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26 Old Palace Lane, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1PG, England
+44 20 8940 0959
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $25
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: European, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

I went with some friends for lunch yesterday and it was amazing the situation food atmosphere staff were all wonderful. A very relaxed but busy place. The menu was so inspiring and for one of the first times ever I noticed the menu even stated if you have any allergies to tell the staff. I would go back today if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

It's hard to find; tucked down a back street off the green, which means it's not inundated with tourists, shoppers and the young. It's small, it hasn't had the standard pub refurb which means it has character, uniqueness and charm in abundance. The food and wine lists offer lots of choice and are obviously prepared by someone with knowledge and... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Located near the Thames and just beside Richmond Common, the White Swan proved to be a very pleasant venue to round off the evening with some friends in Richmond. It was fairly quiet when we visited and we were easily able to get a table from where we proceeded to put the world to rights. The fact that there was... More 

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london
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13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Fulfils all pub requirements. Great quality ales on tap. Good, un-fussy service. Great pub food. No televisions.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This pub is nicely located just back from the Thames and a short walk from Richmond town centre. Post England-South Africa at Twickenham the venue was busy, that was to be expected, however if you wish to eat here on such an occasion the upstairs restaurant is an ideal refuge from the hustle and bustle. The menu has a reasonable... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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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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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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6 helpful votes 6 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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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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19 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about The White Swan

Address: 26 Old Palace Lane, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1PG, England
Phone Number: +44 20 8940 0959
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Richmond-upon-Thames
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 17 - 25
Cuisine: European, British, Pub, Gastropub

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