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Portobello Road Market

Address: Portobello Road, London W11 1LU, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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Ranked #36 of 517 Shopping & Fashion in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping, Antiquing
Owner description: Portobello Road is probably the world’s best known market. Though...
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping, Antiquing
Owner description: Portobello Road is probably the world’s best known market. Though famous for antiques, that’s not all there is. It’s a haven for lovers of fashion, food, books and music; anyone who wants to find something unique or loves a bargain. It’s real London with real people, loads of character and treasure and bargains to discover. We hope you’ll visit soon.
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Delft, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Recommend walking through this street. It has nice shops that caters to locals as well as tourists. Also nice that you will find some of the buildings used in the Notting Hill movie. The Portobello Market store where they sell some Banksy art is for sure worth a visit while on this street. Take your time and enjoy the milder... More 

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Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed walking this market street, especially a bit off season. Even if you don't plan to buy anything, it is so much strange and nice things to look at in the market. Recommended!

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england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Without Doubt !!, the best Street Market in London......And FREE to walk around the stalls and shops with its enormous range of products on sale

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

Great food stalls, interesting people, all types that will have your head spinning. Lots of goodies you won't find in the normal shops, especially music collections and vintage items.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It really has the feel of a large outdoor flea market. There is a large section dedicated to antiques, with many side corridors to delve into and explore. Probably something for everyone here. But, prepare for crowds. It started to rain a bit, most people didn't have room to open their umbrella.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Portobello Road Market is quirky and romantic. Its location is brilliant 7 minute walk from Notting Hill Tube. You can find antiques and vintage clothing and amazing English pubs and cafes. There is an excellent vegetarian falafel and vegetarian eatery. Its a real London experience on a Saturday and Friday too. Be sure to check out the £25 Converse Stall... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We decided to check out this place after hearing so much about it. I went around looking. There were sliver cutleries, vinyl records, coins, old watches and etc. We did not buy anything as we were just browsing.

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Beersheba, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

That's a once a week market, with many different sellers, selling unique and special goods. Several stands with not-english street food, is a good reason to go there, after tasting some local food. The surrounding area is very beautiful as well, and is worth it to "get lost" in the streets.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

we have been there on a rainy saturday and it was so crowded that you nearly could not move. We stayed for roughly 10 ten minutes and then decided to leave. There are definitely other places worth visiting more than portobello road and its market

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

When I lived in London ( admittedly a long while ago ), this was rammed on a Sunday. I have read some other reviews and some say Sunday busier than Saturday! Anyway, complete waste of time and effort getting there on a Sunday. Loads of tat masquerading as Kitsch or antiques, anything genuinely remotely interesting ridiculously overpriced. Very few stalls... More 

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