City Guide: Shoreditch

Art on the Shoreditch streets.

Art provides the landscape for everyday life in Shoreditch.

A new wave of young professionals have moved in, sending property prices sky-rocketing in what was once a working-class neighbourhood between Old Street and Bethnal Green. The boom was kick-started by the likes of British artists Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, who moved in during the Nineties, followed by scores of artistic bohemians.

Today Shoreditch is jam-packed with lofts, galleries, chic bars and restaurants, coffee shops and clubs. But it’s here, interspersed in the maze of odd-angled…
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New Luke Dale-Roberts’ venture on the cards

Luke Dale-Roberts has another new venture on the cards. Image courtesy The Pot Luck Club/Luke Dale-Roberts

Luke Dale-Roberts has another new venture on the cards. Image courtesy The Pot Luck Club/Luke Dale-Roberts

When it comes to food glorious food, it seems that chef Luke Dale-Roberts can do no wrong. He truly is a trendsetter in a league of his own, and with the successes of the Test Kitchen and The Pot Luck Club under his belt, Naturalis is his new ‘baby’.

‘I call it my incubation hub,’ he…
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