East London's newest revamped postcode has become a bustling center of activity following the glory days of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. With newly built restaurants and bars amongst the traditional Stratford haunts, Westfield Stratford City, one of Europe's biggest shopping centres, and the former Olympic venues now open to the public, the area provides a fantastic range of shopping, drinking, dining and fitness activities. Stratford is becoming a new go-to destination in the capital.
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Restaurants in Stratford
Tuck into delicious puff-pastry and shortcrust pies and other old-fashioned British favourites in a bustling location.
Pasta Remoli is located on the lower ground floor of the Westfield Stratford and aims to capture head chef Simone Remoli’s experience of Italian cuisine...
Theatre Royal Stratford East
A community theatre with many shows written, directed and performed by black or Asian artists, Theatre Royal is a great cultural hit in ethnically diverse Stratford. Musicals are big here – whether about hip hop or the Windrush generation. Kinks frontman Ray Davies penned the hit ‘Come Dancing’ for Theatre Royal Stratford East, while homegrown success ‘The Harder They Come’ made a West End transfer.
Bars and pubs in Stratford
Upcoming events in Stratford
The Color Run Night
This after-dark version of US import The Color Run will see thousands of runners take on a 5k route through illuminated colour zones, blacklight areas and...
Summer Holidays at Discover
Stratford's dedicated story centre has loads of creative fun lined up for the holidays, with a differnt theme taking over each week. Readings take place at...
Holi Festival of Colours
The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park hosts the 2015 edition of the Holi-inspired Festival of Colours. The actual Hindu celebration of Holi took place in March,...