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The White Swan

26 Old Palace Lane, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1PG, England
+44 20 8940 0959
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $26
Cuisines: European, British, Pub, Gastropub
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We went on Sunday with a group of friends, the location is very nice and we always wanted to go and try this place out. We were a quite large group (8 people) so we had to wait a while to get a table, fair enough not having placed a booking. We sat and being told straight away that the... More

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Luanda, null, Angola
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

First visit to this attractive pub on the outskirts of Richmond. Will definitely return - the food and service was excellent. Highly recommend

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Great pub tucked around the back of Richmond green. It is a great find. Beautiful food and decor. Perfect for a good home cooked meal after a long walk.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Lovely pub, good service, food and dog friendly. Lovely outdoor area. Menus are printed everyday with a change in menu. Will be back

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Brisbane
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147 reviews 147 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Love English Pubs, they rarely disappoint and The White Swan was the perfect place to have lunch after visiting Hampton Court. Attractive and interesting building. Very friendly and efficient staff and an extensive menu. Very affordable and tasty meals. A relaxing visit. Surroundings were pretty too.

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Twickenham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

At lunchtime today a friend and I visited "The WhiteSwan" which is a pub in a narrow lane not far from Richmond Green and The River Thames. It was England at its best . The service was excellent ,the staff were very pleasant and efficient and the food was tasty ,well presented and very reasonably priced. The pub looks to... More

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London
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a super pub round the back of Richmond. Good food, service and atmosphere. Gets very busy on rugby days.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Visited with a group of 10 on a Saturday and managed to find a table in the garden. Nice menu but the food is just the same as anywhere else really and a bit expensive for what you get. Portions were not huge despite what some other reviewers say but ample for us as we don't have huge appetites. 'Nice'... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Reluctant to rave about this place to give away the secret but this place is a proper old pub with excellent food in a lovely location. Have now visited four times for dinner and a couple of times for just a lunch time drink. So hard to find this kind of place in London. The service is as impressive as... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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528 reviews 528 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
1,038 helpful votes 1,038 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Pubs by the river in Richmond are glorious, they are also uncomfortably crowded if it's a sunny summer evening. Not so, The White Swan. It is a 5 minute walk from Richmond bridge down the embankment past a few packed out pubs and a right turn on Old Palace Lane about 50 meters from the river. You can sit inside... More

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