The Mary Read; A Unique Canal Boat Venue For All Your Special Occasions

The Number Group Boat is an incredibly unique location for any type of event, from photo shoots to private parties that run into the early hours of the morning. This 30ft canal can accommodate up to 80 standing including the roof, or we can set up dining tables for a very special private dining experience for 20 guests inside and 20 more on the roof. The boat comes complete with a private bar, PA system and it’s own toilet facilities. We can also provide DJ equipment on request.

Unique Features of the Bar & Co Boat

  • Stunning Waterfront Views: Enjoy the picturesque scenery of the canal, providing a serene backdrop for your events or a peaceful escape from the city’s hustle.
  • Versatile Space: Whether you’re hosting a birthday bash, a corporate event, or a casual get-together, our boat’s adaptable space can be tailored to fit your needs.
  • Live Entertainment: The Bar & Co Boat features live music and DJ sets, adding an extra layer of excitement to your evenings.
  • Exquisite Food and Drinks: Indulge in our selection of craft beers, fine wines, and delicious bites, all served with a side of spectacular canal views.

Why Choose the Bar & Co Boat?

  • Central Location: Easily accessible from various parts of London, our boat is a convenient choice for both locals and visitors.
  • Unique Atmosphere: The combination of a traditional boat setting with modern amenities creates an unforgettable experience.
  • Customizable Packages: We offer a range of packages to suit different budgets and preferences, ensuring your event is exactly how you envision it.

Plan Your Visit or Event

Ready to experience the magic of the Bar & Co Boat at Number90? Contact us to book your visit or to plan your next event. Our team is dedicated to making your time with us memorable and enjoyable.

Please contact or call 07355 679 929 to enquire.

Barge East Hackney Wick

Barge East in Hackney Wick is an enchanting dining experience, featuring gourmet cuisine in a rustic setting, and offering a distinctive charm that makes it a must-visit location in East London. Located in one of London’s most vibrant and artistic neighborhoods, this floating piece of history is more than just a restaurant; it represents innovation and tradition.

Step Aboard History: The Vintage Dutch Tjalk

Dutch Tjalk, a vessel dating back 118 years, has been expertly converted into a cosy restaurant and bar. Situated on the River Lee, it offers spectacular views of London’s skyline, particularly spectacular at sunset. With its vintage wood and authentic nautical fittings, the barge’s historical significance is palpable, making it feel as though you are stepping into a cherished past with every visit.

Gourmet Cuisine with a Local Heart

We are proud of Barge East’s outstanding culinary offerings. The kitchen crafts a seasonal menu that emphasizes local and sustainably sourced ingredients. Featuring a fusion of traditional British cuisine with a contemporary twist, the dishes deliver flavors that are both familiar and fresh. The menu caters to a variety of palates and preferences, from hearty meals to small plates shared with friends.

Bespoke Drinks at the Water’s Edge

With a wide range of local craft beers, fine wines, and bespoke cocktails, Barge East complements the dining experience perfectly. Each cocktail reflects the creative spirit of Hackney Wick, with its own story. Often inspired by the barge’s own garden, the cocktail menu features fresh and aromatic ingredients, ensuring a refreshing and memorable experience.

More Than a Meal: An Experience

The staff at Barge East are known for their warm hospitality, which ensures every guest feels welcomed and valued. Barge East is not just about food and drinks; it is about the experience. As well as catering to cozy winter evenings inside the heated cabin, the spacious outdoor terrace also serves as a lively summer night venue. As a result of its adaptability, it is ideal for romantic dinners, casual gatherings, and even private events.

The Heart of Hackney Wick

Further, its location in Hackney Wick adds to its allure. Known for its art community, street art, and vibrant nightlife, Hackney Wick captures the essence of modern London. As well as offering a peaceful retreat on the water, Barge East is the ideal starting point for exploring the eclectic surroundings that surround it.


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Capacities And Location

We are easily accessible from central London (a 5-minute journey from Stratford station, which is 8 minutes from Liverpool Street), or a 3-minute walk from Hackney Wick overground station.
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90 Main Yard, Wallis Road,

E9 5LN, London.