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Address: Middlesex Street, London, England
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London's most famous market that is busy, noisy and full of interesting...

London's most famous market that is busy, noisy and full of interesting things to see, items to buy and characters to meet.

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Petticoat Lane Market

Sorry to say, this market is not the same as it was just some years ago. Low quality clothing, shoes and accessoires, most of them "Made in China"

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Budapest, Hungary

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't wish to be disrespectful to the area but this is shocking. This is real nylon tat. I didn't see an item of clothing over £5. It's all just rubbish you would get off your local town market stall. This isn't a cool one like Camden or Greenwich, this is where u go when you need some socks. If... More 

Thank Lucy S
Budapest, Hungary
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorry to say, this market is not the same as it was just some years ago. Low quality clothing, shoes and accessoires, most of them "Made in China"

Thank Papiking
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The iconic famous market did not really live up to what I was expecting. Mainly cheap clothing that you would need to check out carefully, not much different to many markets found all over the country. We were staying close by so took a look but wouldn't go out of my way in future, rather a let down.

Thank PapaYM
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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389 reviews
226 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking forward to visiting this iconic market but was disappointed. It was busy and there was a great diversity of nationalities and cultures selling and buying but the goods on offer were mostly cheap tat. Not really worth a specialvisit.

Thank Maxim123153
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is so dissapointing. Have been before but now it is the same stalls over and over again. Cheap but not cheerful. No atmosphere. Don't bother.

Thank YorkshireBeliever
Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Sunday morning we visited Petticoat Lane Market. It's just wonderful. You can buy almost everything and the people are friendly. It's just not easy to find.

Thank Hillsland
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took some finding due to a poor map location and building work everywhere. The market once had a great reputation. Now it's a sad looking place, not worth the effort. Give it a miss!

Thank Malcolm H
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

A typical buzzing market place for those who enjoy clothes, shoes, jewellery, bags, crowds and lots of noise. There are plenty of bargains to be found but also a lot of junk. A visit here is best suited for when you've got the time to hunt properly for the good products rather than just rush through the cheap stalls. A... More 

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Zalau, Romania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I get there and i didn't know where to look first.Soo many high-street fashion clothes at this amazing prices,much cheaper than in stores.But you have to be patient,and look carefully,and you wont't be dissapointed!

Thank ioana0707
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We visited petticoat lane market on a glorious Sunday morning. We were reminded of Spanish tourist markets with endless stalls of cheap clothes and footwear. We arrived early and enjoyed strolling around listening to the banter of stallholders preparing for the days trading. Not as good as Camden but it doesn't try to be.

Thank walney63

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