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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Incredible park with wild deer that roam free - Take an Uber to get there (about £10) and walk around to see the stunning countryside and views. ”
  • 360 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew Gardens), London's largest UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Home to the world's most diverse collection of living plants and a scientific research centre of international renown, it's the perfect day out. ”
  • 283 locals recommend
Palace
“Home of King Henry VIII this wonderful Tudor palace and gardens on the side of the River Thames is a delight to visit”
  • 243 locals recommend
Park
“Great walks or cycle rides many entrances to the park from Teddington Hampton court and Hampton ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Park
“Richmond Park, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, was created by Charles I in the 17th century as a deer park. The largest of London's Royal Parks, it is of national and international importance for wildlife conservation. The park is a national nature reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation and is included, at Grade I, on Historic England's Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England. Its landscapes have inspired many famous artists and it has been a location for several films and TV series.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Rugby Stadium
“Home of England and International rugby - ifyou can't catch a game, visit the museum and learn about this amazing game”
  • 84 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“I go for walks on the common to escape the noise and bustle of the city. Its 200 meters from my flat and full of forest walks, lakes and places to sit on a bench and ponder. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Set back from the Thames Path, this Michelin-starred destination is not only a riverside icon but also one of the flag-bearers for provenance-led seasonal Italian cooking. Warm, buzzy and über-expensive (in a semi-casual way), it’s dedicated to serving unfussy yet stunning regional food based on top-drawer ingredients – salads, pastas and wood-roasted specialities are the headliners, all backed by fabulously expensive Italian wines.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Fantastic park and stately home with play park, cricket pitch, wooded areas, river... Take a 15-minute cab.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“This is a great place for bird watchers to visit however there is also other things to see and do. A wetlands centre in London is such an unusual thing to find but it is well worth a visit. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This is a 15 minute walk and is perfectly positioned on the River. Delicious food. Fun crowd. Make sure you book as it can get really busy. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Historic Site
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“Originally built in 1610, by a friend of King Charles I - take the ferry across the river from near Marble Hill House ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Pub
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“A classic pub next to Hammersmith Bridge and unquestionably one of the best places in London to enjoy the evening sun. Good selection of drinks, lovely river views.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Theatre
“Check out the line-up for Richmond theatre on Richmond Green. You can walk along the river to get there and get a direct bus home (or vice verca)”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bridge
“Walk from the north side along the Thames... past pubs like the Ship. Or bicycle...”
  • 39 locals recommend
Theatre
“Situated at the heart of South West London, the Rose opened its doors in January 2008 and offers a unique theatrical centre to the entire region. It has its roots in Kingston, but serves more than a million people who live and work in the region.Under the leadership of Artistic Director, Stephen Unwin, the Rose offers a rich programme of artistic activity, for people from all backgrounds and tastes. It combines the highest artistic standards, a resolute commitment to learning, and a determination to involve the broader community in what we do.”
  • 23 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“Set back from the Thames Path, this Michelin-starred destination is not only a riverside icon but also one of the flag-bearers for provenance-led seasonal Italian cooking. Warm, buzzy and über-expensive (in a semi-casual way), it’s dedicated to serving unfussy yet stunning regional food based on top-drawer ingredients – salads, pastas and wood-roasted specialities are the headliners, all backed by fabulously expensive Italian wines.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Gastropub
“This is a 15 minute walk and is perfectly positioned on the River. Delicious food. Fun crowd. Make sure you book as it can get really busy. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Pub
“A classic pub next to Hammersmith Bridge and unquestionably one of the best places in London to enjoy the evening sun. Good selection of drinks, lovely river views.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Mediterranean and British candlelit dining amid rich and eclectic vintage furnishings.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Pub
“This spacious pub has recently been renovated and now boasts a beautiful interior with an extensive gastro pub menu. Surrounded by a leafy beer garden it's perfect to enjoy during a Summer's afternoon. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“The most beautiful country pub on the river. Great ales and beer, good wine list, the food is quite good too.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Cinema
“A great local Cinema in the old Studios in Barnes. Fab food as well for brunch or a summers eve... www.olympiccinema.co.uk”
  • 25 locals recommend
Pub
“stunning view of River Thames. Great atmosphere when sunny outside. Great area to have a walk.”
  • 20 locals recommend

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