Spitalfields market in East London. Market life, traders and stalls. View over the stalls and aisles and crowds of people in the covered market.


East London’s historic Spitalfields is a hub for trendy boutiques, notable restaurants, and the arty cool residents this area has become known for. Thanks to the large Bangladeshi community there, Brick Lane is lined with delicious and authentic curry houses. The 18th-century Christ Church Spitalfields hosts concerts and art exhibitions, and the Spitalfields City Farm is a wonderful stop for children and animal lovers. The Old Spitalfields Market building itself hosts regular antiques and fashion markets, making this a great place to hunt and shop for a unique piece to take home.


Where: Spitalfields is located in East London, one mile north of the Tower of London.

Getting there: Spitalfieds is closest to the Liverpool Street, Aldgate and Aldgate East tube stations.