Fox ExCel, E16 1DR

  • 020 7473 2288
  • K Warehouse, Excel Centre, 2 Western Gateway, E16 1DR (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
  • noon-11pm on non-exhibition days; 8am-midnight (or later) on major exhibition days

Pub/bar situated in a converted warehouse building between Custom House Station and the ExCeL Centre.

It's spread over a couple of floors; the top floor has large picture windows (though the view is not exciting) and a fairly hideous carpet. Sturdy chairs and tables; some banquettes photo.

Kake visited on a Thursday lunchtime around 1pm; no trouble finding a seat, though the place wasn't empty. Barman was friendly enough. No real ale. Strongbow was £3/pint. Background music was inoffensive if unmemorable, and not too loud. Overall impression was that it wasn't as bad as you might expect from a chain pub attached to a conference centre.

Getting here: Exit Custom House Station via any of the walkways; they all funnel into one raised walkway which leads to the ExCeL Centre. There's a door leading in to the top floor of the Fox on the right hand side of this walkway. Note that the photo on this page is of the street-level access seen from the south; this photo shows the view from the Custom House walkway and the location of the top-floor entrance (the glass bit).

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Last visited by Kake, 17 January 2008. Opening hours taken from the Fox website, January 2008.

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OS X co-ord: 540685 OS Y co-ord: 180836 (Latitude: 51.508434 Longitude: 0.027453)
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