Portobello Road has been a market since the 1800s but became particularly famous for its antiques in the 1950s. Now there are numerous stalls offering everything from fruit and bread to posters, clothes, ceramics and music.
Easily accessible from Notting Hill Gate, Ladbroke Grove and Westbourne Park tube station and by bus routes servicing Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill Gate. Main market days are Friday and Saturday with a smaller market running Monday to Thursday. An exciting day out for all the family.
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Venue Details & Map
Notting Hill and Portobello Road Market
72 Tavistock RoadLondonW11 1AN
- +44 (0)20 7727 7684
- Public transport:
- Ladbroke Grove: exit into Thorpe Close, then Lancaster Rd (east side). Westbourne Park: turn right out of station, 1st right into Tavistock Rd to junction with Portobello Rd.
I love, love, love this market. It's one of the most fun things I did in London and I wouldn't trade it for anything. You simply take the bus or Tube to Notting Hill and follow the crowds, but you better go early because it gets unbelievably crowded later in the morning. When I retraced my steps to leave, it was like swimming upstream.
You'll find all manner of merchandise for sale, some...more
Been going here for years. Amazing fresh produce to buy, vintage art, retro clothes, and good live music. It is the heart of the melting pot that is called london and well worth a weekend gander. Also try the food stalls, the food isnt the focal point, but its still pretty darn good.
i agree with others about it being crowded, but if you go at 8/9am on a saturday you get first shot at the...more
Oh Portobello Market. As far as Markets go I find it good, not bad, but not great. It gets just a wee bit crowded for my liking, finding it a bit difficult to get food, look at antiques or get right in on the market stalls. I also find that there is a bit of a price levy that comes with the "portobello market" name and everything is a bit pricier than if it were any other market in London. Now...more
The best place to purchase vintage and antique items! I love Portobello Road Market! I try to come here when I'm in London on the weekends. Lots of food stalls and occasional music entertainment. There are so much to see here from English porcelain to Bansky Art. The market goes on for blocks!more
The antique market on Saturday is totally worth checking out. There are many reasonably priced knick knacks to grab including vintage tea cups and tea sets starting at 11 GBP each. If you're a handbag hunter & don't mind selling out the big bucks, you can score designer goods upto 80% off - I spotted a Mullberry handbag for 289 GBP (fairly good quality). Not to forget the extensive collection...more