Greenwich Market is one of the liveliest markets in London. It’s known for its amazing choice of street food along with hundreds of small stalls with local traders selling handmade products. The market is open every day of the week and the stalls are always rotating so every day is a little different. There are also lots of shops at the side of the market including boutique jewelry and clothing stores.
Street Food in Greenwich
The market is famous for its diverse selection of street food, where you can find authentic dishes from all over the world. Some of our top picks include:
- Addi’s Taste – traditional Ethiopian food available every day at the market
- Banh Mi Nen – authentic Vietnamese dishes open from Wednesday to Sunday
- Casa Cannoli – amazing cannoli prepared in the Sicilian tradition, open on the weekend
- Desi Street Food – Indian food from the Punjabi style on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
- The Andes Empanadas – classic South American street food on Thursdays and Fridays
Some of the most interesting shops:
- Bam-Boo – sunglasses and watches made out of bamboo!
- Gifts from Himalaya – hand knitted wool products from Nepal
- Heron Design Studios – printed scarfs
- Shoe Embassy – handcrafted shoes for men and women
- Things British – British made gifts
- 360 Degrees Vintage – vintage clothing from the 1920’s to 1980’s
Greenwich market is open every day from 10am to 5.30pm. Throughout the week, there are two different focuses within the market.
- An arts & crafts market is held on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- An antiques & collectibles market is held on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
In And Around Greenwich Market
Greenwich Park, overlooking City of London
The market is located right in the heart of Greenwich, and you can easily spend a day exploring the area. Start by visiting Cutty Sark, a legendary British sailing vessel that was once the fastest ship in the world. Continue with a visit to one of the museums like the National Maritime Museum or Queens’s House. If it’s sunny, have a stroll through Greenwich Park, which has amazing views over London. Finally, head to the Royal Observatory where the Prime Meridian is located at the point where East meets West.