The Porchester Hall

 
 
ADDRESS
Porchester Road, Bayswater, London W2 5HS 
 
TELEPHONE
 

Nearby

 

The Porchester HallThe Porchester Hall is a grand building in the heart of Paddington, providing striking, plush surroundings for a whole host of events from wedding receptions to fashion shows to charity balls. Opening its doors in 1929, the Hall provided this west London community with a rather lovely place to hold dances and meetings and, with oak-panelled walls, crystal chandeliers and velvet drapes, it's still a traditionally elegant venue to have a bit of a do. Add to this the dance floor, the stage at one end of the hall (complete with art deco skylight) and the backstage Duchess of York room, not forgetting the fully licensed bar and kitchen facilities, and you've got everything you could possibly need and want to impress your guests.

 

Opening and closing times for The Porchester Hall

Today (Sunday) The Porchester Hall closes at 20.00

Monday:

6.30
-
22.00
 
 

Tuesday:

6.30
-
22.00
 
 

Wednesday:

6.30
-
22.00
 
 

Thursday:

6.30
-
22.00
 
 

Friday:

6.30
-
22.00
 
 

Saturday:

8.00
-
20.00
 
 

Sunday:

8.00
-
20.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - The Porchester Hall Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Royal Oak Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Bayswater Underground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Queen's Park Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Queensway Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
Bayswater Road NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring The Porchester Hall on LondonTown.com

 
London's Best Events 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near The Porchester Hall

Near The Porchester Hall
Blakemore Hyde Park Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  30% off
30 Leinster Gardens, W2 | 7 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Refurbished in 2012, the Blakemore is a great option for business or leisure trips. It is in an ideal location near to fantastic shopping on ... More
 
 
 
The Caesar Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  37% off
26-33 Queens Gardens., W2 | 7 minutes from The Porchester Hall
This designer hotel offers guests the ultimate in style and comfort. Bedrooms are beautifully decorated with modern furniture and bright fresh colours. Enjoy the tranquillity of ... More
 
 
 
Berjaya Eden Park London Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £33  42% off
35-39 Inverness Terrace, W2 | 7 minutes from The Porchester Hall
A relaxing spot in the heart of the busy city, the Berjaya Eden Park Hotel offers contemporary elegance in a welcoming and peaceful environment. Built way ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Historic Buildings nearest The Porchester Hall

Nearest to The Porchester Hall
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 17 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 23 minutes from The Porchester Hall
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 23 minutes from The Porchester Hall
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian townhouses ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Porchester Hall

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Porchester Hall
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jason's Canal Boat Trip
London > Attractions > Boats
Jason's Wharf, Opposite 60 Blomfield Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 7 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Jason's Trip takes passengers on a boat ride along the Regent's Canal, starting from Little Venice and heading all the way across North West London to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Art Work Space: The Hempel Hotel
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31-35 Craven Hill Gardens, Paddington, London W2 | 8 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Art Work Space is an independent art gallery on the lower ground floor of The Hempel hotel, showcasing emerging artists working in a variety of media ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | 10 minutes from The Porchester Hall
This truly magical place is a kiddie's wonderland and the ideal jaunt for family fun. The focal point of the commemorative Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near The Porchester Hall

Near The Porchester Hall
Now On
American Sniper (Over 18s)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 30th Jan to 5th Feb 2015 - Various Times
Odeon Whiteleys - The Lounge, Whiteleys Of Bayswater, Queensway, Bayswater, W2 | 4 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Born and raised in Odessa, Texas, Chris Kyle becomes a professional rodeo rider until injury forces him to reassess his priorities. He enlists with the military ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Big Hero 6 (Subtitled)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Monday 2nd February 2015 at 12.40pm & Wednesday 4th February 2015 at 6.45pm
Odeon Whiteleys, Queensway, Bayswater, W2 | 4 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Fourteen-year-old Hiro Hamada idolises his older brother Tadashi, who is one of the star pupils of Professor Robert Callaghan, head of the robotics program at San ...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Song Writing With Chris Difford
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 1st February 2015 - 11am-5pm
The Idler Academy, 81 Westbourne Park Road, W2 | 6 minutes from The Porchester Hall
A two part song writing course with world renowned Ivor Novello Award-winning lyricist Chris Difford of Squeeze....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Porchester Hall

