The Britannia Richmond

4.6
377 reviews
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£25 and under
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Gastro Pub
Top tags:
  • Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Casual
The Britannia is one of the oldest and few independent pubs in the Borough, with bags of charm, tucked away down an atmospheric cobbled street between the High Street and The Green. We specialise in quality ingredients cooked simply and our trademark is our friendly, professional service. Join us for weekend brunch, quick lunches, leisurely dinners and the best Sunday roast in Richmond and enjoy the lively pub, elegant first floor dining room, smart roof terrace or busy pub garden, dependent on your mood and occasion. We have a daily changing menu with the latest examples on our website.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Gastro Pub, British
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday: 12pm - 4pm, 5pm - 9.30pm
Friday: 12pm - 9:30pm
Saturday: 12pm - 9:30pm
Sunday: 12pm - 9pm
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Phone number
020 8940 9786
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Private Party Facilities
The first floor restaurant is available for buy outs. Please call or email the pub with your enquiry.
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Cross Street
George St
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Parking Details
Metered parking on The Green as well as several car parks within 5 mins walk of the pub
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Public Transit
Richmond station for overground and district line trains. Numerous bus stops at the end of the Lane serving areas from Kingston to Hammersmith and Hounslow
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wine
What 377 People Are Saying
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B
London
26 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an amazing bookclub lunch. We had the set menu 3 courses each and all of them were excellent, in particular the desserts were sublime! The quality of the food was fantastic with great portion sizes and fabulous tastes. The service was really attentive and very friendly , couldn't have asked for a better lunch. Only thing that I would improve on is how they set out the bill, very confusing ... We will definitely be back! Thank you Chef!

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NR
London
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Walked past this Pub many times and hadn’t noticed it. Booked for late afternoon Sunday lunch. Fab service very personable. Food great. Had the oysters to start and beef main which was perfect pink and tender. Had a really good time.

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M
London
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food and good value as always. The staff are friendly and always accommodating

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N
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had an amazing lunch. 3 courses each and all of them were spot. We also loved the generous portion sizes. Service was very friendly from the beginning and they really went the extra mile after mixing up our desserts with free drinks and dessert.
We will definitely go back!

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EB
London
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great hidden gem in the middle of busy Richmond town centre. Food is always great, especially the cod in vermouth sauce. Service is always very attentive. Very cosy in winter and a pretty rear court yard garden for warmer months. Richmond Theatre is very close by, and the Britannia is a good venue for a pre theatre dinner.

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CR
1 review
Dined on 2 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great atmosphere, very friendly staff, delicious food, we will be back!
Thanks to the team.

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W
London
136 reviews
Dined on 2 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Fancied Sunday lunch at the last minute and got a table at the Britannia - not the first visit and that was a deciding factor. Food as usual was good along with a good atmosphere. The management team are friendly and have time for their guests.

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RR
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, really busy , great value for money .

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OT
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I'll be the first to say that I really like the Britannia, I ate here at least once every fee weeks when i lived in Richmond, Richmond needs more pubs like this. Great atmosphere, staff that really know what they are doing, and great food. Really consistently good food. My only minor negative on this visit was the peppercorn gravy provided with the steak we had this time round, was not the chef's best effort. Sauce was obviously burnt. We complained and they first the situation professionally and quickly, so couldn't as for anything else (other than a great tasting peppercorn sauce).

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OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Pre-theatre. Excellent service and fantastic food.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Went for Sunday lunch. Very nice food and a good selection of wine. No vegetarian option for a Sunday roast though

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H
London
4 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, fantastic staff and service. I would thoroughly recommend this pub for it's food, vibe and customer experience.

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OT
London
10 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Nice choices; we went with pheasant and steak. Good selection of reasonably prices wines to accompany. the Britannia is always a good option for casual dining in central Richmond.

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T
London
10 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Always a good Sunday lunch destination. Staff are very welcoming and attentive. Food is good. Not overpriced, but not 'cheap' either. Essentially paying for decent quality. Come here a couple of times a year and not disappointed.

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H
London
4 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional as always, best food pub in Richmond. I would wholeheartedly recommend it. The staff are fantastic too.

