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  • Riverside (off Water Lane), 
  • Richmond, 
  • Surrey, 
  • TW9 1TH
020 8940 6844
Opening Hours:
11am - 10pm
Food Service Times:
12pm - 9pm
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) or sundowners in our beer garden, no visit to Richmond is complete without a visit to “The Cross.”

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.

Sundowners on the Thames

Soak up the best view in Richmond and enjoy your favourite drink right on the banks of the Thames. Fancy a takeaway drink on your stroll? Head to our Riverside Bar!

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.

Winter Warmer Breakfast 

Our much heralded annual Winter Warmer Breakfast is back on Friday 28th October. Join us as we welcome our annual delivery of Young’s Winter Warmer cask ale with a hearty breakfast and delicious beer in hand. We will also have our famous horse and dray returning and offering rides to mark the start of the morning merriment. This historic breakfast signals the change in seasons where we champion our fantastic Winter Warmer ale that you can only get at The Cross. Come and be the first in the world to sample Winter Warmer before anyone else. Last few spaces remaining!

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!