White Swan

White Swan

This pub was editorially chosen for inclusion by Londonist.

The White Swan would qualify for anyone's list of a good pub: well kept beer, historic furnishings, sheltered Thames-side views, roaring fire in the winter, friendly staff. Yet it has one particular peculiarity that raises it into the first tier of remarkable London pubs... a beer garden that gets submerged by the Thames. We've been stuck there for over an hour at high tide, stood up on the benches to avoid wet feet — no bad thing, so long as you've got a full glass. If you can't fit in the beer garden (and it does fill up quickly with both people and water), the pub's interior is also rather lovely. A couple of nichey demi-rooms, a handsome book case and an upright piano contribute to the charm. The drink choice is pretty good, with five ale pumps from different breweries.

Quiz night is Wednesday.


Address: Twickenham TW1 3DN

Phone: 020 8744 2951

[email protected]


Monday: 11am-11pm

Tuesday: 11am-11pm

Wednesday: 11am-11pm

Thursday: 11am-11pm

Friday: 11am-11pm

Saturday: 10am-11pm

Sunday: 11am-10.30pm

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