Rough Trade West  

 
 
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130 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 1JA
 
 
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Mon to Sat 10am-6.30pm, Sun 11am-5pm
 

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The record shop that launched the legendary Rough Trade label - home to The Smiths, The Fall and The Libertines among others - is still heaven for indie-kids, punks and rockers. It's been carefully organised by era, genre and sub-sub genre, so you need a decent grounding in music before you can even start looking. But once you do, you're certain to find whatever you want and a dozen more things you didn't even realise you needed. The staff are disturbingly knowledgeable - and not shy about playing their favourite post-hardore punk thrashes at ear-bleeding volume during opening hours.

 

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The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £118  27% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 11 minutes from Rough Trade West
Wrap yourself in Victorian elegance at this exclusive hotel. Located in peaceful residential street close to Notting Hill gate, the shops and nightlife of the West-end ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London Hyde Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £96  28% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 14 minutes from Rough Trade West
Location is this hotel's biggest selling point. Step outside, cross the road and you're in Kensington Gardens, one of London's prettiest outdoor spots, which soon merges ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  32% off
129 Bayswater Road, W2 | 16 minutes from Rough Trade West
Housed in a historical listed building overlooking Hyde Park, the Hilton London Hyde Park is an attractive redbrick building that still has many of its period ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Tabernacle Arts Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Powis Square, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Rough Trade West
This refurbished Victorian church has been converted into a multi-functional venue for arts and exhibitions. Facilities include a dance studio, theatre-style performance space, soundproofed production studio ... More
 
 
 
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Subterania
London > Entertainment > Live Music
12 Acklam Road, W10 | 5 minutes from Rough Trade West
Subterania , previously Acklam Hall, is a legendary club much loved by indie fans. O riginally opened in 1989 by the Mean Fiddler, it ... More
 
 
 
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Bush Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 26 minutes from Rough Trade West
A unique venue whose high ceilings have played host to a wide variety of artists from cabaret to cutting-edge electronica. Built in 1905 as a dance ... More
 
 
 
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The Electric Cinema, Portobello
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
Lush leather armchairs, beds on the front row, comfy footstools, wine coolers and small tables storing snacks and drinks make this small, independent cinema one of ... More
 
 
 
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The Idler Academy
London > Entertainment >
81 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from Rough Trade West
If you like your coffee with a strong shot of philosophy, The Idler Academy is the place for you. This cafe-cum-centre of learning was set up ... More
 
 
 
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 10 minutes from Rough Trade West
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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The Wake
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 11th September 2020 - 7.30pm-11pm
Rough Trade West, 12 Acklam Road, W10 | 5 minutes from Rough Trade West
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Dead Souls
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 19th September 2020 - 7.30pm-11pm
Rough Trade West, 12 Acklam Road, W10 | 5 minutes from Rough Trade West
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Kakkmaddafakka
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 7th October 2020 - 7.30pm-11pm
Rough Trade West, 12 Acklam Road, W10 | 5 minutes from Rough Trade West
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Portobello Road Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
The famous Portobello Road antiques and flea market in Notting Hill takes place every Saturday although there are also stalls from Monday to Friday. Running from ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
London > Attractions > Museums
111-117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from Rough Trade West
From Cornflakes to Ker-plunk, Spacedust to Spacehoppers, take a nostalgic tour through 200 years of British consumerism with Robert Opie's unique creation. Enter the Museum of ... More
 
 
 
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Notting Hill
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from Rough Trade West
In the South-West of the borough of Kensington and Chelsea lies Notting Hill, one of the most attractive parts of London and home to the famous ... More
 
 
 
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The Tea and Coffee Plant
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
180 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
Nearly as mature as Monmouth Coffee House in Covent Garden, Coffee Plant is really an importer and roaster with a coffee shop on the side. They ... More
 
 
 
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The Spice Shop
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
Hard to miss with its bright yellow awning emblazoned with the word 'SPICE', this cosy emporium on the corner of Portobello Road will get your olfactory ... More
 
 
 
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Books for Cooks
London > Shopping > Books
4 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
This shop for cookery book fanatics was once managed by Clarissa Dickson-Wright. The mouth-watering smells that spring from this traditional place are thanks to the kitchen/coffee ... More
 
 
 
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First Floor Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
186 Portobello Road, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
Perched above a busy bar, this restaurant is housed in a grand, chandelier-laden dining room full of rustic stonework. Even after 15 years, they still manage ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
168 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Progreso
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
156 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
Two London addresses, both ideal for a break from frantic shopping. Escape the hustle and bustle of Portobello Road, or the sea of fashion outlets in ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 23 minutes from Rough Trade West
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 24 minutes from Rough Trade West
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 33 minutes from Rough Trade West
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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Float
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
2A Bridstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 8 minutes from Rough Trade West
As Londoners struggle to relax in this bustling behemoth of a city, people seem to keep on finding new, bizarre ways to chill out. Float offers ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from Rough Trade West
This spacious Westbourne Grove branch of beauty emporium Space NK is one of only two London stores to offer treatments at the luxurious Spa.NK. The shop, ... More
 
 
 
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Avondale Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Walmer Road, Holland Park, London W11 | 11 minutes from Rough Trade West
Created in 1892, Avondale Park was named after the then recently deceased Duke of Clarence and Avondale. Today the Notting Hill park includes an extensive playground, ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
One of Young's more stylish bars, the Duke of Wellington is a decent traditional pub on Portobello Road. On Saturdays when Portobello Market is on, the ... More
 
 
 
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The Elgin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
96 Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Rough Trade West
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The Elgin
London > Nightlife > Pubs
96 Ladbrooke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Rough Trade West
A pub with G & T tastings and 22 gins on offer! The Elgin has a special Gin Palace, a small bar separated from the ... More
 
 
 
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
186 Portobello Road, W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
Taking lock-ins to the next level, Portobello Road Gin is launching the UK's first-ever gin hotel this December. A four-floor mecca for the discerning ... More
 
 
 
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The Little Yellow Door
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-8 All Saints Road, W11 | 3 minutes from Rough Trade West
Based on a fictional flatshare between friends, The Little Yellow Door is a house party that you can ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Job Notting Hill
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 All Saints Road, W11 | 3 minutes from Rough Trade West
Having successfully launched two venues, The Italian Job in Notting Hill is the third venture from the group, the brainchild of ... More
 
 
 
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Rough Trade West
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 13 minutes from Rough Trade West
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes from Rough Trade West
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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