The Richard I

52-54 Royal Hill , London, SE10 8RT

Richard I

SquareMeal Review of The Richard I

French-born Richard the Lionheart may have had trouble speaking the local lingo, but the accent at this pretty pub that bears his name is distinctly English – right down to its spruced-up traditional decor. To drink, expect well-kept Young’s and Wells beers, plus a regularly rotated guest ale, Euro-lagers and a modest selection of bargain-priced wines. Located away from the main tourist drag, with a garden for warmer Greenwich days, this friendly local is also worth hunting down for its express lunch menu, Sunday roasts with all the trimmings, deep-fill sandwiches, platters and classic evening fillers – casseroles, hotpots, veggie salads, fish and chips, steak and full-fat puds. Once most English pubs felt like this: but as the reign of Elizabeth II enters its seventh decade, the Richard I represents a halcyon boozy past that is increasingly under threat.

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The Richard I is recommended for

Cosy | Sunday Roast | Beer Garden | Outside Seating

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Greenwich Station 385m

Greenwich Tube Station 385m


Address: 52-54 Royal Hill , London SE10 8RT

Area: Greenwich

Opening times

Mon-Sat 11am-11pm Sun 12N-11.30pm

Nearby Landmarks

Greenwich Picturehouse 278m

Greenwich Theatre 342m


Telephone: 020 8692 2996


Cuisine: Pubs

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