A change is in the air. The mood in East Ham is one of flux. Just off High Street South, the White Horse pub has been brought crashing down; the plot will be re-developed. I am no great drum-banger for the pub – its St George’s flags draped over all the windows gave the interior… Read More East Ham Village Diary: Volume II
A new regular feature for our blog, we’ll let writer Gurdeep do the introductions… Hello, and welcome to the first instalment of the East Ham Village Diary. This is an irreverent look at the goings-on in East Ham (which is not a village, and neither is this a diary, but still). We aim to cover… Read More The East Ham Village Diary: Volume I
Hi E6-ers! This post is a guide to where you can source caffeine and brunch-type menus in East Ham. We have all seen the online threads asking where you can find a decent coffee place around here. I have therefore set about reviewing those I have stumbled across in my short time in E6. This… Read More I’m in E6 and I need a fix (of caffeine)
Because we couldn’t resist it…so many beautiful pics! If you missed it, don’t worry – markets are held throughout the year! Just keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates.
Today saw another super-successful GRA Community Market, this one with a distinctively seasonal feel. The vibe was warm and friendly, and there were delicious cakes, samosas and mulled wine, eye-catching jewellery, vintage goods and pottery, cosy knitting, funky ties and all sorts of festive decs to be had…to name but a few! But if you… Read More Comfort and Joy at the GRA Winter Market – Part 1
The lights of the new diner ‘Fatboyz’ have lit up Barking Road like the promise of an Upton (I mean Uptown) Broadway show, but is this new restaurant a hit or a miss? Naturally, we got front row seats and paid a visit. Here is our review. Atmosphere/decor Fatboyz are making a serious effort to… Read More Restaurant Review: Fatboyz diner
This month we are reviewing our favourite E6 greasy spoon/diner: Parkside Cafe. Parkside is the only cafe in the East Ham South area. How lucky we therefore are that the food is decent, portions are big, prices are cheap and the service is very friendly. We have gone back to this venue time and time… Read More Restaurant Review: Parkside Cafe