Whether it’s the heights, the adrenaline or walking down the spiral staircase that has worked up an appetite, there are plenty of delicious bars, cafés and restaurants a short walk from the ArcelorMittal Orbit! So whether you’re after a coffee to warm up for the adventure, a tipple to celebrate conquering the world’s longest tunnel Slide, or a meal for all the family, you’ll be spoilt for choice:
The Last Drop is open every day, 10am – 6pm.
Located right next to the ArcelorMittal Orbit, The Last Drop is open daily serving a fresh selection of cakes, pastries, light lunches and snacks using locally sourced, seasonal produce wherever possible. Sit back and relax with a steaming cup of coffee or choose from their fully stocked bar while enjoying the stunning views across the London Aquatics Centre, London Stadium and the glorious waterways in between.
Please note the Last Drop can get extremely busy on Stadium event days. Please visit the restaurant’s website for more information.
Take a stroll across to the North of the Park and indulge in the menu at Timber Lodge Café. Located conveniently next to Tumbling Bay Playground, this is a great location for the adults to relax and refuel while the children play in the state-of-the-art adventure playgrounds! The café itself has been brilliantly designed to blend into the natural environment and produces its own green energy using solar panels.
Only a short walk away in the north of the Park, just past the Copper Box Arena, lies a wonderful stretch of restaurants overlooking the beautiful canals and neighbouring Hackney Wick. The vibrant social atmosphere is complimented by a number of popular and independent food retailers, making for the perfect spot to catch up with friends, family or even for a spot to read. Choose from:
The former Athlete’s Village from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is perfectly visible from the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Home to a lively neighbourhood of families and young professionals, the area is also alive with delicious food, coffee, brunches and gelato:
Just a short walk away in the neighbouring suburbs, one of London’s quirkiest and unique hidden gems is waiting to be explored. Nestled amongst the incredible art scene of east London, there are plenty of great cafés and restaurants waiting for you to enjoy. With craft ales, award-winning pizzas and amazing beer gardens, take your pick from the offerings in Hackney Wick and Fish Island:
Located between the London Aquatics Centre and Westfield Shopping Centre, International Quarter London is the new business district at the entrance south of the Park. IQL is home to a variety of cafés and restaurants for you to pick up a quick bite or enjoy a meal:
One of Europe’s largest shopping centres is right on our doorstep. While you can literally shop until you drop, you will also find a variety of fast food venues and delicious high street names such as Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Busaba Eathai, The Real Greek and many, many more.
A new space for local makers, creators and traders on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – and home to Hackney Bridge Kitchens. Step inside this new street food hall and you’ll find ridiculously tasty menus from small, independent kitchens. Feast on:
You’ll also find The Hangar Bar, serving up all the classic cocktails, beers and more. Hackney Bridge Kitchens is open Tuesday to Friday from 12pm, and on weekends from 11am. Find out more at www.hackneybridge.org.