Bars in Richmond
Richmond is one of London's leafiest and beautiful boroughs, of that there is no doubt. With this is mind, an eclectic range of bars can be found throughout the area featuring international cuisines, fantastic views and interesting venues. Whether you want a lounge bar that's open late, a place to kick off a big night, a private party venue or even just a good meal accompanied by good drinks, you can find it in Richmond. We've compiled this recommended list of the best bars in Richmond that bring you everything from dining to drinking to dancing.
Last updated on 4th April 2017
One of the most cutesy places to eat and drink in Richmond, The Orange Tree isn't just a wonderland of kitsch botanical prints and heartwarming furniture, their food and drinks menu evokes the finest of British cuisine set alongside craft favourites and international wines for grape fans out there.
The Old Ship might just be your new favourite pub in Richmond. The interiors are made up like a rustic pub, with deep mahogany, antiques, and a bar packed with craft ales and beers. And if you feel a bit peckish, they have a delicious menu filled with traditional, seasonal British dishes.
One of the most charming places to drink in Richmond, you need only travel a little out of the way and towards The Hare and Hounds for a good pint. From draft beers down to classic pub grub, this boozer is as casual and welcoming as they come.
Perfectly situated on the riverbank of the Thames, Revolution Bar is a fun time bar and restaurant in Richmond. Between the fresh food, funky cocktails and great DJs there is always a reason to go down to this popular bar. There are two floors of eclectic music and great drinks deals making putting this at the top of our list of bars in Richmond.
Be At One Richmond is a popular neighborhood bar that keeps up its reputation as a well-established cocktail bar. Just two minutes from Richmond Bridge this is a popular spot for locals and tends to get busy especially during their happy hour. Head down early if you want to get a seat and enjoy some of the best cocktails in Richmond.
The White Cross is a legendary and historic pub in the neighbourhood, dating way back to 1780 on the very edge of the Thames. Aside from the beautiful and calming view of the water, this pub is a place for all occasions with home-cooked food served from 10am and rugby matches on the big screen. Dogs are welcome, there’s a lovely spread of great ales and one of the best roast dinners in Richmond is served at the weekends.
No.1 Duke Street is a great independent neighbourhood bar that doesn’t rest on the laurels of its surroundings. Serving up delicious cocktails, coffee, brunch or dinner, it’s here for all your needs, and this is all while you sit within its elegantly decorated and cosy interior.
If you're going to The Slug and Lettuce, you can be guaranteed one thing: good food and drinks at great prices. But on top of the discount drinks at the Richmond branch, they can boast a beautiful riverside spot and a beer garden ideal for when the sun is out, making it one of the best places for cheap drinks in Richmond.