Market opening times
09:00 – 18:00 Monday To Wednesday
09:00 – 13:00 Thursday
09:00 – 19:00 Friday and saturday.
The whole market-along with antiques and second hand bric-a-brac will be open until 4pm on Friday and as normal on Saturday.
The market is closed on Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.
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.
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.
Antiques & Bric-A-Brac
Chepstow 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, although some shops are open on Fridays (stalls are not) 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 & Veg
Elgin 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.
Talbot Road – Westway
The new good section is more typical London market traders with stall selling cheap socks, toys, batteries etc.
Dotted 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 stall side by side with young new designers.
You will also find a number of bigger brand shops in this area.
Second Hand Goods
Westway to Golbourne Road
Usually more a destination for locals than tourists, this section of the market offers second hand good including clothes, great for any fashionista hoping to pickup a bargain.