Pubs in Richmond
Richmond is a lovely tranquil area of London, where time slows down and the fast-paced nature of the City is left behind. There is 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. Read our list of the recommended pubs in Richmond and see if they tickle your fancy.
One of the best pubs near Richmond and found on the border of Richmond Park and Putney Heath, King's Head is a fun and casual gem. Not only boasting one of the best beer gardens in Richmond, this humble gastro space is pints and pub plates aplenty.
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.
While a little out of the way in Upper Richmond, it's safe to say that The Hare & Hounds is as charming and casual as they come. Whether you're headed for a pint in their cutesy beer garden or woofing down a British meal, this Richmond pub boasts the best.
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.
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.
A notable chain name when it comes to eating and drinking out, Slug and Lettuce is perfectly primed for pints in Richmond. Not only casual and affordable, Slug and Lettuce boast all of your beer favourites alongside a fun and accessible menu.
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.