There's a fair bit of history to this riverside pub and kitchen in Hammersmith - it was first licensed back in 1772. Today it's a family-run venue, with its expansive views of the river and Hammersmith Bridge making it a west London draw, especially when sunny days hit.
There's variety to the food menu. Dishes range from mussels, fillets of sea bass and wild mushroom tagliatelle to sausage and mash, steak and Guinness pies, burgers, salad niçoise and smoked salmon carpaccio with soft-boiled quail eggs, goat's cheese, capers and caviar. Sunday roasts are available each week, too.
Each of the bottles on the wine list is available by three different glass sizes. Two bottles of Champagne and a bottle of prosecco also feature.
In prime position on the banks of the river Thames in Hammersmith, The Blue Anchor is always warm and welcoming. It’s a home away from home whether you’re after a riverside drink in the sunshine or a warming glass of Malbec by an open fire.
Just a short walk from Hammersmith Bridge, The Blue Anchor was first licensed in 1722 and is still a true locals pubs some 300 years later. Downstairs is traditional, wood panelled 17th century pub, while upstairs you’ll find the beautifully refurbished ‘River Room’, with incredible views of the river.
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13 Lower Mall
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It has the best views of the river in London entire. I have taken pics and made this spot a focus of attention on Trip Advisor
This is a totally brilliant place to be on a sunny day. There are tables outside right on the river so the view is amazing. Food is OK but you go for the view and the atmosphere. It gets really busy in the summer particularly at weekends but worth going and being part of the buzz and feeling slightly smug if you actually get a table!
I used to live Hammersmith and this pub was my favorite. The area is really calm, by the river. It's very nice specially on Sundays. And if you don't live in the area, it's just five minutes away from the tube.
Great pub grub with massive portions, several real ales, right on the Thames and full of history and charm. Ticks all the boxes!