Will you love Hampton Wick? Our local guide

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Hampton Wick is a Thamesside area of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, England, contiguous with Teddington, Kingston upon Thames and Bushy Park. “

Some great things about Hampton Wick

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Hampton Wick has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Hampton Wick.

What kind of gyms are there in Hampton Wick?

In Hampton Wick, using the public parks is not for everyone. Finding out if you are able to attend a local gym or leisure centre nearby may be a good idea if you are trying to move to the area perhaps for permanent residency.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

Museums & Galleries in the region

The vitality of a community stems from its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Hampton Wick, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. They offer delightful weekend activities and contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the region.

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Are there any good pubs in Hampton Wick?

Being Londoners ourselves, at Cozee, we hold a strong bond with our regular visits to the local pub every week. Why should your experience be any different in your new home? That’s why we’ve thoroughly tested and reviewed all the pubs in Hampton Wick. While we didn’t get the chance to personally visit each one, we certainly wish we could have. Here’s the curated list of the finest pubs in Hampton Wick.

Pub name Name Address Description
Foresters Arms 45 High Street Hampton Wick KT1 4DG Traditional pub built around 1861 with a reputation for good food that include Sunday roast lunches. The pub was refurbished in 2020 and is part carpeted with a wooden floor in the centre bar area, a small cosy side library room with side access and fire-place. The separate restaurant room can be curtained off as needed on special occasions. The corner TV in the bar area shows old films (Film4) with no sound but with subtitles on. Outside seating is on the front corner pavement (with its own tree) and to the side. The pub provides accommodation with four en suite boutique rooms (see pub’s website for details). Quiz night every other Monday. Dog friendly but not in restaurant or upstairs and children not allowed in the pub after 6 pm.
Swan 22 High Street Hampton Wick KT1 4DB There has been a pub on this site since the fourteenth century. The present building was designed in 1905 and retains the open fire. This large spacious pub is now under a new Tenant from May 2022 and the pub’s refurbishment is still ongoing.
White Hart Hotel 1 High Street Hampton Wick KT1 4DA A Tudor’ style Hotel/pub on the Hampton Wick roundabout that started life as a large pub that was subsequently converted to a Hotel by Fullers. It has retained a small front bar with dining area open to all. A secluded outside seating is also provided at the front. The Hotel has 37 room. Food available in the bar dinning area.
7000 Jars of Beer 1 Crown Passage/ Unit H Crown Arcade Kingston KT1 1JB Bottle shop/cafe bar with 4 usually unfiltered and often container-conditioned beers dispensed from key kegs, including growler filling facilities. Has a few tables and chairs so that sampling can take place. Draught beer sold in 2/3 pint sampling measures. Around 200 different bottled and canned beers also stocked. Although only olives, biscuits, etc. are sold in the way of food, customers may bring in their own snacks to eat with a beer. Monthly beer and wine tasting evenings held.
Albion 45 Fairfield Road Kingston KT1 2PY Taken over in September 2016 by Big Smoke Brewery and following their usual successful formula. Cosy wood panelled interior with varnished wood floors. 10 Ales available – including usually three from Big Smoke, others will include local and national micros. 19 keg beers also offered. Home cooked food available. L-shaped interior with a small seating area to the front and a larger area to the side which leads to the patio garden with heaters. The gin distillery room at the back of the garden can be hired for meetings or private dining. Pub overlooks Fairfield Green. Quiz night Sunday. Board games available. Occasional beer festivals. Local CAMRA joint Pub of the Year 2019. Accredited for beer quality during 2022.
Bishop 2, Bishops Hall, Thames Street Kingston KT1 1PY Prominent riverside pub, with light and airy style. Varied clientele, popular with shoppers and business people alike. Can get busy especially evenings and weekends. The upstairs bar affords excellent views over the River Thames but is not open at all times. Changing beers often from local breweries. Good range of food served. Large outside seating area is pet friendly. Accredited for beer quality during 2022.
