White Swan †

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Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 3DN
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Mon-Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 11am-10.30pm

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White SwanWith probably one of the most idyllic settings of any of London's pubs, the White Swan is well worth a visit if you're in this neck of the woods. On a quiet, winding country lane, right on the edge of the Thames and opposite Twickenham's historic Eel Pie Island, the main body of the pub is elevated to minimise risk of flooding - a steep flight of steps needs to be mounted before you'll stand any chance of ordering a pint. Built in the 17th century the interior remains relatively untouched with lots of wood and open fires. You will, however, notice a somewhat unhealthy proliferation of rugby-oriented memorabilia - a hint towards the pub's support of the game that Twickenham's mammoth stadium has made its own (be warned the place gets understandably packed-out by loud chaps in rugby shirts on match days). Directly outside the pub there's a small veranda, while directly opposite, across the lane, there's a larger terrace (also owned by the pub) right on the water. Venture here in the summer months and combine your trip with a walk along the river or a visit to nearby Marble Hill House. Winter months will find you cosied up by the fire inside the small l-shaped bar. Prices are said to be significantly higher than other boozers in the area, but there's no doubting the lure of the location and setting which, most would say, warrants the added premium.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Richmond Tube Station
27 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Twickenham Railway Station
6 minutes walk
St Margarets Railway Station
10 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

York House
3 minutes walk
Church Lane
4 minutes walk

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Richmond Hill Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £46† 34% off
Richmond Hill, TW10 | 21 minutes from White Swan
Richmond Hill Hotel offers you the best of both worlds, a classic setting and a contemporary hotel. Steeped in history, character and charm the 17th Century ... More
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White Swan
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The White Cross
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverside, Off Water Lane, TW9 | 20 minutes from White Swan
Whet your whistle with a pint at Richmond's suitably historic White Cross pub. Right on the river, but still in the very centre of town not ... More
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Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 4.2 miles from White Swan
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Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 4.8 miles from White Swan
Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ... More
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Tea Box
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7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 23 minutes from White Swan
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The Bearcat Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Turk's Head, 28 Winchester Road, TW1 | 12 minutes from White Swan
The Turk's Head pub in St. Margarets, Twickenham is home to The Bearcat Comedy Club which occupies an old hall attached to the pub. Every Saturday ... More
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The Turk's Head
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Winchester Road, St Margaret's, TW1 | 12 minutes from White Swan
The Turk's Head pub in St. Margarets, Twickenham is home to The Bearcat comedy club which occupies an old hall attached to the pub. Every Saturday ... More
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Curzon Richmond
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Water Lane, Richmond, TW9 | 20 minutes from White Swan
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Ham House & Gardens
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Ham Street, Ham, Richmond, TW10 | 6 minutes from White Swan
Perched on the edge of the River Thames and first built in 1610, this ornate but almost melancholic Stuart mansion combines extensive formal gardens with a ... More
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Marble Hill House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 | 7 minutes from White Swan
The waterside Palladian villa, Marble Hill House, was built for Henrietta Howard, the mistress of King George II when he was Prince of Wales. Set between ... More
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Pottery Cafe
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
322 Richmond Road, East Twickenham, TW1 | 13 minutes from White Swan
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Cycle Republic, Twickenham
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
26-30 Kings Street, TW1 | 6 minutes from White Swan
A cycling-only specialist store from Halfords, Cycle Republic opened its first London site in 2014 and now boasts several branches throughout the ... More
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Sandy's Fishmongers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
56 King Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 7 minutes from White Swan
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The Real Ale Shop
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
371 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 15 minutes from White Swan
Spending most of our time in pubs swilling foreign lager pushed by multi-national breweries, the British nation has turned their back on their home-grown beer. Often ... More
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36 Church Street, TW1 | 5 minutes from White Swan
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Pizza Express
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21 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 | 5 minutes from White Swan
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The Chicago Rib Shack, Twickenham
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29-31 York Street, TW1 | 5 minutes from White Swan
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The Artists Theatre School
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Ealing Studios, W5 | 4.3 miles from White Swan
The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ... More
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The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 4.3 miles from White Swan
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
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Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 5 miles from White Swan
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
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Ham House Gardens
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Ham Street, Ham, TW10 | 6 minutes from White Swan
These extensive formal and historic gardens perched on the edge of the River Thames are attached to the 17th century Stuart mansion Ham House. In 1626 ... More
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Twickenham Stadium
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Rugby Road, Twickenham, TW1 | 19 minutes from White Swan
The home of English rugby at Twickenham is England's second largest stadium (after Wembley Stadium), with steeply banked stands that create an impressive roar when an ... More
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Richmond Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Park Office, Holly Lodge, TW10 | 33 minutes from White Swan
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Orleans House Gallery
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Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 1 minute from White Swan
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