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Pride of Paddington

#1,762 of 18,249 Restaurants in London}
€€ - €€€, British,
1-3 Craven Road | Paddington, London W2 3BP, England
+44 20 7402 2156
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (38 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (12 reviews)
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1-3 Craven Road | Paddington, London W2 3BP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On a positive the food being served looked good for the price approx £13 for fish and chips, large portion, however the service was terrible. We were a party 4 adults and 2 children. There server at the bar was rude and miserable. We did...More

Thank horshamsussex
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here for lunch after getting in on the eurostar. Absolutely wonderful! I had the veggie tajine and it was delicious. Beer selection was great too and the service was very friendly.

Thank Riptor3000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have just been here at the end of a day out for my birthday. I sat at a table and my husband went to the bar to order drinks. A waitress came over and asked if i was eating, i said no, just a drink....More

Thank welltravelledgirl2
Steve C, Owner at Pride of Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Welltravelledgirl2 Thank you for your review. Firstly may I apologise for the way in which you was spoken to and the information you was given. It was totally wrong and the catalyst for the mix up was simply a lack of communication between team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for a dinner with my sister. The atmosphere is warm and the food is tasty! The waiters are all very kind and friendly. Highly recommended

Thank chiara m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Pride of Paddington pub on a Saturday night whilst staying at the Paddington Hilton across the road. It was busy but we managed to get a table. There was a really nice friendly atmosphere with a mixed age-group of customers. Bar staff...More

Thank LadyLouisaJones
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friendly un-pretentious pub with nice staff, good food and a decent selection of beers. Dropped in for food, but would consider staying next time I need somewhere to stay.

Thank Chris7150
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I had known about the rooms at 20 ahead I would not have had to stay in that dump called the ascot hyde park as I would have stayed here insteadMore

Thank Sue G
Steve C, Owner at Pride of Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sue Glad you enjoyed our food and company. You now know where we are and that we have affordable accommodation. We also have a 2 bed luxury apartment that will sleep 6 comfortably at very reasonable prices. Hope to see you in the PoP...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here just for drinks. The pub was lively and a great experience. It was only a block away from our hotel so the location was convenient. There was a nice selection of cask ales. It was our last beer in London and worth...More

Thank Climb14ers
Steve C, Owner at Pride of Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you found us and pleased you enjoyed our real ales. At least you know where to come next time you are in London. Have a lovely Christmas and hope to see in in the PoP real soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across the Pride of Paddington on our way back to our hotel, while searching for a place to eat. What a great find ! I chose the Ox cheek and it was succulent, perfectly accompanied with gravy, mash and greens. The craft beer...More

Thank Mannzer
Steve C, Owner at Pride of Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mannzer We are so pleased you found us and had a great time in our pub. The OX cheek is one of my favourites and you obviously enjoyed it as well. We hope to see you back, next time you're in Paddington. Steve

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Over the years the Pride of Paddington has gone down hill in my opinion, Could do with a little TLC and better customer service.More

Thank karmalama
Steve C, Owner at Pride of Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Karmalama We thank you for your opinion, but it would have been much more productive if you had approached me personally to discuss your thoughts. Whilst we value feedback, we'd like it a bit more informative. To just say it's gone downhill, is a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Craven Road | Paddington, London W2 3BP, England (Formerly Pride of Paddington Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7402 2156
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The Pride of Paddington offers private, dormitory and female only dormitory accommodation in the heart of London, just a 5 minute walk from Hyde Park. Paddington Underground Station and Nation Railway is less than 5 minutes away on foot.With a traditional bar and its own restaurant serving freshly made English food, The Pride of Paddington can cater for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We pride ourselves on the safe, clean and fun environment we provide for all our guests at great value for money. Guests can make use of free Wi-Fi throughout the building, and have access to the hostel 24 hours – no lock out!The Pride of Paddington is an ideal base from which to explore London, situated within walking distance of all tourist attractions including Hyde Park, Madame Tussaud’s, Oxford St, Soho, Covent Garden, Notting Hill and Portobello markets.
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