A popular and coloured neighbourhood with a Jamaican heritage, Notting Hill Carnival is very famous during the last weekend of August. Nowadays, it is a bourgeois, cosmopolite, and trendy neighbourhood with swanky shops, exotic shops and markets.
- Shops and restaurants
This charming area, made famous by the film, is popular for both its English residents and expatriates alike.
This area has kept its Jamaican heritage with the annual Carnival, which takes place on the last weekend of August.
Shopping on Ledbury Road and Westbourne Grove will satisfy any lover of trendy boutiques.
There are also many restaurants and cafés as well as English pubs; some with little gardens at the back which are much loved by the English, whatever the weather. There is something for everyone and for all budgets here.
Holland Park and the huge Hyde Park are very close-by for long walks in the fresh air or daily jogs.
Finally, the Electric Cinema is a trendy, old-fashioned cinema where you can watch a film lounged on the comfortable sofas whilst eating dinner or sipping a glass of wine.
What you will find in Notting Hill
- A very touristic area
- The Electric Cinema is a very famous cinema where people can watch a movie in chesterfield sofas, enjoying dinner or a drink
- Gorgeous Victorian style houses, loads of mews, and more recent buildings around Portobello Road
- All amenities: shops, restaurants, bars, theatre, cinema