Get to know Merchant Square


Among the many vibrant and exciting areas of London, Merchant Square is one of the most popular places for people travelling to the city from all over the world. The newly updated square is a hub of creativity and culture.

Whether you’re looking for fun activities or insightful events, you’ll find plenty of things for the whole family to do at Merchant Square during your stay at the Hyde Park Hotel. Located on Harbet Road, close to our Park Grand Hotels London, here are some of the amazing activities to expect at Merchant Square.


Thanks to the convenient location alongside one of London’s many waterways, Merchant Square is home to a number of fun and exciting water sports. If you have never tried paddleboarding before, this is your chance to try something new, get a bit of exercise and have fun at the same time. Take to the water and try to keep your balance as you make your way along the reservoir. This is a fun activity for both adults and children staying at the Hyde Park Hotel.

Table Tennis

Merchant Square is home to a number of fun and free outdoor games that will give you and your friends a chance to go head to head in a bit of friendly competition. Grab your paddle and get into a game with your friends, family or even someone you’ve just met. This is a great way to have fun and meet new people while in London.

Giant Chess

If you prefer mental games than physical ones, there is a giant chessboard that will give you a healthy mixture of both. Challenge your friends or your loved ones to the ultimate game of chess and try to outsmart them as you move the giant pieces around the board. This is a great way to teach your little ones how to play chess in a fun and unique way.

Mini Golf

There’s nothing more fun for a group of friends or a family than a good game of mini golf. Among the many activities at Merchant Square, the new mini-golf course offers an afternoon of fun and laughter. Aim for a hole in one as you make your way around the course trying to avoid obstacles.

Food and Drink

Merchant Square is home to a wide range of eateries and bars that offer a variety of different international dishes. Whether you like it spicy or you prefer classic British food, you’re sure to find something to match everyone’s taste at Merchant Square. London is known for high-class dining and the restaurants in Merchant Square are no exception.


As a pillar of the community and culture in the centre of London, Merchant Garden regularly hosts exciting events that are designed to bring people together and provide fun and educational experiences. All throughout the year, visitors can experience things such as book drives, Halloween events and public talks. Be sure to check out the square’s calendar to see what’s coming up.