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Homewares/Home Design

196 Westbourne Grove, W11 2RH
Underground: Notting Hill Gate
Shortlisted for The Retailer of the Year 2010 by Homes and Gardens' Classic Design Awards, Brissi offers inspirational gifts and statement accessories for your living, dining, bedroom and bathroom. Owners Arianna Brissi and Siobhan McKeating share a love of interiors. They personally source every piece from specialist suppliers as well as developing exclusive designs with individual craftsmen in the UK and abroad. The Brissi look is elegant and glamorous...a little bit French, a little bit New England and always in subtle chalky, grey and white tones. Find out more about Brissi at

Farrow & Ball
21/22 Chepstow Corner, W2 4XE Tel: 020 7221 2328
Underground: Notting Hill Gate or Bayswater

The Notting Hill showroom, with a distinctive new look for Farrow & Ball, displays the entire Farrow & Ball colour palette in a full range of interior and exterior eco friendly paint finishes, alongside the complete collection of hand crafted wallpapers, over two floors.

Susie Watson Designs
139 Portland Road, W11
Underground: Holland Park or Ladbroke Grove
The fifth Susie Watson Designs store, this beautiful shop on two floors is full of charming and useful handmade products for the home!

11 Blenheim Crescent, W11
Underground: Notting Hill Gate or Ladbroke Grove
Wonderful home accessories (bowls, dishes, lamps, vases) all handmade from fused glass.


The Travel Bookshop
13 Blenheim Crescent, W11 2EE Tel: 020 7229 5260
Underground: Notting Hill Gate or Ladbroke Grove

In the film (I'll stop going on about it soon, I promise) Hugh Grant's character is the owner of a travel bookshop for which this was the inspiration. This is one of those fantastic little, unique bookshops - a great range of books, informative staff, serenely quiet and where you are able to sit and read without being peered at or pounced on.


Alice & Astrid
30 Artesian Road, W2 Tel: 020 7985 0888
Underground: Notting Hill Gate

Beautiful nightwear and ligerie, these items are too good to keep private - you'll want to show them off!

66-68 Ledbury Road, W11 Tel: 020 7229 1515
Underground: Notting Hill Gate

Wonderful range of sumptious cashmere clothes, for men, women and the little kiddies too!

The Dispensary
25 Pembridge Road, W11 Tel: 020 7221 9290
Underground: Notting Hill Gate
Stocking "streetwear" fashion, you never know what kind of combinations you'll find here.

Fiorentini + Baker London
302 Westbourne Grove, W11 Tel: 020 7221 5757
Underground: Notting Hill Gate/Ladbroke Grove
With many celebrity fans (Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Anniston) and a big following already, many shoe addicts will be very pleased to hear of the opening of a Fiorentini + Baker store in London - the first dedicated store outside of Italy, where the line is based. The store stocks each latest collection, as well as a selection of accessories, jewellery and vintage clothing from other designers.

Heidi Klein
174 Westbourne Grove, W11 Tel: 020 7243 5665
Underground: Notting Hill Gate

For all your (beach and sun) pre-holiday needs - beautiful bikinis, swimsuits, sandals, kaftans and sarongs from various designers. I had my eye on a lovely Missoni bikini...not much use for February in London, sigh. Oh, and aside from kitting yourself out, what else do you need to do before you go on holiday? That's right, waxing and tanning...luckily, these are also available here!!

The Jacksons
5 All Saints Road, W11 Tel: 020 7792 8336
Underground: Ladbroke Grove or Westbourne Park
The place to come for Notting Hill accessories: hats, bags, shoes - and even furry beanbags.

Nakedly Nothing
230 Portobello Road, W11 Tel: 020 7221 2910
Underground: Notting Hill Gate
Stocks own-label women's clothing and accessories.

Question Air
229 Westbourne Grove, W11 Tel: 020 7221 8163
Underground: Notting Hill Gate

Fantastic unique pieces. Great selection of jeans, too.


Cath Kidson
158 Portobello Road, W11 Tel:
Underground: Notting Hill Gate/Ladbroke Grove
A new store, selling delightful products from the Cath Kidson range - homewares, clothing, accessories, kids items and fabrics.

