Music & Video Exchange


As the name would suggest, this chain of shops buy, sell and exchange records, tapes, CDs and videos as well as computer games, TV and film memorabilia, books, comics, clothing, jewellery and accessories. They also deal with a wide range of audio visual and photographic equipment. You are required to bring ID with your address and signature when selling or exchanging items. This branch has a rarities department with lots of promos and memorabilia and a large bargain basement with thousands of titles on sale.

Venue Details & Map

Music & Video Exchange

38 Notting Hill Gate
W11 3HX
+44 (0)20 7243 8573
Public transport:
Notting Hill Gate, Underground

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 11 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Music & Video Exchange

4.0 out of 5
29 April 2017
by Evan M.

I'm not one to pour a whole lot of money into one album, only to find out that my excitement to obtain it outweighed its real worth. Thankfully there's places like the Music & Video Exchange where one can hedge their bets through affordable music.

The rather small store is about 50/50 when it comes to CD/vinyl quantities available, which was a welcome sight given that CDs in the States are... more

1.0 out of 5
06 October 2008
by Mark R.

There is no question this is the most horrible music shop that I have ever visited. Not because of the quality of music they sell, but because the staff are totally and utterly unpleasant, without any hint of manners or courtesy. If you are buying or selling the chances are you will be ripped off. The offers they make you on rare music are an insult and the prices of much of the rare music are... more

5.0 out of 5
26 November 2008
by Craig E.

The Music & Video Exchange in Notting Hill is ideal for those wanting to increase their music collection for a minimum price. It offers a combination of second hand and new chart albums and singles from both past and present along with collectable promos and CDs from new artists which cost pennies.

I have discovered many a new singer and band as a result of visiting this shop and spending... more

5.0 out of 5
01 December 2008
by Felix W.

Oh my days. My favourite ever shop in London. Visit. It's so good. Go now. Why? Well they sell a lot of CDs and records. What does this mean? Ok the selection of records isn't as vast as gargantuan as other vinyl-only shops. But it's a very mean selection. And not a lot of rubbish getting sold here. But the CDs... the CDs... Unreal, I have never come across such a variety of... more

4.0 out of 5
18 September 2010
by Christal Y.

Books for a pound! and sometimes they're marked less! The only problem is that the books have specific order, so don't go in thinking you'll find a certain books. Just take the time to browse and bask in used books, I love the way you can see what they've been through.

From literally ceiling to floor there are either Cds, vinyls or books. There is even a wall with flyer for anyone who wants... more

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