Will you love Hackney Marshes? Our local guide

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People walking on the riversides in London

Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Hackney Marshes is an area of open space in London’s Lower Lea Valley, lying on the western bank of the River Lea. It takes its name from its position on the eastern boundary of Hackney, the principal part of the London Borough of Hackney, and from its origin as an area of true marsh. “

In the city of Hackney Marshes, what kind of things are there to do?

What makes the heart of Hackney Marshes? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs and gyms that exist in Hackney Marshes to help you decide as to whether to move there or not.

What kind of restaurants are there?

Hackney Marshes is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of Hackney Marshes.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Breakfast Club Hackney Wick Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Canalside, Here East, 29 East Bay Lane, London 4.3 977
Papa Johns Pizza 32 A Eastway, London 4.3 134
Scoffs Grill 355-357 Wick Road, London 4.3 390
SOUVLAKILAND 199A Homerton High Street, London 4.3 294
Sabaa Pizza & Grill Sherrin Road, London 4.3 22
Hackney Fried Chicken (HFC) 10 Kingsmead Way, London 4.3 145
Randy’s Wing Bar (Hackney Wick) Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 28 East Bay Lane, Here East, London 4.3 1099
Gotto Trattoria 27 East Bay Lane, London 4.3 636
Kane’s 80 Eastway, London 4.3 1
Backyard Pizza 80 Eastway, London 4.3 13
Smoke & Pepper Waterden Road, London 4.3 N/A
Rose Garden Chinese Takeaway 37 Marsh Hill, London 4.3 73
Rose Garden 37 Marsh Hill, London 4.3 10
La Mela Mediterranean Cuisine in Hackney 25-27 Marsh Hill, London 4.3 446
Soul Taste 75, 89 Wallis Road, London 4.3 25
Hackney Garden 357A Wick Road, Eastway, London 4.3 77
Ocean Blue Clapton Park 10 Gilpin Road, London 4.3 22
Beer Merchants Tap 99 Wallis Road, London 4.3 1014
Zingo Chicken & Pizza 203 Homerton High Street, London 4.3 54
Caribbean Vibes Wallis Road, London 4.3 N/A

Museums & Galleries in the region

Art helps discover an area’s culture. Galleries and museums are great weekend enjoyment and you can find where all the fun is happening by checking out the museum and galleries table for Hackney Marshes below.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
V&V East Storehouse Stratford, London N/A N/A
V&A East Storehouse Stratford, London N/A N/A

Green space in the city of Hackney Marshes

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Hackney Marshes is a good fit for you. Be it for a simple walk or for a casual summer picnic.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

What supermarkets are there?

Out of all the other services in Hackney Marshes, supermarkets are arguably some of the most important. Take a look at the table below that tells you where the nearest supermarkets are so you can do your shppping conveniently. It would be a shame to move somewhere new and not realise some of your favourite stores aren’t nearby in Hackney Marshes.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Waitrose & Partners 366 Holloway Road, London 4.2 1201
Londis 28 Brecknock Road, London 3 41
Sainsbury’s Local 465B Caledonian Road, London 3.3 50
Tesco Express 5-7 Hornsey Street, London 2.8 62
Sainsbury’s Local 311 Holloway Road, London 3 27
Morrisons 10 Hertslet Road, London 3.9 2687
Nisa Local 476 Caledonian Road, London 3.6 106
Sainsbury’s Local 465 Holloway Road, London 2.6 44
Iceland Supermarket Holloway 442/446 Holloway Road, London 4 575
Smart Save Supermarket 2, Hillmarton Terrace, 2 Hillmarton Road, London 1.9 18
Brecknock Supermarket 43 Brecknock Road, London 4 21
Hasret Supermarket Hasret Supermarket, 490 Caledonian Road, London 5 3
Tesco Express Nicolas House, Caledonian Road, London 2.9 40
Tesco Esso Express 196 Camden Road, London 3.4 68
Korkmaz Food Centre 363-365 Holloway Road, London 4.2 86
Lidl 422-434 Holloway Road, London 4.2 819
Ruyam Food Centre 302-304 Holloway Road, London 5 1
U.See.Inn Continental 419, 421 Caledonian Road, London 4.1 104
Onur London Ltd 520 Holloway Road, London 5 1
The Fields N7 10 Campdale Road, London 4.5 22


As Londoners, we cherish our local pubs. Hackney Marshes has some great go-to spots. From smaller, more family run chains to larger pubs like WeatherSpoons, there is a pub for everyone in the area.

