Hoxton and Shoreditch are fast becoming the coolest sports in London. Both are just a short walk from Old Street Tube station, a five-minute Tube ride from London Bridge on the northern line. You can also get to the area by an over ground trip to Shoreditch High Street station. If you are visiting London this summer make sure that these areas are on your hit list.
Every area in London has its best bits and the places below are not to be missed! Check them out next time you are in town.
The Brick Lane Beigel
You’ll need a light refreshment and carb pick me up before you hit the shops. Without a doubt this places sells the best salt beef bagel in London is served up on Brick Lane. The “white shop” Beigel Bake or the “yellow shop” Beigel Shop it’s really up to you!? You have plenty of time to visit as both shops are open 24 hours a day.
Queen of Hoxton
The Queen of Hoxton may be a major throwback moment, but we promise you there aren’t many better places to spend a night out. You won’t miss the Queen of Hoxton on Curtain Road as its extremely popular with the local crowd. Inside this treasure chest of goodness you will find ping pong, a retro arcade machine, their mini club in the basement or their restaurant on the roof.
The best place for a night out on this side of London for sure. Bar hop and have a great time and not even leave Hoxton Square. Cool food, cocktails and beverages, you will find it hard to pick with all of the unique interiors in the city, Hoxton Square has all the ingredients for a perfect night out.
The Orange Buffalo
The name says it all. If you are a hot sauce fiend, then you will not find better buffalo wings in London. The Orange Buffalo in the Truman Brewery Car Park serves up some delicious options and people travel from all over London to get their fix. Again they have four levels of sauces starting at the sensible Original and ending with Viper, which means your friends have to tag along.
This Shop Rocks
This shop is what vintage dreams are made of. If tidy shops are your idea of hell then you are in for a treat as nothing is in place here. Londoners say that This Shop Rocks has more character than any other shop on Brick Lane, not to be missed on your Shoreditch trip.
Columbia Road Flower Market
You will be able to smell Columbia Road Flower Market from a mile off, it is glorious. If you are love flowers and want some fresh new Instagram pictures, then this is the perfect location for you. There is something for at this market a number of shops and boutiques. If you like your Instagram looking on point there is definitely an opportunity for some street photography.