The Petersham Restaurant

Afternoon tea, Modern European·
Bronze Award
London, TW10 6UZ ·Website ·Call020 8939 1084

SquareMeal Review of The Petersham Restaurant

Bronze Award

This elegant country-house hotel would be worth a visit for the view alone, and its cleverly mirrored dining room affords everyone a look at the verdant water meadow on the last bend of the Thames before it hits London (complete with cows in the summer).

The food is as pretty as the outlook, and all tastes are accommodated. Local regulars and hotel guests mingle with ladies and gents out with the family, while the menu mixes true classics (fully garnished plates of hand-carved smoked salmon, Dover sole with beurre noisette and capers etc) with more modern riffs – perhaps tuna tartare with yuzu dressing and pickled pear sorbet, duck magret with pickled cauliflower and burnt onion or smoked chocolate délice with ‘edible soil’.

The kitchen is now run by chef Jean-Didier Gouges, who makes the most of the hotel’s out-of-London appeal – relying heavily on flowers and herbs for presentation, which is never less than gorgeous. As a bonus, the wine list is worthy of a country hotel but, happily, is priced more like a wine bar.

Good to know

Average Price
££££ - Under £30
Afternoon tea, Modern European
Fine dining, Glamorous, Quiet conversation, Traditional, Widely spaced tables
Food Occasions
All day dining, Breakfast, Brunch, Sunday roast
Alfresco And Views
Great views, Waterside
Group dining [8+], Romantic, Special occasions
Food Hygiene Rating

Location for The Petersham Restaurant

Nightingale Lane, London, TW10 6UZ

020 8939 1084


Opening Times

Mon-Sat 7am-9.45pm (Sat 8am-) Sun 8am-9pm

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4 Reviews 

Wendy V

29 March 2019  
Beautiful restaurant with breathtaking views, superb cuisine, excellent and friendly service and good value.

Lesley W

10 May 2017  
Excellent menu and service.


05 May 2017  
The food is stunningly presented and the recent refurbishment has resulted in an opulent yet relaxed place to enjoy great food and drink. The staff are tentative and welcoming and the wine selection is excellent.

gowsia H

14 June 2013  
the restaurant had amazing views- the river, the meadow and the trees makes the experience quiet tranquil. The service was charming and the food was excellent although a bit on the heavy side. Lovely place to go with family on a weekend.
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