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Best bars in Dalston East London


Centred on Kingsland Road, the East London neighbourhood of Dalston is blessed with some excellent bars to suit even the fussiest of drinkers.

1. Highwater

Located in the heart of Dalston, Highwater is the definition of charm that meets sophistication. A proud supporter of local businesses, their menu offers up some delicious concoctions, all made with fresh locally sourced ingredients.

2. Red Hand

Serving the best selection of rare and imported beers, wines and spirits, Red Hand is a new addition to the neighbourhood but its impressive selection of drinks served with banging French cheese toasties makes it a very popular option.

3. Viva Dalston

An Artisan Mexican-Latin-American tapas and cocktail bar, Viva Dalston offers up a superb selection of chorizos, nachos, and quesadillas with the most refreshing Margaritas.

4. Three Sheets

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An award-winning neighbourhood cocktail bar, Three Sheets is the place to enjoy the fanciest cocktails in an intimate setting.

5. Corrochio’s

Newly opened in 2021, Corrochio’s is a restaurant and cocktail bar serving authentic Mexican food and drinks. The menu changes weekly and consists of regional Mexican dishes.

6. Dalston Roof Park

Nestled in an old Victorian building in the heart of Hackney, Dalston’s only rooftop bar offers stunning views of the neighbouring skyline as you sip on your cocktail.

7. Map Maison

With small platters and tapas-style afternoon tea paired with meticulously crafted drinks like the Shimanto martini, Map Maison takes your taste buds on a journey around the globe.