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The White Swan

) #28 of 231 Restaurants in Richmond ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
26 Old Palace Lane, Richmond TW9 1PG, England
+44 20 8940 0959
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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26 Old Palace Lane, Richmond TW9 1PG, England
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've eaten here a few times and always really enjoyed it. Not fancy but three great spaces, proper pub with floorboards and a roaring fire for the winter, conservatory for dinning and garden for eating and/or drinking. Menu is simple but with good choices. We...More

Thank langshott02
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had the burger. Pretty good. Friendly staff. However don't sit outside on the patio. There is a bamboo fence on the other side of it and that is where staff empty the bottles into the recycling bins. The noise was deafening. The total opposite of...More

Thank FF_Tripster
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walking from Richmond Station we followed a quieter route to Richmond Park suggested by the excellent customer information stand at the station past the green and before walking along the River and feeling peckish we found the White Swan. Attentive service, attractively presented food that...More

Thank neileasyrider
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went in here today for lunch after our car had been broken into. Both of us feeling a little angry and upset. Lunch at The Swan soon set us right. Delicious food, great drinks and a warm welcome from the landlord...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Good value, with a great quiet location. Enjoyable, welcoming staff. Friendly and good location

1  Thank richard d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off here with the Mrs on a warm sunny day. Lots of character & well decorated inside. We sat in the garden, which was also easy on the eye. Service was good & prices ok. Well worth a visit.

Thank Garrison10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on our way to Twickenham and stopped at the white swan for a bite to eat before our event at Twickenham. Had a fabulous Sunday lunch, it was packed, but waiters and waitresses very attentive. No waiting for drinks or food. Thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Kaz4477
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in on Sunday afternoon at 3.20 pm to be told 'Our kitchen is closed '? Seems strange when hours on website are until 22:00

Thank Charmaine G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first time I went here was 12 years ago. And my brother and I never remembered the name but talked about it often. When I brought my wife to London in March, we took the tube to Richmond(it's my favorite area in the greater...More

1  Thank steavpacka
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've visited this pub periodically over a number of years. It's still under the same ownership and has retained its level of high standards. It's a traditional pub with a good selection of beers, very friendly and professional staff who can engage in a decent...More

Thank southmouth
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19 November 2015|
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Response from Pags46 | Reviewed this property |
I think booking is a requirement especially when busy and when we went a couple who interacted with staff like regulars had their dog with them so I would assume no problem?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Old Palace Lane, Richmond TW9 1PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8940 0959
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