The City Surfer Guide To Notting Hill

If you think that the only reason to visit Notting Hill is for carnival, you definitely have not had the chance to venture around this amazing West London suburb.

Whether you’re into shopping, eating, film, or just people watching, it’s a great area to lose a few hours (or even a whole day and night) in.

Best For a Great Deal on Clothes – Portobello Market

West London’s most iconic market is home to foods from every nation and vintage clothing from every era. You’ll be sure to catch a bargain as you work your way through selections of timeless clothing. you can easily pick up a vintage Levi’s jean jacket or some retro sportswear for a great price.

Best For an Instagrammable Brekkie – Eggbreak

The guys at Soho House are back with another belter of a brunch place. Nestled on the corner of Uxbridge and Farmer Street, a lovely multicoloured quintessential Notting Hill street, you’ll find egg break. Every dish is built around the humble egg, they’ve got everything from pork belly with egg muffins to a braised brisket egg on brioche. Absolutely delicious breakfast treat!

Best For Working Up A Sweat – Powervibe Fitness Studio

Powervibe is a friendly, bespoke fitness studio delivering small group training sessions (3-10 people per class), and one to one personal training. Throughout the day and evening, Powervibe offers the following classes; Spin, Power Plate, Power Box and Power Blast together with their own range of fusion signature classes; Power Shape and Ride, Power Punch and Ride.

Best For Alfresco Dining – Mazi

Mazi’s vision is to show the rest of the world how innovative, tasty and refined Greek food can be. They derive inspiration from the traditional Greek table and reinterpret old time classic recipes with a modern twist. MAZI, which means “together” in Greek, revives the sharing culinary tradition of Greece and is at the very core of the restaurant’s concept.

Chris Roach


I love travelling and discovering the best of every city on the planet. Using the City Surfer app in London saves me so much time when choosing where I want to discover next.

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