Barge East & Skuna Boats

Bookings & Events Coordinator

Barge East & Skuna Boats is a young, successful start-up business moving to scale up and grow to a profitable medium sized business. Barge East is a unique new bar & restaurant on a 120 year old dutch barge on the canal in Hackney Wick overlooking the beautiful London skyline. Whilst Skuna Boats offers unique boating experiences through our Hot Tub & Bbq boats.

Barge East and Barge East Gardens have taken London by storm, becoming one of London's top-rated best food and drink destinations. Some of our accolades include :

  • 2021 Catey Award for Best Newcomer
  • Tripadvisor's Travellers' Choice awards in 2020, 2021 and 2022
  • Tripadvisors London’s Top Restaurant 2019 - 2020

Our restaurant is located in the heart of East London in the iconic Olympic Park. Our offering is made up of our restaurant, that's situated on a historic 120-year-old Dutch barge and the surrounding area that has become one of London’s finest garden venues.

And our sister company Skuna Boats was launched in 2017, providing a unique boating experience with their Hot Tub & BBQ boats and currently operating in Canary Wharf and Lakeside Essex.

We are independent, love local, and strive for sustainability in all that we do. Don’t be shy to check us out at and

As we continue to grow, we are looking for a motivated Bookings & Events Coordinator to add to our innovative and enthusiastic support team.

We are searching for a people person with a keen eye for details and a strong interest in hospitality and leisure. We are a unique offering, so the ability to try and do things differently will be an asset.

Our ideal candidate:

  • A track record in the Events/Hospitality Industry
  • Sales focused
  • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent communication, verbal & written skills
  • Excellent business relationship-building skills and understanding of customer needs
  • Organised with great attention to detail
  • Financially astute
  • Interest in food, hospitality & tourism