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Old Spitalfields Market, London

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There has been a market on the site of Old Spitalfields Market since 1638, when King Charles I gave a license for flesh, fowl, and roots to be sold there. Today, Old Spitalfields is one of London’s top markets, offering antiques, clothes, organic food, artwork, and vinyl records. It’s particularly recognized as a place for young designers to showcase their work, and is considered very fashionable. As it’s a covered market, you don’t need to worry about rain. Once you’ve worked up an appetite from shopping, visit one of the stalls selling food, or one of the restaurants and cafes also in the covered area. To visit Old Spitalfields Market on your trip to London, use our London trip itinerary builder.
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  • I tried a desert place called Humble Crumble. It definitely should be called that. Humble. It was not nice at all. Also very pricey for a desert so disappointing. It was watery and tasted like double....  more
    I tried a desert place called Humble Crumble. It definitely should be called that. Humble. It was not nice at all. Also very pricey for a desert so disappointing. It was watery and tasted like double....  more »
  • Much more than your average market! Lots of amazing independent sellers to browse art, clothing, jewellery etc. Food is absolutely amazing! I opted for a pad Thai and washing it down with an amazing.....  more
    Much more than your average market! Lots of amazing independent sellers to browse art, clothing, jewellery etc. Food is absolutely amazing! I opted for a pad Thai and washing it down with an amazing.....  more »
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  • very friendly staff, it is pleasant to shop because you are greeted with a smile, Made friendly, 100 I recommend! Zdenka Heric dip.oec.

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