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Now that spring is upon us once again, we’re looking forward to getting back outside and catching some sunlight. For a change from the over-populated streets of London or scrambling for a spot in the local park, hanging out by the fresh waterside might be a better way to enjoy sunny days in a more peaceful setting. Check out our top five canal-side hangouts for inspiration to fill your weekends and longer evenings.

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Shane’s on Canalside
26 East Bay Lane, Here East, London, E15 2GW

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What could be better than Monopoly and tea or a pint? Nothing. Luckily, we’re not the only ones to think so, and loads of great venues are popping up around London Town to combine our love of gaming with our love of drinking. When you’re in the mood for Scrabble and cider, beer and Buckaroo or tea and Trivial Pursuit, check out this list of our favourites.

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 Draughts, London

337 Acton Mews, Haggerston, E8 4EA

Draughts is the original board game bar in London and can be found …

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Noticed the surge in popularity of healthy eating, clean eating and natural food choices over the last year or two? Whether you live with an allergy or food intolerance and struggle to find places that cater for your needs, or you’re a pioneer of leading a healthier lifestyle, we’ve handpicked our top five favourite spots to grab some free-from food in London!

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197-199 Rosebery Avenue, Finsbury, EC1R 4TJ 

Niche is a totally gluten-free restaurant, although you’d never know it from looking at the menu! With a ‘Best of British’ …

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When you think of London’s waterways, quaint canals are probably not the first thing that spring to mind. But look beyond the River Thames and you’ll see that urban London is also home to some serene waterside spots. We reveal where they’re hiding, and more importantly, where you can get the best cups of canalside coffee!

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The Summerhouse
60 Blomfield Road, W9 2PA

Resting on the Union Canal is The Summerhouse café and restaurant. With an outdoor seating area that sits directly on the water, this hidden gem …

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