Monday, 22 June 2015

Portobello market

Portobello Market happens to be on of the most famous market in the world.The market is along the 2 mile long Portobello road,which happens to pass through one of the most famous area of London called "Notting Hill' thanks to the movie.And yes there is a blue door and a lot of pretty houses as shown in the movie.
Portobello Road has been a market since the 1800s but became particularly famous for its antiques in the 1950s. Now there are numerous stalls offering everything from fruit and bread to posters, clothes, ceramics and music.But the markets is famous for it's antiques section.
It’s also a haven for lovers of fashion, food, books and music.A place for anyone who wants to find something really unique or just loves a great bargain.The market gets really crowded so o early to avoid the crowd.Lot of street food and cafes along the way,do try them.

TIMINGS-Summers-8am to 6pm.Winters -9am to 5pm.

Southern Portobello Road – antiques
Middle of the market – food, new fashion, accessories, household goodsPortobello Green, 
North Portobello – vintage clothing & accessories, collectables
Golborne Road – furniture, food . 
Full street market (like Friday, listed above)and
Antiques Arcades open
Westbourne Grove – antiques stalls between Portobello Road and Kensington Park Road 
Portobello Green has a market selling mostly vintage clothing, but there’s no street market in Portobello or Golborne Roads.
Monday,Tuesday and Wednesday(8am to 6pm) Thursay market is open only till 1pm-
Fruit and veg, household goods, a few clothing stalls, sometimes casual stalls of vintage clothing.
Golborne Road – fruit and veg, hot food.

 How to reach-
2 underground stations: Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith & City Lines) or Notting Hill Gate, which is on the Central, Circle and District lines.
The following buses stop in or near the market: 7,12, 23, 27, 28, 31, 52, 70, 94, 328 & 452.
Portobello Road
Greater London
W10 5TA
Phone:020 7727 7684