Stratford has transformed in recent years, stepping out of the shadow of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and quickly becoming a destination in itself. With your shopping needs covered by Westfield Stratford City, one of Europe's biggest shopping centres, there are also numerous restaurants, bars and pubs cropping up in the area, especially around the so-called ‘Hackney Riviera’.
Of course, the former Olympic venues are now open to the public for any sporting and fitness needs, while thrill seekers can climb up the ArcelorMittal Orbit and ride the world's longest tunnel slide down. No longer just associated with nights down the Queen Vic, E20 is now one of the capital’s most exciting areas.
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A bar and restaurant on the banks of the Three Mills Wall River Weir in Stratford. Expect a varied food menu, draught beers, cocktails, club nights, pop-up events and roasts on a Sunday. That food menu ranges from fish and chips, chicken and ham terrines and smoked salmon and haddock fish cakes to chuck steak burgers, wild mushroom and smoked cheese bruschetta, Tuscan-style fish stews and linguine here served with honey roasted courgettes, mushroom duxelles, oil and herbs. A range of cocktails include a blackberry mojito and a Print House island mule with fresh chilli. They're 2-for-1 on Friday nights, when DJs provide the soundtrack.