Rough Trade West


Rough Trade sells a wide range of music on both vinyl and CD. They also buy and sell records.

Venue Details & Map

Rough Trade West

130 Talbot Road
W11 1JA
+44 (0)20 7229 8541
Public transport:
Ladbroke Grove, Underground

Yelp Reviews

9.00 out of 5
based on 12 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Rough Trade West

5.0 out of 5
06 April 2015
by Meike B.

The original Rough Trade and still the best. Visiting this independent record store is a bit like time travel; when I first arrived in London this is what all good record stores were like: crammed with records and scruffy men browsing through the sections for hours. It now only gets really packed on Record Store Day when collectors queue around the corner to grab one of the special editions... more

5.0 out of 5
21 June 2015
by Daniel F.

I'm a big music buff so whenever I'm around East or West London I always pass away the time but looking in to the many range of records and books. It now also has a little café in the entrance. My favourite thing about this place is not just the location but the fact they do daily in store gigs with some of the newest and most established bands in town. If you look up on the ceiling at one... more

4.0 out of 5
07 October 2016
by Shila B.

London is known for their record stores and even though Rough Trade Records was a flat floor I was severely overwhelmed. Record stores are like jewelry stores to me.

The Canadian dollar wasn't in my favour but it was cool to see some U.K. Variations of common releases.

I actually spent a good 2 hours here. The time just seemed to melt away flipping through records.

The store was well... more

5.0 out of 5
24 January 2016
by Christoph N.

I knew about Shoreditch's rough trade, but bumping into this was a surprise, and what a great one. For all edgy music lovers, it's definitely a must. My tips? Get in there, ask what's playing and note it down. Then check the poster on the wall where with their best albums of the year (so far)...Select 2 or 3 records that you haven't heard of, and ask to listen to them...big chance you're going... more

3.0 out of 5
28 August 2013
by dan12u3tar

Rough Trade is atremendous

record store.The cafe at the front side is best except you are looking for a

place to stay without eating or drinking booze, and in that case you should be

prepared to sit on uncomfortable chairs. more

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