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Teresa's Guidebook

Teresa
Born and bred in Notting Hill, I truly love living/working as a doctor in this incredible city. Also an avid traveller and foodie! Becoming an airbnb host has been so rewarding and constantly broad... read more
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643 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Perfect for strolling, jogging, rollerblading or swimming in the Serpentine! Leave enough time to explore all the beautiful sights in Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens (these Royal Parks are right n... read more

#2

The Ledbury

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 127 Ledbury Rd·Map·Hours·

141 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Sensational fine dining (2 michelin stars) - regularly tops the list of London's best restaurants.

#3

E&O

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 14 Blenheim Crescent·Map·Hours·Website·

135 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Perennially trendy, this corner restaurant off Portobello Road serves up posh asian fusion food - the salt and pepper squid and pad thai are both must-trys.

#4

Granger & Co.

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 175 Westbourne Grove·Map·Hours·Website·

117 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Sunny australian-style... good for brunch! Get there early on weekends to avoid the ridiculous round-the-corner queue.

103 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The original! Yotam Ottolenghi does fresh Israeli-style food with a western twist - proving so popular that he now has several restaurants and numerous cookbooks.

263 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Pretty much my favourite place to be. I love wandering up and down this street on any day, but there's a buzzing antiques/fashion/food market on weekends. If you're after antiques in particular, ge... read more

#7

Osteria Basilico

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 29 Kensington Park Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

79 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Neighbourhood stalwart with an extremely convivial atmosphere and excellent Italian food.

723 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Having lived right next to this for 4 years, I know this charming food market like the back of my hand! Go hungry and do a little 'tasting tour' (some stalls lay out free tasters - don't miss the t... read more

#9

The Oak

Food SceneRestaurants
137 Westbourne Park Road·Map·Hours·Website·

62 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Gastropub serving delicious Italian food - don't miss the pizzas! There's a great bar upstairs where you can have a drink whilst waiting for your table.

#10

Trailer Happiness

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$$· 177 Portobello Road·Map·Hours·Website·

47 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hip tiki bar famous for their scrumptious pina coladas served in pineapples - as good as any you'll find in Hawaii :-)

49 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great Jamaican-style food and cocktails. On Friday and Saturday nights the downstairs area is open for dancing and drinks

#12

Taqueria

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 139 Westbourne Grove·Map·Hours·Website·

32 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I come here to gorge on exquisite pork tacos, accompanied by a margarita or two!

32 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Phenomenal cupcakes! Try the Red Velvet.

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Dim sum in style on Queensway! No bookings on weekends, so get there earlyish - the queue moves quickly though.

#15

Eat Tokyo

Food SceneRestaurants
18 Hillgate Street·Map·Hours·Website·

32 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing sushi and hot Japanese food at more than reasonable prices - it's best to book. Don't forget to order their hot sake!

#16

Polpo

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 126-128 Notting Hill Gate·Map·Hours·

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Pop in for their Italian small plates, desserts and fabulous cocktails. They do a great negroni.

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best Persian restaurant in London - the main draw being the mindblowingly tasty and tender grilled meats. Always packed, with a lively atmosphere.

68 local Airbnb hosts recommend

On Fridays and Saturdays this street becomes a treasure trove for antique hunters and bric a brac lovers - it's one of the most interesting streets in the area, and is slightly off the main tourist... read more

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great value, great quality French staples - a fail-safe for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

#20

Marianne

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 104 Chepstow Rd·Map·Hours·

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Brilliant tasting menu from this young star chef.

#21

Books For Cooks

ShoppingBookstores
$· 4 Blenheim Crescent·Map·Hours·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A fiercely-kept secret amongst locals, this quaint little bookshop has an open kitchen and a few tables at the back. They whip up dishes from several different cookbooks daily Monday-Friday - all f... read more

#22

Farmacy

Food SceneRestaurants
74 Westbourne Grove·Map·Hours·Website·

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A celeb fave, this healthy restaurant serves nourishing tasty food in a beautiful setting. Major plus point - also serves alcohol... so you don't all have to be good!

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Quirky and original museum takes you on the journey of well-loved brands. Great for families or anyone fascinated by our consumer culture!

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A few doors down on our road, this cute corner restaurant and alcohol-free bar (!) serves up healthy plant-based dishes. The 'good for you' desserts are particularly yummy.

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A relatively well-kept secret - hit the mind-blowing fried chicken shop (washed down with their delicious daiquiris) before working up a sweat on the dancefloor downstairs

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I get all my party dresses from this incredible shop specialising in second-hand designer pieces at knockdown prices. They often have stylists bring in a load of brand-new stuff too. Definitely wor... read more

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This one-stop shop stocks all kinds of asian ingredients, and also has a deli counter at the front selling freshly cooked food to go (pad thai, green/red curries, fried fish etc.). Don't miss the f... read more

#28

Paul Smith Ltd

ShoppingClothing Stores
$$$· 122 Kensington Park Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Paul Smith specialises in modern British fashion and his flagship store is a sight in itself, set in a gorgeous 3-storey mansion at the Portobello end of Westbourne Grove. Whether you want to pick ... read more

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The London flagship of this highbrow chocolate shop is billed as a 'Boutique and Chocolateria'. You can stop in for a hot chocolate whilst being talked through the selection of fresh and pre-packag... read more

#30

Diptyque

ShoppingStores
195 Westbourne Grove·Map·Hours·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Step in and you'll be swept away by the heavenly aroma in this delightful French perfumery. With a huge selection of different formulations including sprays, roll-ons and solid perfume, you can abs... read more