The Eleanor Arms

This pub is right in the heart of East London and is beloved by locals. The bar features a regular selection of guest ales – Kent’s Best is a popular choice with the clientele, as well as a staggering selection of whiskeys and liqueurs. Known for its friendly demeanour, this pub is perfect for a lazy Sunday pint or a night out with the mates.

Sun 12pm-10:30pm, Mon-Thurs 4pm-11pm, Fri 12pm-12am, Sat 12pm-1am, £3+
460 Old Ford Road, E3 5JP
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The Crown

Located by Victoria Park in a beautiful Victorian building, this gastro pub features high quality beers and ales available as well as a surprisingly good menu as well. Run by Geronimo Inns, this kitsch and cosy pub is organised to give it a trendy lounge type vibe on the bottom floor and a proper dining room on the top.

Mon-Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10:30pm, £4+
223 Grove Road, Victoria Park, E3 5SN
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The Royal Inn on the Park

Stationed in a beautiful building, this pub features an Olympic themed dining area. Its and a large beer garden with great views of Victoria Park makes this place a prime spot to spend a sunny afternoon. The Royal Inn also contains a huge beer selection, and there is always tons going on – from swing dance and life drawing classes, as well as comedy and quiz nights.

Mon-Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10:30pm, £4+
111 Lauriston Road, E9 7JH
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The Britannia

Geared towards families, this gastro pub has something for everyone. The bar has a rotating selection of beers, always featuring local East End breweries. One of the highlights is its huge beer garden, which some say is one of the best in London. On the weekends, The Britannia brings in its own DJ who spins until 2am and in the summer, regularly features an outdoor barbeque and frequently screens films in the beer garden.

Mon-Thurs 11am-12am, Fri-Sat 11am-2am, Sun 11am-10:30pm, £4+
360 Victoria Park Road, E9 7BT
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The Palm Tree

It’s easy to overlook, but once you walk in, this pub is anything but forgettable. Praised for its old school boozer vibe, The Palm Tree is set on the canal with a big grassy area that makes it perfect for lazy summer evenings. A relic from the past, the pub is full of old couple and young hipsters. The Palm Tree really shines on the weekends, which features a jazz band playing on the stage. Beer drinkers fare better than others here, but there is still a good assortment of wine and spirits available.

Mon-Thurs 12pm-12am, Fri-Sat 12pm-2am, Sun 12pm-1am, £4+
127 Grove Road, E3 5BH
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