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RTG Newsletter August 2016

                                        Thames Information | Boating | Accommodation | Eating / Drinking | Venues for Hire | Things to Do

August Offers

We have some great offers this month with pubs and restaurants  offering special deals, events & live music.

Above,The Beetle & Wedge Boathouse-Moulsford

Did you know The Beetle & Wedge is a Pokéstop?

Why not come along to get your pokéballs & power up your Pokémon? We are running a competition for Pokémon players, we would like to offer a family of 4 (up to 2 adults & 2 children) a fish & chip supper on your selected Thursday night throughout school holidays – all you need to do is pay us a visit, have a drink & sign our list for a chance to win!

Also we are holding another Market Day!
Saturday 27th August - Open from 10am – 2.30pm.
A great Bank Holiday shopping opportunity &
why not join us for our Market Luncheon afterwards,
2 courses £20, 3 courses £25

Fish & Chip Supper Night-
Every Thursday night
19:00 - 22:00. Beer Battered Fish & Chips, Mushy Peas & Tartare Sauce, glass of wine or pint of beer, just £25 for two.

Above, The Petersham Hotel-Richmond
Experience glorious river views, stunning Surrey countryside and great British hospitality with a break at The Petersham.  Make the most of the summer and escape to Richmond in August and save up to £88!
Standard Bedroom from £171.40 (£260.00)
Riverview Bedroom from £234.30 (£320.00)
Price is based on two people sharing and is inclusive of:
• Overnight accommodation
• 3 course dinner for two from the Fixed Price Menu (view menu)
• Full English breakfast
For more info contact the team on - 020 8939 1010 or
(All year round)
Fixed price menu £22.95 (two courses) £26.95 (three courses) Lunch and Dinner à la carte.Click here for all menu details.

Above, The Miller of Mansfield-Goring and Streatley

Afternoon Tea Week
Book afternoon tea 8th-14th August, 2-5pm to celebrate Afternoon Tea Week. From £19.95 per person
Bank Holiday Gin Tasting
Join us and James Driscoll on 28 August to uncover a world of gin. Nibbles included.Book via

Sunday Supper Club

Main course + drink, £12.50pp.Dessert also available. Served Sundays 6-8pm.
Savour then sleep
Sleep for half price when two people both enjoy three courses from our a la carte menu.
Available Sunday-Thursday evenings. Includes breakfast.
Make a reservation to secure a table at your preferred time.

The Town Of Ramsgate- Wapping
Quiz Night- Every Monday @ 8pm.
Every Tuesday Night: 6pm-10pm- Buy 2 large Glasses of wine and get the remainder of the bottle complimentary. Also there is a NEW Wednesday Steak & Wine Night:5-9pm

Balls Brothers- London Bridge
Happy Hour -Monday to Friday
Offer: 50% off Selected wines, £10 off Champagne. £4.50 cocktails, £5.00 champagne cocktails, £3.50 Becks bottle, £3.50 Pint of Beck Vier. Click here for other special offers.

Above, Locale Cucina Italiana-South Bank
Happy hour
Monday to Friday 5pm till 7pm, a good selection of cocktails for £4.50, any wines we do by the glass for £18.00
15% off food when dining off the a la carte menu at all times if they mention the River Thames Guide when booking.
Our terrace is now open, we do not take bookings as its first come first served.
And our spring summer menu is now out
We cater for groups in the bar and restaurant so please give us a call to ask for details.
Click here to view menus and offers.

The Horniman- London Bridge
Special Breakfast offer of 2 breakfasts for £12.

The Boaters Inn- Kingston
Jazz Nights
Every Sunday @ 8pm.

Above,The Wheatsheaf & Pigeon-Staines
Best Thames Local Winner 2015 (Pubs)

Buy one get one free
on 330ml Coke/Diet Coke/Coke Zero/Midnight Amber J20/Becks Blue
Tuesday night - Meal Deal £8.95 including drink. (Check website for details)
Wine Wednesdays - Buy two large glasses get the rest of the bottle for free
Thursday Steak night (£9.95)

& 10% discount to all RTG readers.
Live music every Saturday evenings from 9pm -Click here for gig details and Quiz nights every Sunday.

