When you’re in a city as big as London, it’s likely that you are going to come across a number of street markets where you’ll find different items for sale.
Markets are great places to visit whether you are looking for something specific or not and you can easily spend an afternoon strolling around and browsing what’s on offer.
Luckily, London is home to hundreds of different street markets, so depending on what you’re after, there’s bound to be something you find interesting.
A lot of these markets are situated near the A10 London, a major road in the city that runs from London Bridge to King’s Lynn in Norfolk.
After a day spent exploring trinkets, art and food, stroll back to your room at the Montcalm London City to replenish your energy with some delicious food or a drink in our stylish bar.
Old Spitalfields Market
16 Horner Square, London E1 6EW
This daily market is extremely diverse and you’ll be able to find loads here, particularly if you’re doing some last minute Christmas shopping. Browse for high-end make-up products at Bobbi Brown and Chanel. Choose from stunning lipsticks and eyeshadows, just in time to update your look for the party season. If vintage style clothing is your thing, you’ll also find plenty of stalls here great for searching for rare gems. One such place is Collectif, which was established in 2000 and now hand makes all of the clothes that they sell. The range takes its cue from the 40s and 50s. If you’re looking for the perfect Christmas present, head to the Jo Malone stall, where you’ll be able to shop a number of luxury products for bath, body and home including candles and body sprays.
All shopped out? Retreat back to your room at one of our 5 star boutique hotels London.
Brick Lane Market
91 Brick Ln, London E1 6QR
Well worth a visit while you’re in the city, Brick Lane Market is an institution in London and is somewhere that you’ll need to experience at least once. It takes place on a weekly basis and is situated in London’s bustling East End. The flea market is the place to head if you’re after antiques, clothes and bric-a-brac at bargain prices, so is great for those trying to experience London on a budget.
The Montcalm London City is the perfect antidote to all those busy stalls when you’re ready to head back to your room.
Petticoat Lane Market
119-121 Middlesex St, London E1 7JF
This fashion and clothing market dates all the way to the 17th century and is perfect for fashionistas ready to shop the latest trends while also making some exceptional savings. The market actually comprises of two separate events, Wentworth Street Market, which is open six days a week and Middlesex Street Market, which is just open on a Sunday. Scour through a range of great items including dresses, bags and shoes at this historical marketplace.