A local guide to move in Snaresbrook

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Snaresbrook is a district in the London Borough of Redbridge, in north-east London. It is located 8 miles east of Charing Cross. “

The amenities you might need in Snaresbrook

Below is a list of the places you may want to check out if the area of Snaresbrook. This can really help you out when you are moving to an area or neighbourhood.

Hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in the area of Snaresbrook

Snaresbrook has 6 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
Whipps Cross University Hospital Whipps Cross Road, London 2.8 905
Life Line Screening Shern Hall Methodist Church, Shernhall Street, London N/A N/A
Window to the Womb Walthamstow, London 39 Wood Street, London N/A N/A
Pine Lodge James Lane, London N/A N/A
19 Woodbury Unit NELFT James Lane, London N/A N/A
WXH A&E Whipps Cross Hospital, Whipps Cross Road, London N/A N/A

Schools in and around the area of Snaresbrook

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Forest School Oakhurst Gardens, London 4.1 44
Christian Karlsson Guitar Lessons E17 GUITAR Greenway Avenue, London 5 2
Wanstead Saturday School 2 College Place, London N/A N/A
Jorge Santo Clock House, Wood Street, London N/A N/A
The Village Pre-School E17 48a Greenway Avenue, London 4 4
The Woodside Primary Academy (Whipps Cross Site) Barrett Road, London 3.3 15
Alpha Steps Nursery 89 Vallentin Road, London 4.2 5
St Mary’s Primary School Brooke Road, London 4.4 7
Owls Maths Tuition 7 Oakhurst Gardens, London 5 8
St. Peter’s Preschool Peterhouse centre, London 5 2
Busy Bees at Leytonstone Whipps Cross University Hospital, Whipps Cross Road, London 3.7 9
Julien Lee | Professional Pianist 245 Wood Street, London N/A N/A
Tiny Champs 183 Wood Street, London 4.8 16
Aloba Performers Mentor 8 Fulready Road, London N/A N/A
Actors Coaching International 89 Woodlands Road, London N/A N/A
Elite Sports & Mentoring Ltd 101 Chestnut Avenue South, London N/A N/A
St Mary’s Teaching School 1-63 Brooke Road, London N/A N/A
First Class Learning Walthamstow Library, 1 Wood Street, Troubridge Square, London 5 5
Fair Play Childcare Ltd 10 Waverley Road, London N/A N/A

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Snaresbrook

Train and tube stations in Snaresbrook 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
Wood Street London 4.1 74

Post offices in and around the area of Snaresbrook

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Snaresbrook provide services like money orders and postal insurance alongside mail services. You can take a look for yourself to see where they are located below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Wood Street Post Office 168-170 Wood Street, London 4 136

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

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

The range of gyms in Snaresbrook

While working from home has increased, so has the frequentation of gyms to help keep in shape. With companies like Better or Pure Gym and others, Snaresbrook might help you stay in shape. A great feature to have nearby.

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

Galleries and Museums

The vitality of a community stems from 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 Snaresbrook, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. They offer delightful weekend activities and contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the region.

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

What type of green space is there in Snaresbrook?

One of London’s best assets is its green spaces. See if Snaresbrook offers room to roam.

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

Are there a lot of supermarkets in Snaresbrook?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Snaresbrook. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Snaresbrook.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Man Foods (Oriental Food Shop) Dorma Trading Park, 3 Dorma Trading Estate, Staffa Road, London 4 25
Tesco Express 87 Upper Clapton Road, London 2.3 88
Mini Mix 12 Argall Avenue, London 5 2
Dukaanka Ltd 59, Cromwell Industrial Estate, London N/A N/A
Archi Express 142 Lea Bridge Road, London 3.9 56
Ocado Walthamstow Argall Avenue, London 4.5 42
Elif Supermarket 138 Upper Clapton Road, London 4 225
Didim Supermarket 101 Upper Clapton Road, London N/A N/A
Kleins Supermarket 113 Upper Clapton Road, London 4.2 11
WORLD FOODS (k.superstore) 71-75 Upper Clapton Road, London 4.2 279


