Stroll over to Brick Lane Market from your short let london home

Brick Lane has become one of the most well known of London Street markets. The Indian restaurants lining half the street are legend; the bagel deli’s often have queues reaching out of their doors and onto the street; and the shops and market stalls dedicated to vintage clothing are numerous and stuffed with great finds.  Any of our fabulous short let London homes will have a quick and easy journey time to Brick Lane Market where you can browse, shop, marvel and eat to your heart’s content.


Brick Lane is well worth seeking out when you visit London and is easy to get to from any of our short let London holiday homes.  If you are after kitsch collectables and unique clothing items that would not sit well in a high street store on Oxford Street, this is the place to come.  Find an original and quirky gift for yourself or a loved one, a fun piece of bric-a-brac, or a lovely accessory or piece of clothing that will have you explaining to everyone who sees you where you bought it. Come early to nab the bargains and the best that the markets have to offer, before the crowds arrive – it will be worth it.

After all that browsing and haggling, you will need to re-charge your batteries.  Choose from the many excellent Indian and Bangladeshi curry houses all around Brick Lane that have some of the best food of this kind in all of London. Don’t fancy a curry?  There are many food stalls inside the market offering up a wonderful variety of local and international wares that are too lengthy to go into here. Rest assured you will not go hungry! When you need a good cup of coffee later in the day, the local Italian cafes will be happy to help.


The Old Truman Brewery now known as Brick Lane Market houses several markets which are:  The Sunday Upmarket, The Backyard Market, The Tearooms, The Boiler House Food Hall and finally, The Vintage Market. The Vintage Market is definitiley one of the most popular and you will find vintage clothing and accessories here from the 1920’s to the 1990’s and also vintage records and other bric a brac. Check the Brick Lane Market website for opening hours and more information about each of the markets before leaving your short let London apartment to avoid disappointment.


Without a doubt it is the street art that gives Brick Lane real curb appeal and has everybody snapping away on every corner, so go with your camera for a real sensory feast. The art is ever changing, expanding and moving around, as new artists arrive, eager to impress –  so even if you have been before, it’s worth coming again to see what’s new. This urban art on London’s ancient and historical streets and walls will thrill and amaze all generations; it is the old and the new working together in a thrilling, exciting way.

Whether you have chosen a short let London home in the cool East End or the historic City, make sure you head off to Brick Lane Market to have a good look around. There is something here for everybody.