This East End market sells fruit, clothes and fabrics at knock-down prices. Situated on one of the oldest trade routes, Roman Road market is still going strong.
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Roman Road Market
Roman market is the place for bargains, most of the stalls cater for women however I did find a stall that sold Ralph Lauren men's wear, and to my surprise they are genuine .
The stall owner even showed me a letter confirming this from the Tower Hamlets Trading Standard Office.
The down side is the lacking of street parking spaces, and the lack of fruit and veg stalls.more
A good place if you want some cheap clothes which are supposedly from 'big' names (hmm, a likely story!!) Or some cheap jewellery, slippers, bedding, music, bric-a-brac etc. Good for picking up bits for fancy dress, but not so great for anything that will last. Still, good if you're on a tight budget.
My only qualm living so nearby is the market traders don't give a monkey's about littering....more
For a small markets in East London i was pleasantly surprised. It is GREAT for cheap clothing with lots of variety, known brands and also makeup. I live close so i usually go once a month for a quick look. If your in the area and have a couple of hours free on a saturday go and have a look.more
Following on from some of my recent market reviews, I thought I'd check out Roman Road.The number 8 bus dropped me off right at the mouth of the market... I have to say, I was expecting a lot of cheesy crap with a few good bits but was pleasantly surprised.
Overall, this is a great place to find cheap, on-trend clothing -- at the moment, tartan, leopard prints, and leather-look garments....more
Wait just one hot second here... I'm no road market scientist, but it only takes a simple equation to figure out that Roman Road has all of the components to be 3-star worthy:
Cheap, trendy clothing + jewellery shops and stalls + lotsandlotsachippies = a-ok.
Knock-off shop. Bling out. Dine in.
If you can get behind this motto, Roman Road will be a-ok for you too. A bit depressing at...more