food + drink

Best Caribbean Food in East London

Craving some ackee rice or jerk chicken like mum made? We’ve scoured the East End to find those flavours

Cafe? Caribbean_eastlondonCafé Caribbean

Treasured recipes passed down from owner, Warren’s Jamaican grandma. Café Caribbean serves up traditional dishes in an honest, home cooked style, with a great vibe.

Old Spitalfields Market, E1 6EW & 262 High Road, Loughton IG10 1RB


A glam and friendly crowd with a great ambience. Great food and cocktails – and you can boogie the rest of the night away downstairs.

45-47 Hoxton Square, N1 6PD

Rudie’s London

Authentic Jamaican Jerk Shack with truly tropical, tasty food with chilled vibes and good service. 

Boxpark Shoreditch
2-10 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6GY


This family-owned Caribbean restaurant offers fine dining for something a little special, with live music at the weekend. Expect attentive and friendly service and don’t forget to order the rum punch and rum cake!

Lumina Building, 2 Yabsley Street, Isle Of Dogs, E14 9RG

Peppers and Spice 

We’re addicted to the patties! Plenty of filling and beef is nice ‘n spicy. Be prepared to meet a long queue if you come at the wrong time.

40 Balls Pond Road, Dalston, N1 4AU

Jamaica Patty Co

Freshly baked melt-in-your-mouth patties, delicious hot soups and more – to eat on the go or space to eat in.

27 Liverpool Street, EC2M 7PD

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Rhythm Kitchen

Modern with a relaxed vibe, Rhythm Kitchen stands out on Hoe Street with its clean, fresh interior. A delicious menu with a good mix of dishes without overwhelming diners. Fruit punch, saltfish fritters and tender curried goat is the way forwards.

257 Hoe Street, E17 9PT & 1st Floor World Food Court, Westfield: Stratford, E20 1ES

JRS Caribbean 

You can’t go wrong with JRs in Dagenham – some of the best jerk chicken and pork, served by happy, smiley staff.

281 High Street South, East Ham, E6 3PG

Nigerian Food Xpress 

Authentic freshly-cooked Nigerian food.

1 Faircross Avenue, Barking, IG11 8UN

Auntie Nana’s

Locals love this popular spot for West African food delivery in East London.

64 Hermit Road, Canning Town, E16 4LF

The Rum Kitchen

We love Rum Kitchen’s Inferno wings! Good service and chilled vibes.

5 Sclater Streeet, Shoreditch, E1 6GX

Turtle Bay

A great bottomless brunch at this Caribbean-inspired chain, along with all the classics and jerk halloumi!

The Scene, Cleveland Place, 269 High Street, Walthamstow, E17 7FD

Eighty’s Kitchen

Go for wings at this African/Caribbean takeaway in Canning Town.

Behind the Shop, 163 Barking Road, E16 4HQ

Peng Kitchen

Soul food at its best. Dishes inspired by the Peng Guyanese and Grenadian family roots – you won’t be disappointed.

Wanstead Golf Club , Overton Drive, E11 2LW

Crave Caribbean Food

Excellent rice and peas at Crave. Good patties and dumplings, good value and staff are super friendly.

323A Lea Bridge Road, E10 7LA

One Love

Authentic Caribbean food at this cosy place with friendly staff. Go for the delicious fall-off-the-bone, succulent oxtail and rice or mac’n’cheese with fried chicken.

196 High Road, Chadwell Heath, RM6 6LU

Mama’s Jerk 

Delicious Caribbean food, great atmosphere and friendly, helpful staff. Superb jerk chicken-topped fries. They boast a secret homemade jerk bbq sauce – jerk chicken, jerk veggie bean cakes and jerk fishcakes. Something for everyone!

Unit 5 Wharf Kitchen, Jubilee Place, Canary Wharf, E14 5NY

Sunlight Caribbean

Amazing goat curry, full of flavour and spice. The rice is fluffy, dumplings on point and coleslaw plentiful.

259 Well Street, E9 6RG

Uncle Trini’s

East Ham is lucky to have Uncle Trini’s! Don’t miss their Saturday barbequed dishes and tuck in for their full breakfast.

1 Campbell Road, East Ham, E6 1NP

Elsha Delight

Good seafood, big portions and lots of gravy.

173 Upton Lane, E7 9PJ


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