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Portobello

A locals' guide to Portobello

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

Stuart Bennett

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

David Roberts

"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?

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.

Electric Diner

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

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!

Cockney's

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

Daylesford

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

Portobello Green Market

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

Portobello Garden Caffe

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

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!

Kitchen & Pantry

The best chai tea and full English breakfasts!

Beach Blanket Babylon

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

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!!

The Notting Hill Bookshop

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

Pizza East

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

Portobello Juice Café

Create your own juices at this infamous juice bar on Portobello 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

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"'90s girl group All Saints purportedly took their name from All Saints Road, which was just around the corner from their recording studio."

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Child-friendly activities near Portobello

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

Mini Mozart- Concert and Class for Babies

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

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

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

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
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