Pub name Name Address Description
Coach & Horses 391 High Road Leyton E10 5NA The refurbishment has been tastefully done. A large pub, there are two separate areas, with the main bar at the front and a small bar in the back area which is more of a dining area. There is an outside courtyard with tables. There is food available including a Sunday roast and a Saturday brunch. There are a large number of keg fonts that are in use. There are five hand pumps dispensing four beers and a cider. There is a separate bar in the rear room in the summer. The rear room can also be used as a function room. Very popular on Leyton Orient home games when it is for home fans only – match tickets have to be shown at the door.
Leyton Orient Supporters Club Breyer Group Stadium, Oliver Road, Leyton E10 5NF Usually only open on home match days, and not during the game, this multi award-winning bar is staffed by volunteers. It gets busy but service is swift and efficient. In addition to match days it often opens for England football matches and other events, including brewery takeovers and beer festivals. A small admission charge is sometimes levied for non-club/CAMRA members. Up to 10 cask ales are served along with ciders and a small range of bottles. Local CAMRA branch club of the year 2023
Pepper’s Ghost 777 High Road Leyton E10 5AB Re-branded as an Escape bar in October 2021.This closed June 22. Reverted to Peppers Ghost January 2023. Corner pub with wooden floorboards and leather couches, Limited Caribbean Food offering. Application from Star Pubs & Bars Limited to change the name to Prince of Wales and to open from 8am for breakfast, coffee and tea. Representations no later than 14 June 2023.
William the Fourth 816 High Road Leyton Leyton E10 6AE Large Victorian corner pub with many original features. The single bar is to the right of a large seating area, with extra seating in the rear non-serving bar. This has been refurbished and reopened by Rose pubs. Kitchen currently being run by El Food Brothers. Real ale should be available most of the time but there will be occasions when they are between casks.

What kind of gyms are there in Hackney Marshes?

In Hackney Marshes, using the public parks is not for everyone. Finding out if you are able to attend a local gym or leisure centre nearby may be a good idea if you are trying to move to the area perhaps for permanent residency.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

The facilities you might need in Hackney Marshes

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Hackney Marshes name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Post offices in the area of Hackney Marshes

Looking for convenient parcel handling? Having a nearby post office is the optimal solution. Beyond standard postal services, the post offices in Hackney Marshes can be found by checking out the table below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Postbox 33 Eastway, London 5 1
Rushmore Road Post Office & Square Food Centre 195-197 Rushmore Road, London 4.3 41

In Hackney Marshes, what tube and train stations are nearby?

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in Hackney Marshes to help find the optimal area for you. It could be that you don’t mind walking or it could be that public transport is necessary for you to get around.


What schools are nearby in Hackney Marshes?

Having a nearby school is ideal when relocating. Below is a list of schools located within Hackney Marshes

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Gainsborough Primary School Berkshire Road, London 3.3 13
Immerse Swimming – Olympic Park The Trampery on the Gantry, 1 Waterden Road, London 5 4
eMathsMaster 14 East Bay Lane, Here East, Plexal The Press Centre, London 5 1
Daubeney Childrens Centre Daubeney Road, London 4.8 4
Clapton Park Children’s Centre 161 Daubeney Road, London 4.6 10
Children’s Centre at Gainsborough Berkshire Road, London 5 3
Boram Choi 1B Trafalgar Mews, London N/A N/A
Daubeney Nursery 10 Daubeney Road, London N/A N/A
Daubeney Primary School Daubeney Road, London 5 7
Kingsmead Primary School Kingsmead Way, London 4.4 9
Get Along Gang Playgroup Concorde Youth Centre, Kingsmead Way, London 4 4
Mabley Edible Gardeners Homerton Road, London N/A N/A
Apex – Young People & Families Community Organisation (ALH) Wally Foster Community Centre, Homerton Road, London 5 26
Yousuf Football 152 Mabley Street, London N/A N/A
East Wick Kids Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East Wick + Sweetwater Development, 19 Tandy Place, London 5 9
Mossbourne Riverside Primary Academy East Bay Lane, London 4.1 11
MEplace HQ 99 Wallis Road, London N/A N/A

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Hackney Marshes

Hackney Marshes has 1 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Kingsmead Medical Centre 4 Kingsmead Way, London 3.2 50

What kind of things are there to do in the city of Hackney Marshes?

It could be that Hackney Marshes has a lively atmosphere with many activities happening and there are ways to find this out. To discover what to do in your area, we recommend looking at sites like Timeout that list weekly events in Hackney Marshes. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in Hackney Marshes. Also, knowing what’s available in Hackney Marshes and where helps when getting to know a new place. That’s why we made a map with property price info from this article to simplify your search.

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