Notting Hill is one of the most attractive neighborhoods in London, with its pastel buildings and a classy style that mixes posh and vintage. The area also offers good food and great nights out in the atmospheric streets. A stay in Notting Hill area is really worthwhile; whether you are the shopping-spree type, or you just want to have an exciting moment.
Some Major Attractions are:
- Notting Hill Restaurants and Cafes
It is a great idea to choose to explore the food scene in the area of Notting Hill. 108 Garage is mostly referred to as one of the best restaurants in the area. It features an ingenous and regularly changing meu, and a superb cocktail set.
- Portobello Road Market
Portobello Road Market runs between Notting Hill Gate and Ladbroke Groove. It comprises of a lot of markets mixed together, with their colorful terraced buildings and shops. It is regarded by many to be the world’s largest ancient market.
A lot of local eateries that maintain top quality can also be spotted around; like the Lowry & Baker. Portobello Road Market is always a busy one from Monday to Saturday, as tourists also come there to explore its fascinating atmosphere.
- Transport and Tube
The Notting Hill Gate Station makes transportation and tube links very accessible in the area. It is located between the District & Circle Lines and the Central Line. You can easily reach neighborhood areas like the South Kensington, Westminster, Tower Hill, and a lot more. Also, there are many London buses that cover many routes in the area of Notthing Hill.
There are a lot of other major attractions in Notting Hill like: Notting Hill Bookshops, Westbourne Groove, The Mews, Sight of the Colorful Houses, Museums of Brands.
- Pass the Property Service and Accommodation Management
There are a lot of firms that offer these services in Notting Hill, London. These include professional properties management firms who offer an extensive range of services which includes portfolio administration, property management, and many more.
Both the corporate and private tenants are in demand for professionally managed properties in the Notting Hill areas. In these areas, tenants often pay bounty rents. This high demand is mainly because living in a managed property gives tenants peace of mind that any issues that may occur will be professionally handled.
NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL
The Notting Hill Carnival started as the first outdoor festival in the streets of Notting Hill area of Kensington in 1966. It is an annual event in London in the month of August which takes places for at least 2 days. It is one of the world’s largest art events and it is led by members of the British West Indian community. Notting Hill Carnival is often considered to be the largest and most populated street festival in Europe.
Although the Carnival has its origin from the Caribbean culture, yet, it also features the modern London’s. usually, there are line performers, and the first set remains the reggae and punk bands. Artists like Wilf Walker, Asward and Eddie Grant were the legends in the 80s. In the 90s, hip hop began to pave its ways through when artists like Jay Z, Busta Rhymes performed live on the stage. Till this time, the likes of Mr Eazi, Major Lazer, and Stefflon Don are the regular performers.
Notting Hill Carnival live stages also host performances from emerging talents like ‘the Wilf Walker Community’, British-based calypso artists like De Admiral, and universally known artists like Machel Montano.
The 2019 Notting Hill Carnival begins at 9:00am 24thAugust till 10:00pm 26thAugust, in Eastern Time.