A little bit of history
Portobello Market stretches in over a mile in length and is one of the most famous street markets in the world.
Need to know
The annual Notting Hill Carnival is the largest street festival in Europe.
North Kensington is well known for its Portobello Market stalls and the area has some fantastic independent shops. Kingsland is an award-winning butchers and Golborne Fisheries sells delicious fresh fish. You can stock up on drinks at the Select Food and Wine off-licence whilst Chana Chemist is the local pharmacy with friendly staff on hand to offer helpful advice when needed.
North Kensington is also home to a large Sainsbury's that's handy for the weekly shop and organic food fans will love the Portobello Whole Food store.
NORTH KENSINGTON IS WELL KNOWN FOR ITS PORTOBELLO MARKET STALLS AND THE AREA HAS SOME FANTASTIC INDEPENDENT SHOPS.