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Pubs & Bars
We can guarantee the perfect cosy evening in the pub or a fun night at the bar with our recommendations. We’ve rounded up some of the best spots in Stratford and East London.
1 Maryland Point, E15 1PF
Cart & Horses
Credited as having been the birthplace of rock legends Iron Maiden, this long-established pub attracts a lively crowd especially for its live rock events on Friday and Saturday nights.
47 Broadway, E15 4BQ
King Edward VII
The King Eddie is a traditional 19th century British pub and retains much of its original character and features including tiled walls and open fireplaces. The pub serves a wide range of unusual British beers and the food menu offers pub classics such as sausage and mash to more modern dishes like salt and pepper squid.
265b High Road, E10 5QH
Leyton Technical
Leyton Technical is located in the old Town Hall, which is only a couple of hundred yards down the road from Leyton Underground station on the High Road. It offers an extensive range of Cask Marque real ales on eight hand pumps, real cider, a selection of bottled craft beers, seven premium lagers and a wide array of wines and spirits, as well as home-made hot and cold bar snacks.
111 Lauriston Road, E9 7HJ
Royal Inn on the Park
Located at the entrance to Victoria Park this large Victorian pub offers a broad choice of beers, wines and spirits and a varied pub menu including a roast on Sunday.
312 Montfichet Road, E20 1ET
Sky Bar at Aspers
This glamorous bar has an open roof terrace and offers unbeatable views across the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and beyond. The drinks list is extensive and includes fine wines, premium champagnes and a selection of classic and signature cocktails.
Montfichet Road, E20 1EE
Tap East
A must for beer lovers this brewpub features many of Tap East’s own creations including its East End Mild and Coffee in the Morning as well as a broad range of other British and International cask beers.
Montfichet Road, E20 1GL
The Cow
This modern British pub is the perfect place to unwind with a drink whilst enjoying the impressive views of the London Stadium. The food menu offers a broad choice of dishes from roast duck to lobster sandwiches as well as a roast on Sundays.
162 Victoria Park Road, E9 7JN
The Lauriston
More than just a pub, The Lauriston offers a varied programme of events from live music on Sundays to a weekly karaoke session. Renowned for its homemade stone baked pizzas, it also runs the ‘Lauriston Pizza in the Park’ delivery service on the weekend and Bank holidays (weather permitting), collecting orders from visitors in the park and then delivering the pizzas on the deli bike.
43 Morgan Street, E3 5AA
The Morgan Arms
This popular pub focuses on serving up delicious Modern European food within relaxed surroundings. The décor is shabby-chic with big comfy sofas and mismatched tables and chairs making this a perfect place to unwind with friends.
133 High Street, E15 2RB
The Print House Bar
Enjoy a drink on the large outdoor terrace at this great neighbourhood restaurant and bar set in a converted warehouse next to the Strand East Tower.
131 Angel Lane, E15 1DB
The Railway Tavern
This traditional British pub has been run by the same family for four decades and is a favourite with the locals. The restaurant serves up homemade food with a focus on locally sourced ingredients and a recent refurbishment has seen the addition of a 9-bedroom hotel.
640 High Road, E11 3AA
The Red Lion
The emphasis is on the beer at this friendly neighbourhood pub, with ale from local, regional and micro breweries showcased here. 10 handpumps serve up beers from the UK and then there is an extensive range of craft beer from around the world. The pub also boasts one of the largest pub gardens in Leytonstone. Free cinema every Tuesday night!
Gerry Raffles Square, E15 1BN
Theatre Royal
This is a great place to relax with a drink before a show or to spend a night with friends sampling the award-winning Caribbean food and the live events and DJs that are a regular fixture. All bar events are free and there is a happy hour on food and drink every day between 5pm and 6.30pm.
13 Broadway, E15 4BQ
Ye Olde Black Bull
Ye Olde Black Bull is a traditional pub serving great beer and a reasonably priced menu.