Coffee lovers

Hatching Dragons

Hatching Dragons

Hatching Dragons, the UK’s first bilingual Mandarin-English early years daycare provision, is about to take flight and we’re hoping to open up our first setting right here where it all began – in Hackney. Whilst we’re waiting for the lease of our first nursery setting to be drawn up (watch this space as it’s a beautiful church hall with huge outdoor spaces for the chi... »

Classes downstairs at Yellow Warbler Coffee Shop

Classes downstairs at Yellow Warbler Coffee Shop

Yellow Warbler will be holding classes downstairs starting from Monday: Rucksack music for 0-4 yrs (drop in) 10.30 Monday Funky music for 5yrs+ (drop in) after school 16.00 Monday Toddler Yoga (drop in) 11.00 Tuesdays (please bring a yoga mat if you have one – not essential) Coffee tasting and home brew course – Selected saturday’s booking required Coming soon; Ole Kids – S... »

Time Out Love London Awards

Time Out Love London Awards

Hello all. We’ve just launched a new feature here at Time Out London – the Time Out Love London Awards, or TOLLAs – our search for London’s best neighbourhood businesses and things to do. The feature is running over the next three months: Sept is nominations, October is public voting, and the results are revealed in November. »

Home Coffee Brewing Course at Yellow Warbler Speciality Coffee Shop

Home Coffee Brewing Course at Yellow Warbler Speciality Coffee Shop

In this two-hour course you’ll get an introduction to tasting coffee, learn how to brew good coffee at home using three different methods, and get advice on how to buy coffee and equipment. Courses run on Saturdays 14.00-16.00 and are £35 / person (introductory price) For more information or to book please contact: »

Part time cook

We are a new specialty coffee shop in N16 serving Venezuelan street food. We are looking for a part time Cook. The menu is very simple with most of the food pre-prepared by our offsite chef. Some experience in cooking would be preferable but full training will be given. Ideally must be able to begin week commencing 18th Aug as we have some holiday shifts which need covering. If interested please e... »

Haircut and hot towel shave.

Dear Hackney! My name is Ben and I’ve just opened “Strop and Blade,” a pop up barber shop at Hatch, a multipurpose space in Homerton. I’m writing to offer one active blogger a complimentary haircut and coffee as an opportunity for you to come down and see what we’re all about. If anyone is keen just reply to this post and I’ll pick one of you to experience the s... »

Soxee & Steeley Presents Open Decks – A Birthday Celebration

Soxee & Steeley Presents Open Decks – A Birthday Celebration

Open decks is a once month session for vinyl lovers to play music in the relax atmosphere of The Vortex Jazz Club Downstairs. July’s edition of Open decks sees us back for our second Saturday daytime session, with more birthday celebrations and our one off after party – The EP Sessions hosted by Nick Fletcher, our previous contributor in June. »

Workshops / classes required for downstairs at the yellow warbler

Workshops / classes required for downstairs at the yellow warbler

Yellow warbler is a speciality coffee shop at 9 Northwold Rd, Stoke Newington, N16. Upstairs in the coffee shop we serve Climpson and Sons coffee with Venezuelan street food. We have a downstairs area which we are currently converting into an event space, we are looking to hold interesting classes and workshops so if you are interested in using this space please contact us at hello@yellowwarbler.c... »

Number 90 Bar/Restaurant FREE event

Hey All! WICKED LIVE is happening tomorrow from 7.30pm at Number 90 Bar Restaurant in Hackney Wick (doors will open at 12pm/Completely free)! A night of live music by Charlie Miller (folk)/ Cospatric (folk)/Marley Chapman (pop) & The Landed ( folk)! Here’s a little clip of the lovely Marley Chapman so you know what’s in store 🙂 FB: Number 90 Bar Restaurant Adrss: 90 Wallis Rd, Lond... »

New Planning Laws: Changing a buildings use. HELP!!!

Hello all. I’ve been following this website for a while now but this is my first post. be kind….. I’m born and bred Hackney-ite and could not think of living (and working) anywhere else, which is why I want to set-up my business here. I am just wondering if there is knowledge out there about planning regulations that were created about a year ago about retaining retail shops (A1 ... »

East London Mornings art guide

East London Mornings art guide

Hi there! We would like to share with our neighbors the information about the second edition of the East London Mornings book, the art guide to the best atmospheric breakfast spots in East London. We run this project since 2011, and already released the first limited edition of 50. The guide includes 78 pages, 31 illustration by UK and international artists, poems by London based poets and six han... »

Calling all producers/cooks/artists/ideas makers!

I am currently volunteering at the Red Route Cafe on Lower Clapton Road: which is a not-for-profit, social enterprise cafe set up to help young people gain skills and qualifications. Last week, I came up with the idea to help them make a bit more money which would be to have a section of the cafe set up as a shop, selling local produce. This can be from jam right throug... »

Yellow Warbler Opening Date

Yellow Warbler will be open from Monday 9th June. Serving Climpson and Sons Coffee, Cakes, Pastries, Loose leaf Tea, Venezuelan Arepas. »

Baristas required!

