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The Britannia Richmond

4.5
315 reviews
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£25 and under
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Gastro Pub
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  • Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
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 - 3pm, 5pm - 9pm
Friday: 12pm - 9:30pm
Saturday: 11am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 11am - 6pm
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Phone number
020 8940 9786
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Payment Options
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 out. Please call or email the pub with your enquiry.
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Parking Details
Meter 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, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , View, Wine
What 315 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.6
service
4.4
ambience
4.3
value
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99% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Great place. Good atmosphere. Had a lovely table outside. Food was great.

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5.0Dined on 10 June 2018

I visited with my husband and 5 year old daughter for Sunday lunch and had a wonderful time. The man who showed us to our table heard my daughter's name and remembered it to talk to her by name for the whole visit which delighted her.

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

We had a lovely meal sitting on the upstairs terrace - food was delicious as as always and in such a great setting! Service was also fantastic and the place is so welcoming (even to our little dog). We will be back!

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5.0Dined on 6 June 2018

Consistently excellent food and service. The best pub serving food in the town centre.

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5.0Dined on 3 June 2018

We were lucky to visit Richmond on the hottest weekend of the year today.
We were sat outside on the roof terrace, which was a glorious suntrap with awnings to share to your liking.
Completely blown away by the first Sunday Dinner we had eaten out... for as long as we could remember. One Chicken, one beef. Both meats were incredible and succulent.
Staff were incredibly attentive and a pleasure to speak with.

Location wise, this place has it all...
we visited both Richmond park, and Richmond Green (Park before, Green post) and soaked in the lovely surroundings and greenary.
Very close to a evidently popular icecream parlour! 40+ queue, so... maybe next time!

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Great food for Richmond residents, good to see a family owned business taking such tireless care and attention to their menu!

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Dom and Sophie looked after us superbly and professionally with all my guests threatening to return. Excellent!

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4.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Very friendly and efficient young staff, great food, good value and a delightful roof terrace experience. Will definitely go again

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4.0Dined on 28 May 2018

Service and staff are excellent! Very attentive and helpful. Drinks menu great! Food - starters were good. Out of our group most had Fish & Chips for Mains, this needs to improve. Chips didn't look fresh, more re-heated and oily. Fish too was oily and could be a better portion size. Presentation good. Another member had Chicken and that was ok.
Food needs to improve overall to be rated as overall great gastro pub! Location great, ambience great, so they have everything working for them except food for now....quality needs to improve as F &C is not complicated dish. So essential to get fundamentals spot on!

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5.0Dined on 28 May 2018

lovely pub lunch, terrace area feels very nice not like a standard pub atmosphere, more upscale. portions were generous and food was tasty with a very good variety of the menu. really enjoyed the risotto and bread pudding. will be back

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5.0Dined on 27 May 2018

Had a lovely birthday lunch last Sunday. Great table on upstairs terrace. Umbrellas meant could enjoy the weather without overheating in the sunshine. Good service. Delicious food. Sunday lunch was very generous and so no room to fit in the desserts.

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Birthday for husband- great food

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Excellent food and friendly service on a busy evening.

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Great customer service and the food was superb...
We will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Have booked here for lunch prior to matches at Twickenham on at least 5 occasions - each time everyone has agreed it was an excellent experience. Great food, great drinks, with welcoming, friendly service by the team. A gem, one of the best gastropubs London has to offer.

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

One of the best pubs in the Richmond/Twickenham area. I like the fact that it is "adult centric" and not child centric so you don't get screaming kids running riot. Nice grown up ambience.

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4.0Dined on 20 May 2018

Wonderful Sunday roast and lovely garden and terrace. Would recommend to families and friend groups!

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5.0Dined on 20 May 2018

We had a lovely table in the downstairs garden area which was perfect for Sunday lunch. The food was very good and quite a lot of it especially the Sunday roasts that were delicious. The pate and salmon starters were also excellent and all this left no room for desert ha! ha! You would never have thought you were just off a busy high street the ambiance was great.

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4.0Dined on 14 May 2018

We had a lovely dinner in the garden. The lamb was quite good but just a bit fatty. The chargrilled asparagus starter was yummy.

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3.0Dined on 11 May 2018

Lovely staff. good food. enjoyable afternoon. no quibble returns on a pudding that basically came as a chocolate cake with some caramel at the bottom layer but was advertised as a caramel cake (diner did not like chocolate)

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4.0Dined on 9 May 2018

Went with a friend for dinner at Britannia and really like their food. It is always fresh and nicely prepared. Also the staff is friendly and helpful. The only downside is that it is getting a bit crowded downstairs and can be quite loud - so wish that they would keep their reserved dining guests in the upstairs room which is really nice and more peaceful when having dinner.

