Hackney Travel Guide
Hotels in Hackney
Housed in a white Georgian mansion dating from 1813, this palatial hotel is set on 350 acres of parkland that include the world-renowned Stoke Poges golf course (featured in the James Bond film Goldfinger).
Restaurants in Hackney
Inside a flamingo-pink building on Stoke Newington Church Street in north London sits one of the best vegetarian restaurants in the city. The original in a chain of restaurants, Rasa N16 offers authentic, home-cooked food from the southwest state of Kerala on the Malabar Coast of India.
Things to do in Hackney
Known for his work on other theatres, incluing the London Coliseum and London Paladium, architect Frank Matcham designed this theatre in the Hackney area. Originally a music hall, Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel (of Laurel and Hardy) have appeared on its stage.