It’s a long walk from Hammersmith Bridge along a lazy bend in the Thames, a world away from belching buses and snarled-up traffic, but if you bypass a few pubs in favour of this one, you’ll be pleased you’ve made the trek.
The boathouse feel of the airy building is continued in the maritime-themed decor of sailing paintings and iconography. Depending on which areas have been hired out, you should have a choice of outdoor seating upstairs or down, or a spot in the classy main bar/restaurant.
Bitburger or Corona by the bottle seem the best choices for lager drinkers, Young’s or Wells Bombardier for ale aficionados, although there’s also a long list of wines. Food features Mediterranean fish stew and tuna fish cakes alongside pork loin steak, chicken leek pie and lamb kofta couscous.