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London’s Riverside Pubs; our top 3 by the Thames

| Pubs | 17/04/2012

The Dickens Inn

Enjoy some food and drink with a wonderful riverside view

On the occasions when it isn’t raining, London is a great place to catch some wonderful points of scenery and views. Whenever it’s time for a sociable drink or a bite to eat on a sunny day, most of the bigger restaurants and bars get filled up quite quickly. We have picked our top 3 pubs that you can take a visit to. Our top choices offer food, drink, games and activities topped off with a view to remember.

Banker, East London

Fancy a trip to the East of London? Sporting views of the Thames from London Bridge is the Banker pub. With views extending to Southwark Bridge, it’s the perfect spot to grab a good meal and take in the beautiful scenery. Not only can you enjoy some freshly made food straight from the rotisserie, you can also watch the latest sports action.

Wifi connection is also available for those who need to finish off some extra bits after work. The Banker is open on weekdays from 11am and closes its doors at 11pm (9:30pm on Mondays) The pub stays closed over the weekends. If you like to make a booking at the Banker for a private booking you can always contact them via phone or e-mail.


Address – Cousin Lane, London, EC4R 3TE
Nearest Underground Station – Monument or London Bridge
Contact No. – 0207 283 5206
E-Mail –

The Boaters Inn, Kingston Upon Thames

Right on the bank of the River Thames lays The Boaters Inn. Suitable for a variety of events, the public garden has its very own heated Marquee, Terrace and Riverside dining area. The venue caters for events for up to 150 people and is also available for bookings.

The Boaters Inn also hold events of their own for visitors to enjoy. Head down there on Sundays for the live Jazz nights or enjoy their quiz nights every Monday. If you love to get out and enjoy the sun in the morning you can enjoy a delicious breakfast every Saturday and Sunday morning. Visit the website for more information about upcoming events, bookings, meals and more.


Address – Canbury Gardens, Lower Ham Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 5AU
Nearest Underground Station – Richmond and Wimbledon
Contact No. – 0208 541 4672

The Dickens Inn, East London

Situated in a perfect place to take in the views over the docks towards Tower Bridge is The Dickens Inn. Filled with antique furniture, the multiple floor venue is perfect for a peaceful night out. Whether you choose to sit on their balconies or in their outside area, you will love the peaceful environment. The venue is split into five different sections: The Grill, Pizzeria, Tavern Bar, Beer Garden and their own private room The Dickens Suite.

Food is available everyday from noon until 6pm in The Tavern Bar. If you happen to get hungry after that time have no fear, the restaurant takes food orders all the way up to 10pm.  As well as keeping your stomach full, you can enjoy some entertainment on one of the five large flat screen TVs on site. The venue is available for visitors to book for private hire. Visit the official website – for more information on all of the rooms, events, menus and more.


Address – Burr Close, Marble Quay, London, E1W 1UH
Nearest Underground Station – Tower Hill
Contact No. – 0207 488 2208

Take your pick from one of our top 3 choices of riverside pubs in London and enjoy.

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