Area guide: Golborne

Golborne has a characteristic multicultural atmosphere. Vibrant, colourful and faithfully local, you will find a community passionate about its diversity and peoples.

Golborne Road has served as a backdrop to both Woody Allen’s ‘Scoop’ and Hugh Grant’s ‘Notting Hill’. The street has its own community website ( and locals have turned nearby Meanwhile Gardens into a leafy haven with a childrens’ play area.


Stores such as La Marrakech are perfect for your harissa and preserved lemons, Golborne Fisheries is perfectly suited for the best catch of the day, and Lisboa Delicatessen for chorizo, morcela, fresh walnuts and bacalhau (salted cod). Lisboa Patissiere is a local favourite for coffee with a freshly baked Pasteis de nata (Portugese tart).

Golborne Road market hosts an array of food stalls during the week and has an eventful second-hand section at the weekend.


Golborne Road is in the London area of Notting Hill. The nearest station to Golborne Road is Westbourne Park Tube Station which is roughly 6 minutes to the south east.

At the north of the road is Meanwhile Gardens, an enchanting community park set up in 1976. The park has a dedicated staff team, the gardens now have various landscapes, including a wooded area and wildlife garden, a quiet scented courtyard.

Local Property

Some of the more expensive streets within Golborne include: Montpelier Square, Thurloe Square, Pelham Crescent, Lancelot Place and Hereford Square.

To view current properties for sale in Golborne click here.