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Westbourne Grove

A locals' guide to Westbourne Grove

"From jewellery to dresses, Portobello Market has it all..."

Neil Cunningham

"Lively and lined with trendy independent shops, bars and restaurants, it's no wonder that Portobello Road is so popular!"

David Roberts

"I love walking around Bayswater and looking at the elegant Georgian architecture."

Rebecca Boon

What is your favourite place?

Where do Westbourne Grove locals go?

Beach Blanket Babylon

Great outdoor space for a couple of cocktails and lovely food in the crypt restaurant.

Portobello Market

You'll come across some quirky finds in this vibrant and busy market!

Harper and Tom's

Pick up beautiful blooms all year round from this local florist's kiosk. There is also a store on Clarendon Road...

The Hummingbird Bakery

Best cupcakes on the planet! The famous Red Velvet was born here. Many other cupcake companies have tried to copy them, but they never come close to Hummingbird's.

The Notting Hill Bookshop

The famous bookshop that Hugh Grant owns in the movie Notting Hill.

Electric Diner

You can't beat the lemon meringue pie at the Electric Diner on Portobello Road!

Westbourne Gardens

Springtime is beautiful in one of London's many garden squares!

The Grocer on Elgin

Our village grocer owned by Australian Ashley Sumner. Inside freshly prepared food with an Aussie influence - you can even pick up Australian treats like Tim Tams!

Granger & Co

Arguably the most fashionable breakfasts in Notting Hill, with regulars including David Beckham and Harry Enfield!


Breakfast doesn't get much better (and healthier...) than this!

Kitchen & Pantry

The best chai tea and full English breakfasts!

Cleveland Square Fireworks

Fireworks night at Cleveland Square Gardens is fantastic for W2 residents! A yearly main event and one not to missed. Fireworks mixed in with dance music!

Acklam Village Market

Food, drink, live music and art stalls with an underground vibe.

Boom Burger

This Jamaican burger restaurant serves the spiciest burger on the planet!

Portobello Garden Caffe

Fresh and authentic Italian food in a charming arcade off Portobello Road.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Notting Hill, Westbourne Park, Bayswater, Ladbroke Grove, Holland Park, Paddington, Kensington, Maida Vale, Earls Court and Shepherd's Bush

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"Sir Richard Branson opened his first record store on Portobello Road in the 1970s."

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Child-friendly activities near Westbourne Grove

Antenatal classes for second time parents

Westbourne Grove Church
Are you pregnant with your 2nd child? Our Welcoming Baby Number 2 course is specifically designed for you. This course has been developed with leading maternity experts and is run by a Neo midwife. Website

Top Set Tuition

Colville Primary School
Top Set Tuition is run by experienced educators providing extra Maths and English tuition for children from 4-16 and of any ability. All teaching staff at Top Set are qualified experienced hold a degree in or related to the subject they teach. They also have proven track records of improving the ability of numerous students at differing age groups. All staff members hold full and current CRBs. Please register your interest by contacting us via the website. Spaces are limited. Website

Bumps and Babies

St. Peter's Church
Bumps and Babies is for anyone expecting a baby, new parents, or parents with a new baby and older children. Everyone with a pre-school age child is welcome although we have found that the majority of those who attend have babies under 12 months. We have toys for babies and of course tea, coffee and juice with plenty of time to chat. Website

St. Peter's Church

St. Peter's Under 3
There are plenty of toys, musical sing-along, space to run about no matter what the weather and a space to park your buggy. There are hot & cold drinks and the opportunity to chat and share with other parents and carers. Website

Mini Mozart- Concert and Class for Babies

The Tabernacle
Mini Mozart is the culmination of over 20 years experience combining Musicianship, Presenting & Parenting. Website

Perform Plus - Drama Workshops

Drama dance and singing workshops for 8-12 year olds that will boost children's confidence creativity and concentration skills. From September to December the children will be rehearsing the classic tale of Cinderella but with a clever twist. Website
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