European Society for Oceanists 2018 Conference : Venue

Cambridge, United Kingdom
From 07 December 2018 to 10 December 2018


The first day of the conference will be held at the Royal Academy in London on December 7th 2018.

Delegates will then be taken by coach (optional) from London to Cambridge on the evening of December 7th.

The remainder of the conference will take place at the Hilton Doubletree and the University of Cambridge’s Mill Lane campus.



Cambridge is most easily accessed by the following airports, listed in order of proximity:

London Stansted: a 40 minute direct train journey to Cambridge

London Luton: a direct airport bus with National Express to Cambridge

London Gatwick: two trains to Cambridge via London King’s Cross St Pancras

London Heathrow: a direct airport bus with National Express to Cambridge


Cambridge is a 50 minute train journey from London King’s Cross.

The railway station is located approximately 30 minutes walk, or a 10 minute taxi journey from the conference venue.

Taxi’s can be collected from directly outside the railway station and will cost approximately £7-10 into the city centre.


Restaurants in Cambridge in December can be very busy in the lead up to Christmas. We recommend making restaurant reservations for groups larger than 4 people. We can recommend the following restaurants which have the space to cater for groups:

In the town centre:

Carluccios: Italian food

Zizzi: Italian food

Loch Fyne: Fresh fish and seafood

Mai Thai: Thai food overlooking Parker's Piece

Sticks n Sushi: Japanese food with a Danish perspective

The Copper Kettle: Mediterrean food.

Wagamamas: Asian fusion, very quick.

Vedanta: Indian food

On Mill Road (near the main train station):

Bedouin: North African (only takes cash)

Golden Curry Tandoori: Indian food

Salisbury Arms: Pub food and good pizzas

Cambridge Leisure Park (near the main train station):

Bella Italia Cambridge Leisure Park: Italian food

Chiquito: Tex-mex food