Trailer Happiness

Bar & Restaurant
177 Portobello Road
London, United Kingdom
Ph: 020 7727 2700 - Website
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Tue-Fri 5pm-late
Sat 7pm-late
Sun 6pm-10:30pm
Opened in 2004
Defunct tiki not included,
distances are as the crow flies.
Trader Vic's, London 2.4 mi
3.9 km
Mahiki, London 2.8 mi
4.5 km
The British Museum, London 3.4 mi
5.4 km
Sugar Cane, London 4.0 mi
6.4 km
Kanaloa, London 4.2 mi
6.8 km
Side room wall at Trailer Happiness in London
March 2009, photo by Princess P.
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Humuhumu’s description:
Trailer Happiness is a retro-California lounge in the Notting Hill section of London, opened by John Downey in 2004. Rather than a finding its inspiration in midcentury Polynesian restaurants, it aims for the feel of an American, kitch-heavy, basement rumpus room.

The tiki-heavy drink menu was developed with a helping hand from famed cocktailian Dale DeGroff.

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April 7, 2009, 2:29 PM
It's also the home of the Nottinghill Rum club - regular Rum tastings are held here.
blue.octopus has visited Trailer Happiness.

July 25, 2011, 5:59 AM
I spent for days in London recently and made two visits to Trailer Happiness. it's not tiki per see, but it serves truly great tiki drinks. The Zombie I had there was memorable. And the two house drinks I sampled (the Atomic Punch and the the Trailer Grog) tasted great too. It's fun bar with good lounge music and a great retro decor. You feel like you're in a basement in the seventies. Behind the bar, there's a shrine to Don the Beachcomber, Trader Vic and Beachbum Berry - which is a very good sign in my opinion. Notting Hill is a fun place to visit and Trailer Happiness is a very good reason to do it.

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