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“A mixed bag of goods”
Review of Camden Market

Camden Market
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Camden Market and Music Legends Walking Tour in...
Ranked #16 of 1,815 things to do in London
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We're driven by the belief that you can only keep discovering if you keep looking ... so we're always adding interesting stores and traders. No two days are ever the same at Camden Market. Keep checking back to see what's new and what's next.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed March 17, 2014

This was my second time visiting in recent memory. The first was in the winter of 08, and I recall it being much better than this last one. This time we had a difficulty finding where to go, and given my wife was pregnant we didn't want to spend too much time walking. The first problems we had was getting there. The tube was closed, so we had to take a bus the remainder of the way. It wasn't exactly hard to find where to go, but more frustrating that we couldn't just get out and be in the vicinity. Given neither of us know North London, or even London for that matter it was worrying we'd get lost. We went in the morning, and didn't eat prior. We stopped at a local place and had the typical English breakfast. It was below average. We made our way to the main market area, and were surprised to see loads of food stalls selling great smelling food. If you are hungry wait to eat. Its worth it. We didn't see that many street vendors worth taking a look at. If you are interested in misc. knickknacks then this is the place for you. On my first visit I recall there being many more stalls worth taking a look at. This time it was only those located in the main market building which were worth it. Might just have been because of the roads we took to get there, or the area we were in. Overall it was a great "experience" but given you are in London there are many things I'd rather be doing. I'd go back, but not in the near future.

Thank MikeShadd
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Reviewed March 16, 2014

Having lived in London for the past 5 years, I come here for a walk regularly because I like to get lost in the markets and surronding area of Camden. The food is cheap here as well if you wonder around a bit. It makes a good alternative to Oxford street which is full of branded clothing. The stalls vary a lot and you can get a lot of different items that you can't get in central London like Oxford street/Regent street etc.

Be careful of pickpockets.

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Reviewed March 15, 2014

Camden is a nice place to visit during the afternoon and grab something to eat. There are many food stalls with chinese, japanese, indian, philipino, british and brasilian food and most cost 4 pounds for a big plate. The markets are different from the average Oxford-street type of mainstream shopping and a cool place to walk around.

Thank dianacqin
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Reviewed March 15, 2014

Vibrant bustling market with a great multi-cultural feel. The clothes stalls can be a bit repetitive but there is plenty else on offer. Great for casual browsing. The food stalls look and smell so inviting. Went there on a rainy day and intend to go back and have a bite to eat and a drink by the canal sometime

Thank Bernie W
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

That's for sure the second biggest attraction as they said!
It's worthy to visit it. Try the falafel wrap at the morrocan stall in camden stable just behind the Gilgamesh restaurant it4s absolutely delicious! If you are looking to do a gift for someone go to the stall 615 close to the Cigar shop they have a beautiful range of traditional handmade lacquerware (a beautiful range of balancing bamboo wine bottle holders, candles, coasters and ..)
have a look on their facebook.com/co.uk
Enjoy your holiday ;)

Thank Adnane A
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