Food & Drink   |   Mar 30, 2016

Some of the best street food in Europe can be found in London. It’s innovative, tasty, fresh and vibrant. You just need to know where to look. Here’s the lowdown on some of the best places to go.


South Bank Centre Markets. Well located for any visit to the Globe, the London Eye or Westminster, the SouthBank Centre market is open Friday to Sunday, and bank holiday Mondays.  Traders are carefully chosen for their use of ethical and sustainable produce.  On sale is everything from charcuterie, newly baked artisan bread, fresh pasta, cheeses, to desserts and craft beers. Also, there are many Backpacker Hostels London nearby.   

Borough Market Southwark Street. This is London’s oldest food market dating back to the thirteenth century. It is very busy, and full of all kinds of gourmet food including rare breed meat, fish, fruit & veg, cakes, oils and teas.  The additional market hall hosts lots of workshops and tastings.

The Real Food Market, Euston Road.  Every Wednesday to Friday, the Real Food Market offers a wide range of sustainable, ethnically friendly producers keen to introduce the latest cheeses, jams, chutneys, baked breads and sweet treats.  Many freshly prepared dishes ready to eat available on site.

Camden Market One of the coolest markets in London, it has always enjoyed a lively, vibrant atmosphere.  Seek out the Global Kitchen with delicious food of all kinds including Jerk chicken, Kangaroo Burgers, Gourmet cheese toasties, Gluten free and even Paleo food. If you want unusual food – this is where you will find it!

Broadway Market There has been a market here for over 100 years, and it is a fantastic mix of tastes and cultures.  The Street and Schoolyard markets are open every Saturday selling artisan food, crispy doughnuts, truffles, snacks and much more.

Dinerama A global indoor street food market spread across two levels which trades at night.  There are five bars including an alpine lodge with mulled wine, and countless stalls selling all kinds of food from mini burgers  to steamed buns. It’s trendy, it’s edgy – expect the unusual when shopping here.

KERB – Gherkin and Kings Cross Open Wednesday to Friday, and has a fascinating KERB Crates initiative making lunchtime a place to learn as well as eat.  Expect to find ethnic food of all kinds including Levantine cuisine from Andalucia, Swedish, Mexican, Korean, American style.  

Street Feast Dalston Yard An East End night food market trading until midnight with a roll call of over 50 street food experts.  Try Tacos, burgers, breads, jerk, kimcinary or have a drink in the Camden Pump Station, at the Kozel Beer Truck or the New World Wine Garden.

Brick Lane Market  A traditional East End weekend market with a spectacular food hall in the Old Boiler House.  There are over 30 stalls selling international food from Asian Fusion to Mediterranean, Ethiopia and Poland.

Urban Food Fest Shoreditch car park. This is a pop up market appearing every Saturday night with a mix of food trucks and stalls selling a constantly changing selection of beers, ciders, wines, beef strips, cookies, burgers and more.

Model Market, Lewisham  Trading from 5pm till 1am, this is where you can find spectacular street food of all kinds including ceviche, BBQ and luscious icecream. Since London Dormitory accommodation is remarkable and so this market is one of the most spotted place among youths.

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