Much more than a pub and not your standard restaurant, The Paddington brings a fresh new flair to Oxford Street.
The Paddington will feature a rotisserie-led menu by the brilliant Executive Chef Ben Greeno, impressive cocktails by Palmer & Co.'s Sam Egerton and Toby Marshall, and wine curated by the award-winning Franck Moreau and Adrian Filiuta.
We were there on a footy day, hadn't booked but were found a space on the balcony at the top overlooking the bar and chicken cooking area. Atmosphere was buzzing the decor is very cool. It was busy and the service, or rather lack there of certainly reflected this. We got there, ordered a drink and then waited ages to get our food ordered - the person that delivered our drinks was not able to do it and said they'd get someone, that someone took ages. Finally got to place the order, couple of us has a selection of starters to share, and one got a main. We specifically asked for it to all come at once so we could eat together. We waited, and waited, the people next to us that arrived after us got served, then the people to the other side. We kept trying to get the attention of someone but no one was paying any attention to those sitting around the narrow part. When we were able to ask, we were assured it was on its way. Still nothing, asked again - this time it did turnread more