There are many London markets selling fashion, second hand goods, antiques, souvenirs and a lot of specialist and organic food.
So whether you’re searching for unusual fashion items, or just fancy treating yourself to some home-made delicacies, take a look at some of our recommendations for London’s best markets below.
In London’s most popular open-air market in Camden Town you can easily find some real bargains and great souvenirs. This is also a great place to enjoy fresh international food in food stalls all over the market.
Open: Mon- Sun 10am-6pm
Where: Camden High Street, London, NW1
Old Spitalfields Market
Since 1600 these market halls in East London have been a buzzing spot for visitors. Anything from boutique fashion, design, antiques, jewellery, bars, coffee shops and restaurants can be found in this area.
Open: Mon-Sun 9am-5pm, Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 8am-5pm
Where: Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London, E1 6EW
Portobello Road Market
This Market is the world’s largest antiques market. With hundreds of dealers you can find any kind of collectible and the most extensive selection of British antiques. Fruits and vegetables, Food, fashion and second hand goods can also be found there.
Open: Mon-Wed 9am-6pm, Thurs 9am-1pm, Fri-Sat 9am-7pm
Where: Portobello Road, London, W10 5TA
The award-winning Borough Market is one of the largest food markets in the city, spreading under the railway arches at London Bridge.It’s a gourmet’s paradise, offering top quality produce and artisan foods from all over Britain and the continent.
Open: Thurs 11am-5pm; Fri 12 noon-6pm and Sat 8am-5pm
Where: Borough Market, Borough High Street, London, SE1
Brixton Market is Europe’s biggest Afro-Caribbean food market. It sells unusual foods and spices, exotic fruit and vegetables and specialist meats and fish. You will also find local art, clothing and lots of reggae music!
Open: Mon to Sat 8am-6pm
Where: Brixton Market, Brixton Station Road, London, SW9
Berwick Street Market
Berwick Street Market has been selling fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, herbs and cheese since 1840. The market traders still shout out special offers and many offer big discounts late in the afternoon.
Open: Mon to Sat 9am-6pm
Where: Berwick Street Market, Berwick Street, London, W1