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All About Boxpark Shoreditch and What to Do While You Are There

20th September 2021 · by Megan Trich

A Saturday or Sunday well spent is a day where one gets to relax and enjoy activities that they are not able to typically enjoy during the hustle and bustle of the workweek. Those activities usually revolve around food, shopping, and gathering with friends and loved ones. A weeknight out well spent is also usually centered around food, friends, drink, or music – a break from the strict structure of the rest of the week. Getting to complete all of those desired activities under one roof at Boxpark Shoreditch is ideal. There’s no need for travel or commuting time in between each activity. Enjoying a meal or drink whilst you shop? Sounds like an ideal afternoon or evening out.

boxpark shoreditch
Boxpark Shoreditch

Boxpark Shoreditch is the spot for fully utilising all of the time you have for food, drinks, friends, music, art, and shopping. You can experience all of it inside of the world’s first pop-up shopping center. Boxpark Shoreditch was founded in 2011 and has combined East London’s love for street food and the popularity of pop-up shopping and art exhibitions. Every brand, food selection, and event that happens at Boxpark has been carefully curated and is sure to satisfy.

Where to Find Boxpark Shoreditch

Boxpark Shoreditch is located in Shoreditch, a part of east London. The Shoreditch High Street Overground station is located right next to the pop-up mall. If you are traveling underground, make your way to London Liverpool Street — a ten-minute walk away from Boxpark Shoreditch. Additionally, the underground Old Street Station is about ten minutes away from Boxpark as well. Boxpark’s Address is 2-10 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6GY, UK.

Food Stalls

Boxpark has much more to offer than just food, but the delicious offerings that they do have are sure to draw you in. They have a variety of different cuisines from all over the world and whether you are wanting something light or something heavy and filling, you will be able to find something amongst their food selection.

Lighter Fare

Acai Berry – A smoothie and superfood bar that offers acai bowls, smoothies, and other healthy, light options.
Oatopia – Porridge, oats, coffee, & flapjacks. Plenty of vegan and artisan options.

Argentinian Grill Shoreditch
Argentinian Grill, Boxpark, Shoreditch

Full Meal Options

The Argentinian Grill – Authentic Argentinian steak, chicken, and sides.
Clean Kitchen Club – Fancy a burger, but need something vegan? Stop here for both.
Black Bear Burger– Full-size, fully-beef burgers. Nuggets and fries are available and delicious as well.
The Athenian– Greek chicken, meat, fries, and accompaniments.
Coofighter – Korean inspired wings, bao, fried chicken, and burgers.
Fanny’s Kebabs – A healthy, lighter version of your Greek favorite. Healthy, fresh kebabs and wraps.
EDU– Small plates, burritos, and tacos inspired by Spain.
Fatto A Mano Pizza – Handmade Neapolitan pizza.
Mercy Burger – Another high-quality, creative, and plant-based option. Burgers shake, and fries are offered.
Poptata – Cheesy fries and fully loaded chips.
Rainbo – Handmade katsu and dumpling selections.
Rudie’s Jerk Shack – Jamaican-inspired chicken and accompaniments with a twist.
Salt Shed – The place to hit for all of your salty, cured, pastrami cravings. They also serve burgers and fresh cuts of meat.
Wokhouse – Noodles swimming in fresh vegetables, prawns, homemade sauce, and other accompaniments.

Desserts

Humbledough – No need to worry about getting sick over this cookie dough. It’s completely raw, edible, and vegan.
Love Churros – Freshly made fried delicacies. Churros, pancakes, and doughnuts are handmade and fresh daily.
Snog Frozen Yoghurt – Fat-free frozen yogurt with your choice of a variety of toppings and stir-ins.
Soft Serve Society – A dessert bar piled high with plenty of ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes, and coffee treats to choose from.

Drinks

Boxpark Bar – The place to stop by if you’re looking for wine, beer, spirits, or cocktails to enjoy while you wander around the shops at Boxpark.
Small Batch Coffee – Need a caffeine kick? Boxpark has you covered there too. Freshly brewed coffee, lattes, and other hot or cold drinks to choose
from.
Biju Bubble Tea – Coming soon to Boxpark Shoreditch — fresh, homemade Singaporean Bubble Tea.

beatbox shoreditch
Drinks at Beatbox, Shoreditch

Shopping

Whether you’re looking for clothes, makeup, art, shoes, gifts, toys, stationery, or something else, Boxpark will have plenty of shops for you to peruse through. Many of the available shops are considered pop-ups, so the available stores will vary depending on the time you make your way over to Shoreditch. If you’re looking for a certain pop-up, be sure to check out boxpark.co.uk/shoreditch/shopping/ to see what pop-ups are currently open.

Absence of Color
Shopping at Absence of Color, Shoreditch

Permanent and long-term store fixtures include:
Absence of Color
Aigoo
Arch Brow Bar
Asian Girls Club
Astrid & Miyu
Barbersmiths
Couco Eyewear
Get a Drip (Vitamin drips and booster shots)
The Gift Box
Green Machine London
House of Henna
Inspired By Africa
The Journal Shop
JT Skateboard
Nolii
RNLDN
Solid Cologne UK
Sugar & Style
TRU Barbados

Events

If you’re looking for something to enjoy outside of food, drink, or shopping, Boxpark regularly holds events in their space. Music, art, fashion, markets, poetry, and comedy are all regularly included in the lineup. There is something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a night out with music and a DJ or a special meal and gathering with specially paired beer and chicken, there is always something happening at Boxpark and something for everyone to enjoy. Shoreditch regularly has what they call “Saturday Sessions”. These nights are filled with various DJs playing a variety of music styles and the drinks and vendors are available for those attending. You can book tickets on their site.

Whether you make your way over to Boxpark Shoreditch on a Tuesday afternoon or a Friday after a week of work, there is always something to eat, drink, listen to, or explore. The pop-ups are constantly shifting to something new, so even if you’re a Boxpark regular, you almost always having something new to check out. The food is easy to carry around while you explore the space, but you have the option to sit down and enjoy if you’d like. The iconic shipping containers Boxpark’s shops and food stalls are held in are hard to miss and you are sure to have the perfect place to eat, drink, shop, and enjoy company all under one roof.

You can find out more information on their website at boxpark.co.uk/shoreditch/

The weekly hours are:
• Mon-Wed: 11am–11 pm
• Thu-Sat: 11am–11.45pm
• Sun: 11am–10.30pm

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