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Trailer Happiness

177 Portobello Road | Basement Corner of Elgin Crescent, London W11 2DY, England
+44 20 7041 9833
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible13%
25 Feb 2018
“A good way to start the night”
22 Jan 2018
“Retro bar”
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International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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177 Portobello Road | Basement Corner of Elgin Crescent, London W11 2DY, England
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed April 15, 2018

DJ was playing music all night which is completely differently to what was advertised. Only worth going to if your 35+. All staff were very pretentious and made you feel like you should be privileged to be there. They also closed an hour and half...More

1  Thank jst92
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Go here now. When you think of Rum in London - this is where you should stop in first. The atmosphere is always electric, when you step down those steps off Portobello you just feel you are in for a good time! The cocktails are...More

Thank Stevie T
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Booked a table here for a Friday evening straight after work, so was fairly empty when we arrived. Definitely had a 70s feel to it. Not the biggest venue, seats are very low but cosy and drinks are standard London prices (e.g. around £10 for...More

Thank Sifat U
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Came here on a Saturday night out. It wasn't quite what we were expecting as it has more of a man cave/retro feel than a tiki bar, with 70s music playing and the walls adorned with paintings of beautiful women. Also, it is tiny so...More

1  Thank Olivia B
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice bar, music was good, drinks were great but there was one staff member who was so rude and kept telling me to move the f*** out of her way!

1  Thank Georgia M
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Made reservations here for a drink after dinner while visiting London. Reservations and confirmation very smooth; got a follow up phone confirmation on the day. When we arrived, we were directed to check in at the bar, and we were shown to a table that...More

Thank christineogden
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Popped in for a few drinks over the Christmas period. Cool setting and the staff were all really nice. Cocktails average about £10 but the quality was good for the price. Would like to go back and check out the dance floor!

Thank JohnnyBerkshire_
Reviewed August 11, 2017

This is a great little find on Portobello Road! We went on a Thursday evening so it wasn't too busy, we were greeted by a really friendly and relaxed bartender in a brilliant floral shirt. The cocktails were incredible, albeit a little pricey at about...More

Thank David S
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

If you like your rum and love cocktails you will love it here. I had my first date with my husband at the bar, the staff were amazing and made such an effort with us it was an unforgettable evening. I loved the bar so...More

Thank Andrea_T76
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Found this place just by chance and am i glad i did! It was a great night. Brilliant music, friendly bar staff with a massive selection of drinks, would deffo recommend it. Only bad thing i could say about the venue is quite small but...More

Thank vinnyy-s
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hannahmp2017
March 2, 2018|
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Response from Olivia B | Reviewed this property |
Mocktails were not on the menu when we were there but staff are very helpful, I'm sure they could make the cocktails without alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 Portobello Road | Basement Corner of Elgin Crescent, London W11 2DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7041 9833
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Description
Trailer Happiness, THE home of UK Tiki, is an intimate Lounge Bar, Den and Kitchen on Portobello Road with the E-Z-boy feel of a low rent, mid-60s California valley bachelor pad.
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