and swimwear.
55 Brick Lane, Shadwell, E1 6PU [map]
Ambala Sweet Centre is a specialist Indian confectionery.