A Guide To 24 Hours In London Stratford

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London Stratford is home to bustling huge green spaces, burgeoning arts, epic cultural scenes, and a crazy nightlife with amazing food and drinks you can ever experience. Luckily,  if you’re in town for 24 hours, here’s how to have a great time in the capital’s hippest postcode…

Day 1


Arrive In London Stratford

London Stratford has a lot on offer so getting an early start is best to see everything this place has to offer. Arrive at London Stratford via the Tube, DLR, or the high-speed train from London St Pancras and drop off your bags at Roomzzz London Stratford, just a 15-minute stroll from Stratford International Station.


It’s Time To Shop!

Westfield Stratford is the 4th largest shopping centre in the UK so wear your comfortable shoes! With shops such as Charlotte Tilbury, Mac, River Island, Dune London, Pull & Bear, The North Face and more, you could easily end up spending all day here!


Lunch At Westfield Stratford

If you fancy a snack midway into your shopping expedition there are several food outlets in Westfield Stratford where you can get a big meal or a little pick me up! Go for burgers at Shake Shack, try out The Real Greek for a light meze or the chargrilled meat skewers, they’ll cater for your every need, or Franco Manca for pizza. There’s an option to cater for everyone’s taste so you can have a well-deserved break after your shopping!


ArcelorMittal Orbit

This potentially might not be the best option after a meal but you can’t miss out on the ArcelorMittal Orbit. This viewing platform was one of the most striking features of the 2012 London Olympic Games and now the games are over it’s still one of the main attractions of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Head up to the world’s longest tunnel slide and if you call yourself a daredevil, we challenge you to whiz down to the devilish corkscrew section named the ‘bettfeder’ at 178 m long with 12 twists and turns wind through the UK’s tallest sculpture. The park has something for everyone – whether you want to see the legendary sporting venues, the lush green spaces, the waterways or explore the wide range of events. This place will surely catch your heart through its exhilarating and breath taking views. 


Check-in at Roomzzz London Stratford

It’s time to check-in at Roomzzz London Stratford. Take the keys to your room and settle into a peaceful environment where all your worries will melt away. There are several different room varieties at Roomzzz London Stratford – the Neo, Smart, Grande Studios, and Dezign or Liberty Suites. Each room is modern and has a fully equipped kitchen and en-suite bathroom. If you want those jaw-dropping views of London, book into one of our Dezign Suites where you’ll be able to see for miles from your very own balcony.


Dinner at Darkhorse

Darkhorse describes itself as a modern European restaurant and cocktail bar with Italian and Spanish influenced food. It sounds delicious, doesn’t it? Situated in London’s East Village, this is the perfect place to go for a romantic dinner. Feast on fresh burrata, char-grilled sirloin of beef on bone. Make your Sundays even better and go for Roast chicken or porchetta, or fish cake in panko breadcrumbs. They have an exceptional Sunday lunch menu – perfect for your Sunday Binge! Everything is worth your try. Complement with summer berry crème brûlée, fresh cherry cheesecake, or a hot chocolate brioche pudding for dessert and a glass of wine or cocktail to sip alongside your meal!


Enjoy An Evening At Roof East

Roof East is one of London Stratford’s coolest hangout spots. With food trucks, indie bars, crazy golf, cinema, and batting cages, this isn’t just a place to come for a quick drink. It’s the place to come for a good catch up with friends or a cool date night. 

Day 2


Enjoy A Grab & Go Breakfast at Roomzzz London Stratford

One of the perks of staying at Roomzzz London Stratford is that you can enjoy breakfast at your own pace. Do you need to rush out the door? Then grab a bag and fill it with fresh pastries and fruit. Do you want a lazy morning in bed? Well, take some food and a hot coffee up to your room to enjoy in peace.


Check-out and Grab Some Cake From Sawmill 

Your time in London Stratford has come to an end but the adventure doesn’t quite end yet. Check out Roomzzz London Stratford and grab a piece of cake from Sawmill for your journey home. Carrot cake, honey cake and red velvet cake are just a few of the things you could choose!

Loving London Stratford life? Why not make a weekend of it with a stay at our Roomzzz London Stratford, here.

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