It's always nice when an overhaul of a lovely old pub manages to retain its character while bringing new talents to the table - we went to check out The Cleveland Arms in Paddington.
So this is a rather lovely idea, next weekend the bustle of the kind of floating markets you're more likely to find in Bangkok will be coming to West London. For five days Paddington Central will play host to The Floating Market combining market stalls with boat traders.
On offer will be a wide range of food, drink and artisanal produce from local farmers as well as local producers such as Freddie's Flowers, Crazy Dave Cider, Local Honey Man, Lamar
Paddington Central's latest new offering is a collection of brand new street food all under one NYC 80's inspired roof. And there's a karaoke bar too.
Try something a different with Daisy Green's new pair of enormous barges, who'll be serving up Antipodean dinners, brunches, lunches and cocktails packed loads of fresh, strong flavours, all while floating on one of London's iconic canals.
Drawing on local inspiration from Borough Market, and not-so-local inspiration, The Pilgrm will be catering to the Paddington crowd with menus they're billing as “journeys in themselves”.
Have you been missing Paddington's Pergola - a collection of outdoor restaurants from the people behind Pergola on the Roof that ran throughout the summer months. Well, the hot weather dissapating hasn't put them off as they're coming back for the winter months too.
It'll be fully covered and weather-proofed, i.e. to cope with English weather, so you'll be able to enjoy the food on offer in comfort. And that roof will be see
Following the ongoing success of Pergola on the roof, there's another alfresco eating and drinking spot coming to London with Pergola Paddington Square.
Canalside instead of rooftop, this version of Pergola is bringing with it some new food and drink spots to Paddington (which will be very welcomed).
Food to expect is:
Paddington’s Merchant Square will be welcoming in a new restaurant just in time for Christmas. The Lockhouse will be offering drinking and dining with a focus on craft beer on tap, and a menu that’s big on choice.
On the food menu, there’ll be lots of burgers, including the Hot House that comes with a generous serving of sriracha, plus New York deli-style sandwiches and ‘Jam Jar’ salads,
If you've been to any of London Shell's pop-ups, you'll know that it's good news that this enthusiastic bunch of foodies have signed a deal to open a permanent restaurant in London. However, it's not bricks and mortar - more wood and steel. They'll be launching a floating restaurant on the Regent’s Canal at Paddington with dinner either moored up or on the move.
As you might expect from such a watery location, the menu focuses on seasonal seafood.
Giles Coren once called it "a staggering find: big, grown-up, lots of wood, but light and jolly with just a hint of foreign battles". Now Paddington's famous Frontline restaurant is having a major facelift.
If you haven't heard of the place before, it may be because this is the restaurant of a member's club (although it's always been open to the public). The Frontline Club is, as they describe themselves, "an internationally regarded watering hole for well-