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At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Beer festival
Garden
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

The largest floating real ale emporium in Britain can be found moored in the heart of Peterborough. The 176-foot converted barge motored from Holland across the North Sea in 1991, and is now a haven for real-ale and cider-lovers. Twelve handpumps dispense a continually changing repertoire of cask ales, while entertainment, dancing, live music and an Easter beer festival are regular features. The 'East' part of the name applies to the oriental restaurant on the upper deck which offers a comprehensive selection of pan-Asian dishes.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25-26 Dec, 1 Jan
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 12-11 (Fri-Sat noon-2am)
  • Lunch opening: all wk 12-2.30

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales: Oakham Ales JHB, Bishops Farewell, Citra, Inferno, rotating local guest ales
  • Real ciders: Glebe Farm, Westons, Saxby's Cider, Sheppy's

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Events

  • Beer festival, Etr Thu-Etr Mon
  • Cider festival, Contact pub for details

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required

Children

  • Children welcome

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

A1/A47 towards Wisbech, 2m to city centre & town bridge (River Nene). Barge moored at Town Bridge (west side)

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