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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.

Beat the scrum

We are Richmond's best rugby loving pub and the pitch perfect spot to catch all the action of rugby's biggest tournament live. We will be showing all the sliding and slamming action and every tremendous try and tackle on the TV screens around our pub. So gather your squad, ruck n roll to us and book your turf now.

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.

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.

Paddle Boarding at The Cross

This Summer we have teamed up with our good friends, London Stand Up Paddle Co to bring you paddle boarding at your favourite riverside local! Splash on over to us to enjoy two and a half hours paddle boarding before heading back to us and enjoying one of our reviving food and drink packages – the perfect end to a couple of hours on the river! We can host up to 32 guests per booking so if you are looking for a team day out or something a little different to do on the weekend, we’ve got you covered!

Ramp up your rugby rendezvous

Ruck n roll to us for some serious sliding and slamming action as we show every tremendous try and tackle of rugby’s biggest tournament live. Tackle into one of our delicious rugby packages to keep you fuelled as you cheer on your favourite nation and enjoy the best match day atmosphere in Richmond with us.


Sip and Shuck With Us

Join us every Saturday and Sunday at our ‘Oyster Shack’ for a real taste of the season! We are the bonafide connoisseurs of Rock Oysters and Richmond’s masters of garnishes. So if you like shucking it up at the weekend be sure to sail on over to The Cross for your sensational Rock Oyster bite, perfectly paired with a chilled glass of English sparkling Nyetimber. Sip sip hooray indeed…

Terrace Drinks

Spring is finally upon us which means it’s time to head to your favourite riverside local and 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!