Portobello Star

  • Notting Hill
  • After Work
  • ££

This industry institution always promises great drinks and great music. A staple on the Portobello Road.


171 Portobello Road, London, W11 2DY
+44 (0) 20 7229 8016
Opening Times
Mon-Thu 12.00-23.30
Fri-Sat 12.00-00.30
Sun 12.00-23.30
Insider Information
They make their own gin - ask for a grapefruit twist with your tonic.


  • Time Out

    Time Out Says…

    The Portobello Star is the home of the incredible Portobello Road gin, and gin (of numerous brands) takes pride of place on the drinks list. But there’s much more on the quaintly old-fashioned menu (which includes elaborate discourses on the origins of the drinks)...It can easily get crowded even on a weeknight, with mostly young Notting Hillbillies in search of strong, well-made drinks.

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  • Best Bars

    Best Bars Says…

    A west London staple, the Portobello Star is perfect for anyone and everyone who likes a tipple and a good time. With their own homebrand gin, it’s no surprise the chaps here really know how to make a solid drink...his place is ready for a party any time, so if you swing by for a quiet cocktail … well, there’s always the chance you’ll be swilling and dancing by the end of the night.

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  • Barchick

    Barchick Says…

    Seriously BUFF looking crowd, and you never know who’ll be there when you go. Occasionally it’s quiet, but more often than not it’s kicking off. BarChick went for a quick one, but found herself man down 4 hours later...Most importantly, Jake and his crew know how to make a good cocktail; the best in fact.

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