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   RTG Newsletter October 2016

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

October Offers

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

Above, Locale Cucina Italian-South Bank

Christmas party

We have frozen the price of our menu again this year so it is still at a competitive £24.95 per person be it for lunch or dinner, and to make it extra special you can add on a glass of Prosecco and Christmas cracker for £5.00 per person or if you want to really push the boat out you can add an extra cheese course for £4.95 per person.
If you book and pay your deposit by the 30th October then everyone in your party will each receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco saving you £6.00 per person.
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.
For any questions please do not hesitate to contact Locale by email or phone 020 7401 6734 and ask to speak to Mat
Click here to view menus and offers.

Above, The Beetle & Wedge Boathouse-Moulsford
Autumn/Winter offer
Offering ‘A Dinner, Bed & Breakfast stay for two - £120 including a glass of Prosecco on arrival’ This offer is valid Sunday – Thursday (excluding 25th, 26th December, 1st, 2nd January & 14th February) from 18th September – 31st March 2016.

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.

The Boat House- Chertsey
Festive Offers:
Start planning early and get your Christmas event booked now! Our stunning venue sits beautifully next to the River Thames and its location makes it the ideal party location. Just check out our offering for this year:
• 3-Course Festive Lunches at £20pp | 3-Course Festive Dinners at £23pp
• Thursday Disco Party Nights from £20pp
• Friday & Saturday Disco Party Nights from £30pp (Drinks packages also available)
• 4-Course Christmas Day Feast - Adults £80 | Children £40
• 4-Course New Year’s Eve Party with Disco – Adults £60
• January Disco Party Nights at £20pp
View and download our Brochure here or contact our Christmas Co-ordinator - Dorinda Brittle
E: T: 07794 368596
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, The Miller of Mansfield-Goring and Streatley
Ring in the New Year in style-Black tie dinner with canapes, fizz & an 8 course tasting menu. Live music & Auld Lang Syne from Cecil. £110 per person
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 Monday -Thursday evenings. Includes breakfast.
Make a reservation to secure a table at your preferred time.

Above, Blue River Café at the Thames Riviera Hotel-Maidenhead

Festive Offers:
Start planning early and get your Christmas event booked now! Our stunning venue sits beautifully next to the River Thames and its location makes it the ideal party location. Just check out our offering for this year:
• 3-Course Festive Lunches at £26pp | 3-Course Festive Dinners at £32pp
• Thursday Disco Party Nights from £20pp
• Friday & Saturday Disco Party Nights from £36pp (Drinks packages also available)
• 4-Course Christmas Day Feast - Adults £80 | Children £40
• 4-Course New Year’s Eve Party with Live Music – Adults £75
• January Disco Party Nights at £20pp
View and download our Brochure here or contact our Christmas Co-ordinator - Dorinda Brittle          
E: T: 07794 368596
Kids can eat for free if you buy one main adult meal. Click here for full details.

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.

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 from 8.30pm.

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:

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.

More Eating & drinking Offers:

Above, Meejana- Weybridge
Meejana is proud to be contributing the #CookForSyria campaign organised by UNICEF’s Next Generation. During the whole month of November, they will be preparing Kibbeh Labaniyeh. For every Kibbeh Labaniyeh sold throughout November, they will dontate £2.50 from the price to the #CookForSyria campaign.
You can read more here.

Amerigo Vespucci-Docklands
 Our XMAS set menu from 1st December is now available to view on our website, click here.

Above, City Barge-Chiswick 
Christmas Preview Nights - Tuesday 4th October 6pm-9pm & Tuesday 1st November 6pm-9pm. This is an opportunity for you to experience the Christmas atmosphere, food and drink in our beautiful pub. Discuss your party requirements with us,
 taste selections from the canapé and set menus & enjoy some festive drinks.

The Barge Festive Bake off- Monday 5th December
Join Rob & the team as they search for Chiswick’s star baker, show off
your festive baking talent by entering our bakeoff competition, prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd plus ‘best in bake’ for kids.
Also to view more info about Christmas at the City Barge including the set menu, please click here.

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 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
Christmas offer - From 1st December to 30th December
For any one booking in December - free glass of wine or glass of beer (Indian ). But they must mention this offer to qualify.
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.

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.

The Horniman- London Bridge
Currently running a Sandwhich deal 12 till 5 / Monday to Friday - £7.95 with a free drink & a Breakfast offer - 2 English breakfasts for £12. Plus Evening deal two ribeye steaks and a bottle of jakes point Chardonnay for only £30.
Christmas Bookings
Book before the end of October and recieve a free glass of prossecco with your meal. Open on Christmas day from 12 till 11 pm.

Le QuecumBar Battersea 
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

Above,The Queens Head- Weybridge
Pub Quiz!
(£1.50 entry fee per person)
to view for more details.
A new set menu is now available
A 2 course meal for just £10.95- plus £3.50 if you choose to add a starter or dessert with your meal. Click here for full details.
The Queens Head are also taking bookings for Christmas. Click here to view for more details

The Kings Head- Teddington
New A La Carte Menu is now available.
Click here to view.
The Kings Head are also taking bookings for Christmas. Click here to view for more details

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

Studio 6 Restaurant Southbank
New menu includes a wide variety of Wines and Beers. Plus Vegetarian and Gluten free options are available. Click here to view the menu.

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


Totally Thames - lots of great activities throughout the whole of September.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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