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The Ship of Adventures


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


US$5 - US$8
Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 14 January 2019

I had my daughters 6th birthday party at the Hackney Pirates and she had the best time. Not only were the staff really friendly but they made sure we were all set up in time for the party. We self catered and they helped us...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank camillaBoler
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Dalston has succumbed to the chain coffee shops as much as the rest of London so this really is a wonderfully unique cafe serving delicious food and drinks at very reasonable prices. The Ship decor is inspiring to adults and children and the books and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AnneliesTheodorou
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I hired “The Deep” (the basement room) for a 30-person event on a Friday. We had the space from 9:00 – 15:00. First, the space is AWESOME. As soon as everyone walked into the first floor café/shop space, they were in awe. (Fun fact: the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank dorafig82
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, friendly staff and great food! Great ideas for gifts and ended up doing most of my Christmas shopping!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Rudolphthereindeer
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I had an amazing lunch here in the cafe, great vegetarian food and it inspired me to book the downstairs place for my daughter's party. It was a fantastic party - thoughtful, fun entertainer, amazing food, and helpful little additions like an awesome dressing up...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank VictoriaInHK
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a unique game party at The Ship of Adventures for my friends Hen. It was perfect and so easy to deal with. We ordered some food too and it was brilliant. Just honestly a perfect experience from booking to end. The venue is...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank perriep
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We booked 'The Deep' for a work meeting and had a great day. The staff were incredibly attentive and helped to make sure we had everything we needed. The food they served was perfect and everyone really enjoyed their day.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Ewan T
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Lovely coffee, great nibbles and friendly staff. All in an artfully creative shop and environment, makes such a nice difference from the chains.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank 617barnyl
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Always a totally unique and characterful experience. Love it here - one of my very favourite cafes in London. Love the vibe, the coffee and tea, the lovely sandwiches and the amazing shop and children's books (it's also a cool charity helping local kids with...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Peter_and_Tinkerbell
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I hired The Deep (the downstairs event space) for an evening music performance. The space was great for a quirky, intimate event and the staff were really friendly and helpful. Special mention for the food which was delicious - my guests wouldn't stop talking about...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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You go to Highbury and Islington on the tube, then get an overground train to Dalston Kingsland
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