Food and Drink

Whether you need some after-work drinks, a three-course meal or a delicious coffee and cake, there is something for every palate at the Park.

On the Park 

The Park has two main cafés. In the north of the Park by the Tumbling Bay playground, the Timber Lodge Café offers drinks, breakfast, brunch and lunch, and even a BBQ in spring and summer.

 

In the south of the Park, The Last Drop is by the base of the ArcelorMittal Orbit, and serves coffee, cakes and pastries, light lunches and snacks. 

 

The Kiosks along the Tessa Jowell Boulevard at the south of the Park offer a delightful range of food and drinks. From Vegan and Greek cuisine to American style diner meals and bubble waffle ice cream, you're sure to find something for you. During events, venues often provide additional catering options. 
 
The newly-opened Hackney Bridge has a coffee bar, bar and street food market hall. There's also Clarnico Club nearby at Eastwick and Saint Espresso at Here East. 

 

 

In the Venues 

There are cafes at the London Aquatics Centre and at Lee Valley VeloPark. The West Ham United Coffee Co is based in the Stadium Store and London Stadium also has a range of catering options available during events.

Barge East

Offering award-winning food and drink on an old Dutch barge, Barge East truly is a unique dining experience! It's moored in the south of the Park, giving you lovely views over the canal and Hackney Wick. The team have adapted to the current situation and now also offer seating in their beautiful edible garden. Beautifully lit with fairy lights, this heated and covered seating area offers plenty of atmosphere in which to enjoy their delicious small plates and drinks.

Canalside at Here East

This superb location on the North of the Park offers a vibrant social scene with various cuisines:

Here East is just a 10 minute walk from Hackney Wick Station or a 15 minute walk from Westfield Stratford City. The 388 bus also stops directly outside on Waterden road which runs frequently throughout the day Monday – Sunday.

East Village 

There are also numerous places to eat and drink at East Village, the former London 2012 Athlete's Village – whether you’re after a coffee, snack, brunch or a three course meal! 

International Quarter London 

The new business district at entrance to the south of the Park is home to the Haugen as well as branches of:

Hackney Bridge

A new space for local makers, creators and traders on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - and home to Hackney Bridge Kitchens. Step inside this new street food hall and you'll find ridiculously tasty menus from small, independent kitchens. Feast on:

You'll also find The Hangar Bar, serving up all the classic cocktails, beers and more. Hackney Bridge Kitchens is open Tuesday to Friday from 12pm, and on weekends from 11am. Find out more at www.hackneybridge.org 

Around the Park

Stratford and Hackney Wick are home to a wide range of other food and drink options, including:
  

Hopkins Field ('Celebrating 10 Years' Festival Site)

As part of our ‘Celebrating 10 Years’ Festival Site, the following vendors will be available at Hopkins Field from 24 July - 8 August:

Aroma Brazilian - In pursuit of their dream to share the great taste of traditional Brazilian food with the UK public, two Brazilian friends with several years of experience working with Street Food in the UK behind them have decided to go it alone with the mantra that quality food, good drinks and great company create some of our fondest memories.  

Mikos Gyros - Mikos Gyros serves Greek Island Gyros pitas and hotboxes in the UK. From "farm-to-table" ingredients. They pride themselves on making everything from scratch, only using high-quality ingredients. The range of fillings includes Chicken/Pork/Beef Gyros, Vegan Gyros, Grilled Halloumi, and Marinated Portobello Mushrooms served with a soft and fluffy Greek pita, sauces, salads, and double-fried oregano chips!

Doughlads - Doughlads Woodfired Pizza specialises in authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas cooked in front of their guests with live fire in their wood-fired ovens. They never compromise on their product's quality, ensuring that all of their toppings are the highest quality they can find. This, plus their mystery sauce that goes onto every pizza, makes that first bite everything that you want it to be.

Crepe Stop - The Crepe Stop are devoted to creating the ultimate crepe experience for life’s celebrations. Their delicious specialty crepes are made with a secret recipe. All crepes are made fresh to order on a 40cm cook cycle machine with the very best ingredients. They have over 50 options available; This includes the classic sweet and savoury options like crepe Suzette & French ham & cheese to Bischoff & salted caramel.

Uno Catering - Serving you everything from Mr Whippy, Ice Lollies and Fresh Serve Ice Cream. 

Curiosity Projects - Curiosity projects are thoughtfully designed spaces and carefully curated menus that focus on quality, speed of service, and flavour exploration. They are sure to get your taste buds tingling by serving craft beers and wine with a selection of soft drinks. As well as offering specialty grade and responsibility sourced coffee, roasted in small batches, naturally. With a full hot and iced coffee menu, they’ve got you covered.