Will you love Kew? Our local guide

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Buckingham Palace in London

Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Kew is a district in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Its population at the 2011 census was 11,436. Kew is the location of the Royal Botanic Gardens, now a World Heritage Site, which includes Kew Palace. Kew is also the home of important historical documents such as Domesday Book, which is held at The National Archives. “

What type of amenities may you need in Kew?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Kew name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Schools around Kew

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Kew College Prep 24-26 Cumberland Road, Richmond N/A N/A
Unicorn School 238 Kew Road, Richmond 4.4 15
Kew Riverside Primary School 37 Courtlands Avenue, Richmond 5 7
Riverside Nursery Schools, Kew Montessori 270 Sandycombe Road, Richmond 5 3
Spanish Conversation 0 West Park Avenue, Richmond 5 1
West London Bass Lessons 1D Lichfield Road, Richmond 5 1
Kew Tutor 9 Defoe Avenue, Richmond 1 1
Creative Meditation 270 Sandycombe Road, Richmond N/A N/A
Casa Montessori Richmond 23 Marksbury Avenue, Richmond 5 1
The King’s C of E Primary School Cumberland Road, Richmond 5 7
School of Horticulture 282 Kew Road, Richmond N/A N/A
Yvonne Tennis Dorchester House, 8 Strand Drive, Richmond N/A N/A
Darell Primary & Nursery School Niton Road, Richmond 4.5 21
Montys Nursery 32 Thompson Avenue, Richmond 2.3 3
The Barn Nursery School The Barn Church, The Barn Church Hall, Atwood Avenue, Richmond 5 11
Windham Nursery School Windham Road, Richmond 4.3 17
Broomfield House School 10 Broomfield Road, Richmond 4.1 14
Bright Horizons Kew Day Nursery and Preschool Townmead Road, Richmond 3.7 6
Shamcy Richmond N/A N/A
St Lukes House Educational Centre 270 Sandycombe Road, Richmond 4 2

How many hospitals, pharmacies and doctors are there in Kew?

Kew 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
Richmond Medical Group Quadrant House, Levett Square, Richmond 3.7 43

Post offices in and around the area of Kew

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 Kew 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
Royal Parade Post Office 4 Royal Parade, Station Approach, Richmond 1.4 222
Royal Mail Postbox 19 Station Parade, Richmond 5 1

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Kew

Having to walk more than 10 to 15 min to reach public transportation is usually considered as a downside when considering a property to live in. To simplify this, we curated the list of train and tube station of Kew to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. There are 1 train or tube stations within the Kew area. Here are the main ones

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Kew Gardens Station Approach, London 4.4 199

Things we love about Kew

Kew has a distinct culture and atmosphere. At Cozee we looked at features that define the area’s vibe like food, nightlife, green space, and more. Whether you love to eat or you love to take part in the night life of a city, Kew has something for your tastes. Explore spots below to get a feel for life here.

Gyms in Kew

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Kew easy.

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

Supermarkets in Kew

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Kew. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Kew.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Iceland Supermarket Poplar 10 Vesey Path, London 3.8 777
Waitrose & Partners 16-19 Canada Square, London 4.4 1672
M&S Simply Food 45 Bank Street, London 4 202
Tesco Express 571 Manchester Road, London 3 62
Tesco Express 262 Poplar High Street, London 3.2 113
The Nest 284 Poplar High Street, London 4.9 51
Alan’s Vietnamese Supermarket 199 East India Dock Road, London 4.3 137
Poplar Oriental Groceries 181 East India Dock Road, London 4.1 17
Tian Tian Market 天天超市 – Canary Wharf 16-17 Canada Square, London 4.1 283
Amazon Fresh 4 Water Street, Wood Wharf, London 4.5 679

Green spaces and parks of Kew

Big green spaces cover the UK and London. However, it may be hard to work out just how much green space there is by just looking at a map. Here is a table below that shows you the green space of Kew in more detail.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The National Archives Bessant Drive, Richmond 4.5 238
Fred Eastman 7 High Park Road, Richmond 5 1
Palm House Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond 4.8 762
Kew Kitchen Garden 88-121 Kew Road, Richmond 4 31
Bonsai House Kew Road, Richmond 4.7 151
Princess of Wales Conservatory Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond 4.8 395
Davies Alpine House Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Road, Richmond 4.6 192
Raleigh Road Recreation Ground 1 Windham Rd Richmond TW9 2HR Windham Road, Richmond 4.4 37
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Richmond 4.7 44447
Chokushi-Mon & Japanese Landscape – Kew Gardens Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Road, Richmond 4.7 200
Pensford Field Pensford Avenue, Richmond 5 4
Dog Park – off-lead area Richmond 4.4 17
North Sheen Recreation Ground Dancer Road, Richmond N/A N/A
Botanic Gardens Conservation International Descanso House, 199 Kew Road, Richmond 4.5 4
Agius Evolution Garden Richmond 4.7 3
Rose Garden 3EF, Syon Vista, Richmond 4.5 15
Mediterranean Garden Richmond 4.9 9
The Rock Garden Kew Gardens, Richmond 4.8 16
Lion Gate Kew Road, Richmond 4.7 535
North Sheen Recreation Ground Richmond N/A N/A

Museums & Galleries in the region

The vitality of a region is shaped by 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 Kew, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Tumba de Manuel Chaves Nogales Richmond N/A N/A
Ice House Richmond 3.3 4


