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Grand Union

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45 Woodfield Road, Maida Vale, London W9 2BA
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Grand UnionIn a not particularly lovely area, this pub stands out as a particularly pleasant place to pass a lazy summer afternoon. The pub was completely re-done a few years ago and the stained carpets and horrendous wallpaper even your gran would baulk at have been stripped back to the really very serviceable original Victorian interior. Floor-to-ceiling dark wood and a brilliantly mixed crowd encompassing everyone from suits, to unemployed peaceniks and trendies surrounds you. If that's a little oppressive head for the slender spiral staircase which takes you downstairs and out on to the canalside terrace. Once one of the most important trade routes in the Western world the Grand Union Canal has fallen into disuse by all but a precious few barging enthusiasts. This pub is a great place to watch the narrow boats chug by. Many boats pull in and moor up whilst the occupants sink a few pints. Watching barge owners can be great fun - they're a strange tribe. The drinks menu leans towards the modern with plenty of wines and beers from across the Channel, but they haven't discarded the bitters which traditionally arrived on the canal. The menu is a similar mix of traditional with cosmopolitan touches. Their pies are delicious with succulent filling spilling out of crusty cases.


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79A Randolph Avenue, W9 | 15 minutes from Grand Union
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20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 18 minutes from Grand Union
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150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 18 minutes from Grand Union
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60 Great Western Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Grand Union
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36 Golborne Road, Notting Hill, London W10 | 6 minutes from Grand Union
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60 Great Western Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Grand Union
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The Idler Academy
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81 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 7 minutes from Grand Union
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Powis Square, Notting Hill, London W11 | 8 minutes from Grand Union
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Rough Trade West
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130 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 10 minutes from Grand Union
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5 Golbourne Road, Kilburn, London W10 | 5 minutes from Grand Union
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Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 10 minutes from Grand Union
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111-117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 13 minutes from Grand Union
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Rellik
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8 Golborne Road, Kilburn, London W10 | 6 minutes from Grand Union
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Appleby
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95 Westbourne Park Villas, Maida Vale, London W2 | 6 minutes from Grand Union
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Pistol Panties
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
75 Westbourne Park Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 7 minutes from Grand Union
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Mosob
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339 Harrow Road, Maida Vale, London W9 | 1 minute from Grand Union
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127 Westbourne Park Road, Maida Vale, London W2 | 6 minutes from Grand Union
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 32 minutes from Grand Union
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 32 minutes from Grand Union
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 36 minutes from Grand Union
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2A Bridstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 9 minutes from Grand Union
As Londoners struggle to relax in this bustling behemoth of a city, people seem to keep on finding new, bizarre ways to chill out. Float offers ... More
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 12 minutes from Grand Union
This spacious Westbourne Grove branch of beauty emporium Space NK is one of only two London stores to offer treatments at the luxurious Spa.NK. The shop, ... More
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Beethoven Street, W10 | 13 minutes from Grand Union
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 11 minutes from Grand Union
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Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 26 minutes from Grand Union
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