RestaurantsLondonBayswaterW2

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Summary

£80
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

One of London’s original gastropubs, Tom Conran’s Irish-themed “neighbourhood joint” in Bayswater still hits the spot after nearly 30 years. “Whoever is in the kitchen does a terrific job, as the food is delicious”. It “can be noisy with bigger parties” and “the upstairs dining room is only small” – but you can always eat in the main bar.

Summary

£77
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Almost 30 years on, Tom Conran’s Irish-themed gastropub is “still ace”“all chaos and noise; with happy, if haphazard service; plus excellent prawns by the half-pint, and outstanding fish soup (of sonorous depth, with generous chunks of fish and a whopping kick of chilli and love)” – and of course “a fine pint of Guinness”. Top Tip – “downstairs is where the atmosphere is”, not the cramped first-floor dining room.

Summary

£64
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still a top fish stew and the atmosphere is as good as ever”, say fans of Tom Conran’s Irish-themed gastropub on the Notting Hill/Bayswater border, known for its seafood, Guinness and good craic. It’s become much less commented-on, however, in recent years.

Summary

£62
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A long-time local favourite” that celebrated its 25th anniversary last year: Tom Conran’s Irish-themed gastroboozer on the Notting Hill-Bayswater border is “always relaxed”, with “reliably good food” (both in the bustling downstairs bar, and the cute, cramped first floor). Despite its name, the focus is on seafood (oysters washed down with a pint o’ Guinness being the classic choice here).

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Restaurant details

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No dress code
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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£11.50 £22.50 £9.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £27.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £2.50
Service 12.50%
89 Westbourne Park Rd, London, W2 5QH
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Opening hours
Monday11 am‑11 pm
Tuesday11 am‑11 pm
Wednesday11 am‑11 pm
Thursday11 am‑11 pm
Friday11 am‑11 pm
Saturday11 am‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑10 pm

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