> Read Craig’s review of Borough Market Check out my London blog for a full review, with photos
Borough Market may be the oldest fruit and veg market in London, dating back to a map in 1542.
Records from a century later fix its position to what is now Borough High Street, but by 1754 it had become so popular that all the traffic around was getting blocked, so a decision was taken to move it into Stoney Street near Southwark Cathedral.
The food stalls on display are of rather high-quality, and have been lauded by the likes of Jamie Oliver. Many of the stalls have gourmet food to sample, and there are a number of good cafés around if you want something more substantial.
> Craig’s review of Borough Market – “Why not give McDonalds a miss today, and come to Borough Market instead? This is no ordinary street market. This is a foodie market, for gourmet foodies... for people who like to pimp their food in nuts and sauces and make it look like a work of art. It's an art gallery of food (with art gallery prices). The burgers are huge! I'm guessing they've just cut the legs of… continued”
If you enjoy this then try: Borough (you can walk it in 7 mins); Leadenhall Market (walk it in 14 mins or catch a train from London Bridge to Leadenhall Market) and Southwark (you can walk it 10 mins).
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