Richmond upon Thames Cafes

The cafes and coffee shops of Richmond upon Thames are pretty good. You'll see from the list below that we're not exactly short of choice!

We also organise our cafe pages by town/village - try cafes in Richmond town, Teddington cafes and coffee shops, Twickenham cafes, Barnes cafes and cafes in East Sheen. If you want some extra inspiration you can read our blog about the best places to grab a coffee in Richmond's parks and stately homes.

If you're looking for something a little stronger, visit our page on Richmond Borough pubs and bars

Coffee Shops and Cafes

Alberts Deli
2 Worple Way, Richmond, TW10 6DF
Local deli and cafe serving breakfast, sandwiches, home made food such as salads, main meals and quiches. Reports of great coffee and... (more on Alberts Deli)

Alianti
20, King St,, Richmond, TW9 1ND
Mixed reviews of Alianti there are better local options (more on Alianti)

Arte Chef
56 Church Road, Barnes, SW13 0DQ
A deli cafe restaurant open from breakfast to dinner including coffee, cakes, pastries, healthy salads and pasta plus Neapolitan pizza cooked in... (more on Arte Chef)

Babycakes
364 Upper Richmond Road West, East Sheen, SW14 7JU
Coffee, cakes and very very childfriendly. They even have a menu for the little ones including the classic babycino and milkshakes.... (more on Babycakes)

Beirut Street Kitchen
7 George St, Richmond, TW9 1HU
Beirut Street Kitchen is a new Lebanese concept based around wraps and flat breads cooked to order in an open oven.... (more on Beirut Street Kitchen)

Butter Beans
Unit 3 Westminster House, Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 2ND
Butter Beans took over from Taylor St Baristas but continues to be antipodean style coffee shop. They serve the same coffee... (more on Butter Beans)

By The Bridge
426 Richmond Rd, Twickenham, TW1 2EB
The name gives the location away. By The Bridge is right by Richmond Bridge, on the Twickenham side. (more on By The Bridge)

Cafe Alambra
4 Church Court,, Richmond, TW9 1JL
Cafe Alambra has been around for quite a while. It won't amaze you, but it's a good safe bet and seems... (more on Cafe Alambra)

Cafe Cafe
46, Broad St,, Teddington, TW11 8QY
Good range of food here whether you're after breakfast or lunch. (more on Cafe Cafe)

Cafe Du Panache
118d, High St,, Hampton, TW12 1NT
Scored low on the 2012 food hygiene review, probably better to try elsewhere (more on Cafe Du Panache)

Cafe La Cigale
41, Heath Rd,, Twickenham, TW1 4AW
Another longstanding Twickenham cafe (more on Cafe La Cigale)

Cafe Leo
28A Sheen Lane, East Sheen, SW14 8LW
Previously known as Cafe de la Gare, it is definitely a posh greasy spoon (more on Cafe Leo)

Cafe Mimmo
27, Broad St,, Teddington, TW11 8QZ
Wellliked cafe in Teddington's Broad Street. (more on Cafe Mimmo)

Cafe Nero
15 London Road, Twickenham, TW1 35T
Many think that Cafe Nero make the best coffee of all the big chains. They're very proud of the quote from Tatler... (more on Cafe Nero)

Cafe Nero
248 Upper Richmond Road West, East Sheen, SW14 8AG
If you don't know what to expect from a Cafe Nero, then you probably don't live near here. (more on Cafe Nero)

Cafe Nero
47, Broad St,, Teddington, TW11 8QZ
Teddington's Cafe Nero is no different to the others. (more on Cafe Nero)

Cafe Paola
9, Hill Rise,, Richmond, TW10 6UQ
Overlooks Richmond Bridge and does a pretty good panini. (more on Cafe Paola)

Cafe Parisiene
7, Lower George St,, Richmond, TW9 1HY
Decent but not exceptional. Plenty of other choices nearby (more on Cafe Parisiene)

