International gift shops group, selling their own designs on accessories, beauty, office, home ware, collectibles, children.

Venue Details & Map


172 Portobello Road
W11 2EB
+44 (0)20 7243 1224
Public transport:
Ladbroke Grove, Underground

Yelp Reviews

10.00 out of 5
based on 5 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Pylones

5.0 out of 5
15 January 2011
by Melissa W.

Yup, this is one really quirky, creative, unique store. I wish they had Octopus in the US! I stumbled upon this store on Portobello Road and I was instantly transfixed. It was a little too pricey for me to start dropping money on all the stuff I wanted in there. I really wanted to buy one of the zany watches, but they were not cheap. :(

I ended up buying a pair of silver cufflinks with... more

4.0 out of 5
01 May 2010
by Tri D.

Great store with funky stuff. My wife got our kid a maraca/rattle from and she loves it. It's great because it's colorful, non toxic, and unbreakable. Lots and lots for other funky stuff in the store including dancing staff. more

5.0 out of 5
24 December 2008
by Hannah R.

If ever I have to decorate a house, and one day I suppose I will, it will be one wacky place - think Dr. Seuss meets comic books meets Willy Wonka. In the process of feng shuiing the wild mess of space, I'll probably have to go to Octopus and clear it of all its home goods from brightly colored, wavy-shaped chests of drawers to cheese grater women to mirrors lined in folded bits of magazine.... more

5.0 out of 5
01 December 2008
by C C.

This quirky, yet cute store is one of my favourites in all of London! In my mind this accessories shop is there to remind me not to take myself too seriously! Here, nothing is what it seems!

The have umbrellas that look like ducks, jewelry with fake eyeballs and chopsticks that look like prawns. This fun and colourful shop is a great place to find a small affordable gift for a friend or just... more

5.0 out of 5
21 May 2015
by Angela K.

Hier in Nederland hebben we keke cadeau- en gadget winkels, maar in het buitenland kunnen ze er ook wat van. Men lope op Portobello Road en loopt tegen de Octopus/Pylones aan. O my word zoals de Engelsen zouden zeggen. Dit is pas het wonder paradijs onder de gifts en gadget shops! Als je bij KKEC en Alles in Wonderland al niet weg wilt, dan ga je hier gewoon willen wonen. Ze hebben hier... more

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