In Pictures: London’s Borough Market

What to Eat: London's Borough Market

On my recent trip to London and Scotland, I spent half a day roaming around Borough Market, stuffing my face full of delicious food. Borough Market, located in Southwark, is a gourmet food market, consisting of over 70 vendors, ranging from cured meats to gourmet cakes. While it’s not a hidden gem, the market is definitely worth a visit if you like to eat (which is pretty much everyone, right?).

Here are a few of my favorite photos from the market:

Borough Market: Fresh Produce
Fresh produce at Borough Market
Borough Market Coconut Pancakes
One of the Thai restaurant vendors cooking up the most amazing coconut pancakes. I’m obsessed.
Borough Market: Duck Confit
Making duck confit at the market.
Borough Market: Duck Confident
The finished product: Duck confit sandwich
Borough Market: English muffins
The largest English muffins I’ve ever seen.
Borough Market Meat
Borough Market Cheese
Delicious cheese.
Borough Market Cheese
I think I tried one of each.
Borough Market Croissants
You can never go wrong with croissants.
Borough Market Produce
I love how fresh and vibrant the produce looks.
Borough Market London produce
I think I’d shop here every week if I lived in London.
Borough Market meat
One of the many meat shops.
Borough Market Scotch Eggs
Scotch eggs.
Borough Market meat
Sigh. I miss this place.
Borough Market Mushrooms
I love mushrooms.

When to go:
The full market is only open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am – 5 pm.

Getting there:
The easiest way to get to Borough Market is to take the tube to the London Bridge Station, serviced by the Jubilee and Northern lines. Visit Borough Market’s page for full directions.

Top tips for visiting the market:
Avoid mid-day Saturday or Sunday if you can. The market was an absolute zoo and was so hard to navigate. Try to visit during a weekday if at all possible. Make sure you bring cash; not all vendors accept credit cards.

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