Smithfield Meat Market is the largest wholesale meat market in the UK. It is open to the trade and the public Monday to Friday from 3am. To find the full range of stalls open, arrive by 7am. The nearest tube stations are Farringdon and Barbican.
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Smithfield meat market is one of the oldest markets in London, meat has been bought and sold there for more than eight hundred years. Many of the best restaurants and hotels buy their meat at Smithfield, proving the quality of the meat.
Definitely a carnivores paradise, and best to arrive as early as you can, the market gets going at 4am and closes at 10am. You need a strong stomach to...more