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146 Praed StreetLondonW2 1EE
Neither a nice hotel bar nor a proper English pub. Decor resembles a Blake Edwards interpretation of a fraternity house basement. Try your luck elsewhere.more
If you need somewhere for a quiet drink and a sit down away from Paddington station but not too far then I highly recommend here.
We ended up here as I was meeting a friend at Paddington who had a few hours to kill. After using the Yelps to find somewhere this place came up as the nearest.
It's inside the Hilton and I'm not normally one for hitting hotel bars unless I'm staying there, but...more
This bar, although convenient in it's location next to the train station, is not quite what I had imagined as it could use a bit of a revamp and redesign.
The drinks were fairly priced, but there are really only very small tables for couples (and space for their baggage). It was quite quiet for a Friday, as we were the only people there, which I can imagine as it is part of a hotel and most...more
Have to say, Paddington is one area that is lacking in good bars & pubs. The pubs in the area are A-OK, nothing special, typical oldish English boozers.
There are not many places to have a nice cocktail, but this bar, based in the Hilton, is actually ok. It looks nice, has nice loungy seats and serves free nibbles with the drinks!
Good range of cocktails etc. Only thing, it is a bit pricey,...more
Average for a hotel bar - I remember when this hotel first opened the Steam bar was quite nice. It still has wooden floors and the same basic layout with some raised booths, but the decor has changed. Gone are the black and white images from the great age of train travel on the walls, replaced with a slightly cheap looking wood-veneer bar and olive and raspberry padded walls. Really. I guess...more