As Londoners, we cherish our local pubs. Snaresbrook 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
Northcote Arms 110 Grove Green Rd Leyton E11 4EL Traditional local pub. with a change of owner in 2014. The pub has 5 separate areas and 2 large gardens. It serves at least 2 local ales all from breweries within a 3 mile radius of the pub. Additional ales are available for Leyton Orient home games. There is also a large whiskey selection. The pub hosts several events such as Drag, Music bingo, Vinyl night and folk music. There are regular art exhibitions and the pub has strong links with the local community. Local CAMRA pub of the year 2020. Food is Burgers/Hot Dogs with vegan options available.
Bell 468 High Road Leytonstone E11 3HN Traditional local pub, now an open interior where once there were three rooms. You have to guess which of the three doors is the way in! Pool, darts and shove halfpenny, rear courtyard, and a canopy at the front. Regular entertainment includes karaoke, bingo and quizzes. Real Ale not always available.
Birkbeck Tavern 45 Langthorne Road Leytonstone E11 4HL Traditional local (a free house since 1991), tucked away in the back streets near Leyton tube station, very popular on Orient match days with both home and away fans. The excellent beer garden is recommended for summer. Was taken over by Barter Inns in 2012 (now known as Town Centre Inns). Two separate bars, with smaller public bar on the corner, connecting round the back of the servery to a medium-sized lounge were the real ales can be found. Quite blokey, with juke box, sports on TV, pool and darts. Happy Hour weekdays 11-7 when Rita’s Beer (Courage Best in Oct 2019) is £3 a pint.
Heathcote & Star 344 Grove Green Road Leytonstone E11 4EA Large pub divided into three areas, public, saloon and games room (four pool tables). Various bric-a-brac, photos decorate. Outside extensively tiled with various sculptures on upper parts. Darts. Function room. Closed on 7 Sep 2014 but reopened in March 2015 following the sale by Stonegate to Equity Estates. Rumours of plans for development to flats sparked the registration as an ACV. The Electric Star group of pubs have taken a 20 year lease. Food is provided by Krapow with roasts on Sunday.
Leytonstone ex-servicemens club 2 Harvey Road Leytonstone E11 3BD The Club was originally founded in 1922 to provide a place to meet, socialise and celebrate the return of ex-servicemen and their families as they returned from the World Wars I & II. Though no longer just a members club. membership today goes much wider and reflects the exciting, constantly changing mix of people living and working in and around East London.
North Star 24 Browning Road Leytonstone E11 3AR Originally two cottages converted to a pub in about 1858 and one of the oldest drinking establishments in Leytonstone Village Conservation Area. A warm and welcoming pub with very efficient bar staff, it is named after the brigantine in which the first landlord made his only sea voyage, between Hartlepool and India. The public bar has a small serving hatch and the saloon has a long single bar with five handpumps. Thai Food and Pizza are available .though they operate differing hours. Local CAMRA branch pub of the year 2019. The pub may stay open later on Mondays. Please ask at the bar. Dogs are allowed outside only.
Red Lion 640 High Road Leytonstone E11 3AA Large Victorian pub in the heart of Leytonstone which has become very popular since its reopening by Antic. It has 10 handpumps with a changing selection from small breweries such as Redemption and Thornbridge. A varied menu offers quality food at pub prices. You will find a quiz night on Mondays, DJs on Fridays and Saturdays, and live music on Sundays.
Rookwood Village 314 Cann Hall Road Leytonstone E11 3NW ex Enterprise, ex-Labatts. Ex Bass. Based on the ground floor of the previous pub, the Lord Rookwood. It was reopened by Urban Village pubs in September 2020 following a complete, high quality, refurbishment. The pub is a mixture of booths and table with a patio to the rear. 4 cask ales are sold and the pub aims to have a locally brewed beer available. The food offering contains a large range of pizza’s and burgers.
Sir Alfred Hitchcock Hotel 147 Whipps Cross Road Leytonstone E11 1NP One of the few pubs in the East London area with accommodation. Overlooking Epping Forest. Real log fires. Various alcoves leading off from the bar. Photos of ‘The Master’ (who was born in Leytonstone) and stars of his films on the walls. There are 2 covered but not enclosed outdoor “smoking” areas to each side of the entrance steps. The balcony area at rear (last seen many years ago) is no more – now a restaurant extension at bar level.
Walnut Tree 857-861 High Road Leytonstone E11 1HH Large, contemporary Wetherspoon pub, converted in 1997 from a gymnasium, carpet retailers and a co-operative store. On the long bar, 12 hand pumps serve up to eight guest ales and real cider. There are plenty of tables inside and out, and TV for major sporting events. Opposite the bar, a raised seating area is available free of charge for meetings or parties. There is an unusual sculpture at the beginning of the bar
Wanstead Golf Club Overton Drive Leytonstone E11 2LW Wanstead Golf Club was established in 1893. Venue has reduced hours during Winter months – closes 9pm November to March