Cocoanut 16, Mill Street Kingston KT1 2RF Originally the Joiners Arms but renamed in the 1850s after the local cocoa fibre industry along the banks of the nearby Hogsmill River. Once a student hangout, the pub reopened in 2009 and is now frequented by locals of all ages and backgrounds. Thai food is a speciality (no food Sunday). There is still a university connection with paintings by art students exhibited on the walls. The decor is dark pub traditional with wood panelled walls, leaded-light windows, and two connected bars in a U shape around the central serving area; the left hand bar is set up in traditional style with tables and chairs and mainly used for dining, but the righthand one has leather sofas for lounging. Behind the pub there is a pleasant garden.
Cornerstone The Rotunda Centre, Clarence Street Kingston KT1 1QJ Modern. light and airy pub/bar in an entertainment complex which also houses a cinema and a bowling alley. Has a sports theme, with American shuffleboards, pool table and ‘smart darts’ as well as sports on TV.
Druids Head 3 Market Place Kingston KT1 1JT Kingston’s oldest pub, originally a 17th-century coaching house. The old ‘snug’ bar has sadly recently been knocked through to become part of the split level main bar, but the fireplace has been retained. Note the mews and interesting glasswork. Guest beers change on a regular basis, with some from Greene King and others from other breweries including local ones. Food is available all days until 10pm and includes traditional Sunday roasts. Upstairs rooms are available to hire for functions. Live sports shown. The pub was once visited by the author Jerome K Jerome, who left an inscription on an upstairs window. The internal staircase and high ‘rose’ ceiling are both 17th-century and are Grade II* listed – these are not in the public area but can be viewed on request. Attractive enclosed patio garden area to rear.
Duke of Buckingham 104, Villiers Road Kingston KT1 3BB Large corner pub with Hodgsons’ plaque above door. Retains two separate rooms, with a public bar on the left, and a saloon on the right, which used to be subdivided. Note the unusual curved doors on the way in (originally the pub had a revolving door entrance). The pub has a regionally important historic interior. The most notable feature being the octagonal, leaded skylight over the servery. Other original features include cornice, panelled dado, bar counter and some of the bar-back, fireplace. There is a rear garden as well as tables at the front. 15 letting rooms available.
Kings Tun 153-157 Clarence Street Kingston KT1 1QT Wetherspoon’s pub, which opened in July 1997 in former Kingston Empire music hall, built in 1910. Later a cinema, supermarket and Reject Shop. Two large bars on separate floors. Attracts a wide variety of customers during the day with a more younger crowd in the evenings, particularly at weekends when it can get busy with discos on Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm. Guest beers changing every few days include those from local micros. Occasional beer festivals.Wide ranging menu. Upstairs bar can be hired for functions. Alcohol served from 9am. Accredited for beer quality during 2021.
Kingsmeadow Stadium The Cherry Red Records Stadium, Jack Goodchild Way, 422A Kingston Road Kingston KT1 3PB Non-members are allowed in the bar.
Park Brewery Tap Room Unit 7 Hampden Road Kingston KT1 3LG Upstairs tap room at the Park Brewery, named after its original location next to Richmond Park. The brewery’s beers are named after the historic and landscape features of the Park. The brewery moved to this new industrial site in 2018, installing a 15 barrel kit to produce a range of cask and keg ales. Standard white painted walls, but pictures and lighting create a homely feel. Several keg and canned offerings from Park are generally available, alongside an occasional cask ale. Regular events include beer festivals. Email to reserve a table. Order pizzas from neighbouring Patio Pizza or bring in other takeaways. Toilets are downstairs, through the brewery. Outside is pavement seating in the summer.
Ram 34, High Street Kingston KT1 1HL Oldest surviving licensed premises in Kingston, which was once owned by Fricker’s Eagle Brewery, which used to be next door. The current building dates from 1862, when it was a coaching house. The large single bar was refurbished in 2015 with dark wood a feature. Pictures of rams adorn the walls. The large outside patio area backs onto the River Thames and is family and dog friendly. Wide ranging menu, including specials and vegetarian options, is available all day. The changing beers are mainly from other breweries, including local ones. 14 craft keg beers also sold. Quiz night Wednesday and live music on Friday’s.
Spring Grove 13, Bloomfield Road Kingston KT1 2SF Decorated in ‘shabby chic’ style with a multitude of differing tables and chairs. The open plan bar leads past an area with an open kitchen through to the large garden, which includes a covered decked area Emphasis is on food, but a pub atmosphere is maintained. Open fires and some sporting events on TV. Main menu from midday every day, Sunday roasts served.
Wheelwrights Arms 60, Clarence Street Kingston KT1 1NP Wedge shaped, one bar pub in shopping area. Comfortable seating with some high tables and chairs. Traditional English food served with vegetarian options. Live sports shown. Heated and covered smoking area out the back with a few tables also.

