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Electric Diner

$$ - $$$
Notting Hill
American, British, Diner
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191 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED, England (Elgin Crescent)
+44 20 7908 9696
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun 08:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 02:00
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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I guess you should expect a diner to be noisy, but somehow a Monday night with continuous, very loud music is somehow not what the doctor ordered. So, come prepared! This place is loyal to the concept of a diner in terms of lay out and food and it is done well. The quality is good and the service to... More 

Thank janeW5988II
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Proper place. Me and a mate (Yerda - who is a little bit older), went there for a couple of drinks, really nice service and they let us sit at the bar for a while watching the kitchen staff, they love to cook. Really good drinks, managed to get into Yerda with some good conversation. Would definitely come again and... More 

Thank Patrick118
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was very disenchanted by a meal in the Electric. My honey chicken dish didn't seem to be heated thoroughly, and the quality of the poultry and indeed freshness was poor. In fact I left most of it uneaten. The dishes ordered by my friends looked unappetising. I didn't want to make a fuss in company but I wouldn't return... More 

Thank InesleCoup123
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for Brunch with friends. Had the Kale Caesar (with Chicken recommended by the waiter). Food was rich, flavoursome and well presented. Tried some of my friends hash browns - not usually a fan but these were really good.

Thank obejoshua
Boston, Massachusetts
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410 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great restaurant with excellent food and great service. The flat-top chicken dish is great as is the salad with smoked fish. Hard to imagine anything not being good.

Thank David P
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot on Portobello Road. Fantastic man-food and comfort food. Great quality and service! Definitely recommend!

Thank joe o
Sandnes, Norway
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Insane vegetarian three bean chili with hash browns. Awesome food and nice atmosphere. Great beer selection!

Thank n5k
Ioannina, Greece
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfasts rocks! Cappuccino and fried eggs to die for..!! Butter and grilled bread! After a walk at portobello roads and vintage shopping I went there with a friend who was living in the neighborhood... he suggested this place because it has a good value for money and a cozy atmosphere! I will definitely visit again.

Thank KGartzonika
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our brunch table for four online as we knew that being a Christmas public holiday, Electric was going to be busy. It was but on arrival we were quickly seated at the requested booth opposite the long bar. Having placed our orders, our coffees soon arrived and were strong and flavorsome. Two of us ordered the English breakfast... More 

Thank PeregianPair
Adelaide, Australia
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115 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the electric diner for breakfast while visiting the portobello markets and weren't disappointed. Great coffee and meals were delicious and impressive visually. The English breakfast is £13 pounds and is a great hearty start to the day! Our family also had the avocado and poached eggs which was brilliant! A worthwhile visit, the cocktails also looked fantastic!!

Thank CJT10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 37
American, British, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED, England
    (Elgin Crescent)
  • Public Transportation: Notting Hill Gate, Ladbroke Grove
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7908 9696
Our Diner is open daily with indoor and outdoor seating year round. It is a place to meet your friends for a snack, a long lunch, a cosy dinner or just a drink at the bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Notting Hill

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Notting Hill
As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more than manages to retain plenty of the same appeal that's brought the affluent area so much worldwide attention. In this attractive cobblestoned neighbourhood, a delectable variety of eateries, independent shops, galleries and street vendors offer a delightful window into how to live the good life in London, with each presenting visitors with an experience that's a little more idiosyncratic and endearing than the last. Travelers looking to forage for antiques should be sure to visit the Portobello Road Market on Saturdays, the largest antiques market in the United Kingdom.
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