Restaurants in the area

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Snaresbrook, you may find things like Italian, Chinese or even Indian takeouts. Take a look below if you are visiting or want to move here if eating out is a big deal for you.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Toby Carvery Snaresbrook 73 Hollybush Hill, Greater, London 4.3 3011
The Sultans 239 Wood Street, London 4.3 28
Strawberry Hill 169 Wood Street, London 4.3 150
Teras Restaurant 117 Wood Street, London 4.3 315
Marilucia 55 Wood Street, London 4.3 271
Jungle Braai London 115 Wood Street, London 4.3 628
Golden Dragon 6, Golden Parade, Wood Street, London 4.3 28
Roti Restaurant 869 Lea Bridge Road, London 4.3 6
Mini Hiba Golden Parade, 6 Wood Street, London 4.3 448
The Duke 112 Wood Street, London 4.3 778
Tandoori Night Walthamstow 215 Wood Street, London 4.3 71
The Brothers Fish Bar 122 Wood Street, London 4.3 228
MyShish 20 Woodford New Road, London 4.3 490
Forest Grill Limited 20 Woodford New Road, London 4.3 N/A
Woodies Pizza 239 Wood Street, London 4.3 N/A
Woodies Spice 239 Wood Street, London 4.3 30
Woodies Grill E17 3NT 229D Wood Street, London 4.3 N/A
Vegan Tiffin Walthamstow 215 Wood Street, London 4.3 10
Aavo Chai & Coffee WALTHAMFOREST, 193 Wood Street, London 4.3 60
Forest Tandoori Walthamstow 102 Wood Street, London 4.3 396

What to do in the area of Snaresbrook

Snaresbrook is vibrant with life, activities and to find out what to do in your area we recommend you to have a look at websites like Timeout. Timeout updates on a weekly basis things to do in Snaresbrook. To simplify you the task of finding the page here is the link to see the upcoming events in Snaresbrook. Also having a clear view of what is available in Snaresbrook and where is a great way to project yourself within this new area. This is why we created the following map where we gathered all the information you will find in this article.

Other areas nearby

You could find your new neighbourhood in an area that is nearby and similar to Snaresbrook. 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
Cann Hall See the guide here
Leytonstone See the guide here
Leyton See the guide here
Epsom See the guide here
Wanstead See the guide here
Arkley See the guide here
Walthamstow See the guide here
South Woodford See the guide here
Woodford See the guide here
Highams Park See the guide here
Woodford Green See the guide here
Cann Hall See the guide here
Leytonstone See the guide here
Leyton See the guide here
Epsom See the guide here
Wanstead See the guide here
Arkley See the guide here
Walthamstow See the guide here
South Woodford See the guide here
Woodford See the guide here
Highams Park See the guide here
Woodford Green See the guide here

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