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The White Swan

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Riverside, Twickenham TW1 3DN, England
+44 20 8744 2951
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came with the family for the second time, never been disappointed. Good sized portions and tasty food. The location is really nice and enjoyable esp on a sunny day

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1 Thank marco b
Sydney
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178 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a lovely spot, next to the river. It can get really really busy though. I haven't eaten here but I hear its good. The drinks selection is great and the service friendly. Game days are crazy busy

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Thank J0diel0u
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first time we've visited this pub. Wonderful lunch in the sunshine. Loved the Vegetable Chilli with butternut squash. Best one I've ever had. Number 1 son was very happy with his chicken burger and chips. We will come back here very soon.

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1 Thank Melanie T
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sun was finally out and we took a walk from Twickenham to Richmond along the river. We stopped here expecting not to get a table. We were lucky, as we arrived someone was leaving. The deck is a great place for a drink and something to eat when the sun is out but best to get there early. Good... More 

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1 Thank Chris O
UK
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120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with sister in law and brother in law. Had reserved table which was ready and waiting for us. It was a small table especially when we had water wine and beer, then the food orders! I cannot comment on the others meals but mine was not that good it was a disappointment - burger tasteless, extra cheddar almost... More 

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Thank MAGHAR
Windsor, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Visited for lunch and sat in the garden terrace overlooking the river, drank a pint of beer and bathed in sunshine. All was well until the food arrived - my burger was dry, the bun tasted as if it had been in the freezer for days, and the chips were lifeless. Overpriced and disappointing.

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Thank JOGLEWALK
Welwyn, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The bride and groom, both of 70 yrs together with 26 family members, descended on the White Horse to celebrate their marriage. The publican provided a good buffet menu with all the guest aptly fed and watered. With plentiful ales and a good choice of food. The White Swan enjoys a beautiful setting aside the Thames and features a wonderful... More 

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2 Thank Servicised
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Met friends there for lunch on Sunday 12/03/2017. I had roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. The beef was very tough, Yorkshire was dry, not pleasant at all. My two friends had Scampi and chips which they also felt was dry and chips were not good! Another friend had chicken roast and a leg attached to thigh which was dry and... More 

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Thank dawalh
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Paid the pub a visit prior to the England v Scotland rugby game. We got there not long after it opened and enjoyed several drinks before heading off for lunch. A lovely venue, right on the river, with a bar with a balcony, and an outside bar right on the river's edge. Nice beer, good staff and no delays

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2 Thank Bob B
Cleveland
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296 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Love this pub, always go for a drink when in twickenham. Barbie looks good on rugby days. Husband likes the selection of beers, and says it one of his favourite pubs in Britain.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside, Twickenham TW1 3DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Twickenham
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8744 2951

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?