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Richmond and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Richmond and surrounding areas

"There is some amazing scenery in Richmond, it's hard to believe that you can be in central London in only 20 minutes."

Ivanka Modesteva-Gyurova

"Just a short walk from Richmond town centre, Petersham Meadows are a tranquil spot for dog walking along the Thames."

Christian Jason

"This is my favourite view of Richmond Bridge and riverside!"

Tim Perks

What is your favourite place?

Where do Richmond and surrounding areas locals go?

The Cricketers

Watch the cricket at The Cricketers pub overlooking Richmond Green.

Richmond Theatre

As well as its beautiful architectural style, Richmond Theatre puts on some great performances, from fantastic theatre groups to world famous music artists, all year round.

Urban Diner

A traditional American themed dinner with chilli fries to die for. Situated nice and close to the Thames, so you can go for a nice stroll afterwards to walk off all that food!

A Cena

A delicious local Italian restaurant near Richmond Bridge.

No 1 Duke Street

A great independent addition to Richmond's eating and drinking scene. Be that for a relaxed brunch (and bellini!), a lazy coffee on a sofa, a pre-theatre meal or a lively night out.

Petersham Nurseries

This acclaimed garden centre offers the most amazing and tranquil experience to eat, shop and explore.


Bavarian sausage and beer in a picturesque setting overlooking the Thames. A great place to meet friends in the summer months...

The Aleksander

Under new management, this pub is a great stop off when walking between Twickenham and Richmond!

Real Ale

A multi award-winning independent beer shop, actively supporting British micro-breweries. A liquid delicatessen!

Sporting Feet

A specialist sports equipment shop for the serious sportsman. It specialises in custom-made footwear to fit your choice of sport perfectly.


Just inside Richmond Station, the smell of Knot's delicious pretzels wafts around the entrance enticing you in!


A great little Italian cafe specialising in delicious sandwiches, paninis and pastries. Great coffee too. Perfect for a quick bite at lunch with a friendly smile.


Amazing breakfasts and really friendly staff! They also serve delicious pizzas with thin bases, which come with a free soup at lunchtime.

Beirut Street Kitchen

The most amazing Lebanese wraps made to order. Lovely coffee too!

The Old Ship

A beautiful old-fashioned pub that backs onto the Thames, right next door to Richmond Green. For a nice glass of wine in Richmond, you probably couldn't get much better. Really good ales if you're into that kind of thing.

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