Alicja McCarthy

The Bingham

with Alicja McCarthy
  • Where:Richmond upon Thames

  • Why:A weekend away.

  • When:December 2013.

  • Who:The boy & I.

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Highs & Lows

  • The service is impeccable. The team is sincere, helpful and genuinely wants to be there.

  • The restaurant is particularly good.

  • Views to die for!

  • Great little cocktail bar.

  • No access to spa or gym.

  • There is not a smoking area. No heater or ashtrays so smokers must puff away at the front of the hotel.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 42/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Luxury boutique hotel.

  • Vibe

    Elegant, enchanting, comfortable.

  • Location

    Richmond feels like a village but is on the London Overground. It is also just off the North Circular so very accessible.

  • Rooms

    15 rooms.

  • Music

    Varies in public areas.

  • Year Opened

    1984 with refurbishments between 2006-08.

  • Designed By

    The owners restored the hotel

  • Pool/Gym

    No.

  • Restaurant

    Yes. A brand new menu by Mark Jarvis is a must!

  • Bar

    Yes, cocktails are superb, but wine list (book) is a little intimidating.

  • Wifi

    Yes and included.

  • Children

    Sure, although I’d leave them behind for a bit of peace and quiet.

  • Price

    Expensive, but worth it.

Borrow bikes from the hotel for a spin through Richmond Park

Richmond Park

Richmond Park, Richmond, England, United Kingdom

Borrow bikes from the hotel for a spin through Richmond Park

full of great little boutiques as well as your high-street staples

Richmond High Street

High Street, Richmond, United Kingdom

full of great little boutiques as well as your high-street staples

The lovely royal botanic gardens

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens, Richmond, United Kingdom

The lovely royal botanic gardens

The Bingham

61-63 Petersham Rd, Richmond TW10 6UT, UK

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