The Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race 2024

Saturday 30th March 2024

The Women’s 78th Boat Race 14:46
The Men’s 169th Boat Race 15:46

Join us this March as all time rivals Oxford and Cambridge go head-to-head once again in The Boat Race – but who will claim the bragging rights in 2024?

As the banks of the river Thames will be lined with thousands to watch the universities battle for supremacy on the water, where will you be watching?  We have compiled our top pubs along the route, serving only the very best food, drink and atmosphere!

Pubs along the Boat Race route

From the race’s starting point in Putney, to further along the Thames in Barnes and Hammersmith, the banks of the River Thames is lined with fantastic pubs to enjoy the race from.  For those who need a little help deciding, we’ve compiled a list of the best pubs at each point along the route.


Boat Race Day events not to be missed…

White Hart Barnes ‘Banq’ On Us This Boat Race

Join us for the Boat Race Banquet in our scenic upstairs Morley Room with private viewing balcony. After being welcomed by a complimentary glass of Nyetimber Classic Cuvee, you will revel in four creative, elegant and exquisite courses designed by our talented brigade of chefs. With our unbeatable view of both races and live music with Pravha Brass band after the final race, we are the place to be

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Boat Race at The Bulls Head, Barnes

Row your way to us this Boat Race for oar some good times. We will be serving Sunday Roasts between 12pm and 3pm (booking is crew-cial!) as well as live Jazz after the final race to keep the festivities flowing. We will also be hosting our very own private viewing party in our stunning upstairs Melrose Room with sweeping views across the Thames. Enjoy a glass of Nyetimber sparkling wine upon arrival and unlimited canapes between 3pm and 4pm!

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Boat Race At The Coat and Badge

The Cambridge vs Oxford boat race is back! Join us with your crew for all the live rowing action on our many TV’s and sink your teeth into our yummy food from our Burger Shack. With extra bars outside in our beer garden, live music and a DJ, this promises to be the best party in Putney! We have beers, ciders, cocktails, spirits…whatever floats your boat!

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Boat Race at The Spotted Horse

The Cambridge vs Oxford boat race is back.

Join us with your crew for all the live rowing action on our many TV’s and sink your teeth into our yummy food and of course we are doing Sunday Roasts. Our bar on our terrace outside, this promises to be the best party in Putney.

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Boat Race at the Boathouse

Boat race is finally back, and we’re doing it in style! From bubbles on the terrace, Oysters shucked by the river, multiple bars, live music, and of course our amazing Sunday roasts served until 9pm in our lounge. Limited booking is available, but walk ins are always welcome.

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Oars at the ready at Coach and Horses Barnes

We’ll be serving our famous Sunday Roasts in our Stables Room between 12pm and 3pm (booking essential) and from 5pm we have the amazing one man band Pauly Zarb performing all the best hits, while our famous Burger Shack is pumping out meat packed patties of perfection as well as our lip smacking good, vegan plant burgers. Book your coveted garden spot now!

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