The Hoxton Shoreditch is one of London's Shoreditch.

1. The Hoxton Shoreditch

Hotel · Hackney · 81 Great Eastern St. (at Old St.), London, Greater London We loved the complimentary Pret-a-Manger brown bag breakfast delivered to your room each morning with orange juice, banana, and a granola yogurt. Read more.

Beach Blanket Babylon is one of London's Shoreditch.

2. Beach Blanket Babylon

Cocktail Bar · Tower Hamlets · 19-23 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, Greater London The crowd is late 20- to 40-somethings who like upscale clubbing in trendy destinations. These are the people dialed into the London scene. Read more.

The Commercial Tavern is one of London's Shoreditch.

3. The Commercial Tavern

Pub · Spitalfields and Banglatown · 142-144 Commercial St (Wheler St), Shoreditch, Greater London Our scout went solo comfortably. The next table over had two bikers, the bar had a local off work from Smithfield Market, and other tables had hipsters (with one taking care of a Weimaraner). Read more.

Lounge Lover is one of London's Shoreditch.

4. Lounge Lover

Cocktail Bar · Tower Hamlets · 1 Whitby St, Shoreditch, Greater London There’s a sensuous tone to the entire lounge, from the potent cocktail list to the luxuriously baroque ambiance. Read more.

The Albion is one of London's Shoreditch.

5. The Albion

Café · Shoreditch · 2-4 Boundary St, Shoreditch, Greater London Since the attached Boundary Hotel is the hotspot, Albion is a good spot for solo dining, especially if you’re planning to bring a laptop or book and linger. (There’s complimentary Wi-Fi available.) Read more.

Tayyabs is one of London's Shoreditch.

6. Tayyabs

Indian Restaurant · 83-89 Fieldgate St, Whitechapel, Greater London Tayyabs serves huge portions of delicious Pakistani eats on the cheap–what's not to love? Great for a hearty and rambunctious meal with a gang of friends. Read more.

St. John Bread and Wine is one of London's Shoreditch.

7. St. John Bread and Wine

Restaurant · Tower Hamlets · 94-96 Commercial St, Spitalfields, Greater London The food is divine, and they make intimidating offerings like offal interesting and easy to eat. The best British food in town. Note: The kitchen closes 4:00pm-6:00pm on weekends. Read more.

Geffrye Museum is one of London's Shoreditch.

8. Geffrye Museum

History Museum · Hackney · 136 Kingsland Rd (at Pearson St), London, Greater London This fascinating museum borders a lovely garden that is family friendly with musical acts (when we visited, a Caribbean group–with steel drums–were contributing to the happy summer atmosphere). Read more.

Dennis Severs' House is one of London's Shoreditch.

9. Dennis Severs' House

Museum · Spitalfields and Banglatown · 18 Folgate St, London, Greater London This house is based around a fictitious Huguenot family with the last name of Jervis. Each room shows the lives of this family in different time periods. We almost felt as though we were trespassing. Read more.

Old Spitalfields Market is one of London's Shoreditch.

10. Old Spitalfields Market

Flea Market · Tower Hamlets · 16 Horner Sq, Spitalfields, Greater London We love it on Sundays–there are treasures to be had at the open stalls if you have time for browsing and bargaining your way through the teeming crowds. We also enjoy Fridays' art and fashion market. Read more.