Best Places to Get lunch in Hackney Wick

Best Places to Get lunch in Hackney Wick

Hackney Wick, being the thriving East London neighbourhood and place to be at the moment, boasts numerous eateries and food destinations which are ready to satisfy your appetites come lunch time. If you’re tired of venturing down to the local Sainsbury’s on Wallis Road and shelling out £3.50 for a sad little meal deal then some of the places on this list are guaranteed to get your taste buds going. Whether it’s a local greasy spoon, reliable chippy or something a bit more adventurous, Hackney Wick is home to a growing variety of lunch time destinations.



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Hackney Wick has become some what of a hotspot in recent times for artisan pizzerias, with numerous spots dotted around the neighbourhood. If you’re looking for an authentic family run Italian establishment then look no further. Tucked away on Felstead Street, Natura is sure to fill that Pizza sized whole in your stomach come 1 o’clock. They also offer all your Italian favourites, from carbonara and calamari to  Lasagne and Linguine.

Address: 30 Felstead St, London E9 5LG

Randy’s Wing Bar

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Everybody loves a bit of chicken, don’t they? well….maybe not vegans, but if you do then Randy’s Wing Bar offers a slightly upscaled alternative to your local high street’s chicken shop. Randy’s provides an assortment of succulent wings and sides in generous portions at affordable prices. Look out on Thursdays were you can get a combo meal deal (the Buffalo wings and fries are pretty damn good….just saying!)

Address: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 28 East Bay Lane, Here East, London E15 2GW


Bar 90

photo by Mainyard Studios

This Hackney Wick Stalwart is a local landmark in itself, providing diners a gorgeous riverside terrace to eat by, as well as weekly deals on grub which will tantalise your senses. run by the number group, which is owned by the same people as the brilliant co-working space Mainyard Studios above the restaurant, Bar 90 is a buzzing hub for the local community. We recommend you try the TNG Burger (charcoaled Bun, thick beef patty, crispy bacon and lashings of burger sauce….go on, you know you want to!)

Address: 90 Wallis Road, London E9 5LN


Jamaican Me Hungry (at HWK / The Lot)

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For an authentic taste of the Islands, look no further than Jamaican me Hungry. Based in the The Lot which is situated right next to the Overground station, this vibey eatery will quench your desires for Jerk Chicken and sumptuous mac n’ cheese. An easy spot to grab something on the go, The Lot has become somewhat of a destination for after work drinks, but if your stumped for somewhere to go come lunchtime then this is definitely a place to hit up.

Address: Station, 31 White Post Lane, London E9 5EN


photos by Grow, Hackney

Another brilliant space located along the banks of the River Lea, Grow offers outstanding organic produce and mouth watering choices amongst its menu. Grow offers a diverse variety of plant based dishes and vegan food; (meat lovers fear not, they’re not completely vegetarian) We’d recommend the reasonably priced Grow Bowls at £6.50. part of the charm of this spot is the consideration the menu provides in giving choices in veggie and non veggie, as well as gluten free. The Hackney Chicken Gyro is out of this world!

Address: Main Yard, 98C Wallis Rd, London E9 5LN


The Wick

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If you can’t be doing with all the hipster trappings of avocado on toast or paying through the teeth for a panini, then Hackney Wick’s resident greasy spoon will be sure to comfort those looking for something more no nonsense. Sit down and tuck into a good ol’ fry up with other satisfied lunch time venturers and take advantage of the coffee refills.

Address: 28 Felstead Street, London E9 5EN



photo by Doh Bakery

This local bakery situated just opposite the station, offers treats on the sweeter side. Munch on their range of delicious fresh cakes and pastries or something slightly healthier (they also do a variety of quiches and other fresh produce.)

Address: 66 White Post Ln, London E9 5EN


Thingy cafe

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Since Covid struct, areas such as Shoreditch and other trendier East London enclaves have seen an exodus of their hipster residence seek out pastures new, heralding the growth of Hackney Wick as a hub for fresh, young creatives looking to build a community. Thingy Cafe provides a refreshing retreat from the average high street faire of chippys and kebab houses, offering a variety of mouth watering lunch choices. Pop in and sample the Eggs Royale or their Gluten-free Banana & Walnut Stuffed Pancakes!

Address: 1 Trowbridge Rd, London E9 5LD


Crate Brewery and Pizzeria

photo by Crate Brewery

Remember when we said there has been a resurgence of artisan Pizzeria’s in East London? well this is definitely one of the finest, if not the best place to get a pizza in the whole of Hackney Wick. Located  in an old factory in the Queen’s Yard development, which is also home to an abundance of bars, micro breweries and street food stalls; this establishment also serves a range of beautiful craft beers and beverages that’ll quench your first after devouring that gigantic Margarita you’ve ordered!

Address: Unit 7 Queen’s Yard, London E9 5EN



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This local Kebab house is easily one of Hackney Wick’s hidden gems. Although it may not look as aesthetically pleasing as other places to eat in the vicinity, Tubby’s offers well made pizza’s, sizzling Turkish Kebab’s and delectable fired chicken and wings. If you need a guilty pleasure to indulge in then let it be Tubby’s!

Address: 18 Felstead St, London E9 5LT