A great local stopping-off point for a warming hot chocolate or a superlative pie. It also has a pretty unbeatable view of the Olympic stadium. Read more.
"Around the Victoria Park/Lauriston Road junction, you can pick up sensational, forearm-sized hot sausage rolls (£3), enormous scotch eggs and proper pies at upmarket butcher... Read more.
"This Vietnamese canteen near Victoria Park is a real boon for the budget traveller. At lunchtime and early evening you can grab one or two courses for £5.50 or £6.95...." Read more.
"It would be easy to sneer at Railroad, with its Square Mile coffee, tiny radical bookshop and basement arts space... The problem is, Railroad is very good...." Read more.
300 shops, 70 restaurants, 14-screen cinema, bowling alley and casino. There are also three hotels, providing the perfect place to hunker down in after a day pounding the plastic. Read more.
"The emphasis, at Mudra, as at other south Indian specialists, is on the sensitive application of fresh spices, mustard seeds and curry leaves to draw out rounded, delicate flavours..." Read more.
"This neat, modern Polish cafe prides itself on its honest, home-cooked food. Prices are low, portions huge, tables busy..." Read more.
"D'Gaf is a curious concept: a bar, all-day restaurant and performance space that doesn't serve alcohol. Instead, it aims to foster community, friendship and conversation over mocktails...." Read more.
"An experiment in urban living, it is an indoor farm created in an old shop unit. There are herbs, vegetables and salad leaves budding, under special lights, on every available surface..." Read more.