Explore Greenwich Market in south-east London, a pretty 19th-century covered market selling unique gifts and knick-knacks.
The market is a showcase for London’s designer-makers and antiques sellers. Turn up on Tuesday or Thursday to see the stalls heave with antiques and collectibles from London’s best traders in treasures from the past. At weekends and on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, you can shop for one-of-a-kind arts and crafts.
Whether you come for the crafts or the collectibles, you’ll always find interesting independent stores that circle the stalls and a plenty of food options. Plus, keep an eye out for regular events and late-night openings.
What is there to see and do?
As you enter the market, there are food stalls enticing you to try something mouthwatering for lunch. Take your pick from Ethiopian fare, Iranian street food, dim sum, Vietnamese baguettes and more.
The colours and textures of the craftworks on display attract stylish shoppers looking for a one-of-a-kind gift or something unique to complete their wardrobe or interior design, making this one of the most vibrant markets in London.
Check out the colourful leather handbags on Hungarian stall Satchelz, chunky vibrant snoods of Suzie Lee, handmade marble coasters at Coaster Craft or the beautiful natural patterns of Pure Juniper’s bread and cheese boards.
All around the market are independent shops, such as Peruvian knitwear company United Ideas Limited and antique furniture seller Minerva Antiques.
When is the market open?
Greenwich market is open from 10am to 5.30pm, seven days a week, including bank holidays.
Where is the market?
How do I get to the market?
The closest station to Greenwich Market is Cutty Sark (Docklands Light Railway), which is a two-minute walk away.
You can also take an Uber Boat by Thames Clipper to Greenwich Pier, which is a three-minute walk, or a Southeastern train service from London Bridge or Charing Cross to Greenwich station, which is a six-minute walk.
Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays: 10am to 5.30pm.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday to Sunday: arts, crafts, designer makers.
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: antiques and collectibles.
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