London neighbourhoods - West London
West London draws together some of the very best bits of London and places them all in one easily accessible neighbourhood.
Here you will be able to enjoy the showbiz style of the West End, the fashionable suburbs of Notting Hill, markets of Ladbroke Grove and the excellent restaurants of Marylebone.
Be entertained by the wealth of museums, theatres and sporting events happening in this area or simply find a quality restaurant and hotel from which to watch the world go by.
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Those in need of some retail therapy can enjoy some superb London shopping to the west of the city.
Head to Regent Street for a range of flagship stores including the sporty Niketown or take a trip back to your childhood with a visit to the world-famous Hamley's toy store, which has seven floors of goodies.
If you're planning your visit around Christmas time, be sure to catch the impressive turning on of the festive lights on Regent Street as well.
Fashion-conscious shoppers can make their way to Bond Street to find all the designer names, including Versace and Gucci.
A visit to Notting Hill is perfect for those hoping to bag a bargain at a London market.
At Portobello Market visitors can browse for antiques and beautiful jewellery and there are loads of cheap second-hand clothes, with handmade designer garments and lots of vintage denim and leather on offer.
For more exclusive buys, the shopping arcade on Portobello Green has some funky little boutiques, and there are some great food stalls in the area that are brilliant for fruit and vegetables, bread and cheeses.
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Those looking to eat out in London will be able to experiences some of London's most unique and diverse restaurants in West London.
Vegetarians and meat-eaters alike are sure to find something tempting on the menu offered at Billy Joe's, Uxbridge Road, West Ealing, which is a Tex-Mex restaurant that oozes mid-west style.
With a range of dishes including burgers, chillies and ribs, Billy Joe's (205 Uxbridge Road; Ealing) offers the perfect cuisine to cater for any appetite.
Meanwhile, Little Venice has a large Italian community and this is reflected in the large choice of restaurants and coffee shops.
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The Notting Hill Arts Club (19-21 Notting Hill Gate; Notting Hill Gate) is the perfect place for a night out, no matter what kind of music you are into. Boasting a programme that flirts between every different genre, there are also live bands playing every weekend.
For a unique night out check out Ginglik (1 Shepherds Bush Green; Shepherds Bush) which is located in a former public toilet. Fully renovated, this London bar has a stylish and ambient interior inspired by local artists.
Alternatively, visitors can plan their visit during the summer months to see some open air events at Hyde Park, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra at Proms in the Park and several pop concerts.
For an entertaining and informative trip during the day, Maida Vale is home to the Lord's Cricket Ground (St John's Wood) and any sporting fanatic is sure to find that a visit to the home of cricket gives a fascinating insight into the history of the sport.
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There is an eclectic mix of places to stay in West London ranging from the five star luxury of Mayfair to budget accommodation in Ealing.
For visitors looking to stay in the trendy and chic area of Notting Hill the Bluebells Hotel (14 Pembridge Square; Notting Hill Gate) is perfect and rooms start from just £21.60 a night per person.
The Somerset Hotel (6 Dorset Square; Baker Street) is located close to Regent's Park and some of the main shopping districts of West London. Rooms start from £26.50 per night per person.
Alternatively, the Hyde Park View Hostel (11 Craven Hill Gardens; Queensway) provides the perfect option for travellers on a budget, costing just £15.83 a night per person.