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Ideal Gastro Pub with brilliant and generous helpings of traditional Britsh style lunches

The White Swan

26 Old Palace Lane Richmond Surrey TW9 1PG 020 8940 0959

We say

Tucked away near the river off Richmond Green, this is a small cosy gastro pub that does great food. It has a tiny bar where the regulars cling on nursing pints, but the place has – much to the delight of the owners – been taken over by individuals looking for well-cooked food and a bottle or two of decent wine. The service is brisk and friendly, and although the seating arrangements are a touch tight,  it just adds to jolly the atmosphere. It has a small garden, too, for outdoor dining and dogs seem to be positively encouraged. Probably Richmond's best riverside choice for food. 

You say Average Rating ★★★★★

Proper portions ★★★★★

Bit hard to find which is a good thing but this is a cracking little place with a right old cosy feel to it. The food is top notch and the sort of place where you can while away a few hours after a tramp up the river. Good atmosphere of locals, lovers and old lags and the staff are young buzzy and attentive when you need them to be. Great value. Best gastro pub in Richmond but don't tell everyone.

The White Swan reviewed by on June 4th, 2014

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Getting There

Its a decent walk from Richmond Tube. But if walking or cycling along the tow path, good sign to direct you up Old Palace Lane. 

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