Notting Hill

  • The Ledbury is reopening

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    Updated 1/1/22 with reopening date and booking info

    The Ledbury was one of the first casualties of the first lockdown back in 2020, with Brett Graham making a somewhat abrupt decision not to reopen. Ever since, however, there have been rumours of its reopening and now it's actually

  • The Princess Royal in Notting Hill is a new pub for Cubitt House and Ben Tish

    The Princess Royal is a new pub for Cubitt House and Ben Tish 

    Recently Ben Tish left his Fitzrovia restaurant Norma and joined up with pub group Cubitt House to completely revamp their food offering (in a role not too dissimilar to the one he had at Salt Yard). As part of this, he's been overhauling the food in pubs like The Coach Makers Arms in Marylebone (together with chef Richard Sandiford) but there's also going to be a brand new pub in the

  • Portobello Schoolyard is Notting Hill's new Saturday food & drink market

    Portobello Schoolyard is Notting Hill's new Saturday food & drink market

    A new Saturday food market is coming to Notting Hill and it does sound very promising. It'll be taking over the grounds of Vicente Cañada Blanch Spanish School, hence the market's name - Portobello Schoolyard.

    They already have a few impressive debuts lined up for the market. It'll be the first time you'll be able to buy Phil Howard's OTTO

  • La Brasseria head to Notting Hill with their Italian luxe trattoria

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    You may have been busy this summer visiting old London restaurant haunts, making up for lost dining time during lockdown. While it’s been a mixed bag of emotions seeing who’s still standing and who is still sadly boarded up, the inspirational openings keep coming. We’re happy to see that lovers of Italian food can still get their fix at Marylebone’s La Brasseria Milanese, which first opened back in May 2018. Now the owners,

  • Test Driving Sunday in Brooklyn - NYC's pancake brunch hits Notting Hill


    They're already becoming well known for their huge pancakes, but what's the rest of brunch at Sunday in Brooklyn like? We went to Notting Hill to find out. 

  • Buvette

    NYC restaurant comes to Notting Hill

  • New York restaurant Sunday in Brooklyn is coming to Notting Hill

    New York restaurant Sunday in Brooklyn is coming to Notting Hill

    Sunday in Brooklyn has been a big hit in New York - and they're the latest NYC restaurant to make a splash in Notting Hill. They'll have dishes from the original restaurant (including the famed pancakes) and a big focus on brunch. 

  • Test Driving Sumi - superlative sushi in Notting Hill

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    Top sushi chef Endo Kazutoshi spent lockdown getting this more casual sushi joint ready to open in Notting Hill. We popped along for a look. 

  • The Secret Sandwich Shop opens in Notting Hill

    The Secret Sandwich Shop opens in Notting Hill

    They've been delivering across London for a few weeks now, but later this week The Secret Sandwich Shop will actually open their real-life sandwich shop. They're putting out sandwiches with an East Asian twist, all based on the Japanese Wanpaku sandwich and on the menu are:

    • The Secret Sandwich - 5 Seasonal Vegetables, with Avocado, Tomato and Kewpie Mayo
    • The
  • Notting Hill's The Cow pub succeeds in battle for survival

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    Update 28/4/21 - looks like good things do happen to nice people, as we've just heard that Westminster Council has approved the pub's reopening. "We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the tremendous support you have given us while campaigning to ‘Save The Cow’," says owner Tom Conran. 


    Our hearts go out to The Cow pub in Westbourne Grove. Not only are they having to deal with the

  • Geales in Notting Hill is the pandemic's latest restaurant victim

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    It opened at the beginning of the second world war and, with a few hiccups, has been serving up fish and chips to Notting Hill locals ever since. But the pandemic has put paid to historic west London restaurant Geales which this week announced that it is not going to reopen.

    The restaurant, which first opened its doors in W8 back in 1939, has served cod and chips to a pantheon of celebrities and film stars over the years.

  • Skye Gyngell's Spring shop is opening in Notting Hill

    Spring Shop

    Last year, we reported that chef and restaurateur Skye Gyngell was due to open another version of her Spring restaurant in the shape of a shop in Shoreditch. While that didn't come to fruition in the end, the shop is still going ahead, but this time in Notting Hill. 

    It's taking over what once used to be Dorothee Schumacher, and will feature much of what's already on sale in the restaurant's lockdown online store. So there

  • Jackson Boxer's Orasay launches an ever-changing seafood menu to support day-boat fishermen


    As many regular restaurant-goers know, the restaurant industry depends on the sustainable seafood stock supplied by independent fishermen from day-boats. However, the one-two punch of both restaurants being closed and the impact of Brexit has had a hugely negative impact. 

    So one restaurant, Jackson Boxer's Orasay in Notting Hill, is doing what it can to help. As the restaurant opens up again, starting with terrace dining on 13

  • Buvette London gets ready to showcase its terrace in Notting Hill

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    Hugely popular not only in its original West Village location, but also in Paris and Tokyo, hip New York bistro Buvette has landed in London.

  • Sumi in Notting Hill is the new restaurant by sushi master Endo Kazutoshi in Notting Hill

    Sumi in Notting Hill is the new restaurant by sushi master Endo Kazutoshi

    Here's something that escaped our attention in the run-up to Christmas - Endo Kazutoshi opened a new sushi restaurant. If the name sounds familiar, it's because he's the man behind Endo at Rotunda, the very well rated high-end sushi restaurant with a view in White City. 

    Sumi had planned to open fully in December were it not for the restrictions. Instead, they've decided


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