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Columbia Road Flower Market

Columbia Road, London E2 7RG, England
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Some good points, but rampant overcrowding lets it down

It's great that Columbia Road flower market continues to find such a strong following among locals... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Deetee100
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London
Sunday walk

We went for a walk to the flower market on Sunday, a bustling street full of every flower and plant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gary C
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Columbia Road flower market and shops are open every Sunday from 8am until about 3pm. As well as the market, there is also a mass of independent shops, selling everything from jewellery and vintage clothes, to antiques, cupcakes, art and furniture. Columbia Road is located in East London, in between Shoreditch and Bethnal Green, near to Brick Lane and Spitalfields.
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  • Average7%
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Columbia Road, London E2 7RG, England
East End / East London
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's great that Columbia Road flower market continues to find such a strong following among locals and visitors alike, but the narrowness of the road and the overcrowding mean that the experience is stressy and a real bunfight most of the time. My advice, keep...More

Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a walk to the flower market on Sunday, a bustling street full of every flower and plant you could think of in every colour and scent. There are a few independent shops & coffee shops but not much else. Only spent a...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to while away a Sunday Morning. Great atmosphere great vibe. Food and drink near by. Excellent. Will return.

Thank simontski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous place to head on a sunday morning!! Unfortunately I wasn't buying any flowers cause I don't live in London 😕 but none the less everything was beautiful and an excellent way to start a sunday. A few of the cafes were opened early...More

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a lovely way to spend some time strolling though the market. However gets crowded so go early or be patient.

Thank DJHOV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cool, very jazzy, very busy, fancy food, pretty flowers. It is the perfect place to spend a sunday afternoon

Thank Rosie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk through the flower markets on a sunny day. The market gets very crowded so go early. We didn't get there till around 12.30pm and it was a real shuffle to get through. You can also walk through Brick Lane with its wonderful street...More

Thank 1954Elizabeth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter lives in the vicinity in East London and wanted to show us the Sunday Flower Market this morning. A short Uber ride from her place got us here. Columbia Road is a normal road during the week with a school, etc on the...More

Thank AshleyAzavedo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

if you're living in london it's somewhere you definitely have to go. it gets pretty busy so the earlier the better. plenty of stalls selling beautiful flowers and plants. I picked up a lot of little cactuses. there's also places around to eat and drink....More

Thank kristyrebecca
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved everything about it. Fun, flowers, coffee, crowds, great little shops. Just wish I lived nearby.

Thank drinkingwater
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clientfromhell
Parking please? Planning to stay longer than two hours. Would appreciate advice. Thanks
7 April 2017|
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Response from Shahariar-BGD | Reviewed this property |
Exactly I don't know. I am sorry.
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clientfromhell
Hello would like to know about parking please? Planning to be there longer than two hours. Any advice please? Thanks
7 April 2017|
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Response from Syrianoloukoumi |
You can park after 2 or 2.30pm on a Sunday in the surrounding streets. If you want to go early, you can park along Queensbridge Road, E8, and walk about 10-15 minutes.
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carolevaughan
will columbia road flower market be open on easter monday 17th April?
1 April 2017|
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Response from susan r | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I will ask my cousin who lives there see if they know I thought it was just a Sunday though but I'll check.
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