FARA Notting Hill
10 Elgin Crescent, W11 2HX Tel: 020 7243 6381
Underground: Ladbroke Grove
Visitors to the world famous Portobello Market, are drawn to the FARA Charity Shop on Elgin Crescent by the amazing window creations of the talented team. From Tartan Punk to Kitsch - the message of each window is not overstated, rather left to the interpretation of the onlooker and a discussion point of passers-by. Inside, the fitting room walls are daubed in customer's words, international greetings and philosophical reflections. The eclectic mix of clothing, bric-a-brac and books on sale and very high standard of customer service ensures a fascinating and rewarding shopping experience for all those who visit.
Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 10.00 to 6.00, Sunday 11.00 to 5.00

Children's Stores

FARA Notting Hill Kids & Baby
39/41 Ledbury Road, W11 2AA Tel: 020 7229 3634
Underground: Notting Hill Gate
FARA Kids & Baby
Opened in May 2010, this amazing dual concept shop is situated amongst the sophisticated boutiques and restaurants of Ledbury Road. Two fabulous rooms, linked by an arch create individual space for Baby and Kids clothes respectively. With walls adorned in gold wallpaper, the Baby shop sells donated clothing and accessories for newborns to 2 year olds. Retro clothing and toys for Kids have a dedicated space to the front of the shop. At the rear, a small room bursts at the seams with toys and fancy dress clothing for Kids of all ages. Through the arch, the Kid's shop displays quality girls and boys clothing for 3 to 6 year olds. Light streams in through the square window bay creating a bright book area where the little ones can sit and read. The stairs leading off this room bring you to an area displaying clothes for older children, maternity, nursery accessories and prams.
99 Talbot Road, W11 2AT
Underground: Westbourne Park
The Naturalmat baby shop is tucked away in the heart of Notting Hill, selling mattresses, ranges of nursery furniture, organic bedding, baby clothing, and much more! It's the perfect haven for any bedding you may need, nursery ideas, natural and organic baby products and gifts. Should you not see everything you need please visit their website -



Anna Bonas
177 Westbourne Grove, W11 Tel: 020 7229 3160
Underground: Notting Hill Gate

Lovely selection of designer jewellery, watches and hangbags.

77 Portobello Road, W11 Tel: 020 7221 0472
Underground: Notting Hill Gate

Very wide selection of jewellery at reasonable prices, a bespoke service is available too.


Wild At Heart
Turquoise Island, Westbourne Grove, W11 Tel: 020 7727 3095
Underground: Notting Hill Gate
Although high prices are the order of the day here, the flowers are gorgeous and the actual design of the building that houses this florist is simply stunning (and award-winning too).


Music and Video Exchange
28 & 30 Pembridge Road W11 and 36 & 38 Notting Hill Gate W11
Underground: Notting Hill Gate
All sorts of second-hand records, tapes, CDs and videos including rock, pop, soul, reggae and jazz.

Rough Trade
130 Talbot Road, W11 Tel: 020 7229 8541
Underground: Notting Hill Gate or Ladbroke Grove
Fantastic music shop selling 12" and 7" singles, LPs and CDs. Looking for that new release, or that recent French house number? Here's the place to come. If you don't know what you're looking for, there's lists of music that the staff recommend displayed on the walls to help guide you on your way. Also the place to pick up flyers to club nights and put up notices to find like-minded musicians to start bands with.

Organic Food

Planet Organic
42 Westbourne Grove, W2 Tel: 020 7221 7171
Underground: Bayswater or Queensway
A bit away from all the other W11 shops described here, this organic food "supermarket" stocks ordinary groceries as well meat and fresh fish.


African Escape
127 Portobello Road, W11 Tel: 020 7221 6650
Underground: Notting Hill Gate
Great selection of African goods, and at good prices too.

195 Westbourne Grove, W11 Tel: 020 7727 8673
Underground: Notting Hill Gate

Smell like a celebrity! Well, buy the candles and toiletries that they use, at least.

Wong Singh Jones
253 Portobello Road, W11 Tel: 020 7792 2001
Underground: Notting Hill Gate
Glow in the dark stuff, beaded cutains, 70s goodies, general kitsch pieces - the kind of things you might find in a shop named as it is.