SS Robin  

 
 
ADDRESS
2D/2E Royal Victoria Place, Tower Hamlets, London E16 1UQ
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Open for tours only, booked in advance.
 
PRICES
£10 (Adult), £5 (Child), £25 (Family)
 

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SS RobinThe world's oldest complete steamship, the SS Robin, has been lovingly restored to create an East London maritime landmark. The original 1890 engineroom, former crews' mess,captain's quarters, galley kitchen and restored cargo hold give a rare glimpse into the onboard life of Victorian crew. Founders of the SS Robin Trust, photographers David and Nishani Kampfner, are well respected in the photographic realm and both are regular reviewers and judges at European photography festivals including Visa Pour L'Image, Les Rencontres d'Arles, Photo Espana and the UK Association of Photographers Awards.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Canning Town Tube Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canning Town Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  30% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 7 minutes from SS Robin
The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel Centre. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting a conference or exhibition, ... More
 
 
 
Good Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £22  40% off
Royal Victoria Dock, E161FA | 8 minutes from SS Robin
Providing work for those who have previously struggled, the Good Hotel has earned its name. The striking hotel, which can be found floating at the historic ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - ExCel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  36% off
Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 10 minutes from SS Robin
Set in an idyllic waterfront location, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel ExCel offers four-star facilities in an impressive new contemporary development. Set in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cutty Sark
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
King William Walk, West Greenwich, SE10 | 2.2 miles from SS Robin
The restoration of the Cutty Sark has seen £50 million spent on the famous tea clipper ship which was damaged by fire on 21 May 2007. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 4.5 miles from SS Robin
With its views of the Tower Of London and The Shard, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
HMS Belfast
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4.7 miles from SS Robin
HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop into ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near SS Robin
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London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 12 minutes from SS Robin
(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
East Greenwich Coaling Jetty
London > Attractions > Sights
Olympian Way, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 15 minutes from SS Robin
Originally designed as a coaling jetty to receive and unload coal to fuel Blackwall Point power station, The Jetty has been turned into a temporary platform ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farmopolis
London > Attractions > Sights
The Jetty at Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 15 minutes from SS Robin
Relocating thousands of plants from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Farmopolis creates a beautiful floating garden on The Jetty at Greenwich Peninsula. This creative ... More
 
 
 
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Near SS Robin
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The London Bike Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd, 24th and 25th February 2018
SS Robin, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 4 minutes from SS Robin
Olympian Sir Chris Hoy launches the UK's largest cycling show when it returns to ExCeL London in February 2018, hosting the biggest freeride mountain bike competition, ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
EcoBuild
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th, 7th and 8th March 2018
SS Robin, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 4 minutes from SS Robin
EcoBuild focuses on sustainable design and construction. Hosted at London's ExCeL, the event has a programme of seminars and conferences that look into topics such as ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The National Wedding Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th April 2018
SS Robin, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 4 minutes from SS Robin
With over 300 experts, planners and brands from the world of weddings under one roof, The National Wedding Show has everything you need to plan the ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near SS Robin

Near SS Robin
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Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 14 minutes from SS Robin
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 20 minutes from SS Robin
Stadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, ... More
 
 
 
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WM Jazz
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 20 minutes from SS Robin
Since launching in summer 2013 WM Jazz has carved out a real following. Set within the Water Margin Restaurant at The 02 Arena, WM Jazz hosts ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near SS Robin

The best shops and markets near SS Robin
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The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 18 minutes from SS Robin
A one-stop-shop combining espresso bar, deli restaurant and grocery store, The Grocer gives London City Island residents a place to eat, enjoy morning coffee and pick ... More
 
 
 
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Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 26 minutes from SS Robin
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
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Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 35 minutes from SS Robin
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
 
 
 
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Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, E16 | 13 minutes from SS Robin
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Fatboys Diner
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Trinity Bouy Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from SS Robin
Stock up on American style cuisine in the heart of London's Docklands at Fatboys Diner, where burgers are washed down with full dairy ice cream shakes. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gaucho - 02
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 20 minutes from SS Robin
Opened in March 2008, Gaucho at the O2 boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all ... More
 
 
 
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Education near SS Robin

Near SS Robin
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 2 miles from SS Robin
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.7 miles from SS Robin
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.6 miles from SS Robin
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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SS Robin gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 19 minutes from SS Robin
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 20 minutes from SS Robin
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 23 minutes from SS Robin
Hidden within the centre of the InterContinental London - The O2 is a large luxury spa that offers a tranquil escape. In ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near SS Robin

The best pubs near London SS Robin.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 2 miles from SS Robin
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 2.3 miles from SS Robin
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 29 minutes from SS Robin
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near SS Robin

SS Robin clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 20 minutes from SS Robin
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 20 minutes from SS Robin
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 23 minutes from SS Robin
Studio 338 opened in spectacular style in March 2014, with Mark 'MK' Kinchen, Kevin Saunderson and Kate Simko all on the line-up. With a capacity of ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near SS Robin

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near SS Robin.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.2 miles from SS Robin
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 6 minutes from SS Robin
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 21 minutes from SS Robin
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
 

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The London Bike Show
The London Bike Show
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

ExCeL London 4 minutes walk from Ss Robin

Olympian Sir Chris Hoy launches the UK's largest cycling show when it returns to ExCeL London in February 2018, hosting ...More

 
Dinosaurs in the Wild
Attraction | Until 31st July 2018 

Greenwich Peninsula 19 minutes walk from Ss Robin

Go on a time-travelling adventure to the days of the dinosaurs!Dinosaurs in the Wild takes you on the adventure of ...More

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Mick's Garage
Mick's Garage
Drinking 

Coming from Crate Brewery - their tap room is across the yard - it's ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Portrait
Tacita Dean: Portrait
Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Portrait Gallery

The first National Portrait Gallery exhibition to be devoted to the medium of film, this ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Gallery

An exploration of still life by leading contemporary artist Tacita Dean featuring a new film ...More

 
Victorian Giants: The Birth Of Art Photography
Victorian Giants: The Birth Of Art Photography
Exhibitions | From 1st March 

National Portrait Gallery

Bringing together, for the first time, the works ...More

 
Action Against Hunger: Moveable Feast - The City
Action Against Hunger: Moveable Feast - The City
Foodie Events | On 12th March 

Duck & Waffle

Enjoy fine dining surrounded by 15 different types ...More

 
Soft Cell
Soft Cell
Concerts | On 30th September 

The O2 Arena

The sound of the '80s, synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell reunite for one last time at ...More

 
Everything Everything
Everything Everything
Concerts | On 10th March 

Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Foodie Events | From 4th April 

The Ugly Duck

Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed ...More

 
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
Drinking 

Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The ...More

 
Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson
Concerts | From 27th March 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy-nominated progressive rock musician and record producer Steven Wilson ("the most successful British artist you've ...More

 
The Coral Room
The Coral Room
Drinking 

A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
Stereophonics
Stereophonics
Concerts | From 2nd March 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
Downing Street
Downing Street
Attractions 

Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Amber
Dining 

Tucked away behind the Curzon in Goodman's Fields, Amber is an all-day Middle Eastern and ...More

 
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London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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