The Top Independent Businesses in Hackney Wick

The Top Independent Businesses in Hackney Wick

Hackney Wick is an area bursting with unique independent businesses to explore. We’ve outlined our top local cafes, restaurants and shops that you should visit in this bustling canalside neighbourhood in East London.

1. Barge East

Serving wonderful food, coffee, cakes and drinks, this iconic East London venue does dining differently, and offers a delicious menu onboard their magical 118 year old Dutch Barge. Rated London’s #1 Restaurant 2019 - 2020 and Travellers’ Choice 2020 by Tripadvisor, Barge East is an essential part of the Hackney Wick scene.  

Location: River Lee, Sweetwater Mooring, White Post Ln, Hackney Wick, London E9 5EN

 2. Doh

Serving as Hackney Wick’s local bakery, green grocer and vegan & veggie café, doh does it all. From their fruit and vegetable delivery boxes to their baked goods, Doh is all about freshness and everything is made and baked on site each and every day. 

Location: 66 White Post Ln, Hackney Wick, London E9 5EN

3. Hackney Wick Co.

A quaint candle store, Hackney Wick Co. is known for 100% Soy wax candles all made on site in their health store in the heart of Hackney Wick. Their friendly team of candle makers source all the best eco-friendly produce to ensure their products are 100% sustainable. The candles also smell pretty amazing, too. 

Location: 334 Mare St, Kingsland, London E8 1HA

4. Pearl

Boasting the title of Hackney Wick’s original spot for brunch and coffee, Pearl is a vibrant venue filled with plants and local art and serves great food, excellent coffee, craft beers, delicious cocktails, and good music. Pearl is particularly known for being a friendly venue, and is a real Hackney Wick gem.

East Wing Oslo House, 11 Prince Edward Rd, Hackney Wick, London E9 5LX

5. Frankenbike

Frankenbike, as told by its clever name, sells recycled, upcycled, retro and vintage second-hand bikes. The bikes are refurbished to the highest standard and the business aims to keep their prices as reasonable as possible in order to bring the joy of cycling to more people. 

16 Felstead St, Hackney Wick, London E9 5LT


Making their own mark on the men’s fashion scene, Percival combines a British sense of understated style with internationally sourced fabrics and materials to create classic wardrobe staples with a twist. Percival is a small team of 5 who design, produce and shoot all of their collections from their studio in Hackney Wick – which is also now open for business. 

Unit 26, 86 mainyard, Hackney Wick E9 5LN


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