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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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Lanark Road NCP
 
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The Colonnade Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £72  42% 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
 
 
 
Europa House Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £166  32% 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
 
 
 
The Caesar Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £21  40% off
26-33 Queens Gardens., W2 | 15 minutes from Idlewild
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London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
Jason's Wharf, Opposite 60 Bloomfield Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 4 minutes from Idlewild
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th September 2017 - 7pm-8.30pm
Idlewild, Bridge House Pub, Delamere Terrace, W2 | 5 minutes from Idlewild
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Idlewild, Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 5 minutes from Idlewild
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London > Entertainment >
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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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Raoul's Cafe Maida Vale
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23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 32 minutes from Idlewild
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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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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
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127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 13 minutes from Idlewild
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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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5A Formosa Street, Maida Vale, Maida Vale, London W9 | 3 minutes from Idlewild
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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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London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 12 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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Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 26 minutes from Idlewild
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 30 minutes from Idlewild
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