Stoke Newington area guide

Discover the best restaurants, bars, pubs and shops in Stoke Newington



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There are few places in London that offer the zest, charm and charisma of Stoke Newington. Church Street is the area's lively epicentre, with packed-out bars and pubs never too far away. Stokie's shops overflow with indie labels and vintage goods and its restaurants are noteworthy for their diversity as well as their quality. Of course much of N16's success is down to the remarkably strong presence of independent business in the area, making it a truly distinctive part of the capital.

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Stoke Newington's best bars and pubs

Craft beer enthusiasts, wine connoisseurs and those who like a DJ alongside their drink will all find a place they feel comfortable among Stokey's favourite drinking holes.

The best restaurants in Stoke Newington

Loveable independent eateries abound on Church Street and beyond, so there's no need to hungry in north east London.

Stoke Newington shopping

Organic storecupboard staples, vintage steals and kids clothes that are too cute for school are all on sale in N16; browse to your heart's content.

What's on in Stoke Newington?

  1. The White Rabbit 125 Stoke Newington Church St, N16 0UH
  2. Thu Jul 31 - Thu Dec 18
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  1. The Waiting Room Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0LH
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Nov 23
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  1. Hang-Up Gallery 56 Stoke Newington High St, N16 7PB
  2. Wed Jul 30 - Sat Aug 9
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Arts Fair

  • Free
  1. Abney Hall 73A Church Street, Stoke Newington, N16 OAS
  2. Sat Aug 30 - Sun Aug 31
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  1. White Hart 69 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 8EL
  2. Wed Aug 6
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  1. The Waiting Room Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0LH
  2. Wed Aug 27
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  1. The Waiting Room Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0LH
  2. Fri Aug 15 - Sat Aug 16
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  1. The Waiting Room Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0LH
  2. Fri Sep 19 - Sat Sep 20
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Users say


Seems to be no mention of the best cafés so I thought I would volunteer one: Tangerina,, on Green Lanes has some of the best coffee in N16 and a great mix of Brazilian and European influences to boot. Then there are clasics like the Blue Legume. Where is the list of the best coffee shops in Stokey?

Jenna F
Jenna F

If you're a parent in Stoke Newington there's also a fabulous website which feautres loads of classes and events for children and babies...


I love stoke newington church street but it's so expansive to sad that I have to move!! I can't find any studio around, only agency that want to to rent you at impossible price!!! :(((

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