17 Nov The insider’s guide to Notting Hill
Who have never heard about Notting Hill ?! This area where Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant’s characters fell in love. But Notting Hill is not only known for its movie! It’s also one of the best places to visit if you come to London. Discover why you should spend your next holiday at Notting Hill.
What to do ?
Notting Hill Carnival
This Carnival takes place during the August bank holiday. The streets are full of intricate costumes, steel bands, marching bands, Calypso music and a variety of mouth-watering food. An event that you have to see if you are in London in August. Note that all the tube stations near of it are closed at this time, so, prepare your journey before your arrival.
This bustling West London market offers a lot of choice of merchandise. The main market of Portobello is on Friday and Saturday but there is a smaller one from Monday to Thursday. An exciting day out for all the family.
Notting Hill Farmers’ Market
In this old market from 1999, you will meet a lot of farmers who have permanent space in the market. Discover all the national products and taste them every Saturdays from 9:00 to 13:00. But be careful, it’s a secret area hides behind the tube.
At Notting Hill, you are also near to Holland Park, one of the famous park in London. Take a stroll in this beautiful place and let you carry by the beauty of trees, flowers, birds, and insects. A wonderful moment to share with you family and friends during your next stop in London.
Westfield Shopping Center
This shopping center is one of the biggest one in London. You can find a lot of different shops such as Adidas, Aldo, Burberry, Burger King, Diesel, H&M and many others. Westfield is the perfect place for family as there is all you need for everyone. You can even find a Vue cinema at the top of the shopping center. You will love it for sure!
Where to brunch ?
This place is perfect for health-conscious brunch with your family or friends. Taste their fresh natural yogurt and their stewed fruit dish. If you like it, you can even buy some products on your way out, on the ground floor of the cafe.
Granger & Co
On Saturday, this no-bookings restaurant often has a long queue. Indeed, their brunch is great. The Australian chef is inspired by its travels and his own country to create a great meal. A perfect place for a family time.
Where to have dinner ?
Cocotte is a chicken rotisserie restaurant based in Notting Hill. It serves great roast chicken, healthy salads, and classic side dishes. Chickens marinated for 24h before to be on your plate. That is the secret preparation to have the best chicken ever! An amazing place for all chicken’s fan who wants to taste original flavors.
This restaurant provides wholehearted, robust and simple British cooking with national produce. It’s a great place for lunch or dinner whether you are with your family, your friends or for a business meetings.
Where to sleep ?
The only thing missing now is a place to stay. Find our selection of apartment at Notting Hill.
The Holland Road I
This 2 bedroom flat is located a few minutes’ walk from Shepherds Bush tube Station and Kensington (Olympia) train Station, which themselves provide an easy access to the City and many of its renowned landmarks. The flat is on the first floor of a typical London building, with no lift, perfect for you to experience your stay like a real Londoner!
The Holland Road II
The spacious living room is ideal for you to relax after a long day of sightseeing in this great City. This typical London flat is equipped with all modern amenities such as a widescreen TV and a comfortable sofa that can be converted into a bed – it can easily accommodate 2 people.
The dining area is adjacent to the living room and its dining table, which can seat up to 4 people, is perfect for a family or convivial dinner.
The kitchen is very modern and clean and contains all modern amenities such as an oven, microwave, toaster and all kitchen utensils you will need for your stay.
The Holland Road III
This 2 bedroom flat can easily host 6 people. Both bedrooms are brightly lit and comfortable with storage spaces to store away your belongings safely. This typical London flat is equipped with all modern amenities such as a widescreen TV and a comfortable sofa that can be converted into a bed.
Have an unforgettable stay in Notting Hill thanks to its restaurants, activities, and shopping center. If you are interested in the apartments above, don’t miss the opportunity to book your holiday flat rental in London with FG Properties.