Is Shacklewell a nice place to live in?

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Shacklewell is a small locality to the east of Roman Ermine Street, in the London Borough of Hackney. “

How’s the local life around Shacklewell

It could be that Shacklewell 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 Shacklewell. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in Shacklewell. Also, knowing what’s available in Shacklewell 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.

What type of amenities may you need in Shacklewell?

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

Health amenities that are in Shacklewell

Shacklewell has 4 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
Mildmay Medical Practice 2A Green Lanes, London 3 81
Elexus Clinique de Greffe de Cheveux Turquie, Istanbul 30 Stoke Newington High Street, London N/A N/A
Beechwood Medical Centre 86, 86a Dalston Lane, London 3.2 67
Church of Cosmo Maple Court, 158 Dalston Lane, London N/A N/A

What schools are nearby in Shacklewell?

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Bath House 76 Shacklewell Lane, London 5 2
The Petchey Academy Shacklewell Lane, London 3.3 61
Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form Clissold Road, London 4.6 17
Knit with attitude 127 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.9 121
De Beauvoir Primary School Beechwood Road, London 4.5 8
St Matthias Church of England Primary School Wordsworth Road, London 4.3 12
Horizon School 85A Palatine Road, London 5 1
Enrique Galassi Double Bass Music Tuition 118 Milton Grove, London 5 3
The Garden School Wordsworth Road, London 3.6 7
Music Tutors 4 You 1 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4 1
Excel Centres 95 Stoke Newington Road, London 3.9 7
The Alberonius Foundation 130 Stoke Newington Road, London N/A N/A
Halley House School 52-58 Arcola Street, London 4 2
Little Stars Nursery N16 Limited 58 Allen Road, London 5 25
The Children’s House School King Henry’s Walk, London 5 4
Pete Lee (MA JAZZ) – Piano Tuition Radnor Villas, 45B King Henry’s Walk, London N/A N/A
Little Yum Yums Nursery Colvestone Crescent, London N/A N/A
Yoga, meditation and mindfulness with Isabell 0 Evering Road, London 5 1
Hackney Care For Kids 61 Evering Road, London 5 4
Franklin Scholars 18 Ashwin Street, London 2.3 3

Post offices in the area of Shacklewell

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages easy. In a post office you can do things like exchange currency, post your packages, buy everyday items and even redirect your mail. It is likely you will use one at some point if you were to move in to the area so we have compiled the post offices nearby in a table below so you know if this area is the right place for you.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Green Lanes (137) Post Office 137 Green Lanes, London 3.6 45
Post Office Dalston 120 Kingsland High Street, London 2.1 88
Post box Stoke Newington Road, London 5 1
Newington Green Road Post Office 113 Newington Green Road, London 4.9 100
Post Box 76 Petherton Road, London 0 0
Post Box 165 Sandringham Road, London 0 0
Stoke Newington Post Office & UOE Store 150-152, Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 187

Tube & Train stations nearby Shacklewell

Most prefer transit within a 10-15 minute walk and if there aren’t public connections nearby then this could be something that takes down the price of property or can even deter people from moving in to Shacklewell entirely. Here is a table below so you can see where these connections are for yourself.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Dalston Kingsland United Kingdom 3.9 65
Dalston Junction United Kingdom 4.2 98
Rectory Road Evering Road, London 3.8 22

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

What makes the heart of Shacklewell? 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 Shacklewell to help you decide as to whether to move there or not.

Supermarkets in Shacklewell

Grocery shopping is something that people do all the time, so it would make sense to want to find out where the nearest shopping centres are in your area. In Shacklewell, Take a look at the major supermarkets nearby, so you know where to go grocery shopping if you are to make this place your home.

