Pubs in Richmond

A tranquil area of London, where time slows down and the fast-paced nature of the City is left behind, Richmond is no stranger to a top pint. Boasting a wide variety of great pubs, from family haunts to sports pubs and country pubs, the one thing Richmond pubs all have in common is either their fantastic beer gardens or amazing views of the River Thames. So which to pick? Read our list of the recommended pubs in Richmond and see if they tickle your fancy.

Last updated on 2nd February 2023

Turk's Head

If you're looking for a first-class gastro pub in Richmond, the Turk's Head is bound to hit the spot. Inside this cosy boozer, you'll be able to tuck into a delicious range of British plates, all before catching a roster of live entertainment, from live jazz to comedy events.

The White Cross

For some of the best views over the Thames, head over to The White Cross in Richmond. Evoking the French Riviera, their sunny terrace overlooks the river making it the ideal destination to chill with a glass of wine in the summer months. Inside the pub is more traditional with dark and comfy furnishings. Due to its location, the pub often floods but never fear! The White Cross always leaves wellies at the edge of the water so you can still wade across for a drink.

Tap Tavern

A cool Richmond pub with craft beers and ales at the heart of the menu, not only can you try pints like never before, join the modern boozer for a unique snacks and food menu, include 'cockles popcorn' and roasts on the weekend.

White Horse

Jazz Night

A picturesque gastro pub in Richmond, the family friendly nature of The White Horse can be seen most clearly on Sunday where families turn out in force for their famous roast. With its minimal yet comfortable decor, you'll feel right at home as soon as you enter and can leave the bustle of the city behind. The bar is stocked with Fuller's finest beers and ales which are brewed just down the road and can be enjoyed in the garden refuge.

Railway Tavern Richmond

Located right next to the station, Railway Tavern Richmond is a lovely little local. With a traditional yet contemporary aesthetic, it's a warm and friendly place to wet your whistle or munch on mouthwatering eats, from toad in the hole and ale pie to kedgeree fishcakes.

The Orange Tree Richmond

Located right next to London's Famous Orange Tree theatre, The Orange Tree is the perfect pub to stop in for a lively pre-theatre drink. The rugby pub also plays all the major fixtures and even has a shuttle bus departing behind the venue heading to all the games at Twickenham. With old fashioned cask ale pumps and hanging lanterns, the venue retains a traditional pub feel but still serves up British classics with modern twists and an extensive range of drinks.

Old Ship Richmond

Based on King Street, the Old Ship is a pub that fills each of its guests with a warm, comforting feeling. Decorated as a traditional watering hole with dark mahogany tables and a smattering of maritime antiques, the pub boasts a stunning dinner and drinks menu. Whether you're tucking into a delicious roast of chomping your way through a succulent burger, the variety on offer will cater for even the pickiest of needs. Be sure to check out their beer garden and blacony, which boasts stunnings views overlooking the whole of the town.