Near The Porchester Hall
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Idler Academy
London > Entertainment >
81 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 6 minutes from The Porchester Hall
If you like your coffee with a strong shot of philosophy, The Idler Academy is the place for you. This cafe-cum-centre of learning was set up ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Tabernacle Arts Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Powis Square, Notting Hill, London W11 | 10 minutes from The Porchester Hall
This refurbished Victorian church has been converted into a multi-functional venue for arts and exhibitions. Facilities include a dance studio, theatre-style performance space, soundproofed production studio ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 13 minutes from The Porchester Hall
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near The Porchester Hall

The best shops and markets near The Porchester Hall
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Porchester Spa
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
The Porchester Centre, Bayswater, London W2 | Same location as The Porchester Hall
Original Art Deco spa and treatment centre. A decidedly more relaxing London experience, Porchester Spa isn’t a homogenous treatment centre that could be located anywhere in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gina Conway Aveda Lifestyle Salon
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
62 Westbourne Grove Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 3 minutes from The Porchester Hall
This excellent hair and beauty clinic on the Westbourne Grove Road offers the full range of cutting, styling and beauty treatments. Gina Conway is an American ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Artisan du Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
81 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 4 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Ever tried lapsang souchong flavoured chocolate? How about Sichuan pepper or red wine and tobacco? If not, you probably haven't yet visited L'Artisan du Chocolat, an ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near The Porchester Hall

What are the best dining options near The Porchester Hall London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mr Fish
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
9 Porchester Road, Paddington, London W2 | 1 minute from The Porchester Hall
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Antony's
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
54 Porchester Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from The Porchester Hall
Polish cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. Occasional live entertainment. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bengal
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
62A Porchester Road, W2 | 1 minute from The Porchester Hall
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Porchester Hall

Near The Porchester Hall
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 23 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 28 minutes from The Porchester Hall
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 32 minutes from The Porchester Hall
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Porchester Hall

The Porchester Hall gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Bayswater
London > Leisure > Activities
Whiteleys, 6 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from The Porchester Hall
A Vogue shoot with hot model Daisy Lowe just goes to show the height of hip that All Star Lanes has reached. This fun bowling alley ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Float
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
2A Bridstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 5 minutes from The Porchester Hall
As Londoners struggle to relax in this bustling behemoth of a city, people seem to keep on finding new, bizarre ways to chill out. Float offers ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from The Porchester Hall
This spacious Westbourne Grove branch of beauty emporium Space NK is one of only two London stores to offer treatments at the luxurious Spa.NK. The shop, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near The Porchester Hall

The best pubs near London The Porchester Hall.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Prince Bonaparte
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
80 Chepstow Road, Notting Hill, London W2 | 5 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Situated in the heart of London's trendy Notting Hill area, The Prince Bonaparte gastropub offers a warm atmosphere that most other pubs simply cannot. The warmth ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
89 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 6 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Sitting on top of a noisy, packed pub, this dining room serves excellent traditional British food at steep prices. The Cow is hugely popular with locals, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Idlewild
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, London W9 | 9 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Glamourous gastropub with a cocktail bar upstairs, Idlewild in Maida Vale has something for everyone if you enjoy fine dining and casually chic surroundings. From the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Porchester Hall

The Porchester Hall clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 3 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Boasting an elegant design, this large venue is a popular place for perusing the long and imaginative cocktail list. Westbourne House is more of a bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 12 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Star
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 13 minutes from The Porchester Hall
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Porchester Hall

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Porchester Hall.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 14 minutes from The Porchester Hall
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 17 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 21 minutes from The Porchester Hall
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
 

Also in Porchester Road

Our recommendations in the same street as The Porchester Hall

 
No.
Title
Category
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for The Porchester Hall

The Porchester Hall, The Porchester Hal
 
 

Hotels Near

The Porchester Hall

 
 
Near The Porchester Hall All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near The Porchester Hall

 
 
 
Song Writing With Chris Difford
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

The Idler Academy 6 minutes walk from The Porchester Hall

A two part song writing course with world renowned Ivor Novello Award-winning lyricist Chris Difford of Squeeze....More

