Ridley Road Market

Want to buy a pig’s trotter? Fancy a bag of bobby beans? Or a fresh coconut drink? It's all here at Ridley Road Market. You’ll also find a haberdashery stall that sells wool and knitting needles, an African fabric stall, toys for a pound and a whole lot more. This is a real market, and a genuine slice of east London.

Where is it?

Ridley Road, London. Opposite Dalston Kingsland train station off Kingsland High Street.
E8 2NP
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Wow fact

Ridley Road market is said to be the inspiration for BBC’s EastEnders market.

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Things to do

- Enjoy the bustling vibe. 
- Get a pound bargain.
- Try some exotic fruit and veg.

By Michael Rosen