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
This kebab shop on the Stoke Newington strip serves authentic Turkish food in a casual environment. Although the walls are decorated with reliefs of Egyptian and Greek scenes, the visual highlight of the restaurant is its big ocakbasi charcoal grill.
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.