Notting Hill


Known for


Notting Hill Carnival
Notting Hill canalside
Notting Hill Portobello Market

 
 

Notting Hill is a charming area of London with its little shops, cafés, bars and pubs as well oh-so-good-looking buildings with their exuberantly colourful doors. It may seem commercialised, but one can find a special atmosphere wandering around the place.

 

 


Why we love Notting Hill

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Food and drink
Food and drink

There is a distinctly chilled out vibe about Notting Hill, where life is not taken too hard – a legacy of the area’s distinctly European heritage:

 

 

 


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Culture and events

Each year there is the internationally famous Notting Hill Carnival – a festival and street-party over a long weekend drawing from the multicultural heritage of the area:

 

 

 


Greenwich Market Food Stall
Shopping

There is a charming avenue of small and independent stalls along Portobello Road, offering a delightful collection of quirky goods. Just 15 mins away by public transport you can find the city centre and yet more shopping havens:

 

 

 


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Days out

Near Notting Hill are some of London’s finest cultural institutions and museums; while the less touristy sites of Westbourne Grove and Ladbroke Grove have a collection of locally run venues:

 

 

 


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