Paxtons Head

153 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7PA

Paxtons Head is a traditional British pub in Knightsbridge serving great cask ales and freshly cooked traditional pub food.

The Paxtons Head is located alongside the south end of Hyde Park, on the main road towards Kensington. It is a superb example of Victorian architecture, and still boasts original oak panels, etched mirrors and extensive glass work. It is thought to be built around 1632 and became the Paxtons head in 1850s, referencing Joseph Paxton who designed the original Crystal Palace. During the development of the palace the workmen were housed in the pub. The pub's beautiful exterior and its traditional charm make this grade II listed building iconic amongst London pubs.

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  • About the Paxtons Head

    The Paxtons Head is located alongside the south end of Hyde Park, on the main road towards Kensington. Set on 3 floors this Victorian pub was built in around 1632 and became the Paxtons Head in the 1850's. 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.

    As a Taylor Walker pub, we are proud to offer freshly prepared British pub food and high quality drinks. With experienced and friendly staff, whether you are a cask ale fan, love a chilled glass of white wine or a freshly ground cup of coffee, we will serve you in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

    Join us for a classic British dish such as hand battered cod, chips and mushy or garden peas, a juicy rump steak burger and chips or a classic British roast seven days a week. Our pub food is freshly prepared and includes all your favourites. We also offer a range of sandwiches and wraps, all served by our welcoming and friendly team.

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