The markets of London represent a class of their own. Manifold of stalls, great food to eat, fresh produce, and some of the finest fabric in town; these markets are an absolute visit for all the Londoners and Non-Londoners alike. One such market is the Borough Market. Being the oldest food market in town, Borough Market is crammed with all kinds of food stalls and eateries which are bound to make your taste buds tingle!
Its glorious history
The history of Borough Market is as old as a thousand years. It came into being in 1014 and ever since then, has been the most populous food market in London. As time evolved and newer traders and merchandisers made their way to this market, the area became alive with various new pubs and cafes. The 16th and 17th century shaped the way of this market and it wasn’t until the 19th century that Borough Market became THE iconic food market of London.
Why to visit
Quite simply, because no tour to London is ever complete without a visit to this amazing food market. Foodie or not, if you are someone who appreciates good food and loves to invent your dishes, visiting the Borough Market is an absolute must.
Craving for something sweet? Head over to Bread Ahead for a fresh new bun of bread or donut. Stroll along a little further to get your hand on one of the tastiest jams in London or get your hands on one of the French pastries.
Taste up your bland boring food by shopping at one of the spices stalls at Borough. Spice Mountain is a pioneer spices shop where you can buy all kinds of herbs and spices from all over the world.
Known for its organic and homegrown produce, Borough offers some of the freshest fruits and vegetables.
Drinks and Coffee
It’s never late to catch a drink or a cup of coffee at Borough. Head over to Monmouth for a freshly brewed cup of coffee to kick off your day in a brilliant manner!
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