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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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If you’re yet to hear about Here East, it’s high time you did – as it’s now open for business! The incredible space is the former Press and Broadcast Centres for London 2012 and is the digital quarter for east London. The space has already changed so much since London 2012, but there’s still lots more to come for Here East. Next year they’ll open the biggest, boldest and most ambitious Technology Innovation Centre ever built in Europe.

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We love east London for so many reasons, but its incredible food scene is definitely right up there. So we’re always on the look-out for awesome new places to feed our hungry tums. Canalside, which is Here East’s newest destination on the bank of the Lee Canal, fills us with excitement as a new spot for gorgeous grub… so we decided it was only fair to investigate! We chatted to Shane Harrison, the man behind restaurant Shane’s On Canalside to see why we should visit!

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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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On the lookout for some new eating and drinking spots in London? You’re in luck! A brand new canal side hub for dining, drinking, shopping and socializing is opening in Hackney Wick! It’s time to meet the first wave of businesses who will soon be calling Here East ‘home’.

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You may have seen Here East, London’s new digital quarter, pop up on London Living a number of times now. Located in the former Press and Broadcast Centre for the London 2012 Olympics, this new complex of …

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