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Notting Hill and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Notting Hill and surrounding areas

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

David Roberts

"Grade II* listed The Royal Crescent is typical of the stucco-fronted properties in Holland Park, which makes the area highly sought-after."

Annabelle Bent

"Little Venice's canals add to the charm of the area - it really is like being in Italy!"

Giorgio Romani

What is your favourite place?

Where do Notting Hill and surrounding areas locals go?

The Notting Hill Bookshop

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

Kitchen & Pantry

The best chai tea and full English breakfasts!

The Shed

British food from the farm. Lots of fresh dishes served at lunch and dinner in rustic surroundings.

Eggbreak

Eggs as many ways as you can imagine... This restaurant is particularly good for brunch and it's close to Notting Hill Underground Station too.

Acklam Village Market

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

Granger & Co

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

Clarendon Cross

A great collection of boutique shops, including L Maison, Cowshed, The Cross and Summerill & Bishop.

Portobello Green Market

A fashion and vintage focused market that is mainly under cover.

Westbourne Gardens

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

Daylesford

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

Portobello and Golborne Market

London's most well known market with a wealth of established stalls, selling everything from food, to clothing, to vintage jewellery.

L Maison

In the heart of Clarendon Cross, it's always great to stop in here to view the unique furniture and home accessories.

Fez Mangal

A bustling Turkish restaurant close to Ladbroke Grove Underground Station that cooks amazing Turkish BBQ'd meats. Great takeaway or fun with a few friends to eat in, as it's BYOB. If you're feeling hungry, get the special mix. Also the mezze starters are tasty too...actually everything is!

Boom Burger

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

Portobello Market

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

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

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"Aptly named 'Notting Hill' (1999) starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts was set and partly filmed in Notting Hill, greatly increasing the area's popularity with tourists looking for a slice of the romance."

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Child-friendly activities near Notting Hill and surrounding areas

Baby Spa

Baby Spa
The spa sessions use hydrotherapy, dynamic movement and massage to promote a range of physical and emotional benefits for your newborn. Website

Storytelling with Lucy

Book and Kitchen
Grab a seat on one of our comfy chairs or pull up the rug as we delve into the land beyond the wardrobe, to a secret place frozen in eternal winter to the magical land of Narnia. 10% off all Children's books during this time Website

Rhyme and Story Time

Paddington Childrens Library
Songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers. Enjoy a session with songs and rhymes, baby play time with toys and musical instrument. Website

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

The Life Centre - Mummy and Babies Yoga


These classes will aid your postnatal recovery through specifically adapted postures, whilst also spending quality and nurturing time to bond with your baby though fun and play. Website

Westbourne Park Family Centre

Paddington Toy Library
A large hall with toy library and various other drop in activities for families with young children open Tues -Fri mornings. Website

Culture Kids Music Classes

Kensington central Library
Culture Kids music classes are like no other as each class is based on one of more than 40 different lesson plans. There is a different theme each week and not one of the classes is repeated within the school year. During the class the children listen and play along to music look at flash cards and photographs explore toys and props dance sing dress up read stories and do role play which all adds up to a fun packed 45 minute session. We also use a variety of different instruments in class and again many are native to the countries that the children are learning about. Culture Kids music classes are a sensory explosion! A child's brain is like a sponge the more information you fill it with the more it will absorb. You are never too young to learn through fun!
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