Notting Hill Travel Guide
Located near Sloane Square in Chelsea, this independent bookshop houses roughly 25,000 books in a three-story 18th-century building. The store was established by John Sandoe in 1957 and is now owned by the veteran staff.
The antiques store is packed with glitzy finds.
Hundreds of hanging lamps illuminate this bijou boutique, with cushions toppling from the corners and shelves towering with apparel, bags, and accessories from up-and-coming designers like Orla Kiely (block-printed bags), Noa Noa (wafty French-inspired vintage-style dresses), and Danish duo Day B
Located along Notting Hill's antiquing mecca, Portobello Road, Rogers is a Saturday-only arcade that features one of the district's most eclectic collections of dealers and merchandise.
Founded by designer Alice Temperley in 2001, Temperley London has become one of the most celebrated fashion labels in the United Kingdom. The company now owns three standalone stores, including this flagship boutique in Notting Hill (the others are in Los Angeles and Dubai).
Wake up! The earlier you can drag yourself over to this 1,500-dealer market the better—many shoppers are here at the literal crack of dawn, and most of the serious trading is done by 9 a.m.
Transform yawn-inducing spaces into stylish conversation pieces with quirky finds from this well-loved antiques shop-meets-curiosity cabinet.
Britain’s best-known men’s wear designer is gregarious and charming, and his eccentricities manifest in discreetly peculiar and impeccably tailored clothing.
Bargain-seekers and serious collectors find treasures among the 18th- and 19th-century glass pieces, silver, and arts and crafts at this Portobello Road Market shop.
Exquisite jewelry combining traditional craftsmanship with contemporary design has customers oohing and aahing at this award-winning shop in Notting Hill.
Milliner to royals, celebs, and fashion's elite, Irishman Philip Treacy's bespoke studio/retail shop in Belgravia has eye-catching chapeaux and fascinators at potentially trip-budget-busting prices.
From antique pendants to couture pieces, Central Gallery carries a vast selection of fine pearls, gemstones, and semi-precious stones, as well as gold and silver.
There’s simply no way to re-create an interior that exudes the convivial, gently timeworn atmosphere of this gem, built in 1835, which has remained virtually untouched for almost two centuries.
Although Saturdays are most popular (and crowded) day at this standalone Notting Hill antique dealer, more serious collectors will find more one-on-one time with dealers during the week.