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A Friday in Notting Hill

Who doesn't love Notting Hill?
The 1999 film starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts has immortalised Notting Hill and Portobello Road Market. So with a free afternoon, Mafe (my Colombian friend from university) and I met up at Notting Hill Gate underground and took a stroll down the famous road.

A store filled with antique sewing machines.
Antique figurines for sale
Antique cameras for sale
The famous blue storefront from the 1999 film.

Towards the end of our stroll, we stopped at a gastropub, The Castle, for lunch. They were having a 2 for £20 deal so we grabbed some lunch and sodas. One thing I learned is that in London, lemonade is a carbonated lemon-flavored soft drink.

Mafe :)
Some more photos that missed the original upload (18 Jan): 
Yours truly with Mafe @ the tube station
The beautiful menu and tulip @ The Castle
luncheon at the Castle