Merchant Square A modern development at the heart of Paddington's waterways, Merchant Square is home to shops, restaurants and businesses as well as two beautiful lifting bridges and London's first Floating Pocket Park. Thomas Heatherwick's Rolling Bridge has become a tourist attraction in its own right and the cantilevered Fan Bridge, designed by Knight Architects, only adds to the attractions of this corner of west London. The three-metre-wide moving structure spanning 20 metres across the head of Paddington Basin uses an action similar to that of a traditional Japanese fan. Both bridges open at midday every Wednesday and Friday and at 2pm on Saturdays.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Edgware Road Tube Station
2 minutes walk
Paddington Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Car Parks

Car Parks

Bell Street Car Park
2 minutes walk
Church Street Masterpark
4 minutes walk

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Hilton London Metropole Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 91 37% off
225 Edgware Road, W2 | 1 minute from Merchant Square
The Hilton London Metropole is a large modern hotel on Edgware Road, nearby to Madame Tussauds, London Zoo, Hyde Park and Paddington Station, making it easily ... More
Hilton London Paddington Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 93 41% off
Praed street, W2 | 6 minutes from Merchant Square
Originally built in 1854 - and thoroughly modernised in 2002 and again in 2012 - the Hilton London Paddington is a grand Victorian hotel that's certainly ... More
Hotel Indigo London Paddington
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 88 22% off
16 London Street, W2 | 6 minutes from Merchant Square
Bright carpets, coloured glass and funky décor help create a warm welcome at this brand new hotel three minutes walk from Paddington - a useful transport ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Merchant Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Merchant Square
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Subway Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Edgware Road Subway, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from Merchant Square
Take the pedestrian subway below Edgware Road and Harrow Road and you'll come across a hidden corner of culture in the Subway Gallery. Situated under landmarks ... More
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Mark Jason Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Bell Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Merchant Square
After several years healthy trading since 2001, the Mark Jason Gallery moved premises to Edgware Road from New Bond Street. This is a great gallery founded ... More
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Paddington Central
London > Attractions >
1A Sheldon Square, W2 | 7 minutes from Merchant Square
A peaceful canal-side new development within walking distance of Paddington Station and Marble Arch, Paddington Central is an 11 acre site, home to big ... More
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Entertainment near Merchant Square

Near Merchant Square
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Cockpit Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 7 minutes from Merchant Square
A vibrant fringe theatre in Marylebone, the Cockpit Theatre was designed by Edward Mendelsohn and built in 1969-70. Notable as London's first purpose-built theatre in-the-round since ... More
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Puppet Theatre Barge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 10 minutes from Merchant Square
For a completely different kind of theatre experience, hop on board the Puppet Theatre Barge. Launched in 1982, this floating puppet theatre has 50 seats and ... More
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The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from Merchant Square
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
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Shopping near Merchant Square

The best shops and markets near Merchant Square
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The Girl Can't Help It
London > Shopping > Clothing
Alfies Antiques Market, 13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 7 minutes from Merchant Square
This is a veritable treasure trove of sumptuous, genuine, vintage clothing put together by Sparkle Moore and Cad van Swankster and housed on the ground floor ... More
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Alfie's Antique Market
London > Shopping > Markets
13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 7 minutes from Merchant Square
Alfie's, one of the largest indoor antique markets in London, is a well known secret among decorators and interior designers who come to trawl the stalls ... More
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Kindare
London > Shopping > Clothing
Connaught Street, W2 | 8 minutes from Merchant Square
Offering customised luxury clothing for men and women, worn by the likes of Christina Ricci, HRH Princess Beatrice and Kate Hudson , Kindare on Connaught ... More
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Restaurants near Merchant Square

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KuPP
London > Restaurants >
5 Merchant Square, Unit 53, W2 | 2 minutes from Merchant Square
KuPP, a Scandinavian inspired restaurant, bar, cafe and store on the Paddington Basin, encourages its customers to 'fika', a common Swedish concept meaning to ... More
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Satay House
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
13 Sale Place, Paddington, Paddington, London W2 | 3 minutes from Merchant Square
There's been a smart refurbishment and reopening at this much-loved Malaysian local, but fortunately nothing seems to have really changed, apart from a some smart design-work ... More
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Tarboush
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
143 Edgware Road, Paddington, London W2 | 3 minutes from Merchant Square
Lebanese restaurant Tarboush is a perennially popular pit-stop on the Edgware Road, catering to a young, upbeat crowd of Londoners in relaxed, unstuffy surroundings. Boasting a ... More
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Education near Merchant Square

Near Merchant Square
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 17 minutes from Merchant Square
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 17 minutes from Merchant Square
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 21 minutes from Merchant Square
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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Leisure near Merchant Square

Merchant Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Floating Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Merchant Square, Paddington, W2 | 1 minute from Merchant Square
A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten section of the ... More
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The Landmark Spa & Health Club
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Merchant Square
The spa in the basement of the Landmark London hotel is small but spoiling with luxury ESPA treatments and the use of the 15-metre swimming pool. ... More
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Hyde Park Stables
London > Leisure > Activities
63 Bathurst Mews, Paddington, London W2 | 11 minutes from Merchant Square
Hop on a steed and trot your way through one of London's most central parks, courtesy of those lovely equestrian types at Hyde Park Stables. The ... More
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Pubs near Merchant Square

The best pubs near London Merchant Square.
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The Green Man
London > Nightlife > Pubs
308 Edgware Road, W2 | 2 minutes from Merchant Square
Taking previously run down neighbourhood pubs and preserving them by adding backpacker hostels to the upper floors, PubLove operates six leased pubs across London. The ... More
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
27-29 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London W1H | 5 minutes from Merchant Square
Certainly one of the oddest and most patriotic pubs in London, The Windsor Castle is more a museum to the essence of old-fashioned Englishness than a ... More
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Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 8 minutes from Merchant Square
High up on a wall, behind the counter of this opulent, smart Victorian pub is a clock dated 1864. A framed copy of the Sun newspaper ... More
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Nightlife near Merchant Square

Merchant Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Dog House
London > Nightlife > Bars
62 Seymour Street , W1H | 11 minutes from Merchant Square
Located beneath Italian restaurant Bernardi's . The Dog House is a playful basement cocktail bar that serves classic and modern Italian cocktails as well as Negroni, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Purl
London > Nightlife > Bars
50/54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 14 minutes from Merchant Square
Drinks come with a pre warning at this flamboyant cocktail bar. Purl is a speakeasy bar that prides itself in its extravagant cocktail menu, which sees ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sisu
London > Nightlife > Bars
535 Oxford Street, W1C | 14 minutes from Merchant Square
A rooftop where you can get Negronis on tap in Scandinavian-inspired surrounds, Sisu takes over the fourth floor spot overlooking Oxford Street where Notch popped ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Merchant Square.
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 15 minutes from Merchant Square
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 22 minutes from Merchant Square
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 22 minutes from Merchant Square
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