Food & drink

Fresh Sushi @ Blushi

You can buy yummy fresh homemade sushi and sashimi from BLUESHI with fish provided »

NOW BOOKIN: Foraging in Abney Park workshop, pay by donation, 28th July

Jason Irving leads a wak arounf Abney Park showing us the abundance if wild food avaliable on our do »

Ital Food Cookery

Learn how to eat like Bob Marley, Iil Wayne and Turbulence et al with Michie One and Made In Hackney »

Hackney Free Food Group: Help stop Hackney food poverty

Food waste is a major issue. We throw away 7.2 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every »

Isle of Olive – New Shop in London Fields

We just opened our shop in London Fields!!! 6c Ada Street E8 4QU (off Broadway Market)http://www.fac »

Head Chef needed for an exciting new venture in Clapton, E5

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a strong Sous Chef or Head Chef to work on an exciting new ve »

Clapton Pot – 30th June

Hi everyone, the Clapton Pot supper club is back again. Who's up for the next dinner on 30th June? B »

A Very Special Invitation from the Vinvixen! Free Food and Wine Tasters! 7th June

A very special invitation to Dalston's newest and most curious hangout! Join us for a weekend o »

Raw Duck (from Duck Soup folk) opening in Hackney Central

Raw Duck will be opening in Hackney Central (next to Cirrik on Amhurst Rd) in late June - it's going »

Open Day at The Five Points Brewing Co.: 6 July 2013

Hello, everyone.  »

Shelter from the Storm Benefit Sat 15 June Torriano pub

Various Hackney associates involved in this charity gig:  »

Support young people selling pizza at Eastern Curve gardens, Thursday 6th June

Thursday 6th June at Dalston Eastern Curve Gardens 2:30 - 4pm A group of young people aged 14-1 »


Comp call out #shoreditch every 10th unique registration on our website »

Sat 8th June Scared To Dance (club) at Moustache Bar DJs Ballboy

Scared To Dance returns to the Moustache Bar in Stoke Newington! There's a Facebook event for this a »

Strongroom Beer (and cheese) festival 5th-9th June


Make to Sell Intensive Week-end Course

Want to start a small food business but don’t know where to start? A good cook but not sure how to t »

Hackney Wicked Festival is back 16th-18th August

PRESS RELEASE: Friday 17 May 2013The Olympic dust has settled.Life has returned to »

Clapton Pot – 2nd June

The Clapton Pot is back again! »

Film Screening at Lumiere Thursday 23rd May 8:30pm

Encounters With The Obscure is back on the 23rd May at 8:30pm with a screening »

Supperclubs welcome here!

Hi We at Carlton London Cafe are looking for hosts of supperclubs to come in and use our cafe t »

Cocktail masterclass at the Drunken Monkey

\From classic Mojito’s to our signature drinks like Shanghai Slings all of these are overseen by »

Hackney Real Nappy Network Nappucino Next Friday 17 May!

When Fri, 17 May, 10:00 – 10:30Where Education Room, 2nd Floor, Dalston CLR James Library, 60 Rosebe »

Stand Up Tragedy @Hackney Attic 17th May

Come down to Stand Up Tragedy at Hackney Attic- Friday the 17th of May, 7:30. It's fun. I promise.&n »

being there 7th – 16th June

A two part group show exploring traces of presence curated by Jillian Knipe. Part One features insta »

The Gin Garden workshops 25th – 31st May

\The Gin Garden’s Bombay Sapphire Botanical Experience will take guests on an imaginative journe »

Clapton Tram Depot yard sale/giveaway Sat. 11 May 4pm+

yard sale/giveaway  4pm +studio 2238-40 Upper Clapton Rdstudio 22 is upstairs (stairs at either end »

Tram Depot yard sale/giveaway Sat. 11 May 4pm+

yard sale/giveaway  4pm +studio 2238-40 Upper Clapton Rdstudio 22 is upstairs (stairs at either end »

100 cakes – cake and book sale fundraiser for Free Cakes for Kids Hackney 19th May

Calling all cake and/or cook book lovers! Some of you may have heard of Free Cakes for Kids Hackney »

Indian Vegetarian food delivered to your door

Hello Hackney foodies! :-) I'm cooking and delivering delicious Indian vegetarian food in the H »

FREE brunch this sunday and the smells of Mexico City…

If you're one for the tacos, quesadillas and big, bad burritos then this exhibition has your name al »

Spanish Group Lessons

Hi there! This might won't be veeery social, but I though some of you might be interested...&nb »

Gluten free hackney? Suggestions please

hiya does anybody know any gluten free cafes/restaurants in Hackney/Dalston.  Mate is coming ov »

Tins for Tasters 30th April @ The Prince Arthur

The Prince Arthur has teamed up with one of their favourite local charities, »

Beagle new restaurant in Hoxton

Popped my head in here today and they've done a great job on the conversion of the arches under Hoxt »

Stories: A new venue on Broadway Market

Stories is a new venue joining Hackney’s Broadway Market on the location of the former Market House Pub, I caught up with creative director Heather Lawton to find out more.  What is Stories? A bar, kitchen and gallery teaming daytime brunching and delicious cocktails with a programme of special events and contemporary art. Who is behind the project? Mothership Group – we’re an independ... »

What’s Cooking? A social enterprise for young people

Hackney is full of amazing people doing amazing projects that are making a real difference, I caught up with Lucy Moorehead to find out more about a project she is involved in running called What’s Cooking? What is What’s Cooking? It’s a social enterprise that gets young people working in the real world. Young people learn how to cook delicious, healthy food and how to run a cafe... »

April’s Clapton Pot


South African Supper Club near Hackney Central 26th/27th April

The Shebeen Queen, a caterer of South African Cuisine, is hosting a South Africa Freedom day supper »

Now booking: Some Like It Hot! Organic Cooking Workshop 11th May

Love the hot and spicy flavours of international cuisine? Passionate about local food and environmen »

Gremio de Dalston, new tapas bar

Looks like Antic are due to open a new Hackney venue with Gremio de Dalston Tapas bar, reported as o »