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The Bishop

) #96 of 296 Restaurants in Kingston upon Thames $$ - $$$ , British,
2 Bishops Hall | Thames Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1PY, England
+44 20 8546 4965
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible15%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
2 Bishops Hall | Thames Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1PY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Have been coming to the Bishop regularly on Saturday lunchtimes for my pint of Youngs and the great BLT sandwich they used to do here. When I got there today I found the menu had changed and the BLT was no longer being served. I...More

Thank tomsenior
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Location of this pub is amazing and they have a team of staff that make you feel at home. From the manager down all the staff make you feel as if you are local. Love the atmosphere!More

Thank ChristineLopes
TheBishop-Kingston, Public Relations Manager at The Bishop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Christine, What a lovely review, thanks so much for your positive comments! We try to make everyone feel at home in the hopes that they'll come back and see us on a regular basis, we really appreciate our locals. Come by and see us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Held my 50th birthday party here. Wonderful function room with its own bar and toilets and fantastic views over the Thames. Staff were really helpful, nothing was too much trouble and great party food too.More

Thank HF191967
TheBishop-Kingston, Public Relations Manager at The Bishop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Hilary, Thanks so much for your positive review, really glad you had a great time and it's nice to hear that the staff were very accommodating for your party and that you enjoyed the food! We hope you decided to choose us again to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a family meal on Friday night and have to say it was one of the worst meals I've ever had. The service was terrible and extremely slow... the food was frankly inedible and such poor quality, I have no idea why they...More

3  Thank James H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking along the river and came across this place. Decided to get a drink and something to eat. Fish and chips with mushy peas and the tar tar sauce was really good. Couldn't fault it. Will defo come and try other things on...More

Thank haka89
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Horrified that this pub has been transformed into a multi coloured tacky Sylvania families esq children's themed pub. Oh what have you done? Expensive for drinks due to its riverside location unfortunately now seemingly designed to cater for yummy mummies.More

1  Thank Olde1973
TheBishop-Kingston, Director of Sales at The Bishop, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Hi there, We're sorry you were not impressed by the new look of our pub. A lot of Young's pubs across the board have had a revamp recently so the Bishop has just been in-keeping with the companies modern aesthetics. We pride ourselves in our...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We held our friends wedding reception here last Saturday. The afternoon and evening went perfectly and the food was great. Arrangements were made easily and post wedding collection of all the bits and pieces went smoothly. Thank you.

Thank Marcus B
TheBishop-Kingston, Director of Sales at The Bishop, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi Marcus, Thank you for your positive feedback. So glad you enjoyed your celebrations with us, we hope you'll choose The Bishop again to host future events! Thanks, Kind Regards, Chloe Morant

Reviewed 28 April 2017

Great pub for river watching, although slightly more pricey than other pubs in Kingston, the benefit is being by the river.

1  Thank DJTas1971
Reviewed 26 April 2017

After doing a spot of shopping in Kingston we decided to have a walk along the river and some lunch. We went in and weren't sure if you ordered at the bar or waited . After a while I went to the bar and placed...More

1  Thank brentiesuk
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Came here with some family and friends to have some drinks and nibbles. Very nice location with nice views. They have a good selection of drinks and the food was good. The downstairs of the bar was very dark, could do with a bit more...More

1  Thank Kabir P
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21 July 2017|
Response from ChristineLopes | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not. Hope this helps
19 April 2017|
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Response from TheBishop-Kingston | Property representative |
Gillian R
16 May 2016|
Response from TheBishop-Kingston | Property representative |
There is no room hire fee just a minimum spend of £1000 which can be on food & drinks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bishops Hall | Thames Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Kingston upon Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8546 4965
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Sitting on the banks of the River Thames, we've got an amazing view of Kingston Bridge, especially from our beautiful River Room Bar upstairs, which can accomodate your next party, gathering or corporate do. Our stunning riverside terrace is the perfect place for a spot of people watching, whether they be on land or by boat! In the Summer Months you can't beat a refreshing beverage on the banks of the Thames, the nearest thing to a beach for miles. In the bracing Winter, we've got blankets to wrap up in & warm drinks to keep you toasty! We serve food all day - pub classics, bar snacks and seasonal. Check out our great range of ales, ciders, wines and spirits. We look forward to welcoming you to The Bishop soon!

Kitchen opening hours:
Monday-Thursday 11:00-21:00
Friday-Saturday 10:00-22:00
Sunday 10:00-20:30
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