Known for

Putney boat race
Putney riverside cafes
Putney pier and riverboat


Close to central London, Putney is the perfect spot to experience a local life with its delightful river views and vibrant community. And with parks in abundance, you’re never too far from a relaxing break.



Food and drink

Restaurants and cafés

Staying in Putney provides beautiful riverside scenery from the bridge as you walk towards the High Street with its range of places to eat:

  • Grind
  • Brew
  • Artisan
  • Putney canteen
  • Bill’s (great for brunch)
  • Thai Square
Queen's house Greenwich

Pubs and bars

The area’s location by the river makes it an ideal place to enjoy the great variety of pubs along the Thames path:

  • The Boathouse
  • Putney Pies
  • Coat and Badge
  • The Toybox
Greenwich Market Food Stall

Things to do

The best way to get to the city centre is by taking a boat from Putney Pier to sites such as the London Eye, South Bank and Greenwich by the Thames:

  • The Boat Race (Oxford vs Cambridge)
  • Markets on weekends
  • Wandsworth Museum
  • Putney School of Art and Design
  • Fulham Palace
  • Richmond Theatre
  • Olympic Cinema
  • Putney Arts Theatre

Days out and shopping

Not only can you easily reach the city centre, but Putney itself has a range of great venues and facilities to keep the whole family entertained:

  • Mini golf
  • Cycling and running along the river Thames
  • Putney Pier
  • Shopping along the High Street
  • Putney Exchange shopping centre

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