Good things come in small packages. Take Black Rock, a diminutive whisky bar with space for just 35, yet deserving of its massive following among devotees of the grain. So much so that its owners have opened a whisky-worshipping pub on the ground floor, serving highballs and heftier whisky cocktails, plus beers on draught.
Shoreditch is awash with cool cocktail bars, but sometimes only a pub sesh will do. Luckily the area has loads of great pubs too, from modern craft-beer establishments, where you can stroke your chin as you sip, to cherished backstreet boozers that are ideal for an old-school knees-up. It is the East End, after all. Check out our guide to Shoreditch’s best pubs before you head out for a drink.
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