Richmond Upon Thames has a wealth of delightful places to eat, drink and relax. Here are our favourite cafes, tea rooms, pubs, bars and restaurants around the area. Start by working up an appetite with a Discovery Richmond walking tour, led by a friendly local guide.
A seventeenth century pub in an idyllic setting by the Thames. A riverside beer garden protrudes into the Thames and floods when the river runs high. Good honest food and beers, winter log fires and popular with rugby fans on match days.
Gem of a café within a converted arch of Richmond Bridge. Its large riverside garden is a fantastic location for watching the river and the world go by. Great coffee and organic food. The perfect stopping place for riverside walkers and cyclists.
Referred to as ‘Richmond’s best kept secret’, this charming eighteenth century pub offers hearty modern pub food in a convivial setting with courtyard beer garden. Tucked away behind Richmond Green in Old Palace Lane.
The original Maids of Honour tearoom. Famous bakery and traditional English tea room named after Maids of Honour cakes which are served warm from the oven daily. Produced since Tudor times and a favourite of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII.
A traditional British pub on top of Richmond Hill with one of the best views in London and reputedly haunted. Freshly cooked pub food and cask ales. Take your drinks onto nearby Richmond Terrace and watch the sun set over the iconic view.