Street food, craft beer and ice-cold cocktails are the order of the day at East London’s newest cultural destination, Hackney Bridge Kitchens. Hackney Bridge, which opened in the summer, is now home to a huge indoor hall ft a number of new sensational street food traders. No booking required, simply rock up and tuck into a variety of tasty AF dishes. 

Hackney Bridge Kitchens: Eat and Drink

Purveyors of mouth-watering West indies hot Bakes, Bakes N Stuffingz, is on-site with their traditional St.Lucian coal pot, serving jerk pork, jerk chicken and even jerk pulled jackfruit. For fans of fresh, healthy and supremely tasty seafood,  Simply Hooked dishes up everything from ceviche to Sri Lankan spiced fish and chips.

Japanese soul food experts Rainbo, famed for their homemade gyoza and hirata bao buns, have opened their fourth site in the dining hall, and for vegan visitors, Hanoi Chay offers delicious plant-based Vietnamese dishes like rice boxes and banh mi. In search of the best South Indian street food? Tamila serves flavour-packed curries and flakey layered roti as part of their menu. On top of all the new offerings, two of Hackney Bridge’s favourite traders, Filigrillz and Made In Puglia, have made the move into the Kitchens, serving up authentic Filipino flame-grilled meats and classic Neapolitan pizzas, respectively.

Drinks in Hackney Bridge Kitchens come courtesy of The Hangar, a micropub and cocktail bar, offer refreshing craft beers and ice-cold serves. And… it’s 2 for 1 drinks Tuesday and Wednesday on house beers, wine, single spirits and cocktails.

As well as offering an impressive food and drinks selection, Hackney Bridge also plays host to a wide variety of events throughout the year, including workshops, classes, markets, DJ nights and live music. To see the full event schedule, click here.