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Address: 8-9 London Street | Paddington, London W2 1HL, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7723 0685
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Expensive, but a good spot

I met friends here as it's close to Paddington station and we work in various parts of the city. The bar upstairs has a dining area and is less crowded. The service was good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Emer T
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I met friends here as it's close to Paddington station and we work in various parts of the city. The bar upstairs has a dining area and is less crowded. The service was good, though the prices were a little steep (then again, it is near Paddington, so not extortionate for the area). There is a great atmosphere and a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent little pub tucked away down a Paddington side road, but well worth rooting out. Besides boasting an excellent selection of beers and ales, they also serve food, which seems very popular (not having tried the food first hand). As with most pubs nowadays, they have a small seating area outside (for the smokers), with customer-controlled heating!... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located really near to Paddington station is a very practical option to have a pint or two. Good atmosphere, excellent taste in music (90's teen here), and a decent fish 'n chips. We were there at the end of October and the disguised staff was friendly and festive. We will come back whenever staying at Paddington!

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us visited here for breakfast as we were staying at a nearby hotel. We only tried it once and that was enough, won't be going back.It said it opened at 9am, despite being there for 9 and staff being visibly there and seeing us they didn't open till gone 9.10. We all ordered different for breakfast and each... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Had a quick evening bite and some good beer after arriving in London, buzzy pub, friendly staff and great location near the station

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was the first pub I found at the beginning of my quick vacation: nice place, tipical english pub, inside and outside... I felt a nice approach by the waiter who helped me and my nephew. And so we went back also before leaving London for the last hamburger. Good food, good beer thanks to Beata's advice, smart people always... More 

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Stendal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Each time I'm in London I go there, which is about two to three times per year. I like the atmosphere in and outside the pub very much indeed. It's always really friendly and relaxing. Food is good as well. Had a pie and the Whitby prawns this time. Excellent. I can really recommend it.

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Thank PIA K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times and every time they surprised me with their friendly attitude. Also a lot of nice beers on draft en good pubfood. Possible to sit outside.

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Vejle, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I´ve been at this pub a few times and everytime we have talked to loads of friendly and interesting people. Heard a few comments on the quality of beer (or lack thereoff) but I don´t drink beer so I cant advice on that...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

The food here is terrible. Ordered bangers and mash. Got three awful sausages in a disgusting gravy. Complained. Argument. Then I was told: Well, you ate some. Explained to the server that the food was obviously cooked ahead of time and microwaved later. Argument. Said it didn't happen. Referred to the Italian female "manager," who didn't seem to have much... More 

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