Portobello Road Market

One of the most famous market in London and the most frequented by tourists. Portobello Road is a street in the Notting Hill district of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in west London. It runs almost the length of Notting Hill from south to north.

It is advised to go early around 10 AM on Saturday. You have everything, from Antics to clothes and Food. They do sell original clothes, bags, jewellery.

If you are still the around Lunch time it is the occasion to try one of many street food vendor with food from all around the World (i.e. French, African, Spanish).

Every year also since 1966, The Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event that each August, over three days (the August bank holiday Monday and the two days beforehand). It is believed to be the biggest festival in Europe. It is led by members of the West Indian community. The carnival has attracted around one million people in the past years, making it one of the largest street festivals in the world. The Monday is the best day to assist with people dancing, eating and having a good time during the all afternoon.

How to go there from Hotel Xanadu:
The Central line tube will take you there in 30 min only and you should stop at Notting Hill station.

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