Barge East

Description

With Executive Chef Gavin Gordon at the helm and sustainability at its core, Barge East offers a seasonal a la carte and 'super sustainable specials' & a Sunday roast menus using readily available produce and ingredients from Barge East's on-site gardens and local suppliers. 

Moored on the River Lee in Hackney Wick, the historic 125-year-old Dutch barge has been transformed from its former life as a cargo barge in Holland into a floating restaurant and bar in East London. Sitting adjacent to its sister venue, riverside street food and bar Barge East Gardens & Terrace

Offering a variety of dining experiences in its authentic spaces:

  • The Lower Deck Main Dining Room based in the hull of the barge offering views of the chef's kitchen
  • The Upper Deck for heated covered or uncovered outdoor spaces boasting 360 degree riverside views of London's skyline
  • Exclusive dining experience in the secluded Captain's Cabin for groups of 6 to 10 - a quaint, fairy lit space located behind the Captains wheel, guests can play their own music and decorate the cabin to help theme their occasion. 
  • The Canopy - a beautiful private dining space for up to 26 guests with views of the Gardens and river. 

For street food and drinks sourced from local suppliers and brewers, head to Barge East Gardens and Terrace, our adjacent riverside gardens.

Barge East has been proudly awarded the coveted Newcomer Award at the 2021 Catey Awards, the equivalent to an Oscar in the restaurant world, other accolades for this unique dining experience in East London include London’s #1 Restaurant 2019 - 2020 and Travellers' Choice 2020 and 2021 by Tripadvisor 

Info

  • Experience, Daytime, Brunch
  • Drinkonomical £
  • Taking Bookings
  • None
  • By the Water, Heated Outdoor Space, Outdoor Dining
  • Booking required

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 16:00 23:30
Tuesday 16:00 23:30
Wednesday 16:00 23:30
Thursday 16:00 23:30
Friday 16:00 0:00
Saturday 12:00 0:00
Sunday 12:00 22:30

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 26th August 2024 12:00 22:00
Monday 16th September 2024 16:00 0:00
Monday 22nd July 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 23rd July 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 24th July 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Monday 29th July 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 30th July 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 31st July 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Monday 5th August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 6th August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 7th August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Monday 12th August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 13th August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 14th August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Monday 19th August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 20th August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 21st August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 27th August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 28th August 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Monday 2nd September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 3rd September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 4th September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Monday 9th September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 10th September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 11th September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 17th September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 18th September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Monday 23rd September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 24th September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 25th September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.
Monday 30th September 2024 - - Private Hire Only.

Location

Address

Barge East, Floating restaurant serving modern British menu, 98 White Post Lane, E9 5EN

Area

Hackney

Nearest Station

Hackney Wick (Rail)

Menus

  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Bottomless Brunch, Vegan Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly, European and Bar Snacks food.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
Barge East - full venue hire Venue Hire 50 120 - 2750 5000

Located riverside in Hackney Wick, East London, our quirky floating restaurant and riverside gardens, Terrace & Riverside Rooftop offer a plethora of spaces & experiences. We are a charming and versatile space that have hosted a range of different events, from corporate work parties to weddings and product launches.

Steeped maritime charm, our 124-year-old Dutch Barge is a testament to timeless elegance. Transformed into an award-winning restaurant, 'De Hoop' exudes a unique charm with a 90-person capacity, making it an intimate and unforgettable setting for your event.

Top deck Rooftop 50 90 - 1000 2000
Captains Cabin Private Room 10 15 - 50 200
Lower Deck Venue Hire 50 70 - 750 1500

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Customer Reviews (1789)

Our Review

Talking The Tjalk: Did Barge East Walk The Walk?

The De Hoop is looking pretty good for its age. At 114 the Dutch Tjalk has lived more than a little and through the efforts of three childhood friends it’s been given a new lease of life entirely. Sailed from Amsterdam to Hackney Wick, the vessel now stands moored at Sweetwater, next to the Queen Elizabeth…

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