Full time/ Part time Head Barista (Coffee Geek!) Yellow Warbler is a new speciality coffee shop in stoke Newington.  We are looking for an exceptional Barista to join our team. Someone with speciality coffee experience and a demonstrable knowledge of extraction principles. You will need to have great people skills and be happy to interact and share knowledge about coffee with customers. As we are ... »

Allpress to open on Dalston Lane

Allpress coffee are opening a cafe and roastery on Dalston Lane and create a new Hackney inspired blend. Via the Dalstonist: »

Coffee East (The Coffee Van)

Coffee East (The Coffee Van)

Ever seen this lady outside Shoreditch Highstreet Station? As a lover (Dependant) of Coffee it was a really fun to hang out and film her for a couple of days. I got free coffee, which is a bonus. Her passion and love for coffee is clear to see in the video and i love working with passionate people it makes my work better. »

New Bulk Brew Bar in Shoreditch: Clipper Coffee Merchants

New Bulk Brew Bar in Shoreditch: Clipper Coffee Merchants

For Hackney coffee lover,s Clipper Coffee Merchants is Shoreditch’s (and London’s) first bulk brew bar, opening in March on Leonard Street. They will be sourcing coffee from all over the world and showcasing ever changing single origins, roasted at Ozone just up the road. Coffee specialists will be on hard to talk to customers about the “farm to cup” coffee and it’s origins... »

Macintyre Coffee

There is a great review of Macintyre coffee on Hoxton St (and attached to Shoreditch village hall) on blog Poppy loves “MacIntyre Coffee is the brainchild of Mr Alex MacIntyre, who lives in Haggerston, loves coffee and builds his own coffee grinders. That’s like being He-Man, as far as I’m concerned.” Read more here: »

New cafe/bar by Homerton Station

There is a new cafe/bar opening right next to Homerton Station on Mackintosh Lane. Been in and spoken to the guys behind it a few times and it is opening pretty soon. They’ll be serving coffee via a hatch from 7am and then opening as a cafe/bar till 11pm it would seem. Looks like they’ll be having a variety of different companies coming in to serve street food too. Just what Homerton n... »

ABC The Best Coffee in Homerton

ABC The Best Coffee in Homerton

ABC is open to the community serving superb coffee, tea and hot chocolate. »

Ziferblat pay by minute club, shoreditch

Ziferblat has opened in Shoreditch, where refreshments are free, but usage is charged by the minuteh »

Coffee and Cycling SPIN x LCF christmas 29th Nov – 1st Dec

Spin London and the London Coffee Festival are teaming up for a new collaboration, a Christmas shopp »

Documentary photo series ’24hr society’ : Looking for people to photograph

Dear people of Dalston,For a documentary project (photo series) I'm looking for people that work nig »

Dalston Children’s Festival 25th May

Get ready for Dalston Children’s Festival! We’re taking over Dalston from Saturday 25 May all the wa »

LCR Police Station closure

It looks like the police station on LCR will be closing, I really had hoped it would stay open espec »

Hammer & Tongue April 2nd @ The Victoria Dalston

Live Spoken Word at The Victoria for a mere £5. This month a spectacular line-up. Touring from »

Hunt and Darton Café

Like many others I’m always keen to see a new place to get a good flat white in the area and so was happy to see Hunt and Darton Café appear on Lower Clapton Road. Some further investigation showed that it was more than your average cafe, but instead a project set up by artists with an interesting take on transparency in business. I spoke to Jenny Hunt and Holly Darton to find out more. Who ... »

Hackney Coffee, Yeah! The foursquare list

Hackney Coffee, Yeah! The foursquare list

The yeah! Hackney foursquare coffee list is over here:  »

Paper and Cup, Shoreditch Paper and cup is a new cafe in Shoreditch at 18 Calv »

espresso hut

am an espresso lover. espresso hut IS the best. have tried every cafe in hackney, & i can get te »

Eggs Milk Butter: A new comic and coffee shop


yeah! Hackney inspired coffee map

I’ve started off a yeah! Hackney inspired coffee map: »

Real Nappies for London is looking for volunteers for the London Green Fair on 9th & 10th of June.


Woo hoo! Another newsletter on it’s way to 574 people!

Woo hoo! Another newsletter on it's way to 574 people! Details of our Nappy Natter/ working lunch th »

We need you to help spread the word!!

This is your chance to make a difference, change the political debate and make the world a better pl »

Shoreditch Bridge Portraits


Spaced Up in Hackney Wick

Sad to say after nearly three months of trying to get our deposit back we are going to have to start »

next meetup for gay women in East London, 28 April

The Fringe film fest ( is almost over, and next on the queer agenda is an »

Desk Space available at Mentmore Studios



So the guerilla knitting that greeted visitors to Town Hall Square made for a bright and unexpected »

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