Cafe Zizou
52 King Street,, Twickenham, TW1 3SH
This Twickenham cafe has a few seats on the pavement so you can admire the traffic lights but it is good... (more on Cafe Zizou)

Carols Place Cafe
138 Upper Richmond Road, East Sheen, SW14 8DS
Traditional and popular local cafe in East Sheen. Good breakfasts, but closed at weekends. (more on Carols Place Cafe)

Cedar Coffee Shop
1 Bridge Street, Richmond, TW9 1TQ
Good coffee shop in Richmond Cafe gets good local feedback (more on Cedar Coffee Shop)

Chinos Cafe
82, Station Rd,, Hampton, TW12 2AX
Rumour has it they do a pretty good chilli as well as the standard sandwich options (more on Chinos Cafe)

Coach House Cafe
Marble Hill Park, Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 2NL
Good little cafe to stop at when you're in Marble Hill Park. Tables inside and outside open Wednesday to Sunday 10am... (more on Coach House Cafe)

The Coffee Mill
91, High St,, Teddington, TW11 8HG
The coffee gets good reviews at The Coffee Mill. (more on The Coffee Mill)

Cook and Garcia
25 The Quadrant, Richmond, TW9 1DJ
Open every day and serves free trade organic coffee, pastries, breakfast rolls, artisan sandwiches, superfood salads, cakes, hot roast sandwiches, fresh fruit... (more on Cook and Garcia)

Corto Italian Deli
46 Church Street, Twickenham, TW1 3NR
Italian deli cafe on Twickenham's Church Street with a great selection of paninis and pasta for lunch. (more on Corto Italian Deli)

Costa Coffee
59, Broad St,, Teddington, TW11 8QZ
Costa in Teddington is bigger than you expect from the outside, and they have a small outdoor seating area. (more on Costa Coffee)

Costa Coffee
389 Upper Richmond Road, East Sheen, SW14 7NX
Another Costa same as all the others. Reliable but not amazing. (more on Costa Coffee)

Costa Coffee
27C The Quadrant, Richmond, TW9 1DN
One of the oldest (if not the oldest) chains of coffee shops in the UK, Costa was founded in 1971. Most unusual... (more on Costa Coffee)

Costa Coffee
Waitrose, 50 London Road, Twickenham, TW1 3RJ
The Costa in Waitrose is pretty small, but handy if you need a quick cuppa after a posh shop. (more on Costa Coffee)

The Courtyard Cafe
74-74A Church Road, Barnes, SW13 0DQ
The Courtyard Cafe replaced the old Chez Moi Chez Vous cafe, and as you would expect from the name, has a courtyard... (more on The Courtyard Cafe)

Dolce Crema
3 The Broadway, Barnes, SW13 0NY
Dolce Crema advertise patisseries, sandwiches and salads but are best known for their delicious Italian Gelato (more on Dolce Crema)

Fallow Deer Cafe
130 High Street, Teddington, TW11 8JB
A vintage cafe in Teddington that serves everything from Victoria Sponge to breakfast, lunches and brunches. All their food is locally... (more on Fallow Deer Cafe)

The Farmery
49 The Quadrant, Richmond, TW9 1DN
Not a standard cafe, the Farmery serves farmfresh frozen yoghurt creations inspired by classic British desserts. (more on The Farmery)

Flying Cloud Cafe
27 Ferry Road, Teddington, TW11 9NN
Open at weekends from March to November, serving a range of cakes, ice creams, snacks and hot and cold drinks. (more on Flying Cloud Cafe)

The French Tarte
45 High Street, Teddington, TW11 8HA
The French Tarte, specialists in the kind of mouthwatering cakes, breads and pastries youd find in the chicest districts of Paris, as... (more on The French Tarte)

Girasole
154 High Street, Teddington, TW11 8HZ
Lovely Italian deli meets cafe in Teddington. Really good pasta dishes, as well as a cracking cup of coffee. (more on Girasole)

