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Tap On The Line

Station Avenue | Kew Garden Station, Kew, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 3PZ, England
+44 20 8332 1162
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (15 reviews)
“sunday roast” (13 reviews)
“brownie” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Avenue | Kew Garden Station, Kew, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 3PZ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a few beers and some food here after a visit to kew gardens. 5 minutes walk from kew gardens and right next to the railway station. Great selection of beers and spirits and lovely food we only had burgers but they had a great...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just a quick drink before returning to central London by train. It’s literally on the Kew station platform. Good service, busy on a Tuesday, wide range of gins with quality mixers. Lovely sitting in the square in late summer sun.

Thank 16Littleflower
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Tap On The Line as a group of four, after one of our party had been before and had eaten a lovely meal. Unfortunately we didn’t have the same experience as none of the food options we wanted were available. We had...More

Thank ALS2909
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed an evening here with friends in pleasant ambience. Good ales and decent menu - the lamb faggots were v tasty - with decent service. Prices not bad for area....

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time exploring the Kew Gardens and how did I ended that perfect day you ask? With some Fuller’s Oliver’s Island of course at Tap on the Line. Hands down every Fuller’s pub is amazing and has a great staff and great beer...More

Thank Michael D
tapontheline, General Manager at Tap On The Line, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michael, Many thanks for leaving such a great review, we hope to see you back soon for a pint of Oliver's!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us arrived on a sunny late Sunday afternoon. The outside area and pub area were very busy. We had another five people joining us shortly after. We were allowed by one member of staff to sit in the eating area, she agreed we...More

1  Thank W7922GWlaural
tapontheline, General Manager at Tap On The Line, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Customer, Thanks very much for leaving a review following your short visit with us on Sunday. I'm sorry that you have expressed that you have been "saddened" by your experience as we always strive to ensure that every customer leaves happy and will pick...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

What more can one ask for, beautiful ambience, friendly staff, very good food, eggs florentine were fantastic and wonderfully crisp fish and chips. And Lonson Pride to top it all. Well done

Thank Richard Z
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I popped in to this pub after visiting Botanical Gardens at Kew. All of us had drinks, which were very reasonable for the local area. Some of us had meals, which I was told were tasty. This pub has a covered outside...More

Thank Andyunlimited65
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Tap on the Line To carry on exploring London station bars (see Poet’s Table on these pages), I must for the sake of completion, venture a few lines on the rather wonderful little hostelry situated at Kew Gardens station. We had made our way to...More

Thank HoToCo
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and very friendly service! Try the bacon, Brie and cranberry sandwich. One of the best sandwiches we’ve ever had!

Thank melissathirtle
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January 28, 2016|
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Response from Stephen B | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of much younger children when we were in there
December 17, 2015|
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Response from tapontheline | Property representative |
Hi Annmaria7, I have posted the station accessibility advice below... "There is step free access between the street and all platforms, but be aware that it is not possible to interchange between Northbound and Southbound... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Avenue | Kew Garden Station, Kew, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 3PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond-upon-Thames  >  Kew
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8332 1162
  • E-mail
A traditional station pub, lovingly refurbished in 2013, The Tap on The Line combines vintage charm with modern comfort - and sets a brand new standard for train fare. Set right on the platform at Kew Gardens Station, it’s a unique and special spot to watch the world go by.
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