East London by Candlelight

by Jess Henderson

A twilight adventure through historic Shoreditch haunts

There are fantastic little gems sprinkled throughout Shoreditch and if you know where to go you can find some really special things.

A twilight adventure through historic Shoreditch haunts, designed by Jess Henderson – a travel writer, photographer and the face behind @jessonthames.

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Innovative cocktails at an illuminated rooftop bar

Innovative cocktails at an illuminated rooftop bar

Find out what’s so special about their vodka – a world’s first!

A silent journey through time at a hidden historical exhibit

A silent journey through time at a hidden historical exhibit

We won’t give too much away but we will ensure you go in with the right mindset in order to get the best out of the experience.

Dimly lit dining at one of the world’s best restaurants

Dimly lit dining at one of the world’s best restaurants

Learn about the inspiring story of chef owner, James Lowe, as well as the long history of the building itself.

Wine down in a glowing intimate lounge

Wine down in a glowing intimate lounge

Curious about the name? We were too – we’ll shed some light on that PLUS why and how its Founders got things off the ground.


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Overview

🕕 Arrive 6-7pm

Innovative cocktails at an illuminated rooftop bar

Introduce your date to the evening overlooking the city at this enchanting garden rooftop bar. Cozily decorated with candles and charming lights, this gem brings nothing but warm, intimate vibes.

Jess HendersonShoreditch feels hectic and busy and crazy and this is this lofty kind of quieter little heaven up top above it. So, I think if you’re going to start a date in one of the busier parts of town it’s a really nice place to do it and feel like you’re away from the hubbub.

Find out what’s so special about their vodka – a world’s first!

🚶‍♂️8 min walk away

A silent journey through time at a hidden historical exhibit

The less you know up front the better – we’ll let this 18th Century time capsule do all the talking while you walk around together in complete silence.

Jess HendersonIt’s one of the most fascinating things I’ve ever done in London. It feels like stepping inside a time capsule. Great date material and lots to talk about when you come out.

We won’t give too much away but we will ensure you go in with the right mindset in order to get the best out of the experience.

🚶‍♂️7 min walk away

Dimly lit dining at one of the world’s best restaurants

Take the candlelights to your table as an aspiring pilot takes on British cuisine – it’s an adventure all on its own with a modern menu that holds an impressive track record.

Jess HendersonI just remember everything being good. They serve outstanding meat and fish plus the menu is built around fresh ingredients and whatever’s in season.

Learn about the inspiring story of their chef owner, as well as the long history of the building itself.

🚶‍♂️12 min walk away

Wine down in a glowing intimate lounge

End the night at this excellent, out of place wine bar. With an extensive menu filled with enticing options to discover, your wine glass will be as good as history.

Jess HendersonI think if you had to pick the ultimate date destination in London, this is it.

We’ll let you in on the story of why and how the Founders got things off the ground.

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These are all special places that have special stories behind them.

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These are all special places that have special stories behind them.

Jess Henderson

A date night plan by

Jess Henderson

Travel writer, photographer and the face behind @jessonthames

Jess may not be from London, but after fifteen years living abroad, she’s made the city her home. An expert in London lifestyle, Jess lends her knowledge to a variety of networks including Eurostar and Visit London, while her collection of photos and stories invite others to share in on her experiences.

Jess may not be from London, but after fifteen years living abroad, she’s made the city her home. An expert in London lifestyle, Jess lends her knowledge to a variety of networks including Eurostar and Visit London, while her collection of photos and stories invite others to share in on her experiences.

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