Prompted by a feature in last week’s Sunday Times Magazine, which mentioned Lutyens & Rubinstein on Kensington Park Road, I thought I’d have an amble round Portobello Road and the surrounding area today to try and convey what it’s like from a regular visitor. As mentioned, Lutyens & Rubenstein (12 Kensington Park Road) is one [...]
Anyone that’s a big fan of the film Notting Hill – as well as the area, of course – may well be interested in a weekly movie walk that features various locations around the neighbourhood. The Notting Hill Movie Tour takes in a number of places that were shown in the classic Hugh Grant/Julia Roberts [...]
Yesterday’s Guardian had a great double-page spread on Leighton House (12 Holland Park Road, W14) and its ongoing restoration. Originally built in the 19th century to designs by architect George Aitchison as a home for Lord Leighton, a painter and sculptor, it was extended considerably over the next few decades. The article talks about of [...]
The old Blue Door – back when it was blue anddigital cameras hadn’t been invented yet (June 1999)(See more photos from that time at Notting Hill – Photos) Over the weekend, the New York Times had a report on a phenomenon that’s often found in the U.S. but has yet to make it over here [...]
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We're written an e-book to help visitors to Notting Hill! With sections on restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs, places to stay, things to see, history and more, there's something of interest for everyone! Available now on Amazon, read more details about it here.