Monthly Newsletter

May 2016 newsletter.


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

May Offers

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

The Boaters Inn- Kingston
Jazz Nights
Every Sunday @ 8pm.
Also Blues weekend on 27th-29th May.


Balls Brothers- London Bridge
Petanque any weather – Join us for a game of Petanque on our outside covered pitch, the perfect activity rain or shine!
Click here for other special offers. 
Also offering a complimentary Pimms reception for any petanque bookings made on a Monday evening in May or June.

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.

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:

Caversham Boats- Reading
10% off short Breaks/Holidays along the beautiful Upper Thames in May & June. Visit website here for more info.

Canal Cruising

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
We are offering a 10% early booking discount on all 2016  boating holidays. Prices are all inclusive with no hidden extras. Click for more

Le Boat
10% off short breaks
Save 10% off your spring break when you take a 3-5 night trip during May or June.
For more info and the terms and conditions click here.

Thames River Services
50 % Off Cruise Tickets-50% discount off our standard pricing when they present this voucher:
Click here for full details.



For Sale-St Joan-a 1929 52ft classic licenced to carry 12
 Contact owner Tony direct or click 

More Eating & drinking Offers:

The Gun-Docklands
Dish & a Drink £10!
Your choice of:
Pie of the day
Bangers and mash
Scottish salmon fishcake, poached egg, chive butter sauce
Plus a 175ml glass ETM wine, pint of draught beer or soft drink
Available Monday – Friday lunch in the pub areas only.
For more info click here.

The Rum Puncheon-Gravesend
Musician called Jack Harte playing on the 22nd and we will be following fort nightly with more music- genre of music will be blues & soul. Friday and Saturday nights.

 Jeannette Briggs reviews a new book about the Thames ...

Click for more info.

 The Beetle & Wedge Boathouse-Moulsford
Fish & Chip Supper Night
Thu Apr 14th 19:00 - 22:00 (every Thursday night)
Beer Battered Fish & Chips, Mushy Peas & Tartare Sauce, glass of wine or pint of beer, just £25 for two.

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

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

The Archduke- Southbank
Click here to view all live up and coming dates. Free admission for gigs.

The Miller of Mansfield-Goring and Streatley
Special Offers:

Wine dinner of New Zealand wines on 19th May.
£39- 4 courses & complimenting wines.
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.

Blue River Café at the Thames Riviera Hotel-Maidenhead
With a great resemblance and wonderful voice to match, ADELE Tribute by Lareena is simply breath-taking. Take your seat and enjoy a three course meal, followed by the beautiful songs of Adele. Tickets are just £20!!
For more information and to book your place, call us on 01628 674057, check out the menu online:
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.

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

The Petersham Hotel-Richmond

(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.


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.


The Depot Riverside Bar and Restaurant -Barnes
Great Value Set Menus
Our great value set menus will continue, offering a 2 course lunch & dinner for £15.50 and 3 courses for £18.50.
Monday to Friday Lunch
Monday to Thursday Dinner

The Boat House- Chertsey
Join us for a toe tapping, finger snapping evening with Michael Bublé tribute Mikey JC!  Tickets are just £20 and includes a delicious three course menu. For more information and to book your place, call us on 01932 565644, check the menu online:

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.

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.
Friday Steak Offer
Galloway Ribeye Steak, chips or salad, Bearnaise sauce+ a drink for just £20. 
Fridays only for lunch and dinner.Drink includes a beer, glass of prosecco or glass of red or white wine.Advanced booking required – please mention “Friday Steak Offer”. Maximum 8 diners per booking.
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


      Thelmarie is privately owned and for sale. More info here

For details Contact Mark Stanley  07831-862729


Le QuecumBar Battersea
Live music for every night of the week including Jam sessions every Tuesday and Wednesday. Click here to view all up and coming gigs.

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

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.

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
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.

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

The City Barge- Chiswick
City Barge will be celebrating their 2nd birthday from 8pm on 26th May. Includes Gin & Beer tastings, Live music and will have their seafood bar. 

Amerigo Vespucci- Canary Wharf
Offering a 15% discount.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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



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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