QUEEN OF HOXTON
Queen of Hoxton is a top Shoreditch bar and club with East London’s finest live music and DJ’s. Offering both a lounge and chill spot option in the form of a games room with a pinball table and foosball table. Looking for something. A little livelier well the Queen offers the best of both wells as the ground floor showcases a basement bar with an intricate blend of window etchings, graffiti, ivy and a landscape of benches, with a large bar serving tantalising cocktails, thirst-quenching lagers and ales on tap and a selection of wines. The venue also boasts a top rooftop bar with a garden, kitchen and BBQ for those who love alfresco drinks with stunning views of London.
LADY DINAH’S CAT EMPORIUM
Taking inspiration from Tokyo, Lady Dinah’s was London’s very first cat café, opening its doors back in 2014. Filled with cute cats, faux-vintage furnishings and plenty of chintzy crockery – this is certainly a Hoxton hotspot! With 13 cats sharing the space, this is a cat lovers paw paradise – offering light meals, sandwiches, salads and bagels, high teas, afternoon teas and a range of mouthwatering pots of tea like chantilly cream tea, or popcorn green tea.
OLD SPITAFIELDS MARKET
Is vintage fashion your thing? Old Spitalfields market is a firm favorite with lots of stalls selling jewelry, retro home furnishings, designer and non-designer clothes and more. There is also an abundance of food options and bars surrounding the market. Even if you don’t feel like buying anything, Spitalfields is just a unique and eclectic part of London to walk around and explore. Let’s not forget your bound to get an IG worthy photo here too!
Hoxton Street Monster Supplies
This intriguing store is part of the Ministry of Stories – an initiative that sees professional writers mentor young people in the art of story writing. Hoxton Street Monster Supplies offers bespoke and everyday items for the living, dead and undead. It works to encourage wild creativity and hopes to transform lives through writing. The shop itself is a direct reflection of the beyond outlandish tone of the workshops and ghoulish treats on offer from the ‘thickest human snot’ to Werewolf biscuits and cubed ‘earwax’. This might just be the strangest shop in London, will you be brave enough to visit?
THE ORANGE BUFFALO
Word on the streets of Hoxton is that, Orange Buffalo serves the BEST buffalo wings in London. Located in the Truman Brewery Car Park with its four levels of sauces to rival Nando’s Peri-scale starting with the sensible Original to the scorching Viper, The Orange Buffalo is undoubtedly one to add to your list of eateries this summer!