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Portobello

A locals' guide to Portobello

"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

"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..."

Stuart Bennett

What is your favourite place?

Where do Portobello locals go?

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 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!

Daylesford

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

Kitchen & Pantry

The best chai tea and full English breakfasts!

Boom Burger

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

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 Market

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

Acklam Village Market

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

Electric Diner

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

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.

Cockney's

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

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.

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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"Notting Hill Carnival is the second largest festival in the world behind Rio's Carnaval."

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Child-friendly activities near Portobello

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

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

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

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

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
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