Jump to main content of page


Address: 19 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, London W6 9TA
Telephone: 020 8748 5405

Real gem of a Fuller’s pub situated by the River Thames in Hammersmith (next to Furnival Gardens). It’s also extremely close to the busy Great West Road (A4) but is sheltered from all the traffic noise.

The Dove, Hammersmith

The Dove, Hammersmith

Because of the dual carriageway approaching the Dove by car can be tricky – it’s best to walk or cycle and there is a convenient underpass under the Great West Road nearby.

The pub is tiny inside with two small bars at the front leading up the steps to a rear dining area. Beyond that there is an outside seating which directly overlooks the river. Not surprisingly on warm and sunny days the pub fills up from the rear, and it can get really busy.

The real ales are straight Fuller’s but with Gale’s Seafarers available on my last visit.

I haven’t eaten at the Dove for many years but the food always used to be good.

The tiny snug bar at the front is acknowledged to be the smallest bar in any pub in the UK. There is a plate on the wall at waist height marking the highest level of a flood some years ago.

The Dove is definitely worth a trip if you’re in the area.


Last visited: May 2012

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 4 stars out of 5

Other Pubs in the Hammersmith Area

One Response to “Dove”

  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by The Publican. The Publican said: RT @goodbeergoodpub: Updated review of Dove in Hammersmith – lovely riverside pub with #realale – http://bit.ly/aU4eR1 #ukpubs […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Share this page (Links open new windows/tabs)

  • Share this page on LinkedIn (opens new window)
  • Share this page on Delicious (opens new window)
  • Share this page on Digg (opens new window)
  • Share this page on Posterous (opens new window)
  • Share this page on Reddit (opens new window)
  • Share this page on Stumbleupon (opens new window)

Like to Subscribe?

If you'd like to receive email updates from Good Beer, Good Pubs whenever a new post or review is published then head over to the Subscribe page. Just enter your email address and it'll all be taken care of. We will not use your email address for anything else without your permission.