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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Leather Lane, London, EC1N 7TX
Monday:08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday: 08:30 - 18:30
Wednesday: 08:30 - 18:30
Thursday: 08:30 - 18:30
Friday: 08:30 - 16:00
Satruday - Sunday: Closed
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
I eat on leather lane almost everyday that I can break away from my desk for a nice bite. Almost any food you want can be found here from Reubens to Falafel. A Gregs and Subway are there, but no idea why, because the choices are really extensive. I wouldn't say that Leather Lane gives off that sexy market-vibe, the architecture stinks. But if you're not a snob, and you like good food situated...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