Round up your neighbours and prepare for a visit from Badger the zero waste Top up Truck! This Hackney company is bringing plastic-free shopping to your street with a refill shop on wheels (operating from an old electric milk float). Bring your clean and empty containers outside and stock up on pasta, pulses, nuts and seeds, herbs and spices, sauces, snacks, cleaning and bathroom products.
The truck will be rolling into E5 on Fridays, E8 and N16 on Saturdays and E9 on Sundays. Book ahead.
This deli offers good quality, tasty, traditionally-made (and when possible organic) fine foods. Enjoy a selection of cheeses, charcuterie, antipasti, quiches, wine and bread. They also offer Fair Trade coffee together with French savouries and pastries.
Delicious humble food, delivered straight to your door. (Order by 2pm for the same day delivery.) These chef-prepared meals are balanced and nutritious. Simply place the main meals in the oven for 30 minutes. Starters and sides are ready to eat as soon as they arrive.
This lovely veterinary surgery is offering phone consultations and limiting services to only essential treatments during the Coronavirus outbreak. This is Hackney's only independent veterinary practice. Your pet will be looked after by a qualified and experienced team who have their best interests at heart and a range of diagnostic and treatment equipment at their disposal. Discounts on some services are offered to Local Buyers Club members.
Open by appointment only. Book ahead. Social distancing measures in place.
DabbaDrop delivers delicious, vegetarian curries by bicycle to your door in reusable ‘dabba’ boxes so there’s no waste. Set up by Hackney friends Renee and Anshu, this gorgeous local company serves bold, bright, wholesome food that’s packed with flavour. Anshu, whose family come from Mumbai, uses her mum’s recipes for inspiration. Choose between food that’s ready to eat or ready to heat. dabbadrop.co.uk
Serving British and European cuisine, the Clapton Table offers fabulous food in a pretty, ambient and rustic setting. The breakfast and brunch menu includes smoke salmon or stacks of pancakes and toasted ciabattas, while the evening menu includes rack of lamb with mash and delicious Mediterranean dishes such as moussaka, kofta and falafel.
Order via Deliveroo or Uber Eats or pop in for a takeaway.
E5 Process is a volunteer-run charitable unincorporated association situated just off the famous Chatsworth Road in East London. They offer a darkroom and also educational centre for Silver Gelatin and Alternative Photographic printing and processes.
Now is the moment to take up knitting! Wild and Woolly provide wool, needles, tools, books and patterns. They're currently offering deliveries by post and wool-by-bike locally. Call up on 07746 298308 for a video consult.
Order online or by phone for local bike delivery or postal delivery elsewhere.
This independent microcafe and deli is now delivering Dusty Knuckle bread and pastries as well as yoghurt, milk and cheese from Northiam Dairy in Kent, Rookery Farm organic eggs and a selection of dry goods, drinks and fresh fruit and vegetables.
This catering company is now delivering made-to-order meals to East London households. Included in the price is the delivery of another meal to a vulnerable person or family in the area. Order a healthy, freshly prepared meal for you, while offsetting the cost of the same meal for another.
Usually found at Chatsworth Road market on a Sunday, Winkbaby makes bright, beautiful baby clothes for the under 2's. Perfect for newborn gifts, they will bicycle a beautifully boxed gift anywhere in East London.
Neighbourhood wine bar with hair cutting service. Serving natural and classic wines alongside charcuterie, cheese and other small bites. Private wine tastings and sourdough bread workshops also available.
Sistre is a woman-owned, small business located opposite Springfield park donates 20% of all proceeds from sales to specialist women’s organisations. They operate an online shop selling gifts and jewellery and can deliver locally.