How is life in Leytonstone? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Leytonstone is an area in East London, England, within the London Borough of Waltham Forest. It adjoins Wanstead to the north-east, Forest Gate to the south-east, Stratford to the south-west, Leyton to the west, and Walthamstow to the north-west, and is 7 miles (11 km) north-east of Charing Cross. “

Some great things about Leytonstone

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Leytonstone has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Leytonstone.

Pubs in the region

As Londoners, we love our local pubs. Leytonstone has great ones to become your new regular spot. Consider these if visiting or moving to the area of Leytonstone.

Pub name Name Address Description
Lock Inn 26 East Bay Lane, Here East London E15 2GW Canal side bar with outside seating. Interior is simple with 8 taps and 2 cask ales. Food is Burgers & pizzas

Gyms and leisure centre in the area of Leytonstone

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Leytonstone easy.

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

What kind of restaurants are there?

Leytonstone is rich in restaurants, from Indian, Chinese or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and the foodies that you may be will surely find what you are looking for.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Walnut Tree – JD Wetherspoon 857-861 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 1765
McDonald’s 865/873 High Road, London 4.3 4630
Kebabish Original (Leytonstone) 755 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 250
Leytonstone Spice 639 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 169
Yat Sing 316 Grove Green Road, London 4.3 139
Panda dim sum Cafe 767 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 596
The Birds 692 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 821
Exceline Restaurant and Catering 529 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 218
Time 2 Eat 63 Bulwer Road, London 4.3 N/A
La Bella Vita 853 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 422
Tex Bites 710 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 275
Chicks 497 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 64
The Chicken Shack The Plough and Harrow, 419 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 1
Singburi 593 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 471
Mum Likes Thai Food (Leytonstone) 682 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 176
Heathcote & Star 344 Grove Green Road, London 4.3 1071
The Olive 25-27 Kirkdale Road, London 4.3 839
Subway 19 Church Lane, London 4.3 123
San Marino Coffee 668 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 792
KFC Leytonstone – High Road 638 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 502

Parks and green spaces in Leytonstone

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Leytonstone offers room to explore and maybe take your dog for a walk.

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 are the range of supermarkets like?

Out of all the other services in Leytonstone, 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 Leytonstone.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Poundland 580-586 Roman Road, Bow, London 3.9 618
Tesco Express 66 Vernon Road, Bow, London 2.8 249
Tesco Express 1-5, Merchants Quarter, Bow, London 2.5 152
Iceland Supermarket London 571-574 Roman Road, Bow, London 3.9 323
Old Ford Supermarket 389 Old Ford Road, Old Ford, London 4.3 34
Inci Food Centre, Roman Road 599 Roman Road, Old Ford, London 4.5 104
Akdeniz Supermarket Roman Road, London 4.5 194
Cornucopia Market Bow Bevan Court, 246 Tredegar Road, Bow, London 4.3 81
Best Food Centre Old Ford 417 Roman Road, Old Ford, London 4.4 103
5th Avenue Unit C, Bow Quarter, Arlington Building, 60 Fairfield Road, Bow, London 4.7 24
Low Cost Supermarket London 367 Mile End Road, London 4.4 25

Galleries and Museums

The vitality of a region is shaped by its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Leytonstone, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

How’s the local life around Leytonstone

There’s always something going on in a vibrant area like Leytonstone. For ideas on activities, check Timeout which updates weekly on local events. We’re including a link to their Leytonstone listings to help you easily find stuff happening soon. A great way to get oriented in a new area is seeing what’s around and where. Our map gathers property price details and other info from this article to give you a snapshot of Leytonstone offerings.

What type of amenities may you need in Leytonstone?

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

How many hospitals, pharmacies and doctors are there in Leytonstone?

Leytonstone has 3 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
Francis Road Medical Centre 94 Francis Road, London 2.4 124
Medazur Medical Clinic 676-678 High Road Leytonstone, Greater, London 4.8 119
Harrow Road GP Practice Health Centre, Triangle House, 2-8 Harrow Road, London 4 892

Tube & Train stations nearby Leytonstone

Train and tube stations in Leytonstone can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Leytonstone High Road High Road, London 4.2 32
Leytonstone Leytonstone Station Underground Ltd, Church Lane, London 4 153

Are there many post offices in the region of Leytonstone?

