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Portobello

A locals' guide to Portobello

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

David Roberts

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

Neil Cunningham

"Just a short distance from Queen's Park, Kensal Green is well connected and known for its independent amenities, adding to its fashionable appeal."

Oliver Browne

What is your favourite place?

Where do Portobello locals go?

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...

Portobello Juice Café

Create your own juices at this infamous juice bar on Portobello Road.

Pizza East

Breakfast at Pizza East is great - everything you can expect to find on a breakfast menu and at a reasonable price.

Daylesford

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

Portobello Garden Caffe

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

The Notting Hill Bookshop

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

Cockney's

The best pie and mash in West London - try the stewed eels! Perfect for a quick, cheap but tasty lunch.

Acklam Village Market

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

Bluebelles of Portobello

One of the best breakfast hangs-out on Portobello Road, where you can sit outside and watch the world go by - plus fantastic eggs!!

Portobello Green Market

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

Granger & Co

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

Portobello Market

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

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!

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.

Electric Diner

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

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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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