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Heron

Norfolk Crescent
Paddington
LONDON
W2 2DN

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 3, 6 - 10 Mon - Fri
5.30 - 10 Sat & Sun

Owner

Star (Heineken UK)

About the Pub

Built in 1972 as part of the Hyde Park Estate, the one room bar interior whilst spacious has the cosy feel of a Swiss chalet. A silver birch shelters the adjacent beer-garden. As well as two cask ales there's a range of bottled and draft (keg) craft ales available. Three large screens await your sporting interest: the sound levels are kept moderately low and reasonably unobtrusive. There is a downstairs Thai restaurant; it supplies the food in the bar.

Historic Interest

The pub is built at the foot of the Water Gardens Estate, a 1960s luxury gated development designed by Trehearne and Norman, Preston and Partners for the Church Commissioners. Originally belonging to the Bishop of London, the Hyde Park Estate triangular area saw considerable development in the 19th century, passing to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners in 1836. World War II damage led to re-building post-war to the general plan of Charles Anthony Minoprio (designer of the Whitgift Centre Croydon, planner of Crawley and other town and city plans and masterplans in the UK and overseas). Many of the early-19th century terraces were demolished starting in 1957, to be replaced by high density yet expensive private housing in partnership with Wates, property companies controlled by Max Rayne, and Basil & Howard Samuel. While neither the pub nor the Water Gardens are listed, they are adjacent to the Bayswater Conservation Area.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Fuller's London Pride
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Westons Old Rosie.

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Limited: with steps up to enter the pub; the toilets are downstairs.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    There's a narrow terrace at the front, and garden at the side, both with tables and chairs.

  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    Separately-run Thai restaurant in the basement.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Heron

Norfolk Crescent
Paddington
LONDON
W2 2DN

Sat Nav Reference

51.517007, -0.168115

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

TfL: (6, 7, 16, 23, 36, 98, 414, 436 )

Nearby Station (500m)

Paddington

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (350m)

Edgware Road (Circle & District Line)

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