The Shaftesbury  

 
 
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121-123 Kew Road, TW9 2PN
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Thu 11am-11pm, Fri & Sat 11am-12midnight, Sun 12noon-11pm
 
PRICES
Main courses £9-£13
 

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A Young's pub on the corner of Kew Road and Shaftesbury Road, The Shaftesbury is a comfortable place to while away the afternoon in Richmond with surprisingly good food to entice you in. A three month closure and substantial refurbishment revealed a new-look pub on 2 May 2012 with sticky carpeted drinking den replaced by a stylish gastropub complete with its own motto: Love, Serve - taken from the family motto of the 1st Earl of Shaftesbury. There is a focus on food with fresh, seasonal, British produce featuring on a menu which includes dry-aged steaks cooked over real charcoal, sustainably sourced line-caught fish and daily changing specials. For the traditionalists there are some pub classics, excellent beers (try Sambrook's Wandle, the first beer brewed by Sambrook's Brewery in Battersea) and a Sunday roast to remind us all of where we are. The Shaftesbury Mess (to share) comes highly recommended - 'like the Eton version but slightly tidier'; a DIY dessert where you do the messing yourself.

 

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Richmond Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Kew Gardens Tube Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
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Kew Gardens Overground Station
 
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Richmond Railway Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
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Old Deer Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waitrose
 
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