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Victoria

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10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 2NH
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Mon to Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12noon-10.30pm | Food Mon to Sat 12noon-9.30pm, Sun 12noon-9pm

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VictoriaHigh 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 dated 28th June 1838 offering an account of the coronation of the young Queen Victoria adorns an opposing wall. Patterned wall paper, brightly coloured mirrors etched with intricate fleur-de-lys detail, wood panelling and intricate tile work, sepia-tinted, smoky brown prints of British Army regiments and a window inscribed with the royal motto capture the emotion of a time when the Empire was all important. This pub is pure patriotic Victoriana. Regally located on the corner of a terrace of smart cream houses, the Victoria provides a truly fascinating insight into a potent part of English history as well as offering a very pleasant drinking and eating venue. At one time divided into separate Public and Saloon bars, as was the custom, the downstairs area is now one big bar with fireplaces, unusual artefacts and a comfortingly local feel. The room upstairs with its open fires, comfy sofas and leather armchairs captures the mellow, respectable feel of the library of a Gentleman's Club. Just across the road from Hyde Park this is an off-the-beaten-track delight that combines old-fashioned charm with history and colour. If that's not enough Charlie Chaplin and Winston Churchill used to drink here - the pub was even Churchill's local for a time. What more excuse do you need?


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Paddington Tube Station
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Marylebone Railway Station
13 minutes walk
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Colonnades NCP
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Bell Street Car Park
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Hotel Indigo London Paddington
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 96 23% off
16 London Street, W2 | 4 minutes from Victoria
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
Royal Lancaster London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 149 29% off
Lancaster Terrace, W2 | 4 minutes from Victoria
The Royal Lancaster Hotel nestles up against Hyde Park - the perfect place for your morning stroll. Views are most notable from the top floor executive ... More
The Royal Park Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
3 Westbourne Terrace, W2 | 5 minutes from Victoria
Oozing sophistication this mid-19th-century townhouse strikes a traditional English tone.Furnished with Georgian and Victorian furniture,every bedroom is decorated with meticulous attention to detail.Beaudesert four-poster beds and ... More
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Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | Same location as Victoria
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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The Royal Exchange
London > Nightlife > Pubs
26 Sale Place, W2 | 6 minutes from Victoria
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
27-29 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London W1H | 8 minutes from Victoria
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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The Dog House
London > Nightlife > Bars
62 Seymour Street , W1H | 8 minutes from Victoria
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
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Sisu
London > Nightlife > Bars
535 Oxford Street, W1C | 11 minutes from Victoria
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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The Red Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
86-90 Park Lane, Marble Arch, Hyde Park, London W1K | 13 minutes from Victoria
With its vibrant red interior, the Red Bar at Grosvenor House Hotel is a distinctive destination and has become one of Mayfair's most iconic destinations. Open ... More
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Marble Arch Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 10 minutes from Victoria
Underbelly Productions, in association with Cameron Mackintosh, presents a pop-up theatre in Marble Arch, specifically ... More
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Cockpit Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 15 minutes from Victoria
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 | 15 minutes from Victoria
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Rob and Nick Carter
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5A Bathurst Street, W2 | 3 minutes from Victoria
Rob and Nicky Carter, the husband and wife artistic duo behind this art gallery in Connaught Village, have been working together as contemporary ... More
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St James's Church Sussex Gardens
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sussex Gardens, W2 | 4 minutes from Victoria
A grand, Victorian church, St James's is the parish church of Paddington. During its long history is has been frequented by some famous people including Robert ... More
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Merchant Square
London > Attractions >
W2 | 7 minutes from Victoria
A modern development at the heart of Paddington's waterways, Merchant Square is home to shops, restaurants and businesses as ... More
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Kindare
London > Shopping > Clothing
Connaught Street, W2 | 5 minutes from Victoria
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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Lyon & Turnbull
London > Shopping >
22 Connaught Street, W2 | 5 minutes from Victoria
Scottish auction house, Lyon & Turnbull , brings culture to Connaught Village. Operating since 1826, Lyon & Turnbull, is one of the longest established ... More
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Markus Coffee Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
13 Connaught Street, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from Victoria
Huge sacks brimming over with coffee beans of every different variety decorate the floorboards of this historic establishment. Savour the smells of freshly roasted and ground ... More
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Maximini Chinese Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
31-33 Sussex Place, Paddington, Paddington, London W2 | 1 minute from Victoria
Chinese Cuisine... More
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Noor Jahan 2
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
26 Sussex Place, Paddington, London W2 | 1 minute from Victoria
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
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Cristini
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
28 Sussex Place, Paddington, London W2 | 1 minute from Victoria
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 10 minutes from Victoria
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 | 18 minutes from Victoria
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 | 20 minutes from Victoria
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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Hyde Park Stables
London > Leisure > Activities
63 Bathurst Mews, Paddington, London W2 | 4 minutes from Victoria
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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Floating Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Merchant Square, Paddington, W2 | 7 minutes from Victoria
A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten section of the ... More
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Hyde Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | 9 minutes from Victoria
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical terms one huge, merging expanse. The 'split' dates back to 1728 when Queen Caroline, ... More
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 16 minutes from Victoria
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Victoria
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
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Royal Albert Hall
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Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 17 minutes from Victoria
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