This Maida Vale gastropub is back with a bang as Henry Harris (formerly of Knightbridge's Racine, RIP) takes over the kitchen. It closed in August last year after a lengthy legal battle over rent increases. It will re-open in March 2018, with the new name Hero of Maida.
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“It’s transformed the area!”; this “surprise gem” is “just what Maida Vale has been waiting for” – “an exceptional local”, whose first-floor dining room provides quite “complex” cuisine, alongside matching wines. Top Menu Tip – an extensive gluten-free menu.
With its “buzzing bar on the ground floor, upstairs dining room and dining conservatory”, this Maida Vale gastropub wins all-round praise, including for its gourmet food at “neighbourhood prices”.
55 Shirland Rd, London, W9 2JD
Last orders: 10 pm, Sat & Sun 11 pm