Boating Offers:

Canal Boat Holidays
Special Offers-Trent and Mersey Canal
1. CAMRA, IWA, C&RT save 10%, NHS STAFF, POLICE, RESCUE, FORCES members save 15% of your full priced Shortbreak/Weeks holiday
2. Book 3 WEEKS Get 3rd Week FREE (cheapest of the 3 weeks) or book 6 weeks pay full price for 4 weeks get 2 weeks FREE.
3. BOOK 2 WEEKS get 2nd HALF PRICE (cheapest week).See more details -here

Wyvern Shipping Company
Special Offers- Grand Union
We are offering a 10% early booking discount on all 2016  boating holidays. Prices are all inclusive with no hidden extras. Click for more Thames Cruise Trips

Thames River Services
Thames River Services are currently offering 35% discount Monday-Friday when you book online.
For more information visit:

More Eating & drinking Offers:

The Three Daws- Gravesend
Live gigs-
Click here to view The Three Daws website for more details and other events.

Above, Blue River Café at the Thames Riviera Hotel-Maidenhead
Kids can eat for free if you buy one main adult meal. Click here for full details.

The Queens Head- Weybridge
Pub Quiz!
(£1.50 entry fee per person)
to view for more details.
A new set menu is now available with a 2 course meal for just £9.95- plus £3.50 if you choose to add a starter or dessert with your meal. Click here for full details.

Looking for somewhere to book a Wedding, a Party or even a Corporate event? We have a number of beautiful venues along the Thames areas and Docklands that can cater for just that. View our Venues for Hire section here for places to book your event.

Above, The City Barge- Chiswick
Summer Fete
Join us on Saturday 27th August- 12PM-4PM 

Above, The Quince Tree at the River & Rowing Museum

Bespoke picnic hampers, available throughout the summer
From our signature Scotch eggs and sausage rolls to the most divine and oh-so tempting wild strawberry marshmallows, The Quince Tree can fill a picnic hamper full of treats.
For more information on creating a bespoke picnic please call us on 01491 579215 and speak to the farm shop or alternatively email

The Prince of Wales -Hampton Court
Steak supper club
Every Tuesday we offer our Steak Supper Club. Join us for dinner for two with a choice of different steaks & a bottle wine to share for £35.

Amerigo Vespucci- Canary Wharf
Offering a 15% discount.

Indian Fusion
Tower Bridge
Special lunch (12 to 2:30 pm) Mon-Thurs (Fusion Thali menu). £6.95 for Vegetarian and £7.95 for non Veg, 20 % discount from a la carte menu. With
15% a la carte, Mon-Thursday.5:30/10:30pm.

Above,The Archduke- Southbank

Cocktail deal
running Monday - Friday from 5-7pm- all cocktails £5!
 here to view all live up and coming dates. Free admission for gigs.

The Boat House- Chertsey
Kids can eat for free
The Boathouse are also running a promotion where kids can eat for free if you buy one main adult meal.
Click here for more details and for menu

Le QuecumBar Battersea 
Proud to present The Aurelien Bouly/Harve Gaguenetti Quintet on 4th + 5th September. Click here for more information plus all other up and coming gigs.

Le Petit Nantais- Hampton Court
A special Lunchtime Frapas menu-All Plates £4.95-Available Wed-Sat Lunchtime only.
Click here for full details

Above, Northbank Restaurant and Bar -City.

2 Courses & a Glass of Prosecco £22.50
Choose 2 courses from our seasonal set menu Monday – Saturday for dinner.
Maximum 8 diners per booking. See the menu here.
Happy Hour!
2 For 1 on selected cocktails, beers and wine. ​Available daily 5pm – 6pm. ​Delicious bar snacks are available if you fancy a light bite. See the bar menu here. Don’t forget, ladies receive a complimentary glass of bubbly every Thursday in the bar from 6pm.
To book 020 7329 9299 or email

The Kings Head- Teddington
A new set menu is now available with a 2 course meal for just £9.95- plus £3.50 if you choose to add a starter or dessert with your meal. Click here for full details.

Studio 6 Restaurant Southbank
Offering 20% Discount - (Food only.)

Other Restaurant & Pub Offers:

If you are visiting the London Excel centre at Royal Victoria Dock for exhibitions or any other events we can also recommend nearby Zero Sette- Nearest DLR is Royal Victoria Dock & Custom House respectively. 

     Do you know a great Pub or restaurant by the Thames and don't mind

telling others about it?

Well, we would be really pleased to hear your suggestions and in return -we will enter your email address in a draw for £50 worth of food or drinks at the place you told us about. 

Email us here please


To check out what will be happening on the Thames please see Events


Venues for hire:
Ivory Vaults-St Katharine Docks

Exclusive Party Hire
The Ivory Vaults are an unusual atmospheric venue- perfect for private parties and corporate events- up to 450.



 With some many of us using screens large or small throughout the day and everyday, we are supporting the work of Moorfields Eye Hospital.

This month focus on an unusual complaint called Blepharospasms.

Its more than just a blinking nuisance  because untreated, it makes some suffers effectively blind from time to time -although their sight is often fine!

Read more about it here


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