London’s eclectic collection of bustling markets is one of the many reasons a holiday in the capital city is always a memorable one. If you’re looking to enjoy London like a true local, exploring the capital’s best local markets is always a great experience! Whether you’re looking for artisanal products, unique gifts, antique jewellery, fresh produce, street food, vintage finds or art, there’s a market in London for you!
Enjoy a luxury London stay at Park Hotel Paddington London and make the most of easy access to Paddington and Lancaster Gate Tube station for your exploration! Here’s a list of the best London markets near Paddington to add to your list.
Portobello Road Market
One of the oldest and most loved markets in London, Portobello Road Market is also one of the biggest antique markets in the world. Explore the market with about 1000 dealers, known for its antique collection. Experience the market’s rich diversity and vibrant culture as you find bargains and sample aromatic street food, freshly baked goods and more. You’ll also find a range of characterful cafes and drinking spots here, that are worth a visit anytime! The market is a treasure trove of vintage finds so make sure to spend a considerable amount of time browsing!
For an authentic London experience, head to Camden Market! The vibrant market is a melting point of food options galore, fashion and music. Meet the most diverse range of creative sellers, sample delectable street food, and browse eye-catching accessories, hand-made jewellery, and vintage fashion. Divided into two parts, Camden Lock Market is a haven for arts and crafts fanatics while the trendy Stables Market is perfect for quirky furniture and clothing. Camden Market is perfect for planning a unique shopping experience and soaking up the good vibes! So, plan a fun day out and relish a sumptuous meal at one of the premium restaurants near Paddington London to complete the experience.
Seven Dials Market
Home to London’s best street food and drinks vendors, Seven Dials Market is your chance to experience the city’s culture like no other! The huge food hall in the heart of the city is the perfect place to sample mouth-watering cuisines and unwind after a long day of exploring! The market has two floors, each with its own vibe. You’ll find street food kitchens and communal tables on one floor and an unmissable dessert collection and sweet treats on the second floor!
Notting Hill Farmers’ Market
If you’re looking to explore a farmers’ market in London, make the best choice with Notting Hill Farmer’s Market. Held at the Fox Primary School every Saturday, the market is known for its fresh seasonal produce, freshly baked goods, herbs, and salads. It’s best to arrive at the market and browse through colourful stalls selling fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers for a unique experience. The picturesque streets of the Notting Hill neighbourhood and Victorian-style houses make the perfect backdrop for a memorable shopping adventure!
Add these bustling London markets to your list and unwind in modern, comfort-filled single rooms in Paddington after what’s sure to be a wholesome shopping experience!