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Old Spitalfields Market

Spitalfields 16 Horner Square, London E1 6EW, England
+44 20 7247 8556
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Old Spitalfields Market represents one of the country's last bastions of consumer diversity and individuality. Home to an old-fashioned community of over 30 independent and large traders and a plethora of chic bohemian businesses, it has secured its place at the forefront of interiors, design, food and the arts - a market that truly embraces the spirit of modern London, an entrepreneurial and cultural melting pot that is ever-changing and developing without ever forgetting its historic past. As Samuel Johnson so eloquently said of London: 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford." The same is very much true of Old Spitalfields Market.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Spitalfields 16 Horner Square, London E1 6EW, England
+44 20 7247 8556
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They have a ton of good handmade jewelry options and other crafts. There are a ton of good options that I look forward to trying next time.

Thank iworkout2eat
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The whole area has been redeveloped and there is a new market roof to keep you dry. I think the stalls change but on the day we visited it was mainly jewellery. There is plenty of choice but you will not find any junk or...More

Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were here on a Tuesday so it wasn't a full market day but there were several rows of stalls and plenty of stuff to look at. We had cheese steak sandwiches and fries from a food truck and it was AMAZING! We also saw...More

Thank slpgttx
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely old market building with small stalls selling upmarket clothes and gifts. There is however a branch of Tiger here too. Lots of cafes and restaurants as well as food stalls. We had a very good coffee at Crepe Affaire

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 5 days ago

I go here on a regular basis. i love the atmosphere. We got brunch here last time we visited before spending the day shopping. The area is great for people watching, buskers are in the area and usually very good. Lots of street food is...More

Thank scharteress
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited my college friend who was studying abroad in London. To be honest, I think London lacks a lot of good food. But this place makes up for it. In a city that's filled with KFCs and weird Middle Eastern knockoffs, this was like...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of stalls. Lots to see, do and eat. Would reccomend if in the area. Not cheap but not far from Brick Lane which is.

Thank Metropolitan_Man
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of interesting stalls with unique clothing, old records and quirky gifts. It's all inside so no worries about the weather. A few restaurants or cafes dotted around if some of your family want a break whilst you are still shopping. Closest tube Liverpool Street...More

Thank allaboutcricket
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We strolled through the market, had a bite to eat, and browsed vendors. There is an assortment of items- leather goods, clothing, jewelry, maps, even a Tarot card reader- who by the way was pretty talented. A nice place to see on a relaxed day.

Thank wakelang
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, I don't know the name of the vendor but they have the BEST gelato and I love gelato. The gelato is sold out of a fridge on a bicycle parked next to 'Mr Coffee and Mrs Cake' a small coffee and cake kiosk that...More

Thank GroovyTraveller01
For a glimpse of Georgian and Victorian London at its
most pristine, or a peek into what's apt to be the
next big global trend, the hipster zone of
Spitalfields can provide hours of amazement. Around
the clock, this is a haven for early morning bargain
hunters sizing up its street markets, foodie foragers
throughout the day, or late night revelers hitting
some of London's most popular bars and clubs.

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13 May 2017|
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Response from EGYPTIAN Q | Reviewed this property |
Thursday is the antiques market
12 April 2017|
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Response from Maddie S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think this market is always busy, obviously, you have to take into account that this Sunday is part of Easter Break. From my experience, this place is always buzzing. But, it is difficult to say about this Sunday, as... More
29 March 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
No, the Market stalls sell various items such as clothes, records and food. Fresh fruit and veg was available to buy in bulk in this market for many years but this provision moved to the New Spitalfields Market site in 1991... More