The neighbourhood of Hackney lies in the heart of east London. Known for its hip shops, markets, bars and restaurants, this artsy neighbourhood attracts locals and tourists that want to wander around markets, explore the coffee scene and to let loose in the edgy drinkeries and clubs.
Hackney is an excellent weekend hangout place for food-lovers. On Saturdays head to Broadway Market, a lovely restaurant street that starts from the Regent’s Canal and leads to London Fields. After sampling the temptations from the food stalls you won’t be left hungry! There’s a market for Sundays too, and that is the blossoming Columbia Road Flower Market.
Hackney hostels offer stylish accommodation on a budget. Choose a dorm or a private room at an affordable cost. Cheap but chic – and your Hackney hostel is guaranteed to have bars, restaurants and shops right at your doorstep. Transport links to Hackney are good as well, which is another reason to pick a hostel in Hackney.
You can explore Hackney by foot but when you need to travel further, hop on the Overground – or how locals call it, the Ginger line. Hackney is served by three Overground lines: North London Line, East London Line and Lea Valley Lines. Also a number of buses operate in the area. The nearest train station is Liverpool Street that has a rail connection to Stansted Airport too.