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The types of restaurants

Shacklewell 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 Shacklewell.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Dalston Jazz Bar 4 Bradbury Street, London 4.3 387
Dalston Superstore 117 Kingsland High Street, London 4.3 501
Mangal 1 10 Arcola Street, London 4.3 1420
The Best Turkish Kebab 125 Stoke Newington Road, London 4.3 1804
The Railway Tavern N16 2 Saint Jude Street, London 4.3 409
The Londesborough 36 Barbauld Road, London 4.3 588
Stone Cave Restaurant & Bar 111 Kingsland High Street, London 4.3 945
Mangal 2 Restaurant 4 Stoke Newington Road, London 4.3 870
Aziziye Restaurant 117-119 Stoke Newington Road, London 4.3 1346
The Hunter S 194 Southgate Road, London 4.3 595
Voodoo Ray’s 95 Kingsland High Street, London 4.3 818
The Prince The Princec, 59 Kynaston Road, London 4.3 538
Subway 519 521 And, 523 Kingsland Road, London 4.3 122
Devran 170, 172 Stoke Newington Road, London 4.3 1056
CheMen Cafe & Restaurant 85 Stoke Newington Road, London 4.3 309
Viva Dalston 2 Stoke Newington Road, London 4.3 291
Brunswick East 3D, STAMFORD WORKS, Gillett Street, London 4.3 621
Jones & Sons Stamford Works, 3 Gillett Street, London 4.3 624
All Nations Vegan House Farleigh Place, London 4.3 403
Mama Vic’s Plantain Parlour 7 Bradbury Street, London 4.3 48

Pubs in the region

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

Pub name Name Address Description
Axe 18 Northwold Road London N16 7HR Grace Land, operator of the Earl of Essex acquired what was Jan’s Bar to take its portfolio to five sites. The lease was acquired from a private vendor for an undisclosed sum, the freeholder being the Wellington Pub Company. Reopened as Axe in May 2017 with a central bar, an impressive beer list of 3 on cask regularly changing (website has up to date details), 19 on keg and lots of bottles – a very impressive list. No clips but paper details slotted into board on the wall. A welcome change and return although the pub has no signage!
Jolly Butchers 204 Stoke Newington High Street London N16 7HU With its prominent red painted exterior this is a one-room pub with large clear picture windows, and some half-moon upper windows retaining their coloured glass. An unusual mix of church pew seats with prayer book slots around large tables, an open kitchen and a bar featuring up to five cask beers and two ciders/perries at any time (either on handpump or in boxes from the fridge.
Macintosh Ale House 1 Bouverie Rd London N16 0AH The Macintosh Ale House opened in July 2023 as an outlet for beers from the Macintosh Ales brewery. Charles Macintosh is the genial host behind the bar as well as brewing the beer at Orbit brewery in Walworth. Usually two beers are available, the Best Bitter on handpump and the Pale Ale on keg. Later in the year, there are plans for extending the beer range brewed.
Marquis 48 Stoke Newington Road London N16 7XJ Been smartened up outside and a clean up inside. Under the same management as the Prince N16. There are events Upstairs at the Marquis and Downstairs at the Marquis – see their website for full details. As well as beers from ELB (Oct 2022 visit) there is a large range of kegs (Pressure Drop, Deya, 40ft, Northern Monk, Verdant, Tiny Rebel). Yard Sale pizza provide the food.
Railway Tavern Ale House 2 St Jude Street London N16 8JT Following a change of operators (until late 2018 it had been run by the same team that manage The Pineapple, and Tapping The Admiral) the left side of bar was extended with a pizza oven added. The l/h area is now more visible as curtains removed and bar counter servery curves to the left side and rear now around the pizza oven. Fireplace located in a cosy corner. Payment by card only.
Rochester Castle 143-145 Stoke Newington High Street London N16 0NY With some fine tiling in the front section and a large skylight at the back, this is a welcome outlet for cask beer. CAMRA Pub of the Season Autumn 2002. Children’s licence until 20.00 (last food orders an hour before). in existence from 1702 as the Green Dragon and subsequently demolished and rebuilt by Richard Payne from Rochester (hence the name) although it was briefly the Tanners Hall in the 1980s. It is now Wetherspoon’s longest trading pub.
Three Crowns 175 Stoke Newington High Street London N16 0LH 12 Sept 2023 – Now doing cask again. One handpump recently installed. We think they had a refurb this year? Marble Manchester Bitter available.
Mildmay Club & Institute 34 Newington Green Newington Green N16 9PR Update March 2022 – Mildmay club now trialling real ale. Usually from a Thursday evening. Usually a single cask on gravity. New members welcome on Friday evenings.

