Rummage for treasures at Portobello Road Market in west London’s Notting Hill.
Dating back to the 19th century, Portobello is one of London’s oldest markets and it provided the setting for the 1999 movie Notting Hill, starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts.
A buzzy celeb magnet, the market has attracted the likes of Meghan Markle and Elton John over the years.
Renowned for its antique stalls, the market is in full swing on Saturdays when more than 1,500 stalls compete for your attention. The market also heaves with stalls selling everything from vintage clothes and jewellery to street food and artwork.
Where is Portobello Road Market and how do you get there?
Set in Notting Hill, Portobello Road Market’s nearest Tube station is Ladbrooke Grove on the Hammersmith and City line. Notting Hill Gate Tube station is a 20-minute walk from the market, and is on the Central, Circle and District lines.
What days is Portobello Road Market open?
Portobello Road Market is open daily (except Thursdays) from 8am to 7pm in spring and summer and 9am to 6pm in autumn and winter. On Thursdays, it opens for a half-day from 9am to 1pm.
Portobello Road Market's main trading day is Saturday. Arrive early to beat the crowds browsing iconic London fruit and vegetable stalls, alongside vendors selling household goods and bric-a-brac.
Browse antiques, food, vintage and new clothes, household goods, collectables and bric-a-brac on Fridays, the market’s second busiest day.
Can you haggle at Portobello Road Market?
If you find something you fancy, you can haggle with the vendor to try to buy it at a cheaper price.