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A Treat for Foodies - London's Borough Market

Borough MarketFor the past few years I've lived within walking distance of Toronto's St. Lawrence Market, which was recently named the top food market by National Geographic.  I love food and find that markets are the best place to meet locals and learn about their culture by tasting local treats.  Borough Market, in my opinion, tops the St. Lawrence Market in its selection of local and international ready-to-eat food.  With the help of my wife and our family, we conquered much of the market and left extremely satisfied and a wee bit heavier.  The trip to London was worth it just for this day!


What You Need to Know

  • Location: Southward, Central London
  • Closest Tube Stop: London Bridge
  • Retail Full Market Hours: Wed-Thu 10-5, Fri 10-6, Sat 8-5
  • Bring plenty of cash & come hungry!!!

Wonderful Atmosphere

I love the market's atmosphere! Set up under bridges and against a very industrial background, the market is always lively and offers you an amazing opportunity to discover as you make your way through the crowds and around various obstacles.

borough market

borough market

borough market

borough market

borough market


Food Highlights

Gooey, Stinky, Tasty Raclette

raclette, borough market

raclette, borough market

raclette, borough market


Chorizo Sandwich Packs a Flavor Punch!

chorizo sandwich, borough market

chorizo sandwich, borough market


Crunch Pork Crackling Sandwich

pork sandwich, borough market

pork crackling, borough market


Fish & Chips - Went Back for Seconds!

fish and chips, borough market


Sausage World - Simply Wonderful

sausage world, borough market

sausage world, borough market


Fresh Oysters!

oysters, borough market

oysters, borough market


Room For Dessert? Of Course!

cookie at borough market

dessert, borough market

macarons, borough market