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

There were 6 of us and every dish was great, faultless. 4 of the party had steaks and we all agreed they were the best we had had for some time. Therefore if you like good beer, good steak and maybe a glass of red, this is the place for you.

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

Excellent! (That’s the best short review for this place)

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4.0Dined on 26 April 2018

My friend and I met for a midweek dinner and had a really lovely meal.
The food is certainly really well cooked and lovely flavours. Good wine selection if you want a bottle.
The pub has a buzzy vibe, quite loud for a pub with no music and the staff are mostly very attentive and friendly indeed.
Would return for another meal in future. If there is one criticism it is that the main meal portions could be slightly larger.

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5.0Dined on 26 April 2018

Friendly service and a great gastro pub atmosphere. Good choice of options, I am vegetarian & have a gluten allergy which was easily accomodated.

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5.0Dined on 22 April 2018

Excellent Sunday roast and the staff were very welcoming and helpful They sat everyone outside as it was a lovely day, which was a nice touch.

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5.0Dined on 22 April 2018

Brilliant atmosphere and food! Staff were so friendly and they even let me reserve a spot outside on a sunny day! We drove from far to go to this pub and it was completely worth it. THANKS GUYS

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5.0Dined on 21 April 2018

Had the most fantastic birthday here, dining al fresco in the hidden oasis of a garden filled with the laughter friends and fine oysters. Definitely a night to remember.

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3.0Dined on 15 April 2018

Food is always good here, have been multiple times and regularly recommend to friends. However the roast was slightly lacking, small plate and beef cooked through after specifically asking twice for it to be medium rare, and assured by waiting staff it would. Not great when Sunday roast for 2 comes in just under £80. Disappointed because I am a fan of the Britannia

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4.0Dined on 8 April 2018

Lovely local pub with great food. The pub is deceptively big with a large upstairs as well. The food was of a high standard

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5.0Dined on 7 April 2018

A great meal with great atmosphere - I'd highly recommend visting The Britannia

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5.0Dined on 7 April 2018

We visited both before and after the Clash rugby match at Twickenham. Good coffee in the morning, in lovely garden area and an easy walk to the ground. After the match, a great atmosphere in the Britannia, only bettered by really excellent food.
We will return ...for a third year from Oxfordshire.

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4.0Dined on 7 April 2018

Went to the Britannia after a theatre visit and sat in upstairs restaurant. Nice airy room with access to outside balcony with outdoor seating.

Food well prepared and tasty.
Good wine selection.
Service efficient and friendly.
Did get a bit noisy when busy but was Saturday night.

Really enjoyed whole experience tho.

Intend coming back to meet friends.

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4.0Dined on 7 April 2018

We had a very enjoyable lunch at the Britannia. The service was very friendly but relaxed and not pushy. Although we didn't opt for it, the 2 & 3 course set menu on offer was good value. I had the John Dory fish which was excellent & my friend thoroughly enjoyed the lamb. We shared the pear & apple crumble dessert which was delicious. I would definitely come back.

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4.0Dined on 4 April 2018

Really
Outstanding food. Well above what you’d expect from a pub. The service was friendly and welcoming.

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4.0Dined on 1 April 2018

Very friendly staff and great food

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5.0Dined on 1 April 2018

Friendly staff and delicious roast dinner!

The perfect Sunday spot.

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4.0Dined on 30 March 2018

Good food and service, but bloody FREEZING!

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2.0Dined on 25 March 2018

Although usually good the experience on this occasion was very disappointing. We had a table booked early evening, several hours before the food service stopped. The menu on Sunday was centered around a Roast as you would expect. We ordered beef and our waitress took the order but said she would just check to ensure there were 2 portions left (which we thought was good service). She came back and said yes, all good. 5 mins later she then advised that someone else had taken the last 2 portions so they had run out. Ok, disappointing but that happens ... we then ordered our 2nd choice options. The waitress took the order but came back a few minutes later to say they had run out of that too :-( unfortunately there were no other options on the menu that we were interested in so we had no choice but to leave and find somewhere else to eat. Although we appreciate that demand sometimes outstrips supply it did seem very early in the evening to have run out of key ingredients! It was also a bit odd as when we were seated all the other tables had been occupied for some time so it's a mystery who managed to order just before us and clean out the kitchen. It would probably have made the experience less disappointing if we had been advised when we arrived that they were running low on options (we were early and had a drink at the bar whilst waiting for our table) or a least advised that various options were off the menu when we were sat at the table. I must add that the team were very apologetic and also gave us the drinks we had on the house to make up for the poor service. Unfortunately, I would be reluctant to book again based on that experience .. such a shame.

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4.0Dined on 25 March 2018

Great Sunday lunch with friends. Very pleasant staff. Roast was fantastic - generous enough and good quality. We will be back soon!

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