Overlooking the Grand Union Canal in Paddington Basin, Lockhouse is a melting pot of uber-modern style with urban, vintage charm, offering an iconic and unique backdrop.

Serving an authentic mix of classic and award-winning burgers, fresh fish specials and seasonal dishes, Lockhouse is an all-day hangout with a menu that effortlessly fuses grab and go dining with informal and relaxed, speedy table service.

All this plus an enviable selection of the best craft beers – draught and bottled, with weekly specials and up to 20 international craft beers on tap, a well-crafted cocktail menu and a simple, one price fits all range of premium wines.

Private Bookings

Comprising of a light and airy bar and restaurant along with a more cosy and secluded Mezzanine area, Lockhouse is available for exclusive private hire, accommodating up to 250 seated guests and 300 standing. Party in style with a selection of Lockhouse’s legendary cocktails and enjoy the most elegant of canapes and boards covering all those important allergies and intolerances. The events team will manage your event from start to finish, ensuring that it runs just the way you planned, helping you create magical memories.



  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • No door charge normally


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 10:00 23:00
Tuesday 10:00 23:00
Wednesday 10:00 23:00
Thursday 10:00 23:00
Friday 10:00 23:00
Saturday 10:00 23:00
Sunday 10:30 17:00

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Sunday 16th June 2024 12:00 22:00



Lockhouse, 3, Merchants Square, W2 1AZ



Nearest Station

Edgware Road (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Bottomless Brunch, International, American, Bar Snacks, Brunch, Breakfast, British, European, Grill, Vegan Friendly and Vegetarian Friendly food.

  • A word from the chef:

    The food menu at Lockhouse features dishes from across the globe, including likes of burgers, steaks, rotisserie chicken, fresh seasonal salads, and toastie melts. The Brunch Menu is full to the brim with delicious breakfast options from the whooping Breakfast Burger to Eggs Florentine!

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Full Venue Hire Venue Hire 250 300 - - -
The Semi Private Dining Area Private Room 60 80 - - -
The Mezzanine Private Room 55 70 - - -

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

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Customer Reviews (458)

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Worth Missing The Train? Lockhouse Paddington Review

If you go down to the basin today you’re in for a big surprise. Once a cultural backwater, Paddington basin is fresh from a £775 million facelift which has seen thousands of office spaces, new flats and a bunch of restaurants around Merchant’s Square. Once the tired train station that gave its name…

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