Places to visit in Notting Hill

Portobello Road Market
Above: Portobello Market is one of the most famous street markets in the world

This area of west London has changed dramatically from a past synonymous with intrigue and scandal. Here are our favourite places to visit in Notting Hill and Bayswater

Portobello Road Market
Above: Portobello Market is one of the most renowned street markets in the world

Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park www.royalparks.org.uk

Whiteleys Famous department store, now a ‘mall’ www.whiteleys.com

Lancaster London (4-star) Hotel just across the road from Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, fabulous views from higher floors. Read our review of the Lancaster London

Portobello Market One of London’s most famous markets, along most of Portobello Road. www.portobellomarket.org

The Travel Bookshop Popular travel specialist bookshop, opened in 1979. 13-15 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill; tel: (020) 7229 5260; www.thetravelbookshop.com

Books for Cooks Bookshop with cookery demonstrations upstairs. 4 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill; tel: (020) 7221 1994; www.booksforcooks.com

Geales Fish restaurant in Notting Hill. Read our review of Geales restaurant

Paradise by Way of Kensal Green Characterful west London gastropub. 19 Kilburn Lane, Kensal Green; tel: (020) 8969 0098; www.theparadise.co.uk

Electric Brasserie By the famous Electric Cinema on Portobello Road. Tel: (020) 7908 9696. www.electricbrasserie.com

The Notting Hill Carnival Each August Bank Holiday weekend. www.thenottinghillcarnival.com

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