Leytonstone is located on the eastern side of London in the borough of Waltham Forest and is mainly a residential area. It lies next to Epping Forest and has numerous places of interest within easy reach such as the William Morris Gallery, Annex East art centre and SEE Studio. The area is known for its architecture and fine art establishments with a number of galleries and museums housed in old buildings like Sutton House and Vyner Street gallery.
Leytonstone has serviced office space in a variety of areas and the occupants of these offices include engineering companies, doctors, building material suppliers, housing repair companies, solicitors and accountants, among others. Prontaprint, Kingsley & Co, Abstract Landscapes Ltd and Rentman Software Ltd are examples of businesses that can be found in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Entertainment around Leytonstone includes everything from live performances to nightclubs and bars. The Comedy Café offers stand up comedy while the nearby O2 Arena is the largest indoor entertainment centre in Britain. Troxy hosts a number of live musical performances and 10 Gales takes performing arts to a new level. Classical music lovers will also find many options such as Wilton’s Music Hall and Bishopsgate Institute. Leytonstone offers a varied line-up of restaurants such as the Ark Fish Restaurant, which provides fresh seafood caught locally every day. Orford Saloon offers Spanish cuisine while Mediterranean cuisine can be found at Jamie’s Italian, owned by the celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. Forman’s Fish Island is another seafood-enthusiast’s delight, while East Asian food lovers will appreciate the menu at Namo.
Leytonstone tube station provides direct connectivity to the underground network as does Wanstead, which is also within easy reach. For overground rail commuters, Wood Street and Forest Gate railway stations are just a short walk from Leytonstone. There are a number of buses running through the area and taxi services are plentiful all across Leytonstone.