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Not as good as it was

I'm a Londoner born and bread and many years ago frequented Pettycoat Lane market a lot. So what a... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Northampton, United Kingdom

Visited this market on Sunday got fantastic clothes with fantastic prices market sellers are... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Eaine V
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London's most famous market that is busy, noisy and full of interesting things to see, items to buy and characters to meet.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good18%
  • Average31%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible20%
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“chicken katsu” (3 reviews)
“leather goods” (3 reviews)
“fabric shops” (2 reviews)
Middlesex Street, London, England
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I'm a Londoner born and bread and many years ago frequented Pettycoat Lane market a lot. So what a disappointment it was having returned all these years later to find it just about average in relation to other London markets. Yes, it has cheap clothes...More

1  Thank X8685WHjamesf
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Visited this market on Sunday got fantastic clothes with fantastic prices market sellers are extremely friendly and give you good deals

Thank Eaine V
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We hated it here. The cultural mix made the atmosphere appear volatile and we were very aware of potential pickpockets and felt very vulnerable. Most of the clothes on sale were cheap tat and there was nothing that encouraged us to part with a penny...More

1  Thank SteMar247
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby I used to love this market I have often visited it to listen to the characters selling their goods and having banter with the punters. This was the first place where I ate Jellied eels, so a recent visit proved...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Not much to see and certainly no bargains to be had as most of what is on sale is junk. Seems to be the same junk from one stall to the next. With all the things there are to do in London don't waste your...More

1  Thank fkher
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A place mainly for locals. Can walk hours and find nothing although plenty of thins around you. Don't spend time for it, many others better than it.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I haven't been to Petticoat Lane Market in years,but when I paid a visit a couple of weeks ago, I can't tell you how very disappointed I was that this once great Sunday Market that had everything you could possibly want to buy is now...More

1  Thank Gillian1968
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Used to go there in the sixties but it's dead now and Camden is King. Petticoat Lane just hasn't moved with the times

1  Thank patrick j
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Lots of stalls selling cheap clothes , a bit like an outdoor Primark although one stall was selling M&S trousers. If you are in the mood for a browse then you might find a bargain. I bought two T-shirts, one Large and one X-large which...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Very limited choice of cuisine, mostly cheap halal places doing average dishes. The jamaican stand is pretty good. I recommend their curry goat and oxtail stew

1  Thank Remy R
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Response from TACOB0B | Reviewed this property |
The biggest issue would be the crowd, other than that I would think it would be fine.
1 November 2016|
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Response from EdEllis | Reviewed this property |
Liverpool Street mainline and tube station. Aldgate or Aldgate East