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“Cheap, Dirty and Very Very Tacky”
Review of Petticoat Lane

Petticoat Lane
Ranked #630 of 1,718 things to do in London
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Owner description: London's most famous market that is busy, noisy and full of interesting things to see, items to buy and characters to meet.
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Don't bother going to Petticoat Lane. It is just stall after stall of cheap tatty clothes. Everything looked like it needed a good wash. The area is also scruffy and with no interesting features at all.

2  Thank cookielumps
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

We love Petticoat Lane and have visited it so many times over the years always finding a bargain to take home. It would appear that those days are gone, the market had so many stalls selling things for a £1 which looked like outdated cast offs. We trudged past stall after stall of 'bargains' but there was nothing I would contemplate buying. Very disappointed

3  Thank smedleyswife
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

To round off our Theatre weekend we visited Petticoat Lane Market. My wife was intrigued @ the number of leatherworkers
shops open Crowded (Needed to watch for pickpockets) & one needed to see that what was demonstrated was what was in the box you bought. Altogether an interesting & entertaining couple of hours.

1  Thank IainwiththeI
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Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Ist hard to find, only sell clothes and not very cheap, uninteresting. the food is varied but can be found elsewhere in the city for the best price.

1  Thank Gaby S
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

I've never been to Petticoat Lane in it's "Hayday" and it certainly isn't the best market in London. When we went the most notable sights were a pretty mural at the start of the lane, a mountain made of handbags and some baby toys which span so fast which we were afraid to touch as it might have worn your hand away.
But go and have a look if you're nearby, even if it os only to catch a glimpse of safety hazard baby toys...

1  Thank Hedgehog-From-Home
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