You'll find a bit of everything at Leather Lane Market, a weekday market in the Farringdon/Clerkenwell area. Office workers head there at lunchtime for the numerous food stalls. You'll also find cheap clothes, DVDs, mobile phone accessories and other bric-a-brac.
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Hear a lot of recent hype about Leather Lane Market so decided to stroll there again. Firstly I found a very trendy Burrito place in the name of Chilango which is the focal point at the start of the road then it gets a bit drabby as yu walk further with stall selling leather hats and gloves to electrical goods. However looking in between what I had found was a long market full of nice smelling...more
Leather Lane Market has it's ups and downs.
The ups are it's food, which seem to be good and improving. There are the classic ones that have been there forever, like the burritos and Indian, but now it has bites like Kin's pork buns and a new Japanese spot which looks delicious. If you're in the area and looking for lunch, it's a good spot to check out.
The downs are the shopping, which...more
Relative to its nearest neighbours that I've frequented, Whitecross and Chapel Markets, Leather Lane market offers a roughly similar variety with a significantly reduced quantity and quality.
Whereas Chapel Market plays host to an assortment of food ingredient stalls and housewares hawkers, Leather Lane's offers books and cut-rate DVDs and random unlabelled apparel. Whitecross Market offers...more
Mmmmm... Indian food!
Yuck. Cell phone accessories?
This is my constant battle with Leather Lane. Don't get me wrong, the mmms always outweigh the yucks, but just when I'm getting excited about the delicious falafel or coffee or pad thai I'm about to tuck into, I see that the next stall down is selling 'high street' clothing...more
A real local-flavour kind of market, Leather Lane is filled with miscellaneous bits of tat, reject high-street clothes, an array of foodstuff items that may or may not be at the end of their shelf-life, leather gloves, hats, jumble-sale-esque high-end makeup, 'memory foam' pillows, burritos, falafels, etc, etc, etc.
The brick-and-mortar businesses that line the street vary from greasy cafs...more