Funoon Wa Alwne
Dance | On 1st February 2015 

Cockpit Theatre 19 minutes walk from The Porchester Hall

...More

Serpentine Family Day: Light
Exhibitions | On 1st February 2015 

Serpentine Gallery 20 minutes walk from The Porchester Hall

...More

Classical Coffee Mornings: BLOCK4
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Royal Albert Hall 23 minutes walk from The Porchester Hall

The London based recorder quartet, featuring Emily Bannister, Lucy Carr, Katie Cowling and Rosie Land, performs classical works....More

Kensal Kotch
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st February 2015 

Paradise by Way of Kensal Green 1.44 miles from The Porchester Hall

The Caporali Brothers play vocal house, remixes and throwback disco....More

Dino Scene Investigation
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2015 

Natural History Museum 1.52 miles from The Porchester Hall

Drop-in fossil workshop....More

Royal Academy Of Music Richard Lewis Song Circle
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Wigmore Hall 1.76 miles from The Porchester Hall

The ensemble performs works by Schubert....More

Robin Tritschler & Graham Johnson
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Wigmore Hall 1.76 miles from The Porchester Hall

Tenor Robin Tritschler and pianist Graham Johnson perform a programme featuring Schumann's Kernerlieder Op 35, Vaughan Williams's Orpheus with his ...More

Nash Ensemble And Richard Hosford
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Wigmore Hall 1.76 miles from The Porchester Hall

Nash Ensemble, the Wigmore Hall's Chamber Ensemble in Residence, with Richard Hosford clarinettist, performs Haydn's String Quartet in B Flat ...More

The Geekatorium with Jarred Christmas
Comedy | On 1st February 2015 

The Phoenix 1.96 miles from The Porchester Hall

Gags, storytelling and improvisations from the New Zealand stand-up as he rants about various stages of his life....More

 

Trending Now

 
 
Family Friendly Events in London
Family Friendly Events in London

This February half-term, from Monday 16th until Friday 20th February 2015, children can meet the animal actors of the ...More

 
February 2015 Half Term in London
February 2015 Half Term in London

London has a generous programme of family friendly events and activities this half term, as well as a great selection ...More

 
American Buffalo
American Buffalo
Theatre | 16th April 2015 - 27th June 2015 

Wyndham's Theatre

Homeland star Damian Lewis stars in Daniel Evans' production, of David Mamet's drama, American Buffalo, in which three small-time crooks ...More

 
Kylie Minogue, Grace Jones and Chic feat Nile Rodgers
Kylie Minogue, Grace Jones and Chic feat Nile Rodgers
Concerts | On 21st June 2015 

Hyde Park

It's a day of disco in the park when Australian pop star Kylie Minogue joins up with special guests Grace ...More

 
Flipping Marvellous Pancake Race
Flipping Marvellous Pancake Race
Exhibitions | On 17th February 2015 

The Scoop at More London

Following a warm up (led by a giant chicken) teams representing local London businesses take part in the Flipping Marvellous ...More

 
Harry Potter Animal Actors: Hedwig and Crookshanks
Harry Potter Animal Actors: Hedwig and Crookshanks
Kids Events | 13th February 2015 - 25th February 2015 

Warner Bros Studio Tour London

This half-term a menagerie of animals - owls, cats and a toad - will return to the Harry Potter sets ...More

 
The Dark Side Of Love: The Valentine's Masked Ball
The Dark Side Of Love: The Valentine's Masked Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th February 2015 

The Coronet Theatre

The eve of Valentine's Day falls on Friday 13th this year, providing the perfect opportunity to celebrate the darker side ...More

 
The Tommy Tucker
The Tommy Tucker
Opened January 2015 

Award-winning chef Claude Compton, together with Jim Morris and George McCabe - the team behind critically acclaimed neighbourhood restaurant Claude's ...More

 
Le Chabanais
Le Chabanais
Opened March 2015 

The first overseas outpost for the well-known Paris bistro Le Chateaubriand, Le Chabanais, open on Mayfair's Mount Street in March ...More

 
Zetter Townhouse Marylebone
Opens 1st February 2015 

Mark Sainsbury and Michael Benyon's Zetter Group - which owns the Zetter and Zetter Townhouse, famous for ...More

 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near The Porchester Hall

From cheap budget hotels to luxury 5 star suites see our deals for The Porchester Hall hotels, including The Caesar Hotel London from 84% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960