The stretch of river Thames between Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court is quite extraordinary. With its Turnesque views and royal history blended with charming cosmopolitan riversides, there is plenty to see, explore and enjoy.
Whether you want a weekend, or have family or friends coming to stay and need to entertain them!
Where to eat out along the River Thames
Lazy lunches or al-fresco dining go hand in hand when you want to take time out catching up with friends and family.
When your desire is to eat out along the river Thames, the scenic stretch of river that runs from Richmond to Kingston to Hampton Court has an outstanding choice of brasseries, gastro pubs, restaurants and tea rooms.
There’s no South Bank (London) mayhem – just fabulous views and a choice of global cuisines.
Boat trips run between Kingston, Richmond & Hampton Court Palace – check timetable.
During the first 2 weeks in April – help is at hand for busy parents needing ideas for the kids with our kids offers!
Tuesday and Wednesday 3 & 4 April and Monday to Wednesday 9 – 11 April 2018, one child can travel FREE per full fare paying adult on boat trips from Richmond, Kingston or Hampton Court.
Plus – Thursday 5 and 12th April, we are taking part in Thumbs up It’s Thursday with free boat trips for kids on the 10.30am amd 11.15am round trip Kingston to Hampton Court
Where to eat along Kingston riverside
Whilst Kingston town centre is renowned for its historic Market Place and vast choice of High Street shops in the Bentalls Centre – it’s when you take a stroll along the River Walk that you relax into holiday mode.
Comptoi Libanais has become part of the family social eating scene along Kingston Riverside. Situated just a couple of minutes from Turk’s piers’ on Riverside Walk, it is the ideal place to stop off after a leisurely boat trip.
Fast becoming a destination place to visit, Kingston riverside has plenty to entertain the kids over the school holidays.
Here’s a quick resume of what’s on in Kingston upon Thames to entertain all the family.
Turks boat trips will be running throughout the summer holiday with a child travels free offer running Monday – Wednesday – offer details
If there’s one place in Kingston that knows how to capture the summer mood – it’s the Boaters Inn.
With its range of specialty beers, BBQ kitchen, beer garden and balcony with stunning river views – it’s the ideal place to meet with friends, relax and watch the world go by. [read more]
Turk Launches stand proudly as one of Kingston’s longest family run businesses. Established in 1710, they have over the centuries built boats for royalty as well as export pleasure craft around the world.
Now run by 4th generation Richard Turk, their striking fleet of boats cruise thousands of passengers each year to the riversides of Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court.Gallery
Woody’s bar is just a 2 minute walk along the riverside from the Turk’s piers in Kingston.
Their style is home from home, seeing themselves as “an extension of your living room”. It’s the perfect place to just relax with a decent glass of wine or coffee with superb views of the river before sampling one of the delights on their menu.Gallery