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London Street Markets- a unique feeling with British Cultures, British Foods and British Gifts & Souvenirs

London Street Markets – Whenever you have a chance, do not miss to visit the following listed Market Street. You will have a unique feeling with British Cultures, British Foods and British Gifts & Souvenirs etc. Apart from street Markets, you can also visit the world’s premier brand shops, shopping places etc

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Borough Market- Wholesale and Retail food market
Camden Market- Camden High Street and Camden Lock Market
Portobello Road Market
Columbia Road Flower Market
Billingsgate Market- world-famous largest fish market
Spitalfields Market- historical Market
Smithfield Market- World famous Meat Market
Kerb Street Food Markets-Gherkin, King’s Cross, Spitalfields and UCL
Alfie’s Antiques Market
Broadway Market- selling everything from bacon to beans
Brixton Market- A Market for African and Caribbean produce
Leadenhall Market
Romford Market- The World Oldest Market
Wembley Market- Britain’s largest Sunday market
Walthamstow Market- Europe’s longest street market

Borough Market – Wholesale and Retail Food Market

Borough Market is a wholesale and retail food market near London Bridge. Rain or shine, Borough Market is a great place to refuel after a walk down the river, with hog roasts, lamb burgers and many other culinary delights.

It is one of the largest and oldest food markets in London and sells a large variety of foods from all over the world. Borough has long been synonymous with food markets and as far back as the 11th century, London Bridge attracted traders selling grain, fish, vegetables and livestock. In the 13th century, traders were relocated to what is now Borough High Street and a market has existed there ever since. In 1755, the market was closed by Parliament, but it was reopened in 1756 again.

Address: 8 Southwark St, London SE1 1TL (Near to London Bridge/south end)
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Camden Market- Camden High Street and Camden Lock

Three Markets within the Camden area attracts thousands of London tourists each day with its edgy, bohemian, arty atmosphere. Camden Market is one of London’s most popular shopping attractions, drawing around 500,000 visitors each week and providing one of the most popular London attractions with. Especially Camden Lock is also home to some thriving bars. Eateries looking over the beautiful canal lock.

Address: Camden, London NW1 8AF
Nearest Tube: Camden Town (Northern Line) or Chalk Farm (Northern Line)
Visit the website Camden Market for details

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market has become one of the famous tourist destinations. Two-mile Portobello Road is a good day out: roam antique stalls, stock up on bargain bowls of fruit and veg, and explore the fashion market. Open every Saturday from 9 am-10 am.

The area of Portobello was originally a farm, which was named after Puerto Bello in the Caribbean in memory of Admiral Vernon who captured the town in 1739

Address: Portobello Road, Notting Hill district, London W11
Tube/Train to Portobello Market: Central (red), Circle (yellow) and District (green) line to Notting Hill Gate.
Bus to to Portobello Market:  7, 12, 23, 27, 28, 31, 52, 70 & 328
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Columbia Road Flower Market

Columbia Road Shops and Flower Market is a street market in East London. This is a road of Victorian shops off Hackney Road. It was opened in 1869. This East End institution peddles its colourful flora every Sunday from 8 am-3 pm. You’ll get the best bargains as it starts to warm down. Check out the adjacent galleries, coffee shops and boutiques which open up at the weekend too.

Columbia Road began its life as a pathway along which sheep were driven to the slaughterhouses at Smithfield. Like much of the land in East London it was finally built on to serve the needs of a growing London which resulted from the explosion of Empire during the Victorian era.

The Flower market began as a Saturday trading market, but as the Jewish population grew a Sunday market was established. The Saturday market lapsed, but the Flower market evolved. Initially, this serviced the local population many of whose houses have small gardens. Plants were brought by handcart from nearby.

Address: Columbia Rd, London E2 7RG
By Bus to Columbia Road Flower Market: 55, 26, 48 to Queensbridge Road or 35 to Shoreditch Town Hall. No nearest tube station.
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Billingsgate Market- Famous largest fish market

Billingsgate Market is London’s historic, world-famous largest fish market. The history of this Market dates back to the 16th century, although it did not become formally established until 1699. Since 1982, Billingsgate Market has been located on the Isle of Dogs, close to Canary Wharf. The market is now very much an international affair, with live produce ranging from Canadian lobsters to New Zealand eels.

Opening Times: Tuesday to Saturday from 4:00 am to 9:30 am
Address: Billingsgate Market, Trafalgar Way, London E14 5ST
Nearest Tube: Canary Wharf (Jubilee Line; Docklands Light Railway), Blackwall (Docklands Light Railway)
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Spitalfields Market or Old Spitalfields Market

Spitalfields Market is also known as Old Spitalfields Market and is located in east London. It was introduced in 1638 with a license granted by King Charles I. Spitalfields Market is near trendy Brick Lane and many of the shoppers are from the uber-cool Brick Lane and Shoreditch sets.

