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55 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, London W9 2JD
 
 
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Mon & Thu 4pm-11.30pm, Fri 4pm-12midnight, Sat 11am-12midnight, Sun 11am-10.30pm
 

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IdlewildGlamourous 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 same team behind the Ruby cocktail bars - see Ruby & Sequoia for a taster - Idlewild is their take on how a premium pub should be run. As well as the bar restaurant with its 26ft long solid pewter bar on the ground floor there's a lovely walled courtyard garden. In summer the courtyard garden is a perfect hideaway on hot summer days. On weekends, DJs and live music create a buzz in the apartment style cocktail bar on the first floor where party goers are overshadowed by the elegant glass chandelier.

 

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Queen's Park Overground Station
 
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Lanark Road NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
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The Colonnade Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £63  37% off
2 Warrington Crescent, W9 | 3 minutes from Idlewild
Little Venice's tranquil waterways, colourful narrow boats and meandering canals are easily reached from The Colonnade hotel, which is also conveniently located for easy access to ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £166  24% off
79A Randolph Avenue, W9 | 6 minutes from Idlewild
In London's leafy Little Venice, Europa House offers 14 extremely spacious apartments in an elegant regency townhouse, with three acres of award-winning private gardens.  One of London's ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  22% off
26-33 Queens Gardens., W2 | 15 minutes from Idlewild
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The Cow
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54 - 56 Formosa Street, Little Venice, Little Venice, London W9 | 2 minutes from Idlewild
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Red Pepper
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8 Formosa Street, Maida Vale, London W9 | 3 minutes from Idlewild
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The Summerhouse
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
Jason's Wharf, Opposite 60 Bloomfield Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 4 minutes from Idlewild
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The Little Christmas Tree
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd December 2017 to 7th January 2018
Idlewild, Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 5 minutes from Idlewild
The Little Christmas Tree is a bit wonky so no one wants to buy it in this festive puppet show for children as young as three, ...More
 
 
 
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Geppetto: Extraordinary Extremities
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th Jan 2018 - 7.30pm-8.30pm
Idlewild, Bridge House Pub, Delamere Terrace, W2 | 5 minutes from Idlewild
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Joey's Circus Comes to Town
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th January to 18th March 2018
Idlewild, Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 5 minutes from Idlewild
A fun adventure for all the family, suitable for everyone down to 3 year olds, in which Joey the Clown brings a circus to town. The ...More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
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The Idler Academy
London > Entertainment >
81 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from Idlewild
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
 
 
 
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Lord's Cricket Ground
London > Entertainment > Spectator Sport
Lords Cricket Ground St. Johns Wood Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 14 minutes from Idlewild
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London > Attractions > Boats
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Sheldon Square, Paddington, London W2 | 9 minutes from Idlewild
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Maida Vale
London > Shopping > Specialists
123 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, Maida Vale, London W9 | 5 minutes from Idlewild
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Raoul's Cafe Maida Vale
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
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London > Education > Other Attractions
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La Cucina Caldesi
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118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 32 minutes from Idlewild
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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
 
 
 
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Iyengar Yoga Institute
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223a Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, London W9 | 11 minutes from Idlewild
The only purpose-built yoga centre in Europe boasts two yoga studios with underfloor heating. The specially designed skylights, built into the building's structure, make maximum use ... More
 
 
 
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Float
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
2A Bridstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 12 minutes from Idlewild
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
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 13 minutes from Idlewild
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
 
 
 
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Idlewild
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, London W9 | Same location as Idlewild
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
 
 
 
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Prince Alfred & Formosa Dining Rooms
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93 Warrington Crescent, Maida Vale, London W9 | 5 minutes from Idlewild
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60 Great Western Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 11 minutes from Idlewild
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The Italian Job Notting Hill
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45 All Saints Road, W11 | 15 minutes from Idlewild
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 18 minutes from Idlewild
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 30 minutes from Idlewild
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
 
 
 
 

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The Little Christmas Tree
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The Little Christmas Tree is a bit wonky so no one wants to buy it in this festive puppet show ...More

 
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The Showroom Gallery 12 minutes walk from Idlewild

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The Tabernacle Arts Centre 15 minutes walk from Idlewild

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Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2018 

Lisson Gallery 17 minutes walk from Idlewild

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A Farewell To Art: Chagall, Shakespeare And Prospero
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

The Ben Uri Gallery 18 minutes walk from Idlewild

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