Baby London discovers the best spots to eat, shop, learn and play in the fashionable West London space Notting Hill
With its quaint streets and rustic townhouses, Notting Hill’s unique charm attracts visitors from all over, Baby London rounds up its favourite places to go with your little one.
If you are out and about…
Club Petit Pierrot
Enjoy fun french lessons from as young as a year old at The Crypt, the Greek Cathedral of St Sophia, Moscow Road.
On Monday mornings, take your little one to the Electric Cinema and check out its dedicated screenings for babies under one year.
Seven days a week, visitors and locals alike can lap up stall upon stall of goodies, from the finest antiques to fresh fruit and flowers.
Play & Learn Classes
From baby sensory to music, games and storytelling, Gymboree’s play-based classes for infants encourage learning and development.
Notting Hill Carnival
Ever since the first carnival in 1964, this historic event has brought colour and culture to the streets of Notting Hill each year for two days.
If you’re looking to meet other parents, the NCT-run, Bumps, Babies & Beyond is a free weekly group for anyone who is expecting a baby, or has a little one. Thursdays, 3pm to 5pm, at St Peter’s Church, Kensington Park Road.
If you want to grab a bite…
From seasonal vegetables to artisan breads and cheese, Daylesford is a diner’s delight. Swing by for brunch, lunch or coffee.
Granger & co
Set yourself up for the day with one of Bill’s classic breakfasts. Tea-smoked salmon, anyone?
If you want to hit the shops…
Co-owned by designer Jasmine Guinness, this quirky shop is filled with traditional and modern toys alongside cool puzzles, dolls, stationery, fancy dress and more.
2 Blenheim Crescent
Wild & Gorgeous
From perfect party dresses to the sweetest knits and accessories, Wild & Gorgeous is a treasure trove of stunning pieces for stylish girls and boys from newborn to 15 years old.
52 Ledbury Road