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Petticoat Lane

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Middlesex Street, London, England
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It used to be number ONE, now it's number NONE

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

Reviewed 2 August 2017
patrick j
Outdoor Primark

Lots of stalls selling cheap clothes , a bit like an outdoor Primark although one stall was selling... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Glasgow, Scotland
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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.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good18%
  • Average31%
  • Poor14%
  • 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 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
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Famous for its selling of petticoats in the distant past and close to where Jack the Ripper haunted in his life of crime, so packed with history but not outstanding compared to hundreds of other fascinating London alleys and lanes.

1  Thank D P
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Large street market selling clothing and footwear of all kinds. Worth a visit just to soak up the atmosphere but depends on the type of clothes you buy to whether this place will suit you.

Thank yorksboy127
Reviewed 2 June 2017

What a let down. Last visited here in the seventies where you could get more or less anything, now, crap that is probably some high street stores fifths not seconds!!! Must admit, some lovely Asian shops selling shoes/dresses/materials but apart from that nothing to write...More

1  Thank gcoutts310
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The best thing about this market and the only real good thing to me is the street food. It's good value, good quality and fast, perfect if you are passing by or work close by. If you aren't near by already though I most likely...More

Thank JstAnotherEnglishman
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I'm afraid the most famous London Market is now just a tourist location, as an east ender, Sunday mornings my family would always hit Petticoat Lane for a few bargains. However, now there is little there to excite apart from one or two international Delis....More

Thank Norman L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Although there are some great stalls full of clothes, the best thing about the market is definitely the huge selection of street food from across the world! Everything from Chinese, Thai, Caribbean - there is something for every taste. I'd personally recommend the chicken Katsu...More

Thank edwardlynch1966
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Brilliant market set in the busy centre right next to Liverpool Station, really easy to get to its full of so many different cultures, the atmosphere was great and we get some great bargains ! It's a most go !! And you have the option...More

Thank Sue N
Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world
class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to
be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of
Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the
Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious
legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour
groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden
squares, these days you're more likely to catch a
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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