The Shaftesbury

121-123 Kew Road , London, TW9 2PN

SquareMeal Review of The Shaftesbury

Following a refit by owners Young’s Brewery, the old Shaftesbury Arms has been reborn as The Shaftesbury – a new-look gastropub with a slightly eccentric, true-Brit theme. Oversized chesterfield wingchairs, old photos and Union Jack motifs share the space with bookshelves, plaid cushions and Warhol-style prints of postage stamps, while the all-weather garden looks a treat in its patriotic garb. Char-grilled steaks from sustainably reared East Anglian beef take pole position on the menu, which makes admirable use of native ingredients: Shetland mussels are cooked in Aspall cider; whole baked bream is served with fennel, caper and dill salad; spatchcock chicken is seasoned with lemon and thyme. Veggies might fancy roasted beetroot risotto with goats’ cheese, while puds could bring on Shaftesbury mess or rhubarb and ginger crumble. Various world beers supplement the Young’s range, and there are plenty of potable wines by the glass.

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The Shaftesbury is recommended for

Cosy | Dark And Moody | Quiet Conversation

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Richmond Tube Station 290m

Richmond Station 290m


Address: 121-123 Kew Road , London TW9 2PN

Area: North Sheen Kew

Opening times

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

Nearby Landmarks

Orange Tree Theatre 174m

Richmond Theatre 497m


Telephone: 020 8291 8640


Cuisine: Gastropub

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