Giuliana Cafe
58, Church Rd,, Barnes, SW13 0DQ
One of several cafes on Church Road in Barnes. (more on Giuliana Cafe)

Giulianos
1 Duke Street, Richmond, TW9 1HP
Italian cafe and deli (more on Giulianos)

Greenacres Kids Cafe
28, High St,, Hampton, TW12 1PD
Have a coffee while your children are supervised playing and experimenting with crafts and other activities. (more on Greenacres Kids Cafe)

Harris and Hoole
24 King Street, Twickenham, TW1 3SN
Super cool artisan coffee shop in Twickenham that makes great coffee considering its actually a chain disguised as an indie (more on Harris and Hoole)

Hollyhock Cafe
Terrace Gardens, Petersham Rd,, Richmond, TW10 6UX
Herbal teas, fair trade and gourmet coffees, soups, pies and salads. (more on Hollyhock Cafe)

Hothouse Cafe
9 Station Approach, Kew, TW9 3QB
Close to Kew underground station, but not the best cafe in the area. Apparently they even offer hot water bottles if... (more on Hothouse Cafe)

Jovannis Cafe
32, High St,, Hampton, TW12 1PD
Haven't tried it yet. (more on Jovannis Cafe)

The Kew Greenhouse Cafe
1, Station Parade, Kew, TW9 3PS
The Kew Greenhouse was built in 1895 and is directly on the route from Kew Underground to Kew Gardens itself. We... (more on The Kew Greenhouse Cafe)

Knot Pretzels
Richmond station, Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 2NA
Coffee and pretzels on Richmond Station. We are told it takes 12 hours to make the pretzels, following an artisan bread... (more on Knot Pretzels)

Love Food
46 Hill Rise, Richmond, TW10 6UB
Love Food cafe on hill rise gets great feedback. Fresh orange juice and full breakfast menu. (more on Love Food)

The Lunch Box
52, High St,, Hampton, TW12 1PD
Famed for their Thursday curry, the Lunch Box on Hampton High Street is definitely worth a try (more on The Lunch Box)

LuvUMum Coffee House
Church Rd, Teddington, TW11 8PB
Opened in November 2013, LuvUMum gets great reviews from the locals for its breakfasts and coffee. (more on LuvUMum Coffee House)

Mambocino
110 Heath Road, Twickenham, TW1 4BW
Mambocino on Heath Road in Twickenham is obsessed with making great coffee. They even have their own roasting factory. (more on Mambocino)

The Nearest Cafe
10, Church Rd,, Teddington, TW11 8PB
Child friendly cafe that does a very good English breakfast as well as American pancakes that the kids love (more on The Nearest Cafe)

Orange Pekoe
3 White Hart Lane, Barnes, SW13 0PX
A local landmark, prominently positioned near Barnes Bridge on White Hart Lane, and obsessed about tea. (more on Orange Pekoe)

The Original Maids Of Honour
288-290 Kew Rd, Kew, TW9 3DU
In it's current location since 1860, the Maids of Honour is named after the famous Maids of Honour Tarts enjoyed by Anne... (more on The Original Maids Of Honour)

Palm Cafe
96 Heath Road, Twickenham, TW1 4BW
Family run cafe providing good homemade food. (more on Palm Cafe)

Paul
13 The Quadrant, Richmond, TW9 1BP
More than a cafe, this is a stunning patisserie with great cakes. We often pop in for a camomile tea and a... (more on Paul)

Peggys Pantry
72 Tower Rd, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, TW1 4PP
Small but delightful coffee shop just by Strawberry Hill train station and run by the eponymous owner. Good coffee and very... (more on Peggys Pantry)

Petersham Nurseries Cafe
Off Petersham Road, Richmond, TW10 7AG
Petersham Nurseries has a restaurant and tea house tucked away off the Petersham Road. The restaurant is excellent serving lunch Tuesday... (more on Petersham Nurseries Cafe)

