- Brunch: Esters, hidden in one of the neighbourhood residential streets - check out their small back terrace on a sunny day. The Good Egg is also another local favourite.
- Bakery: The Spence Bakery is a local institution- go early and avoid the queues. Most windows on Stoke Newington Church Street will make you hungry.
- Walk: Around Abney Park, the most fascinating cemetery from the early XIXth century, this place is the most quiet and unique park to wander around
- Shopping: check the dates for the Hackney Flea market which is held once a month at the Abney Hall.
Pictured: Abney Park, Hackney Flea market, Spence Bakery, Esters