Despite the name, you won't find farmers selling their wares at Chelsea Farmers' Market.
Instead, this quiet enclave off Kings Road is a scenic square with one-off shops and restaurants with al fresco dining.
In summer, the courtyard at the heart of the market becomes a little foodie oasis. The Market Place restaurant offers outside tables drawing lunchtime crowds who take cover under the shade of the outsized umbrellas.
After lunch, browse around the shops selling everything from expensive handbags to obscure books.
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As all others have stated - it's not a Farmer's Market. Just the old location of one (presumably).
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