FUNCTIONS AT Paxtons Head
The Paxtons Head is located alongside the south end of Hyde Park, on the main road towards Kensington. It is a superb example of Victorian architecture, and still boasts original oak panels, etched mirrors and extensive glass work. It is thought to be built around 1632 and became the Paxtons head in 1850s, referencing Joseph Paxton who designed the original Crystal Palace.
The pub's beautiful exterior and its traditional charm make this grade II listed building iconic amongst London pubs.In fact, the interior is so special it has been listed by CAMRA as being of Special Historic Interest. The mirrors feature birds and flowers as well as traditional grotesque heads. To add to this the ceiling is painted with frescoes, there is a marble fireplace and an original island server complementing the mahogany décor making it a truly great example of a traditional London pub.
Our spacious Knightsbridge function room is available for your special event, whether it’s celebratory drinks, an important business meeting, birthday party, or a tour group stop-off. Our team are experts in hospitality and will help ensure every aspect of your function runs smoothly. We have an extensive menu of food and drink, so whatever the preferences of your guests, we will be pleased to accommodate them at The Paxton’s Head.