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The Porchester

#4,455 of 18,269 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
88 Bishops Bridge Road, London W2 5AA, England
+44 20 7229 2886
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (7 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (2 reviews)
“fritters” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
88 Bishops Bridge Road, London W2 5AA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Found this little gem just down the road from Bayswater Station and oh my what a treat! Great food, Great Atmosphere and the decor is as its not dull and grey like the others around it, its bright coloured and fun. The best part of...More

Thank WelshSurf
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I booked this in advance to watch a rugby match. They were accommodating in booking a table to meet our needs. It's a good place to watch sports with friends because the position of the TVs means it's easy to get a good view. The...More

Thank ClaireanneDub
Nicole M, General Manager at The Porchester, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Hi Claire, Thank you for taking the time to leave a kind review, we appreciate all feedback. We are really happy that you had a great time yesterday (we also love a fantastic game of rugby). Let us know if we can book you another...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived just after opening and after looking at simple menu, ordered burgers and sausage and mash. Burgers were excellent with great fries and sausage and mash was excellent. All piping hot and good size portion. Overall wort the money, only gripe as mentioned before in...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A nice funky little bar with snazzy decor and lovely fresh sunflowers on all the tables. Only minor gripe is the seats need a good steam clean as they're quite grotty and maybe the lights could have been dimmed slightly to create a bit of...More

Thank charleebee
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We met some friends at this hotel and once inside we were greeted by a friendly staff member who showed us to the table we had reserved. He helped us with some drinks and also made sure our children (6,8 and 13) were attended to...More

Thank R0hanL
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here during the Notting Hill carnival. Really entertained the carnival atmosphere of the event and served food and cocktails worthy of a Barbados beach bar. Nit a massive pub but loads of seating and placez to stand and socialise. Youngs pub so a decent...More

Thank cricketphil
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Do I seat myself or will someone seat me? Who knows? No signs and little help from the servers who are hanging out doing next to nothing. Once I sit, will anyone ever actually serve me? The food is mediocre, but it's cheap, so what...More

Thank jdhaski
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

It was Tuesday night so it must be time for a table quiz! Didn't take part but enjoyed trying to answer the questions. Pleasant atmosphere and a good pint of ale. Wines also available. A handy stop while waiting for a table at the Indian...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We stopped here for a nightcap on the way home from the tube station. Great comfortable pub with good drinks and a cozy atmosphere

1  Thank christina s
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Not a big menu (good thing) but it looked well thought out and covered most types of food. It was Sunday so roast was the order of the day and despite English roasts always being extremely large, I seemed to be the only one who...More

1  Thank Kiwi_73_Sydney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Bishops Bridge Road, London W2 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7229 2886
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