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The Red Lion cometh!

It’s heeeeere! Finally after much anticipation and social media buzz, there is a new PUB in East Ham!

The arrival of East Ham gastropub The Red Lion (the artist formally known as The Hammers) will not be news to many of you. It is probably THE most talked about opening of 2018 (and 2017 for that matter). Twitter and Facebook were a buzz with excitement before the grand opening and any of you who follow the Manor Park E12 & East Ham E6 Facebook page, read the East Edge mag or follow the lovely folks at Greatfield Residents Association will have been all over this like a rash. For those of you who don’t, a) why the heck not? Get yourself hooked up to the E6 grapevine STAT (follow the links above!) and b) don’t worry, we’re gonna tell you all about it…

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Happiness (in pizza form) is just around the corner…

Hanging out on a corner in Forest Gate has never been so much fun.

So a few weeks back, we finally got around to hitting up Newham’s newest news: The Corner Kitchen.

Run by two local ladies (Beth and Misty, oh you know them? – perhaps you read about them in The Leytonstoner?), it opened its bistro shaped doors in January this year, serving brunch, coffee and cake by day and perfect pizza-y goodness by night. Of course, being a new hipster eatery in the short line of hipster things that have been slowly trickling in to Forest Gate, they immediately got the local anarchists knickers all in a twist for being a giant corporate machine that signified the end of Forest Gate as we knew it. Given that it is run by two local mums who have lived in Fo’Ga for years and are busily being Forest-Great, contributing to local community and art events as well as running mum and baby groups, we might suggest that the anarchists needed to do a bit more research… Anyhoo, we digress.

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