Old Spitalfields Market

 
 
ADDRESS
105a Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 6BG 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Market stalls: Thu 8:00 - 17:00, Fri 9:30 - 17:00; Saturday 11.00 - 17.00; Sun 9:30 - 17:00 | Restaurants & shops: Daily
 

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Old Spitalfields MarketNestled in the heart of the city, in the shadow of Christ Church, Old Spitalfields Market offers the perfect antidote to out-of-town shopping
malls. You'll find the delightful old covered market off Brushfield
Street if you're coming from Liverpool Street Station. The stalls under
the covered part of the market are the place to look for something
original, of excellent quality and value for money. Sundays are by far
the busiest, with over 150 stalls operating, including a specialist
organic market. On Fridays, there's a fun Fashion and Design Market
where young designers showcase their work. There's so much to do and see
here - and plenty of interesting shops surrounding the covered market
too. Spitalfields has evolved elegantly, combining the new with the old
so you'll get brands like Canteen, Agnes B and Benefit behind the large
glass fronted stores happily sitting next to sole traders selling quirky
clothes from their market stalls.

 

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LondonTown.com - Old Spitalfields Market Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Concerts | On 2nd September 2014 

Rough Trade East 3 minutes walk from Old Spitalfields Market

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Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from Old Spitalfields Market

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Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from Old Spitalfields Market

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th October 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 7 minutes walk from Old Spitalfields Market

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Exhibitions | On 2nd September 2014 

The Book Club 9 minutes walk from Old Spitalfields Market

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th October 2014 

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th October 2014 

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