White Swan

26 Old Palace Lane, Richmond, United Kingdom, TW9 1PG
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Opening Information

Monday: 12-2.30 & 6.30-9:00
Tuesday to Friday: 2-2.45 & 6.30 to 9.30
Saturday: 12-3.45 & 6.30-9:30
Sunday: 12:30 - 3.45 & 6.30-8.30

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Families and Children Welcome at lunch

About White Swan

Built in 1787 the White Swan has seen many changes as a public house but has always maintained its friendly and warm atmosphere.
If you are looking for a light bite, business lunch or something more formal, the White Swan can accommodate – or just pop in for a drink and choose from an extensive list of wines, spirits, lagers and cask ales or whisky's.

Please use our online booking form - If the online reservation system is showing no availability please give us a call as we will always do everything we can to accommodate you (even though the computer says no we can sometimes say yes!).

Please note we can't always book specific tables but if there is an area you would prefer please mention it when booking and we'll try to accomodate or at least get back to you to say if we can't.

In our upstairs dining room we do not allow under 5's but elsewhere children are welcome up until 6.30. Please let us know if you require a high chair or space for a buggy when making the booking and we will try to find you a suitable table as space is very limited on some.

On Sundays we only book for our first sitting ie up to 1pm. After this time we operate a first come first seated waiting list where tables start to come free around 2pm and you're welcome to grab a drink at the bar while you wait.

We only accept bookings for dining but do have a few tables that are set aside if you just wish to have a drink (although these can't be reserved).

Unfortunately we do not reserve tables in the garden.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 17 September 2019

lovely pub

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Visited On Sunday, 15 September 2019

Lovely meal, & great service. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 September 2019

The staff was very friendly and helped us to find a seat outside in the garden although we booked inside. We had a very pleasant time on one of the last sunny days of the year, and enjoyed our Sunday roast and delicious panna cotas... such a lovely gem of Richmond

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Visited On Friday, 13 September 2019

Really nice location with friendly staff and very good food.

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 September 2019

All categories above were genuinely merited a five star rating. One tip might be, however, to cut down on the number of visits the staff make to the table to ask how things are going. No more than one from just one member of staff per course would be fine.

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Visited On Friday, 06 September 2019

Our local pub - love it!

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Visited On Thursday, 05 September 2019

Excellent as ever.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 September 2019

Fabulous food and excellent staff.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 September 2019

I look after a corporate team and this is now my first choice for our evenings out. The ambience created by having a private dining room is much more preferable to a restaurant whereby you are conscious of noise levels for other diners. The upstairs room is lovely in this charming old building and has lots of windows and a roaring log fire. We are always looked after superbly, they really do go the extra mile with a smile and the timings are efficient. The food is on the smallish gastro pub style and has always been delicious, I’ve never had anything but praise. This hidden gem is definitely recommended.

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Visited On Monday, 02 September 2019

The staff were flexible and friendly with timings as we were running late. They were discreetly attentive and sensitive to our needs

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Visited On Sunday, 01 September 2019

The service was welcoming and with the staff very attentive. We gave up our table to make space for a larger group to eat together , and they kindly gave us our deserts for free which was a nice gesture. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would eat there again

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Visited On Sunday, 01 September 2019

Lovely food - 8 choose Sunday dinner but felt very rushed and very noisy. Would have preferred separate vegetable served

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Visited On Sunday, 01 September 2019

Nice lunch and the staff made some last minute table changes so that we could dine as a group. Very friendly and accommodating team.

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Visited On Friday, 30 August 2019

Good food - of what we ordered, the lamb seemed to go down best. Sausages and mash fine, if rather unrelenting; steak needed more seasoning. Of the puds, the panna cotta was the stand-out. Cheese board seemed hurriedly put-together - more careful presentation wouldn't have gone amiss. However, a very good evening on the whole - thank you for looking after us so well.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 August 2019

Really enjoyed our evening at The White Swan, service and food absolutely superb.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 August 2019

The food was excellent, the service friendly and efficient and nothing seemed too much trouble. The portions were substantial so unfortunately my friend and I could only manage a main course. I would certainly return in the future.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 August 2019

The White Swan continues to excel in all categories. We have never been disappointed in 7 years.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 August 2019

We we’re a party of eight eating after the Rugby match on Saturday. For a busy pub on a hot Saturday evening (30+) the service was excellent. Food and drink was very good and value for money.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

Amazing, amazing, amazing! What else can be said? Good staff, good food and good value for money! Beautiful atmosphere & surroundings including history! Keep up the good work!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Friendly service. Good food.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

We were a party of 10 this time and were heading to Twickenham to watch a game. We had a really nice Sunday Roast which set us up perfectly for the walk to the stadium. Good pub food in a great location near the river

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

The lamb was abit full of fat

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Visited On Friday, 02 August 2019

Why insist on comments? I just gave you 5 stars.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Very pleasant meal/evening in The White Swan on Wednesday

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Great venue for a birthday celebration - worth travelling from Worcester for lunch !

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