Dating back over 150 years, the Mitre Lancaster Gate remain one of the oldest pubs in the area. Elegantly decorated and immediately immersing guests into a wonderful world of quaint knick-knacks and characterful antiques, the pub has done well to hold onto many of its original Victorian features.
Best Pubs in Notting Hill
Corker of a film with Julia Roberts aside? Notting Hill is an area alive and kicking thanks to leafy suburban streets, stunning homes and city charm. The best part? It's not shy a great pub or two. Whether you're after a secret beer garden near Portobello or simply settling in for a Sunday roast, these Notting Hill pubs should do the trick.
With such a cool proximity to Portobello Road, it's no wonder that the Duke of Wellington is one of the most favoured pubs in Notting Hill. Not only can you snag favourites such as beer battered fish and chips over dinner, there's a roster of ales and draught pints not to be missed.
Not only does The Champion in Bayswater Road have a history as one of London's most iconic gay pubs, this well-known Notting Hill boozer has a secret courtyard garden, perfect for pints come the summer, with British dishes sitting as menu staples.
Make like the buzzy, arty Notting Hill crowd and saunter down to the eccentrically cool Elgin. Boasting more than a few bold patterns, enormous mirrors and bountiful artworks, this a creatively friendly place indeed. And as a rather bohemian boozer, naturally live music is a major part of its character. Cider, ales, beers and Bloody Marys jostle for attention.
The Mall Tavern is known around Notting Hill for serving hearty, seasonal British classic dishes and their giant selection of beers on tap. With 28 taps from London's best brewers and across the world, the biggest beer snob will find something they enjoy, and the modern-yet-cosy interior will please everyone from seasoned pub-goers to modern gastro-lovers.
Just a stone's throw from the heart of Notting Hill, The Porchester is a top notch option for pints in the area. A Young's pub known for their British plates and their London beer, The Porchester is the perfect alternative for casual drinks in west London.
A gem of a Notting Hill pub, The Union Tavern has a beautiful canal-side garden where you can watch the boats go by on Regents Canal on a sunny day. They sell delicious, unique dishes and a brilliant range of craft beers and there are plenty of interesting events including beer discussions and a Wednesday's pub quiz with an irresistible £5 burger deal.
A relaxed neighbourhood pub in Notting Hill, The Prince Albert is one unique place to drink and chow down on street food from Ruby Jean's Burgers, Chicken Society, The Marvellous Pub Grub Co. and Veg Head. Plan on dining alfresco? There's a pretty beer garden with hanging lights, lush greenery and bold wall art awaiting.