Kingsland Locke | Exploring
Go where real Londoners go. Discover Dalston and beyond with our insider tips. And with our creative collaborations and shared spaces, you can explore the city without even leaving the building.
From entrepreneurial start-ups to foodie pop-ups, Dalston is alive with creativity. We regularly partner with talented neighbours on collaborations and events. And our restaurant, microbrewery and coffee shop are much-loved hang-outs for locals, too.
Specialty coffee. Cold pressed juices. Artisanal pastries, sandwiches and salads. Step in from the hustle and bustle of Kingsland Road and slow things down. Grab lunch to eat on the go, or savour a cocktail on the sofa.
There's even a small boutique, with a carefully curated selection of coffee and wellness products.Find out more.
From nourishing morning-after brunches to experimental early-evening cocktails.
Our stunning restaurant, with its glass ceiling, lush greenery and buzzing atmosphere, is on the lower-ground floor of Kingsland Locke. As well as serving fresh, seasonal food, it also has a DJ booth, so you can soak up local sounds while you tuck into your meal.Find out more.
From jazz clubs to cinemas, galleries to organic wine bars. Walk the length of Kingsland Road and you’re guaranteed to stumble across something interesting. You’re also just a short stroll from DALSTON, Haggerston and shoreditch.
Vietnamese Pho. Turkish kebabs. Speakeasy-style cocktails. You almost don’t need recommendations to eat and drink well in Dalston. But to help you find the absolute best spots (and because new pop-ups keep popping up), we’ve put together our up-to-the-minute insider tips. Dinner is served.
Inspiration for every itinerary.
From the beloved art-deco cinema to Dalston’s best clothing, cacti and craft shops. If you’ve got a spare hour or two, our local tips will help you make the most of your trip. And if you discover something we should know about, we’d love you to report back too.
Feminist fashion brand Birdsong’s ethical guide to East London.
The designers behind the uniforms at Kingsland Locke on feel-good fashion and their favourite socially-minded East London hangouts.
Kraft Dalston brings the party to your kitchen
Kraft’s distillery partner, Jim and Tonic, have three gin cocktail recipes for you to recreate from the comfort of your kitchen.
Creative in Residence: Nam Tran.
East London-born and raised ceramicist Nam Tran is Kingsland Locke’s first creative-in-residence.
“Artivist” Fredde Lanka's community centric guide to East London.
Fredde Lanka is an artist, educator and activist whose work celebrates diversity, inclusivity and non-conformity in all its shapes and sizes.