Foodies who visit London are in for a scrumptious surprise. The wide varieties of cuisines are a temptation for even the strictest, diet fanatic. While some people prefer restaurants, street food in London is unparalleled and worth a try. There are amazing street food markets that are littered in different areas of the city that are easily assessible.
The Camden Street Food Market
Camden Town hosts the Camden market that compliments the vibrant location. The area, which was once home to many popular artists, is even found on tour guide itineraries. There are several markets in the Camden area which sell beautiful boutique style and creative products. The popularity of the place draws out street food vendors to set up shop and serve, a choice of different foods that you can pick from. The markets are open all days of the week. The KERB along the river has the best stalls that you might want to try.
Not many people know about this market, except the locals. If you want to be able to get in a leisurely stroll along a picturesque location and grab some amazing food and drink, then this is the place for you to visit. As the market place for the street food vendors is limited, only the crème de la crème of street food vendors gets a spot here. Nevertheless, pull out your cameras and enjoy a bit of nature, colour and food at this market on the weekends.
If you are closer to the city and you want something quick to pick up and yet unique, then the Whitecross Market is the place you can visit. This trendy market is perfect for a quick grab and go option at a budgeted cost. So, if you are on a tight budget and want to experience street food choices in London then this is the market for you. The market is open on Thursdays and Fridays for patrons to visit.
If you are willing to travel a bit for some really good street food, then the Brockley Market is a good choice. It is in the South East side of London and many tourists might find it a little difficult to get there without proper navigation. The ethnic cuisines that this market offers is lip-smacking and the locals rave, about the impressive choices of meats and gourmet desserts, that this place offers. If you are in London on a Saturday, then the Brockley Market is the good place to head to.
The Borough Market
If you speak to any of the locals in London and ask them about the street food markets you can visit, chances are that their first choice would be the Borough Market. This market is the most famous and that has the widest array of foods and cuisines, for the foodie in you. The market is 1000 years old and is the most popular market for this reason. The vendors are absolutely a delight to visit here and offer passers-by free samples of their creations. Every visitor ends up leaving the Borough Market with more than they intended to get from there. The market is opened, Monday to Saturday.