London River Pubs

Looking for a London river view pub? We have the the luxury of riverside bars, pubs and even party boats in London, which are fantastic both during the colder months and in the summer to spend those lazy Sundays at drinking cider and catching rays. River Thames pubs are great to relax and chat with your friends and take in the great river views and there are plenty of good London pubs to discover, from highly recommended gastro pubs to stylish london bars and good old pubs on the river with alfresco drinking opportunities. Enjoy our recommended London River Pubs and Bars.   

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The Gun

10 user reviews

The Gun is magnificent river view gastro pub in London, located on the banks of the River Thames in the Docklands. This London river pub is beautiful and ideal to spend your summer days on the terrace with a cold drink in your hand. Serving delicious food and fine wine, this historic venue is a must for all Londoners!

Happily Affordable ££

Located on the Docklands waterfront, this restaurant bar caters for the bustling professional population around Canary Wharf. Whether you're looking for a bite to eat or a great drinks selection, they've got just what you're looking for. With outdoor seating and the occasional BBQ when the sun is out, it's always lively and buzzing. An after work crowd flocks here every day of the week so if you're looking to get a seat be sure to book online first!

Happily Affordable ££

The Banker

1 user reviews

 A Central London pub commanding amazing views of the river; on days where the sun shines, their beer garden is perfect for a tranquil after work drink, and the bar inside and the balcony area also overlook the river. These fantastic views, central location and traditional pub-feel make this a popular choice for private hire. For those wanting more than just a quiet drink; inside the beautiful bar you can also amuse yourself at their pool table, or quiz machines. Make sure you book your spot at The Banker here.

Happily Affordable ££

Northbank Restaurant

6 user reviews

Northbank Restaurant is a beautiful spot just next to the Millennium bridge. Boasting beautiful river views, this sophisticated bar serves up unique cocktails and delicious modern British cuisine. With a popular City following you can expect it to be popular after work, especially when you can enjoy the sunshine on the large terrace. Book your table online to ensure your spot and head down to this beautiful riverside bar. 

Happily Affordable ££

Water rats and jazz rats mingle in this comfortable pub just a stone's throw away from Barnes waterside. Situated in an idyllic position and boasting a traditional yet characterful English pub atmosphere; The Bull's Head provides refreshment and regular live jazz in a wonderful setting. Craft beers, ales and wines are ready for consumption, as well as a hearty menu of pub grub! 

Happily Affordable ££

West End on the Thames

17 user reviews

A spacious and beautifully decorated river boat turned into one of the coolest party destinations in London. West End on the Thames is a London bar actually on the river, so that rather than watching all those boats floating by whilst you’re having your pint, you can be headed down the Thames enjoying some of the finest sights in London. Mingle amongst the other young, adventurous partiers of London, while admiring London as you’ve never seen it before. Make sure you get onto this party; buy your ticket online here.

Happily Affordable ££

Bar&Co

4 user reviews

Bar and Co is located at the Temple Pier, right next to Temple Station. Bar and Co is designed for a fun night out in London, not just as a riverside bar but on the Thames River! Yes, this is a London party boat offering fabulous views of the London Eye, Big Ben and the Oxo Tower. You can enjoy drinks, dance to electro, house, and Latin music and mingle around on this rockin' boat in London. Book online. 

Happily Affordable ££

The Blue Boat

5 user reviews

Perched by the Hammersmith river with a maritime theme in tow, The Blue Boat is perfectly primed for any and all drinks by the Thames. Brimming with a gastro inspired pub grub, affordable ales and a positively cute patio by the river, drinks in the London summer sun know their place here, and you soon will too.

Happily Affordable ££

Founders Arms

6 user reviews

Founders Arms is a brilliant river view pub in London. Founders Arms on the bankside near Southwark station, is a fantastic riverside gastro pub in South London to enjoy views of the Thames river. It's right next to Tate Modern, the Millenium Bridge and lots of other London attractions. Founders Arms riverside pub is great for after-work drinks, an impressive date, and for dinner with friends. Founders Arms in Southwark is a magnificent London pub on the River Thames! Book online.

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Skylon Bar and Restaurant

1 user reviews

Skylon Bar and Restaurant is in the Royal Festival Hall on the Southbank of the Thames River, London. Skylon riverside bar in London stands out with its extravagant classiness and large windows viewing the breathtaking riverside views of the Thames River. Skylon has an extensive and well-chosen wine and cocktail list to enjoy the views with. A great place to impress a date or friends visiting London in this riverside bar! Book online.

Splash the Cash £££

We are going to let you into a little secret. The Waterside is one of our favourite places for a drink by the river in London. With an outdoor terrace on the river bank with delicious views, outside heaters and a stylish bar and restaurant, this is a great spot if you are looking for a London bar by the river. 

The Waterfront on the Wandsworth and Battersea border is a fantastic bar for river view drinks in London. With an outdoor terrace gazing out onto the river, you can enjoy sunrise and sunset drinks, breakfasts, lunches, brunches and dinners. Discover this fantastic river view pub in London. 

Happily Affordable ££

The Boathouse in Putney is a all-year riverside gastro pub in London. Yes, The Boathouse is heated and covered in the colder months. Hidden from the business of Central London, The Boathouse gastro pub provides some great riverside views of the Thames River. The Boathouse is ideal for alfresco dining and drinking, besides being heated on the balcony there's s bar! There's more.. On the groundfloor there's leather couches. Perfect riverside pub in London to spend a evening watching the Sun set with your mates or with a date! Book online.

Happily Affordable ££

The Ship in Wandsworth is a vibrant riverside gastro pub in London. In the warmer months The Ship has a barbecue in their outside seating area, ideal to enjoy some juicy meat and drinks whilst facing the beautiful river views of the Thames. The Ship's buzzy lively atmosphere is really fun and it's not hard to spend the whole at this London riverside pub whilst enjoying the Sun, watching it set, eating lunch and chatting with your friends. Book online.

Happily Affordable ££

Blue Anchor

1 user reviews

Blue Anchor in Hammersmith is an ideal West London riverside traditional pub. Located a short walk away from Hammersmith Bridge, this traditional riverside pub offers a place for relaxing and fun alfresco drinking and dining in London. They've got an extensive wine list catering for everyone's liking and four beers on the tap, great for a sunny Sunday evening or a dinner out by the river. Blue Anchor is one West London's best riverside pubs! Book online. 

Happily Affordable ££

The Dove

1 user reviews

The Dove is an adorable historical riverside traditional pub in Hammersmith, London. This London riverside pub is owned by Fuller's and they've maintained the history of The Dove. The Dove is great for some alfresco drinking and to enjoy nice views of the Thames River. Due to its history, it's every Londoner's obligation to sit at The Dove's patio and enjoy a proper pint. Book online.

Happily Affordable ££

Riverside Terrace Cafe

2 user reviews

One of favouriate bars in London by the river! Riverside Cafe Terrace is a great spot for alfresco drinks in London with stunning views of the river. It is part of the Royal Opera House and sits on the Southbank overlook the River Thames, London Eye and Big Ben. If you are looking for a London bar near the river then this is the perfect pick. 

Happily Affordable ££

Trafalgar Tavern

1 user reviews

Trafalgar Tavern is a true London gastro pub treasure, located in Greenwich by the Thames River. This Greenwich riverside pub has history, good beer and fresh food. Trafalgar Tavern due to its location and history, after all Dickens used to dine here, attracts lots tourists. Greenwich locals and Londoners also pop by at Trafalgar Tavern riverside pub because of their selection of beers and riverside views of the Thames River. Book online.

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