East Street Market is one of London's oldest, largest and busiest markets. There are a wide a variety of goods on offer, from fresh fruit and vegetables to African clothing and materials.
There has been street trading in the Walworth area since the 16th Century, when farmers rested their livestock on Walworth Common before continuing to the city.
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Venue Details & Map
East Street Market
Walworth RoadWalworthLondonSE17 1RW
- +44 (0)20 7277 4597
- Public transport:
- Kennington, Underground
I agree with all of the above. I dislike the supermarkets so much that have helped put people out of business, that it is a delight to go to East Street with real people, excellent prices. I can't bring myself to pay supermarket prices for fruit and veg when I know I can get better quality here.
It is also supporting the local community and keeping alive the market tradition and a market that...more
finally I live near a market! I don't have to lug my bags of veggies a million miles to home!
It's a typical london market. Bunch of crap for sale on the cheap. I love my market veggies! Who on earth buys at a grocery store?
I just moved to the neighbourhood, i got my duvet and bedding covers, iron, and all my bits at this market.
it's similar to Kingland Road Market, but a bit smaller....more
If you're local to East Street market there is simply no excuse not to be buying your fruit and veg there - it is just so cheap! A whole bucket of garlic for £2, 10 red onions for a pound, a whole bag of vine tomatoes also for a pound...the list goes on and on. It makes you feel stupid that you've been paying more than double the price in a supermarket for god knows how many years.
My life in London was not complete until I discovered East street. Now, I go there every Saturday and buy as much food as I can carry. Three kilos of carrots for one pound? Ten pink lady apples for one pound? A plethora of green beans for 100 pounds... haha no ONE POUND! It's just amazing. I can hardly contain myself every time I go.
Besides the cheap produce, there's snacks, cereal,...more