The City Barge

27 Strand-on-the-Green , London, W4 3PH

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SquareMeal Review of The City Barge

Although it’s named after the Lord Mayor’s Barge – moored alongside in Victorian times – there’s been a tavern on this site since the 1500s. Following a timely refurb, the pub now boasts heritage decor, a recycled 19th-century bar, open fires and alfresco seating, plus a boozy line-up of reasonably priced wines, cocktails and hand-pulled London craft ales such as Twickenham Naked Ladies and Truman’s Runner. With a chef’s table and upstairs dining room for hire, the Barge is also serious about food, offering set lunches, brunch and dinner: anticipate beef tartare with anchovy mayo; Thai-style broths; lamb cutlets with puréed white beans, spinach and borage flowers; ‘crabacado’ burgers, steaks, pies, sorbets, ices and rich puddings. Fans of The Beatles’ movie Help! will already know that Ringo Starr fell through a trapdoor to face a Bengal tiger in this very pub’s cellar.

The City Barge is recommended for

Buzzy | Traditional | Dates | Late Night Dining | Sunday Roast | Beer Garden | Outside Seating | Waterside

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Gunnersbury Tube Station 797m

Gunnersbury Station 861m


Address: 27 Strand-on-the-Green , London W4 3PH

Area: Chiswick

Opening times

Mon-Fri 12N-11pm (Fri -12M) Sat-Sun 10am-12M (Sun -11pm)

Nearby Landmarks

Public Record Office 482m

Kew Bridge 631m


Telephone: 020 8994 2148


Cuisine: Gastropub

Lunch: £12.50/15.00 (2/3 courses, Mon-Fri)

Private Dining: 20

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