Ruffians’ Guide to Rivington Street in Shoreditch


Rivington Street been home to Ruffians Shoreditch shop for three glorious years. And in that time our team, led by Manager Tommy Cunliffe, has gotten to know all the top spots in the area for shopping, eating, drinking and well… just about everything. Here, barber Natalie Angold shares some of her top tips of what to do nearby.

Best spot for a caffeine hit

Fix 126
126 Curtain Rd

Fix 126 – great place for people-watching and celebrity-spotting 

Best place to buy a cool new outfit

151 Curtain Rd

Goodhood – coolest designer garms and pretty sick home wear too! 

Best café to get breakfast/ brunch

67 Rivington Street

FRANCOS! Louis the owner is a don and a Shoreditch old timer.

Best place for a slap-up dinner 

54-56 Great Eastern St

Gloria for fancy dates (try the carbonara – instagrammers dream) 

MEATmission for mates/ dirty dates. WE ARE ADDICTED TO HIPPY FRISE! Also beware the unlabelled green liquor – many a Ruffian has been ruined by this at Christmas parties!

15 Hoxton Market


Best place to get a sweat on (do exercise!)

29 New Inn Yard,

Frame – great selection of classes, from dance to spin – loads of fun and lovely mix of people.

Chroma Yoga – take some me time and stretch out your stresses in a beautiful studio that utilises light to enhance your experience.

Chroma Yoga
45-46 Charlotte Rd

Best spot to chill out

The Curtain rooftop – the understated members club – cocktails and sunshine a plenty.

The Curtain
45 Curtain Rd

Want more? Book an appointment online with Natalie or any of the Ruffians Shoreditch team for a fresh trim and advice of where else to check out in the area!


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