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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.

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.

UEFA Euro 2024™

This Summer sees the return of one of football's most exciting, nail biting tournaments. Can the three Lions finally bring it home? Join us to find out as we show all of the action live on the TV screens around our football loving pub.

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.

Oyster Shack

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… 


We are the ultimate destination to catch all of the UEFA Euro 2024™ football action in Richmond. Dive into the excitement of every heart-pounding moment this summer amidst our large high-definition screens, buzzing ambiance, mouthwatering half time bites, and exclusive football packages to keep you sipping from the get go.

Terrace Drinks

The warmer months are finally upon us and it’s officially time to head to your favourite riverside local and enjoy Richmond’s best view of the sunset with us. When the sun shines there is no better place to be – we’re  Richmond’s home for for high tides and high vibes. Our fully stocked outside bar is ready and waiting so grab your shades and SPF and splash on over 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.