The Old Ship


The Old Ship heralds the return of the inn in a stylish, contemporary way. The addition of 10 boutique hotel rooms at affordable prices means you can dine and sleep in style in the heart of Hackney.

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Venue Details & Map

The Old Ship

2 Sylvester Path
E8 1EN
+44 (0)20 8986 1641
Public transport:
Hackney Central or Hackney Downs mainline stations


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Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 12 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Old Ship

3.0 out of 5 1 September 2015
by Jen L.

Good food, a little pricey but nice atmosphere.more

4.0 out of 5 15 September 2014
by Sarah R.

Having lived in Hackney for over 4 years, I've cycled by this pub numerous times, but had never been inside. However, after watching the Hackney Carnival parade, my friends suggested getting a pint, and the Old Ship Inn was the closest pub.

I'm so glad it was! I love this place..the atmosphere was completely unexpected. After walking through a long hallway from Mare Street(the main entrance...more

3.0 out of 5 17 March 2014
by Charlotte S.

We ate here on Saturday whilst watching the rugby, quiet pub, good food reasonably priced. Had burger and chips for under £10, was yummy. Beer seemed good. Understand it is being sold this week so will be under new management, hope it stays relatively hipster free, is a good spot for pre/post Hackney Empire theatre.more

3.0 out of 5 23 May 2011
by Ellie K.

On a late Sunday afternoon the place was empty. Almost. Think 4 other customers who left while I was drinking. And then nobody. We were alone. At least there was semi decent music to the deafening silence. Or maybe I should say the awkward stares from the staff. Me and my boy do have a habit of talking about inappropriate things in public. Hitler. Fields of rape (seed oil - not the other...more

4.0 out of 5 13 February 2011
by Paul C.

We tried phoning to reserve a table but no one ever answered the phone. I was passing by so popped in to check it out and reserved a table for the next day. The next day I wanted to increase my party by two people, tried to phone... No one answered. I emailed them as well. No reply.

So... We turned up and had no problem being accommodated. The staff were friendly and helpful. Although they...more

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