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Six must visit markets in London! The best place to go shopping with friends on weekends!

Living in London has a lot of different styles of market is also very worth visiting, Xiaobian for you to collate six different styles of London market including antiques, snacks, fresh ingredients, film, flower market and so on.Let’s take a look at some of the best food markets in London.Nocovent Garden Fair.Talk about London souks without Covent Garden! It is mainly composed of Apple Market, Jubilee Market and East Colonnade Market. The market vendors mainly sell antiques, handicrafts, various ornaments and tourist souvenirs. It is also home to world-class restaurants, including The famous five-star restaurants: The Oystermen, Henrietta, Frenchie and more. Of course, gourmet restaurants are also the theme. Laduree’s girly macaron, Shake Shack’s Internet celebrity burger are all must-eat. On a full stomach, you can wander around here, which is one of London’s largest gatherings of buskers, with a variety of performances taking place every day. In the street, you can see playing the violin and performing sketches. In addition, Covent Garden Market in central London is very close to Chinatown and the British Museum. Students from the University of Roehampton may want to stop by Nocovent Garden Market on their way to Chinatown for a new experience.

Time: Monday to Saturday from 8:00 to 23:45.

Sunday 12:00-22:30 (Restaurant).

10:00 — 20:00 Monday to Saturday.

Sunday 11:00-18:00 (Shop).

Address: The Apple Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E.

Old Spitalford Fair.

Located in East London, Old Spitalfields Market is one of the best Victorian architectural markets in existence, with over 40 different food stalls, over 50 independent shops, and a new event every month!

The market theme here is also divided into several, such as storefront market, daily traders market, Saturday theme market, etc. It is also very close to Birck Lane, so you can visit both markets together.

There are a lot of sell authentic Taiwanese snacks stalls, Wheelcake Island wheels, a web celebrity fruit tea aromatic YIfang, Jiaba Taiwan salt crisp, Ricebrother twisted dough-strips soya-bean milk and so on, are all Chinese are keen cuisine.

Time: 10:00 to 20:00 Monday to Friday;

Saturday 11:00-18:00;

Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00.

Address: 16 Horner Square, London E1 6EW, UK.

Borough Market, London.

Borough Market is a food retail market located in the South Bank District of London, and is by far the largest and oldest food market in London. Walking into the Borough Market, the high transparent ceiling, eye-catching green skeleton, at first glance will be impressive. From Borough Market, you can also see The Shard building not far away, which has a perfect combination of classical and modern feeling.

Borough Market mainly sells traditional British food and some special food from other countries, such as curry from India, paella from Spain, coconut cake from Thailand and mushroom pasta, etc. Here there are many sellers are using their own raw materials, personally baking, brewing, barbecue food and drinks for sale, to ensure the maximum extent of the authentic food and original flavor, really Made Home Made.

It is also one of the most famous food markets in London, known as “Britain’s top fresh market” for its variety of foreign food and excellent local cuisine. It is by far the oldest and largest food market in London. Here you can buy a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables belonging to the UK, green environment, a trip with more than days of ingredients is a cooking lover’s paradise.

Time: 10:00 — 17:00 Monday to Thursday.

10:00 — 18:00 on Friday.

8:00 — 17:00 on Saturday.

Address: 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL.

Broadway fair.

Broadway Market in Hackney has more than 120 regular stalls selling food, drink, clothing and a variety of beautiful flowers.

At the same time, the Broadway Fair was the setting for many movies. The barbershop in the market was the setting for David Cronenberg’s 2007 movie “Eastern Promises.” The opening scene of the 1988 movie Buster was shot at the end of Broadway.

Time: Monday to Friday 11:00-18:00.

9:00 — 17:00 Saturday to Sunday.

Broadway Market, London Fields, E8 4PH.

Columbia Street Fair.

The Columbia Street Flower Market in London’s East End has been Europe’s largest Sunday flower market for almost 200 years. Open only one day a week. The flowers here are not only rich in variety, but also very cheap in price. £10 can buy several POTS of succulent plants, and the price of small green plants is less than £1. There is a sense of losing money if you don’t buy them.

Students who want to pick up can catch up before the closing of the flower market shopping, because the flower market is only open one day a week, so before the end of the florists will have a clearance sale, the price is unimaginably low! Meanwhile, in the alley around the market, there’s a great Treasure Cafe, which is the kind of place that lights up around the corner, and on a nice day it’s too chill to sit outside and have a drink.

Meanwhile, East London (Colombia Road), where the market is located, dates back to the 17th century, when silk weavers from France settled here under Charles II; In the 19th century, it was a working class/poor area; In the early 1900s, Italian confectioners arrived. Charles Dickens looked for material here. Today, it’s a playground for artsy young people, hippies, flower lovers and tourists.

The Victorian working class houses, many of which have survived to this day, became great homes for artists. Many of the doors are parked in various classic cars, students can also walk around here after visiting the market, is a good experience of British historical buildings opportunity.

Time: 8:00-14:00 Sunday.

Address: Columbia Rd, London E2 7RG.

Red brick Bazaar.

Brick Lane Market is located in East London. The most distinctive and lively part of Brick Lane Market is its food court and flea market on Sundays. Every Saturday and Sunday, there will be a variety of stalls selling different vintage clothes and vinyl records, which is a paradise for medieval lovers. Graffiti is also a feature of Brick Lane Market, and there is plenty of street food, but only on Sundays.

There is a century-old Beigel Bake shop here, and the best one is its signature: Salt Beef Beigel, which often has a long line. The beef is super thick and tender. It is a must to eat in Brick Lane Market.

Time: 11:00 — 18:00, Monday to Saturday;

10:00-18:00 on Sunday.

Address: 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QR.

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