BADU, a Black-led non-profit organisation was founded with the aim of offering unparalleled
support to families, schools and local systems that are designed to enrich the lives of all
generations, with BADU cafe being the organisation’s first outpost of its kind. Serving coffee, cakes and freshly made sandwiches, BADU Cafe takes the traditional cafe concept and does something amazing for the community.
We couldn’t open a space in East London without having a tattoo parlour, could we? Black Dahlia opened in 2022 with a mission to create the best space for artists from all around the globe to come to London and flex their creative talent. If you’re looking to be inked by some of the best in the world, look no further.
Cakes so good you’ll say “I can’t believe its plant-based”, Cake Cult live up to its namesake and have a reputation for offering some of the best vegan baked delights in the capital. Pop in for a mix of savoury and sweet snacks. All plant-based, all delicious.
In need of a fresh trim? Look no further that our boys Curfew Grooming. Whether you’re looking for a quick scissor cut or want their famous The Works package (Any hair cut, a hot towel shave with a cut-throat razor, charcoal eye mask, and a 10-minute shoulder and neck massage with percussion massage gun), they’ve got you covered.
Mammoth beer is a micro-brewery which makes small batches of craft beer. Mammoth was started due to some real ‘lockdown thirst’, and has since become a staple in the competitive East London craft scene. Delivering craft beers that leave no wastage and do their bit for the environment, these guys are a Hackney Bridge must-visit.
ONYX is an inclusive hair and nail salon, and is a one stop shop for all things beauty. The team are extremely passionate about creating a space where services are offered to all clients – with inclusion being its main focus.
As self-professed coffee nuts, it’s all about quality when it comes to our daily cup of Joe, and few do it better than The Roasting Shed. Using inventive bean varieties from across the world, the team are magicians with a humble coffee bean and turn it into a thing of caffeinated beauty.
Whether you’re a commuter or a Tour de France wannabe, Wicked Bike Repair has got your back when it comes to all things cycling. Fresh for 2023, they’re even offering bike rental services, perfect for taking a spin around the Olympic Park or along the canal, as well as selling a range of second-hand bikes at reasonable prices.