There is no shortage of great food markets in London, but sometimes it can be hard to choose which one to visit, and, let’s face it, no one has time to visit all of them. Since we here at Lime&Tonic are always trying to simplify your life, we’ve rounded up our five favourite foodie markets in London. From fresh poultry and meat, to amazing vegetables, cheese and artisanal breads, these markets have everything!
In a restored Victorian covered market, the Leadenhall market has traditional fare including game, fish, meat, and poultry. Open every weekday, the best time to visit this market is just before lunch. Lunch means the market is very lively, and foodies in the know often stop in for some of the freshest food in London. Opening times: Monday to Friday from 11:00am – 4:00pm
Open on Saturday mornings, Brockley Market specialises in seasonal and artisanal fare, supporting local farmers and producers. This market has everything from fresh smoothies to fresh cheese. There’s plenty here for both meat eaters and vegetarians. Don’t forget to try the sourdough doughnuts from The London Particular! Opening times: Saturdays: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Greenwich Market; Greenwich Market, Greenwich, SE10 9HY; (Google Map)
Located on the edge of the Greenwich Park, this market specialises in international fare, with everything from Asian noodles to locally produced meats. This is perhaps one of the most scenic markets in London and is the perfect place to while away a weekend. Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday; 10am – 5:30pm
Berwick Street Market; Berwick Street and Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1F 8TW ; (Google Map)
This eclectic market, selling fruits and vegetables alongside household items, dates all the way back to 1778. Located in the heart of Soho, this market is the lunch spot of choice for many of the executives in the surrounding officers. There’s also plenty to do in the neighbourhood around the market, so check it out! Opening times: Monday to Saturday; 9am – 6:00pm