Honest Jons stocks a large selection of many different kinds of second hand music, ranging from Soul to Jazz. Most of the stock comes from people selling off collections. They also provide an ordering service.
Venue Details & Map
Honest Jon's Records
278 Portobello RoadNorth KensingtonLondonW10 5TE
- +44 (0)20 8969 9822
- Public transport:
- Ladbroke Grove, Underground
For my taste it's the best record shop in the UK. Their website has been turning me onto good music from around the world for a few years. Sections vary in size but soul/funk/reggae and jazz have a good covering. African/house/techno/folk/blues a fair covering with hip-hop, rock and weird stuff making an appearance. It's all pretty fairly priced too. I think there are more records than CDs but...more
If you didn't know, Jon is Honest. He's jsut this little shack in Notting Hill filled to brim with rare music. Mostly Reggae and old skool R n'B, they also hold a collection of local artist nestled in amongst the vinyl and CDs.
I was taken here once by a boy, this boy was in a band and it was an oh so cool day out. We mooched around the market and stumbled upon this gem. We even found his...more
I'm really a fan of specialist music shops and this dusty old place is straight out of Notting Hill's edgy 70s heyday, before the Sienna-alikes colonised. Nestled at the dodgy end of Portobello Road, where it becomes flea market territory, this shop specialises in Reggae, Soul and Jazz although it's also got a great folk selection and some other eminently browsable odds and ends. It's a mix of...more