The Borough Market is a food market in the city of London which caters to people from all walks of life and allows them to enjoy high quality food products and ingredients at cost effective prices. Harvests from local farmers as well as those that have been imported are sold in this market and there are hundreds of stalls which sell a wide variety of goods ranging from relatively rare to find spices to the finest cut steak. The quality and range of food will simply amaze you if you are visiting the market for the first time in your life. Every day, thousands of local people and tourists visit this market to fulfill their food cravings and taste some of the most exotic food items which are native to various countries of the world.
There is always a constant buzz to the Borough Market and you will instantly notice this from a very large distance as you make your way towards it. As traders try to entice customers and sell their goods, you will notice how friendly and warm they are. No matter at which time of the day you visit the market, you will always find something hot and unique happening. Events such as cooking demonstrations and product demonstrations are a part and parcel of the market’s day to day life and if you are lucky you can purchase some of the items at great discounts. Majority of the restaurants and hotels in London get their food supplies in bulk from this market. Everywhere you turn, you will find colorful fruits, vegetables and flowers that greet your eye. You can also find the most fresh seafood and poultry in the entire city at this market.
Apart from stalls selling fruits and veggies, you can find numerous cafes, bars and small restaurants that entertain customers all through the day. You can try your hand at eating spicy Indian or Thai street food and also grab a cold beer at one of the bars. Dairy products like cheese, milk and butter are sold by the truckloads in the market and you also get to enjoy a large array of bread varieties. Different types of wines are also sold in the market if are interested in buying them.
The Borough Market can be easily reached through various transport mediums such as public transport, car and bike. There is ample car parking within the market premises to park your vehicles. But most of them will be full during the day and you should plan you trip according if you want to find space to park your vehicle. The market is just beside the London Bridge Station and it is recommended that you travel by train to reach there as it allows you to save time as well as effort to find a suitable parking space. The full market is open from 10am to 5pm on Wednesday and Thursday. Plus, the market is kept open for an extra hour till 6pm on Fridays and it operates from 8am to 5pm on Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays and it is open for lunch on Mondays and Tuesdays from 10am to 5pm.