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Borough Market

The Borough Market is not for the crowd-fearing or for the buggy-pushing — its popularity is widespread and it gets crowded! But, if you’re a food lover (and who isn’t?), it is definitely worth visiting. It is London’s largest and most renowned food market with more than 130 food stalls and culinary experts. It has been around (in this very location) for more than 250 years and continues to get better with each passing year. This is where the chefs and well-known restaurateurs can be found on Saturday morning picking from the finest fish, meat, cheese, produce, etc.  Kids will love trying all the samples, checking out all the displays (my kids love the fish stalls!), and taking in the buzz of foodie talk and knowledge.  Just don’t take a buggy if you can avoid it — carry babies in a carrier. And if you can, go on a Thursday or a Friday — Saturdays are insane! Check their website for more info. (Image from Flickr)

CONTACT DETAILS:

Borough Market
8 Southwark Street
London, SE1 1TL
Phone: 020 7407 1002
Open: Thursdays (11am-5pm), Fridays (12pm-6pm), Saturdays (8am-5pm)


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April 21, 2015

[…] love visiting food markets with the kids and have always loved visiting Borough Market on the weekend. In the past couple years, Borough Market has become busier and busier and it can […]


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