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Tap On The Line

Station Avenue | Kew Garden Station, Kew, Richmond TW9 3PZ, England
+44 20 8332 1162
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (13 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 20:00 Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Station Avenue | Kew Garden Station, Kew, Richmond TW9 3PZ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There were ten of us dropped in early evening after visiting Kew Gardens. From the moment we arrived the welcome we got and the service we received was outstanding It is a good pub with a spacious annexe where there was nice long refectory table...More

Thank Max H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in a building that used to be a station hence the name. We went on a Sunday evening and it was very busy, given that it was 7pm I was surprised that they were still serving Sunday roasts. Prices are quite high and the...More

Thank AvidTraveler12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

situated next to the tube station you can sit outside and watch the world go by there are also lots of restaurants nearby

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was taken here for a fathers day lunch and we had a wonderful time! The pub has a great feel and its a really good area. We all had a Sunday Roast or sorts. Pork roast, beef roast and lamb roast. All the roasts...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kayleigh served my family and she was cheerful, bubbly & very knowledgeable. Highly reccomend food and drink here!

Thank lvxhair
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 of us arrived at the pub about 6pm on a Wednesday evening to eat and have a drink. The bar staff and kitchen were obviously under pressure as it took ages for us to receive our food. You couldn't see the bar for glasses...More

Thank christineslattery44
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I was reading about it and I thought: I don't think this can work, it will feel like a pretty "on the go" coffee place. But I was completely wrong. It works wonderfully well. You can sit in some kind of Wintergarten where one side...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Popped in to this pub by the railway line after a long day at Kew. It was full of pretentious idiots braying about their latest coup. I know this is not the proprietors fault, and the staff were efficient and friendly enough. But the £6.10...More

Thank Iona B
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building right next to the Kew Gardens railway station. The beer selection was excellent as was the atmosphere and service. We had the full English breakfast and the fried chicken breast and tomato salad. The breakfast was quite good but the salad was a...More

Thank Haley J
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We've had the Sunday roast (of various kinds) here a number of times, and it's still a firm favourite. Service is excellent, and it's a very nice atmosphere. Roast dinners come with a variety of very well done veg and yorkshire puddings. The carrots and...More

Thank Foddeh
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Questions & Answers
28 January 2016|
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Response from Nigel P | Reviewed this property |
Thete is a.restuarant area and as long as they do not buy.drinks they should be ok by law but i would rimg for.conformation . .but when i.was there a family with.teenage children were.eating
17 December 2015|
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Response from tapontheline | Property representative |
Hi Annmaria7, I have posted the station accessibility advice below... "There is step free access between the street and all platforms, but be aware that it is not possible to interchange between Northbound and Southbound... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 20:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Avenue | Kew Garden Station, Kew, Richmond TW9 3PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond  >  Kew
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8332 1162
  • E-mail
A traditional station pub, lovingly refurbished in 2013, The Tap on The Line combines vintage charm with modern comfort - and sets a brand new standard for train fare. Set right on the platform at Kew Gardens Station, it’s a unique and special spot to watch the world go by.
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