London’s 15 Best Markets

Imagine London without markets? It's not even possible. A simple research on the Internet shows that any top-list of to-do things in the British capital supposes at least one point for a flea market. How to choose a nice one? How to understand which place would be a better answer for your demands? If you are looking for something special or you're just fond of such kind of a smart shopping, have a look at our selection of 15 best and largest markets in London.


#1. Brixton Village Market

Set up by local traders, Brixton Village Market offers a great choice of foods from different corners of the world. Europe, India, Asia, Africa, South America and the Caribbean propose its famous traditions for sale, serving them in vibrant and colourful cafes and restaurants, as well as putting them on a vending stall.

 Atlantic Road/Coldharbour lane Junction, Brixton, London, SW9 8PS

#2. Alfies Antique Market

Antique trading has always been a kind of a reputable thing, and today it doesn't change, and the importance is still high. Alfies Antique Market represents a successful example of how selling the antiques could become such a creative affair. Two floors here are chocked up with unusual decor elements and antiques, among which are furniture, dishware, clothing and many other amazing goods. The spot is quite popular, and many connoisseurs and antique lovers come directly to London for this only purpose—antique shopping at Alfies Antique Market.

 13-25 Church St, London NW8 8DT

#3. Brick Lane Market

If you are searching for a spot, where your dreams about creating your distinguished interior design, your look, or your personal space come true, your choice of Brick Lane Market won't be a mistake. A large market venue featuring clothing, vintage details, jewelry, different accessories, books, even shoes and bicycles opens a great off-load every Sunday, so arm yourself with a big shopping bag and set forward on an amazing shopping trip!

 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QR

#4. Camden Market

It is a place where you can easily spend all day long and not even notice it. With so many facilities, among which are restaurants and bars, entertainment points, fashion spots, arts and crafts, and sometimes creative events, this place becomes an extremely popular venue for everybody who desires a nice shopping or a delightful pastime.

 Camden High St, London NW1 8NH

#5. Borough Market

There is no room to swing a cat at one of the largest and oldest food markets in London. And it is absolutely normal, don't be neither surprised, nor demotivated to visit this magic place. It's magic because you can find everything here, like it's a wizard achieving your dream all the time about no matter which delicious thingy. Fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, herbs, everything is fresh and juicy, don't hesitate to experience this shopping!

 Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL

#6. North London Vintage Market

North London Vintage Market is a Mecca for every vintage things lover. This is one of the best and brightest spots presenting one of the largest collections of different fancies, featuring many kinds of retro relics: from furniture, prints, ceramics, and homewares to shoes, clothing, jewels from the previous epoch. It is approximately 45 stalls full of amazing things, that you can't give the go-by.

 St Mary's Parish Hall, N10 3AH

#7. Portobello Road Market

The world’s largest antiques market with over 1 thousand dealers selling lots of kinds of antiques welcomes people for 150 years now. It is a real heaven for collectors, connoisseurs, designers and artists, or just the antique lovers, as that's a great possibility to dive into the history of these pretty things and be filled with admiration for all colours and goods featured on the market.

 Portobello Road, London, Greater London, W10 5TA

#8. Crystal Palace Food Market

In honour to support local food producers and farmers the idea of creating the Crystal Palace Food Market was finally realized in 2012. In a few years this place has become a famous venue for those who care about their health and follow new bio-steam. Lots of organic foods, locally crafted products are in your full disposition. They organize also different curious events, so if you are interested in everything concerning healthy way of living, that could be your sunny spot.

 3-7 Church Rd, London SE19 2TF

#9. Columbia Road Flower Market

Columbia Road is in blossom every Sunday. It resembles more a marvellous garden, or a greenhouse, located on an East London's street and opening only once a week. But it is nothing but Columbia Road Flower Market, the most colourful spot in London, featuring various flowers breeds, bedding plants, amazing bouquets and seeds.

 Columbia Rd, London E2 7RG

#10. Broadway Market

Opened in 2004, Broadway Market has joined the ranks of the largest and smartest shopping spots in London. Before it was just a fruit and vegetable market, but in the course of time the place has been modified into a big venue with lots of facilities. Broadway Market is a blend of various tastes and cultures, featured in diverse shops and stalls.

 Broadway Market London E8 4QJ UK

#11. Netil Market

A little brother of Broadway Market, shy and much more quiet, the Netil Market is a lovely microcosm of these huge and buzzing markets, but featuring also fine foods, curious details, crafts, and even a barbershop. This place has a warm and agreeable ambiance, as you found yourself on a rustic, and that is why stylish, shopping spot.

 13-23 Westgate Street, London, E8 3RL

#12. Cabbages & Frocks Market

Held by food-loving fashionista Angela Cash, this market represents a concept of a great many muster in a pretty place. Shoes, vintage clothing and accessories, many other curious features that our grandmas sewed or used to wear or profit are collected, cherished and smartly ranged for you could enjoy and take a shine to these awesome details.

 Saint Marylebone Parish Church, Marylebone High St, London W1U 5BA

#13. Bermondsey Antique Market

Such places exist for decorators, art lovers or interior design smatterers, for collectors, of course, as well, and this is a pure delight, without any doubts. Antique furniture and other antique units, jewelry, toys, paintings, frames, and other hodgepodge, ranged on a big place are on a great sale for your best shopping moments.

 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, Greater London SE13

#14. The Silver Vaults

How many places that could be easily confused with a museum do you know? This one is a nice example. Featuring finest collection of best antique silver, this spot has become a favourite point of international or local trading for many companies, as well as for many interested collectors. Imagine this shining, when you enter the room, full of perfect silver? You surely can't refuse any buying here.

 Chancery House, 53-64 Chancery Ln, London WC2A 1QS

#15. Photographica

And that is a heaven for those who consider themselves photographers. Cameras by Zenit, Polaroid, Lubitel, Fed and many other brands, photographic lenses, accessories, and a plenty of other details are offered for sale once a year. You don't know where and you don't know when it will take place next time, but you are always ready for this amazing chance to pick up a bargain, whether it is an old camera or just a photo film.

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