Paxtons Head

About

The Paxtons Head is located alongside the south end of Hyde Park, on the main road towards Kensington. It has original oak panels, etched mirrors and glass in the first floor bar and is grade 2 listed. This is an iconic traditional London pub and is well worth the visit for the atmosphere.

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Venue Details & Map

Paxtons Head

Address
153 Knightsbridge
Knightsbridge
London
SW1X 7PA
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7589 6627
Public transport:
Knightsbridge, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

Yelp

4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Paxtons Head

4.0 out of 5 3 October 2014
by Marc M.

Fantastic pub in Knightsbridge around the corner from Harrods. Big bar on the first floor and seating upstairs as well as a smaller bar with more seating downstairs.

Had the Cod and Chips which came with a piece of fried fish that was delicious and covered nearly the entire plate. Huge. Come hear with an appetite if you love fish and chips, because this is the place to be.

Of note, I...more

4.0 out of 5 27 October 2013
by Heather C.

Walking around Knightsbridge, we spotted Paxton's and had dinner there. It was quite crowded, but we managed to find a table in the pub.

The beer drinkers among us didn't know what they wanted, so our server, who was also tending bar, generously brought samples of several to try. Thank you! I just wanted to eat and not spend 20 minutes waiting for everyone else to ask 101 questions. I...more

4.0 out of 5 30 October 2012
by Rick A.

Passed by dozens of times on the No 9 & 10 buses but never stopped. great location and decent ales.

I would recommend it for a break from the Knightsbridge shopping and next time, I will likely use the pub for a pint whilst waiting for the 9 or 10 back to Kensington, especially if it is raining.

Part of the same chain as Tattersal, a couple of blocks away.more

3.0 out of 5 8 August 2012
by Tom Y.

Stopped in coming out of Hyde Park to grab couple of pints and to watch the Olympics, great thing was they had beers on tap that I didn't readily find in other places while I was in London. Had the cod and chips, it was ok nothing that blew my mind. There is a tiny bar area with pool table downstairs where the men's bathroom is at. This place was a local that was bought up, done back up by...more

3.0 out of 5 29 November 2010
by Mark T.

I am thinking 3.5 stars, but since that isn't an option, I will go 3 so as not to over inflate the review.

After leaving Harrod's, we were starving and it was very cold outside - so we tucked inside Paxton's Head. There were a couple of other spots on the street - a Chicago rib restaurant, which didn't sound terrible exciting (I can get ribs anywhere and it was rather pricey) and Mr. Chow,...more

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