Notting Hill

Things to do in Notting Hill

This highly romantic corner of the city, famous for its carnival and the famous 1999 film featuring Hugh Grant and Julia Ronberts, is located immediately outside the front door of our budget hotel. With numerous boutiques, antique shops, restaurants, and cafés, there are many things to do in Notting Hill. Just a few blocks away you will find the famous Portobello Road Market, a long stretch of great foods, crafts, antiques, and gifts that is open every day of the week. Try a traditional English Pub lunch, or something more exotic, whatever you crave you will probably find in this colourful neighbourhood.

  • Notting Hill Carnival: If you’re lucky enough to be in town during late August, experience Europe’s largest street festival and the most famous aspect of Notting Hill with its vibrant parades, music, and Caribbean cuisine.
  • Colourful Streets: Take a leisurely walk through the charming residential streets lined with pastel-coloured houses and unique architecture. Don’t forget your camera!
  • Bookshops: Notting Hill is home to several independent bookshops, including the iconic Travel Bookshop featured in the film Notting Hill. Browse shelves and discovering literary treasures to enjoy on a quiet night in.
  • Local Cuisine: Explore the diverse culinary scene with its trendy cafes, cozy pubs, and international restaurants offering everything from traditional British fare to global cuisine. Read some our own favourite restaurants in our blog.
  • Museum of Brands: Delve into the history of consumer culture at this unique museum, which showcases over 150 years of branding and advertising.
  • Local Art Galleries: Notting Hill is home to several art galleries such as J/M, Select, Graffic and Vessel showcasing both established and emerging artists. Spend some time exploring the contemporary art scene in the area.
  • Live Music : Check out one of the many venues in Notting Hill, such as the Notting Hill Arts Club hosting live music events, from intimate acoustic sessions to lively gigs featuring local talent.
  • Cooking Class: Learn to cook your favorite dishes from around the world with a cooking class at one of Notting Hill’s culinary schools such as Enrica Rocca
  • Walking Tours: Gain insight into the history and culture of Notting Hill with a guided walking tour, meeting on Saturdays at 10:45am outside Notting Hill Station led by a knowledgeable local guide.

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