London, Portobello Market

The markets main attraction is the vibrant  antiques section on Saturdays. 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. You can visit the market as early as 8:30am and then walk the pub walk if you would like to avoid the afternoon crowds. Start at Notting Hill underground station. Exit via exit one on to the south side of the road and walk straight ahead and take the first right into Kensington Church Street. Walk down a couple of blocks, passing Peel Street on your right to reach Campbell Street. The Chuchill Arms is on the corner.   Select pictures for larger size. 

The Churchill
Churchill Arms pub. 119 Kensington Church Street, W8 7LN.
11-11 (midnight Thu-Sat); 12-10.30 Sun. Meal Times 12-10; 12-9.30 Sun, Thai food
One of London's Real Heritage Pubs. The ceilings are packed with suspended bric-a-brac, you name it and it’s probably up there somewhere. There is even a signpost in the middle in case you get lost. There is also a framed collection of 1500 butterflies along with prints and photographs of the great wartime leader. Famed for the beautiful flowers and hanging baskets that tumble out onto the street, The Churchill Arms was a 'London in Bloom' winner two years in a row. Fullers Ales. Free Wifi

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Turn left out of the Churchill Arms to walk down Campbell Street and then turn right into Campden Hill Road. A little way up on your right is the Windsor Castle.

The Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle West London

114 Campden Hill Rd  W8 7AR  Monday to Saturday: Noon - 11pm.  Sunday: Noon - 10.30pm. Free wifi. Timothy Taylor Landlord. Windsor & Eton Knight of the Garter. Food served lunch and evening. A Victorian style pub with those little rooms and doorways. Expensive to eat and rink here but a lovely old pub.

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Continue down Campden Hill Road to turn right into Uxbridge Street and find the Uxbridge Arms on your left, one block along.

The Uxbridge Arms

Uxbridge Arms West London

13 Uxbridge St, London W8 7TQ  Daily 12-11; 12-10.30 Sun
Fuller's London Pride, Harveys Sussex Best Bitter, St Austell Tribute.
FreeWifi. Back street local that dates from 1836 with a nicely carpeted U shaped bar.

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Customer reviews:  10/10  Excellent pub Sam,   May 2016
                          10/10 Peter Sweden The best pub in London when Linda runs it. Nov 2016

Continue along Uxbridge Street to turn left into Farmers Street. Cross the road into Pembroke Road. Take the narrower right fork and this will bring you to Portobellow Road on your left and on a Saturday, the market.

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market.
Portobello Road, the world’s largest antiques market with over 1,000 dealers selling every kind of antique and collectible. The antiques and bric-a-brac stalls are open only on Saturdays. See the web site for details of other items on other days.
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Walk down as far as the traffic lights and turn right down down Westbourne Grove. ( or if you wish, walk further through the market then walk back to Westbourne Grove) A few blocks along turn left into Needham road to soon find the Cock and Bottle on your left.

Cock and Bottle West London

The Cock and Bottle

17 Needham Rd, London W11 2RP.  12-11.30; 12-10.30 Sun
Built in 1851 and formerly known as the Swan, this is one of London's Real Heritage Pubs. Stained glass panels depict swans above the windows in the main bar. An impressively ornate bar-back and Corinthian columns are prominent features.
Fuller's London Pride, Hogs Back A over T, Timothy Taylor Landlord. Lunchtime Meals
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Return to Westbourne Grove and continue left for two blocks to turn right into Hereford Road. Keep on along Hereford Road until it becomes Princes Square and soon crossing Moscow Road into Ossington Street to reach the Champion on your right.

The Champion Notting Hill

The Champion.
1 Wellington Terrace, London W2 4LW  12-11; 12-midnight Fri & Sat; 12-10.30 Sun
Food served 12-10.  Built in 1838, grade II listed. Adnams Broadside, Windsor & Eton, Knight of the Garter, This pub serves 3 guest beers. Pub Garden 

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At the end, turn right, back to Notting Hill Gate.

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