Sample a real piece of London at Borough Market


Street markets are a great way to discover different things on your visit to London and Borough market certainly won’t disappoint. With an array of stalls, lots of visitors and an eclectic mix of cultures, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Borough Market is handily located in South London and it is buzzing with sights, smells and hundreds of stalls waiting for you to stop by and sample their wares. Located in the heart of the city, it brings the community together through a love of food.

Capturing the true essence of a traditional market, it is the capital’s most renowned food market. A plethora of home-grown foods and international ingredients that can be put to use in a number of recipes, it’s clear to see why chefs, restaurateurs and foodies alike share a mutual love here.

Wander amongst the many stalls, revelling in the atmosphere and take the time to talk to the stallholders – many of whom are the people behind their products. Having home grown, baked or cooked the produce on sale, the soul of the building truly comes alive.

With fresh fish and organic meats to fruit and vegetables, dairy produce, chocolate and sweets on sale at fantastic purse-friendly prices, you will soon understand why people return week after week. Popular with locals and visitors from further afield, it is the place to head if you wish to stock up on fresh produce.

If you’re looking for something to nibble on or can’t wait ’til lunchtime, stop by the lunch market from Mondays to Wednesdays. You will be astounded with the choice of healthy and hearty dishes on offer.

It is a handy walk from London Bridge tube station and easily accessible on foot, rail or underground.

Round off your day with a relaxing stay at one of London’s Shaftesbury Hotels. Handily located around the city, you can unwind in style at your own leisure.