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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
 
Arragon Road Multi-Storey
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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