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The Crystal

The Crystal 1 Siemens Brothers Way | Royal Victoria Docks, London E16 1GB, England
+44 20 7055 6400
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The Crystal Cafe

Don't buy a meal here, you will get hardly anything on your plate. The main meal you get is a more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cyclebabe2015
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London, United Kingdom
An interesting exhibition

We left the Emirates cable car and visited the Crystal. We were with our young daughter so were... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Jennifer T
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Crystal 1 Siemens Brothers Way | Royal Victoria Docks, London E16 1GB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't buy a meal here, you will get hardly anything on your plate. The main meal you get is a more like a starter than a main meal. You are being ripped off. A impersonal customer service It is ok to buy small snacks and...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We left the Emirates cable car and visited the Crystal. We were with our young daughter so were pleasantly surprised by the interactive exhibitions within the crystal. There was lots of information about renewable energy sources and how some technologies worked. There is a café,...More

Thank Jennifer T
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

I had time on my hands whilst in the area and dropped into The Crystal. As other reviews point out, there's a variety of interactive elements around the exhibition which are great for educational purposes. I learnt an interesting fact about the tiny percentage of...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I recently attended a Company awards event and it was a great success. We all really enjoyed this unique venue and it provided the perfect setting. Staff were outstanding- very friendly, supremely helpful and really helped to make the evening. Highly recommended as a corporate...More

Thank Protraveller5_11
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

A very interesting exhibition of how technology can be used to address the megatrends of the modern world. Architecturally amazing with a vast array of sustainable features. Try the cafe too, very good indeed. Look out for discount vouchers (we got 2 for 1 with...More

Thank PeaEmm
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is a super quick review to let you all know how lovely it is here. I'm sitting in the sun, by the window with a green tea. I can watch the cable cars goung over head, plans flying out of City Airpirt & it's...More

Thank Kate R
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

My 11-year-old son and I made our third visit to the Crystal this weekend and had a fabulous afternoon. We find new things to do every time we go. There are so many features to the numerous interactive displays, the more we use them, the...More

3  Thank Fomzine
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in and was surprised at the great display. Would be very great to bring kids to show them the impact we have on our world and energy! Great quick visit, very informative, and interactive displays.

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I use the crystal cafe a few times a week I have done for the last year. It is a few minutes away from the office and it is the nicest cafe in the area by far. I visited for the first time on Friday...More

6  Thank tag220
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Only 2 minute walk from the Royal Victoria stop on the DLR. The facilities are outstanding. All very new. The cafe is wonderful. Very affordable delights. Freshly made sandwiches/ toasties, salads, small pizzas and filled potatoes £2-£5. Homemade cakes and slices all around £2 mark....More

Thank Lexidove
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MaycockFamily
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Yes, I am sure a 7-yr old would love the exhibition and take away whatever she picks up, especially if the accompanying adults give added explanations pitched at her level of understanding. I would think you could easily... More
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