Who we are

Askew Eyewear is an independent optical boutique established in Stoke Newington in 2006.

We provide a relaxing environment with friendly qualified staff to help make the important decision of how to look and feel good in your choice of eyewear. A unique range of optical and sunglass frames are sourced from around the world and are updated regularly along with a bespoke and vintage collections. The children's range is especially worth a look. All our services are accompanied by professional but honest advice .

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Askew Eyewear in Stoke Newington
Our lovely shop in Stoke Newington

Eye examinations

At Askew Eyewear in N16 we recommend regular eye examinations.  Our highly qualified optometrists share over 50 years experience in the field.  We also offer specialist eye exams such as OCT or myopia control management. 


We provide advice and assistance in your choice of frames to express your personality and individuality. We stock frames from the world's leading spectacle designers to suit all tastes and budgets. 

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Look great in the sun with our range of iconic sunglasses.


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Contact lenses

We offer a contact lens consultation following a regular eye examination. If you opt for contact lenses there are a wide range of lenses that are available to suit your lifestyle and the consultation will help to decide which is the best type and the best fit.

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Help and advice

During your eye test we can offer help and advice on any eye problems that you have or that we identify. If we think you need to see a specialist, then we will refer you to one. And if you want to pop into the shop for a bit of advice you are always welcome.

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Everyone’s eyes are different. That’s why our lenses for glasses are tailored to your individual needs, and not just your prescription. At Askew Eyewear in N16 we’ll ask about your lifestyle as well as testing your eyes and help you find the very best solution for your prescription lenses.

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We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we are proud to be a collection point for the Hackney Foodbank.

You can come along anytime and donate food and help combat poverty and hunger in Hackney.