Ledbury Road is situated near Notting Hill Gate and within the area known as Portobello (best known for its market on the Portobello Road). The road is intersected by Westbourne Grove.
It has a number of restaurants and bars running down its length, examples of these are "The Ledbury" (a restaurant patronised by, among others, Alan Rickman, Michael Winner, Lily Allen, Mike Skinner, Kate Moss, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Fennell and other prominent people), and the famous Bleach Blank Babylon bar. The road is also home to a number of fashionable boutiques including Reiss and the independent lifestyle boutique Wolf & Badger. The High Commission of Gambia is also located on the road. Well known local residents include Mike Atherton (former England Cricket captain) and Carol Wyatt (artist).
The road has appeared in many films, including Notting Hill (1999) and Match Point (2005), and is often used for the purpose of filming TV street interviews owing to its glamorous reputation.
- London's Best Shops: The Essential London Sourcebook. Time Out Guides, Aug 1, 2010. pg. 75