Best London pubs on the River Thames including a Wetherspoons: 9 great bars

We take a stroll along the bank of the River Thames for a look at some lovely London pubs.

The summer is here in London - and what better place to spend it than the pub?

Not just any pub though. Preferably one with outdoor seating and ideally one with the sights and the sounds of the River Thames.

While there are plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars on the South Bank, between Westminster Bridge and Tower Bridge, there are also historical pubs dotted around.

Here we guide you through inns dating back half a millennium, prime outdoor terraces and even a riverside JD Wetherspoon.

So, whether you’re planning a midweek night out, a quick one on the way home or a Sunday club special, time to head to the river for a pint, glass of wine or just an orange juice and lemonade to accompany a chat with old friends.

And maybe fish and chips?

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