Paddington Guide

Your All In London guide to Paddington

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 ‘place of the farm’.

When you first venture into Paddington it’s 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!

Which borough is Paddington in?
Paddington is in the borough of City of Westminster

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What's On

The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Paddington.

Nov
7
Fri
The Romanian Imaginarium - An Illustrated Introduction
Romanian Cultural Centre in London (RCC), Manchester Square, 18 Fitzhardinge Street, London
Jan
5
Mon
Gallery Artists' Group Show
Hay Hill Gallery, 35 Baker Street, London
Feb
1
Sun
Exhibition
Graham Hunter Gallery, 81 Baker Street, London
Jan
30
Fri
Art Exhibition
Lisson Gallery, 52 – 54 Bell Street, London
Jan
30
Fri
Tony Oursler: template/variant/friend/stranger
Lisson Gallery, 52 – 54 Bell Street, London
May
23
Fri
UK's Hottest Beauty Fix – Szechuan Chillies at Royal China Club
Royal China Club, 40-42 Baker Street, London
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Our local reviews...

NIGHTLIFE
The Yorkshire Grey
7/10
NIGHTLIFE
Smugglers Tavern
7/10
DINING
Shoryu Ramen
8/10
NIGHTLIFE
Bunch Of Grapes
7/10

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Food & Drink 200 businesses listed


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