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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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Plenty of bargains if you are willing to look for them

I got a couple of lovely scarves at £1 each....needed to go through piles of them to find ones I liked but I am fussy. I also got a nice long jacket for only £10, for this I had... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On Sundays the streets around Middlesex Street are packed with stalls selling all types of goods but largely clothing. Its a great place to pick up some real bargains including chain store and designer clearance items. It is very crowded and narrow in places but we never felt threatened. About 10 mins walk from Liverpool St station so easy to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Be prepared for a true market experience! Oh I need to warn you all if your looking for a bargain or just cheap it's here, if your looking for some arty farty middle class up market go elsewhere. we got two pairs of named jeans, a good quality leather belt, 6 t-shirt, a named handbag, and some quality makeup and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I got a couple of lovely scarves at £1 each....needed to go through piles of them to find ones I liked but I am fussy. I also got a nice long jacket for only £10, for this I had to try a few on to get the best fit, all stating one size but as such a low price that... More 

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Thank Julie M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of stalls mostly selling tat that would not last 5 minutes. Can get very crowded and easy for pickpockets to work the area. Keep your bag zipped up and close to your body or they will steal your purse/cards. Worth having a wander round just to say you have been there, but I would not buy anything.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant market to visit on a Sunday , clothes are so cheap ! And plenty of them , some only £1 Cheap real leather belts £10 Junk jewellery from £1 A proper cheap London market where the locals mix with tourists to get a bargain

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are pick pockets Working the area - My Mother had her purse nicked and I had my bag "felt" twice The stalls are all over the place There are dozens of people with Suitcases on wheels that constantly walk into you It's full of ignorant people People constantly Barge into you To be frank it's a place that's best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Weekday lunchtimes only, there is a section of the market that serves world foods. There is a nice variety of traditional dishes such as Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Thai, Jamaican, Moroccan and even a fish and chip shop. The best part is that non of the food tastes bad and I've tried most of them. Most stalls also serve halal and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

A good place to find bargains and things that you need. Also souvenirs. Ideal for good weather days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Many unique little shops and restaurants, it is worth going there and simply taking a stroll around that neighborhood.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We visited here after Brick Lane and Spitalfields. If you're after bargain, low quality stuff then maybe but if you're a tourist wanting to browse and find quirky interesting stuff then we don't recommend it. Suffice to stay we did a few stretches and then left.

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