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Moments from the expanses of beautiful Richmond Park

"My favourite view of Barnes! You're in London but it reminds me of living by the sea...."

Christopher Sellwood

"Barnes Common is the perfect place for picnics or lazy, sunny evenings."

Rupert Dickinson

"There's so much to see and do at Kew's Royal Botanic Gardens, from tours, to food festivals, to the beautiful greenhouses..."

Tim Perks

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Where do East Sheen locals go?


Amazing coffee shop serving Allpress Espresso, breakfast items and lunchtime treats.

The Victoria

Within walking distance of Richmond Park, The Victoria is a real gem of a local pub offering fantastic food, wines and an outdoor kitchen in summer.

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!


A dog groomers in Sheen offering competitive prices and fantastic service with a smile!

Cavan Bakery

Part of a small bakery chain, there's always something sweet to eat!

Orange Pekoe

Excellent cakes and almost any tea imaginable!

The White Hart

A fantastic atmosphere, menu and views of the Thames. Perfect for relaxing and watching the rowers.

Richmond Park

It's like being in a walk-in safari park - a real green retreat within the M25.

The Bulls Head

A rustic, homely pub holding jazz nights and live gigs throughout the week.

Tanyas Fish Bar

Great takeaway fish and chips in the centre of Barnes.

Lea & Sandeman

A superb independent wine shop selling a fantastic range of wines. The staff are always willing to help their customers, from connoisseurs, to those who don't know their pinot from their sauvignon!

Coach & Horses

An amazing little pub right on Barnes High Street.

The Real Cheese Shop

As well as the firm favourites, this delightful cheese shop sells more unusual cheeses from all over Europe.

Barnes Fruit & Veg

Excellent quality produce that's cheaper than the supermarket!

Barnes Green

A delightful leafy spot in the centre of Barnes next to Barnes High Street.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Mortlake, North Sheen, Barnes, Roehampton, Chiswick, Kew, Richmond, Gunnersbury, Brentford and Putney

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Why do you find East Sheen a great place to live?


"East Sheen is the perfect haven at the end of an easy commute into London. With stunning Richmond Park on your doorstep it is a green haven for walkers, runners and strollers. A vibrant mix of delis and independent shops gives it a truly village feel."

January 2015


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"Human remains were found stuffed into a box that was dropped from Barnes Bridge in March 1879. The murderer turned out to be maid Kate Webster, while her victim was her employer Julia Thomas. The head was never found..."

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  1. About East Sheen

    East Sheen, also known as 'Sheen', is an affluent suburb of London, England in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. It forms part of the London post town in the SW postcode area. The main high street is the Upper Richmond Road which has many small boutique clothing shops and delicatessens. Central to the area is a small square, known as The Triangle, with a war memorial, and an old milestone. There are a number of parks and open spaces in the area including Richmond Park, accessed via Sheen Gate; Palewell Common, which has a playground, playing fields, a polo field, tennis courts and a pitch and putt course; and East Sheen Common which leads onto Bog Gate, a secluded and hidden entrance to Richmond Park. The area has a tennis club (East Sheen Lawn Tennis Club) and small local pubs such as The Plough and Hare and Hounds on the Upper Richmond Road. Bars and restaurants are increasingly popular in Sheen, making it more of a destination for visitors, such as The Naked Turtle (jazz restaurant), Seven (fusion restaurant) and Don't Tell Fred which is a restaurant and live music basement lounge in Sheen Lane.

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