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The Porchester

88 Bishops Bridge Road, London W2 5AA, England (Paddington / Maida Vale)
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Ranked #9,480 of 17,204 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Pub
Neighborhood: Paddington / Maida Vale
Most recent review
- Aug 24, 2014
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Neighborhood: Paddington / Maida Vale
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great food, good service. A little slow getting the food out, but I couldn't help saying a quick thankyou to the chef when I noticed she was in there doing the lot by herself. She said there were normally two kitchen staff but her helper was off sick. Considering the amount of meals coming out I think it was amazing... More

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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
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145 reviews 145 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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
63 reviews 63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
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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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クライストチャーチ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Canutells
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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