Green space in the city of Shacklewell

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Shacklewell 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
Butterfield Green 16 Allen Road, London 4.4 297
West Hackney Recreation Ground Evering Road, London 4.3 109
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden 13 Dalston Lane, London 4.8 1667
Danscape Gardens Limited 1D Mildmay Street, London 4.8 19
Kynaston Gardens 2 Kynaston Avenue, London 4.1 24
King Henry’s Walk Garden 11c King Henry’s Walk, London 4.6 83
Newington Green 57 Newington Green, London 4.3 1145
Approach Close 51 Spenser Grove, London 4.5 2
Cloveston conversation 27A Colvestone Crescent, London N/A N/A
Shacklewell Green 124 Shacklewell Lane, London 3.6 10
The Muddy Puddle 142 Albion Road, London 4.9 173
Albion Parade 1 Albion Road, London N/A N/A
West Hackney Gate West Hackney, London N/A N/A
Colvestone conversation 11 Chester Crescent, London N/A N/A
Hackney Downs Community Orchard Downs Road, London N/A N/A
Petherton Green 37 Petherton Road, London 4.6 8
Aden Terrace – New River Path 145 Green Lanes, London 5 1
Evans Close Flower Garden Evans Close, London N/A N/A
Butterfield Park Playground N/A N/A N/A
Yorkshire Grove Play Space N/A N/A N/A

Gyms and leisure centre in the area of Shacklewell

Working from home means more gym time for many. With chains like EasyGym and PureGym, it’s easy to stay fit in Shacklewell.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Petchey Academy Shacklewell Lane, London 4.3 61
Muscleworks Gym 2 3 Tyssen Road, London 4.3 142
Kings Gym 552 Kingsland Road, London 4.3 41
Yoga on the Lane 105 Shacklewell Lane, London 4.3 36
Clissold Leisure Centre 63 Clissold Road, London 4.3 1133
Capoeira Kids Project Woodville Road, Mayville Estate, London 4.3 1
Your Pilates Body Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 N/A
MoreYoga STOKE NEWINGTON BRANCH, 22 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 132
Pilates Dalston, London 4.3 N/A
Fold London Limited 49 Green Lanes, London 4.3 3
Flowing Body Pilates 82 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 67
Evolve Athletic Evolve Athletic Arch, Hackney Downs Studios, 2 Amhurst Terrace, London 4.3 16
Art of Yoga 15 Haven East, 146 Dalston Ln, Hackney, London 4.3 12
Yogahome 14 Allen Road, London 4.3 72
The Old Fire Station Community Centre 61 Leswin Road, London 4.3 6
Legends Gym 6 Ridley Road, London 4.3 97
Finer Fitness Hindle House, Arcola Street, London 4.3 N/A
Kinetic Fitness Arcola Street, London 4.3 36
The Factory 21-31 Shacklewell Lane, London 4.3 99
Disco Barre Studio 21-31 Shacklewell Lane, London 4.3 30

Museums & Galleries

An area thrives through its people and their interactions. Discover Shacklewell through its art scene by exploring galleries, museums, and cultural institutions, providing enjoyable weekend activities and contributing to the vibrant community.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Giants of Albion Pavement mosaic Albion Parade, London N/A N/A
Braille Window 24 Tottenham Road, London 5 1
Clowns Gallery-Museum 2 Cumberland Close, London 4.3 8

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