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Richard Caring acquired this site (previously a Revolution Bar) under Caprice Holdings, to introduce a Scott's-meets-Sexy-Fish hybrid to Richmond; opened in Autumn 2022.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“They must have spent a fortune on the decor” of this “absolutely stunning” Richmond newcomer, with a “terrace overlooking the Thames”: Richard Caring’s first spin-off from Mayfair’s legendary Scott’s. But while everyone is sold on the “wonderful dining room with its riverside view”, views on the cuisine diverge. Fans say its luxurious seafood menu “has transferred very well” delivering “top-quality” Fruits de Mer, Lobster Bisque and other fishy delights. But its ratings in our annual diners’ poll are not nearly as strong as in W1. Firstly, there are numerous reservations about it being “totally overpriced”. Secondly, it can seem like a poor substitute (“I was excited to visit the newly opened Scott’s in Richmond, a great addition to the area, so I thought. But this version is nothing like the original, it is like an Ivy Café under another name”).

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Not content with pimping ‘The Ivy’, Richard Caring is now setting about knocking off copies of the famous Mayfair seafood veteran, starting with this two-floor opening on the Richmond riverside. Finally, after months of wrangling, the planning objections of the original architect for the site have been overcome and it debuts in Autumn 2022. Open seven days a week, we are promised ‘the finest fish and shellfish alongside a variety of meat and seasonal game, in an atmosphere exuding urbane sophistication’. The lower floor will have a crustacea and Champagne bar and the upstairs bar will host DJs every Thursday to Saturday. Hmmm... the latter doesn’t sound at all like Scott’s Mayfair – couldn’t he have called it ‘The Ivy Seafood’, rather than knackering a second great name? Top Tip – a 32-cover terrace promises splendid al fresco dining.

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Post-pandemic, Richmond is the new mecca for restaurant openings and Richard Caring, never a man to miss a trend, has secured a site that was previously a branch of vodka bar brand Revolution for his expansion within the Caprice Group of Mayfair’s famous fish veteran, Scott’s. Apparently the new opening will borrow from the ethos of Sexy Fish. Sounds overpriced and good looking… so should go down a storm in Richmond!

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4 Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1EH

Scott's Richmond Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Scott's Richmond Restaurant in TW9, Richmond by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Scott's Richmond restaurant.
James A
Food was fine but salty, sauce a little ave...
Reviewed 1 months, 6 days ago

"Food was fine but salty, sauce a little average. Better than much in Richmond but still not great. But a great location "

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Niels A
Quality has improved. but a big, bustling ...
Reviewed 3 months, 3 days ago

"Quality has improved. but a big, bustling place.. if you want quieter, go upstairs..."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £29.50 £34.50

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£20.00 £40.00 £6.00 £12.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £42.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 13.50%
4 Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1EH
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑12:30 am
Tuesday12 pm‑12:30 am
Wednesday12 pm‑12:30 am
Thursday12 pm‑12:30 am
Friday12 pm‑12:30 am
Saturday12 pm‑12:30 am
Sunday12 pm‑12 am

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