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

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Canning Town Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

 
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Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  42% 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 £57  27% 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 £56  38% 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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Sights and Attractions near SS Robin

The best museums, galleries, attractions near SS Robin
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Eukanuba Discover Dogs
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October 2017 - 10am-5pm
SS Robin, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 4 minutes from SS Robin
Community & Lifestyle, Charity/Fundraising Event....More
 
 
 
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The National Wedding Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October 2017 - 10am-5pm
SS Robin, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 4 minutes from SS Robin
A chance to browse a wide selection of traders offering all the requirements for potential brides and grooms....More
 
 
 
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Kidtropolis
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th Oct 2017 - 9am
SS Robin, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 4 minutes from SS Robin
Attractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near SS Robin

Near SS Robin
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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What are the best dining options near SS Robin London?
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Due to a fire in August 2016, Studio 338 is currently undergoing a major refurb . In the meantime, check out their ... 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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Erdinger Oktoberfest
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Greenwich Peninsula 19 minutes walk from Ss Robin

This autumn, German brewery Erdinger presents an authentic Oktoberfest experience in London. The brewery will build a traditional Bavarian beer ...More

 
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Leisure | Until 22nd October 2017 

Greenwich Peninsula 19 minutes walk from Ss Robin

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Richmond Theatre

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Jermyn Street Theatre

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Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

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SSE Arena, Wembley

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Saatchi Gallery

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