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The Porchester

88 Bishops Bridge Road, London W2 5AA, England (Paddington / Maida Vale)
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Ranked #9,536 of 16,892 restaurants in London
Cuisines: Pub
Neighborhood: Paddington / Maida Vale
Most recent review
- May 7, 2014
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Paddington / Maida Vale
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16 reviews from our community

60% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We went to the Porchester to celebrate my graduation, my family came especially from Mexico and 30 minutes after sitting at the table my friend's large camera was gone. The pub was quite empty and the cabra was just next to my friends seat but they still managed without us noticing anything. Needless to say this ruined this evening as... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My partner and I enjoyed a lovely sunday roast a few weeks ago at the porchester. Lovely food, staff a bit slow but all in all good Sunday grub! !!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Guinness drinkers beware!!! £4.44 a pint of ice cold Guinness which was warm and disgusting!! they need to show their staff how to pull a pint! last visit to this dump Im afraid

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Thornhill, Canada
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My wife and I stopped in for lunch. Drinks were fine. Service was OK. Food was perfectly acceptable. Altogether, it was an average experience in an average pub.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

See above had a burger pitta bread and salad unfortunately the salad was not well washed and was gritty

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Toronto, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012 via mobile

Bar person didn't even know what to serve me when I asked for their darkest beer. Had to find the stout myself from their taps. Food was also pricy for portion and quality. Search for somewhere else.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Made to feel very inadequate by the bar manager in not ordering properly, any questions were treated as if ...what do you need to ask that for...the music was too loud for us to conduct conversation...but the food I can recommend . Wont see me again...

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Visited this pub in November for a meal but was told we were too early as food service was not due to start for 45 mins. Ok we said we will have a drink and wait but requested a look at the menu in the meantime. Well the menu never came in spite of constant requests, guess that was a... More

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Port Talbot, Wales
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

super choice of Beers and Lagers, very pleasant and competent mine host. Bar meals looked nice

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San Diego, CA
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

I love London, and have found some of the best restaurants there. We decided on this place because their special for the night was two hamburgers for the price of one. I don't eat a lot of meat, and haven't had a hamburger for ages. But, if they were all this good, I might make it a habit. Perfectly cooked,... More

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