Welcome to Richard The First

Located on the historic Royal Hill, a stone’s throw away from the centre of Greenwich, and only 400m from Greenwich DLR station. The Richard the First is proud to have been at the heart of the local community since 1923.

Upon entering you are greeted by the traditional bar space which is the heart of the pub. To the rear of the pub you’ll find our stunning conservatory, a relaxing drinking and dining space showered in natural light. Beyond that, our beautiful covered and heated beer garden – a perfect hideaway this winter season.

We specialise in Young’s award-winning ales, craft beers, and delicious, nostalgic British food and is the perfect location for a relaxed ‘work from the pub – after work’ drink.

Richard The First is your home away from home, and our team is looking forward to welcoming you very soon.

Nostalgic British Food

Winter brings a new menu for your to indulge in heart warming seasonal flavours to warm you up any day of the week using the absolute best of British produce. With the pub stretching back to the early 20th century, our menu will bring memories back to the good, old, British classics. We have designed a menu that reflects the nostalgic British dishes that make you smile and think of home and family.


Serving up anything from hearty Christmas Day dining, relaxed yet festive pub lunches and formal three course Christmas feasts, we are here to make your Christmas extra special this season. Out Christmas event coordinator is looking forward to taking the stress of planning from your hands. Explore what Christmas is like at Richard 1st!

Today's weather Whatever the weather join us for a pint at the bar…

The food was excellent, our group of French photographer friends remarked on it! Se we were a group of 26. Our waitress was very attentive making sure we all had what we wanted. It was lovely to be seated in the dining area and be in no rush so that we could sit and chat over our meal all evening. As it was our last evening together, after a 3 day visit it was a perfect spot. So thanks Sam, Bradley and Kritzstina for your cheerful service Thank you again Reka for putting together a menu for us which catered for everyone and including drinks and coffee was great value. I shall certainly recommend the Richard ! to other people.

Angela Ford

Dinner for 26

Excellent pub on Royal Hill with great selection of ales, great staff and all round good pub.

John Livermore

Excellent Pub

Delicious roast and wonderful atmosphere! 🙂 And very dog friendly, thank you!! 🙂

Dog Friendly

Cosy, homely and spacious pub with good sized bar and restaurant area. As a lifelong resident of Greenwich, this is a particular recommendation of mine!

Christopher Blunn

Local Resident

Great place for beers and food. Generally book a table here to watch six nations every year. Always feel welcome and I keep going back.

Richard Parker

Six Nations

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