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The Wych Elm


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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This treasure is tucked away in the quiet streets of north Kingston with an award winning cellar, excellent home cooked food, a weekly specials menu beautiful garden for long summer days and with real fires for the dark winter nights. We are independent (not part of a chain), owner-operator husband & wife team offering the warmest welcome to all our customers. Come and discover our secret pub brought to you by the team formerly at The Canbury Arms.
$6 - $17
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wyche Elm is a very nice quite little pub situated in the back streets of Kingston , locals usualy frenqent the bar not bad food, and plesent little garden out the back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mccart1971
Reviewed April 11, 2019

The food was delicious, portions were generous and the two members of staff (Peter and Anna)? were warm and welcoming.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank vivou2016
Reviewed April 10, 2019

With new competition around I feel bad for never having reviewed this excellent pub despite going regularly for several years. Very good quality pub food, great atmosphere, lovely garden and most importantly a very warm welcome, whether you are just drinking or eating. Best pub...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Louise R
Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

Booked online only an hour or so in advance and arrived to find our table reserved. The food was really good, better than what you'd expect in your average pub, so we will happily return.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank dave b
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Upon arrival, we were shown to a table a few feet from the piano player. No thanks. We politely declined the option of having our conversation drowned out for the rest of the evening, and were offered a tiny table at the other end of...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank kingstonpaul
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

We love this pub! It’s a real local pub with a warm atmosphere and a lovely garden perfect for al fresco dining. The staff are very friendly and nothing is a problem. The food is great and the roast dinners are fab with the largest...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank justineb956
Q6816PWcharlottes, Owner at The Wych Elm, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thank you so much for such lovely feedback we really appreciate your kind words. We always say it’s the customers that make a great pub and we are really fortunate to have such wonderful, supportive locals. In addition knowing you are also in hospitality it’s...More

Reviewed March 8, 2019

Lovely place for a Sunday roast. We ate mid afternoon and I was apprehensive in case I would not be able to get my Sunday roast but this was not the case.It arrived piping hot and wonderfully presented My yorkshire was mile high and I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank veganwannabe
Q6816PWcharlottes, Owner at The Wych Elm, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

What wonderful words, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit so much. We get so much pleasure reading reviews like this as it reflects the effort the enire team put in, our singular intention is that every customer leaves us having the experience you write...More

Reviewed March 8, 2019

My friend and I had a wonderful meal at this establishment. The food was good and the staff lovely. My meal was so big I could only eat half so they boxed it up for me to take away.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ronda-Coyle
Q6816PWcharlottes, Owner at The Wych Elm, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Michael and I are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our pub, we are really grateful for your feedback. We have a wonderful team team both front of house and in the kitchen, happy customers makes for a happy pub. Hope to see...More

Reviewed March 4, 2019

Booked here for Sunday lunch after a lovely walk in nearby Richmond Park. This pub is favourite of mine. Although I'm not a regular, I always get a warm welcome and I am made to feel at home with friendly helpful service. We all enjoyed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank anonKingston
Q6816PWcharlottes, Owner at The Wych Elm, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Thanks so much for your lovely feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit. We are the perfect spot post park walk and a roast is a great reward once you get here! Hope to see you again soon. Charlotte and Michael

Reviewed January 15, 2019

A group of us were meeting up for a walk and meal by the river and one of the requirements was to be dog friendly! We booked the Wych for its great food and atmosphere. I've now moved away from Kingston and therefore haven't been...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Denise B
Q6816PWcharlottes, Owner at The Wych Elm, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Thanks for your lovely review Denise. We've had our head chef Greg for a year and the food just continues to get better and better, he's great at his specials which can change daily so it's well worth regular visits! Our Juicy Lucy is an...More

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