From fun spots on Portobello Road to fine dining on Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill is definitely on the up as a restaurant destination. Here's our pick of the best restaurants in the area.
Chef Richard Wilkins (ex-Petrus and Waterside Inn) has moved into West London to open his solo venture, on the old Marianne site, serving up a modern French fine dining menu.
This longstanding neighbourhood gem of an Italian.has been packing Notting Hill's denizens into its light-filled dining room - above the ground floor pizzeria - for years.
Emily Roux (yes THAT Roux familiy) has joined up with her husband, Diego Ferrari - former Head Chef at Le Gavroche - to run this restaurant that's part French, part Italian in Notting Hill.
For years Clare Smyth was seen as the guiding light of Gordon Ramsay's flagship Hospital Road restaurant. Since going it alone with her own fine-dining spot in Notting Hill she's already notched up three Michelin stars as well as the top London slot in the Good Food Guide.
This egg-focused, brunch-heavy restaurant comes from Ennismore (the same people behind the Hoxton hotels). There are all types of eggs - in burgers, omelettes, salads and even simple boiled eggs and soldiers if that's what you fancy.
Soho House's Notting Hill outfit consists of an Electric House members club, a fancy Electric Cinema (London’s oldest cinema) and the Electric Diner. The Diner's all day menu features steaks, sandwiches, all-day breakfasts and much more comfort food.
If you know your chia seeds from your raw cacao nibs, this is one for you. Farm Girl, is a mecca for uber-health conscious Londoners, and this was their first outpost in London. Expect coconut BLTs, gluten-free doughnuts, smoothies and more.
For seasonal British food done brilliantly you can't go wrong with Hereford Road where the former head chef of St. John Bread and Wine, Tom Pemberton, is in charge of the kitchen.
From Colin Tu - the man behind Dalston's Salvation in Noodles - this restaurant takes Vietnamese street food as its inspiration, focusing on skewers cooked over the robata grill.
This modern Greek restaurant enlisted two of Greece's top chefs to create the menu Athinagoras Kostakos, executive head chef at Bill, Coo Mykonos and George Venieris, executive head chef at the roof garden restaurant at the Electra Palace Hotel in Athens. They say, "We reinterpret old time classic recipes with a modern twist."
Natoora are already known for their excellent grocery stores, and this Notting Hill outpost also features an in-store cafe, the Natoora Counter. Open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch, each dish on the menu will be fully traceable.
Jackson Boxer (also of Brunswick House) took inspiration from the Scottish islands and highlands for this West London seafood restaurant.
Six Portland Road comes from Oli Barker (who used to head up Terroirs alongside Ed Wilson). It's a small 40 seater restaurant with an ever-changing menu.
With the success of 108 Garage behind them, the same team have opened Southam Street. This is a three storey place taking in a grill, raw bar and an upstairs mezcal bar too.
An open charcoal grill is at the heart of this new Greek bistro, Suzi Tros (from the people behind nearby Mazi), which focuses on seasonally changing small plates.
Originally beginning life as Cool Chile Co stall on Portobello Road, the team moved inside to become Taqueria, serving up tacos, tostados, ceviches and all manner of Mexican treats.
This Notting Hill pub is highly rated by locals. The ethos is "Eat heartily and give the house a good name'" which has given London this lovely, modern gastropub, with a strong selection of oysters and shellfish.
Imagine being friends with someone who enjoys all the benefits of a super house share in Notting Hill. That's the premise of this pop-up turned permanent bar and restaurant on All Saints Road..
This was the first restaurant to be opened by The Gladwin brothers, who are each a farmer, a chef and a restaurateur. Serving up British food, much of it from their own family farm, it's all about locally grown, sustainable produce.
This Tonkotsu is a small departure from the rest, as it features a counter-style ramen bar of the kind you'll find in Tokyo. But don't worry - if it's your favourite ramen dishes you're after, they're on the menu too.
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