Paddington Guide

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Paddington Neighbours and Area Guide

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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!

Nightlife, Bars & Clubs

Bars & Clubs in Paddington
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Restaurants in Paddington
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What's On in the area

Get the Trend workshop Marylebone
Barnardo's Shop, 7 George Street, Marylebone, London
Veronica Smirnoff: The Greater and Lesser Ways
Jessica Carlise, 4 Mandeville Place, London

The Understudy
Canal Café Theatre, Delamere Terrace, Little Venice, London
Forest on the Roof
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London

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Our local trusted reviews...

Nipa Thai
Whisky Lounge
Island Restaurant & Bar

Experiences in the area...

The best places near here...

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  • Where to get London's best kebabs
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  • 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 [150 businesses listed]

Home & Garden [99 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 [34 shops]
Courtnell Street [2 shops]
Craven Road [30 shops]
Craven Terrace [18 shops]
Edgware Road [288 shops]
Elms Mews [3 shops]
Gloucester Terrace [3 shops]
Harbet Road [1 shop]
Harley Street [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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