Hunt for a bargain within the bric-a-brac at bustling Brick Lane Market, a market bursting full of antiques, stunning fabrics and kitsch collectables.
Once you’ve found your treasure at this market, refuel at one of the numerous food stalls in the area or head into a Brick Lane restaurant.
Brick Lane food
Alongside fruits and vegetable stalls, you’ll find plenty of street food vendors lining Brick Lane on Sundays. Try The Rib Man for some of the best ribs in London.
For street food throughout the week, head to Ely’s Yard at the Old Truman Brewery where food trucks offer tasty dishes to tempt your tastebuds.
The area is famed for its brilliant curry houses and Indian restaurants, such as Aladin Brick Lane, which serves excellent Balti and tandoori dishes. There are also several Jewish bagel shops including the popular Brick Lane Beigel Bake, which is open 24/7.
The Old Truman Brewery markets and opening times
In addition to the main Sunday street market (open 10am to 6pm), The Old Truman Brewery hosts several regular markets at its huge site on Brick Lane:
- Head to Upmarket for more than 200 stalls encompassing fashion, art and food. Saturday: 11am to 5.30pm and Sunday: 10am to 6pm
- Buy jewellery, prints and accessories at Backyard Market. Saturday: 11am to 6pm and Sunday: 10am to 5pm
- Explore vintage clothing gems at the Vintage Market. Monday to Friday: 11am to 6.30pm and Saturday and Sunday: 11am to 6pm
- Tuck into mouthwatering bites from the Ely's Yard street food trucks. Monday to Sunday: 11am to 11pm
- Delve into an Aladdin’s cave of furniture and antiques at The Tea Rooms. Saturday: 11am to 6pm and Sunday: 10am to 5pm