Portobello Road Market, London W10
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If you’re living in Ladbroke Grove you’ll know how lucky you are to have Portobello Road Market, one of the most famous markets in the world, right on your doorstep. It runs almost the length of Notting Hill from South to North, and roughly parallel with Ladbroke Grove.
The markets are diverse by nature, creating a bohemian atmosphere, enhanced by the vintage clothing and delicious, imaginative food available. Portobello Road Market is renowned for it’s antiques and vintage fashion, while nearby Golbourne Road Market features fruit and veg and amazing food stalls, during the week and adds bustling second hand and bric-a-brac sections on weekends.
Portobello Market in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, is somewhere you should definitely visit. The market is an exciting and vibrant destination attracting millions of visitors every year. The range of communities inhabiting the district adds to the cosmopolitan and energetic atmosphere.
For locals and Ladbroke Grove residents, it’s best to go at about 10.30am on a weekday when it's still relatively quiet. Any other day or time, and it tends to be busy with tourists. Go when it's quieter and you'll be able to browse all the stalls and shops in peace.
If you’re passionate about buying bargains Portobello Road market is the one. It’s full of antiques, second-hand clothes and loads of retro objects. This is the perfect place to find a valuable piece. If bric-a-brac and vintage are not to your taste, then the side streets leading from Portobello Road are packed with designer boutiques, luxury brand stores and cafes.
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