The City Barge, Chiswick
- August 1, 2017
West London boasts some of the best restaurants and pubs in the city, so where better place to stop off to enjoy them than Hotel 55, one of the friendliest and most conveniently located hotels in Ealing Broadway?
For travellers hoping to experience the true essence of a proper London pub, while also sampling top-quality food accompanied by stunning views of the Thames, a trip to Chiswick’s City Barge pub is a must. Nestled a short walk away from both Gunnersbury and Chiswick stations, it is just a short trip via public transport from Hotel 55. If you are visiting in summer, you might even consider walking from the hotel, as it should only take around 50 minutes and provides the perfect way to work up an appetite and get to know the beautiful West London area.
The City Barge pub, which dates back to the 1300s, was refurbished in 2014, so boasts a pristine and well-looked-after interior, perfect for those who are looking for a mixture of both fine dining and the homely feel of a British pub. The food menu is wide-ranging and sure to please all hungry visitors. From classic gastropub burgers and plates of fish and chips to tortellini, Sunday roasts and rib-eye steak, there really is something for everyone, all at a fair price. The drinks list is long and well thought-out, catering for beer and wine enthusiasts of all tastes.
The pub offers a vast outside seating area for summer drinkers, meaning the pub’s scenic exterior can be enjoyed with a relaxing glass of wine or beer while the sun sets. Kew Rail Bridge and Oliver’s Island are both visible from the seating area, and customers have the opportunity to watch the world go by from a comfortable and friendly setting. Indeed, nothing is more relaxing than watching London’s rowers, ducks and boats glide by from a pub such as the City Barge. So book into Hotel 55 today. The City Barge is just one of West London’s many highlights and really epitomises the laid-back and high-end feel of the city’s most likeable and scenic area.
The City Barge / 27 Strand-on-the-Green by Images George Rex licensed under Creative commons 5