LONDON EVENTS – 12 reasons to visit Spitalfields E1


  1. Liberty Cheesesteak Company

Fancy opting for something a little different this lunchtime? Try the Liberty Cheesesteak Company for the first and only authentic Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches in London, and be transported to the American East coast with a single bite.

  1. The Duck Truck

Alternatively, hit The Duck Truck for some truly inspiring street food and try one of its speciality duck wraps. Created using long-perfected cooking techniques and delicious sauce recipes, these wraps certainly use this mouth-watering poultry to its full potential.


  1. Crosstown Doughnuts

If it’s a super-sweet tooth you’re looking to satisfy, Crosstown Doughnuts could well be the place for you. Its innovative recipe produces a lip-smacking iced doughnut with a denser crumb and a slight chew, whilst still remaining light and fluffy.



  1. Nude Coffee Roasters

Drop by the newest addition to the Spitalfields E1 family Nude Coffee Roasters, for a cup of their famous ‘East blend’ coffee. Bought direct from the coffee farms, this ethical little shop aims to bring the highest quality coffee to Londoners using the most eco-friendly roaster on the market.

  1. The Grocer

If you’re after something with even more of a kick, why not try one of the finest selections of wine and ale in the area at The Grocer. Whether you sit back, relax and enjoy the truly spectacular terrace area, or tuck into a delicious range of gastropub food, this charming venue has your summer evenings sorted.


  1. Barber Barber

With great beard comes great responsibility, so make sure you show yours some love at Barber Barber with a bespoke beard trim, or even a traditional cut throat close shave to stay looking sharp.


  1. London Tea Exchange

If you’re a serial tea drinker, visit The London Tea Exchange for a quintessentially British tea tasting session and experience a selection of over 300 varieties of premium tea.

  1. Konditor and Cook

You can also book yourself onto a cake workshop with the Konditor and Cook Cake School to learn the culinary secrets behind their legendary cakes and brownies.

  1. Spitalfields Tea Dance

Join the acclaimed New Covent Garden Dance Orchestra in a feast of popular tea dance classics throughout the summer, and experience the renowned Spitalfields Tea Dance. Grab a partner and join in or simply marvel from the sidelines, as Londoners release their inhibitions and come together for a spot of foxtrot, quickstep and cha cha in the open air market. Bring along your dancing shoes on the last Wednesday of each month until September to get involved in the fun.
Wednesday 31 August
Wednesday 28 September


  1. Cross+Brokenhearted Cards

Ever find that high-street retailer gift cards can never quite express your true feelings? Don’t hold back with a card from Cross+Brokenhearted Cards. These wickedly unapologetic gift cards for grown-ups cover a full spectrum of feelings; chose from over 200 designs and tell that certain someone exactly what you’re thinking.

  1. Elements in Nature

Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind piece of jewellery inspired by natural forms and made entirely from organic and recycled materials from quirky market retailer Elements in Nature.

  1. Yildiz and I

If visiting on the weekend, be sure to pay a visit to Yildiz and I to get your hands on a unique upcycled bag, handcrafted from vintage leather jackets and cleverly incorporating original features such as studs and zips as surface decoration.