Only wholesale market still in the City of London. Steelwork holding up roof great detail and paintwork. Great clocks. Very busy.
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While staying at a hotel near Smithfield Market we had every opportunity to see and hear for ourselves that London’s only surviving meat market is still very much alive today. At night, there was a coming and going of trucks unloading and loading meat and...More
This review is not about the Market itself. Pause before entering through the large arched entryway and look behind you at the circle of road and buildings. This was were hundreds of people were hanged and burnt at the stake. Both Catholics and Protestants were...More
I went to Smithfield's for the first time this morning around 05:45. 90% of the stall were still open and I picked up some great deals. 10kg box of chicken legs £13 5.6kg Pork spare ribs £17 3kg lamb chops £20 I did not even...More
If you want to buy meat then you can come early in the morning (maybe 6am is rather late!). The market itself closes down quite early but if meat is not your thing then the atmosphere is worth seeing as well as the ornate ironwork....More
Nestled under numerous overpasses, train bridges and between very busy streets, this is a worthwhile visit during your tour of London. There are numerous vendors for all sorts of breads, cheeses, meats, pastries, coffees, to go food, etc. We enjoyed a nice breakfast here assembled...More
Walked through the market for what must be the thousandth time or many more in a lifetime of working in and around the City. Never fails to impress for its ornate ironwork and its amazing history, which is well illustrated with some good display panels....More