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Out of all the other services in Hampton Wick, supermarkets are arguably some of the most important. Take a look at the table below that tells you where the nearest supermarkets are so you can do your shppping conveniently. It would be a shame to move somewhere new and not realise some of your favourite stores aren’t nearby in Hampton Wick.

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What kind of restaurants are there?

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Hampton Wick, you may find things like Italian, Chinese or even Indian takeouts. Take a look below if you are visiting or want to move here if eating out is a big deal for you.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Foresters Arms 45 High Street, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 486
Simply Thai 196 Kingston Road, Teddington 4.3 78
Pomegranate Bistro 17 High Street, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 118
Teddington Fish Bar 194 Kingston Road, Teddington 4.3 130
The Swan 22 High Street, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 266
Comptoir Libanais 2A Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 1112
Bill’s Kingston Restaurant 2 Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 2172
Côte Kingston upon Thames 6 Riverside Walk, London, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 1229
London Pizza Experts Kingston 7 High Street, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 35
Moidul’s Hampton Wick Tandoori, Indian Restaurant, Kingston upon Thames 36-38 High Street, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 157
ASDigitalMeia 41 Woffington Close, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 N/A
Essequibo Cafe Unit 14, Robert Black House, 5 Glamorgan Road, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 N/A
Taberu Kingston 35 High Street, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 124
Cheese & Pickle 40 High Street, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 12
Zaika Essence of India, Indian Restaurant, Hamptonwick 36 B High Street, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 72
Copper Leaf Chandlers House, 5 High Street, bridge, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 16
Pizza Go Go Kingston 19 High Street, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 116
Eleana’s Bistro Chandlers House, 5 High Street, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 195
Excalibur on the Thames (Luxury Charter Boat) High Street, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 26
The Place to Eat John Lewis, Thames Side, Kingston upon Thames 4.3 49

Parks and green spaces in Hampton Wick

One of London’s best features is its many green spaces. See if Hampton Wick offers space for strolls or picnics.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

How’s the local life around Hampton Wick

It could be that Hampton Wick has a lively atmosphere with many activities happening and there are ways to find this out. To discover what to do in your area, we recommend looking at sites like Timeout that list weekly events in Hampton Wick. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in Hampton Wick. Also, knowing what’s available in Hampton Wick and where helps when getting to know a new place. That’s why we made a map with property price info from this article to simplify your search.

The amenities you might need in Hampton Wick

Below is a list of the places you may want to check out if the area of Hampton Wick. This can really help you out when you are moving to an area or neighbourhood.

What schools are nearby in Hampton Wick?

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Hampton Wick vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Sacred Heart Primary School 40 Saint Mark’s Road, Teddington 5 6
Matt Helm Duplicate Page 13 Vicarage Road, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames N/A N/A
The Pre-school Centre Ltd 7 Station Road, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames N/A N/A
Sacred Heart Kindergarten School House, 6 Saint Mark’s Road, Teddington N/A N/A
Bright Horizons Hampton Wick Day Nursery and Preschool Church Grove, Kingston upon Thames 4 5
Bright Horizons Teddington Day Nursery and Preschool Unit 1, Palgrave court, Teddington 5 4
Piano Lessons and Music Theory: Beginners and Improvers 40 Cedars Road, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames N/A N/A
Hampton Wick Infant and Nursery School 1 Normansfield Avenue, Kingston upon Thames, Teddington 4.8 10
Dragon Drama 2a Langdon Park, Teddington N/A N/A
Christian Fellner – Singing Teacher, Voice and Speech Teacher in Teddington. Saint Mark’s Road, Teddington 5 6
St John the Baptist C of E School, Kingston Lower Teddington Road, Kingston upon Thames 5 2
Kateys Nursery & Pre-School Teddington 1A Saint Mark’s Road, Teddington 4.7 15
Sand Dart Riverside Walk, London, Kingston upon Thames 5 1

Tube & Train stations nearby Hampton Wick

Train and tube stations in Hampton Wick can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hampton Wick United Kingdom 3.8 20

Post offices in and around the area of Hampton Wick

Want to send and receive parcels easily? There is no better way to do that than having a post office nearby. Not only do they provide post services but post office in Hampton Wick can provide a wide range of services such as: sending money or subscribing post insurance. Here is the list of post offices in your next area

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hampton Wick Local Post Office & Convenience Store 56 High Street, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames 3.9 19

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Hampton Wick

Hampton Wick has 1 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Dr Tig Calvert Clinical Hypnotherapy 47 Saint Mark’s Road, Teddington N/A N/A

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