Chrissy & Rupert's Guidebook

Chrissy & Rupert
We are a fun couple who love travelling, music and coffee. We have used AirBnB many times for our random journeys all over the globe and we're excited to now be hosts. We have been living in Sho... read more

Things to do in London



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 56 Shoreditch High St·Map·Hours·Website·

158 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Famous pizza joint with a party vibe.

438 local Airbnb hosts recommend

While still the hub of fabulous vintage shops, Brick Lane is slowly but surely being taken over by cute little coffee shops. There's a market on Sunday and about a million curry joints to choose from.

73 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Very funky little bar just around the corner. Really yummy cocktails and a great vibe. Crazy busy on weekends.

62 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Gorgeous little cinema right in Shoreditch. Perfect for a rainy day!


The Book Club

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$$$· 100-106 Leonard Street·Map·Hours·Website·

54 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place is really fun. Hipster - yes, but not pretentious. There are ping pong tables, good food and it's a great place for a drink on the weekend.

53 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Super cool bar with delicious cocktails. Also a great place to plug in your laptop during the day for work/play time.


Busaba Eathai

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 313 -319 Old Street·Map·Hours·Website·

49 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Really yummy Thai food, but small portions and at a price - especially compared to the cheap Vietnamese places around the corner. But if you're dying for a Pad Thai - this is the place to go!

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A pub with a lovely welcoming ambience that serves great food - especially the roast!



ShoppingShopping Malls
2-4 , Bethnal Green Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

155 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Shopping in Shoreditch - great up and coming labels as well as established brands to choose from. And up the stairs you can sit outside and eat & drink at the varied food joints. Great in summer!

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Australia does breakfast like no other nation and Salvation Jane is owned and run by Aussies passionate about their food. Great coffee and yummy breaky just around the corner from Old Street tube.

83 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Such a lovely place to visit. So many stalls and great food plus the entire surrounding area has great shopping and pubs. Definitely check out the incredible French cheese shop, 'Androuet'.

52 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The place to go for all your gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, caffeine-free, pesticide- free produce. It's not cheap but the range is amazing.



Everything Else
Bateman's Row·Map·Hours·Website·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is Nike's concept store. It's just around the corner from the apartment and it's worth a look!


Pera Restaurant

Food SceneRestaurants
148 Shoreditch High Street·Map·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Turkish food at it's best. This super cheap restaurant is great for take away food at the end of a big day. The whole Sea Bass is our recommendation - cooked over hot coals!

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Incredible coffee (only £2) and fantastic breakfast and sandwiches. Great chilled vibe and about ten metres from your front door!


The Boundary

Food SceneRestaurants
2-4 Boundary Street·Map·Hours·

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A fantastic rooftop bar perfect for summer cocktails. Downstairs is The Albion where you'll find fresh bread and pastries - don't bother with the coffee though!



ShoppingClothing Stores
42-44 Rivington Street·Map·Hours·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing women's clothing store stocking unusual clothes at a price. The menswear is in the same street on the other side of the road.


Present London

ShoppingClothing Stores
140 Shoreditch High St·Map·Hours·

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Menswear shop - super Shoreditch - super Hipster.

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Anything and everything you could ever want - in lyrca!


Pret a Manger

$$· 192 Shoreditch High St·Map·Hours·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

If you want a cheap quick sandwich on the go, this is fast and easy. But remember you're in Shoreditch - there are so many more options!