cultures such as Indian, Italian and Moroccan. Its South London equivalent is Brockley Market,which started out as a college car park event. Again, the focus of the food stalls is on locally-
sourced food and drink. Alternatively if you’re after somew
here to try a wider range, try BrixtonVillage Market.
It’s a hub of international cuisine to tickle any foodies’ taste buds. It features
Caribbean, African, South American, East Asian and Indian foods and is open late on Thursdaysand Fridays. Music and a great community feel make this one of the more relaxed and variedfood markets in the capital.Visitors here for the London Olympics 2012 will likely be staying nearer Central London. Forthese visiting foodies then,
we would recommend Borough Market. It’
s the oldest and most
famous of London’s food markets and is set in a stunning location.
Held on a Friday andSaturday beneath a wrought iron roof it hosts the best variety of foods from around the world.
busy and mostly cash only. Alternatively, on a Sunday, try Marylebone Farmer’s Market.
This has about forty food stalls and caters to both locals doing their shopping and people in
search of quality ingredients. It’s not so well known as a tourist locatio
n, so try and visit thissecret treasure if you can.Ranging further around London, a similarly sized gathering can be found all week at Whitecross
Street Food Markets. There’s an amazing array of food stalls with offerings that you don’t find
many other p
laces. There’s not so much at the beginning of the week, with more stalls setting
up as the week goes on, so it rewards repeat visits. Saturdays are also good days to visitBroadway Market which alongside the organic foods also has clothing stalls and a huge array of pubs and restaurants.
No foodies’ visit to the London Olympics 2012 will be complete however without seeing
Spitalfields and Brick Lane. Set next to Liverpool Street Station its one of our most eclectic foodmarkets. This truly cosmopolitan market area mixes food stalls, cafes and restaurants withboutiques and stalls of all stripes. These restaurants and cafes serve world cuisine from placesas far removed as Italy, Mexico, Indonesia and Thailand. Brick Lane, which is next door, is