Search > Paxton's Head

Paxton's Head

153 Knightsbridge

View on Map

Opening Hours

11-11 Mon-Thu; 11-Midnight Fri; 11-11 Sat; 12-11 Sun

Meal Times



Taylor Walker (Spirit)

About the Pub

A licensed premise has stood on this site since at least 1632. Now a magnet for tourists and Grade II listed, this majestic 1900-1902 ‘gin palace’ designed by the architect GD Martin has a central bar and superb etched glass mirrors, polished woodwork and tiles. It was originally the Marquis of Granby's Head but was rebuilt in 1851 and renamed after Sir Joseph Paxton, designer of the Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park that year. Both the elegant upstairs restaurant and the cosy Hydeaway Sports Bar downstairs, with TVs, pool and table football, can be booked for functions. This is a Taylor Walker pub and TW give a 10% discount on cask ale to CAMRA members showing a valid membership card. If there is a problem, CAMRA discounts are processed at Taylor Walker pub tills by simply pressing "payment", then pressing "promotions", and then pressing "CAMRA".

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Adnams Broadside
  • Fuller's London Pride

Guest Beers

This pub serves 3 guest beers.



  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Accompanied children welcome.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Pool, table football.

Email this pub to a friend

Paxton's Head, London
Paxton's Head, London

View on Larger Map


  • Underground Close to Underground/DLR
  • Bus Close to Bus Routes

Sat Nav Reference

51.501634, -0.162613

Nearby London Underground/DLR

Knightsbridge (150m)

  • Nearby Pubs
  • Recently Viewed Pubs

Submit Beer Scores

The National Beer Scoring System has been upgraded and is now fully integrated with, making finding a pub and scoring your beers much easier.

Beer scoring is only available to CAMRA members. To start scoring please login below or join CAMRA on the national website.

Join CAMRA | Member Login


Close overlay