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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.