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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

"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

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

Stuart Bennett

What is your favourite place?

Where do Portobello locals go?

Kitchen & Pantry

The best chai tea and full English breakfasts!

Acklam Village Market

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

Beach Blanket Babylon

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

Portobello Juice Café

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

Portobello Market

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

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!!

Pizza East

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

Granger & Co

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

Portobello Green Market

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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
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