Paddington Guide

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Paddington Neighbours and Area Guide

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Paddington is in the borough of City of Westminster, click the links to see other regions.
Located within the centre of the City of Westminster and less than two miles from Central London, Paddington is something of a transport hub for those coming from the west of the city. The name Paddington dates back to 1056, when is though to be derived from the Old English meaning Ďplace of the farmí.

When you first venture into Paddington itís hard to ascribe a character to it. The main landmark is the impressive Paddington Station, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Much of the area surrounding the station is filled with hotels, however wander up the Edgware Road for a few minutes and you will walk past tower blocks, local pubs and Church Street Market, selling fruit and veg as well as clothing. From glancing at the shops (in particular food) you will notice there are Jewish, Greek, Middle Eastern and Asian communities co-habiting; Paddington is also home to the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, the Lisson Gallery and the uber futuristic, impossible to find Nuffield Gym!

Nightlife, Bars & Clubs

Bars & Clubs in Paddington
Listings with reviews and more.

Restaurants

Restaurants in Paddington
Reviews, recommendations and more.

What's On in the area

May
5
Thu
UK Pensions Awards 2016
The Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London
May
6
Fri
The Magic Hour
Grand Royale Hyde Park, 1-9 Inverness Terrace, London

Apr
1
Fri
Spencer Finch at Lisson Gallery
Lisson Gallery, 27 Bell Street, London
Apr
1
Fri
John Latham at Lisson Gallery
Lisson Gallery, 52 Bell Street, London

Mar
1
Tue
Ma Dame Jazz
Ma Dame 58 Porschester Road
Jun
17
Tue
The Arch London Goes Back in Time With Launch of Retro Cocktails
The Arch London, 50 Great Cumberland Place, Marble Arch, London

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Our local trusted reviews...

[Nightlife]
Whisky Lounge
8/10
[Restaurant]
Island Restaurant & Bar
7/10
[Restaurant]
Zizzi
8/10

Experiences in the area...


The best places near here...

Al-Dar I
Best for...
  • Hubbly bubbly: London's best Shisha Pipe cafes and bars

Patogh
Best for...
  • Where to get London's best kebabs
  • Check out some alcohol-free bars!


Pearl Liang
Best for...
  • Mmmm: London's tastiest dim sum
  • Our favourite Chinese food restaurants

Dinings
Best for...
  • Restaurants which serve the best sushi in London
  • The best places to eat Japanese food



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Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion [37 businesses listed]


Food & Drink [223 businesses listed]


Health & Beauty [151 businesses listed]


Home & Garden [102 businesses listed]


Shops & Amenities [341 businesses listed]


Taxis & Transport [29 businesses listed]


Shopping Streets

Albion Street [2 shops]
Alexander Street [1 shop]
Bathurst Mews [3 shops]
Bathurst Street [6 shops]
Bayswater Road [6 shops]
Bishops Bridge Road [1 shop]
Botts Mews [1 shop]
Bourne Terrace [4 shops]
Bouverie Place [4 shops]
Brook Mews North [2 shops]
Burwood Place [1 shop]
Chepstow Road [17 shops]
Chilworth Street [3 shops]
Conduit Mews [1 shop]
Connaught Street [36 shops]
Courtnell Street [2 shops]
Craven Road [31 shops]
Craven Terrace [18 shops]
Edgware Road [290 shops]
Elms Mews [3 shops]
Gloucester Terrace [3 shops]
Harbet Road [1 shop]
Harrow Road [14 shops]
Hereford Road [4 shops]
Hyde Park [3 shops]
Hyde Park Gardens [1 shop]
Inverness Mews [1 shop]
Inverness Terrace [1 shop]
Joe Strummer Subway, Edgware Road [1 shop]
Kendal Street [12 shops]



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