A local guide to move in Stoke Newington

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London from above

Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Stoke Newington is an area occupying the northwest part of the London Borough of Hackney, England. The area is five miles northeast of Charing Cross. The Manor of Stoke Newington gave its name to Stoke Newington the ancient parish. “

How’s the local life around Stoke Newington

There are always activities happening in lively Stoke Newington. Timeout posts weekly on events there, so browse their site for ideas. We included a link to their Stoke Newington page to make finding local happenings easier. Getting to know a new area is easier with an overview of offerings and locations. Our map pulls together property price info and other details from this article to give you a Stoke Newington snapshot.

In Stoke Newington, what things may you need?

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

Hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in the area of Stoke Newington

Stoke Newington 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
Allerton Road Medical Centre Allerton Road Surgery, 34A Allerton Road, London 2.5 44
Elexus Clinique de Greffe de Cheveux Turquie, Istanbul 30 Stoke Newington High Street, London N/A N/A
Mildmay Medical Practice 2A Green Lanes, London 3 81

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Stoke Newington

We assembled the train and tube stations of Stoke Newington in a convenient table below so you can find the best location for you to live if transport connections are important to you.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Stoke Newington United Kingdom 4.1 70

What schools are nearby in Stoke Newington?

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form Clissold Road, London 4.6 17
Knit with attitude 127 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.9 121
Enrique Galassi Double Bass Music Tuition 118 Milton Grove, London 5 3
Burma Court Playgroup Burma Road, London 5 3
Marj McDaid 1 Chesholm Road, London N/A N/A
N16 Tots 4 Defoe Road, London N/A N/A
Perform Within Betty Layward Primary School Clissold Road, London N/A N/A
Side By Side School 0QJ, 65-67, Lordship Road, London 5 2
North London Bass Lessons 10 Manley Court, London N/A N/A
Little Stars Nursery N16 Limited 58 Allen Road, London 5 25
Music Tutors 4 You 1 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4 1
The Old Fire Station Community Centre 61 Leswin Road, London 5 6
Music Tutors 4 You 214a Stoke Newington High Street, London N/A N/A
Horizon School 85A Palatine Road, London 5 1
Swim Open West Reservoir Centre, Green Lanes, Woodberry Down, London 5 7
The Garden School Wordsworth Road, London 3.6 7
Yoga, meditation and mindfulness with Isabell 0 Evering Road, London 5 1
Academics Day Nursery 1 Aden Grove, London 5 4
Holy Trinity Tabernacle 4, Lashio House, Clissold Crescent, London 3.3 33
The Alberonius Foundation 130 Stoke Newington Road, London N/A N/A

Post offices in the area of Stoke Newington

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 170 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 3.9 50
Exchange Group 185 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 0 0
Stoke Newington Post Office & UOE Store 150-152, Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 187
Doddle 47-49 Stamford Hill, London 1 1
Post Box N 4, Gloucester Drive, London, 2JG 0 0
Post Box 76 Petherton Road, London 0 0
Post Office (82 Stamford Hill) 82 Stamford Hill, London 4.5 8

Things that make us love Stoke Newington

What makes the heart of Stoke Newington? 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, gym that exist in Stoke Newington to help you decide to move in there.

What are the range of supermarkets like?

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 Stoke Newington, 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.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Londis 2 Hendon Lane, London N/A N/A
Sainsbury’s Local Winston House, 2 Dollis Park, London 3.7 41
Tesco Superstore 37-49 Ballards Lane, London 3.7 509
Zen Health Foods (B.Green) 104-106, 104 Ballards Lane, London 3.7 18
The Rose Supermarket 3 Station Road, London 3.7 21
oorderme LTD Flat5, 246 Regents Park Road, London N/A N/A
Church End Supermarket 240 Regents Park Road, London 4 20
Corner Supermarket 2 Hendon Lane, London 4 10
Little Waitrose & Partners 326 Regents Park Road, London 4.3 255
Impact Store 6 Station Road, London 5 109
Saeed Halal Meat 81 Ballards Lane, London 4.3 3
Pelny Brzuch Office, 83 Ballards Lane, London 4.8 113

Gyms and leisure centre in the area of Stoke Newington

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

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Muscleworks Gym 2 3 Tyssen Road, London 4.3 142
Clissold Leisure Centre 63 Clissold Road, London 4.3 1133
Florentina Lam-Clark 52 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 N/A
Flowing Body Pilates 82 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 67
The Old Fire Station Community Centre 61 Leswin Road, London 4.3 6
MoreYoga STOKE NEWINGTON BRANCH, 22 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 132
Your Pilates Body Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 N/A
Yogahome 14 Allen Road, London 4.3 72
Fold London Limited 49 Green Lanes, London 4.3 3
One Life Studio 19-20 Barn Street, London 4.3 2
Aerial Yoga London studio 2, 231-233 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 10
Yoga at the Old Church The Old Church, London 4.3 3
Deb Thompson Pilates 19-20 Barn Street, London 4.3 N/A
Bhakti Basics 231 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 N/A
Kundalini Yoga Collective 231 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 18
Lana & Friends Wellness Studio Unit 5, 3-5 Shelford Place, London 4.3 7
Mudra Yoga London 2 Shelford Place, London 4.3 41
pilates living N16 1, 2 Shelford Place, London 4.3 9
Tai Chi Bouverie Road, London 4.3 N/A
Perk London Studio 1, 133a Church Walk, London 4.3 N/A

Are there any good pubs in Stoke Newington?

