Have you ever been in Portobello Road?
Do you love the world of the antiques shops?
If you go to London you must visit Portobello Road, one of the most original markets of the city.
Where is Portobello Road?
It is located in Notting Hill, which is one of the best cosmopolitan neighbourhood of London.
Why is it famous?
Generally, it is well-known for its antiques markets. Tourists from all over the world come to this place because of the originality of items. Even Londoners go to Portobello Road searching for deals.
When do they open?
The markets open from Monday to Saturday and it is divided into 3 parts: the first is about antiques items, the second is full of vintage clothing (such as leather bags or second-hand clothing) and souvenir shops, while the third area is made up of stands rich of food such as fruits, vegetables and desserts. In addition, there’s a superb shop of handmade American style cupcakes, named The Hummingbird Bakery.
If you’re just interested in antiques markets, you might go there on Saturdays. On this day you should found some good deals: sometimes the prices are rather high, but on the other hand there are things that you would not find elsewhere.