Sam's Riverside opened on soft launch in early November 2019: Harvey Trollope is head chef and Rowley Leigh has been announced as culinary director.
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Facing the Thames with views of (currently closed and hence very tranquil) Hammersmith Bridge, this October 2019 opening provides an all-day, 90-cover brasserie locals hope will prove a long-needed cheaper alternative to another river café five minutes walk away. It’s the brainchild of Sam Harrison, who for years ran long-RIP Chiswick favourite, Sam’s Brasserie.
Restaurateur Sam Harrison – who owned neighbourhood favourites Sam’s Brasserie in Chiswick and Harrison’s in Balham, until both sites were sold to Foxlow in 2015 – has announced plans to open a new restaurant and bar in February 2019 as part of the rebuilt Riverside Studios. Facing the Thames with views of Hammersmith Bridge, the all-day, 90-cover brasserie will have an outdoor terrace and private dining room, and will provide W6 with a long-needed cheaper alternative to another river café five minutes walk away…