The Spice Shop in Notting Hill offers a range of more than 2,500 products and is the only shop of its type in the UK. Many chefs and famous TV cooks frequent the shop.
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1 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, London, W11 2EE
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This is an UH-mazing little hole in the wall stuffed to its rafters with a dizzying array of spices - the names of half I am unable to pronounce. Still, prices are reasonable, the server extremely knowledgable and helpful to the clueless, though she'll happily let you poke around and stay out of her hair.
We got some dried jalapeño peppers, a shellfish mix, and what was for me, the greatest...more
The Mexican drug cartels may rethink their business plan after seeing this shop. Tiny plastic baggies of powder all sold for exorbitant prices. And it's all legal.
Yes, they have an exhaustive supply of exotic spices, so come here if you can't find what you need anywhere else. Because if you can find it somewhere else, it will be less expensive.
Especially avoid the non-Spice-Shop items...more
On our hunt for interesting new hot sauces we stumbled into the Spice Shop to see what was available. The smell is warm and intense when you walk in. They had a few interesting selections of hot sauces however we opted for the ULTRA DEATH sauce. We had also contemplated picking up some cayenne pepper, but we found the same amount in a grocery store at a third of the price. When we got home we...more
This is my favourite spice shop ever! (well, apart from the real deal Souq's and Bazaar's)
If you need an unusual spice/herb/ingredient in London this place has it.
They also sell packets/cute yellow tins of mixes that suite certain dishes (i.e. Carribean fish rub, Bombay potato mix etc..).
These little tins make fantastic presents.
Although you can now get most spices herbs in your local...more
Pricey, yes, but if you're looking for something special, something you seriously can't find in any other shop in London, this is the place to get it. We walked away with £20 worth of goods and could have easily spent more if we didn't tell ourselves to stop. Egyptian dukka, nasi goreng seasoning, Lebanese seven spice... this must be where Yotam Ottolenghi gets all of his spices. If they don't...more