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DW
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We ate here before heading to Twickenham for the rugby. The food was great and the service came with a smile. Not my first time here, and certainly not my last!

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A
London
6 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Continue to be one of my favourites..
Outstanding food and service..

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C
London
22 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

As always another wonderful meal at The Britannia. This time we went for the Sunday roast and it was an absolute cracker! Plates were cleaned and we were happy. The service always goes above and beyond.

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f
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I've met friends many times at The Britannia for lunch and always enjoyed it. This was the first time I had been for dinner, the food was the same high standard, very friendly and attentive service. We were a party of 7 and had a table upstairs where there was a lively atmosphere in keeping with Friday night. One of my guests was celebrating her Birthday and she was very well looked after

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JP
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First visit, outstanding meal. Definitely visit again when next in Richmond.

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c
London
3 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Friendly, good choice, frequent menu change, relaxed

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a
London
4 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, quality wine, very friendly service and fun atmosphere. Would recommend it for a Sunday lunch with friends

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n
London
4 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fab evening out with a friend as always the meal was excellent, tasty and well seasoned. Seasonal food at a great price, well cooked and well presented, excellent service and great atmosphere.

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J
London
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We really enjoyed our meal. The food was extremely tasty, the service was very friendly and attentive.

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JM
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely little pub down a tiny street in central Richmond. Beautifully kept and furnished, excellent service and staff and good range of food. We ordered 11 courses between four people (yes, we take food very seriously!) and every dish was well cooked, well thought out and well presented. Beer was also very well kept. Loos were spotless. There is a pretty garden, but it was a bit too cold to sit outside.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 1

Just awful!
We were seated near their stinking toilets and when I asked to be moved they obliged but we could still smell the filthy toilets throughout the meal. I mentioned that they should clean their toilets to two separate staff member, one of whom was the manager, and they just looked at me and did nothing.
I'm actually surprised that the health authority hasn't been on to them.
Two water glasses had to be returned because they were so dirty (actually encrusted with lumps of matter).
I wouldn't set foot in this place again and was really embarrassed that I had taken my friends to this place.

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M
London
10 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing last minute booking. The service was excellent. Food, fantastic. Great value for money. Would highly recommend.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb local pub lost in the alley ways of Richmond. Great sun trap beer garden and fantastic staff. Ordered three starters and five mains and all eight dishes delivered.

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TS
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and atmosphere. Busy in the bar but the upstairs restaurant was a retreat to be able to talk but still great atmosphere,

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JH
London
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, lovely ambience and really friendly service

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L
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good pub. Overall helpful and friendly staff (forgot a drinks order). Booked a table but the manger asked if we would like to stay where we were drinking and eat in the bar, which was thoughtful. Food good and tasty and wine choice good. Ale choice limited. Only poor part was the coffee, which was really weak.

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H
London
7 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The Britannia is outstanding, in my view the best pub food in Richmond.

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CC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been a few times. First time for a Sunday roast and I was really impressed. Would recommend

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AR
London
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was our second visit and it lived up to and surpassed our expectations. Great service, good choice of wines and beers and some excellent dishes. A really great experience.

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NM
London
20 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Dom is a legend.

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VR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely meal. The staff were very attentive and looked after us well. We'll definitely eat there again!

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ES
London
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

A must-try, exquisite food and ambience, friendly and attentive staff. All on the roof top terrace.. Amazing. Thank you!

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IB
London
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

A friendly welcome at the outset. Staff were engaging and helpful and the service was great. It's a pub, so decor was basic, but the food, it was fantastic. Everything cooked perfectly and piping hot. I would recommend to anyone

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K
Wales
3 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Britannia is lovely spot in Richmond on an alley off the main street. Wonderful staff and superb food. Splendid garden area and separate rooftop terrace is tastefully decorated to create a casual yet elegant setting to enjoy an excellent meal.

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J
London
40 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

A good gourmet pub, in a small bylane in Richmond near the green. Place was lively as it was a Saturday evening. The food was good & the waitress was good at her job , very cheerful & very prompt in getting the orders etc. We had ordered oysters for starters & then Salt Marsh lamb for mains, hake in white wine sauce. All the items were good n the portions were big. Overall it was a good evening with good food & a reasonable wine list. It was also good value for money.

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