For the full experience of Kingston upon Thames, explore by boat and visit one of the many riverside restaurants. Content Editor, Verónica Lopes shares her guide…
Take A Boat Along The Thames
This summer, have fun exploring Kingston upon Thames by being the captain of your own boat! GoBoat is the fun, self-drive boating experience. From their location in Kingston, GoBoats have access to a stunning non-tidal section of London’s River Thames. No boating experience is necessary as training will be given upon arrival and you’ll be given a route map to help you navigate your way. Their friendly crew will meet you by the kiosk to give you your boating instructions and provide life jackets for babies or buoyancy aids for children. Each boat holds up to 8 people including children and dogs are welcome aboard too. They are currently accepting either two households per boat with a maximum capacity of eight people, or four individuals from different households per boat, although a one-metre distance policy needs to be followed while on board.
To book your experience: Visit goboat.co.uk
Restaurants On Kingston’s Riverside
After having a great time exploring the Thames with your family and friends, you can stop by the riverside for a lovely meal. There are plenty of gastronomic options with outside seating by the riverside where you can enjoy lunch, afternoon tea or watch the sunset while dining in a fabulous restaurant.
1. Côte Brasserie
Experience French culture at Côte Brasserie. This restaurant serves classic brasserie food, inspired by the trends of Paris. The award-winning Côte will serve you authentic dishes with high-quality at affordable prices.
Côte Brasserie, 6 Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QN
To book your table: Visit www.cote.co.uk or call 020 8546 9422
2. Bill’s Restaurant
Bill’s Restaurant offers a great variety of European food with a unique retro ambience.
Bill’s Restaurant, 2 Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QN
To book your table: Visit www.bills-website.co.uk or call 0208 549 1410
3. Busaba Eathai
Busaba Eathai is a Thai restaurant with a lovely courtyard and beautiful dishes.
Busaba Eathai, 4 Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QN
To book your table: Visit www.busaba.com or call 020 8481 6788
4. Comptoir Libanais
Comptoir Libanais presents you amazing Libanais cuisine, a profound experience into the Middle Eastern culture.
Comptoir Libanais, 2A Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QN
To book your table: Visit www.comptoirlibanais.com or call 0207 657 1966
Chakra offers delightful Indian dishes with beautiful views of the River Thames. You will be transported to Asia with their amazing flavours!
Chakra, 1 Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QN
To book your table: Visit www.chakra.restaurant.com or call 020 8541 5757
Haché Riverside Social offers all-day drinking and dining, with a wide variety of foods from brunch to burgers and coffee to cocktails. Book your table online or call 020 8541 5217.
Haché, 5 Riverside Walk, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QN
To book your table: Visit www.hacheburgers.com/hache-kingston or call 020 8541 5217
Written By: Verónica Lopes | Content Editor