Riverside Pubs & Bars in London

The River Thames has been a central part of London’s life style for centuries. The river has provided transport and recreation for the most park of London’s history. Today, the Thames is still a dominant feature in the British Capital and many residents flock to its shores for business or pleasure. With the recent upgrade and addition of new piers the banks of the Thames have seen a boom in tourists and residents. Most come to enjoy the riverside scenery or the pubs and bars. Some venues have been in existence for a long time and showcase the classic London public house environment. Other locations are more recent entrants into the pub and bar market and have a more modern outlook.


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    Founders Arms

    Located on Bankside, this pub has some amazing views of the Thames river and London skyline. The venue serves drinks, food and snacks all through the day. They have generous out door seating that over looks the water and riverside.

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    The Mayflower

    The claim to fame for this classic pub is the fact that it is the oldest existing Public House on the river Thames. The second floor has a restaurant and bar while the first floors opens up onto the deck that gives eye catching views of river.

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    The Old Thameside Inn

    This warm venue is a pure symbolization of the English pub's. The classic design, delicious ale and scrumptious bar food all enhance the setting. Customers can enjoy the sites and sounds nearby or spend some time discovering the history of the Inn which used to be an old spice warehouse.

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    The Anchor

    This is a traditional pub, having a long history. The venue serves a large number of ales along with authentic bar food. Visitors will find that the attractions nearby are some of London's most famous and make the pub a great place to relax after a long day of sight seeing.

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    Butlers Wharf Chop House

    This bar and grill is a high end venue that offers scenic views of the river in an under stated setting. The Butlers Wharf Chop House celebrates traditional English cooking and drinks by offering its clients a large winelist and some of the most well made British dining in London.

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    This pub is owned and operated by Taylor Walker and is located along the bank of the river Thames near Hammersmith Bridge. The menu includes cask ales and British classics like Fish & chips and Bangers & Mash.

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    The Hammersmith Ram

    This river side bar is located close to the shopping and theater area of Hammersmith. The traditional Irish venue has live music and great drinks making it the perfect after show location to hang out with friends.

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    Blue Anchor

    This family-run operation is a pub, situated on the river Thames. The venue was first licensed in 1722 and has serve London for many years. The location of the pub makes it a perfect stop over for visitors tot he Hammersmith area.

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    The Bulls Head

    This unique pub still serves traditional British Ale on tap and is locate on a cobbled street near the Thames river. The venue also has live jazz music seven days a week.

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    The Bell and Crown

    This Fullers run pub is a traditional English pub with amazing views of the river. It location close to Kew Gardens makes it great location for a summer lunch and drink.

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