The charm of markets will never grow old. London is one of the few cities that is gloriously celebrating the market trend in different parts of the city. Every zone of London has a unique characteristic and charm of it. These markets offer everything from antiques, vintage clothes and accessories, homeware and food.
Food markets in London are popular amongst the tourists as well as Londoners. One of the largest and oldest, the Borough Market of London is still the most loved and the most popular food market in the city. It is a wholesale and retail food market. If you are planning a trip to London, then you must visit this market and book your stay in advance so that you get some London hotels on special offers.
The market is beautifully located on Southwark Street and Borough High Street and is close to London Bridge. The market is believed to have existed since 1014 or may be before that. If you are in London, you must visit this iconic market. Here are some tips and information that will help you have a fulfilling time in this market.
The retail stalls of the market are open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 5pm, Fridays from 10am to 6pm and Saturdays from 8am to 5pm. While the wholesale sellers operate on weekdays from 2am to 8pm. However, the market doesn’t operate on Sundays.
Borough Market’s central location makes it easy for you get here easily via tubes, trains and buses. Closet train station to this market is London Bridge and the closest tube station is London Bridge which is served by Jubilee and Northern Line, Borough tube station that is served by the Northern Line and Waterloo station served by the Jubilee Line. You can even get here by buses that stop at London Bridge or the Borough High Street. If you are driving here, you can park at the Union car parks or at the Snowfields NCP.
Things to do
Food being the main theme of this market you can indulge in food from around the world being offered here. Plus, you can buy some fresh produce of fruits, vegetables, cheeses, oils, meat, fish and more ingredients that are fresh and sourced from prime locations of the world. Offering over 100 stalls you will be overwhelmed by the sheer variety of food offered here. This market hosts events every now and then that are fun and interactive. This place is haven for foodies, bakers and food enthusiasts.
You can book your stay at the luxurious and comfortable Park Grand Hotel in Paddington. Offering high-end services and facilities that will make your stay truly comfortable, this hotel’s location is also great for people who want to explore London. Its prime location allows to easily get to the iconic Borough Market and other popular attractions of London. You can enjoy several complimentary services as well relax and have a relaxed time in its soothing modern interiors.