Old Spitalfields Market
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- 98%History Buffs
- 84%Art & Design Lovers
- 80%Family Travelers
- 77%Local Culture
- 51%Outdoor Enthusiasts
Member Reviews (26)
- Old Spitalfields MarketMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Oct 18, 2013
Old Spitalfields Market is enclosed in a large indoor court with market stalls selling various arts and crafts, jewelry, and other assorted accessories. It's a good place to go for souvenir shopping.Recommended for:Local Culture
- Old Spitalfields MarketMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 11Aug 22, 2013
According to Jen Howze of BritMums, "This market features shiny new shops and traders market stalls (Mon-Fri & Sun) selling everything from jewelry to handmade wallets to vinyl records. Family-friendly restaurants fringe
the stalls. It’s better to go during the week if you mind crowds. Sunday is
a convivial crush."Recommended for:Family Travelers
- Old Spitalfields MarketMar 04, 2013
This place in London is really nice. Why? First, you got what seems to be an open mall with a lot of restaurants, within you can find the said spitalfields market...Full of home made products most of the time! But in the neighbourhood, there is also a lot of little shops (Absolute vintage is around for the fashionistas...) and neat typical english bars...
The second time we went there, it was for the AFWL (African Fashion Weekend London, more info over there : http://africafashionweeklondon.com/africafashionweek/#), and it was absolutely wonderful : african clothing brands in the market and catwalk shows during the day... Spitalfields is really a great memory :)
- Old Spitalfields MarketFeb 04, 2013
Spitalfields is one of my favourite parts of London to wander round - it feels so ancient with tiny lanes and those old street lamps that were once ran with methane gas from the drains.
The market is best seen on a Thursday when it's full of antiques and flea-market type stalls. It can be quite pricey, being one of London's best-known vintage markets, but it's just as interesting to walk around as it is to buy.Recommended for:History Buffs
- Old Spitalfields MarketMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily Travelers+ 4Jan 08, 2013
I stumbled upon this place the other day when I was on the way to see an Exhibition in Brick Lane and was immediately loving it! The Old Spitalfields Market, is again one of those Victorian style Market place which was converted, or maybe 'fused' is the right word, with modern style shops. You can find here modern shops and restaurant, inter-mingling with more traditional market stalls selling antique, paraphenilias, clothes and cheap foods. Located at the heart of East London it's only a stone-throw away from other must-visit London area such as the infamous Brick Lane and Petticoat Lane. Nearest Tube Station is Aldgate East.
More info visit: www. Oldspitalfieldsmarket.com
- Old Spitalfields MarketMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 2Sep 07, 2012
Another great market in London that you must visit! Quirky bits and bobs - anything from clothes to art. Lots of restaurants and bars around the market too. Great place to spend a couple of hours one weekend... and make sure you haven't just bought flowers, the flower stalls are amazing!
- Old Spitalfields MarketMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesHistory Buffs+ 1Aug 29, 2012
This market is part of the gentrification of East London. The market offers a variety of interesting shops and some good restaurants right in an area which used to be economically depressed but is now humming with activity.
- Old Spitalfields MarketAug 19, 2012
I can't say I don't think it's a pretty unusual name but it I do reckon this open covered market is ideal in many different types of weather. Certainly a haven from the hustle and bustle of busy London streets as its fully pedestrianised. There are several stalls and chain restaurants to choose from too.