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White Swan

26 Old Palace Lane, Richmond, United Kingdom, TW9 1PG
Restaurant info
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 Saturday, 15 December 2018

Lovely dinner with friends, the food was excellent and so was the service. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 December 2018

super evening and we were impressed by the Venison Steak

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 December 2018

All good

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

We booked the upstairs function room for a Leaving Do. Rachel was incredibly helpful and professional all through the booking process over email, and including the evening, where she made sure everyone was catered for. We had a buffett and the food was excellent. I can't fault anything and would definately use The White Swan again. Thank you for making it a lovely evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 December 2018

Always a good meal, good service and relaxed atmosphere

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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

Excellent choice for a Christmas works meal - highly recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

Really enjoyable evening, great atmosphere, friendly prompt service, good food. The 7 of us get together every view months and general view was that we should always hold it in the White Swan in future.

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Visited On Monday, 03 December 2018

Overall the service was good, but we did have to wait a while for the starters. A comment was made that it was difficult to buy a drink at the table if it wasn't going to be put on the tab, and people had to go downstairs to get a drink. Either a bar upstairs, or the opportunity to pay at the table would have enhanced enjoyment

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Visited On Monday, 03 December 2018

Love being in an authentic old pub with such great staff, food & atmosphere. Our absolute favourite. It NEVER disappoints.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 November 2018

The experience was great, what a good find. When we are in the area it will definitely be a place we stop over.

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Visited On Monday, 26 November 2018

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Visited On Sunday, 25 November 2018

Everything was as 7 stars!!!! As usual! Many - many thanks for amazing service! My best wishes, Katya

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Visited On Friday, 23 November 2018

Really helpful staff, great food and drinks menu. Beautiful location.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Great service as always. Friendly and efficient.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Match day at Twickenham yet the service and quality were still excelant

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

green beans slightly undercooked.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

Great little pub tucked away from the bustle, but if you understand good ale and nice food then you will be sure to know this place.

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

been going to this pub for many years and it never fails to impress .... a very happy customer

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 November 2018

Very pleasant service; nice pubby atmosphere, table was just as requested. Food generally excellent, just a bit disappointed with the limited desert menu, chocolate cake was quite dry.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

As usual the White Swan delivers on service, value for money and good food. My favourite pub in Richmond.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 October 2018

we really enjoyed our lunch

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Fabulous people at a great location providing brilliant service. Going to the Swan before a rugby match is part of my tradition. I wish I lived nearer as I would use it more often, especially for Sunday lunch!!

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Visited On Thursday, 01 November 2018

Good food and very pleasant and friendly staff at lunchtime.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

Very enjoyable evening, excellent service.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

Fish over- cooked and rather dry, bread and butter pudding just a soggy mess and cappuccino weak as dishwater. Underwhelming.

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