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The Best Markets to Visit in Westminster This Summer

  • Markets -16-Jun-2017

If you’re planning a trip or a weekend getaway to London this summer, Westminster is one of the most vibrant and bustling places to be. Home to some of the biggest London tourist attractions, with endless shops and restaurants, it’s the true London experience. 

However, if you’re looking to do something a bit more unique and get a true experience of Westminster outside of the usual tourist traps, we’ve collected together some of the best markets to visit this summer. They’re the perfect place to go for unique gifts, delicious street food and fresh produce; so what are you waiting for? 


Strutton Ground Market (SW1)

✔ Good lunchtime market  

Opening Times: Monday-Friday 8am-6pm

Strutton Ground Market is a cosy market located, as you would expect, on the cobbles of Strutton Ground, Westminster. Serving an array of coffee and hot food, it’s a popular spot for locals and hungry workers at lunchtime. Additionally, stalls are also filled with a variety of clothes, jewellery, footwear, flowers, plants and more.


Tachbrook Street Market (SW1)

✔Good for luxury foods

Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm

If luxury food and fresh produce is what you seek, Tachbrook Street Market is the place to be in Westminster. Also selling household goods and clothing, it’s another lively marketplace to visit throughout the day, once again proving popular at lunchtime.


Maida Hill (W9)

✔Good for gifts   

Opening Times: Monday -Saturday 8am-6pm

If you’re looking for gifts for friends or loved ones, Maida Hill market is the ideal location. Selling unique, handmade cards and gifts, flowers and leather goods, you’re sure to find something they’ll love. You can also grab an outfit for tonight while you’re at it.


Berwick Street (W1)

✔Good for a selection of street food

Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm

Searching high and low for quality street food offerings? Berwick Street offers a vibrant, aromatic selection of Asian, Greek, Afghan, Mexican, Moroccan and Mediterranean food, including hot and cold salads and sandwiches. Make sure you make time to sample them all!  

With its rich history dating back to 1778, Berwick Street in Soho will be easy to find – just follow the fragrant smells!


Church Street (NW8)

✔Good all-rounder  

Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm

A market that does it all, Church Street is a great place to start if you’re searching for a market that sells a variety of commodities. At Church Street, you’ll find fashion items, luggage, hot food, fresh fruit & veg, jewellery and further home essentials.


Rupert Street (W1) – Street Food Union

✔Perfect for foodie fans

Opening Times: Wednesday–Friday 11am–3.30pm

Another market perfect for foodie fans is Rupert Street Market. From Wednesday through to Saturday 11.00am–3.30pm the ‘Street Food Union’ serves up a huge variety of delicious street food for you to enjoy at lunchtime!

Plan your Westminster Trip Today

Our stylish, recently refurbished Grange Wellington Hotel is located in Vincent Square, Westminster, meaning a selection of Westminster’s bustling markets are easily accessible and close by when you want to start exploring! So, book today and experience a true taste of Westminster.

Book your Westminster stay at the Grange Wellington Hotel today.

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