Nearest Tube: Aldgate East (District Line, Hammersmith & City Line), Liverpool Street (Central Line, Circle Line, Metropolitan Line, Hammersmith & City Line)
Address: Spitalfields Market, 1 Crispin Place, London E1 6DW
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Smithfield Market- The Meat Market since the 10th Century

Smithfield Market is London’s historic, world-famous meat market located in the ancient square-mile City of London. There has been a meat market around the site since the tenth century.

Nearest Tube: Farringdon (Circle Line; Hammersmith & City Line; Metropolitan Line), Barbican (Circle Line; Hammersmith & City Line; Metropolitan Line)
Address: Smithfield Market, Charterhouse Street, London EC1A 9PS
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Kerb Street Food Markets-Gherkin, King’s Cross, Spitalfields & UCL

Making cities taste better one street food market at a time, Kerb is the ultimate foodie guerillas. Find them at King’s Cross (Tuesday-Friday), the Gherkin (Thursday) & UCL (last Wednesday of every month).
Kerb– Gherkin 30stmaryaxe.com- 30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP, United Kingdom, 12-2 PM, Every Thursday
Kings Cross– At Granary Square, King’s Cross. Time: 12 pm-2 pm, Each day (Some shops)
Spitalfields– A New weekly market for Spitalfields- There’s been a market in Spitalfields for almost 400 years. Lamb Street, E1, 12pm – 2:30pm, Everyday
UCLU– University College Hospital – The best food in Campus, 235 Euston Rd, Fitzrovia, London NW1 2BU

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Alfies Antiques Market

Alfies Antiques Market– A hidden full of gems, this Marylebone market is an indoor haven for antiques, vintage, collectables and 20th Century design.

Alfies (formerly Jordan’s department store) has a strikingly executed Egyptian-style art deco façade, a rooftop café and around 100 antique dealers trading there. And the adjacent part of Church Street has some 20 shops selling twentieth-century antiques. Many of these shops started life in the Alfies, which is the largest antique arcade in the country.

Open 10 am-6 pm Tuesday to Saturday
Address: 13-25 Church Street, London, NW8 8DT
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Broadway Market – selling everything from bacon to beans

Barrow boys have been welcoming shoppers to Broadway Market in Hackney since the 1890s, selling everything from bacon to beans. There are 100 more stalls to welcome you. Most stalls are open from 9 am-5 pm on Saturdays

Address: Broadway Market, London E8 4QJ
Open: Saturday: 9:00AM–5:00PM
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Brixton Market – A Market for African and Caribbean produce

Brixton Market is most famous for its exciting range of African and Caribbean produce. Indeed the surrounding area of Brixton is famous for its dominantly African-Caribbean population, reflecting London’s status as the world’ most multi-cultural city.

Brixton Market’s history dates back to 1870 with the famous market arcades arriving in the 1920s and 1930s.

Nearest Tube: Brixton (Victoria Line)
Address: Brixton Market, Electric Avenue, Brixton, London SW9
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Leadenhall Market – selling fresh food produce

Leadenhall Market is known primarily for selling fresh food produce, with cheesemongers and butchers amongst the market’s retailers. The market is also famous for its beautiful Victorian architecture, with its green, cream and maroon-painted ornate roof structure making Leadenhall Market instantly recognisable.

Nearest Tube: Monument (Waterloo & City Line, Central Line, Northern Line, Docklands Light Railway) Bank (Circle Line, District Line)
Address: Leadenhall Market, London EC3V 1LT
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Romford Market – The World Oldest Market

The world’s oldest market, Romford Market came into being in 1247 after the granting of a Royal Charter by King Henry III and as a result no other market is legally owned to open within six and two-thirds of a mile from Romford Market!

Nearest Tube: Romford Railway Station
Address: Romford Market, Market Place, Romford, London RM1 3ER
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Wembley Market – Britain’s largest Sunday market

Wembley Market Britain’s largest Sunday market and home to multi-cultural culinary delights. It attracts around 500 stalls each Sunday, ensuring the widest imaginable variety of goods.

Nearest Tube: Wembley Park (Jubilee Line, Metropolitan Line)
Address: Wembley Stadium Car Park, Wembley, London HA9 0DW
Read the Tripadvisor reviews on this Sunday Market

Walthamstow Market – Europe’s longest street market

Walthamstow Market is Europe’s longest street market opened in 1885. It stretches over a kilometre of the High Street and sells an array of food, household goods and clothing.

Nearest Tube: Walthamstow Central (Victoria Line)
Address: Walthamstow Market, High Street, Walthamstow, London E17
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