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  • Riverside (off Water Lane), 
  • Richmond, 
  • Surrey, 
  • TW9 1TH
020 8940 6844
Opening Hours:
11am - 11pm
Food Service Times:
12pm - 10pm
Welcome to the White Cross

Richmond’s best riverside pub, famous for our great ales, home cooked seasonal British food & best place to watch the rugby. Whether it’s lunch on the Thames (or sometimes in it), no visit to Richmond is complete without a visit to “The Cross.” We are Richmond's best dog friendly pub; muddy paws and muddy boots are always welcome with us.

Christmas at The Cross

Make the most of Christmas 2022 by booking your Christmas party with us. With our roaring fires, warming mulled wine scenting the air​, the most delicious Crown of Turkey outside of Lapland and the snap of Christmas crackers ringing loud we are the place to be.

Food & Drink

Our kitchen proudly serves the very best of British food from lunch through to dinner every day of the week. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely lunch, a date night dinner or beers with your nearest and dearest right on the banks of the Thames, we have something for everyone.

Qatar World Cup 2022

2022 sees the return of football’s most exciting tournament with the England squad preparing to take on the football giants from around the world in this year’s FIFA World Cup. Few things capture a football fan’s attention like a pub atmosphere during a series such as the FIFA World Cup. Come and soak up all the action and atmosphere with us from Richmond's best football loving pub as we show every game live.

Celebrate With Us!

Fancy having a party in the Thames? No, really! Not only are we famous for our legendary high tides we are also renowned for being the place to be when it comes to hosting a special occasion in Richmond. So if you have a special celebration coming up splash on over to us and set sail on your perfect party.

Welcome to the best riverside pub in Richmond

Serving Young’s fine ales since 1869 and built in 1780 The White Cross is a piece of local history and home to the famous Richmond riverside sunsets.

Located right on the banks of the Thames, no visit to Richmond is complete without a visit to ‘The Cross.’ Whether you are after lunch on the Thames (or sometimes in it!), sundowners at sunset, a Sunday roast with loved ones or a pint of Young’s Original to watch the rugby, we’ve got you covered.

We pride ourselves on attention to detail, impeccable customer service and strive to offer the very best of British classics and homemade food using only the very best of seasonal British ingredients.

So, whether you’re in need of somewhere to recharge after a long day, or a refuel after a walk along the river, pop in and let us take care of the rest.

Simon and the team cannot wait to welcome you.

Ruck ‘n’ Roll for Autumn Internationals

The Autumn Internationals are making their triumphant annual return to Twickenham and we are the ideal rugby pitstop before and after the game. Ruck ‘n’ roll to us for some serious sliding, slamming pre and post match action at our bar and tackle into one of our double patty stacked, juicy chin dribbling burgers whilst you enjoy the best rugby atmosphere in Richmond! Grab a try with us ahead of the game and that all important post match wash up.​ No need to book just swing on by and let us take care of the rest.​​

Seasons Greetings

​​We will be decking our halls, jollying up the magical moments and rolling out the festive feasts during the most magical time of the year and we would love to talk turkey with you. ​​Whether you are Christmas feasting with loved ones, mulling from the get go with your nearest and dearest or popping the bubbles with your colleagues after work, we’ve got your perfect Christmas party all wrapped up.​​Don’t get snowed in planning the perfect Christmas, check out our festive menus and speak to one of our elves today to begin your merry journey to a wonderful Christmas.

Our Cocktail Bar 

Join us every Friday, Saturday and Saturday at our ‘Hole in the Wall’ cocktail bar! We are the bonafide connoisseurs of cocktails and Richmond’s masters of mixology. So if you like shaking it up at the weekend be sure to sail on over to The Cross for your sensational Autumn sip. Views and booze infused… we’ve got you covered.

Terrace Drinks

The colder months may be upon us but you can still enjoy Richmond’s best view of the sunset with us on our famous riverside terrace. With our fully stocked outside bar, wrap up warm and make a beeline to us and soak in all that Richmond has to offer.

Sunday Roasts

Every Sunday we serve the best roasts in Richmond served with all of the trimmings – crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside roast potatoes, double egg Yorkies and lashings of gravy. A Sunday well spent brings a week of content so book now with us.

Young’s On Tap

Download the Young’s ‘On Tap’ app ahead of your visit to order from the comfort of your table. You can pay your tab, split the bill with your loved ones and even choose the music. We also give treats away now and again!