An iconic drinking spot in Canary Wharf, Giant Robot offers more than just cocktails and views over the river. Get involved with their selection of street food vendors offering everything from juicy burgers and wings, bao buns and delicious plates of pasta.
Best Food Markets And Food Halls In London
Taking the London dining scene by storm, food markets are feeding the capital's appetite for street eats. From vegan food fests that unite the city's plant-based providers, to slick market halls that bring you the goods from some of the country's best artisan vendors, you never have to search long to find one of these edible cornucopias. To make it even easier for you though, we've rounded up our top picks for food markets and food halls in London, so you can get your street feast on ASAP.
Housed in a former banana warehouse, Seven Dials Market is a newby on the foodie scene, but it's got some of the hottest traders on the scene. Flooded with natural lights from the glass ceiling, the space has a bookshop, producer's alley, and a cheese conveyor belt (we know).
One of the original London food halls, it's not hard to see why Mercato Metropolitano kickstarted the trend. The vibrant spot is filled with over 48 food stalls selling everything from arancini to ramen, ice cream to seafood. And we haven't even gotten on to the booze - sip on craft brews, fine wines and classic cocktails.
A sleek spot down on the Fulham Road, this market hall is housed inside an Edwardian underground station. Nowadays they're home to seven different food traders ready to bring you some spectacular eats, from a luxe poke bar to fried chicken burgers and fresh churros. One of three venues of its kind, you can find its sister sites in Victoria and the West End.
Set over three floors, within the former Oxford Street BHS, this beauty has been named the biggest food hall in the country. Featuring 11 kitchens serving p a mega range of cuisines from £4 pizza to hand made sushi, rotis to plant-based goodies, the whopper of a venue also houses four bars and has three event spaces - basically, whatever you need, they've got it.
South London's favourite shipping container hangout, Pop Brixton is home to all manner of start-ups, from retail boutiques to a radio station. However it's the food that we're the most interested in, as their mix of hole-in-the-wall traders and sit-in restaurants offer everything from raclette and crepes to Bhangra burgers and innovative takes on Vietnamese cuisine.
A 5,000-square-foot bar, restaurant and club just a short walk from Paddington Station, Huckster offers an international range of delectable street food across its multi-level venue. Head down for the chance to feast on burgers, buffalo wings, wonton soups and New York-inspired sourdough slices from their excellent vendors.
A London food hall with some of the finest restaurants in the biz? You'll find it all under one roof at Arcade Theatre where everything from pastries at Popham's to katsu sandos will keep you coming back for more.
An East London must-visit if you're in the mood for food, Dinerama fronts nine different food traders and ten bars. Chow down on everything from vegan Mexican specials to beefed-up burgers and delicious fried chicken, washed down with cocktails, craft cans and new wave wines.
Head down to Hackney cocktail spot El Garito every Saturday where they're teaming up with Kerb and Hackney Downs Studios to bring you an eco-friendly village market brimming with international eats, live music and even the odd food workshop.