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Notting Hill shops

Your guide to great shopping in Notting Hill

Head to the famous Portobello Road Market for everything from antiques and vintage accessories to street food and fresh veg stalls. If the hordes of people put you off the market, Notting Hill is also home to designer shops, like the French boutique Aimé. Discover some of the best stores in the area with our guide to shopping in Notting Hill.

Think we've missed a great shop in Notting Hill? Let us know in the comment box below.

The Merchant

Fashion: Designer
Ledbury Rd, London, W11 2AB

The Merchant is a celeb-favourite with brands including Lanvin, Chanel, Hermes and Dior – all at bargain prices. The Merchant strives to keep as up to date as possible...

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Books for Cooks

Books: Specialist
4 Blenheim Crescent, London, W11 1NN

The astute book shopper will have noticed the number of London bookshops opening coffeeshops to attract customers. Books for Cooks puts them all to shame...

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Portobello Road Market

Market: Fashion, vintage and antiquities
Portobello Road, London, W10

Portobello is actually several markets stretched out up one long strip of road: antiques start at the Notting Hill Gate end; further up are food stalls; and emerging designer...

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Honest Jon's

Critics' choice

Music & entertainment: CDs & records
278 Portobello Rd, London, W10 5TE

This legendary record shop's owner had the foresight to lend former hired hand James Lavelle £1,000 to set up Mo' Wax records in the early 1990s. Prints of old blaxploitation...

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Ladbroke Grove

Dolly Diamond

Fashion: Vintage & secondhand
51 Pembridge Rd, London, W11 3HG

One minute you're in the twenty-first century, then you step through the door into the 1940s. The shop has a delightfully old-fashioned feel, with its neat displays and vintage bra mannequins.

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Fashion accessories: Lingerie & swimwear
48B Ledbury Rd, London, W11 2AJ

Slink into ultra-glam Odabash (unbelievably white, white carpets, driftwood lamps) and even if the best you can hope for this summer is a week in a caravan in Wales, you'll feel like there's a yacht with your name on it somewhere.

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Health & beauty : Spas & salons
119 Portland Rd, London, W11 4LN

The London outpost of Babington House's Cowshed does its country cousin proud. The chic, white ground floor is buzzy, with a tiny café area on one side, and a manicure/pedicure...

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Holland Park


Fashion: Designer
32 Ledbury Road, London, W11 2AB

Shoppers searching for a touch of Gallic chic on London's streets should make Aimé - the offspring of French-Cambodian sisters Val and Vanda Heng-Vong - their first port-of-call...

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Chris W
Chris W

I think that you should include Ceramica Blue at 10 Blenheim Crescent. For over 25 years selling owner Lindy Wiffen's individual, varied and usually colourful selection of ceramics and other tableware.

Louise C
Louise C

Sub Couture Notting Hill

Sub Couture is the most established women's fashion boutique in Notting Hill stocking designer labels Patrizia Pepe, Twin-set, Hale bobTara Jarmon, Oneseason and many more. With 23 Years of experience and free personal styling and expert tailoring it is no wonder this independent shop is a firm favourite with the locals and london celebrity set. Nestled between Ladbroke Grove and Portobello Road amongst an array of fabulous restaurant it is a true jewel in the crown in the heart of Notting Hill.

Isabel Gilbert
Isabel Gilbert

Hello, I'm working at a fashion boutique (SubCouture) on Kensington Park Road and would be very interested in having a description on the TimeOut website. How do you go about that? Thanks very much! Isabel Gilbert


Portobello Green has wonderful quirky shops, from the gorgeous handmade handbags at Verde's, to the rich variety of teas of the Chinese Tea Shop.