Pickle and Rye
31 Sheen Lane, East Sheen, SW14 8AB
Pickle and Rye brings to London the real American style sandwich found in New York, Chicago or Los Angeles. Made fresh from... (more on Pickle and Rye)

Pret a Manger
2 The Square, Richmond, TW9 1DY
Always fresh, they give away their unused food every night to charity. The service is usually pretty good, and they pride themselves... (more on Pret a Manger)

Puccinos Espresso Cafe
Twickenham Station, London Road, Twickenham, TW1 2DD
We like Puccinos, they are a decent chain with friendly staff. (more on Puccinos Espresso Cafe)

Rays Tea Coffee
405 Upper Richmond Road, East Sheen, SW14 7NX
Rays is just opposite Waitrose East Sheen on Upper Richmond Road. Their products include fresh Sandwiches, Jacket Potatoes, Home Made Cakes, Macaron... (more on Rays Tea Coffee)

The Retreat Kitchen
16 Hill Rise, Richmond, TW10 6UA
Vegetarian cafe restaurant. Maggie prepares most of the savouries and Claire is the one with the sweet tooth. All the food is... (more on The Retreat Kitchen)

Richmond Hill Bakery
54 Friars Stile Road, Richmond, TW10 6NQ
Great coffee, cakes, cupcakes and sandwiches near the park. Very popular with the Richmond Hill crowd. (more on Richmond Hill Bakery)

Riverside Cafe
196 Castelnau, Barnes, SW13 9DW
Good for a full English breakfast, and they have some outdoor seating which is great in the summer. (more on Riverside Cafe)

Rouchi
16 Hill Rise, Richmond, TW10 6UA
Stylish cafe on Hill Rise in Richmond. (more on Rouchi)

Rubens Bakehouse
52 Heath Road, Twickenham, TW1 4BX
Rubens is an Italian bakehouse specialising in extremely tasty artisan bread. You can pop in for a coffee, cake and at... (more on Rubens Bakehouse)

Starbucks
21 King Street, Twickenham, TW1 3SD
The Starbucks in Twickenham has seen some competition recently with a number of rivals popping up, but it still seems to stay... (more on Starbucks)

Starbucks
70 High Street, Teddington, TW11 8JD
Teddington Starbucks, like all the others, is very popular with local mums and macbook owners. (more on Starbucks)

Starbucks
19-21 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 2NQ
Starbucks in Richmond is just by the railway station. Very similar to every other Starbucks you've been to with comfy chairs,... (more on Starbucks)

Starbucks
303 Uxbridge Road, Hampton Hill, TW12 1AW
Hampton Hill has a Starbucks too. Unsurprisingly, it's very similar to every other Starbucks you've ever been to. (more on Starbucks)

Sunshine and Ravioli
109 St Margarets Rd, St Margarets, TW1 2LH
A great little deli and coffee shop that even offers up sushi after 6pm presumably for the just getting back from... (more on Sunshine and Ravioli)

The Tea Box
7 Paradise Road, Richmond, TW9 1RX
Funky cafe on Paradise Road that serves tea, coffee, alcohol, music and comedy (more on The Tea Box)

Twiga
92 Kew Road, Kew, TW9 2PQ
Excellent cafe in Kew (or is it Richmond?) with great breakfasts (more on Twiga)

The Vinery
8, High St,, Teddington, TW11 8EW
Another cafemeetsgreasyspoon in Teddington High Street. Decent take away sandwiches. (more on The Vinery)

Williams Pitstop Cafe
63, Oldfield Rd,, Hampton, TW12 2HP
Possibly the most westerly cafe in the Borough, not far from Hampton Station (more on Williams Pitstop Cafe)

Zorans Delicatessen
10 Crown Road, St Margarets, TW1 3EE
Great little deli that does pretty good breakfasts. We hear great things about their Eggs Benedict. (more on Zorans Delicatessen)



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