Riverside Pubsin London

Find Riverside Pubs in London

Are you looking for riverside pubs in London? There’s something tranquil about being near water, and enjoying a drink or a meal by the River Thames is one of London’s greatest attractions. Cool off by heading to one of the best riverside pubs in London, in great locations including Central London and Greater London, from all directions. Each pub by the water's edge provides great food and drink with stunning views over the water, or within walking distance to it. Book a table in advance or simply stop by next time you’re in the area.

Find A Riverside Pub in London

The Pilot, Greenwich

One of the oldest buildings on the Greenwich peninsula, just a stone's throw from the O2 Arena. With a stunning garden, beautiful bedrooms and food & drink to match.

The Pilot, Greenwich

68 River Way, Greenwich, London, SE10 0BE
Telephone: 020 8858 5910
Email: [email protected]

The Red Lion, Westminster

Right in London's political heart The Red Lion is a stone's throw from Number 10. It's been the favoured watering hole of the political elite for centuries.

The Red Lion, Westminster

48 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2NH
Telephone: 020 7930 5826
Email: [email protected]

The Sail Loft, Greenwich

The Sail Loft, serves quality food and drink with unbeatable waterside views. Private dining rooms with panoramic views of Canary Wharf and exceptional events make this a true gem of Greenwich.

The Sail Loft, Greenwich

11 Victoria Parade, London, SE10 9FR
Telephone: 020 8222 9310
Email: [email protected]

The Swan, Staines

Whether you're here for a quick drink on the banks of the river, or staying a few days to explore the area, a warm welcome awaits at the Swan Hotel.

The Swan, Staines

The Hythe, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 3JB
Telephone: 01784 452494
Email: [email protected]

The Union Tavern, Maida Vale

All great pubs in their own right, but the new The Union Tavern - encompasses the very best of all of them. Fresh food, great craft beer, good times!

The Union Tavern, Maida Vale

45 Woodfield Road, London, W9 2BA
Telephone: 020 7286 1886
Email: [email protected]

The White Hart Hotel, Hampton Wick

A warm and welcoming hotel, pub and restaurant with an outstanding reputation. Hampton Court Palace, Bushy Park and the river thames are right on our doorstep.

The White Hart Hotel, Hampton Wick

1 High Street, Hampton Wick, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey, KT1 4DA
Telephone: 020 8977 1786
Email: [email protected]

Visit London's best pubs on the Thames

Need a little inspiration when looking for the best riverside pubs to visit in London? Here are our top recommendations for drinking and dining on the Thames.

The Gun, Docklands

Perched right on the river, The Gun has a remarkable riverside pub garden with its own garden bar and stunning, uninterrupted views over the water. You can’t get much closer to the water than this!

The Dove, Hammersmith

A historic pub on the Thames in Hammersmith, The Dove’s beautiful terrace overlooks the river and has plenty of tables to enjoy a riverside lunch upon or a few drinks as you watch the world go by.

The Anglers, Teddington

The Anglers in Teddington is a large pub, restaurant and venue with a gigantic beer garden that backs onto the Thames. It event has its own mooring spot if you fancy arriving by boat!

The Bell & Crown, Chiswick

A charming pub with delicious food in Chiswick, The Bell & Crown’s outdoor riverside terrace is a lovely spot to watch the world swim by.

The Union Tavern, Maida Vale

With a large outdoor waterside terrace, The Union Tavern is the perfect lively pub to spend a sunny afternoon by the water’s edge.

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The best riverside pubs on walking routes in London

Pubs on Riverside walks in London

The Thames Path

The Thames Path is a National Trail following the River Thames from its source near Kemble in Gloucestershire to the Thames Barrier at Charlton, south east London. It is about 184 miles long. A path was first proposed in 1948 but it only opened in 1996.

Since the path is so long, it’s best to do this walk by splitting it up into small chunks. One great stretch is from Chiswick to Fulham Reach.

Best pubs on-route: The Blue Boat and The Dove.

The Anglers, Teddington Lock and Ham House Walk

The walk is a 3.5-mile loop trail located near Richmond upon Thames, London, England that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running.

Find out more: The Anglers, Teddington Lock and Ham House Walk

Best pub on-route: The Anglers, Teddington.

Best pubs to watch the Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race

Best pubs to watch The Boat Race

The annual Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race takes place between Putney and Mortlake on the River Thames in South West London, where thousands of spectators will gather by the River Thames to see which team takes home the Boat Race title and glory.

Here are our top recommendations for the best waterside pubs to watch the Boat Race from.

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