Enjoy the ambience and professional, friendly service in the á la carte restaurant overlooking the waterside. Get dressed up for cocktails with friends in our new cocktail bar, or just relax in the main bar with a newspaper and pint or a frothy cappuccino... In the summer, our riverside garden is the perfect place to chillout, we also offer a private river lounge for more formal ‘al fresco’ entertaining. Whatever mood you are in, you can find the perfect place to relax at The Weir with friends, family or colleagues.

The History

The Weir, originally named The White Horse, is the oldest surviving licenced premises in Brentford, dating back to 1604.

Originally the public house was just the corner building but incorporated the Victorian house next door in the 1980s. An earlier house on this site had been the home of William Marshall who gave a home to his nephew Joseph Mallord William Turner when he was about 10 years old. Turner, the famous painter, lived here for a year in 1785 and the cellar below dates back to this time.

Some reports suggest that at one time the building was refurbished by local architect/surveyor Nowell Parr, hence his trademark Doulton Tiles outside the building.

The Weir Today

The White Horse became The Weir in 2002 when the premises came under the new management of Joanne Scully.

Owned and run by Joanne, her passion for hospitality and experience in the industry quickly made The Weir synonymous with great food, wines, whiskeys, cocktails and, of course, professional, friendly service.

Our recent refurbishment gave this beautiful old building, and its original features, the love and care it deserved, whilst updating the decor and furnishings to add more ambience, style and most importantly comfort, in keeping with the old building.

The Weir prides itself on attentive, friendly service whether a romantic dinner for two or a large group booking for a private special occasion or corporate entertaining.


Whether it’s summer BBQ season, Christmas party time, St Patricks or Valentine’s Day, there is always something going on at the Weir!

We are always ready for the big celebrations in life, check our our Listen page for any up and coming dates!

When planning a private or corporate celebration with us we offer an in-house event organiser who can put together a bespoke proposal for your requirements... so relax, we’ve got it covered. Check out our Share page for more information on our events options and services.

If it's an impromptu celebration we always have Champagne on ice, mixologists at the ready in the Cocktail bar and a can cater for large groups at fairly short notice.


If you would like your meal to be waiting for you on arrival, we offer a pre-order service for tables of 8 or more. Call 020 8847 3222 or email us.

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