Markets in London
Following on from our blog 2 weeks ago, read below for another 6 awesome Markets in London!
You can wander around Greenwich Market and spend hours here. Firstly, over 120 different stalls are packed full of unique and distinctive arts and crafts. Secondly, people know this market for its designer markers and small cottage industries. Thirdly, if you are looking for something unique, this is this place for you. You can explore all of the items for sale. Some of which are very unique as they cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Finally, if you want a great atmosphere, it does not disappoint. This is due to the classical music often being played by students from the nearby Trinity College of Music. Additionally, find delicious snacks at the continental food court with a variety of wonderful food.
It is open from 10am to 5:30pm every day.
Address: Greenwich High Road, London, SE10 9HZ
Nearest Overground station: Greenwich
Nearest DLR station: Cutty Sark for maritime Greenwich
Maltby Street Market
Foodies will love Maltby Street Market. This is due to it’s a small market offerings of fresh produce including breads, cakes, meats and cheeses. Some of the most popular sellers are Monty’s Deli sandwiches and St John Bakery’s sourdough and fresh filled donuts. Moreover, Foodies will appreciate the iconic coffee stalls; Maltby has a cart called “Coffee, Mate?”
It is open on Saturday from 9am to 4pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm.
Address: Maltby Street, Bermondsey, London SE1 2HQ
Nearest tube: Bermondsey (Jubilee line)
Old Spitalfields Market
Old Spitalfields Market is one of the finest surviving Victorian Market Halls in London, it was built in 1876. People enjoy a great variety of products at this market from fashion, antiques and food. You can enjoy the many distinct and quirky creations from bohemian, vintage and African designers. If you’re hungry, the food court offers high-quality and affordable foods including deli-style dishes, fresh produce, artisan breads and plenty of organic and fair trade products.
It is open 7 days a week. Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm. Saturday from 11am to 5pm. Sunday from 9am to 5pm.
Address: 16 Horner Square, Spitalfields Market, London
Nearest tube: Liverpool Street (Central line)
Portobello Road Market
This market has been running since the 1800s and has become particularly famous for its antiques. You can find everything from fruit, bread, posters, vintage clothes, ceramics and music. Here, you can stroll around one of the world’s largest markets.
The main markets are on Friday and Saturday with a smaller market running Monday to Thursday.
Address: Portobello Road, 72 Tavistock Road, London, W11 1AN
Nearest tube: Notting Hill Gate (Central, District and Circle lines) / Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith and City line) / Westbourne Park (Hammersmith and City line)
Southbank Centre Market
You can find many tasty treats at Southbank Centre Market. Therefore, you can enjoy a rotating cast of street food vendors which are specifically chosen for their dedication to delicious, sustainable and ethically-minded food and drink. The food includes specialist meats, spices, confectionery and much more. You can either take the food home or sample the dishes on site.
The main market is on Friday to Sunday. On Friday and Sunday it is open from 12 to 8pm and on Saturday from 11am to 8pm.
Address: Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, Southbank Centre Square SE1 8XX
Nearest Tube: Embankment (Northern, Bakerloo, District and Circle lines / Waterloo (Northern, Jubilee and Bakerloo lines)