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Electric Avenue

Electric Avenue, London, England
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Fun to See if You're a Fan

What I enjoyed learning about Electric Avenue was that in addition to it's being in a song lyric... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2016
wextravelgal
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Chicago, Illinois
Great place to visit but street works going on at the moment

Electric Avenue is a great place to visit with quirky market stalls and shops selling ethnic foods... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2016
Keith L
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good25%
  • Average37%
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Oct 13, 2016
“Fun to See if You're a Fan”
Jul 24, 2016
“Great place to visit but street works going on at the moment”
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Electric Avenue, London, England
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

What I enjoyed learning about Electric Avenue was that in addition to it's being in a song lyric, the reason for this street's name was that it was one of the first streets in London to get electricity. Being a well-to-do area in the early...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2016

Electric Avenue is a great place to visit with quirky market stalls and shops selling ethnic foods. When I visited in June 2016 though their were lots of street works going on but, of course, these won't last forever. There is a great Wetherspoon pub...More

Thank Keith L
Reviewed February 8, 2016

The Electric Avenue is located just 2 minutes' walk away from the Brixton Tube Station. Having heard about its former grandeur in late 19th Century when this stretch of street became the first market street to be electrically lit one will expect to see at...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

Full of vendors selling all sorts of bric brac and produce. Was expecting something with more character. The Brixton Village market was slightly better. Nothing much to buy shopping wise but the food selection is varied

Thank Colin L
Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Legendary road in Brixton. Always lots going on. Be it during the day with the Market or at night with the many pubs, bars, and restaurants nearby.

Thank N1ckco
Reviewed November 3, 2012

and that does not necessarily reflect on the street - there are fruit/veg/meat & fish stalls and a bit of trash on the street. But its all part of a lively Brixton village area, which is a place to go!

Thank Eva T
Reviewed August 19, 2010

Electric Avenue is a bit depressing and run down, there's a tiny and popular branch of Greggs, lots of poundshops with household tat piled high and a few decent food shops selling fresh fish, meat and veg. The only bit I really like is the...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2014
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