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.



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:

Queen's house Greenwich

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


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:


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:

Best things about this area