Portobello Star


Portobello Star is an historic bar in Portobello Road, open since 1740 it has served drinks to the likes of royals, beggars, scarlet ladies, drunkards, intellectuals, popular musicians of the day, and now just the cool, fun crowd of Notting Hill.

Specialising in handmade liquor, all Portobello Star Signature Cocktails are made using the team’s own in-house spirit infusions. Handcrafted concoctions are then mixed with specially crafted bitters and luxury syrups, all of which are created in a central London laboratory by a team of highly skilled mixologists and cocktail bartenders.

Customers can immerse themselves in the cosmopolitan and stylish surroundings of west London’s busiest market road while sipping on house infused spirits, exotic cocktails and premium beers, including the exclusive Beavertown Gamma Ray beer which flows on tap. Why not book in for a mixology masterclass and learn the tricks of the trade and just how to make that perfect Whisky Sour or Smoked Negroni?

Having already established itself as a hub for locals, market visitors and tourists alike, the Portobello Star is also becoming a sought-after destination for private apartment parties, offering organisers the opportunity to host an intimate house party without worrying about any of the cleaning up after! A favourite for society celebrations and industry launches, the apartment party is an on-trend option for hosting high-end celebrations in stylish surroundings while serving superior food and drink to your guests.

Portobello Star is quickly becoming the place to be seen in west London.


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • None
  • No Door Charge
  • No hoodies, No sportswear


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 16:00 23:30
Tuesday 16:00 23:30
Wednesday 16:00 23:30
Thursday 16:00 23:30
Friday 16:00 0:30
Saturday 12:00 0:30
Sunday 12:00 23:30



Portobello Star, 171, Portobello Road, Notting Hill, W11 2DY


Notting Hill

Nearest Station

Ladbroke Grove (Tube)

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Apartment Private Room 0 50 - From £0 From £150

The Apartment at  Portobello Star is a unique, intimate 1st floor space overlooking Portobello Road market. Host your very own house party without the fuss and let us do all the worrying and organising for you! The space is perfect for groups, private parties & corporate events looking for a private room in which to celebrate.


Ask about The Apartment Experience and learn how you can have your own bartender making cocktails for you all night!

Whole Venue Venue Hire 0 150 - From £500 From £2000

For larger events we can provide you with full access to both floors of the venue, each floor has its own bar.


We can plan your whole event from food/drinks to entertainment, THINK BIG!


Live Music

Quiz Night


Ice Sculptures

Decorations and bespoke theming


Full capacity of 150 standing

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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