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Where to Eat in East London


East London is home to some of the city’s most dynamic restaurants, to snug boltholes proffering exciting wines and creative small plates served across the counter, to brave tasting menu concepts that push the envelope of what fine dining in 2022 can look like. Whether you’re looking for a night out in Shoreditch or looking to discover a neighbourhood gem in Dalston or Hackney, here’s where to go in October during London Restaurant Festival.


Each month, Resy brings you our pick of 10 restaurants we love — the restaurants you should have on your radar — from the new to the tried-and-true, plus a few surprises. Read previous editions of the Hit List here, and receive the list on the first of each month via email here.