Things to do in East Village London

As the former Athlete’s Village in the 2012 Olympic Games, East Village London has become a popular spot for living, dining and relaxing.
Within walking distance of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, IQL and Stratford International Station, it’s a hub of activity and the perfect place for anyone commuting into the city.
Keep reading to find out what it’s like to live in the area and why you should add it to your list of places to explore.


It’s easy to see why East Village is a popular place to live. With a range of shops, markets and independent businesses you can find everything you need without facing the hustle and bustle of the city.
Our favourites include The Bread Shop, Ted’s Veg and East Village Market – the perfect places to stock up on fresh produce for your next dinner party or picnic.
Explore the area and find more things to do in East Village London here.


Home to a multitude of independent restaurants and cafes, your taste buds will be spoilt for choice.

If you’re looking for something a little different, why not join one of the local East Village Supper Clubs? You’ll have the chance to sample menus from some of the best restaurants and cafes in the area including Signorelli and Darkhorse.
East Village London are also host to the Cheese and Beer Fest on the 28th September, including 20 independent brewers and cheesemongers, lawn games, face painting and live DJs.


East Village London is host to regular events and activities. Whether you’re living in the area or stopping by for a visit, there’s always something happening.
Past events have included the After-Hours concerts, a summer fete, clothes drive and Easter Egg hunt. They’ve even welcomed well-known faces such as Sofie Hagen and Megan Beech to celebrate International Women’s Day. Keep your eyes peeled on the area’s website to see more things to do in East Village London


Fancy moving to one of the most popular areas of London? East Village is fast becoming known as “London’s Hippest Postcode” and is the place to be for young professionals and families alike.
From studio flats to 5-bedroom homes, you’ll find the perfect space to call your own just seven minutes from Kings Cross station.

As well as being close to the city centre, the greenery of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is also on your doorstep – you’ll truly have the best of both worlds.
Already live in the area? You can find out which Olympian lived in your home using this handy tool