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Gail's Bakery

138 Portobello Road | Notting Hill, London W11 2DZ, England
+44 20 7460 0766
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
07:00 - 19:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
138 Portobello Road | Notting Hill, London W11 2DZ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here yesterday afternoon after a stroll down Portobello Road. The café is a bit frantic and there is always a queue. Managed to get a table for 3 after a 10 minute wait. We ordered the flourless chocolate cake and another pastry which were...More

Thank Freddie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice cafe. Extremely busy on Saturday mornings. Offers many options from the cook book. Cafe has the feel and ambiance you would expect, as depicted from the book. DELICIOUS COOKIES!

Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 23 June 2017

There was no side salad left to go with the dish I wanted which was a bit disappointing. And that was at lunchtime. However food well presented.. Good selection of cakes and breads etc to take away as well. However one toilet for customers which...More

Thank anne p
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Now having been to a few places in London the other day, we happened to finish in and around the Notting Hill Area, so we fancied a Cup of tea as, it was early afternoon, and coffee just wasn't hitting the spot, so after standing...More

Thank aaronbeattie3
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Visited as couple and were pleasantly surprised. We grabbed one of each sandwich (they were mini's) plus a salad and shared. Coffee was one of the best I've had! Staff service was a bit slow potentially because they were so busy, but food came hot...More

Thank AS030394
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Just visited for a quick lunch. The place was fairly busy, but there was no smile from the staff. The team seemed to have no interest in customers. Service was confused too. Just a young blonde lady ( supervisor ?? ) and dark hair chap...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Gail's was just around the corner from the apartment we were staying in. Not sure who Gail is but Gail is a cookbook author ( on sale at the shop). We had a couple of breakfasts and lunches there. Friendly staff. My favourite was the...More

Thank CWGSperth
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Just eaten the most delicious toastie of my long and, until now, deprived life. Ham and Gruyere on Dark French Sourdough with mustard butter. I don't think it could have better. Legendary bakery. I think I'll stay here until I can manage another

Thank Nearly6
Reviewed 21 April 2017

What a wonderful little cafe! Don't miss it. The best coffee we had in London. Amazing cafe mocha and latte. Wonderful sausage rolls, and hot cross buns. Cookies to die for.

Thank cmschis
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, a lot of choice and lovely coffee But the staff are very slow and if you have plans better to prepare your day when you go there. Hopefully they will improve 👍

Thank YolandaP266
GAILs_Bakery, Public Relations Manager at Gail's Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thanks for your review. We will definitely follow this up with the manager and work with the team to improve their efficiency.

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As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Portobello Road | Notting Hill, London W11 2DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7460 0766
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Post Code W11 2DZ
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