The foodie’s guide to Spitalfields in east London
Spitalfields E1 is one of the most diverse parts of London, and the food of the market truly follows suit. Whether you’re craving good food, just fancy a snack, or feel like treating yourself to some amazing flavours, Spitalfields has everything you need from comforting classics to exciting bites!
Every Friday, Spitalfields plays host to a number of delicacy filled food stalls for the Startisans Market, celebrating the capital’s newest generation of food start-ups and artisans whilst creating a unique and exciting experience for the London foodie! With a stall for every different world cuisine you can think of, from Columbian Arepas to Greek Souvlaki, try some new flavours and support these amazing street food vendors!
There’s a plenty of food trucks at Spitalfields, full of flavour and authenticity. For a soul-nourishing breakfast, head to Le Swine for the best bacon butty in London. Take your taste buds to the states with an authentic Philly cheesesteak from the Liberty Cheesesteak Company: look out for the signature pinstripe food truck! And if that’s not enough, check out the UK’s first duck only restaurant, The Duck Truck! Try out mouth-watering goodies like the duck burger and duck fat chips, or go for a healthier option with pan fried duck breast and pomegranate salad.
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, then say no more: Cake wizards Konditor and Cook are ideal for cakes with brownies to die for. If you fancy smaller snack, head to Lola’s for the prettiest cupcakes in London, or to Crosstown Doughnuts for a range of flavours from classic vanilla glazed to the more experimental crème brûlée or apricot and lavender.
Brand new bites
If that isn’t enough, Spitalfields has recently welcomed three new food traders! Say hello to Smokoloko, serving delicious smoked meats out of a locomotive turned barbeque! Try out some warm cheesy goodness from The Toastie Truck, or check out the super stacked bagel burger from The London Bagel Co!
You’ve seen the menus of the market, now come inside for something tasty, interesting and healthy. Taste the best of British food at Canteen with casual all day dining. There’s also plenty of well-known health-conscious and taste-focused food brands like Leon, Giraffe, Itsu and Patisserie Valerie.
Spitalfields Market E1