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WHERE TO EAT & DRINK

Hackney Central is full of amazing places to eat & drink, whether you’re after coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner or an evening drink, here are some of our recommendations for your time at RENAISSANCE.

  • HACKNEY CHURCH BREW CO

    Hackney Church Brew Co, 17 Bohemia Pl, London E8 1DU. Our very own brewery is a must visit while you are RENAISSANCE, a short walk from SAINT Hackney under the railway arches of Bohemia Place. A great selection of beers brewed on site, and amazing food, all in our stunning taproom.

  • THE QUARTER STORE

    The Quarter Store, 358 Mare St, London E8 1HR. Located on the Narrow Way, at the edge of St John at Hackney Church Gardens, the Quarter Store is a SAINT staff favourite – great coffee, incredible pastries and much more.

  • WAVE - We Are Vegan Everything

    WAVE, 11 Dispensary Ln, London E8 1FT. WAVE is on Prodigal Square, right next to Hackney Church House. Everything is Vegan, and the do incredible lunches, coffee, pastries and snacks all day, with great seating and lovely staff.

  • POPHAMS BAKERY

    Pophams Bakery, 197 Richmond Rd, London E8 3NJ. A ten minute walk from SAINT Hackney, Pophams is a Hackney Institution – some of the best pastries in town, stylish lunches, amazing coffee and beautiful seating inside.

  • HACKNEY TAP

    Hackney Tap, 354 Mare St, London ,E8 1HR. Hackney Tap opened in 2020, and occupies the Old Town Hall building on the edge of St John at Hackney Church Gardens. They serve an incredible array of beers, great gyoza and much more. A great spot for a drink in the sunshine.

  • A SLICE OF BLUE

    A Slice of Blue, 43 Lower Clapton Rd, Lower Clapton, London E5 0NS. This is some of the best pizza in East London, a two minute walk from St John at Hackney Church, as well as great beers, wines and cocktails.

  • LUCKY AND JOY

    Lucky And Joy, 95 Lower Clapton Rd, Lower Clapton, London E5 0NP. Lucky and Joy is a three minute walk from SAINT Hackney – award winning original and delicious Chinese food from two top London chefs – this is a great spot for lunch or an evening meal.

  • BLACK CAT CAFE

    Black Cat Cafe, 76A Clarence Rd, Lower Clapton, London E5 8HB. Just a three minute walk from SAINT Hackney, the Black Cat Cafe is an outstanding vegan cafe, doing great lunches at an affordable price, and amazing coffees too.