Kew has a range of different eateries. This is important for someone who is moving to an area who wants to be able to eat out and not cook every day. The below table gives you an overview of what options you have.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Kew Gardens Hotel 292 Sandycombe Road, Richmond 4.3 576
Ma Cuisine 8 Station Approach, Richmond 4.3 477
The Indian Oven 216 Sandycombe Road, Richmond 4.3 96
The Garden Fish Bar 285 Sandycombe Rd [opposite, Lawn Crescent, Richmond 4.3 261
Montien Spice Co Ltd 214B Sandycombe Road, Richmond 4.3 1
Antipodea Kew 9 Station Approach, Richmond 4.3 720
Cafe Torelli 3 Royal Parade, Richmond 4.3 427
Victoria Plaza Café Kew Road, Richmond 4.3 317
The Botanical Brasserie Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond 4.3 472
Pavilion Bar and Grill Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond 4.3 632
Sicilia Roots 25A Darell Road, Richmond 4.3 3
Kew BBQ 114 North Road, Richmond 4.3 150
Kew Gardens Oriental Cuisine 108 North Road, Richmond 4.3 94
China Pearl 205 Sandycombe Road, Richmond 4.3 44
Pizza Express 10 Station Approach, Richmond 4.3 497
Q Verde 291 Sandycombe Road, Richmond 4.3 513
Starbucks Coffee Station Parade, Richmond 4.3 428
Montien Thai Cuisine 214 Sandycombe Road, Richmond 4.3 42
Starbucks Coffee Lower Richmond Road, Richmond 4.3 179
Palmyra Restaurant 277 Sandycombe Road, Richmond 4.3 104

Pubs in the region

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 Kew. 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 Kew.

Pub name Name Address Description
Botanist 3-5 Kew Green Kew TW9 3AA A lively pub-restaurant the Botanist is popular with local drinkers and diners alike. Originally a row of shops, its internal space divides into different areas, each with its own character. Pavement tables fronting Kew Green are popular in the summer, while a rear yard provides a refuge for smokers. Good range (12) of craft beers. Kew Gardens is only 5 minutes walk away.
Coach & Horses Hotel 8 Kew Green Kew TW9 3BH An 18th-century landmark building with Victorian expansion and improvements. It was further enlarged in 2000 to the side and back, providing 31 modern hotel bedrooms. It has been a Young’s house since 1831.
Cricketers 79 Kew Green Kew TW9 3AH A mock Tudor pub and restaurant over looking Kew Green reopened end of August 2020 under, new independent ownership. Now a free house. The terraced seating at the front faces the Green, whilst the secluded back yard has more shaded patio seating. Quiz night on Tuesdays. Front terrace and beer garden open from 12th April 2021 (kitchen from 13th). Under new ownership August 2020.
Greyhound 82 Kew Green Kew TW9 3AP Pub overlooks Kew Green. and is open from 9am in the morning for coffee and brunch, and providing a child friendly environment with baby changing facilities. At the back of the pub there is a fully decked garden space (covered by a marquee in Winter), with 5 enclosed Pods. Each Pod has personalised heaters, music and a service call button. Wednesday is Quiz night, from 8.30pm, booking recommended. Thursday is steak night, 2 steaks with all the trimmings + a bottle of wine for only £25. Acoustic music on Sunday, 5-7pm. Food is provided by the “Greedies” chain. Quiz See www.greediesworld.com The pub was refurbished late March 2014, resulting in more space on the ground floor of the pub for tables, and refurbished toilets and dining area on the first floor.
Kew Gardens Hotel 292 Sandycombe Road Kew TW9 3NG The bar is the main feature of the whole building. It received a refurbishment in 2013 that has transformed it into a large popular gastro pub, integrated with a restaurant (Breakfast, lunch & dinner served) and a 19 bedroom hotel. There is a spiral staircase which leads up to the mezzanine area where there are seats for eating and drinking. Good range of cask ales available. Extensive food menu. The pub is just 10min bus ride from Richmond on the 391 and only a 1min walk from Kew Gardens station. The house beer brewed by Greene King is called Kew True Brew.
Tap On The Line Kew Gardens Station, Station Approach Kew TW9 3PZ The Railway was acquired by Fuller’s in 2012. Re-opened 27th Sept 2013 after a major refurbishment and name change. The pub is located right on the tube line’s eastbound platform, although you can’t access it from the platform. The yellow brick building forms part of the original station complex, which was built in the 1860’s and was originally the station’s Timber Steaming Hall, then later; it became the Station’s buffet room before it was finally converted into a pub. It’s an attractive old building with oak beamed ceilings which are around 25 feet high. The main features include a huge arched ornate conservatory atrium (now used as a dining area) and floor-to-ceiling picture windows looking directly onto the platform of the station. There is an outside seating area at the front.

What kind of things are there to do in the city of Kew?

There are always activities happening in lively Kew. Timeout posts weekly on events there, so browse their site for ideas. We included a link to their Kew page to make finding local happenings easier. Getting to know a new area is easier with an overview of offerings and locations. Our map pulls together property price info and other details from this article to give you a Kew snapshot.

What areas are nearby?

If you need a comparison of other nearby neighbourhoods besides Kew, Cozee Properties have provided you with guides with information on other areas too.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
St. Margarets See the guide here
Roehampton University See the guide here
East Sheen See the guide here
Mortlake See the guide here
Barnes See the guide here
Ham See the guide here
Grove Park See the guide here
Castelnau See the guide here
Brentford See the guide here
Chiswick See the guide here
Boston Manor See the guide here
Turnham Green See the guide here
Gunnersbury See the guide here
St. Margarets See the guide here
Roehampton University See the guide here
East Sheen See the guide here
Mortlake See the guide here
Barnes See the guide here
Ham See the guide here
Grove Park See the guide here
Castelnau See the guide here
Brentford See the guide here
Chiswick See the guide here
Boston Manor See the guide here
Turnham Green See the guide here
Gunnersbury See the guide here

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