Spitalfields is a diverse and vibrant area of London that is home to a mix of cultures and businesses. The Old Spitalfields Market is a great place to start your day, where you can find everything from antiques to fashion to food. Read on to know everything about spending a memorable day at the Old Spitalfields Market. But first, make sure you book yourself a stay at the opulent Montcalm Brewery Hotel London, only minutes away from this vintage shopping paradise in London.
Explore the Market
Once a covered market, the Spitalfields Market has undergone a major transformation since it first opened in the 1600s. This charming shopping spot, only moments away from your 5-star hotel in London, is still housed in the traditional red brick building but has been updated with sleek glass windows and strings of bulbous twinkle lights for the perfect ambience.
With over 200 stalls to choose from, start your day by exploring the stalls of clothing, accessories, and home décor. Here are some of the things we highly recommend buying here:
- Vintage clothing and accessories
- Unique pieces of handmade jewellery and crafts
- Home decor items, especially rugs and artwork
Take a quick break for lunch and head to one of the many popular food vans in the Old Spitalfields market. Don’t think too much because there is something for everyone here, from traditional British food to your favourite international cuisine.
Visit Inspitalfields for Unique Trinkets
Inspitalfields is a unique shop tucked away in the bustling Spitalfields Market. It is a haven for lovers of coffee table books and scented candles. The shop has a very sophisticated yet unusual home décor range, from handmade ceramics to statement mirrors and is the perfect place to buy a special gift for your loved ones back home. There is also a wide selection of photography books, so you can go through the glossy pages and be inspired. So, without any further ado, grab the best London hotel packages and make sure you include Inspitalfields on your list, to take back the best souvenirs home!
Admire the Architecture
The Old Spitalfields market is housed in a beautiful Victorian building, and it’s worth taking some time to appreciate the details. So, after you’re done shopping, feel free to take a stroll around the market and admire the distinctive architecture. End a sure-to-be-successful shopping spree with a drink of your choice at one of the bars in the area or catch a show at the very popular Barbican Centre nearby.
Beyond just the sights and sounds, Old Spitalfields Market is a place where cultures collide, and new ideas are born. If you are looking for a unique and unforgettable shopping experience here in London, don’t hold yourself back and grab the best Montcalm hotel deals to explore this East London gem and create memories that you’ll cherish forever!