Being Londoners ourselves, at Cozee, we hold a strong bond with our regular visits to the local pub every week. Why should your experience be any different in your new home? That’s why we’ve thoroughly tested and reviewed all the pubs in Stoke Newington. While we didn’t get the chance to personally visit each one, we certainly wish we could have. Here’s the curated list of the finest pubs in Stoke Newington.

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 spaces and parks of Stoke Newington

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

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Clissold Park Green Lanes, London 4.7 6731
Kynaston Gardens 2 Kynaston Avenue, London 4.1 24
Butterfield Green 16 Allen Road, London 4.4 297
West Hackney Recreation Ground Evering Road, London 4.3 109
Clissold Park Stoke Newington Church Street, London 5 5
Clissold Park New River Stoke Newington, Unnamed Road, London 4 1
Flowers Galore and More 21 Grazebrook Road, London N/A N/A
Levy Memorial Gardens 1 Yoakley Road, London 5 1
Tiddley Tots Nursery 2 Defoe Road, London 5 1
Clissold Park Softball Field Stoke Newington, London 5 2
Clissold Park Lakes 64 Queen Elizabeth’s Close, London 5 3
The Muddy Puddle 142 Albion Road, London 4.9 173
Albion Parade 1 Albion Road, London N/A N/A
The Meadow and Wildlife Community Nature Gardens on Highbury Quadrant Estate 373 Highbury Quadrant, London N/A N/A
Allotment Courtyard Sim Street, Finsbury Park, London N/A N/A
Aden Terrace – New River Path 145 Green Lanes, London 5 1
Approach Close 51 Spenser Grove, London 4.5 2
Allens Gardens London 4.2 182
Stoke Newington Common Northwold Road, London 3 1
West Reservoir West Reservoir, Woodberry Down, London 5 1

Museums & Galleries in the area

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 Stoke Newington, 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.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Giants of Albion Pavement mosaic Albion Parade, London N/A N/A

The types of restaurants

Stoke Newington 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
Thai Restaurant YumYum 187 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 1268
The Auld Shillelagh 105 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 950
Rasa 55 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 856
The Londesborough 36 Barbauld Road, London 4.3 588
Three Crowns, Stoke Newington 175 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 842
The Best Turkish Kebab 125 Stoke Newington Road, London 4.3 1804
The Prince The Princec, 59 Kynaston Road, London 4.3 538
Il Bacio Express 90 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 355
Royal India 47 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 142
Nando’s Stoke Newington 139-141 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 727
Aziziye Restaurant 117-119 Stoke Newington Road, London 4.3 1346
AUN 178 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 316
Vicoli di Napoli Pizzeria 125 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 1217
The Good Egg Neighbourhood Restaurant Stoke Newington 93 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 943
Esters 55 Kynaston Road, London 4.3 354
Escocesa 67 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 717
Clissold Spice 150 Green Lanes, London 4.3 64
Fuji Japanese Restaurant 15 Stoke Newington Church Street, London 4.3 329
Good Pizza 99 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 426
Babel Art House / Cafe & Restaurant London. 86 Stoke Newington High Street, London 4.3 298

What areas are nearby?

If you need a comparison of other nearby neighbourhoods besides Stoke Newington, Cozee Properties have provided you with guides with information on other areas too.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Hoxton See the guide here
Haggerston See the guide here
De Beauvoir Town See the guide here
Islington See the guide here
Barnsbury See the guide here
London Fields See the guide here
Canonbury See the guide here
Dalston See the guide here
Homerton See the guide here
Hackney Central See the guide here
Highbury Fields See the guide here
Newington Green See the guide here
Shacklewell See the guide here
Lower Clapton See the guide here
Highbury See the guide here
Holloway See the guide here
Finsbury Park See the guide here
Archway See the guide here
Upper Holloway See the guide here
Upper Clapton See the guide here
Stamford Hill See the guide here
Manor House See the guide here
Harringay See the guide here
Seven Sisters See the guide here
West Green See the guide here
Hornsey See the guide here
Duckett’s Green See the guide here
Hoxton See the guide here
Haggerston See the guide here
De Beauvoir Town See the guide here
Islington See the guide here
Barnsbury See the guide here
London Fields See the guide here
Canonbury See the guide here
Dalston See the guide here
Homerton See the guide here
Hackney Central See the guide here
Highbury Fields See the guide here
Newington Green See the guide here
Shacklewell See the guide here
Lower Clapton See the guide here
Highbury See the guide here
Holloway See the guide here
Finsbury Park See the guide here
Archway See the guide here
Upper Holloway See the guide here

If you are looking to buy or sell a property and want to get an idea of how the market works there, have a look at our property prices guides below

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
N16 See our property price guide for N16
E5 See our property price guide for E5

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