The Russet

The Russet cafe lies at the heart of Hackney Downs Studios.

The daily cafe serves fresh, rustic, seasonal food and drink, alongside an eclectic programme of arts, music, film, theatre and cabaret.

From January the dinner service at The Russet will become the realm of Mazi Mas, who serve food from the hearts of the refugee and migrant women running their kitchen, read more here!

Please email for all bookings.

Cafe opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm (Food served 9am - 3pm everyday)

Mazi Mas opening hours: Thursday to Saturday 6pm-10pm