Nearby post offices simplify sending and getting packages. Leytonstone branches also offer services like money orders and insurance along with mail services. Here they are along with their proximity to the area.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Royal Mail Group 6 Joseph Ray Road, London 3.2 16
Leytonstone Delivery Office Royal Mail Leytonstone Delivery Office, 6 Joseph Ray Road, London 2.9 122
Leytonstone Post Office 21 Church Lane, London 2.5 74
Post box 374 Grove Green Road, London 5 2
Post box Gainsborough Road, London 0 0
Post box 3 Claremont Road, London 0 0

In Leytonstone, what schools are nearby?

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Leytonstone vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Acacia Nursery School Cecil Road, London 5 5
Guitar Access – Guitar Lessons 88 Woodhouse Road, London N/A N/A
George Tomlinson Primary School Harrington Road, London 4 17
Azhar Academy Primary School 470 High Road Leytonstone, London 4 14
London School of Ministry 139 Ashville Road, London N/A N/A
Docklands Day Nursery 26 Fairlop Road, London 4.6 28
Top Mark Tuition Centre 889 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.8 68
Norlington School and 6th Form Norlington Road, London 3 18
Connaught School for Girls Dyers Hall Road South, London 4.6 11
VITAL EET Supplementary School Methodist Church Hall, 296 Cann Hall Road, London N/A N/A
Davies Lane Primary School 74 Davies Lane, London 4.7 12
Little Green Man Nursery 15 Lemna Road, London 3.2 11
Mayville Primary School 79 Lincoln Street, London 3.9 17
Little Sing Song Good Shepherd Studios, Davies Lane, London 5 3
Tutor Doctor Wanstead Loughton Chingford Chigwell 1st Floor, 787 High Road Leytonstone, London 5 2
Connaught School for Girls Annexe 14 Madeira Road, London N/A N/A
Harvey House Nursery Harvey House, 1a Harvey Road, London 5 2
Bruce Music Woodbridge House, 145 Mornington Road, London N/A N/A
Rory Guitar – Best London Guitar Lessons – Leytonstone or Online Tutor Flat 1, 49 Drayton Road, London 5 14
Sunbeams Day Nursery Leytonstone Ltd 10 Bushwood, London 5 6

What else is close by?

You could find your new neighbourhood in an area that is nearby and similar to Leytonstone. Check out some of our other guides on places nearby so you’re sure your ideal place to buy a property isn’t next door.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
West Ham See the guide here
Stratford See the guide here
Forest Gate See the guide here
Hackney Wick See the guide here
Maryland See the guide here
Manor Park See the guide here
Hackney Marshes See the guide here
Cann Hall See the guide here
Temple Mills See the guide here
Leyton See the guide here
Epsom See the guide here
Wanstead See the guide here
Arkley See the guide here
Snaresbrook See the guide here
Walthamstow See the guide here
South Woodford See the guide here
West Ham See the guide here
Stratford See the guide here
Forest Gate See the guide here
Hackney Wick See the guide here
Maryland See the guide here
Manor Park See the guide here
Hackney Marshes See the guide here
Cann Hall See the guide here
Temple Mills See the guide here
Leyton See the guide here
Epsom See the guide here
Wanstead See the guide here
Arkley See the guide here
Snaresbrook See the guide here
Walthamstow See the guide here
South Woodford See the guide here

Are you looking to buy or sell a property in this area? Have a look at our detailed analysis of the postcodes below

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
E15 See our property price guide for E15
E11 See our property price guide for E11

Tell us what you think of Leytonstone

It would be great to hear what you think about Leytonstone. Especially if you live there or have lived there in the past. Your opinion could really help as other people moving in could read this article and I’d also helps us understand you. So, we’d love your opinion of Leytonstone below. Please leave some feedback if you have a moment

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