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The name explained…

Wondering how the pub got its unique name? The land around here used to belong to the Abbey of Westminster - but was sold to the railways rather cheaply by a somewhat ‘mad’ Bishop! As for the Bear, well, this is Paddington station after all…


Guinness Six Nations

The Mad Bishop & Bear is the perfect place to catch all the action of the Guinness Six Nations. Pop down early to save your spot in the scrum.


We offer a menu featuring refined pub classics crafted from fresh, seasonal ingredients.

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Private Events

Whatever the occasion, The Mad Bishop & Bear can cater for your needs. From business meetings to weddings and birthdays with our functions rooms we've got you covered.

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Take a look around The Mad Bishop & Bear and see our beautiful pub before you visit

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See what's on the bar at The Mad Bishop & Bear. From modern craft beers to cask classics, our well stocked bar has you covered.

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Want to work with our great team at The Mad Bishop & Bear? Check out our current vacancies and apply today

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Pub Features

The Mad Bishop & Bear

  • Accessibility Lift Available
  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Step Free Access
  • Big Screen Sports Viewing
  • Air conditioned
  • Families Welcome
  • Food served
  • Free Wifi
  • Dog Friendly
  • Paid Carpark

Opening Times

Opening Times

Day Opening Time Second opening Time
Monday 09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00
Thursday 08:00 - 22:30
Friday 08:00 - 22:30
Saturday 08:00 - 22:30
Sunday 09:00 - 21:00

Food Times

Day Opening Time Second opening Time
Monday 09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00
Thursday 09:00 - 21:00
Friday 08:00 - 21:00
Saturday 08:00 - 21:00
Sunday 09:00 - 20:00

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The Mad Bishop & Bear, 1st Floor, Paddington Station, London, W2 1HB

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