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The Notting Hill Bookshop

The Notting Hill Bookshop

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

Portobello and Golborne Market

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.

Portobello Market

Portobello Market

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

Portobello Juice Café

Portobello Juice Café

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

Bluebelles of Portobello

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!!

Boom Burger

Boom Burger

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

Acklam Village Market

Acklam Village Market

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

Beach Blanket Babylon

Beach Blanket Babylon

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

Pizza East

Pizza East

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

The Grocer on Elgin

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!

Portobello Garden Caffe

Portobello Garden Caffe

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

Portobello Green Market

Portobello Green Market

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

Electric Diner

Electric Diner

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

Daylesford

Daylesford

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

Harper and Tom's

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...

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

"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."

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

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

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

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Child-friendly activities near Portobello

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

Ole Kids

Westbourne Grove Church
Old Kids offer weekly classes around London to children from 6 months to 4 years old. The classes run for one hour and have been planned to include singing, dancing, arts and crafts, music and story telling time. Website

Bumps Babies & Beyond Notting Hill (Thursdays)

St Peter's Church
We have toys for babies and of course tea, coffee and juice with plenty of time to chat. Come along and let your little one/s play while you have a chat and meet a few new people. We would just ask you to help us tidy away at the end. Website

Indoor rock Climbing

Westway Sports Centre, W10
Climbing is perfect for kids. It boosts their confidence, their agility and is great for their fitness. And Westway has some of the best facilities and coaching in the country. 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

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

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