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From farm to ForkONCE IT WAS HOME TO A FARM, NOW PORTOBELLO ROAD IS CELEBRATED FOR ITS IMPRESSIVE ARRAY OF FOOD.
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Westbourne GroveWestbourne Grove runs right through the middle of Portobello Road, and is crammed full of the most fashionable boutiques, modern art galleries, relaxing pubs and places to pamper yourself.
Eclectic avenueFrom jewellery to cricket bats, as Andrew Sims' photographs reveal, you can buy anything on Portobello Road.
Preen yourselfFROM MARKET STALLS TO CATWALKS, PREEN HAVE GONE THE DISTANCE.
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