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 Market
Leather LaneLondonEC1N 7TX
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Like fooding options? Don't mind paying £3 for a donut? Fancy a set of knives?
Leather Lane can be a hot, stanky mess on weekdays. Thousands of office gophers pour into this narrow stretch to pick up grub, clutching their lamb wraps and mediterranean salads scurrying back to whence they came.
On one fine freezing afternoon, yours truly opted for a set of fine steak knives in lieu of a salt...more
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