Old Spitalfields Market in in London, England

Old Spitalfields Market is located in the heart of East London and its history dates back to 1638 when King Charles gave license for food to be sold. The Victorian building has since been restored and now hosts a variety of "small producers and artisanal businesses."

I last visited in 2010 and with my most recent visit in 2017, the space has had a dramatic facelift and there are a lot of exciting new vendors. Of all London's market, this has to be my favorite one and the offerings are exquisite.


Old Spitalfields Market
16 Horner Square
London, E1 6EW

By Train
Liverpool Street (5mins)
Shoreditch High St. (7mins)
Aldgate East (8mins)
Moorgate (14mins)
Old Street (16mins)

By Bus
Brushfield Street (67)
Primrose Street, Stop J
(8, 26, 35, 48, 78, 135,
149, 205 242, 388)

Coordinates: 51.5197° N, 0.0754° W

Cost & Admission
Public spaces are open and shops are generally open 10am-7pm but check here for specific times.

Variety of vendors. See list here.

Shopping, eating, walking

This market is very popular and will get packed. There are shops around the perimeter and stalls inside.