Market opening times
09:00 – 18:00 Monday To Wednesday 09:00 – 13:00 Thursday 09:00 – 19:00 Friday Antique stalls 09:00 – 19:00 Saturday Main day00:00 – 00:00 Sunday (closed) fashion under Portobello Green canopyAbove times are a guide only, shops & cafes open 7 days a week
Portobello is really several markets in one, Saturday being the day when all are in full swing. Then you can experience a mile of hustle, haggle, colour and energy. The feature of Saturdays is the opening of hundreds of antique and specialist shops and stalls. There are some talented and bizarre street performers to be spotted too.
Friday – second busiest day
Southern Portobello Road – antiques Middle of the market – food, new fashion, accessories, household goods Portobello Green, North Portobello – vintage clothing & accessories, collectables, bric-a-brac Golborne Road – bric-a-brac, furniture, food
Saturday – main day
Full street market (like Friday, listed above), plus;
Antiques Arcades – open Westbourne Grove – antiques stalls between Portobello Road and Kensington Park Road Portobello Green – more new fashion and less vintage than Friday The market is packed with stalls from Westbourne Grove all the way up to and along Golborne Road, and across under the Westway out to Ladbroke Grove. Come early to discover the best finds and avoid the crowds!
Portobello Green has a market selling mostly vintage clothing and bric-a-brac -no street market in Portobello or Golborne Roads.
Most cafes/shops are open + some forecourt traders at the southern end of Portobello Road.
Portobello Road between Elgin Crescent and the Westway – fruit and veg, household goods, a few clothing stalls, sometimes casual stalls of vintage clothing or bric-a-brac Golborne Road – fruit and veg, hot food
Portobello market and Golborne market is half-day on Thursdays, with stalls closing by 1pm.
The street market is open on Good Friday, but closed on other bank holidays.
Antiques & Bric-A-BracChepstow Villas – Elgin Crescent
The markets main attraction is the vibrant antiques section which is located near Notting Hill tube station; The half mile of road contains 100’s of buzzing market stalls, shops and arcades. You can expect to find a wonderful and wide array on antiques dating from BC to the 1960’s on offer including items such as glass and crystal, silver, books and many other collectibles.
Saturday is main antiques trading day and trading generally starts around 8:30-9:00am. It’s best to arrive before 11:30am if you want to avoid the crowds before they get too bustling.
Fruit & VegElgin Crescent – Talbot Road
Iconic London market stalls as full English character as they’re fruit and vegetables come next after the antiques section. You will also find a few bread stalls, cakes, a fish mongers and a cheese stall here.
Friday & Saturday – along with the above, baked goods, oils, olives, gourmet cheeses, meat, seafood and other specialist items
New GoodsTalbot Road – Westway
The new good section is more typical London market traders with stall selling cheap socks, toys, batteries etc.
Fashion MarketDotted around the street – Westway Area
Shop from vintage bags, lace and fur coats to more touristy london t-shirts.
Around Westway you will find the area some call the “Fashion Market” which has second hand clothes stalls side by side with young new designers.
You will also find a number of bigger brand shops in this area.
Second Hand GoodsWestway to Golbourne Road
Usually more a destination for locals than tourists, this section of the market offers second hand goods including clothes, great for any fashionista hoping to pickup a bargain.
Hot Food & Takeaway
Firday & Saturday: Hot food stalls offering choices from around the world are available such as curry, paella, fish and chips, bratwurst and more more In Goldborne Road you’ll find North African and Caribbean street food throughout the week.