Tucked away on the south side of the Thames between Vauxhall and Battersea, the Battersea Barge combines a warm and relaxed atmosphere with first-class musical, comedy and cabaret entertainment.
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Riverside WalkNine ElmsLondonSW8 5BP
- +44 20 7498 0004
Wow... Just wow... And not in a good way.
I was due to go to some psychedelic acoustic Brazilian night and based on the old reviews and pictures, I was looking forward to it!
Needless to say, I was very disappointed straight off the bat. The place itself is in an awesome location but the barge is so run down, dirty and smells pretty bad. The wine we ordered was so old it was practically just...more
Saw a great show here last night and would highly recommend a visit to the barge if Paul: http://www.paullmartin.com/murderonthebatterseabarge.htm has a show there and you can make it there.
The food was good, but not great. The prices were not cheap, but affordable. The show was amazing! The location is a bit hard to find, so make sure you do a good recon on Google Maps before you hop in a...more
An events boat permanently docked and available for hire. Although also available for private functions I've only been here for a show but I'd imagine a party would be good fun on Battersea Barge.
Not a particularly large boat but split over two levels (above and below deck) I'd estimate about 80 people could be accommodated on board but too many more could become problematic.
Terrible location (to get to), but a wonderful little venue. Maybe the former contributes to the latter?
Anyway, even though this is actually a boat, don't expect to get a boat trip - it's permanently moored. They have a little stage and do kareoke and have live bands on from time to time. There isn't too much on the drinks menu, but the staff are great and will try their best to find...more
You know how it is - a slightly dubious summer's evening in London and you wonder if it's the best time to enjoy a party on a boat Well, the heavy showers abated and a happy group of dedicated qypers met-up for an evening of fun.
Just along the river bank, between New Covent Garden Market and the long defunct Battersea Power Station, you'll find the eponymous Barge. Tip number one: it helps...more