Smith's Bar & Grill


Just take a quick walk from Paddington Tube station, and you will come across Smith's Restaurant & Bar overlooking the Grand Union canal in the heart of London.

Smith's delivers a delectable selection of dishes every day, with a menu that includes exquisite steaks, fresh seafood, salads, and sides. Open for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner and serving Sunday Roasts. 

Their massive outdoor dining area is kitted out with umbrellas, seasonal flower décor and garden furniture, perfectly placed to enjoy cocktails and al-fresco meals all year round. Tables on the gorgeous terrace are bookable; should the weather disappoint, you can still enjoy your time as the terrace is well-equipped with heaters and covers.

The modern and professional décor helps to create a perfect setting for after-work drinks and cocktails, which, coupled with happy hour prices, creates an atmosphere too tempting to miss.

  • Aperitivo Hour - Buy 1 Get 1 Free Cocktails Every Friday & Saturday 6pm - 8pm
  • Bottomless Brunch, £39pp - 2 Courses and Unlimited Prosecco, Mimosas and Bellinis. Available every Saturday 12pm - 5pm
  • Sunday Roast & Free-Flowing Red Wine every Sunday 12pm - 5pm


What's on

Carnival New Year's Eve Party
Whether you line up drinks at the bar, or down to supper or need to truly stir it up with various meals, banging drinks and exciting Entertainment…

Sat, 31st Dec 2022 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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Offer Availability
Seasonal Set Menu. 2 courses £20, 3 courses £25!
Available Monday - Friday 12pm - 6pm.
Monday 12:00 – 18:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 18:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 18:00
Thursday 12:00 – 18:00
Friday 12:00 – 18:00
Aperitivo Hour: Buy 1 cocktail get the same one FREE.
Buy 1 get the same cocktail for free. Available Friday - Saturday 6pm - 8pm. Please note, the offer is available at the bar area only. The offer doesn’t apply on restaurant bookings
Friday 18:00 – 20:00
Saturday 18:00 – 20:00
Christmas Specials
Get into the Christmas Spirit with our delicious festive specials.
Monday 12:00 – 22:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 22:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 22:00
Thursday 12:00 – 22:00
Friday 12:00 – 22:00
Saturday 12:00 – 21:30
Sunday 12:00 – 22:00
Bottomless Brunch, £39pp
Enjoy unlimited prosecco, bellini and mimosas for 90 minutes with 2 Course Brunch, all just for £39 per person.
Saturday 12:00 – 15:00
NYE Carnival Dinner
Our New Year's Eve event will be held on December 31st from 7pm until 3am. Tickets are available for two seating: the first seating is at 7pm until 9:30pm (£100pp), and the second seating is from 10pm until 3am (£150pp). Both tickets include a 5-course menu with a glass of champagne on arrival, and there will be dancers, a glitter face painter, a DJ who will get you dancing…and more surprises!
Saturday 19:00 – 22:00
NYE Drinks
If you're looking for a New Year's Eve celebration that is not a dinner, we have just what you need. Join us for drinks and book Bar Service Table with a minimum spend of £250. Our bar service tables will be available from 7pm – 9.30pm and 10pm until 3am, with a selection of snacks and drink options available throughout the night
Saturday 19:00 – 22:00
World Cup 2022 - Screening
If you're looking for an exciting new way to experience the World Cup, you'll love watching it on Smith's' two three-meter wide screens. In addition to these massive screens, there are also plenty of seats available—perfect for when you want to come with friends, family, or coworkers.
Monday 12:00 – 22:30
Tuesday 12:00 – 22:30
Wednesday 12:00 – 22:30
Thursday 12:00 – 22:30
Friday 12:00 – 22:30
Saturday 12:00 – 22:30
Sunday 12:00 – 22:30


  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access
  • No Door Charge
  • Smart casual


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 8:00 23:00
Tuesday 8:00 23:00
Wednesday 8:00 23:00
Thursday 8:00 23:00
Friday 8:00 23:00
Saturday 8:00 23:00
Sunday 8:00 22:30

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Sunday 1st January 2023 - -
Saturday 31st December 2022 19:00 3:00
Saturday 24th December 2022 12:00 23:00
Sunday 25th December 2022 12:00 23:00
Monday 26th December 2022 12:00 23:00



Smith's Bar & Grill, 25, Sheldon Square, Paddington, W2 6EY



Nearest Station

Paddington (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Breakfast, Burgers, Grill, Roast Dinner, Seafood, Brunch, Bottomless Brunch, Bar Snacks and Fine Dining food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Providing everything you would expect from a grill restaurant. Alongside their hot and cold canapés and bar snacks, there isn't an appetite Smiths Bar and Grill hasn't catered for.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Exclusive Venue Hire Venue Hire 220 400 - from 8,000 -

Be it a wedding, on-location filming, product launch or entertainment event, private lunch or dinner party, standing drinks reception, exhibition, or presentation of any size - Smith's dedicated Events Team will make sure your event is a stunning, memorable occasion.

Smith's Bar & Grill comprises a Restaurant, Bar, and Lounge areas and an Outside Terrace with seating.

The entire venue can have 220 seated guests for a dining event and up to 400 standing guests.

Exclusive Restaurant Hire Private Room 100 200 - from £4,000 -

Indulge in the unique botanical atmosphere and enjoy seasonal food, exceptional cocktails, and an exquisite selection of wines at Smith’s Bar & Grill.

With lanterns, bamboo pendants, and plants hanging from the ceiling, a beautiful plant-based wall and dark burgundy and emerald furniture create a lavish ambience for any event.

The restaurant accommodates up to 100 guests for a dining event & up to 200 guests for a standing reception. 

Lounge & Bar Hire Private Room 0 300 - from £6000 -

Our semi-private lounge is an open and airy space with high ceilings and a large bar. Guests can enjoy their drinks while taking in the view of the Grand Union Canal through the floor-to-ceiling windows.

The area is perfect for both social and corporate events, such as networking, corporate drinks reception, and more.

Our lounge and bar can accommodate up to

300 standing guests, making it ideal for events of all sizes.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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