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William Curley

William Curley

Award-winning chocolatier with the most addictive array of chocolates. Go on a cold winter's day and order the hot chocolate!

Richmond Hill Bakery

Richmond Hill Bakery

Fantastic cakes and coffee. Snap up a table on the pavement in summer and watch the world go by.

Richmond Theatre

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.

Real Ale

Real Ale

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

The Richmond Hill Hotel

The Richmond Hill Hotel

The afternoon tea at the Richmond Hill Hotel is great on Sundays at only £24.95.

Roebuck

Roebuck

A stunning view from Richmond Hill at the Roebuck. It used to be Mick Jagger's local!

Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market

A welcome addition to Richmond's food scene, offering a mouth-watering array of fresh food.

Portofino

Portofino

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

Richmond Green

Richmond Green

The perfect spot for a picnic in the heart of Richmond. Pick up your tasty treats on the way from the shops around the corner...

A Cena

A Cena

A delicious local Italian restaurant near Richmond Bridge.

Pembroke Lodge

Pembroke Lodge

The gardens, the views...

Bill's

Bill's

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, Bill's always delivers on service and tasty, freshly cooked food. The Bill's breakfast comes highly recommended for those with healthy appetites!

Urban Diner

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!

The Lass O'Richmond

The Lass O'Richmond

A quaint but busy pub in Richmond that has a great beer garden and tasty bar snacks!

The Old Ship

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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Why not explore the nearby areas of Richmond, North Sheen, St Margarets, Old Isleworth, East Sheen, Mortlake, Twickenham, Ham, Kew and Brentford

"In 1596, Sir John Harington unveiled his amazing flushing loo! As a gift to Queen Elizabeth, he had one installed in Richmond Palace, but Her Majesty declined to use it owing to the sound it made!"

There's no better place on a summer's evening than the riverside at Richmond.

Ivanka Modesteva-Gyurova

This is my favourite view of Richmond Bridge and riverside!

Christopher Howard

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

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Tiny Tunes

The Vineyard Church
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

NCT Richmond Bumps and Babies

Grena Road Day Nursery
Every Monday Friendly drop-in group offering prenatal and postnatal support to parents every Monday (except bank holidays) to give you the opportunity to make friends and get some support if you need it. All local parents are welcome to join us whether you have a bump or a baby. Website

Richmond Bumps and Babies

Grena Road Day Nursery
Every Monday Friendly drop-in group offering prenatal and postnatal support to parents every Monday (except bank holidays) to give you the opportunity to make friends and get some support if you need it. All local parents are welcome to join us whether you have a bump or a baby.

Tiny Tunes

Twickenham Library
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

Caterpillar Music

Snakes and Ladders - Brentford
First Class is a free taster session, then £4.95 per class payable in a block of 10 in advance. Discounts for siblings and people on benefits. If you miss a class for any reason, you can carry this forward to another week, or attend a class at a different Website

West Middlesex University Hospital - Queen Mary Maternity Unit

Gumley House Convent School
We provide NHS maternity services to Hounslow and Richmond Upon Thames working closely with local GPs and community midwives. Our maternity unit is equipped with a natural birth centre and delivery theatres in a relaxed and modern environment close to the main hospital. There is a full range of specialist care available at the main hospital should any need arise including a Special Care Baby Unit with expert medical staff. Our maternity unit is nationally recognised for providing excellent support and services: *We are the first maternity unit in London to be awarded Stage 3 (highest level) Baby Friendly accreditation from UNICEF. *We have been awarded CNST Level 3 (highest level) for the quality and safety of our maternity healthcare. Take a look at our website and online video tour to find out more about our unit. Our friendly team would love the opportunity to chat to you and offer advice if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Please get in touch on the contact details provided here. Website

Gurgles Aloud

Christ Church
A baby-friendly choir that aims to enable those with bumps and babies to get together on a weekly basis and sing a wide range of music in a relaxed and friendly environment. Website

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