Accommodation in London: East London

Finding a place to live in London can be a challenge at times; but never fear, we've put together some tips, tricks and location information to help make the process easier for you!

Finding a place to live in London can be a challenge at times; but never fear, we've put together some tips, tricks and location information to help make the process easier for you!


Shoreditch is an inner city district in the historic east end of London and modern Central London lying immediately to the north of the City of London. Weekdays are quiet and weekends are wild due to its huge variety of pubs, bars, and restaurants; some of the best in all of London! Shoreditch has everything from antiques to food and fashion.

Shoreditch is a borough where empty buildings are canvases and hidden treasures are abundant. It is truly trendy, artistic, vibrant, and a hub of creativity. It also boasts a large amount of pubs, bars, restaurants, clubs, and little cafes. You’re sure to have a great time in Shoreditch!

Transportation Connections

• Underground: Shoreditch High Street, Old  Street, and Liverpool Street stations served by the District, Circle, and Central lines
• Rail: National Rail services available

Things to Do in Shoreditch

• Spitalfields Market
• Graffiti Walk
• Boxpark Mall
• Brick Lane Market
• Great Eastern Street aka an outdoor gallery
• Head to The Shoreditch for fondue and crazy awesome drink specials during their daily happy hour!
• Vintage clothing shops
• Visit Brick Lane and the curry mile which has the most curry restaurants on one street than any other in the world
• Visit the Brick Lane Beigel Bake; open 24 hours!


Hackney/Dalston is an area in north-east London, England. The area is identified as one of 35 major centres in greater London. Its main shopping street is Kingsland High Street and offers a broad range of shops, cafes, and restaurants. It’s a historic area and its timelessness clearly shines through.

Hackney and Dalston are hipster areas with 19th century architecture. It’s incessantly edgy, quirky, and full of world-class coffee shops. It is filled to the brim with creativity, design studios, and new styles and themes that make you stop and say, “Wait, what?” Hackney/Dalston is also an area chocked-full of clubs, pubs, markets, restaurants, independents, and plenty else in between.

Transportation Connections

• Underground: Manor House served by the  Piccadilly line
• Rail: National Rail services available
• Bus: 30, 38, 48, 55, 56, 67, 76, 106, 149, 236,  242, 243, 254, 276, 277 and 488, and at nights  149, 242, 243, 277, N38 and N76

Things to Do in Hackney/Dalston

• London Fields Park
• Dalston Roof Park
• Sip a tremendous cup of coffee Climpson & Sons
• Broadway Market
• Abundant pubs and bars
• Dalston Culture House
• Hackney Empire
• Popular restaurants including Rotorino, Advisory, Lardo, and Green Papaya, Floyd’s, and Tina, We Salute You
• Popular bars and pubs including Railway Tavern, Ruby’s, Wenlock Arms, Prince George, and Hackney Plough


Stratford is a town and district in east London, England. It is located 6 miles (9.7 km) east northeast of Charing Cross and is one of the major commercial and cultural centres in the city. Stratford is the home of the London Olympic Park and is currently experiencing regeneration and expansion due to the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Stratford is a newly revamped borough now bustling with activity ranging from sports and shopping to musical theatre and art galleries. The area provides a fantastic range of shopping, drinking, dining, and fitness activities for people of all ages but especially those in the younger, hipper crowd. A true hospitality hotspot with plenty to do.

Transportation Connections

• Underground: Stratford station served by the  Central  and Jubilee lines
• Rail: Stratford International, Stratford,  Stratford High Street, and Pudding Mill Lane  all served by the DLR (Docklands Light  Railway) and Overground
• Bus: 25, 86, 104, 108, 158, 238, 257, 262, 425,  473, 678, N86

Things to Do in Stratford

• Swim and dive at the London Aquatics Centre
• Take a stroll through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
• Westfield Stratford City; a three-story shopping centre with over 300 shops and storefronts
• Participate or watch a myriad of sports at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre
• Play slots at the UK’s biggest casino can be found at Westfield Stratford City
• Catch a movie at Stratford East Picturehouse
• Take in the spectacular views from the ArcelorMittal Orbit