Paxtons Head


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.

Venue Details & Map

Paxtons Head

153 Knightsbridge
+44 (0)20 7589 6627
Public transport:
Knightsbridge, Underground

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 12 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Paxtons Head

3.0 out of 5
30 July 2017
by E.V. S.

They seemed to only have one English ale on tap, Old Golden Hen. Maybe it's just not a good beer or maybe it was off. Either way I didn't enjoy it. I suppose one can't expect too much in this area. more

3.0 out of 5
11 January 2017
by Nicholas G.

I want to preface this with the fact that i had a good time here. Did not try the food but we posted up at the bar and were ordering drinks.

The guiness was poured beautifully and tasted like guiness i get anywhere else. Never understood the whole "perfect pour" thing.

The service is definitely a little slow. There was no one on our side sometimes and the place wasnt even too busy.

There... more

4.0 out of 5
24 October 2016
by William C.

I like this pub. Very good for the area, as it's across the road from the most expensive address in London. 75 Million will get you a perch at that gaff ! .Rent boys apart, its a solid pub. more

4.0 out of 5
03 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

2.0 out of 5
15 March 2015
by Corey S.

Solid enough pub. I've experienced better- we had to sit downstairs and the bar wasn't open, so we had no pub atmosphere, felt like we were just in a basement. We ordered some food (at the upstairs bar) and I had to carry both drinks, my set of cutlery, as well as the menu back down all my myself.

Food was okay, nothing to write home about. I had steak and ale pie, my girlfriend had fish and... more

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