Try the various London markets on weekends. Usually markets are only one day. Try the Brunswick, Broadway, Maltby street or Portobello road markets on Saturdays or the Brick Lane and Columbia Road markets on Sundays. Another to try is near Gospel Oak Station.
Address: Billingsgate Market, Trafalgar Way, London E14 5ST
Telephone: 020 7987 1118
Website: http://www.billingsgate-market.org.uk/; http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/business/wholesale-food-markets/billingsgate/Pages/default.aspx
Description: Fish market in East London. Go to get fresh fish before 7 AM.
Address: 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL
Telephone: 020 7407 1002
Description: A foodie lover's paradise on the South Bank. Lots of food stalls and sample tasters. Closed on Sundays.
Address: Brick Lane, London
Description: Street in East London famous for having the most curry houses on a street in Britain, as well as for being the epicentre of Shoreditch cool. The Northern half is full of shops and on Sundays is a market with lots of yummy foodstalls as well.
Address: Brixton Market, Electric Ave, London SW9 8JX
Description: Great market in Brixton with a wide variety of restaurants to choose from. Some restaurants should be reserved in advance.
Address: Broadway Market, London
Description: Great Saturday market in East London. Restaurants and shops line the road that fills up with food stalls. The crispy chicken burger is a personal favourite.
Address: Camden Market, Camden High St, London NW1 8NH
Telephone: 020 7284 2084
Description: A staple of the cool London scene for years. Take a stroll along the locks and sample some of the food from the numerous food stalls. Mobbed with tourists on the weekend.
Address: Columbia Road, London E2 7RG
Telephone: 020 7613 0876
Description: Sunday East-end flower market that has been a part of London life for over a century. Head there in the afternoon for the cheapest deals. Good to bring visiting friends to.
Address: Hatton Garden, London
Description: The traditional home of diamond stores in London.
Address: Maltby Street, London
Description: New foodie market in South London on Saturdays and Sundays.
Address: Portobello Road, London
Description: Saturday market in West London. Some good antiques at the North end of the street and on Golborne road.