There's no local department store, so for those essentials you've forgotten ( a warm coat, a swimsuit, an umberella, a corkscrew, a sandwich box or a good book) you can either trek off to Oxford Street or Westfield stratford City, or drop in to our local huge charity shop, where you can normally…
Dalston has some great second hand shops. Well worth a visit if you're into that sort of thing.
Nice charity shop, you can find some bargains, there are a couple more charity shops on the same streets so go for a stroll.
“Because it's the best place to get a feel for Hackney's Cultural mix. And for the Ararat Bakery flatbread And the Chinese man who offers TCM herbs and chair massages at very reasonable cost And the essential Oils and soaps And the Incense Man And fresh fish And every vegetable you can imagine And very cheap clothes and household goods”
“A diamond in the rough... this place is super... wacky interior that is to die for... and good food at a good price”
“Extra fare on top of your Oyster card per trip but it's worth trying if the weather is nice and you are keen on taking photos. It will take you all the way to Tower bridge and London Eye.”
“Dalston has some great second hand shops. Well worth a visit if you're into that sort of thing.”